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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today's UFC event in Halifax, which is headlined by a heavyweight tilt between Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne.

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Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, round scoring and play-by-play as UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Browne goes down in the fine Canadian city of Halifax..

As you can guess from the name of the event, the headliner will be a heavyweight scrap between Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne. Also of note is the middleweight debut of Johny Hendricks, who is taking on former Bellator 185-pound champ Hector Lombard.

Live results and play-by-play will commence with the Fight Pass broadcast at 6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT. They will move to FS1 at 7pm for four prelims fights, and stay there for the main card's six fights starting at 9pm ET. The full lineup and schedule follows. Check out this week's MMA Vivisection for predictions, analysis and betting odds on the each match up.

Ryan Janes vs. Gerald Meerschaert

Round 1 - Meerschaert with an inside leg kick. Janes presses forward and lands two hard straight rights. He clinches up and gets a takedown. Meerschaert throws up an armbar and it's over just like that! Wow!

Gerald Meerschaert defeated Ryan Janes via submission (armbar), 1:34 of round 1

Jack Marshman vs. Thiago Santos

Round 1 - Santos with a right hook and leg kick. Two left hooks land. Marshman is wading in but getting lit up. Santos with the takedown. Santos backs out of guard, then jumps back in. Marshman popped back to his feet. Santos with a leg kick, but Marshman landed a counter combo. Santos with a heavy body kick. Marshman tried to catch the next one. Marshman with a right hook that drops Santos! He grabbed a standing guillotine and landed a knee. It's a brawl now. Tough to score, Santos controlled the whole round other than the knockdown. I'll still go 10-9 Santos.

Round 2 - Santos  back to kicking. Marshman just misses with a right  hook. Inside leg kick from Santos. Again Marshman lands a hard counter when Santos misses. Santos with a spinning heel kick that dropped Marshman! He's on him with GnP immediately and it's over. Wow, that was crazy.

Thiago Santos defeated Jack Marshman via TKO (strikes), 2:21 of round 2

Marshman is complaining about the stoppage, and looking at the replay, he might have a case. He was rocked but very alert and responsive. Too late now I guess.

Reginaldo Vieira vs. Aiemann Zahabi

Round 1 - Vieira with a low leg kick. Another. Zahabi with a head kick. Vieira misses with a winging combo. Zahabi connects with a couple of hard punches that backs Vieira off. Nice combo from Zahabi that ends with a head kick. He's changing stances a lot to set up those high kicks. Vieira dives in on a takedown attempt and got it. Zahabi popped up but ate a couple of punches to the gut while doing so. Zahabi stuffed a takedown attempt but Vieira managed to land a two-punch combo right after. Zahabi with a body kick. Vieira scores with a right hook. He's landing nice counters and going to the body too. Another takedown. 10-9 Vieira.

Round 2 - Vieira with a right hook that connects. Zahabi fires back with a left. They trade in the pocket. Vieira landed three leg kicks in a row. Vieira looking for a takedown, but Zahabi threatened with a standing guillotine. Vieira pressed him against the fence and landed some knees to the thigh. He's still pressuring for the takedown but Zahabi is fighting him off. Back to the center. Zahabi pressing now, and lands a right hook hard. Vieira goes back to the body, then splits the guard with a jab.Zahabi pressures with big punches and drops Vieira! He's right to mount but the round is over! 10-9 Zahabi.

Round 3 - Leg kick from Vieira. Zahabi with a counter that backs his opponent off. Vieira rips him with a left hook after missing with a wild right. Vieira kicks low again. Zahabi comes back with a stinging right. Vieira with a jab. Zahabi misses wit ha wheel kick. Vieira looks for a single but Zahabi swats him off. Nice combo from Vieira. Two left hooks sneak through from Vieira. Zahabi is jabbing. Vieira scooped Zahabi up to slam him but he was able to slip away. Vieira with a combo. Zahabi with a hard shot in return. Good fight. I have it 10-9 and 29-28 Vieira.

