Sandro wins the decision:
Round one: Both fighters come out strong, trading good shots. Da Silva lands a good leg kick, then eats a combo. Sandro's punches are harder but da Silva is landing better kicks. Da Silva lands a back kick to the body. Sandro lands a right, then a left hook and da Silva is down. Sandro goes for a guillotine but da Silva is out, and back up. They scramble but Sandro ends up with da Silva against the cage. They're up now, and da Silva keeps up the kicks. Da Silva catches Sandro with a shot that rocks him for a second. Sandro lands a combo to end the round, I have that one 10-9 Sandro but it was a lot closer than I thought it would be.
Round two: Da Silva opens the round with an attempted head kick. Sandro catches da Silva with an accidental groin kick. Back to the fight. Da Silva lands a kick and a punch, but Sandro is still moving forward and landing power shots. Da Silva's kicks still look great, but now Sandro is landing good kicks of his own. Da Silva is throwing some big looping shots and Sandro catches him with a nasty punch. Da Silva still kicking, Sandro still moving forward, and that's the round. Again, closer than expected, but 10-9 Sandro.
Round three: Da Silva lands an accidental groin kick first thing. Sandro is back in quick though. Sandro still moving forward, and da Silva goes for a takedown but can't get it. Da Silva catches Sandro with a hard right that rocks him. Now da Silva clinches Sandro on the cage. He lands some knees, and they break. Sandro lands a front kick and eats a punch in the process. Now Sandro goes for a single but can't get it. Sandro lands a combo, then another, then gets a takedown and ends up in half guard. Both fighters are punching on the ground pretty brutally. Back up, and da Silva lands another leg kick. End of the fight. I give it to Sandro 30-27.
Marlon Sandro def. Genair da Silva via split decision.