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Round 1 – Quick start from both, and Alcantara appears to be staggered by an early punch. Reis sees it and rushes forward. Big scramble follows, and Reis wants the back, but Alcantara pulls free and settles into the top position. Reis continues to scramble, and he rolls and gets himself back to the feet. Reis tight to the body and wants the toss, but Alcantara counters and falls to mount. Reis immediately sweeps to the top. Great exchanges here on the floor. Not enough action for the referee though, and we go back to the feet. Alcantara with quick hands on the restart. Reis gets back inside on a takedown. Alcantara defends against the cage, and we break. Alcantara scores with a straight, and Reis hits the floor. Reis is staggered. Alcantara gets on top, but Reis gets immediately back to his feet. Tense moments there, and we continue to see changes in momentum. Reis grabs a kick and walks forward, scoring another takedown. Alcantara reverses the position and finishes on the back. Fun round, and MMAjunkie gives it to Alcantara, 10-9.

Round 2 – Alcantara to the center, and Reis circles left. He misses on a kick to the leg. Alcantara left hand sends Reis to the floor. He’s hurt. Yet Reis again scrambles and recovers, actually transitioning to mount. Another opportunity lost for Alcantara. Reis heavy on top. Alcantara turns and gets his feet to the cage, then uses the leverage to push over for a sweep. Reis turns for an arm. Not there. He looks to escape, but Alcantara presses back in and keeps the top spot. Alcantara postures and delivers a big left hand. Yet Reis scrambles up and counters again with a takedown. One minute left, but Reis is going to need to do something special to steal. Alcantara has guard underneath. Short elbows there for Reis. Round ends with Reis on top, but MMAjunkie gives the second to Alcantara, 10-9.

Round 3 – Alcantara holds the center. Reis trying to dart in and out of range. Big punches traded again. Alcantara using his reach well. Alcantara scores with another big left hand. He’s using his reach to his advantage. Reis switching stances, but Alcantara scores with another left. Reis gets inside on a takedown. Alcantara defends well, but Reis continues to grind on the effort and does get the action to the floor. Reis in a dominant position. Alcantara sits up and gets his back to the cage. Reis controlling the body and drags his opponent back to the floor. Reis trying to posture and punch with less than two minutes remaining. Crowd booing a bit, but Reis is in top control. Alcantara finally find space and gets back to his feet with one minute left. Alcantara circles off the cage. Knees traded inside, but none landing with much forces. Alcantara gets a late takedown. He hammerfists to close the round. MMAjunkie still gives Reis the third, 10-9, but awards the fight to Alcantara, 29-28.

Result: Yuri Alcantara def. Wilson Reis via unanimous decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)

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