Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to pull the trigger on its annual SuperBowl weekend pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is scheduled to take place TONIGHT ((Feb. 6, 2010) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC 109: "Relentless" will feature a light heavyweight battle between elder statesmen Randy "The Natural" Couture and Mark "The Hammer" Coleman. Middleweights Nate Marquardt and Chael Sonnen will battle in the co-featured fight of the night for the right to challenge the winner of Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort in late 2010.
Former welterweight champion Matt Serra will also return to action, taking on two-time number one contender, Frank Trigg, on the televised main card.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of UFC 109, beginning with the Spike TV broadcast at 9 p.m. ET. We'll then roll right into the PPV telecast at 10 p.m. ET. Up-to-the-minute quick results of all the other under card action have already been recorded.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 109 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action!)
UFC 109 QUICK RESULTS
Randy Coture defeats Mark Coleman via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Round 2
Chael Sonnen defeats Nate Marquardt via Unanimous Decision
Paulo Thiago defeats Mike Swick via Submission (Darsce Choke) Round 2
Demian Maia defeats Dan Miller via Unanimous Decision
Matt Serra defeats Frank Trigg via TKO (Strikes) Round 1
Mac Danzig defeats Justin Buchholz via unanimous decision
Melvin Guillard defeats Ronnys Torres via unanimous decision
Rob Emerson defeats Phillipe Nover via unanimous decision
Phil Davis defeats Brian Stann via unanimous decision
Chris Tuchscherer defeats Tim Hague via majority decision
Joey Beltran defeats Rolles Gracie via technical knockout (strikes) in round two
UFC 109 PLAY-BY-PLAY LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY:
Druby here for a night of some classic throwback fights. It'll be interesting to see two legends of the sport in Randy Coture and Mark Coleman go head to head so sit back and relax Maniacs and enjoy the action.
Mark Coleman vs. Randy Couture (205-pound limit)
Round one: Jab from Coture. Another jab from Coture. Randy with a straight right. Leg kick from Coleman. Uppercut from Coture and a big hook and right from Coleman backs up Randy. Jab from Coture. Coleman with a jab. Big straight right from Randy and another and the a big knee and Coleman is hurt!!! Randy connects with another right now their up against the cage and Coture is using his dirty boxing. Hook to the body then uppercut from Randy as their clinched. Coture with a nice elbow. Coture keeping him pressed against the cage. Nice left from Randy. Body shot from Coleman, Randy with a HUGE uppercut. Uppercut and left hook from Randy. Thats the bell, 10-9 round for Randy easy and Coleman already looks gassed and seemed content to just hold on for the round.
Round two: Jab from Coleman and left hook from Coleman. Big left hook from Randy and another big right as he has Coleman against the cage. Randy drags down coleman and is now in the full mount and pounding away. Coleman gives up his back now and Randy is softening him up and Randy locks in the rear naked choke and thats it!!!! Randy Coture once again with an amazing performance as he dominates Mark Coleman and finishes with a rare submission victory.
Final result: Randy Coture defeats Mark Coleman via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Round 2
Nate Marquardt vs. Chael Sonnen (185-pound limit)
Round one: Sonnen takes it right to Nate with a combo and kick. Sonnen presses Marquardt against the cage in the body clinch. Take down by Sonnen and Marquardt has a good guillotine locked in but Chael slips out. Full guard for Nate. Sonnen starting to pound away with elbows and hammer fists. Sonnen is landing some vicious elbows!! He is doing some real hardcore damage here. Nate trying to tie up Sonne to get stood up. Marquardt kicks Sonnen off and Nate is back to his feet and lands a flying knee!!! Sonnen eats it and takes him right back down and is right back to pounding away. Nate is bleeding from somewhere. Powerful body shots from Sonnen. Another elbow from Sonnen. Sonnen is landing some MONSTROUS elbows!!! Now hes pounding away with punches and just dominating. Elbow and some body shots from Sonnen. Thats the bell and Chael Sonnen absolutely dominated. If ever there was a reason for a 10-8 round this is it. 10-8 Sonnen.
Round two: Sonnen ducks under and gets the take down right away. Nate looking for a kimura as Sonnen is trying to pass his guard to side control. Sonnen powers his way out. Half guard for Marquardt. Nate moves to full guard. Body shots from Sonnen. Sonnen landing punches. Sonnen is bleeding big time. Sonnen postures up and lands HUGE right. Sonnen again from his feet lands two more punches. Sonnen is gushing blood big time. Sonnen has the back now and he pounding away and Marquardt is throwing elbows from the bottom. Sonnen now with elbows to the ribs. Marquardt with a switch and gets to his feet but Sonne immediately gets him back to the ground. Sonnen relentless and is landing some serious elbows. Sonnen peppering in punches to close out the round. Sonnen is cut bad and bleeding but he controlled that round again from bell to bell. 10-9 Sonnen.
