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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Charlotte, which features a middleweight contender fight as the headliner.

Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, round scoring, and play-by-play for UFC on FOX 27, which goes down in Charlotte, NC.

The headliner will take place in the middleweight division, with former Strikeforce middleweight champ Ronaldo Souza facing off with Derek Brunson in a rematch of their first bout in 2012.

Live results and play-by-play will commence early, as is traditional with Fox cards, with the Fight Pass broadcast at 4pm ET/1pm PT. After two fights on the streaming network, the show will move to FS1 for six fights at 5pm ET/2pm PT. Then it’s main card time on big Fox at 8pm ET/5pm PT for four fights.

The full lineup and schedule follows. Check out this week’s MMA Vivisection for predictions, analysis and betting odds on the each match up.

Ronaldo Souza vs. Derek Brunson

Round 1 - Slow start, lots of feeling out. A few kicks that are coming up short. Brunson finally lands a right. Jacare scores with a hard counter. Brunson with another right. Body kick from Jacare, and a straight right. Brunson charges in and almost gets taken down, but manages to stay on his feet. Brunson with a hard right but Jacares lands the counter again. Jacare with a huge head kick that floors Brunson! He’s stumbling and Jacare goes in with some punches that put him down! It’s over! Jacare is 2 for 2 against Brunson!

Ronaldo Souza defeated Derek Brunson viaKO (head kick and punches), round 1

Andre Fili vs. Dennis Bermudez

Round 1 - They engage immediately. Inside leg kick from Bermudez. Bermudez shoots in but can’t get anything going. Straight left from Bermudez. They trade low kicks. Fili with a short right. Two jabs from Fili. Bermudez clinches again. He can’t get it to the floor though. Fili finally gets a break. Body kick from Fili. Jab from Fili. Bermudez stuffs a left in his face. Fili gets a brief takedown. Low leg kick from Bermudez. He charges in with jabs and lands a right. Fili with a counter right. Fili with an inside leg kick. They trade kicks. Bermudez lands a bunch of low kicks. Fili with a takedown. 10-9 Bermudez.

Round 2 - Fili missed with an uppercut. Bermudez can’t get a takedown. Hard right hooks from each man. Fili with another takedown, but can’t keep him down. Bermudez picked him up off the ground and still couldn’t get him to the floor. Outside leg kick from Bermudez. Two more. Fili with a nice combo from the back foot. They both land. A couple of knees from Bermudez in the clinch. Yet another takedown fom Fili and he’s actually holding Bermudez down this time. For a little while, anyway. Hard right hook from Bermudez. 10-9 Bermudez.

Round 3 - Fili with a jab. Bermudez with two leg kicks. They trade in close. Fili with a nice right. Bermudez still kicking the legs. Nice uppercut from Fili. Bermudez battering Fili’s lead leg. High kick from Fili. Bermudez rips the body. He fights off a takedown attempt from Fili. Bermudez holds him against the cage and lands two knees. One was below the belt. Cornuts cam shows the damage. Bermudez with a high kick on the restart. Fili jabbing. Bermudez pressures and lands a left. Bermudez bringing big pressure but neither man is as accurate as they were earlier. Fili with a jab while backing up. Bermudez with a leg kick, jab, and a right. Bermudez rips the body. Fili fired back with a right. Bermudez finally gets a takedown, but Fili reverses. 10-9 and 30-27 Bermudez.

Andre Fili defeated Dennis Bermudez via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

Gregor Gillespie vs. Jordan Rinaldi

Round 1 - Rinaldi misses with a right but lands a left hook. Rinaldi misses with head kick. Gillespie lands two rights. Step-in knee from Rinaldi but Gillespie caught it. The wrestler can’t get Rinaldi down that time, but he does the next time. Gillespie passes to side. He moves to mount with 2:45 to go. Rinaldi gives up his back. Rinaldi turned back out and regained half guard - but not for long. Rinaldi popped out and almost returns to his feet, but Gillespie is landing knees from the back. He sinks hooks again and lands a bunch of punches. Rinaldi is trapped. The ref has to step in. That was beautiful.

