The UFC 245 title fight referees and judges were selected Wednesday morning at the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) meeting. Usman vs. Covington Referee: Marc Goddard Judges: Derek Cleary, Sal D'Amato, Eric Colon Holloway vs. Volkanovki Referee: Jason Herzog Judges: Mike Bell, Junichiro Kamijo, Chris Lee Nunes vs. De Randamie Referee: Keith Peterson Judges: Dave Hagen, Ron McCarthy, Sal D'Amato
Final tally for "Uh vai morrer!": The Brazilian crowd chant that translates to “You’re gonna die!” accompanied four losses by home country fighters, three wins and one draw (setting aside the night's four Brazil vs Brazil fights).
Jan Blachowicz gets the split-decision win over Jacare Souza in the main event in Sao Paulo, leaving the crowd murmuring with disappointment for its countryman, making his light heavyweight debut. It is not the most stirring fight, but Blachowicz, No. 7 in the ESPN rankings at 205 pounds, now has won sixth of his last seven.