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UFC 90 QUICK RESULTS:
Anderson Silva defeats Patrick Cote via technical knockout (knee injury) in round three
Thiago Alves defeats Josh Koscheck via unanimous decision
Gray Maynard defeats Rich Clementi via unanimous decision
Junior Dos Santos defeats Fabricio Werdum via technical knockout (strikes) in round one
Sean Sherk defeats Tyson Griffin via unanimous decision
Thales Leites defeats Drew McFedries via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Round 1
Spencer Fisher defeats Shannon Gugerty via Submission (Triangle Choke) Round 3
Dan Miller defeats Matt Horwich via Unanimous Decision
Hermes Franca defeats Marcus Aurelio via Unanimous Decision
Pete Sell defeats Josh Burkman via Unanimous Decision
UFC 90 BLOW-BY-BLOW LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY::
UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva vs. Patrick Cote (185-pound limit)
Round one: Inside leg kick from Cote. Cote misses with a big right. Inside
leg kick from Cote. Silva dancing just looking for his distance.
Inside leg kick from Silva. Not much action as of yet, everyone seems
to be waiting for the storm. Two great leg kicks from Silva. Body kick
from Silva. Inside leg kick from Cote. Silva with a left. BIG head
kick and right from Silva, BIG flying knee from Silva and right. Cote
with a counter right, Cote is cut on the forehead. Silva with his
hands down and baiting Cote to charge forward. Leg kick from Silva.
Sharp head kick from Silva. Thats the round, Silva wins it with a
small flurry and a big knee and kick 10-9. Hopefully more action in
Round two: Cote smiling. Leg kick from Cote. Superman punch from Cote
misses. Silva just misses a HUGE right. Switch kick from Silva and a
big right!!! Now their clinched against the fence. Foot stomps from
Cote. Nice right but misses from Cote, Silva with a right and big body
kick. Cote charges and SIlva does some ninja shit and gets the take
down. Great elbows from the bottom from Cote and Silva lands two
rights. Silva gives him a hand to try to help him up and Cote refuses.
Cote misses a kick and looks like he hurt his foot. Kick blocked by
Silva. Both guys dancing. Cote's right foot could be hurt. Silva
stalking him into a corner. Big leg kick and Cote grabs a leg and
Silva escapes. Cote now has a single leg and is holding onto it up
against the fence. Their clinched against the fence, and Silva with a
big elbow and now some knees to the body. Thats the bell, Silva wins
it again but theres less action than I expected. 10-9 Spider.
Round three: Nice right from Cote. Leg kick from Cote. Jab from Silva. Another
jab from Silva. Cote steps forward and he collapses to the ground.
Cote blew his knee out. The slow motion replay shows it, his bone
shifted and popped. He blew out his ACL for sure. Thats a gruesome
injury and a sad way to end the fight. Cote was putting up a great
showing, but it was obvious on the replay that Cote's knee was blown
out and there was no way he could continue. Sad to see, but the Spider
keeps his title.
Anderson Silva defeats Patrick Cote via technical knockout (knee injury) in round three
Final result: Anderson Silva defeats Patrick Cote via technical knockout (knee injury) in round three
Josh Koscheck vs. Thiago Alves (170-pound limit)
Round one: Inside leg kick from Alves. Nice hook from Alves. Koz slips going for a kick. Alves looking for distance. Alves hurts Koz bad with a BIG left and then he lands some blows on him on the ground. Koz back to his feet and Alves lands a head kick and Koz seems to have weathered the storm. WOW he looked like he was out there this fight was extremely close to being stopped. Koz with a combo now. Vicious head kick by Alves snaps KOz's head. Koz charges with a double jab then lands a big right. Big leg kick from Alves then a left. Koz lands a BIG right and then some MONSTER body shots. Inside leg kick and jab from Alves. BIG leg kick from Alves. Inside leg kick jab from Alves. Body shot from Koz and Alves lands a BIG knee. Koz goes right for a double up against the cage but Alves is stopping it for now. Thiago escapes. Head kick from Alves. Another leg kick from Alves. Inside leg kick jab from Alves. Thats the bell, great action and great recovery from Koz he was close to being stopped. 10-9 Alves.