Gregor Gillespie defeated Jordan Rinaldi via TKO (strikes), 4:46 of round 1

Drew Dober vs. Frank Camacho

Round 1 - Camacho with a right to the chest. Dober with a leg kick and a reaching left. They brawl into the clinch. Dober with a couple of knees to the body. Camacho spins him around and hits a trip takedown into side. Dober back up after about 30 seconds. They jockey for position for a while. Camacho lands a couple of nice shots. Dober gets dropped by a right! He’s up and okay though. 10-9 Camacho.

Round 2 - Camacho gets a takedown. It doesn’t stay on the ground for long though. Dober is landing some big shots now, he has definitely turned things around. He’s got Camacho with his back to the cage, landing leg kicks and big lefts. Head kick from Dober! Camacho goes to the body. Inside leg kick from Dober. Camacho with a short right. They’re phone booth fighting again. Dober pops him with a left. Nice body shot, then a right hook. Camacho lands a hard left hook. Dober with a body kick. They both land big shots! Dober with two more rights. 10-9 Dober.

Round 3 - Dober looking for a takedown immediately but can’t get anything. Dober has a cut over his left eye. They trade shots. Again. Dober in on a takedown again, but Camacho reverses it and gets a trip takedown. Dober scoots away after about 20 seconds. They both land hard rights. Step-in knee from Camacho. Right hook from Camacho. Dober landing too though. Big overhand left from Dober. Camacho clubs him with a right hooke. Dober with two jabs. Dober with an inside leg kick and a brutal left hook. Camacho still pressing forward. They both land combos. Uppercut from Camacho. Camacho with a right to the body. Dober with a counter left. Hard shots from each men. Dober with a big left. That was a good fight! 10-9 and 29-28 Camacho.

Drew Dober defeated Frank Camacho via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Bobby Green vs. Erik Koch

Round 1 - They trade low kicks. Hard body and leg kick from Koch. Green goes to the body. Koch with a jab. Nice left from Koch. Another long left from Koch. Green with a big combo against the cage, and he’s looking for a takedown. Nothing there. Koch with a stiff right hook. They clinch against the fence. Koch with a beautiful trip takedown with just under two minutes to go. Koch trying to set up an arm triangle and moves to mount. Green gives up his back. Green escapes after Koch failed to secure a choke. Nice. Body kick and head kick for Green. Big right as well. Good round, 10-9 Koch.

Round 2 - Body kick from Koch. Green with three knees to the body in the clinch. Koch with a straight right. They trade body kicks. Green with a right to the body. They trade rights. Koch with a left. Another body kick from Green. Koch with a hard left. Green with the right on a clinch break. Koch with a hard counter left hook. Green with a heavy body kick but eats a counter. Green is walking him down with his hands at his hips. Green with a left. Green goes to the body and lands a right hook. Two short rights inside as well. 10-9 Green.

Round 3 - Green with a brutal right. Koch is pressured but he seems a bit stunned. Green with another shot. Green with rights and a kick to the body. Jab from Green. Koch with one of his own. They clinch up. Green with a takedown. He’s in side control dropping elbows. Koch reverses position. Green reverses right back. Body shots from side. Green with some punches and good control. 10-9 and 29-28 Green.

Bobby Green defeated Erik Koch via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Mirsad Bektic vs. Godofredo Pepey

Round 1 - Pepey popped him with a left. Inside leg kick from Bektic. Pepey with a spinning back kick to the gut. Bektic just missed with a huge right. Pepey with a counter uppercut. Nice. Outside leg kick from Bektic. Pepey with an overhand right. Bektic landed one of his own. Bektic with a massive body shot and Pepey is down! It’s over just like that. Wow, that was nasty. Looked like it was right to the sternum.

Mirsad Bektic defeated Godofredo Pepey via TKO (punches), 2:47 of round 1

Mara Romero Borella vs. Katlyn Chookagian

Round 1 - Borella with a leg kick. Chookagian with a low kick. Borella scores with a right. Leg kick from Borella, and again. Chookagian responds with a right and a leg kick. Borella with a big right hook. Chookagian with a long straight right. They trade a bit in the pocket. Low kicks from Borella. Borella continued to kick low. Chookagian with a shot to the body. Chookgian throwing a lot but connecting with very little. Borella chewing up her front leg. Two rights over the top from Borella. 10-9 Borella.