Aiemann Zahabi defeated Reginaldo Vieira by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Carla Esparza vs. Randa Markos

Round 1 - Slow start. Markos with a low, wide stance. They're throwing some jabs but not really engaging. Esparza connects with a straight right. Markos circling a lot and throwing jabs. Esparza with a counter left and a straight right. Esparza scoops a single and gets the takedown. Markos almost reversed her but Esparza got her base back and worked from side control. Markos looking for an inverted triangle. She used it to try to get on top. Markos has her in a crucifix from the bottom and she's landing hammerfists to the side of the head. Esparza escapes and lands some shots of her own. 10-9 Esparza.

Round 2 - Markos pressuring early. Esparza with a nice counter combo. Markos with a jab. Markos with two hard shots. Esparza fires back. Esparza wades in with a nice combo. Hard right from Esparza. Markos still using that low base but it seems to be hindering her striking. Markos presses forward and lands a knee against the cage. Esparza with a pretty takedown and she's to mount quickly. She locks up an arm triangle choke just as quickly. Markos survives the round. 10-9 Esparza.

Round 3 - Markos charges out of the gate with punches and stuffs a takedown attempt from Esparza. Spinning backfist connects for Markos. She scored with a right too. They trade in the pocket, but Markos is getting the best of it. Esparza landed two knees in the clinch but couldn't get a takedown. They're lighting eack other up now. Esparza gets a brief takedown. Esparza lands a knee. She may have been down when it connected though. Regardless, the ref missed it. A clash of heads busted Markos open. Nice right by Markos. Esparza gets a late takedown. 10-9 Markos, but 29-28 Esparza on my card.

Randa Markos defeated Carla Esparza by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Nordine Taleb

Round 1 - Taleb throwing jabs and leg kicks. Ponzinibbio unexpectedly off to a slow start. Low leg kick and a body shot from The Ponz. Taleb landing some hard leg kicks. Ponzinibbio with a body kick. Taleb caught a kick, carried him across the cage, and cracked him with a right. Ponzinibbio gets a jab through. Taleb with a straight right and a left body kick. Jab and a low kick again. Two more. 10-9 Taleb.

Round 2 - Taleb back to the kicks. Ponzinibbio throwing jabs. Nice counter from Taleb. Two leg kicks from Taleb, but Ponzinibbio fires back. A right to the nose stuns Taleb. He's pawing at his face. Actually it may have been an eyepoke. The Ponz keeps firing at it with his jab. Taleb back to the kicks. Ponzinibbio connecting with jabs. I feel like I'm repeating myself but both men are going back to the well with the same weapons. Ponzinibbio with a combo and a straight right drops Taleb! Ponzinibbio jumps him but Taleb locks him down. Elbow from Ponzinibbio. They stay there for the rest of the round. 10-9 Ponzinibbio.

Round 3 - Taleb with leg kicks. Ponzinibbio jabbing. The ref warned Taleb for extended fingers. Jumping switch kick to the body for Taleb. Ponzinibbio misses with a right hook. Head kick from Ponzinibbio. Taleb with a combo. More jabs from Ponzinibbio. Taleb's nose is a mess and he's spitting blood out. Two hard leg kicks from Taleb. Ponzinibbiojust keeps firing the jab. Taleb responds with his own jab this time. Taleb with a hard counter left that stuns Ponzinibbio. Ponz fired back with a hard straight right. More jabs. Ponzinibbio with another right. And another. Taleb clubbed him back with two of his own. Close round. I'll go 10-9 and 29-28 Ponzinibbio.

Santiago Ponzinibbio defeated Nordine Taleb by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Paul Felder vs. Alessandro Ricci

Round 1 - Felder kicking hard early. Ricci trying to time his counters. Ricci with a nice step-out left. Nice right from Felder and Ricci's already bleeding. Hard leg kick from Ricci. Combo from Ricci. Ricci pumping the left jab. Spinning elbow from Felder, and right hook follows. Both connect with jabs. Felder finding his range. Hard body kick from Riici. Felder responds with his hands. Ricci with a jab. Felder landed something that hurt Ricci unexpectedly. He went down and Felder finished him off. It looks like Felder broke Ricci's nose with a step-in elbow. Wow.

