Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to pull the trigger on its first-ever pay-per-view (PPV) event "Down Under," which will all go down at the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia, TONIGHT (Feb. 21, 2010)!
UFC 110: "Nogueira vs. Velasquez" pits Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira against Cain Velasquez in a bout that could determine the next heavyweight number one contender. In the co-main event, Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva will try to put The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) winner/coach, Michael Bisping, down for "The Count."
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of UFC 110, beginning with the PPV broadcast at 10 p.m. ET. In addition, we'll deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the other under card action earlier in the evening around 8 p.m. ET.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 110 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action!)
UFC 110 QUICK RESULTS
Cain Velasquez defeats Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria via TKO (Strikes) Round 1
Wanderlei Silva defeats Micheal Bisping via Unanimous Decision
Ryan Bader defeats Keith Jardine via TKO (Strikes) Round 3
George Sotiropoulos defeats Joe Stevenson via Unanimous Decision
Mirko Filipovic defeats Anthony Perosh via TKO (Cut; Doctors Stoppage) Round 3
Krzysztof Soszynski defeats Stephan Bonnar via technical knockout (cut) in round three
Chris Lytle defeats Brian Foster via submission (knee bar) in round one
CB Dollaway defeats Goran Reljic via unanimous decision
James Te Huna defeats Igor Pokrajac via technical knockout in round three
UFC 110 PLAY-BY-PLAY LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY:
Druby here for a huge card down under. We have some amazing matches which should keep us on the edge of our seats so sit back relax and enjoy the mayhem Maniacs.
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Cain Velasquez (265-pound limit)
Round one: Leg kick from Velasquez. Two more leg kick from Cain. Big left from Velasquez. Jab from Big Nog. Leg kick from Veleasquez. Good combo from Cain lands flush. Another big leg kick from Cain and another. Head kick from Velasquez misses. Double jab from Nogueria. Leg kick from Velasquez. Great combo then knee from Cain. Inside leg kick from Cain. Good left hook from Velasquez. Velasquez ducks under and lands a HUGE right that drops Nogueria to the mat!!! Velasquez jumps on top and lands 6 unanswered bombs and Nogueria is out!!! Thats it the fight is over!!! Cain Velasquez with an amazing KO victory and was extremely impressive. WOW.
Final result: Cain Velasquez defeats Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria via TKO (Strikes) Round 1
Michael Bisping vs. Wanderlei Silva (185-pound limit)
Round one: Inside leg kick from Bisping. Leg kick from Silva. Bisping ducks under and gets a take down and Silva right back to his feet. Bisping with a clinch knee on the way up. Head kick from Bisping is blocked. Inside leg kick from Bisping. Bisping with a trip take down but Wanderlei right back to his feet. Leg kick from Silva. Nice right from Bisping. Inside leg kick from Bisping. Silva swings big and misses. Big right from Silva lands. Leg kick from Silva. Good inside leg kick from Bisping. Big leg kick from Silva. Another leg kick from Silva. Silva throws some big punches. Bisping with a big right then raises his hands in celebration why I have no idea. Bisping drops down twice for a take down but cannot get it. Silva lands a HUGE left right combo then a big left as the bell rings and he hurt Bisping there!!! Very close round could go either way easily. 10-9 Silva but it could go for Bisping just as easy.
Round two: Inside leg kick from Silva. Leg kick from Silva. Silva catches a Bisping leg kick then sweeps out Bispings other leg for the take down!!! Bisping with full guard and Wanderlei lands a good right. Arm bar attempt from Bisping but theres nothing there. Wanderlei with a kick to the body as Bisping stands up. Nice body kick from Bisping and Silva lands a good right. Bisping ducks under and gets a big take down!! Bisping in side control but Silva scrambles out and is back to his feet. Body kick from Silva. Silva is using his kicks very well in this fight. Nice right from Bisping. Inside leg kick from Silva. Another inside leg kick from both men. Wanderlei throws two wild rights. Left jab from Wanderlei. Bisping with the wake down and he has a big guillotine choke in deep!!! He has it locked!!!! Thats the bell, another extremely close round but the last minute submission attempt from Silva could be the difference. 10-9 Silva.
