UFC 94: "St. Pierre vs. Penn 2" is -- believe it or not -- finally here! The colossal fight card, featuring the mega match between welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and lightweight kingpin BJ Penn, will take place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, later on TONIGHT (January 31).
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 94 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action!)
UFC 94 QUICK RESULTS:
Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre defeats lightweight champion BJ Penn via technical knockout (doctor stoppage) at the end of round four
Lyoto Machida defeats Thiago Silva via knockout (punch) at 4:59 of round one
Jon Jones defeats Stephan Bonnar via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Clay Guida defeats Nate Diaz via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Karo Parisyan defeats Dong Hyun "Stun Gun" Kim via split decision (29-28, 29-8, 28-29)
Jon Fitch defeats Akihiro Gono via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 29-28)
Thiago Tavares defeats Manny Gamburyan via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
John Howard defeats Chris Wilson via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Jake O’Brien defeats Christian Wellisch via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Daniel Cramer defeats Matt "No Regard" Arroyo via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
UFC 94 BLOW-BY-BLOW LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY:
Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre vs. lightweight champion BJ Penn (170-pound title match)
Round one: BJ jabs his way into a clinch. GSP works the knees from there. BJ with a knee now, but St. Pierre grabs the leg and looks for a takedown. BJ defends nicely and GSP let's go. They're still clinched with BJ's back against the fence. GSP has a leg again. He let's go again and starts in with more knees. BJ punches his way out of the clinch and eats a few jabs from the champ. Nice jab from BJ and he eats a combo from GSP in return. BJ with another jab and GSP clinches. Another takedown attempt is unsuccessful from GSP. BJ with some dirty boxing from the clinch. They separate and BJ jabs. Hard right hand left hand combo from George. They exchange jabs again and St. Pierre clinches. There's been a lot of clinching in this round, but not takedowns. They separate and GSP lands a nice leg kick. The round ends with the two fighters staring each other down in the center of the cage. MMAmania.com scores the round 10-9 for GSP.
Round two: GSP takes the center and jabs. BJ with a right hand. Body shot for the champ. BJ with a flurry that scores. St. Pierre clinches and pushes BJ against the fence. The crowd voices it's dissapporval with boos. George grabs a leg and gets the takedown. BJ goes right to rubber guard. GSP works the body shots and elbows in BJ's full guard. The crowd now starts in with GSP chants. He stands and lands and big punch, then passes right to side control. He's pounding away at Penn now. Big knees to the body from side control now. BJ looks overwhelmed a little bit, but he's still defending himself. Back to full guard now for BJ. GSP postures up and rains down the punches. BJ calmly tries work some strikes from his back, but GSP is controlling him well. A pass to side control now for the champ. Back to guard nicely for BJ. More GSP chants from the crowd as he works more ground and pound. BJ tries to scramble for a submission, but GSP maintains control as the round comes to an end. MMamania.com scores another 10-9 round from GSP.
Round three: BJ Penn looks visably more tired than GSP in between the round. St. Pierre runs out and takes the middle. Hard jabs from the champ as Penn's nose begins to bleed. More hard jabs from St. Pierre now. BJ jabs and George clinches. Again he gets the takedown, this time falling into BJ's half guard. He works some elbows and body shots from there. Back to full guard for Penn as GSP continues to rain down hard ground strikes. Big elbow now from St. Pierre. BJ works back to his feet somehow and pushes George against the fence. He grabs a leg now for a takedown, but is unsuccessful. GSP reverses now and puts BJ's back against the cage. Overhand rights from GSP now, following by another slamming takedown. He works more ground and pound from there and it doesn't look like BJ has much of an answer for anything from his back. The round ends with more hard elbows and strikes from the champion. Another decisive round for GSP there. MMAmania.com scores it for him 10-9.