Round three: Nate tries for his own take down to start but Sonnen stuffs it and just takes him back down with no problems. Sonnen with body shots non stop. Marquardt tries to get back to his feet and Sonnen has his back. Sonnen drags him back down and is throwing some bombs. Nate scrambles back to his feet and Sonnen shoots in and Marquard catches a knee. Sonnen with the take down and now Nate has a guillotine in DEEP!! Nate has it locked in and this could be it!!!!! WOW, Sonnen powers his way out of deep deep trouble. Nate rolls over Sonnen now and he is on top in north south position. Nate postures up now and lands some BIG punches to close out the round. Thats the bell, wow awesome action to close out the round in the final minute but the overall story of this fight was Chael Sonnen dominating with tremendous ground and pound. 10-9 Sonnen which should be an easy win.
Final result: Chael Sonnen defeats Nate Marquardt via Unanimous Decision
Paulo Thiago vs. Mike Swick (170-pound limit)
Round one: Head kick from Thiago out of no where. Swick keeping his distance and being cautious. Great inside leg kick from Thiago knocks Swick out of his base. Good left from Swick. Leg kick from Swick. Big leg kick from Thiago. Leg kick from Swick lands solid. Thiago lands a sloppy combo. Inside leg kick from Swick. Swick dives in and basically gets an upper body football tackle of a take down. Butterfly guard for Thiago. Thats the bell and Swick might have stole that round with the late take down despite him not looking too good on his feet. 10-9 Swick.
Round two: Wow sharp leg kick from Thiago. Sick body kick from Thiago. Swick trying to work his way in but he looks stiff, good right hand from Swick and he charges in and Thiago lands a HUGE left and Swick is hurt bad!!! Thiago jumps onto Swick and he is trying to lock in a choke. Thiago locks in a Darsce choke DEEP and Swick is out cold!!! Wow an amazing finish and sick sick Submission.
Final result: Paulo Thiago defeats Mike Swick via Submission (Darsce Choke) Round 2
Demian Maia vs. Dan Miller (185-pound limit)
Round one: Big right from Miller and Maia lands a left. Maia a faint left and goes right for a double leg. Knee to the thigh from Maia as their pressed up against the cage. Miller slips out and gets distance right away. Maia lands a head kick but its blocked and Miller lands a glancing right. Inside leg kick from Miller. Great snapping body kick from Maia and he uses that for a instant take down. Miller however is right back to his feet and now it seems Miller caught a knee to the groin and Maia keeps throwing some punches but the ref stops it. Nice right from Miller. Body lock from Maia and he gets a trip but Dan Miller right back to his feet he is showing some great defense. Sharp right from Miller to end the round. 10-9 Miller but its a close one could go either way.
Round two: Maia lands a good body kick. Inside leg kick from Miller. Nice counter right from Maia. Inside leg kick from Miller. Nice right to the body left hook combo from Miller. Maia with a double jab. Big left from Maia. Counter right from Maia. Leg kick from Miller. Body shot from Miller. Inside leg kick from Miller. Miller playing good defense but needs to get busy on the feet. This round is extremely slow not much action and the crowd is letting them know. Nice left from Maia and again another left. Maia lands some jabs to end the round. Terribly slow action and id go 10-9 Maia but not a good round.
Round three: Nice pushing left hook from Miller. Maia goes for a take down but Miller blocks it for now and their against the cage. Miller lands a left. Good right from Miller and Maia tries to pull guard, now Maia gets double underhooks and gets the take down. Miller looking to walk the cage. Maia with marshmallow punches. Miller back to his feet, Maia shoots and Miller sprawls. Maia persistent and gets the take down again. Full guard for Miller and Maia is working to pass. Miller with butterfly guard as he tries to get to his feet. Maia is cut over his left eye, and Miller is showing great ground defense but he is not scoring any points. Miller is going for a triangle and almost locks it in but Maia is out and he pours on the punches to end the fight. 10-9 round for Maia is what was a mostly boring fight. Maia should walk away with the victory easily.
Final result: Demian Maia defeats Dan Miller via Unanimous Decision
Matt Serra vs. Frank Trigg (170-pound limit)
Round one: Body shot from Serra. Body shot from Serra again and Trigg with a good combo. Inside leg kick from Serra. Body shot from Serra again. Serra just bull rushing in and land body shot after body shot. Trigg standing straight up not even thinking about going to the ground. Inside leg kick from Serra, and Serra lands a HUGE overhand right and a left as Trigg crumples to the ground!! Serra lands 3 more BOMBS on Trigg and thats it Trigg is out!!! Matt Serra with a impressive knockout!