Round two: Inside leg kick from Alves. Koz misses with a big uppercut. Koz with some wild overhand rights but their being blocked by Alves. Nice leg kick by Thiago. Koz with a head kick. Double jab from Alves. Inside leg kick from Alves. Big body shot from Koz. Knee from Koz. Nice knee to the body from Koz and now he clinches up against the fence. Koz with knees to the thigh. Thiago escapes. BIG leg kick from Alves. Double jab from Alves. Body kick from Koz. Leg kick from Alves. Uppercut from Thiago. BIG leg kick then body kick and just misses a head kick from Alves. BIG body shot from Koz. Jab from Alves. Inside leg kick. Koz looking for a single leg. Thiago looking to escape again. Body lock from Koz against the fence. Knee from Koz. Thats the round that one could go either way, ill give it to Alves for his leg kicks but Koz could have won it also.
Round three: Inside leg kick from Alves. BIG leg kick then knee and uppercut from Alves and Koz is ROCKED. Alves looking to finish but Koz grabs a leg and now their standing hes wobbly but recovered again when he was close to being out. Alves with a right. Up against the fence Koz looking for a take down. Nice right from Koz as they separate. Leg kick from Alves. Big leg kick buckles Koz. Alves with a big left then brutal leg kick. Koz with a leg kick but hes countered with a jab. Head kick from Alves then inside leg kick. Alves now gets an eye poke and takes a brief break to recover. They start it up. Inside leg kick. Leg kick from Alves then an inside. HUGE leg kick and Koz almost falls to the ground. That was a VICIOUS leg kick WOW. Koz is hurt. Another leg kick hits its mark. Beautiful uppercut left hook from Alves. Koz counters with a right left combo. Right from Alves, Koz with a flying knee. Superman punch from Alves and thats the fight. Thiago Alves looked absolutely amazing. He almost stopped Koz twice and landed vicious leg kicks. He won this fight, but Koz was game all night and recovered at an amazing rate, on top of taking this fight on two weeks notice. He did not disappoint. Great fight from both guys.
Final result: Thiago Alves defeats Josh Koscheck via unanimous decision
Gray Maynard vs. Rich Clementi (155-pound limit)
Round one: Maynard charges in with a one two combo. Nice right hand my Maynard. Clementi shrugs it of. Great left to the body of Maynard. Head kick from Clementi blocked. Good right from Maynard. Maynard shoots and is stuffed but he lands a knee going away. Nice right by Maynard. Nice right by Maynard. Hes swinging for the fences each time. Nice right from Maynard. Clementi seems to be dancing and just playing defense. Maynard shoots and gets a big take down. Now Clementi with half guard. Maynard with rights to the body. Maynard with more body shots. Clementi just holding on playing defense. Nice left from the bottom by Clementi. Maynard with a barrage of blows to the body and head to finish the round. Maynard did all the action plus the take down he took it 10-9 easy.
Round two: Nice hook out of the gates from Maynard. Combo from Maynard. Good right snaps Clementis head back. Kick to the body from Clementi. Maynard with a clinch up agianst the fence. Maynard constantly moving forward. Maynard relentless with his take down attempt and then gets a big slam. Clementi with a sweep and gets to his feet. Maynard has a standing guillotine. He lets it go. Maynard with a single leg take down. Maynard with some body shots but hes in a bad spot and Clementi almost gets an arm bar. Maynard back on top now. Clementi with half guard and is trying to go out the back door. Maynard just holding position and this fight has slowed to a crawl. Clementi is just holding on so as to not allow Maynard to improve his position. Maynard postures up and lands a glancing right hand. Thats the bell, Maynard once again dominated it although there was not much action. 10-9 Maynard.
