BJJ Legend Fernando “Margarida” Pontes Back In Action, Wins MMA Fight By KO


BJJ Legend and multiple time world BJJ champion (Including 2001 double world champion at 21 years old) Fernando “Margarida” Pontes won his second official MMA  fight at Fair Fight, an MMA event held last Sunday in São Paulo.

Margarida beat  Paraguayan fighter Edgar “Ryuk” Dayan. The fight started with Margarida connecting with strikes in the first round and taking him  down a few times. After hitting his opponent with a hard punch, Margarida followed up with a GnP flurry and the referee stepped in to stop the fight at 2:23 of the first round.

We hope to see Margarida fight again in MMA or BJJ events.

Check out the full results from the event:

Fair Fight MMA
Via Funchal, São Paulo, SP
December 16, 2012

Bruno ‘KLB’ Scornavacca subbed Diego Ramones via rear-naked choke at 2:00 of R2
Fernando Pontes defeated Edgar “Ryuk” Dayan via TKO at 2:23 of R1
Marcos Pezão defeated Tonny Geleia via TKO at 3:46 of R1
Thomas Almeida KO’d Gilmar China at 2:32 of R1
Serginho Vieira defeated Henrique Rasputin via unanimous judges decision
Janio Mancha defeated Caio Jacaré via unanimous judges decision
Thiago Samurai subbed Johnny Kabeça via armbar at 0:35 of R1
Marcelo Gonçalves tapped out Salvador Minniti via arm-and-neck choke at 1:41 of R1
Gabriel Miglioli defeated Giovanni Soneca via TKO at 2:04 of R1
Bruno Murata tapped out Jefferson Lopes with a rear-naked choke at 3:09 of R3
Danilo Oliveira defeated Ali Bahjet via TKO at 0.38 of R3

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