UFC 85: "Bedlam" is scheduled to air LIVE from the O2 Arena in London, England, on pay-per-view (PPV) at 3 p.m. ET TODAY (Saturday, June 7). It will re-air at 10 p.m. ET on PPV later this evening for all those who don't care for some mid-afternoon mixed martial arts action.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 85 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action!)
UFC 85 QUICK RESULTS:
Thiago Alves defeats Matt Hughes via TKO (Strikes) Round 2
Micheal Bisping defeats Jason Day via TKO (Strikes) Round 1
Mike Swick defeats Marcus Davis via Unanimous Decision
Thales Leites defeats Nate Marquardt via Split Decision
Frabrico Werdum defeats Brandon Vera via TKO (Strikes) Round 1
Martin Kampmann defeats Jorge Rivera via submission (guillotine choke) in round one
Matt Wiman defeats Thiago Tavares via knockout in round two
Kevin Burns defeats Roan Carneiro via submission in round two
Luis Arthur Cane defeats Jason Lambert via technical knockout (strikes) in round one
Paul Taylor defeats Jess Liaudin via split decision
Antoni Hardonk defeats Eddie Sanchez via technical knockout (strikes) in round two
UFC 85 BLOW-BY-BLOW LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY:
DrubySunshine here once again for some afternoon MMA action. Theres a bunch of great fights that all have serious meaning in each weight classes championship chase. So sit back and enjoy Maniacs this is gunna be a good one.
Matt Hughes vs. Thiago Alves (170-pound limit)
Round one: Hughes with a shot and Alves scrambles away. Alves goes for a leg kick and Hughes shoots. Now both fighters clinched up against the fence and Hughes pulls guard. Big punches from Alves. Now Hughes back to his feet. HUGE knee to the body of Hughes and Hughes is bleeding already. Hughes now gets a take down and pulls side control. Hughes just holding Alves down. Thiago now gets full guard. Hughes holds the double and doesnt want to let him up. Hughes with some body shots. Alves with some soft punches from the bottom. The action has slowed to a crawl. Alves looking for elbows. Theres a spattering of boo's for the slow pace. Hughes looking to pass. Alves now working his way to the feet but Hughes is holding a single. Alves scrambles out and Hughes shoots but Alves gets on top. Alves with a HUGE right to the face. Thats the bell. It was a close one but id give it to Alves.
Round two: Alves doesnt look tired. BIG knee from Alves and Hughes is bleeding once again. Alves on top and Hughes briefly goes for a triangle. Hughes is gushing blood from his left eye. Hughes shoots and Alves sprawls. Alves lands a flying kneed and finishes it with a HUGE right!!! Hughes is out cold!!! Alves looks impressive. It appears Hughes hurt his knee badly.
Final result: Thiago Alves defeats Matt Hughes via TKO (Strikes) Round 2
Michael Bisping vs. Jason Day (185-pound limit)
Round one: Leg kick from Day. Bisping with a left. Straight jab from Bisping. Leg kick from Day. Both fighters exchange rights. Both fighters clinched against the fence. Knee from Bisping. Bisping with a take down. Now hes posturing up and raining some blows! He lands a HUGE right left. Another HUGE right from Bisping. Bisping with a good left. Now side control for the count. Bisping with a left and a knee and now Bisping picks up Day and slams him to the mat. Bisping is full mount now!!! He lets it go. Day looks overwhelmed. Bisping keeps dropping a steady dose of punches. Bisping is dropping some bombs! Thats it the ref stops it. Bisping dominates.
Final result: Micheal Bisping defeats Jason Day via TKO (Strikes) Round 1
Mike Swick vs. Marcus Davis (170-pound limit)
Round one: Head kick by Swick. Davis with a right and inside leg kick. Head kick by Swick. Inside leg kick by Swick, flying knee by Swick but Davis catches a uppercut. Both fighters clinched. Great take down by Davis. Now they scramble and Swick ends up on top. Davis with half guard. Davis looking to pass. Butterfly guard by Davis. Now Davis gets full mount. Swick trying to improve position and the crowd is booing with the lack of action. Swick peppering in some punches. Left from Swick. Swick keeping busy. Hes got Davis bleeding from the bridge of his nose. Thats the bell. Swick dominated that round on the ground.
Round two: HUGE left by Davis! Head kick from Swick followed by another and a nice knee by Swick. Swick now on top in Davis's full guard. Davis with elbows from the bottom. Nice left from Swick. Swick looking to pass to half guard. Swick passes to side control!!! Swick now looking to pass to full mount. Davis going for a Kimura! Swick with some knees to the sternum. Elbows to the body from Swick trying to work his way out of the kimura attempt. Swick breaks free. Davis with a nice left from the scramble and their back to the feet. Swick with a clinch and knee. Knee to the body from Swick. Great one two combo by Davis. Knee to the body by Swick. Davis with some dirty boxing and nice left right from Davis. Knee by Swick to the head. Nice uppercut by Davis and then gets the take down. Swick goes for a triangle. Swick with a beautiful take down and slams Davis to the mat. Swick now lands in side control. Thats the bell. Great round it could go either way but id lean toward Swick for his take downs.
