UFC 146: Dos Santos vs Mir Results - A Night of KO's as Dos Santos KO's Frank Mir - UFC Play by Play - Mixed Martial Arts Information
A Night of KO's as Dos Santos KO's Frank Mir
It was a night of KO’s as the UFC pay per view was a stacked heavyweight card and the heavyweights put on a show as 4 out of the 5 heavyweight fights resulted in KO’s.
The opening fight between Lavar Johnson and the sky scraper Stefan Struve was a quick submission victory as Struve was able to arm bar Johnson in just 51 seconds in the fight.
The next fight between Shane del Rosario and Stipe Miocic where Miocic just unleashed numerious hammer fists before the referee Yves Lavigne pulls Miocic off a beaten del Rosario.
Next up was a fight between Big Country Roy Nelson and Dave Herman and Nelson lands a huge overhand right that’s lands and Herman goes down like a sack of potaotos and Nelson goes in for the kill, but referee Steve Mazzagatti stops the fight at 51 seconds into the fight.
Cain Velasquez then faced the debut of Big Foot Antonio Silva and right off the bat Velasquez gets a takedown and into half-guard, where he cuts Silva’s nose open with an elbow with a nasty cut. From half guard Velasquez continues to punish Silva before Josh Rosenthal stops the fight at 3:36 of the first round.
The main event had Junior dos Santos vs. Frank Mir and at the opening bell Mir goes for the takedown but dos Santos defends well. Junior dos Santos then gets separated uses his superior boxing skills to back off Mir by landing hook to the body and counter hooks along with right punches. As round closes Dos Santos lands a right hook to the forehead and Mir is wobbled and falls to the fence as Dos Santos reigns heavy combos just as the round ends.
In round two Junior dos Santos lands a straight right hand followed by straight punches and uppercuts and then dos Santos lands a right hand on the cheek that send Mir to the mat and rolls up in turtle position as dos Santos controls the waist and reigns down right hands.
Herb Dean steps in to cut Junior dos Santos before any more damage is done and he retains his UFC heavyweight title with a TKO at 3:04 of the second round.
The next UFC event will be The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale that will be held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on June 1, 2012 at the Palms Casino Resort in Paradise, Nevada.
Welterweight bout: Jake Ellenberger vs. Martin Kampmann
Featherweight bout: Max Holloway vs. Pat Schilling