Round four: GSP comes out and takes the center quickly again. He lands a jab and a kick before easily getting another takedown. He passes right to side control and starts pounding away at the lightweight champion. Numerous unanswered strikes to BJ's head now from GSP. BJ has has arm trapped now and this looks eerily like the Matt Huges fight. Somehow he frees his arm, but GSP is still on him. BJ works back to half guard somehow, but GSP takes side control right back. Herb Deam warms BJ to fight back and he's eating several unanswered shots. He tries to scramble now, but GSP stays on him in half guard. Back to side control now and BJ is getting drilled by unanswered ground and pound with a minute left in the round. Big elbows now from St. Pierre. BJ is in big trouble, but Herb Dean let's the action continue. The round ends with GSP flurrying wildly on top of BJ Penn. That was a dominating round. MMAmania.com scores it 10-8 for GSP. This fight is all over. Referee Herb Dean called a stop to the bout after a ringside doctor ruled BJ Penn unable to continue for a fifth round. Wow! Dominating performance by George St. Pierre.
Final result: Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre defeats lightweight champion BJ Penn via technical knockout (doctor stoppage) at the end of round four
Lyoto Machida vs. Thiago Silva (205-pound limit)
Round one: Silva takes the center and stalks Machida. Lyoto kicks and misses. Silva stumbles but gets back up. Body shot from silva. Machida returns the favor with a hard kick to the body. Machida clinches and knees...it's low. The action gets stopped momentarily. Silva comes out with a kick after the stoppage. Machida with a takedown and lands in side control. He stands back up right away. Nice left hand from Machida that floors Silva. He moves in for the kill, but Silva recovers from full guard. Machida works the ground and pound from there. He stands now and kicks away at Silva's legs. He drops back down with a punch and is in silva's guard again. He stands again and this time let's Silva up. Hard kick from Lyoto. Big combination lands for Machida and thiago is down again. Machida takes full mount but gets pushed off. Now he has Silva's back. They get back to their feet and are still in the clinch. The round ends with Silva getting floored by a left hand from Lyoto. Silva is out cold!!!! This fight is over.
Final result: Lyoto Machida defeats Thiago Silva via knockout (punch) at 4:59 of round one
Stephan Bonnar vs. Jon Jones (205-pound limit)
Round one: Bonnar runs out and they touch gloves. Big looping right hand misses for Jones. Spinning back kick from Jones to the body. Bonnar charges in and eats a hard push kick to the body. They clinch now and Jones with a nice knee to the body. Nice takedown for Jones and he's in Bonnar's half guard. Bonnar works back to his feet and they stay clinched. Another beautiful alamming takedown from Jones. Bonnar gets right back up. Jones grabs him in a Muay Thai clinch and lands and few knees before Bonnar pushes out. Bonnar misses a high kick. Bonnar with a leg kick. Jones returns a body shot with his left hand. Jabs now from Jones. Back to the clinch and Bonnar works the knees. Bonnar tries for a trip takedown, but doesn't get it. Jones now gets an awkward takedown and gets Bonnar's back. Bonnar pops back up, but Jones slams him back to the mat with a suplex. The crowd roars with approval. Bonnar pops back up, but Jones floors him with a spinning back elbow. He pounces but Bonnar recovers. North south position now for Jones and Bonnar stands. Bonnar has a big cut now on his head. Muay Thai clinch for Jones and he lands a hard knee. The round ends with Jones getting another takedown. MMAmania.com scores the round 10-9 for Jones.
Round two: Nice punches from Bonnar. He looks pissed. Hard kick from Bonnar. Back kick from Jones. Leg trip and Jones gets Bonnar's back. Bonnar stands, but Jones stays on him. Bonnar's out now and they're back up. Leg kick misses from Bonnar. Hard right hand from Jones as Bonnar was kicking and he follows it up with another takedown. Bonnar has half guard as Jones works the elbows. Jones traps Bonnar's arm now and starts pounding away. Bonnar frees his arm, but Jones is relentless. Bonnar somehow gets back to his feet and eats a knee on the way. Body shot from Bonnar. Jones returns with one of his own. They clinch and Bonnar pushes him against the fence. He works the knees and foot stomps from there. Jones punches out and they separate. Nice flurry from Bonnar and they're back in the clinch. More knees from Bonnar. More punches from Bonnar and they separate. Jones with another nice takedown. Bonnar gets back up and Jones attempts another awkward takedown as the round ends. MMAmania.com scores another 10-9 round for Jones.