Round three: Jab from Swick and a nice knee by Swick. Swick using his reach. Left hook from Swick and Davis lands a combo. Nice knee from Swick. Nice right from Davis drives Swick into the fence and the clinch. Knee to the body from Swick. Davis with a wild left. Swick with a knee. Body shot by Davis. Clinched up against the fence, Swick looks in control. Swick with some knees to the body. Davis with a sweep and take down but Swick right back to the feet. Swick with some knees to the body. 1 point deducted from Swick for grabbing the fence. Swick with a take down and Davis is bleed bad. Hes gushing blood and Swick is using some vicious ground and pound. Davis is bloodied and battered. Swick raining down punches. Swick and Davis go crazy throwing bombs. Davis's eye is gashed open BAD. Swick looked impressive in this fight and he took the win ending Davis's win streak.
Final result: Mike Swick defeats Marcus Davis via Unanimous Decision
Nate Marquardt vs. Thales Leites (185-pound limit)
Round one: Leites with a wide stance hes looking to shoot. Superman punch form Thales. Nate charges forward. Thales with a great right and Marquardt counters with one of his own. HUGE right by Leites and Nate gets dropped!!! Nate holding on for dear life. Thales is in full mount! Nate trys rolling over. Nate fights his way back to Leites half guard. Nate still holding on. He seems to have weathered the storm for now. Nate back to his feet, he charges in looking for a right hook. Leites swings wildly. Nate with a hard right to the body and hook to the face. Leites now clinches him up against the fence. Leites with a spinning back kick. Two huge lefts from Nate and a HUGE right uppercut!!! Then a knee!! Leites is wobbly on his feet. Nate catches another right. Inside leg kick by Marquardt! Thats the bell! This was an action packed round I cant call it either way it was too close.
Round two: Body shot and right hook from Nate to open the round. Letites now charges forward. Their in the clinch and Nate delivering some vicious knees. Left right combo from Nate and now he gets a great take down!!! Nate then lands a monstrous knee!! However the knee was illegal and Leites says he wants to continue to fight. Leites has 5 minutes to recover. The doctor comes in to check Leites and like a warrior he has chosen to continue. Nate looses a pt. Nate charges in a lands a glancing right. Nate with a take down and dropping punches. Herb Dean warns Nate of punches to the back of the head. Nate lands a HUGE bomb!! Leites nose is gushing blood. His lips is also bleeding. Nate lands some serious elbows. Nate comes in a drops a HUGE right! Nate using some brutal hammer fists. Leites sounds like hes choking on his own blood. Leites looking for rubber guard. The ref stands them up. Leites nose looks broken. Nate charges in and Leites takes him down and mounts him!! Leites to side control and thats the round. WOW. What a great round but it should be a 9-9 round.
Round three: Body shot from Nate. Knee from Leites, Nate gets a take down. Leites looking for a triangle. Nate escapes. Nate now looses another pt for a punch to the back of the head. Dean deducts another point. Leites with a right. Nice right from Nate. Nice right from Leites. Nate needs to win this convincingly. Nate with a take down. Full guard, by Leites. Nate with some vicious punches. Leites with elbows. Elbow from Marquardt. HUGE elbow from Nate. Leites is exhausted. Nate keeping busy. Leites trying to stand up Nate sprawling. Nate picks him up with a HUGE SLAM!!! WOW. Thats the bell, this was an outstanding fight. Nate literally landed a pile driver. This was one of the best fights of the year.
Final result: Thales Leites defeats Nate Marquardt via Split Decision
Brandon Vera vs. Fabricio Werdum (265-pound limit)
Round one: Inside leg kick by Vera. Both fighters clinch. Vera with right hook. Clinched up against the fence. Werdum reverses position. Knee to the mid section from Vera. Vera reverses position. Big left from Werdum! Werdums standup is looking solid. HUGE right from Werdum. Vera ties him up in a clinch. Werdum ducks under and shoots for the double and gets a nice take down. Werdum trying to pass guard. Werdum with some soft hammer fists trying to keep busy. Werdum with a elbow. Vera scrambles to his feet and lands a big knee. Inside leg kick from Werdum. Vera lands a glancing left that shocks Werdum and now Vera lands a great elbow. Both fighters clinch. Werdum with a great sweep and a take down, Vera pulls guard. Werdum with a solid right. Werdum working to pass. Full mount from Werdum and hes dropping bombs. Thats it the ref stops the fight. It could be an early stoppage but Vera did not defend himself once.
Final result: Fabrico Werdum defeats Brandon Vera via TKO (Strikes) Round 1