UFC Ultimate Fight Night 28 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil kicked off with a clash between young welterweights, as Sean Spencer edged Yuri Villefort in a split decision.
The bout was almost completely contested in standup, featuring mostly close exchanges — Spencer seemed to land a few more hand combinations, while Villefort mostly landed leg kicks. The Virginia-based Spencer particularly out-landed Villefort, who was born in Brazil but fights out of the Blackzillians camp in Florida, in the third.
The loss is Villefort’s second in his two visits to the Octagon, while Spencer has now won both of his UFC bouts.
At Ultimate Fight Night 28, Sean Spencer defeated Yuri Villefort by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).