Round three: Bonnar takes the center and is stalking Jones. He lands a leg kick and they clinch. Bonnar tries a trip takedown, but doesn't get it. Nice punches from Bonnar. Hard uppercut from Bonnar from the clinch. Knees from Bonnar. Jones looks tired as they separate. Hard right hand from Bonnar and Jones clinches lazily. They separate again and Bonnar stalks him down. Jones with a knee to the body now out of a Muay Thai clinch. Bonnar tries for another trip and Jones ends up on top of him. Bonnar works the punches from his back and now looks for a triangle. Jones pops out and takes side control. Knees to the body from there. Bonnar works back to his feet. He punches out of the clinch. He throws a wild right hand and they two tired fighters tie up again. A minute left in the fight and Jones works a couple of knees as they separate. Bonnar tries to turn up the pressure with punches, but Jones initiates another clinch. Bonnar frees himself and chases Jones down, but winds up in another clinch. The round and the fight ends there. MMAmania.com scores a close round 10-9 to Bonnar, but the fight to Jones.
Final result: Jon Jones defeats Stephan Bonnar via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Nate Diaz vs. Clay Guida (155-pound limit)
Round one: As usual, both guys look amped up and ready to brawl! Let's get this thing started! No gloves touch here. Nate takes the center and eats a combo from Guida. Guida with another combo and they clinch. Guida pushed out and throws another combo with a leg kick. Diaz starts working the jabs. Leg kick from Guida. Diaz returns with another jab. Nice one two combos from Nate and Guida stubles for a second. Diaz is starting to win the exchanges now with his reach and Guida shoots for a leg. Diaz defens well and they separate. Diaz is really using his reach nicely. Diaz shoots and pulls guard. Guida works the ground and pound from there as the crowd begins to chant his name. He takes Diaz back as Diaz stands. Back to the mat now and Guida still has Nat's back. He's got a deep full nelson in on him now and he lets go and moves to side control. Diaz back to his feet, but Guida stays on him and they're against the clinch. Guida now sccops him up and slams him back to the mat. North south position now and now Guida takes his back again. Diaz stands but Guida still has his back. Nate spins out and flurries as the round ends. MMAmania.com scores it 10-9 for Guida.
Round two: Nate comes out swinging. Guida clinches and Diaz tries to hip toss him. Guida recovers back to his feet and they clinch with Guida's back to the cage. Guida reverses now and pushes Nate against the fence. He grabs a leg now and is looking for the takedown. Nate is defending well and even looking for submissions from the clinch. Guida finally gets it to the mat, but Nate gets back up easily. Again they get back to the ground. Guida takes his back and Nate stands. Guida won't leg go of Diaz and takes him to his knee. He takes Diaz's back again and again Diaz stands. Guida tosses him to the mat but again right back to their feet with Guida latched onto Nate's back. Diaz now with a spinning takedown, but Guida still has his back. Nate's looking for a kimura, but Guida still has his back. They stand momentarily, but Diaz spins again to the mat trying to shake Guida off of him. He has no success and Guida relentlessly holds on. Nate finally spins out and Guida is on top in Nate's guard. Nate looks for a triangle now, but the round ends. MMAmania.com scores another round for Guida 10-9.
