UFC Fight Night 14: "Silva vs. Irvin" is set go off LIVE from "The Pearl" at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 19.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC Fight Night 14 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action!)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 14 QUICK RESULTS:
Anderson Silva defeats James Irvin by TKO at 1:01 of the first round.
Brandon Vera defeats Reese Andy by unanimous decision.
Frank Edgar defeats Hermes Franca by unanimous decision.
Cain Velasquez defeats Jake O'Brien by TKO in the first round.
Kevin Burns defeats Anthony Johnson by TKO at 3:35 of Round 3
CB Dollaway defeats Jesse Taylor by submission (choke) at 3:58 of Round 1
Tim Credeur defeats Cale Yarbrough via technical knockout in round one
Rory Markham defeats Brodie Farber via knockout (head kick) in round one
Nate Loughran defeats Johnny Rees by submission (triangle choke) at 4:21 of Round 1
Brad Blackburn defeats James Giboo by TKO (strikes) at 2:29 of Round 2
Shannon Gugerty defeats Dale Hartt by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:33 of Round 1
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 14 BLOW-BY-BLOW LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY:
Anderson Silva vs. James Irvin (205-pound limit)
Round one: Gloves touch and we're underway. Silva looks huge. Leg kick from Silva. Irvin looks for a high kick and Silva throws another to the leg. Irvin chrages and eats a big punch. Irvin throws a big big kick. Silva catches it and lands a huge right hand right on the buttom!!!!! Irvin drops straight to the floor. Silva pounces and is landing punch after punch. Irvin is in big big trouble and it's over. WOW!! Anderson Silva is the man! Nasty nasty knockout.
Final result: Anderson Silva knocks out James Irvin at
Brandon Vera vs. Reese Andy (205-pound limit)
Round one: Vera with a nasty kick right off the bat. He charges with a punch and gets scooped up and taken down. He works back to his feet and they're clinched against the cage. Vera has a Muay Thai clinch and lands some knees and pushes out. Andy lands some leg kicks. Vera answers with some of his own. Vera lands another nasty body kcik and Andy goes flying to the mat. Nasty! Andy shoots and Vera stuffs and pushes out. Vera charges with punches and knees and they're back in a clinch against the cage. They both exchange some knees to the legs and body. Nice knee to Andy's head. Vera with a slick takedown slam. He has side control. Not much happening from here. Vera finally stands and lets Andy up. Nice leg kick from Andy and he shoots. Vera stuffs and the round ends with Andy standing and landing a nice right hand. 10-9 Vera.
Round two: Vera working some leg kicks. Andy charges in and Vera stands his ground. They're against the cage now. Vera with another nice takedown and he has Andy's back. He's landing punches from there. Andy spins around, but Vera stays on top. Now in a north south and Vera stands. Andy is up as well. Lazy kicks from Andy and he charges in. Vera makes him pay with a right hand. Nice body kick from Andy. Nice jabs from Vera. They're doing a lot of dancing and the crowd comes in with the boos. They're clinched again now. Nice head kick from Vera as they push out. He grabs for a choke, but lets it go. Nice jab from Andy. Another high kick from Vera. Vera throws a one two that misses and follows up with a hard leg kick as the round ends. I give it to Vera 10-9 because of the takedown and kicks. Andy is putting up a fight though. It's close with not a lot of action.
Round three: Nice uppercut from Vera to start the round. Andy throws some more lazy kicks, and then charges and they're clinched again. Some lazy knees from both fighters now. Vera picking up the pace with his now. The ref steps in and separates them. Andy charges again and they're right back into the clinch. A nice couple uppercuts from Andy. Andy looks for a takedown and Vera pushes away and they separate. Almost immediately back to the clinch and Vera is landing some big knees from here. Andy grabs him and they're back to the clinch against the cage. Vera pushes out and lands a jab as Andy charges. A nice knee from Vera as they push out. They both look exhausted. Nice jab from Vera. And shoots and Vera stuffs. He capitalizes with a couple knees and lands a nice overhand punch to end the fight. The round was close. Again I give it to Vera 10-9. Even if Andy won this round, Vera still won the fight.
Final result: Brandon Vera defeats Reese Andy by unanimous decision
Frank Edgar vs. Hermes Franca (155-pound limit)
Round one: Hermes kicks and Edgar gets an immediate takedown. Edgar stands and looks for some punches and gets right back to guard. Edgar is maintaining the top and landing punches while standing. Hermes closes the guard now and is trying to control him from the bottom, but Edgar pushes out and stands again. He lands a few kicks and throws a punch and is right back in his guard. Edgar is looking good so far. Hermes looks for an armbar out of no where. It looks like he has it deep, but Edgar escapes somehow. Right back into Hermes' guard landing punches. Nice up kick from Hermes and they're standing. They both land some strikes and Edgar gets another takedown. Edgar keeps landing shots and it looks like he's looking for side control, but goes right back to the guard. The round ends in that position and I give that round to Edgar 10-9.
Round two: Nice leg kick from Hermes. Edgar returns one of his own. Again from Hermes and Edgar charges with some punches. Hermes looks for another kick and Edgar secures the takedown again. He's throwing punches from here. Good ground and pound from Edgar. 4 or 5 unanswered lefts from Edgar and Hermes covers up. Edgar stands and lands a hard kick. Right back to his guard. Edgar takes Hermes' back momentarily, but goes right back to guard. Hermes appears to being trying to set up some submission attempts, but Edgar is controlling the fight. They get back to their feet and Edgar throws a nice high kick then gets another takedown. The round ends with some more ground and pound from Edgar. Definitely his round.