Paul Felder defeated Alessandro Ricci by TKO (strikes), 4:44 of round 1

Gina Mazany vs. Sara McMann

Round 1 - McMann bullies her way into the clinch immediately and got a takedown against the cage. She's on her back now. Mazany got up, but a bodylock forced her back down. McMann easily secured an arm-triangle choke and got the tap just like that. Domination.

Sara McMann defeated Gina Mazany by submission (arm-triangle choke), 1:14 of round 1

Cezar Ferreira vs. Elias Theodorou

Round 1 - Mutante came out aggressive with kicks. Theodorou caught a head kick and slowed him down. Theodorou threw a kick and Ferreira swept the back leg out. Theodorou is throwing kicks but they're not connecting. They trade kicks. Mutante with a body kick but it gets caught again. Theodorou used to to get into the clinch. Not much happened there and Ferreira circled out. A right connects for Theodorou. Another body kick from Mutante. Body kick from Theodorou but Ferreira landed the counter punch. 10-9 Ferreira.

Round 2 - Ferreira looking for a takedown but couldn't get anything against the cage. Mutante caught Theodorou jumping in for a flying knee and took him to the floor. He immediately circled around to the back. Theodorou didn't stay on the ground long though, scooting away and to his feet. Mutante with a nice trip takedown. Back up again. Nice left hook on the break from Theodorou. Big slam takedown from Theodorou but he was stuck in a guillotine. He pulled his head out and dropped a few punches. Ferreira is up but Theodorou looked for the takedown again. He's stuck in a guillotine again. He popped out again. Rinse, repeat. Back to the feet. A few kicks from Theodorou. Nice left hook from the Canadian. 10-9 Theodorou.

Round 3 - Theodorou connects with a kick. Body kick and a right hook from Elias. Mutante's volume has dropped greatly this round. Theodorou is throwing some annoying kicks but not cracking him with anything. Theodorou stuffs a Ferreira shot. They clashed heads as they entered the clinch. Not much happening here. Left hook from Theodorou. Nice takedown from Mutante, and he's quickly got full back control. He's looking for a choke. Theodorou got away and looked for his own takedown but couldn't get it. Theodorou with a front headlock and a knee. 10-9 and 29-28 Ferreira.

Elias Theodorou defeated Cezar Ferreira by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Sam Sicilia vs. Gavin Tucker

Round 1 - Tucker with an inside leg kick. They trade kicks. Tucker with a head kick. Tucker dancing a bit. Couple of left hooks from Tucker, and he whiffs on an uppercut. Right hook and a body kick. Another body kick. Sicilia hasn't let his hands go yet. Body shot from Sicilia. They both land calf kicks. Sicilia is late on his counters. Head kick from Tucker. Tucker with a knee up the middle. 10-9 Tucker.

Round 2 - Inside leg kick from Tucker. He scores with a straight left. More kicks. Sicilia is still gunshy. Tucker kicking the inside and outside of the front leg. Tucker laughs at a Sicilia missed uppercut. They trade rights. Tucker goes low and high with kicks. Sicilia finally landed a decent punch. Now a right hook from him, but Tucker tagged him right back. Tucker with a jab. 10-9 Tucker.

Round 3 - Tucker set up a kick but threw an uppercut instead, which caught Sicilia clean. Sicila comes back with a hard right that may have stunned Tucker. They clinched up for a bit. Sicilia is trying to ugly this up and it's working. Or it was, until Tucker took him down for a few seconds. Sicilia connects with a left hook. Tucker responds with his own. Beautiful 1-2 from Tucker to Sicilia's jaw. Sicilia throwing haymakers but Tucker is easily evading them. Tucker with a knee  to the gut. He's smiling and calling his shots. Body kicks. He made Sicilia miss badly and clowned on him a bit for it. Sicilia with a body kick. 10-9 and 30-27 Tucker. The crowd loves the hometown boy.

