The card took place on Saturday night in Belem, Brazil, and was
headlined by a middleweight clash between former 205-pound champion
Machida and ex-University of Alabama linebacker Eryk Anders.
The contest went the full five rounds, with Machida winning via
split decision. The card also onetime bantamweight title challenger
Shevchenko submit Priscila
Cachoeira via rear-naked choke in the second round of a
lopsided flyweight co-main event.
Meanwhile, preliminary bill attracted an audience of 361,000 to Fox
Sports 2. The featured prelim of the evening saw Sergio
Moraes take a contentious split decision over Tim Means in a
Overall, the card was an improvement over Machida’s last headlining
gig, which drew just 588,000 viewers to FS1 for his first-round
knockout loss to Derek
Brunson at UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo on Oct. 28.