Ben Henderson will put his 155-pound title on the line once again in the UFC on FOX 5 main event, taking on Nate Diaz at KeyArena in Seattle, Wash., on Dec. 8, 2012. MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE results and blow-by-blow of all the night's main card action below, as well as detailed coverage of all the "Prelims" under card action on Facebook/FX.
It's (finally) time!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is ready to pull the trigger on its latest nationally-televised mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which is scheduled to take place TONIGHT (Dec. 8, 2012) inside the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington.
And it's a doozy.
UFC on FOX 5 will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between reigning 155-pound champion Ben Henderson against division number one contender Nate Diaz. In addition, Alexander Gustafsson will try to move to the head of the 205-pound class when he tangles with former light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua, while B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald will meet in a welterweight scrap that pits the old school opposite new.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action this evening below, which is slated to air at 8 p.m. ET on FOX. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that, however, around 4:30 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" under card bouts on Facebook and FX Channel.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC on FOX 5 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC ON FOX 5 QUICK RESULTS:
155 lbs.: UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson vs. Nate Diaz - Henderson wins via UD (50-45, 50-45, 50-43)
205 lbs.: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio Rua Gustafsson wins via UD (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
170 lbs.: Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn - MacDonald wins via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
170 lbs.: Mike Swick vs. Matt Brown - Brown wins via knockout (2:31 rd 2)
155 lbs.: Jeremy Stephens vs. Yves Edwards -- Edwards wins via knockout (1:55 rd 1)
135 lbs.: Raphael Assuncao vs. Mike Easton - Assuncao wins via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
155 lbs.: Ramsey Nijem vs. Joe Proctor - Nijem wins via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
155 lbs.: Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez - Cruickshank wins via KO (headkick) (2:57 rd 2)
155 lbs.: Marcus LeVesseur vs. Abel Trujillo - Trujillo wins via TKO (strikes) (3:56 rd 2)
145 lbs.: Nam Phan vs. Dennis Siver - Siver wins via UD (30-24, 30-25, 30-26) (!)
135 lbs.: Scott Jorgensen vs. John Albert - Jorgensen wins via RNC (4:59 rd 1)
UFC ON FOX 5 PLAY-BY-PLAY LIVE MAIN CARD COMMENTARY (FOX):
UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson vs. Nate Diaz
Round one: Big leg kicks to get things started from Henderson and Diaz closes the distance, kneeing him in the things in the clinch. Short punches from Diaz and he attempts a throw but Henderson fends him off. They trade knees and Henderson attempts a takedown but Diaz fends him off for now. They separate and Diaz goes to work with his punches but Henderson quickly shoots in for a takedown. Diaz drops to his back and is threatening to throw up kicks but Henderson drops down with some punches.Diaz turtles and gets back to his feet but Henderson is all over him in the clinch. They separate again and Henderson throws a heavy leg kick. Diaz is swept and Henderson drops some heavy punches before they get back to their feet. Henderson steps in with a pair of nice punches and now it's Diaz who's working for a takedown but he can't get it. 10-9 Henderson
Round two: Huge leg kick from Henderson to get things started and he scores a big takedown. Huge ground and pound from Henderson and he scores with a head kick as Diaz pops back to his feet and initiates another clinch. Big elbow from Henderson and they separate. Another big leg kick from Henderson and he steps in with a punch to the body before backing off. Punch to the leg from Diaz and a huge right hand hurts Diaz. Now Henderson is swarming Diaz with wild punches on the ground. Henderson attempts to mount but Diaz fends him off and turtles. Diaz gets back to his feet and lands a judo throw but Henderson immediately pops to his feet. Another leg kick from Henderson and Diaz switches stances as time expires. 10-9 Henderson
