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UFC Brazil exec hails Fight Night: Sao Paulo as 'best show in MMA history'

In the eyes of UFC Brazil head Giovani Decker, fans who watched UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 were witness to the best show in UFC and MMA history.

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UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo delivered the goods, with several entertaining bouts and quality finishes throughout the night. Giovani Decker, Senior Vice President and General Manager of UFC Brazil, praised the show's success in the post-fight press conference. In fact, he called it the best event not just in UFC history, but in all of MMA. (H/T to MMA Mania)

The main event included Vitor Belfort, the greatest Brazilian fighter of all-time, getting a 1st round knockout win over Dan Henderson, the greatest American fighter of all-time. Thomas Almeida, the best bantamweight prospect in combat sports history, scored a sensational KO of his own against Anthony Birchak, who holds the best ever 1st round KO of Joe Soto. Also on the main card, Glover Teixeira dispatched Patrick Cummins in one of the best light heavyweight fights of the night, Rashid Magomedov was by far the best Magomedov in Sao Paulo, and Corey Anderson beasted harder than any other human being in his win over Fabio Maldonado.

Lest we forget the back-and-forth between Pedro Munhoz and Jimmie Rivera, which many have described as the best UFC Fight Pass fight in the month of November of all-time. Gleison Tibau also had the best erroneously called submission win of his career, as Keith Peterson mistakenly thought Abel Trujillo, the best Blackzilians lightweight whose surname starts with T, had passed out from a choke.

All in all, hard to dispute this line, and UFC 193, which is headlined by Ronda Rousey, the greatest athlete of all-time, will have a tough act to follow.

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