Gavin Tucker defeated Sam Sicilia by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard

Round 1 - Hendricks with a thigh kick. Lombard whiffs on a left hook. Slow pace. Lombard with a jab. Lombard lands the left this time. Hendricks with an inside leg kick. Lombard with another left and catches a kick. Now a right. Hendricks covers up and circles out. They clinch up and Hendricks landed a knee. He faked a takedown attempt. They trade lefts. Lombard caught another kick and looked for a takedown but Hendricks is up in a flash. Lombard looks for another trip but can't get it to the floor. Lombard opens up a bit against the cage. 10-9 Lombard.

Round 2 - Lombard lands a nice counter to start. Jab. Hendricks with another kick that almost gets caught. Nice combo from Lombard. Straight left from Hendricks stunned Lombard a bit and he clinched up. Knee to the cup from Lombard. Let's go to the cornuts cam - yup, right up the middle. Ouch. Lombard lands two lefts on the restart that stumbled Hendricks. He's getting after it but Hendricks fired a left right back. Lombard caught a knee and landed a bunch of strikes in close. Hendricks looking for the Thai clinch. Lombard's lead left hook lands hard again. Hendricks with his own. Again Hendricks tried to land a knee and again it got caught. They clinch up against the fence. The ref warns Lombard for cage grabbing. A Hendricks knee connects, and he follows it with a right hook. Outside leg kick from Lombard. Another knee. 10-9 Hendricks.

Round 3 - Lombard with a hard right. Outside leg kick. Hendricks missed with a lead left. Inside leg kick from Hendricks. Another step-in knee for Hendricks, and he lands a left as well. Hendricks faked a takedown and scores with a left hook. Uppercut from Lombard. Hendricks with a left hook over the top. Hendricks faked the takedown and landed an uppercut. Body kick from Lombard. Straight left knocks Lombard back. Lombard caught a knee and Hendricks landed a jumping knee instead. Not bad. Lombard looked for a takedown but Hendricks got up right away. Body shots from Lombard. Overhand left finds the mark too. Lombard wants to fight over the last 10 seconds, but Hendricks runs away. 10-9 and 29-28 Hendricks.

Johny Hendricks defeated Hector Lombard by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Derrick Lewis vs. Travis Browne

Round 1 - Lewis fires right away but catches a counter. Hard outside leg kick from Browne. Browne taking the center. Low outside leg kick from Lewis. Browne landed a kick to the body and it looks like Lewis is hurt from it. He's holding his stomach. Browne continuing to kick at it and Lewis is in pain. He's kicking the legs now. Lewis with a spinning kick. That just looked awkward. Browne lands a leg kick but Lewis dropped him with a counter right! Browne is up right away and went back to the body. Lewis cowered in pain and walked away, but they're still going. Browne with a leg kick. Two front kicks to the belly from Browne. Lewis with an outside leg kick. Browne with his own. Lewis tried the spinning kick again. Lewis lands a hard right at the horn. 10-9 Browne.

Round 2 - Front kick to the body again from Browne to start. Outside leg kick. Browne with a knee to the body. Lewis tied him up, landed a shot, and it's on now! Browne tried to  get away but Lewis opened up with a huge volley of strikes. He got Browne against the fence and scored with a bunch of punches, including two big uppercuts. Browne was visibly wobbled but went for a takedown. Lewis ended up on top though. Lewis opening up with ground and pound. Browne got to his feet and he's pushing Lewis off. Body kick from Browne. Lewis cracked him with another shot and Browne is down! Ground and pound and it is over. Late stoppage too.

Derrick Lewis defeats Travis Browne by KO (strikes), 3:12 of round 2