Round 2 - Chookagian with a shovel hook. Borella with leg kicks and a right hook. Front kick from Chookagian. Thai clinch for Borella and she lands a hard knee to the head. Borella with a body kick. Chookagian caught it but couldn’t do anything. They both miss with punches They’re both missing a lot, actually. Chookagian lands to the body. Uppercut from Chookagian. Long right from Chookagian. 10-9 Chookagian.

Round 3 - Chookagian opens with a right and an inside leg kick. Borella with a low kick. Borella showing a bit of urgency,but she eats a head kick. Chookagian with a left and she’s moving well. Borella with a couple of jabs, and a low kick. Borella gets a body lock and looks for a takedown. She does. Chookagian immediately secures a triangle. Borella just pulled her head out though. Borella with a leg kick. Chookagian with a right cross. Two more jabs from Chookagian. 10-9 and 29-28 Chookagian.

Katlyn Chookagian defeated Mara Romero Borella via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Randa Markos vs. Juliana Lima

Round 1 - Lima with a right and a leg kick. Another inside leg kick. Markos clinches up. Knees to the thigh from Markos. A few reversals on the cage. Really not a lot going on here, but the ref is letting them go. The crowd starts to boo with a minute to go. Lima finally drags Markos to the mat with 40 seconds to go. Markos sweeps into mount with 20 seconds to go. Lima ties up one of her arms. A few elbows from Markos. 10-9 Markos.

Round 2 - Lima with a body kick, and they clinch again. Markos went for a takedown but ended up on the bottom. They stay on the ground for about a minute with nothing happening before the ref stands them up. Lima with a front kick. Markos drags her to the mat against the cage. She moves to mount and lands a few big shots. Lima gets back to half. Markos with more short punches. Back to full guard. Lima trying to catch her from the bottom but Markos isn’t giving her any room. 10-9 Markos.

Round 3 - They exchange early, but then clinch up again. Markos with a throw and moves straight to mount. She’s all over Lima with punches. Back to half guard, and they’re stalled out. Now she’s in side and looking for a choke. Lima pops out and gets back to her feet. Markos stays right on her against the cage though. She finishes the fight in control. 10-9 and 30-27 Markos.

Randa Markos defeated Juliana Lima via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Justine Kish vs. Ji Yeon Kim

Round 1 - Kim with a right. Kish with an outside leg kick. She goes to the body. Slow start. Two low kicks from Kish. They trade shots in the pocket. Quick left and a right from Kim. Body kick from Kish. Two lefts from Kim. Kish slips. Kim with another right. Head kick from Kish, and a low kick. Leg kick from Kim, Kish responds with a right hook. 10-9 Kish on volume.

Round 2 - They trade inside right away. Lead left from Kim. Body kick from Kish. Kish with two rights. Hard inside leg kick. Jabs from Kim. Counter right from Kish. Kish with a right and an inside leg kick. Kim isn’t throwing much any more. She finally lands a long right. Kish with one of her own. Kish rips her with a kick to the body. Right hook and a left body kick again from Kish. Kish with three big shots. Easy 10-9 Kish.

Round 3 - Kim with a right as Kish threw a high kick. Nice combo from Kish after she ate a leg kick. Kish was spun around by something, then landed a punch to the eye but Kim just stopped. The ref stepped in. Kim only needed a few sconds to recover. They’re both showing some ugency now. Kim with two rights. Kish with a kick and a spinning back fist. Kim stepping up the pressure. Big right lands. They’re really throwing! Kish’s nose is bleeding. Kish with a left and a knee. Two counters from Kim. Another right for Kim, but she’s running out of time. Kish with a leg kick. Kish spins again. Body kick from Kish as Kim lands a right. Kim slaps her with a right. Kish with an inside leg kick. Kish with a right and she spins yet again. Knees in the clinch. Good fight. 10-9 Kim but 29-28 Kish.

