UFC Vegas 89 video: Igor Severino disqualified for biting, Andre Lima takes win

Andre Lima bitten by Igor Severino at UFC Fight Night: Ribas vs Namajunas

It was a fairly rare ending to an MMA fight, when the Dana White’s Contender Series alumni Andre Lima and Igor Severino squared off at UFC Fight Night: Ribas vs Namajunas. The event aired live from UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 23.

The scheduled for three rounds all-Brazilian flyweight contest was stopped by referee Chris Tognoni after Lima reported that he was bitten by Severino. After the review the latter was disqualified. The official time was 2 minutes and 52 seconds into the second round.

Taking the victory in his UFC debut, Andre Lima improved to 8-0. Igor Severino, who also made his first appearance inside the Octagin, dropped to 8-1.

Get UFC Vegas 89: Ribas vs Namajunas full card results.

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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