OMAHA, Neb. - Not even Aaron Simpson's stellar wrestling could overcome Ronny Markes' exceptional size.
A former light-heavyweight, the well-rounded Brazilian made a successful middleweight debut and edged Simpson for a close split-decision victory.
The main-card bout was part of UFC on FUEL TV 1 at Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Neb. It aired on FUEL TV following a preliminary card on Facebook.