Round three: Diaz comes out swinging again to start the round. He works a few jabs and takes a leg kick from Clay. Nice right hand from Nate. Big exchange and they both eat hard shots. They clinch now with Guida's back against the fence. He pushes out and there's another exchange. Leg kick from Guida and a big right from Nate. Nate's showing some flair now on his feet and he's starting to build momentum. Guida clinches and looks to grab a leg for a takedown. Diaz defends well and they stalemate for a while. Knees now from Guida. Takedown now for Guida and he has Nate's back again. Nate stands and elbows Guida blindly. Nate spins around and Guida grabs a leg and gets another takedown. Pass from Guida and again he takes Diaz's back. Back to Nate's guard now and Nate works back to his feet. They stay clinched and it's not long before Guida has his back again. Diaz trips him to the ground and the round ends with Guida on top. Close round, but MMAmania.com scores another round and the fight for Clay Guida.
Final result: Clay Guida defeats Nate Diaz via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Karo Parisyan vs. Dong Hyun "Stun Gun" Kim (170-pound limit)
Round one: Kim with a leg kick. Karo charges with two wild over hand rights and he clinches. Kim reverses and takes the fight to the mat. Nasty knees from Kim. Karo tries to work from guard. Now Kim takes Karo's back. Karo gets back to his feet, but Kim is latched on. Kim's even working punches from here. Karo tries to slam Kim to the mat, but they both land on their side with Kim holding on to Karo's back. Nice hammer fists from Kim a and he asks for some cheers from the crowd. They oblige. Karo rolls and Kim comes very close to securing an armbar, but Karo escapes. Nice stiff left hand from Kim off his back. He works some body shots from Kim's full guard. Kim works back to his feet. Karo tries to take it right back to the mat, but Kim reverses and takes his back again. Karo stands and they clinch. The round ends with Kim landing a nice right hand. MMAmania.com scores the round 10-9 for Kim.
Round two: High kick attempt from Kim. Karo tries to grab him, but Kim pushes out. Karo shoots again and they clinch. Kim looks for a hip toss and Karo defends. Karo now with a judo throw, but Kim ends up on his back. Karo reverses and takes the top position. Kim gets right to his feet and they stay clinched. Good action. Knees from Karo. Karo grabs a leg and attempts a takedown. Kim stuffs and they're back to the clinch. Nice judo throw from Karo and he lands in side control. Now he has Kim's back, but Kim works to his feet. Karo tries to maintain the position, but Kim gets out and has Karo pushed against the fence. Knees from Karo now as he reverses Kim against the cage. They separate and exchange punches. The action gets stopped again for Karo's mouth piece falling out. He warms him to keep it in his mouth and the action gets back underway. Nice jabs from both fighters. Karo shoots and the clinch momentarily before separating. Another exchange and they clinch again. Kim is against the fence now and the round ends with a flurry from Karo. MMAmania.com scores the round 10-9 for Karo.
Round three: Gloves touch for round three and we're underway. Small exchange and right back to the clinch. Karo pushes Kim against the fence. Kim grabs him and takes him right to the ground. Karo works from full guard. Up kick from Karo. The ref stops the action and warms Karo for an illegal kick to a grounded opponent. Back underway again Karo shoots. Kim defends and takes Karo's back again. Karo shakes him off and they're clinched against the fence. Knees from Karo. Kim pushes Karo against the cage now and he lands a hard knee to the body. Karo spins out and looks to secure a single leg takedown. He gets it for a second, but Kim stands right back up and in the clinch. There's a lull and the crowd comes in with the boos. They separate momentarily and Karo shoots right back in for a takedown. Kim stuffs and they're back in the clinch. More boos from the crowd with only a minute left in the fight. Karo looks for a trip takedown, but doesn't get it. He tries another and gets the job done this time. Kim pops right back up and they stay clinched. They round ends with a flurry from Karo and a takedown attempt. MMAmania.com scores the close round for Karo and the fight.
Final result: Karo Parisyan defeats Dong Hyun "Stun Gun" Kim via split decision (29-28, 29-8, 28-29)