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Jon Jones Takes Out Machida and Mir Subs Nog
The night started off with the fights on Facebook with John Cholis and Jake Hecht winning by TKO. Mark Bocek used superior wrestling and grappling to hold the top position but in the end Bocek won a 3 round unanimous decision.
Constantinos Philippou used his superior boxing skill and put on a brutal KO victory over Jared Hamman. The last prelim fight of the night was Krzysztof Soszynski versus Igor Pokrajac. Pokrajac came out with a barragfe of punches right off that bat and it was over quick Pokrajac end the fight very early in the first round with a KO.
The pay per view started off with the Korean Zombie fighting Mark Hominick. Jung’s first punch, a straight right, sends Hominick to the ground. The “Korean Zombie” pounces with another half-dozen punches and turns out Hominick’s lights. Referee Herb Dean steps in and this one is over in just 7 seconds. The next fight between Claude Patrick and Brian Ebersole started off slow as both fighters pinned each other on the cage for the first round. In the second round Patrick comes out more aggressive and he lands a knee inside and an elbow and with 20 seconds left, Patrick fires off a solid combo, but gets tied up for the remainder of the round. In the third round both fighters fought back and forth and with two minutes left Ebersole has the underhooks. Patrick grabs on to an arm and threatens with a kimura. Patrick winds up on top and slaps on a brabo choke, which Ebersole twists out of. With 30 seconds to go Patrick attempts an an anaconda choke but winds up on the bottom. In the end one judge scores the bout 29-28 Ebersole, while a second sees it 29-28 Patrick. The third judge gives a 29-28 scorecard and the split decision victory to Brian Ebersole.
Lil Nog’s big brother Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was up next versus Frank Mir. Nogueira starts out strong with a number of hard shots and a right hand wobbles Mir’s legs and Nogueira goes to finish but Mir lands a kimura and Big Nog is forced to tap.
The main event had Jon Jones versus Lyoto Machida. The first round was all Machida as he used his quick and elusive fighting style to move in and move out with his strikes to win the first round.
In the second round Jones lands a solid right hand and takes a counter left in return. With 90 seconds left in the round, Jones throws knees and Jones drops Machida with a short left and knees to the gut. From there Jones locks up a deep standing guillotine as Machida is already out.
Fighters were awarded $75,000 bonuses
Fight of the Night: Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida
The next UFC event will be UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem that will be held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship Friday December 30, 2011, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Preliminary card (televised)
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