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UFC 74 quick results:
Randy Couture defeats Gabriel Gonzaga via technical knockout(strikes) in round three
Georges St. Pierre defeats Josh Koscheck Josh Koscheck via unanimous decision
Roger Huerta defeats Alberto Crane via technical knockout (strikes) in round three
Joe Stevenson defeats Kurt Pellegrino via unanimous decision
Patrick Cote defeats Kendall Grove via technical knockout (strikes) in round one
Renato "Babalu" Sobral defeats David Heath via submission (anaconda choke) in round two
Frank Mir defeats Antoni Hardonk via submission (kimura) in round one
Thales Leites defeats Ryan Jensen via submission (armbar) in round one
Clay Guida defeats Marcus Aurelio via split decision
UFC 74 blow-by-blow live main card commentary:
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Randy Couture vs. Gabriel Gonzaga (Heavyweight title fight)
Round one:Gonzaga with a right. Coture lands a good left and goes for the double leg. Coture has his back, Gonzaga with a knee. Both fighters are clinched up against the fence. Randy with a knee. Randy with a knee and a huge right, Gonzaga with a flurry and both fighters end up clinched against the fence. Randy Coture with a HUGE takedown. Both guys exchange knees. Gonzaga with a big elbow and right. Clinched up against the fence again, Gonzaga with a knee. Gonzaga is bleeding bad from his nose. He has a cut on the bridge of his nose is could be broken. His nose definitely looks broken. Coture with a nice right. Their still up against the fence. Nice left by Randy. HUGE elbow by Coture! Another elbow by COture and Gonzaga is breathing heavy and spitting out blood. and Thats the round. Gotta give that one to randy.
Round two:Gonzaga looks tired. His nose is badly hurt. Gonzaga goes for a high kick but Randy ducks under and now they clinch against the fence. Randy with a right and two uppercuts. Then he gets his back. The fight is stopped b/c Gonzaga says he cant see. They continue. Gonzaga looses a pt for grabbing the fence. Randy still has his back and is now raining left hooks! Uppercut by Randy. Coture raining punches! A HUGE flurry! Now they are clinched again. Huge right by Randy then a knee! Still clinched. Randy is utilizing his dirty boxing skills to perfection. Another nice uppercut. HUGE uppercut by Randy. Nice knee by Gonzaga. Thats the round and again it goes to Randy with his clinch and dirty boxing skills playing a huge part in his domination so far.
Round three:High kick by Gonzaga. HUGE high kick by Gonzaga, but Coture shakes it off and again is in the clinch against the fence! Gonzaga is bleeding badly. Randy with a takedown to half guard. Hes raining punches. Hes throwing bombs!!! Its over!!! Its over!!!! Coture wins by TKO!!!
Result:Randy Couture defeats Gabriel Gonzaga via technical knockout (strikes) in round three
Georges St. Pierre vs. Josh Koscheck (170-pound limit)
Round one: Koz throws a right. Koz throws two more wild punches. GSP with a takedown! GSP in half guard. GSP with a huge elbow! Koz has full guard. Their up against the cage. GSP looking for full mount and dropping in random elbows. Koz gets a single leg, hes going for the takedown. Koz with a great takedown as he transitions to a double. Koz on top. Koz with a nice right. Koz just holding position. Thats the rd, i give it to St Pierre by a nose as he had top position longer.
Round two: St Pierre again gets a takedown. Working from half guard. GSP has a kimura but Koz narrowly escapes. Again GSP going for a kimura. He has it locked in tight! Koz escapes again. St Pierre has a side mount. Koz scrambles but GSP holds him down and keeps dominant position. Again GSP going for a Kimura but this time from side mount. GSP softenting him up with elbows, hammer fists and body shots. GSP is cranking the kimura. Thats the round. It was a dominating rd for GSP.
LegRound three: Kick by GSP. Koz with a combo. GSO with a body kick and a left hook. Straight left by GSP. Koz looking for a hook. Overhand right by GSP. Nice left by GSP, followed by a high kick. Koz with a looping right. ST Pierre witha leg kick and a jab! Koz has a leg. Looking for a double. ST Pierre sprawls out! Hes now on top. Koz is pouring blood out of his nose while he eats 3 elbows from the bottom. GSP still dropping elbows with authority. GSP with two more HUGE elbows. Both fighters flurry and GSP goes for a leg lock late but thats the round. St Pierre won this fight easily dominating the ground game and taking him down at will throughout the fight.
