Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to blow the lid off the König Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, TONIGHT (Sat., Nov. 13, 2010) with its latest Spike TV offering.
UFC 122: "Marquardt vs. Okami" will feature a middleweight number one contender elimination bout between Nate "The Great" Marquardt and Yushin "Thunder" Okami. In addition, former "Ultimate Fighter" Krzysztof Soszynski will try to get back into the win column against the venerable Goran Reljic.
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UFC 122 QUICK RESULTS:
Yushin Okami defeats Nate Marquardt via Unanimous Decision
Jorge Rivera vs. Alessio Sakara -- CANCELED because of illness to Sakara
Dennis Siver defeats Andre Winner via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Round 1
Amir Sadollah defeats Peter Sobotta via Unanimous Decision
Krzysztof Soszynski defeats Goran Reljic via Unanimous Decision
Duane Ludwig defeats Nick Osipczak via Split Decision
Kyle Noke defeats Rob Kimmons via submission (rear naked choke) in round two
Karlos Vemola defeats Seth Petruzelli via technical knockout (strikes) in round one
Vladimir Matyushenko defeats Alexandre Ferreiravs via technical knockout (strikes) in round one
Carlos Eduardo Rocha defeats Kris McCray via submission (kneebar) in round one
Pascal Krauss defeats Mark Scanlon via unanimous decision
UFC 122 BLOW-BY-BLOW LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY:
Round one: Jab from Okami. Okami with a lazy take down and Marquardt goes right for a guillotine choke. Marquardt lets go of it and is now on top in full guard. Okami moves to butterfly guard. Not much action at all. Okami reverses positions as Marquardt goes for a guillotine. Okami now on top in half guard. Marquardt keeping butterfly guard. Okami just looking to improve position. Basically a grappling match at this point. Marquardt goes for a heel hook and Okami slips out and is up to his feet. Good right from Marquardt. Nice straight left then right hook from Okami. They are clinched against the cage now. Okami looking for a trip. Nothing doing. Okami drops down for a double. Okami has him down now and will finish the round in top position. Close round nothing too exciting but Okami won that round. 10-9 Okami.
Round two: Okami weak take down and Marquardt sprawls out easy. Okami is moving forward though and controlling the octagon. Marquardt now grabs a single and is going for the take down. Both men clinched together and knee from Marquardt to the body and now Nate with a take down. Marquardt on top in full guard. Stalemate as of now. Okami works his way to his feet and Marquardt puts him back down for a seconds briefly. Okami comes up with a knee. Nice left from Okami. Okami going for a double leg but Marquardt putting up great defense. This is literally a grappling match, but a good one. Almost no striking. Okami working for the double. Okami sucks up a single leg and then looses it. Both men standing again. Nice left from Okami. Okami goes for a flying knee and Marquardt tags him with a powerful right. Okami doesnt back off now though. Jab from Okami at the bell. Close round but Marquardt took that one with the take down. 10-9 Marquardt.
Round three: Final round and this should be a sudden death round. Jab from Okami. Another jab from Okami. Left from Okami and then a jab from Okami. Nate is cut under his left eye. Okami is controlling the octagon. Jab from Okami. BIG right hand counter from Marquardt. Okami un-deterred. Okami still pumping in his jab. Nice combo from Okami and then a left. Already more striking in this round than the entire fight. Good left from Okami and then a solid right. Jab from Okami. Good left from Okami. Okami not doing much damage with his strikes but it is allowing him to control the center of the octagon. Good combo from Marquardt. Okami double jab. Good right from Marquardt. Now their clinched up. Marquardt ducks under and gets a single leg take down. That should score some points. Okami working hard and is back to his feet. Nice left from Okami. Nice left from Okami. Jab from Okami and good right from Marquardt. Leg kick from Marquardt. Okami charges in with a combo and eats a knee to the stomach. Okami bleeding from the ear. That is the bell, that round was extremely close. Id lean towards Okami for octagon control and because when he was taken down it was only for a second. 10-9 Okami.