Round three: Another leg kick from Henderson to get things started and then a jab to the leg. Diaz steps forward with a punch but Henderson takes him down and drops some punches. Diaz gets back to his feet but he's put on his back again and Henderson drops more strikes. Good upkick from Diaz and Henderson drops a huge right hand and then some elbows. Diaz attempts a sweep and he's got a leg working for a lock of some sort. Both men trade leg locks but Henderson turns into him and drops a back fist and then another punch. Henderson takes Diaz's back but Diaz scrambles out of the position. Henderson does the split and escapes another heel hook and he drops Diaz with a huge right hand. Henderson swarms Diaz with ground and pound but Diaz is recovered and is again thinking about a leg lock. Henderson avoids danger and drops an elbow and then a huge axe kick to the body as time expires. 10-9 Henderson
Round four: They clinch and Diaz attempts a throw but Henderson stuffs him and now he drags Diaz to the ground. Diaz turtles and gets to his feet but again gets dumped on the ground by Henderson, who's on top in half guard. Henderson tries to drop some big punches but Diaz is going a better job of playing defense this round. Diaz is stuck on his back and Henderson is lording over him on the feet but not doing much. Diaz gets back to his feet and eats a leg kick as time expires. 10-9 Henderson
Round five: Jab to the thigh from Henderson and they clinch. Henderson takes inside position and then he slams Diaz to the ground. Diaz needs a miracle and Henderson continues to drop punches. Diaz scrambles back to his feet and is trying to work for a Kimura but Henderson just drops to the ground and punishes him with knees to the back of the leg. More knees to the leg from Henderson and Diaz fires back with elbows. Diaz scores a judo takedown but Henderson immedaitely takes top position and drops heavy punches. Head kick from Henderson staggers Diaz. Diaz creates separatio n and tries to taunt Henderson but he can't get any offense going and Henderson just steps back and lets time expires. 10-9 Henderson
Final result: Ben Henderson defeats Nate Diaz via unanimous decision (50-43, 50-45, 50-45)
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio Rua
Round one: Gustafsson opens early with punches, trying to use his range effectively while Shogun responds with kicks. Big strike connects for Gustaffson and Shogun drops! Gustafsson jumps on him but Shogun is already recovered and he responds with a heel hook. What a start. They get to their feet but Shogun has a reverse body lock and blasts away with knees to the back of the thigh. Another leg lock attempt from Shogun but Gustafsson gets out of this one much easier. Both men trade takedowns but they can't do anything with the top position or keep their opponents there for long. Gustafsson back to his feet and he's starting to really use his reach now, landing sharp punches and knees from the outside while Shogun is having some trouble trying to land that heavy right hand. They finish the round in the clinch with Gustafsson in control. 10-9 Gustafsson
Round two: Shogun catches Gustafsson early and he is really coming out swinging here. Gustafsson tries to respond with his reach but Shogun catches him again with his right hand. Shogun charges forward but Gustafsson jukes him like a matador and then presses him into the fence with a takedown attempt. The ref separates them and Gustafsson wades forward but Shogun counters. Gustafsson attempts a toss but Shogun grabs the fence to defend it and gets warned. Now Shogun attempts a takedown but Gustafsson avoids it and actually reverses the position. Gustafsson can't do much with it and they get back to their feet. Gustafsson scores another takedown but can't keep the brazilian on the canvas. Another takedown from Gustafsson and he batters Shogun on th way up with a knee in the clinch. Big knee and uppercut from Gustafsson and Shogun swings wildly at him. Gustafsson fights measured until the end of the round. 10-9 Gustafsson
Round three: Gustafsson pressing the action early and both men have a very entertaining flurry with Gustafsson getting the better of it with knees and kicks. Gustafsson scores a takedown and threatens to take Shogun's back but Rua rolls for a leg and works back to his feet. Shogun is headhunting with his overhand right and Gustafsson again takes him down. They get to their feet and Gustafsson blasts Rua with a left hand to the body and he's hurt. Gustafsson attacks with a lunging right hand and another knee. Shogun is definitely fading here. They clinch and get separated and Gustafsson lands a huge front kick to Shogun's face. Shogun is really being forced to cover up a lot this round. Knee from Shogun in the clinch and Gustafsson takes him down right before the end of the fight. 10-9 Gustafsson
Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn
Round one: Penn is the aggressor early and catches a knee, pressing MacDonald into the fence. MacDonald reverses the position and creates separation but again presses Penn into the cage again. MacDonald lands an uppercut on the break. Leg kick from MacDonald and he grazes with a head kick but Penn ries back with a right hand. Several low kicks from MacDonald and Penn again responds with the overhand right counter. They trade jabs and Penn has MacDonald moving backwards. Left hand from Penn and he briefly scores a takedown but MacDonald pops back to his feet and now he's got his back against the cage. Big elbow from MacDonald along the fence and they separate. Body shot from MacDonald and he attempts a single leg takedown but gies up on it. Leg kick from MacDonald and he hurts Penn with a heavy elbow. Penn is on the defensive and MacDonald presses his advantage. Big elbow from MacDonald and they clinch. MacDonald throws a nice left hook at the end of the round. 10-9 MacDonald
Round two: Penn steps forward and both men clash into each other in the cage center. Left jabs from MacDonald and Penn is backed into the fence and forced to cover up. Big combination from MacDonald and he's in full control of th efight now. Heavy body kick scores for MacDonald and he's picking Penn apart. Nice right hand from Penn but MacDonald responds with several kicks. Huge body kick from MacDonald and he's unloading on Penn now, just pickign him apart. Penn has no movement. Penn is folded over from a big flurry from MacDonald and Penn's face is bruised up especially under his left eye. Huge combiantion and Penn is a punching bag here. MacDonald grabs a body lock and easily dumps Penn on his back and finishes the round on top. 10-8 MacDonald
Round three: Penn presses forward looking for a takedown. He nearly puts MacDonald down but can't and they stall in the clinch until separated. MacDonald lands a sharp counter hook to the body and slips on a spinning heel kick but Penn can't take advantage. Another big elbow from MacDonald in the clinch and a left kick to the body. Now MacDonald is landing at will with his jab. Penn is trying to press the action but he just can't do anything right now. MacDonald showboats, taunting Penn with his movement and then initiating a clinch. They get separated and MacDonald again goes to the body with a left hook. Head kick lands for MacDonald and he throws a superman punch/ left hook combination. Penn is running out of time and MacDonald blasts him with an elbow and a left hook to the body. Jab and leg kick from MacDonald as time expires. 10-9 MacDonald
Round one: Swick working from the outside early and catches Brown with a left hand as he charges in. Brown responds with a right uppercut which stumbles him. Swick gets too close and Brown scores a trip and follows Swick to the canvas. Brown wraps Swick up with a choke and rolls over to his back but it looks like Swick is going to be okay. Brown gives up on the choke and Swick is now on top inside his guard. Brown attacks an arm and has it separated and he's now he's got Swick wrapped up in a triangle choke! Swick tries to create space and both men are wrapped up in each other like pretzels. Swick escapes the position and looks for a guillotine but instead pops back to his feet. Brown throws some punches in the clinch at the end of teh round. 10-9 Brown
Round two: Brown pressures forward and scores a nice pair of elbows on the inside. They remain in the clinch and Brown again lands an elbow. Swick creates separation and they reset in the cage center. Brown steps forward and SMASHES Swick with a left hand that drops him out cold! Wow!
Final result: Matt Brown defeats Mike Swick via knockout at 2:31 of round two
UFC ON FOX 5 PLAY-BY-PLAY LIVE "PRELIMS" UNDER CARD COMMENTARY (FX):
Braiterman here still!
Round one: Stephens opens with a jumping knee that doesn't land. Big right from Stephens that misses. They scramble in a clinch and Stephens fights off a single-leg from Edwards. Stephens swinging a lot, but hitting arms and air for the most part. Edwards ducks under and hits a glancing counter left. Stephens misses another jump knee. Stephens gets clipped by a BIG counter right and falls on his back. Edwards pounces and lands some BRUTAL short elbows that ends the consciousness of Jeremy Stephens. Replay shows that Stephens had his chin way up and Edwards landed perfect.
Final result: Yves Edwards has defeated Jeremy Stephens via KO (elbow) at 1:55 of round 1
Round one: Slow start for the pair as they trade standing. High kick from Assuncao as Easton presses forward glacially. Punches in bunches, but not much landing for either guy. Assuncao lands a counter right. Easton misses a 1-2. And misses a low kick. Assuncao gets a front-leg high kick blocked and then nearly lands a rear one. Easton still walking forward with some weird shoulder movements. Assuncao nearly gets a takedown but Easton defends excellently. Assuncao gets Easton into the cage and they stall there for a bit. The round ends without much happening. Honestly, this is a 10-10 round as far as I'm concerned.