Round three: Hermes lands a nice overhand right and an upperctu, but Edgar shrugs it off. Hermes lands a big knee now. He's coming out aggressive. He throws another knee and Edgar turns it into a takedown. He takes the top and is in Hermes' guard. Hermes spins and stands and they're up. Both guys exchange kciks and Edgar gets another takedown. These takedowns and his control from the top are winning him this fight. Edgar has him pinned against the cage now and Hermes spins and stands. Edgar with an immediate knee and takedown. He's landing knees to the body from the ground. He has Herme's back, but Hermes stands back up. Again Edgar stays on him and gets the takedown. 90 percent of this fight has been Edgar on top on the ground. Hermes with a wild roll and escape attempt, but Edgar stays on him and keeps the top position. Hermes stands again and Edgar lands a kick. Hermes with a wild three punch combo and a big knee. Edgar looks stunned, but he shoots and gets a takedown. He holds on there for the last 10 seconds and the fight is over. Even with the early and late flurries from Hermes, I still give this round to Edgar on control and numerous takedowns.
Final result: Frank Edgar defeats Hermes Franca by unanimous decision.
Cain Velasquez vs. Jake O'Brien (265-pound limit)
Round one: Both guys land jabs and they clinch and go right to the ground. Cain getts on top and has side control. He's landing punches from there. Jake tries to maneuver out, but Cain maintains side control after briefly going to a north south. Cain traps his arm now and is landing a lot of shots. Jake can't get out Cain is landing punch after punch. The ref finally steps in and stops the fight. Jake was trying to get out, but it was clear it wasn't happening and the ref had to stop it.
Final result:Cain Velasquez defeats Jake O'Brien by TKO in the first round.
Anthony Johnson vs. Kevin Burns (170-pound limit)
Round one: Leg kick from Johnson. Burns answers with a right hand. Burns charges and there's a small exchange then a tie up. Both guys throw knees as they move around the cage in the clinch. Burns punches out and the separate. Jab from Johnson, but Burns lands a nice combo. Nice body kick from Burns, but Johnson answers with a leg kcik of his own. Another leg kick from Johnson. The ref said it was low, and it definitely was. Burns says he's good and they start fight back up. Big slam from Johnson!!! He's in Burns' guard now and Burns is controlling him nicely. Nice left hand from Johnson. Johnsons not doing much to improve his position, but he's being active now with punches. A couple elbows from Johnson and the ref steps in and stands them up. Johnson lands a kick and then a nice combination. Burns clinches and throws a few knees as the bell rings. Close round, but I'll give it to Johnson because of the takedown and activity.
Round two: Nice exchange and a leg kcik from Burns. Johnson lands a huge Knee!!!! He follows up with a big combo that sends Burns flying to the cage. Johnson charges with a flying knee and lands on the chest of Burns. Burns grabs him and is holding on for dear life. He looks to have recovered now, but Johnson is still landing big punches and leg kicks. Burns throws a leg kcik now and eats a big left. Both guys are working the jabs now. Burns keeps pushing the action, but keeps getting hit and kicked. Big knee to the body now for Johnson and Burns answers with a high kick that lands right on the money. Johnson now grabs and then gets a takedown. Both guys look to be recovering a little bit as Burns has Johnson in full guard. Johnson stands and lands a elbow and punch combo, then right back in guard. The ref stands them up with about 20 seconds left in the round. After a small exchange, the round ends with Johnson getting another takedown. If he didn't already have the round won, that secured it for him. Burns is holding his own though. Decent fight so far.
Round three: Big leg kick from both guys. Johsnon works the jab. But Burns keeps coming forward, landing punches of his own and kicks. Johnson shoots and scoops Burns up for another takedown. Right back into Burns' full guard and again not much happening from here. They get stood up again and right away Johnson shoots and gets another easy takedown. Nice palms strikes from Burns on the bottom. Again they get stood up. Big combo from Johnson but Burns steps forward and lands a big combo that scrapes Johnson's eye badly. Johnson immediately goes down and Burns looks confused. He pounces and the ref jumps in and waves the fight off. Johnson immediately complains, saying his eye was poked and that he wasn't knocked out, but the fight has already been stopped. Controversy, but it's over.
Final result: Kevin Burns defeats Anthony Johnson by TKO at 3:35 of Round 3
Jesse Taylor vs. CB Dollaway (185-pound limit)
Round one: Gloves tough and we're under way. Jesse shoots and CB stuffs. Jesse has CB against the cage. Sporadic knees and punches from Jesse. Knee from CB. CB tosses Jesse for a takedown, but Jesse gets top position. CB gets back to his feet and throws a big illegal knee to Jesse while he was on the ground. The ref warms CB but does not take a point. Jesse says he doesn't need a break and they start right back up. CB gets a takedown and gets a brief full mount before Jesse spins and give him his back. CB is looking for a rear naked choke. Jesse spins out and works for a good position. He pins CB against the cage and starts raining down punches. He stands for a moment and CB takes advantage and gets a dominate position. Rogan calls it Peruvian Necktie. Whatever it was, it was nasty and Jesse had to tap with a little more than a minute remaining.
Final result: CB Dollaway defeats Jesse Taylor by submission (choke) at 3:58 of Round 1