Round three: Inside leg kick from Silva. Another inside leg kick from Silva. Left hook from Bisping finds its mark. Inside leg kick from Silva again. Good right from Wanderlei. Nice right from Bisping. Theres a low kick that stops the fight briefly. Great body kick from Bisping. Jab from Bisping.Bisping with a take down attempt but gets nothing. Jab from Silva. Inside leg kick from Silva. Nice right from Silva. Body kick from Bisping then he shoots but is sprawled on. Body kick from Silva. Now we have a stoppage for an eye poke from Bisping. Silva in his corner recovering.Their back at it. Nice right from Silva. Leg kick from Silva. Jab from Bisping as Silva throws wildly. Straight right from Silva, and he is throwing haymakers. Body kick from Bisping caught and Silva kicks out the other leg again. Big leg kick from Silva. Right from Bisping. Wanderlei charges forward and lands some shots including a big right behind the ear!! Bisping is on the ground now and Silva is throwing in some big punches to close out the round with a bang!!! Silva gets that round 10-9.
Final Result: Wanderlei Silva defeats Micheal Bisping via Unanimous Decision
Keith Jardine vs. Ryan Bader (205-pound limit)
Round one: Jardine swings big early with a right. Snap left hook from Bader lands. He pushes Jardine against the cage. Nice right hook from Bader. Both men lands rights at the same time. Small cut on the top of the head of Jardine. Bader pushing forward. Nice right again from Bader over the top. Bader ducks under and gets a big take down. Half guard for Jardine. Nice left from Bader. Jardine with Butterfly guard, but Bader transitions right back into half guard. Elbows to the thigh from Bader. Nice short elbows from the top by Bader. Nice sharp elbow from Bader. Jardine back to butterfly guard and Josh Rosenthal stands them up. Nice right from Jardine. Good right from Bader. Leg kick from Jardine to close it out. That round was all Ryan Bader he looks good tonight, 10-9 Bader.
Round two: Nice leg kick from Bader. Jab from Jardine. Great leg kick from Jardine. Bader ducks under and explodes for a take down now he has Jardine pushed against the cage. Nice knee from Jardine to the body on the break. Bader again goes for the take down but Jardine with good defense. Nice knee to the legs and then body from Bader. Nice right from Bader. Nice jab then right from Jardine. Another right from Jardine, Bader with a shot but Jardine stuffs it. Leg kick then sprawl from Jardine. Good head kick from Bader lands hard. Bader with a take down late but Jardine walks the cage back to his feet. Thats the end of the round, Jardine is frustrating Bader now and took that round. 10-9 Jardine.
Round three: Right from Bader barely connects. Bader charges in for the take down but Jardine stuffs it. Bader checks a kick. Bader with a right. Nice leg kick from Jardine is checked again. Nice left body kick from Jardine. Bader with a brief take down. Bader looking tired now. Nice right from Bader wobbles Jardine, then he charges in lands a flying kne and knocks Jardine into the cage!! Bader swings a lands a big left and thats it!!! Ryan Bader with a big knockout win!!! Wow it came out of no where.
Final result: Ryan Bader defeats Keith Jardine via TKO (Strikes) Round 3
Joe Stevenson vs. George Sotiropoulos (155-pound limit)
Round one: Left from Joe Daddy. Inside leg kick from Stevenson. Nice right from Sotiropoulos. Sotiropoulos with a single leg but Joe Daddy defends it. Their up against the cage. Joe Daddy tries to toss Sotiropoulos down but he lands on his back. Stevenson with ful guard. Sotiropoulos passes to half guard. Sotiropoulos feverishly trying to pass guard. Joe Daddy looking for a stalemate to get it back to the feet. Stevenson looking to sweep Sotiropoulos. Sotiropoulos postures up and is throwing hammer fists to the gut. Stevenson with a HUGE up kick. Sotiropoulos drops down and is looking to mount and he gets it!!! Joe Daddy scrambling out and now Sotiropoulos has the back. North south position for Sotiropoulos and now he's looking for a arm bar. 10 seconds left!!!! Full mount now for Sotiropoulos and thats the bell!!! Wow amazing ground action Sotiropoulos looks great he dominated that round. 10-9 Sotiropoulos.