Final result: Yushin Okami defeats Nate Marquardt via Unanimous Decision
Duane "Bang" Ludwig vs. Nick Osipczak (170-pound limit)
Round one: Leg kick from Osipczak. Head kick from Ludwig. Leg kick from Osipczak. Another leg kick from the Britt. Leg kick from Ludwig. Hook from Ludwig. Nice combo and head kick from Ludwig. Another good combo to follow up from Ludwig and now their tied up against the cage with Osipczak in the dominant position. Knee to the body from both men. Big left hook from Ludwig again and another HUGE head kick. Big knee from Ludwig, counter combo from the Britt. Body kick from Ludwig. Osipczak with a good right. Nice left hook then elbow from Ludwig. Head kick from Ludwig. Osipczak lands a HUGE left hook and drops Ludwig!!! Osipczak is mounted and landing some BIG blows now!!! Ludwig is cut and bleeding from his head. Ludwig is up to his feet briefly but Osipczak drags him back down. Ludwig with full guard. Ludwig will survive the round, but after controlling the early action Ludwig lost the round late and almost got TKO'd. 10-9 Osipczak.
Round two: Inside leg kick from Ludwig. Body kick from Ludwig. Good combo from Ludwig. Jab from the Britt. Double leg kick from Ludwig. Nice right from Ludwig. Osipczak with a good leg kick. Head kick from Ludwig. Good left from Osipczak. Front kick from Ludwig. Ludwig now cut above his left eye to go with the cut over his right eye. Good body kick from Ludwig then a good combo. Good body kick from Osipczak. Body shot from Ludwig. Osipczak with a single leg take down and finishes it and lands in butterfly guard. Ludwig looking to stand. The ref stands them up for lack of action. Ludwig goes for his own take down, nothing there. Close round but that one should go to Osipczak for his late take down. 10-9 Osipczak.
Round three: Ludwig with a flurry. Double leg kick from both men. Their tied up against the cage. Ludwig with a right and leg kick. Knee to the body from Ludwig. Pace has slowed. Jab from Osipczak. Ludwig with a combo but he is lacking power here late. Good body hook from Ludwig. Good head kick then combo from Ludwig, but he takes a deep breath. Left hook from Ludwig then a right cross that lands crisp. Elbow from Ludwig. Osipczak looks gassed. Ludwig with knees to the body and elbows to the head. Good right cross from Ludwig and now a good knee to the head from the clinch. Good body shot then left hook from Ludwig. Osipczak goes to lean against the cage and almost collapses. He is hurt. Ludwig also not too much left in the tank, but he is trying to close this one out. Good knee to the body from Ludwig. Good leg kick from Ludwig. Good head kick and left hook from Ludwig. Body kick and right hook, combo to the body and now Ludwig goes for a take down but cannot finish it before the bell. Ludwig won that round but should loose the fight. 10-9 Ludwig.
Final result: Duane Ludwig defeats Nick Ocipczak via Split Decision
Dennis Siver vs. Andre Winner (170-pound limit)
Round one: Inside leg kick from WInner. Body kick from Winner. Good leg kick from Winner. Jab from Winner. Nice left from Siver. Big leg kick from Winner. Siver just missing with some shots. Big leg kicks from Winner. Good hook from Winner. Leg kick from Siver. Jab from Winner. Good combo from Siver. Inside leg kick from Siver. Siver goes for a single and is looking for a take down. Nice left hook from Siver. Wild right from Siver. Strong leg kick from Winner. Another good leg kick from Winner. Siver with a good leg kick. Good combo from Siver. Nice knee from Winner. Siver lands a big counter left while backing up and drops Winner!!! Siver lands some BOMBS!!! Now Siver jumps the back and has in a rear naked choke!!! Winner taps and thats it!!! Dennis Siver with an impressive win!!! Wow that was a good finish.
Final result: Dennis SIver defeats Andre Winner via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Round 1
Amir Sadollah vs. Peter Sobotta (170-pound limit)
Round one: Nice combo from Sobotta. Nice leg kick from Sadollah. Nice charge in combo from Sadollah. Their tied up and good right from Sobotta against the cage. Another good right from Sobotta. Front kick from Sadollah. Their tied up against the cage again and Sadollah with knees to the thigh. Sadollah with a solid combo and good straight jab from Amir. Good left from Amir. Leg kick from Sadollah. Good right from Sadollah. Good left from Amir. Sadollah misses with a high kick and Sobotta grabs hold of his back standing up. Sobotta looking for hooks. Sadollah reverses position and is back to a Thai clinch. Knee to the stomach from Sadollah. Nice combo from Amir and there is the bell. Sadollah won that round fairly convincingly. 10-9 Sadollah.