Ji Yeon Kim defeated Justine Kish via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Vinc Pichel vs. Joaquim Silva

Round 1 - Silva with a leg kick. Silva tripped on the fence and Pichel landed a leg kick and a right. Pichel with two hard body shots. Inside leg kick from Pichel. Silva isn’t throwing much. A lot of feinting. Inside leg kick from Pichel again. Silva with a body kick. Silva with a right over the top. Hard body kick from Silva. Pichel can’t find his range. Silva with a slip and Pichel looked for a takedown, but excellent balance from the Brazilian. 10-9 Silva.

Round 2 - Pichel with a low kick. Big right from Pichel after he finally closed the distance. They clinch briefly. Pichel with a left. They trade rights. Silva with a head kick. Pichel spins. Capoeira kick from Silva. They traade inside. Silva with a lead right hook. Leg kick and body shot from Pichel. Jumping spin kick from Silva misses and Pichel chases him down with body shots. Low leg kick from Silva. Body kick from Pichel. Lots of feinting again. Knee to the body from Pichel. Silva with a right. Leg kick from Pichel. Combo from Silva. Uppercut and leg kick from Pichel. 10-9 Pichel.

Round 3 - Lots of movement early. Pichel just misses with a head kick. Inside leg kick and a right inside. Silva pressuring. Two body kicks from Silva. Pichel catches a kick and throws Silva to the mat, but can’t keep him there. Pichel misses with two uppercuts. Right from Silva. Silva with three more rights. Body kick from Silva, Pichel with a right to the body. They both land rights. Jab from Pichel. Leg kick too, and a body kick. Pichel scores with a counter right. Straight right from Pichel, and a body kick. Another leg kick. Silva with a right uppercut. Pichel to the body. Two rights from Silva, who is bleeding. Pichel shoots and chases Silva. They throw wild shots to the horn. 10-9 and 29-28 Silva, but it was close.

Vinc Pichel defeated Joachim Silva via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Niko Price vs. George Sullivan

Round 1 - Sullivan with a strafing left. Price with a low leg kick. Jab from Price. Low kick. Both throwing range jabs. Body kick from Sullivan. Price looking for a takedown but Sullivan fights him off. Not for long though, as Price uses a body lock and some misdirection to get Sullivan to the mat. Sullivan up briefly, but goes back down. Up again. They clinched up for a while. Price with another takedown. Sullivan doesn’t stay down long though. Sullivan with a knee. 10-9 Price.

Round 2 - Sullivan with a jab and a low kick. He lands a right too. Price looking to counter. Price with a knee and a hard right. Another knee and Sullivan is looking for a takedown. He gets it. Price briefly looks for an armbar. Sullivan lands a couple of hard strikes from the top. Price is cut. More GnP from Sullivan. Price gets up, then immediately takes Sullivan down. He gives up his back. Price landing big shots and he sinks a choke. It’s over.

Niko Price defeated George Sullivan via submission (rear naked choke),4:21 of round 2

Austin Arnett vs. Cory Sandhagen

Round 1 - Sandhagen with an early low kick. Arnett with a couple of jabs. Sandhagen with a couple of quick rights. Arnett with a knee in close. Arnett with a low leg kick. Both are fast. Body kick and a left to the body from Sandhagen. They trade uppercuts. Sandhagen with more body work. Arnett charges in with two lefts. They trade jabs. Sandhagen with a takedown. Big elbows from the top. Arnett with an upkick. Sandhagen with a body shot as Arnett got up. Outside leg kick from Sandhagen. Big combo from Arnett. They trade kicks. Sandhagen goes back to the body. They clinch. 10-9 Sandhagen.

Round 2 - Sandhagen opens with a low kick. Sandhagen with two jabs, a low kick, and a high kick. Nice left hook and a couple of leg kicks from Sandhagen. Knee and a hard elbow from Sandhagen in close. Arnett looks for aw takedown, and takes his back. He was too high though and Sandhagen took top position. A couple of big elbows. Arnett is cut underneath the eye. Arnett bucked out and they returned to their feet. Sandhagen scored with a spinning elbow. Left and and a knee from Sandhagen. Liver shot and more knees. Arnett is down. Sandhagen pounds him out with hammerfists.

Cody Sandhagen defeated Austin Arnett via TKO (strikes), 3:48 of round 2