Round two: The second starts with a missed spinning kick from Assuncao and then one from Easton. Assuncao misses another big head kick and Easton presses forward attempting to counter, but doesn't land anything before Raphy gets out of danger. Assuncao leg kick gets checked, but again, Easton doesn't land the counter that he tries for. Easton seems to catch an inadvertent poke to the eye, but Rogan confirms that it was a punch as they review on the big screen. We'll have to take his word for it, as we, the viewer got nothing. Big left kick for Easton, and a right hand lands for Assuncao. Assuncao lands a low knee to the huge cup of Mike Easton and we have a break in the action. This gets Rogan set off on his standard cup rant. Thai cup and Diamond MMA with the compression shorts. Yup. Heard this many times before. We're back, and Assuncao looks like he's got his timing a bit better. Left hook and a front kick both land. Easton's takedown attempt gets stuffed and Assuncao throws another front kick, but one that misses. Assuncao feeling his oats a bit, as he starts weaving his hands. Spinning backfist from Assuncao misses, but Easton can't even get the takedown. Assuncao 10-9
Round three: Another tepid start to the round - not that they're not throwing anything, but Assuncao's defense has been very nice and his counters are pretty on-point. Easton isn't able to figure out the puzzle in the wily vet. Takedown attempt from Assuncao as he has a single against the cage. He tries for a double, back to a single... and he gets it for literally a second before Easton bounces right back up. Easton pushing forward and Assuncao tries another takedown, to the disconcert of the crowd. They break off the cage. Easton forward again, Assuncao with a front kick that misses, but Easton still can't land a counter at all. His timing in the standup has been horrible all night. Assuncao fails on another takedown, but this is eating time off the clock on a fight that Assuncao is probably winning. Eaton getting a bit desperate, and Assuncao counters him again. Slip from Assuncao and Eaton tries to make it a takedown, but Raphael fights it off again. The fight ends to the boos of the crowd. I have this 10-9 Assuncao again and on my card, it'd be 30-28. We'll see.
Final result: Raphael Assuncao has defeated Mike Easton via Unanimous Decision (30-27 and 29-28 x2)
Round one: TUF finalst loser Nijem (thanks for short names, finally) eats a right to start. Nijem runs Proctor into the cage. Nijem with a single while Proctor threatens a guillotine. Proctor uses it to back Nijem up and lands a couple of knees down. They trade wild, with Nijem grabbing a Thai plumm and swinging knees that mostly get blocked. Nijem with a huge jumping front kick that floors Proctor. Nijem swarming with punches and Nijem takes his back. Nijem gets a hook in and is landing punches to the left side of Proctor's back. Proctor defends the back control and scrambles to his feet. Back to a guillotine position for Proctor up against the cage, but Nijem breaks free. Nijem gets his left leg hooked in again. Proctor rolls out. They trade wildly again and Proctor hits a big right that staggers Nijem. Proctor muscles Nijem down into half guard and lands some GNP. Nijem throws a leg up, but gets nothing about it. North-south position ends the round with Proctor on top, but I have it 10-9 Nijem.
Round two: Proctor lands to open the round. Big left swing from Nijem, but eats a counter left. Proctor pushes him into the cage, Nijem hits a body kick that backs off Joe. 1-2 and a headkick all miss for Nijem. Proctor with a teep to the leg. Right for Proctor lands. Nijem backs him into the cage and gets the takedown after a struggle. Full guard for Proctor. Butterfly and Proctor pushes him off. Proctor with a punch from bottom and uses a leg to get Nijem on his back. Now Proctor on top going for a front choke. 50 seconds left in the round, guillotine position again for Proctor. Ramsey takes him down and pops his head out. Proctor looks for a Kimura with about 15 seconds left, and the round ends. 10-9 Proctor.
Round three: Proctor with good short punches. Nijem hits a left. Proctor tries for an armbar but Nijem rolls on top and lands in Proctor's half-guard. Light GNP from Nijem with punches to the left side of Proctor's body. Transitions to the back and gets some to the side of Proctor's head - and the back, which draws a verbal no-no from the ref. Nijem back on top. Proctor gets on top and is going for an arm. Nijem doing a good job of breaking down the posture and he gets out. Nijem lands some standing GNP and then gets back into half-guard, controlling and winning the round. The round has slowed down a lot. Proctor on top in north-south with 30 seconds left. Proctor and Nijem trading standing now as proctor is desperate. Nothing doing. 10-9 Nijem.