Result: Georges St. Pierre wins via unanimous decision
Roger Huerta vs. Alberto Crane (155-pound limit -- swing bout)
Round one: Crane comes out with some leg kicks. Huerta lands a leg kick. Crane shoots, Huerta has his back. Huerta goes for a kimura and rolls to get his back! Crane escapes. Crane now has Huertas back and is sinking in his hooks. Huerta muscles out. Huerta with a nice flurry of punches. Huertas on his back after rolling out of an arm bar. Crane has his back now. Crane has a hook and is looking for a choke. Huerta scrambles and is dropping bombs! ANother HUGE right! Crane goes for a guillotine but Huerta escapes. Thats the rd. I give it to Crane for the amount of submission attempts but it could go either way.
Round two: Huerta throws a pucnh then lands on top. Huerta working punches and Crane's eye is swollen really bad. Crane in side control. Crane still looking for submissions. Huerta scrambles to the feet. HUGE body kick that knocks down Crane. Huerta on top and raining bombs to the body and face of Crane. Crane going for an arm bar! Huerta escapes Crane still on top. Huerta reverses. Huerta on top in half mount. Huerta with full mount! Huerta raining more punches and Crane is gassed. Thats the rd. Huerta dominated and is in much better shape.
Round three: Crane is beatin down and Huerta is putting a hurting on him now. Crane has his back and is now throwing elbows behind him. Huerta is using the big screen to land backwards elbows. Huerta in full mount. Huerta lands some flurries and thats it the fights over its stopped.
Result: Roger Huerta defeats Alberto Crane via technical knockout (strikes) in round three
Joe Stevenson vs. Kurt Pellegrino (155-pound weight limit)
Round one: Both feeling each others distance out. Left jab by Stevenson. Pellegrino lands a one two. Stevenson with a nice knee. Pellegrino with a good right then a takedown. Stevenson goes for a guillotine but cant lock it up. Joe daddy in full guard. Stevenson reverses and now has his back, he then uses a huge back suplex. Stevenson going for another guillotine. Pellegrino escapes. Kurt on top. Nice right by pellegrino. Pellegrino is half guard then back to full. Nice elbow by Stevenson. Huge right by pellegrino at the end of the round. Great rd of action, I give it to joe daddy but solid action.
Round two: Pellegrino working a jab. Stevenson counters. Nice uppercut by Kurt. Nice combo by Joe daddy with a jab overhand left. Pellegrino shoots and misses and Joe peppers him with 4 right hooks. Huge uppercut left hook by Pellegrino! Nice body shot. Stevenson takes top position and lands a huge elbow which opens up a cut! Stevenson has his back after he passes guard! He has a hook in. Softening him up with punches. 3 solid rights by Joe daddy, Pellegrino spins and reverses into Stevensons guard. Huge right by Pellegrino!! Thats the end of the 2nd rd. That one was too close to call, but id lean 51% to Pellegrino that round.
Round three: Pellegrino with an uppercut. Joe daddy looking for some distance. Nice left jab by Joe daddy, but a huge takedown by Pellegrino. Stevenson in full guard. Their stood up, Stevenson uses a bull rush. Pellegrino falls into a guillotine but Joe daddy escapes. Stevenson drops some elbows and right hands. Huge right by Stevenson. Stevenson raining down punches. Pellegrino shoots and Joe Daddy keeps raining them then lands two huge knees! Another huge elbow. Stevnson walks the cage then reverses and has his back! Stevenson raining punches, Pellegrino goes for a leg lock but thats the bell. Its over. Id give the fight to Joe Daddy Stevenson.
Result: Joe Stevenson defeats Kurt Pellegrino via unanimous decision
Kendall Grove vs. Patrick Cote (185-pound weight limit)
Round one: Cote throws a right out of the gates. Both fighters exchange. Their clinched up against the fence. Knee by Grove followed by stomps. Still clinched. Herb pushes em apart, they start over. Cote working kicks. Body kick by Grove. Cote working leg kicks. Cote throws a right then they clinch up against the fence. Cote goes for a takedown but cant close it out. Huge right by kendall, Cote counters. Grove with a shot, but can take him down. Cote with a bomb of a right!! Grove avoids getting finished, Cote keeps dropping bombs!!! Grove scrambles, almost gets choked out, but Cote lands another huge right and its over!!! Cote wins!
Result: Patrick Cote defeats Kendall Grove via technical knockout (strikes) in round one
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