Round two: Leg kick from Sadollah. Nice leg kick from Sobotta. Amir with a sharp leg kick. Body kick from Sobotta. Leg kick from Amir. Front kick from Sadollah. Good right from Sadollah. Spinning back kick from Sobotta misses its mark. Nice combo from Sadollah. Counter right from Sobotta. Good straight right from Amir. Wow big left uppercut from Sadollah. Leg kick from Sadollah. Front kick from Sobotta. Inside leg kick from Sadollah and then a good right. Sobotta ducks under and gets a brief take down, but Sadollah right back to his feet. Good combo from Sadollah. Front kick from Sadollah. Sharp inside leg kick and then a double outside leg kick. Sobotta went for a sweep and ends up on the bottom. Sadollah on top now in half guard. Good punches from Amir. He stands up and allows Sobotta to his feet. Leg kick from Amir. Sobotta's right leg is battered and bruised. Leg kick from Sadollah. Jab from Sadollah. Good front kick to the body knocks Sobotta to his butt at the bell. Sadollah controlled that round again, and Sobotta will need a stoppage. 10-9 Sadollah.
Round three: Front kick and leg kick from Sadollah. Good leg kick again from Sadollah. Left hook from Sobotta, and more leg kicks from Amir. Body kick from Sobotta. Head kick then leg kick from Sadollah. Leg kick from Sadollah. Jab from Sadollah. Sobotta with a jab. Body kick from Sadollah and Sobotta catches the leg. Good take down defense from Sadollah. Sobotta working hard for a single against the cage. Sadollah with good defense. Sharp leg kick from Amir and counter right from Sobotta. Front kick from Amir. Leg kick from Sadollah lands HARD. Front kick from Sadollah. Big insde leg kick from Sadollah. Good head kick from Amir. Sobotta misses another spinning back kick. Nice right then left hook from Sadollah. Leg kick from Sadollah. Good combo from Amir. Nice right from Sadollah. HUGE knee from the clinch then head kick from Sadollah. Body kick from Amir. Nice leg kick again from Sadollah. Thats the bell, and Sadollah controlled that fight from start to finish with sick and vicious leg kicks. 10-9 Sadollah.
Final result: Amir Sadollah defeats Peter Sobotta via Unanimous Decision
Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Goran Reljic (185-pound limit)
Round one: Inside leg kick from Reljic. Good inside leg kick from Soszynski. Leg kick from Soszynski. Body kick from Reljic. Good combo from Reljic. Great combo from Soszynski. Body kick from Reljic and jab from Soszynski. Nice body kick from Soszynski. Leg kick from Reljic. Nice right from Soszynski. Soszynski throwing some hay makers and landing with a left. Soszynski hunting down Reljic as he backpedal's. Their tied up against the cage. Ref breaks em up. Jab from Reljic. Hook from Reljic. Leg kick from Soszynski. Reljic lands a counter left. Take down from Reljic. Soszynski looking for the kimura. Soszynski working it hard. This was a close round but Reljic got the take down late which backfired allowing Soszynski to work a kimura. Close round, but 10-9 Soszynski.
Round two: Nice combo from Soszynski. Good kick from Soszynski. Body kick from Reljic. Reljic with another solid take down. Full guard for Soszynski. Soszynski again going for a kimura. Not much action what so ever. Reljic cannot seem to capitalize on his take downs. Soszynski nullifying his offense from the top. Good jab from Soszynski. Leg kick from Reljic. Soszynski with knee's to the thigh while their tied up against the cage. Reljic looking for a single leg take down but nothing there. Soszynski now landing some knees to the thighs again. They break cause of the ref, then go right back to the position. Nothing too exciting, but Soszynski is getting the best of it. 10-9 Soszynski.
Round three: Nice leg kick from Soszynski to open. Both men jab. Big left hook from Soszynski. Good left hooks from Soszynski. Leg kick from Reljic. Reljic goes for a take down but is stuffed. Soszynski sprawling and looking to transition to the back. Good punches being landed from Soszynski. Reljic looks to roll for a leg, but he is stopped and eats some good punches for his troubles. Soszynski landing some big rights from the back. The punches force Reljic to roll again for a leg and again nothing there and now Soszynski is about to get into side control. Soszynski postures up and lands two good left. Reljic back to his feet but he looks in trouble. Soszynski lands a good combo and Reljic grabs on for dear life. Soszynski goes for a standing kimura and cranks it hard enough to back off Reljic. Soszynski lands a good combo and Reljic deliberately drops to the mat to avoid a big knee and now Soszynski is in side control and landing some big lefts. Soszynski now landing a big flurry and he lands some HUGE punches at the bell that could have easily finished the fight if not for the bell. Soszynski controlled that round and the majority of the fight. 10-9 Soszynski.
Final result: Krzysztof Soszynski defeats Goran Reljic via Unanimous Decision