Round two: Both men land left hooks. Inside leg kick from Daddy. Sotiropoulos lands a right and buckles Stevenson. Inside leg kick from Stevenson. Another inside leg kick. Good combo from Sotiropoulos then a good jab. Sotiropoulos with a good counter right. Big overhand right from Sotiropoulos. Body shot from the Aussie. Sotiropoulos with another good body shot then combo. Joe Daddy drops down and gets a big double leg take down. Stevenson presses Sotiropoulos up against the cage. Sotiropoulos is looking for an oma plata! Now Sotiropoulos has the back and is back on top in side control. Joe Daddy works around for a single and is back on top now. Full guard for Sotiropoulos. Sotiropoulos looking for an arm bar now. Joe Daddy is out and back on top. Joe Daddy drops down for a ankle lock!!! Sotiropoulos slips out and is in north south position now and tries for the anaconda choke at the end of the round. A very close round could go either way ill say 10-9 Stevenson barely.
Round three: This Aussie crowd is going nuts. Sotiropoulos engages but misses. Good left from Sotiropoulos. Sotiropoulos catches a kick and is on top now but Stevenson powers up and their on their feet with Joe Daddy holding a single. Stevenson with the take down but Sotiropoulos reverses position and is on top but their right back to the feet. Nice right from Sotiropoulos. Another good right from the Aussie. Stevenson shoots and Sotiropoulos sprawls out. Joe Daddy finishes the take down and hes on top in the half guard. Full guard for Sotiropoulos now. Up kick from Sotiropoulos now their back to the feet. Joe Daddy with another take down and he is working hammer fists. Full guard for Sotiropoulos. That is the round, id give that round to Sotiropoulos 10-9 but this was an extremely close fight. Sotiropoulos just looked much more versatile on the ground and it proved to be the difference.
Final result: George Sotiropoulos defeats Joe Stevenson via Unanimous Decision
Mirko Filipovic vs. Anthony Perosh (265-pound limit)
Round one: Cro Cop stalking right off the bat. Mirko goes for a head kick early but misses. Perosh goes for a double. Mirko stuffs it and is landing some tough hammer fists. Cro Cop sprawls all the way out now and their back at distance. Leg kick by Perosh lands hard. Cro Cop lands a hard straight left. Perosh goes for a take down and Mirko lands another good left. Perosh back to his feet and now is working the body clinch against the cage. Cro Cop looking to land a big left. Perosh is bleeding from the nose. Another good left from Cro Cop. Perosh goes for a take down again but Mirko is stuffing it easily. NIce left hook from Mirko. Sharp body kick from the Croatian. Straight left from Cro Cop again and then a good sprawl defense. Great body shots from Mirko. Thats the bell, good round for Mirko he looks in good shape and is showing great take down defense. 10-9 Cro Cop.
Round two: Short uppercut from Mirko. Perosh shoots and Mirko sprawls out again. Mirko with some good body shots. Another good uppercut from Mirko and another. Big body kick from Cro Cop. Perosh with two inside leg kicks. Perosh shoots and Mirko again sprawls out. Mirko with some serious punches from the north south top position. Perosh tries again for a shot and cannot finish it. Perosh shoots and another good sprawl from Mirko, but this round is lacking much action. Good punches from Mirko in the sprawl position. BIG left elbow from Cro Cop and Perosh is GUSHING blood. The fight is stopped for a Doctor to check this thing out. Perosh says he will keep going and the crowd loves it. Inside leg kick from Perosh. Big right hook from Mirko. Now Mirko is throwing some big right while their on the ground. Another big left elbow from Cro Cop and thats the bell. Perosh survives but he has a vicious gash in his face. 10-9 Cro Cop. Wait the ref's stop it during the stoppage, they say Perosh can't go on and Mirko Cro Cop will come away with an impressive victory albeit against a last minute fill in opponent.
Final result: Mirko Filipovic defeats Anthony Perosh via TKO (Cut; Doctors Stoppage) Round 3