Final result: Ramsey Nijem has defeated Joe Proctor via Unanimous Decision (30-27 and 29-28 x2)
Round one: The Detroit Superstar (there really should be some kind of nickname review board to stop stuff like this), Daron Cruickshank is in the white vale tudo shorts, while his opponent, Henry Martinez is in the multi-colored green, black and white. Martinez comes out pressuring and backs Daron into the cage. Martinez certainly looks a little heavy and that explains the weight-cutting issue. Daron fends off Martinez on the cage and the ref breaks them. Henry pressing forward again with punches as Daron swings. Back against the cage again, with Daron stuffing all the singles from Martinez. Martinez breaks and lands a nice right in the scuffle. They swing wild at each other, and Cruickshank lands a spinning backfist and a knee that cuts Martinez's face. Daron hits a big body kick that hurts Martinez and he backs into the cage. Martinez eating a ton of shots as he turtles standing against the cage. The ref looks like he might have stopped it at any second, but chooses not to and Martinez eventually recovers and comes back swinging. Martinez is tough, but he's hurt bad. Henry firing gamely. Spinning heel kick to the leg for Daron. Big kick to the chest of Martinez hurts him again and Cruickshank swarms, trying to finish a staggering Martinez. He fails, but not for lack of trying. The kitchen sink is being thrown here as Cruickshank hits a big roundhouse, flying knee and Martinez is still there. Martinez finishes the round pushing Cruickshank against the cage, swinging a ton of short body shots. 10-9 Cruickshank.
Round two: Martinez pressuring. They break off the cage and Cruickshank hits a nice short right. Another about 30 seconds later is the next significant strike to land. Martinez with a left. Slower round with two minutes through so far, which makes my typing hands feel better - that first round was absurd. Side kick from Cruickshank and a front kick to the body. Right hand from Martinez. HOLY BADONKAS! HUUUUUUUUUUUGE RIGHT HEADKICK THAT SENT MARTINEZ INTO LA LA LAND! ONE SHOT KO!
Final result: Daron Cruickshank has defeated Henry Martinez via KO (headkick) at 2:57 of round 2
Marcus LeVesseur vs. Abel Trujillo
Round one: Ridiculous takedown almost off the bat from LeVesseur, but Trujillo scrambles back to his feet. Marcus has Abel backed into the cage, but Abel is defending the takedown well and elbowing the shoulder and ribs of Marcus. Marcus finally gives up the attempt at 3:20 left and they stall up against the cage. The ref breaks them up at 3:01. Abel throws a wicked punch and Marcus slips under for a single-leg. Abel defends well and Marcus has a body lock up against the cage. The crowd finally starts to get rowdy with a little under two minutes left. Abel landing big elbows to the rear shoulder and back of Marcus. Another ref break again. Marcus tries for a single again and Abel lands a BIG right knee as they bounce off the cage. Marcus survives hanging onto Abel's leg as the round ends. 10-9 Trujillo.
Round two: Marcus hits a counter right to start the round. Abel catches a kick and swings Marcus down. Abel goes for a guillotine and Marcus rolls, while Abel tries for a weird modified RNC before transitioning to a north-south choke. Marcus scrambles for a takedown and then they scramble up to their feet. Marcus hits a knee and a nice right, but a counter from Abel flattens Marcus. Abel pounces and lands solid GNP. Marcus defends a choke attempt and the punches, and about halfway through the round, they stand back up with Abel backing Marcus into the cage. Abel backs off and they reset. Abel stuffs a single, and while Marcus is persistent with the takedown, Abel ends the attempt with a nice spin and takes the back of Marcus. They're up against the cage now and Marcus is turtled. Abel hits a series of ENORMOUS knees to the right side of Marcus. Think GSP vs Serra. The ref warns Marcus to move, but he doesn't, so Abel hits some more GNP and another full-power knee to the liver and that's it.
