Round one: Vila comes forward immediately and gets a takedown. Dantas tries to turn as Vila tries a couple of submissions, then stands while Dantas throws upkicks. Back on the feet, and Dantas lands a jumping knee. Dantas with a head kick that glances. Vila comes in and clinches Dantas on the cage. Dantas lands some knees from the clinch, then Vila lands a few of his own. Dantas tries to trip Vila but can't. Vila keeps Dantas on the cage but can't get him down. Vila finally gets Dantas down. Dantas rolls and stands up, end of the round. 10-9 Vila for controlling Dantas almost the whole round.
Round two: Vila shoots immediately. He has a single but Dantas is defending the takedown very well. Dantas unloads on Vila until Vila lets go of the leg and backs off. Dantas lands a solid body kick. Vila lands a body shot, then eats a leg kick. Vila comes in with a good combo then goes for a single again. He lets go of the leg and clinches Dantas on the cage, but Dantas spins and moves away. Dantas lands a knee, then a body kick. Vila shoots again. Vila has a single, then Dantas goes for a guillotine. Vila gets loose. Dantas throws a push kick and eats some shots from Vila. Vila goes for a single and Dantas has a guillotine again. Dantas loses the guillotine. Now Dantas has Vila on the cage. They separate. Dantas with a jumping knee, then a right. End of the round. I think Dantas took it 10-9.
Round three: Solid body kick from Dantas, followed by a leg kick. Dantas landed a knee and Vila slips but is back up quickly. Vila dodges a punch then eats a knee. Vila shoots but Dantas takes his back. Trying for the rnc, he has both hooks in but can't sink the choke. Vila trying to spin out but can't get away. Dantas has a body triangle now but so far Vila is defending pretty well. Vila is throwing some backward punches but they're not really doing anything. Dantas still going for the rnc. He's not going to get it... end of the fight. I give it to Dantas 29-28.
Eduardo Dantas def. Alexis Vila via unanimous decision