UFC 131 results wrap: Dos Santos vs Carwin event review, news and notes


Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to pay-per-view last Saturday night (June 11, 2011) with UFC 131: "Dos Santos vs. Carwin," featuring heavyweight division number one contender Junior dos Santos securing a three round unanimous decision win over former Interim champion Shane Carwin.

But that's not all.

Kenny Florian made his successful debut at 145-pounds by outworking Diego Nunes while Mark Munoz got one step closer to a middleweight title shot by squeaking past Demian Maia.

And what else is there to say about the slobberknocker that was Dave Herman vs. Jon Olav Einemo?

In cased you missed any or all of it - or just want to keep the discussion alive - below are links to all the major storylines stemming from Saturday night's event in Vancouver.

Let's get to it.

UFC 131: "Dos Santos vs. Carwin"

Results and live play-by-play

Recap and post-fight discussion

Facebook "Prelims" results and recap

Post-fight press conference video

Bonuses and awards

Fight recap: "Cigano" brutalizes "The Engineer" en route to a dominant unanimous decision win

Fight recap: Kenny Florian is officially 1-0 as a featherweight

Fight recap: Mark Munoz outpoints Demian Maia (barely)

Fight recap: Dave Herman and Jon Olav Einemo whale on each other until "The Viking" falls

Fight recap: Donald Cerrone plays it safe and takes the decision over Vagner Rocha

Fight recap: Chris Weidman strangles Jesse Bongfeldt

Fight recap: Yves Edwards gets KTFO by Sam Stout

UFC 131 post-fight fallout

What Shane Carwin looked like after three rounds against Junior dos Santos (Pic)

UFC President Dana White says Jose Aldo vs. Kenny Florian title fight "more than likely" for near future

Did judges incorrectly score main card bout between Mark Munoz and Demian Maia?

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez reacts to pending fight against Junior dos Santos

Donald Cerrone calls out Sam Stout

Judges come under fire for outcomes at UFC 131

Should "Dos Santos vs. Carwin" have been stopped in the first round?

Carwin's trainer reacts to stunning loss for "The Engineer"

Roy Nelson vs. Shane Carwin?

That my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of UFC 131?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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