Final result: Matt Serra defeats Frank Trigg via TKO (Strikes) Round 1
Mac Danzig vs. Justin Buchholz (155-pound limit)
Round one: Both fighters comes out touch gloves. Danzig is the aggressor early. Puts together a nice combination. Buchholz lands a nice kick. Then a right hand. Danzig goes for a takedown, but he's unsuccessful. Danzig lands a nice right. And another. Buchholz counters with kicks, but does no damage. Danzig charges in again with a big left that connects. Buchholz now charges in and Danzig counters. Buchholz lands a left that drops Danzig to a knee. He looks hurt, but still bouncing around, Danzig lands another left. Buchholz puts together a nice on-two and backs up Danzig to the cage, working him over a bit. Danzig circles out. Danzig lands a real nice right hand and presses Buchholz up against the cage. He hits him with a big knee. And that's how it ends.
Round two: Danzig opens up round two with a stiff jab that snaps the head back of Buchholz. He goes in for the takedown, but Buchholz stuffs it. They exchange jabs and low kicks. Buchholz misses with a big right. Danzig goes in for a takedown and this time he gets it. Now in side control. Gives him the business with lefts and rights. He almost gets full mount, but Buchholz defends, Buchholz now working a kimura from the bottom. It looked tight for a minute but Danzig is eventually able to escape and gets back into side control. Now full mount. Buchholz rolls and Danzig gets his back. He can't do anything with it as Buchholz escapes. Buchholz now in Danzig's full guard. Danzig drops elbows from the bottom. Now he boxes the ears.Danzig reverses into full mount just as the round ends.
Round three: Final round. Buchholz comes out with a crazy kick that misses. Danzig goes for the takedown and stuffs him up against the cage. Buchholz lands a knee and a punch as he makes his way back to his feet. Danzig lands a nice body punch. Buchholz lands a big right. Danzig hits Buchholz with a knee from the clinch. Buchholz tries to take it to the ground and there is a scramble. Buchholz lands on top. Now in full guard. Not much happening. Danzig is trying to get back to his feet and Buchholz isn't letting him go anywhere. Herb Dean stands them up. Danzig coes in with a right and then an upper cut. Now a left. Buchholz looks gassed. Danzig batters the body and then the head. He then gets a takedown. Danzig works him over from as he takes his back. Danzig now doing damage from full mount. Buchholz rolls and Danzig sinks in the choke as the round ends. Saved by the bell. Good fight.
Final result: Mac Danzig defeats Justin Buchholz via unanimous decision
Round one: Both fighters meet in the center of the Octagon, looking to mix it up right off the bat. Guillard throws a right hook, but Torres ducks and immediately scores a takedown. Torres in side control, working the left wrist of Guillard. Nothing there. Torres drops a few punches, but Guillardis able to avoid any damage and scramble to his feet. Torres gets another takedown, but the Guillard turns the table and gets a takdown of his own. He lets him up. Torres misses with a flying knee. Guillard misses with a spinning backfist. Torres lands a nice right. Guillard pumps the jab. Torres shoots for a takedown and Guillard blasts him with a knee on the way in. Nonetheless, Torres gets the takedown. Not much happening. Torres tries to work some ground and pound, but not much is landing flush. Guillard gets to his feet as the seconds tick down to end the round and connects with a big punch. And another. He seems hurt, but nothing serious. Round ends.
Round two: Torres corner spills a bucket of ice between rounds, stalling the action for a bit. Here we go. Guillard comes out looking to take Torres' head off. Torres goes for the takedown and lifts Guillard up over the cage. Odd. He's lowered quickly and the action resumes. Guillard lands a nice one-two. And then a kick. Torres seems fine with exchanging on his feet. Torres goes for a takedown, and once again, Guillard makes him pay with a big knee. Torres has a single leg and tries to dump Guillard, but he's able to avoid it. Guillard lands a nice knee to the face of Torres. Back in the center of the cage. Superman punch from Guillard glances of Torres' forehead. Torres presses him up against the cage, gets his back and Guillard rolls to try and get away. He ends up on the ground in a kimura, but he is able to defend. Guillard reverses and tries to land a flying punch to the grounded Torres as the horn blares to end the round.
Round three: Guillard comes out missing with a big left and then a right. Torres misses with a left of his own and dives for the takedown. Guillard defends. Guillard lands a nice right and a straight jab. Two of them. Guillard circles and Torres stops him with a left. Guillard starts circling again, and Torres is able to land a takedown. Torres in side control, working to secure full mount. Guillard tries to explode out, but Torres is able to keep him pinned to the canvas. He tries again and it works. Back to their feet. Guillard scores with a nice left jab. Torres still stalking. He dives in for another takedown. He gets it. Guillard seems frustrated, pretending to yawn while Torres works his body up against the cage. Guillard gets to his feet, reverses a Torres slam, lands in full mount and dishes out four to five big punches just as the fight ends. Too little too late?
Final result: Melvin Guillard defeats Ronnys Torres via unanimous decision