Final result: Abel Trujillo has defeated Marcus LeVesseur via TKO (strikes) at 3:56 of round 2
Round one: No intros for the two gentlemen. Siver opening up with a number of kicks, both low and high. Rogan comments that Siver is "light on his feet", which is pretty impressive for a guy who's got a torso that resembles a fire hydrant. About 75 seconds in, and it's been all Siver so far. He's outlanding him with punches to the head and kicks everywhere. Siver with a left hook, a kick gets blocked and another solid left hook. Phan looks close to a weight-class smaller than the German. Phan gets a good left, but Siver lands a couple precise ones. Front kick for Siver. Takedown for Siver, but he lets Phan back up after winging a couple of potshots down at him. Phan stuffs a takedown and Siver uses the scramble to land another punch. Leg kick by Phan. Fifteen seconds left and Siver glances a spinning kick into the liver of Phan. Siver with a leg kick as the round ends. 10-9 Siver, borderline 10-8, but not really all there.
Round two: Siver landing, but Nam finally gets some significant offense in with a solid hook. Siver stays in the pocket and lands solid on Phan. Nam hits the deck after a right, but it might have been a slip and Siver again lets him up. Phan with a glancing left and Siver misses a spinning back kick. Siver with a spinning back kick to the head that finally lands. Siver with the takedown into side control, but Phan regains half within seconds. Siver with good punches and elbows from top. Phan is looking like Mir in the second Lesnar fight. Siver is just chilling in half guard and raining down punches. Phan rolls for a second, but all it gets is Siver back to side control. Siver in mount. Phan regains half guard, but more big punches on the ground as the round ends. Again, 10-9 Siver and close to a 10-8.
Round three: Siver opening up at kicking range again. Phan swings, and Siver ducks under it, getting a fairly easy takedown. Siver back in a familiar half-guard. Phan tried to get full guard, but Siver mounts him. Phan regains half on the other side in short order. Elbows and big left hand punches from Siver as Phan tried to gain deep half for a sweep. Siver with painful short elbows, and Phan is bleeding onto the mat. Man... we're at 1:30 left in the match, and this entire round has been Siver elbowing and punching Nam Phan's dome through the floor. One minute left, and it sure looks like Siver is going to cruise to a ridiculously overwhelming decision. FX just put a graphic up on the screen, stating that Siver's landed 118 ground strikes. Add 40 more seconds of GNP into that, as Siver looks like a miniature tank with his arms raised in victory.
Siver just obliterdominated Phan in every single aspect of MMA tonight.
Final result: Dennis Siver has defeated Nam Phan via Unanimous Decision (30-24, 30-25 and 30-26) (!!!!!!)
UFC ON FOX 5 PLAY-BY-PLAY LIVE "PRELIMS" UNDER CARD COMMENTARY (FACEBOOK):
Like Pearl Jam (almost) used to say, "can't find a Braiterman" is here!
Round one: Albert running the Gangam Style walkout music. Jorgensen coming out to a song I don't recognize. Sorry, I'm old (edit: I'm told it was Kid Cudi - Alive). Herb Dean in the cage, Arianny, showing off her cardboard (plastic?) holding skills. John originally stuffs a takedown from Scott, but Jorgensen wins the scramble and lands in Albert's guard. J.A. trying to throw his legs up but not getting anything. Albert with a ridiculous sweep and gets Jorgensen's back, threatening a rear-naked choke briefly before Scotty scrambles and lands back on top in guard. Jorgensen with a couple of good strikes from guard, but at about the 2:25 mark, Albert slaps on a triangle. Jorgensen is defending and rotating well, and after about 30 seconds, he's able to break the leg grip of Albert. Holy hell this is a good round so far. Jorgensen in side control, attacking an arm briefly before resigning himself to top control. Just as I said that, Albert works his way back into full guard. Jorgensen lands a nice punch from guard, while Albert continues to throw his legs up for triangle attempts. They scramble and Scotty takes his back. Albert tries to turtle, but Jorgensen gets a hook in, and then slaps on an INCREDIBLY tight RNC. Albert taps a split second before the horn! WOW!
Final result: Scotty Jorgensen has defeated John Albert via Rear Naked Choke at 4:59 (and 9/10ths) of round 1