Round three: Maynard with a one two combo. Clementi dancing around and starting to come forward, and Maynard just lifts him up and slams Clementi on the mat. Both fighters going for a double guillotine. Clementi now looking for a kimura. Clementi in full guard. Clementi looking for wrist control. Maynard looking to pass to side control but Clementi is keeping his half guard. Maynard to side control. Nice hammer fist from Maynard and Clementi tries to escape out the back door. Clementi back to his feet briefly and Maynard takes him back down again. Good knee to the body from Maynard, when Clementi is on the ground. Clementi back to the feet, and Maynard takes him right back down. This has been a painful fight to watch. One more punch from Maynard to finish out the round, Maynard dominated on the ground the entire fight but not much action in this one.
Final result: Gray Maynard defeats Rich Clementi via unanimous decision
Fabricio Werdum vs. Junior Dos Santos (265-pound limit)
Round one: Inside leg kick from Werdum. Leg kick from Dos Santos. Dos Santos misses with a big right. Leg kick from Werdum. HUGE uppercut from Dos Santos and Werdum is dropped!!!! Dos Santos lands four more bombs for good measure and thats it folks its over. Werdum is out cold. Dos Santos knocked him out cold.
Final result: Junior Dos Santos defeats Fabricio Werdum via technical knockout (strikes) in round one
Sean Sherk vs. Tyson Griffin (155-pound limit)
Round one: Sherk jumps out and stalks Griffin. Sherk with a shot and gets Griffin up against the cage. Sherk gets Griffin down and takes his back right away. Sherk sinks his hooks in and now Griffin stands up and carries Sherk all the way across the cage for advice from his corner. Griffin shakes him off!! Nice right left combo by Sherk. Now their against the cage and Griffin lands a solid knee to the body. Sherk with another take down and now Griffin lands some great punches while Sherk goes for the double. Griffin walks up the cage and is now back to his feet. Sherk still holding onto the single leg. Griffin with a big right as they separate. Both guys exchange blows. Leg kick by Griffin and Sherk lands a great left. Griffin trying to walk in with his jab. Head kick then right hook from Griffin. Griffin shoots and hes stopped easily by Sherk. Sherk spins and is right on Griffins back. Jab from Griffin. Leg kick from Sherk. Nice right from Griffin and WOW both fighters exchange great blows!!! BIG left hook from Griffin. Thats ends the round, outstanding stand up by both fighters. What a great round too close to call but id say 10-9 Sherk b/c of the take downs.
Round two: Jab from Griffin. Body kick from Griffin. Sherk now goes for a double and gets another take down. Sherk with a one two combo. Knee from Sherk. Great body shot from Griffin. Jab from Griffin. Knee from Sherk and Griffin with a counter left. Sherk lands a nice right then a big left and Griffin is hurt. Great one two then uppercut combo from Sherk!!! Griffin with a one two to the body. BIG uppercut from Sherk. Double jab from Sherk. Griffin now lands a GREAT one two combo. Nice combo form Sherk. BIG right from Griffin. Nice left hook from Sherk. Sherk shoots and goes right to a BIG combo. WOW Griffin answers with a HUGE left than right with some serious power. Nice left from Sherk. Griffin looks gassed now. Thats the bell this is a great fight and another ridiculously close round. It could go either way, id say Griffin 10-9.
Round three: WOW Griffin comes out and lands a HUGE right and Sherk looks hurt. Sherk lands a nice left. Griffin with another great cross. Left hook from Sherk. Another great right finds its mark from Griffin. Sherk goes for a right. Nice short hook from Griffin. Griffin with another great right. Leg kick from Griffin. Sherk with one of his own. Body kick from Sherk then a front kick. Sherk lands a great combo. His pace has slowed a bit. Nice short right from Griffin. Nice hook from Sherk. Nice left hook from Sherk. Good body shot from Griffin. Hook from Sherk. Jab from Sherk. Sherk with a overhand right. Griffin lands a right then body shot. Straight right from Griffin. Greta leg kick from Griffin. One two combo from Griffin to close out the round. Griffin was way more busy in this round and won it convincingly 10-9. Overall awesome fight great stand up action, but the decision could go either way. I expect a split decision.
Final result: Sean Sherk defeats Tyson Griffin via unanimous decision