UFC Fight Night 106: Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum


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UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum took place on March 11th, 2017 from the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil. The event headliner featured a middleweight bout between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Vitor Belfort and rising middleweight Kelvin Gastelum.

Event Background

  • Ion Cutelaba was rumored to be taking on Luis Henrique da Silva at the event but Cutelaba did not participate due to injury. Luis did not remain on the card and opted to fight at another event.


  • Alex Nicholson was rumored to be taking on Paulo Henrique Costa at the event but was removed in favor of promotion newcomer Garreth McLellan.


  • Max Griffin was scheduled to meet Sergio Moraes at the event but had to pull out due to injury. UFC newcomer Davi Ramos filled in for Griffin.


  • Godofredo Pepey vs. Kyle Bochniak was pulled from the event due to both fighters getting injured and not cleared the week leading up to the event.

Event Results

Weight Class Official Match Result Victory Method Round & Time
Middleweight Kelvin Gastelum Defeated Vitor Belfort TKO (Punches) First | 3:52
Light Heavyweight Shogun Rua Defeated Gian Villante TKO (Punches) Third | 0:59
Lightweight Edson Barboza Defeated Beneil Dariush Knockout (Flying Knee) Second | 3:35
Flyweight Ray Borg Defeated Jussier Formiga Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28,29-28) Third | 5:00
Women’s Bantamweight Marion Reneau vs. Bethe Correia Majority Draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28) Third | 5:00
Welterweight Alex Oliveira Defeated Tim Means Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Second | 2:38
 Preliminary Card
Lightweight Kevin Lee Defeated Francisco Trinaldo Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Second | 3:12
Welterweight Sergio Moraes Defeated Davi Ramos Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Third | 5:00
Bantamweight Joe Soto Defeated Rani Yahya Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27) Third | 5:00
Lightweight Michel Prazeres Defeated Josh Burkman Submission (North-South Choke) First | 1:41
Featherweight Jeremy Kennedy Defeated Rony Jason Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27) Third | 5:00
Middleweight Paul Henrique Costa Defeated Garreth McLellan TKO (Punches) First | 1:17

Event Awards

Fight of the Night: — No Award Given —

Performance of the Night: Kelvin Gastelum, Edson Barboza, Michel Prazeres and Paulo Henrique Costa

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