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Sean Sherk vs. Tyson Griffin
Sherk comes in agressive but Griffin shakes Sherk off. Back standing, and both fighters trade punches. Sherk shoots in and brings Griffin down again. Sherk's nose bleeding, and Griffin stands. Sherk maintains the pressure, looking for a single-leg. Knee by SHerk, but Griffin answers with his hands. Griffin lands a leg kick. Strong uppercuts by Sherk, then traded leg kicks by each. Griffin misses a high kick. Griffin shoots in, and is breathing heavily. Sherk stuffs the attempt and moves to Griffin's back. Both hooks in, but Sherk releases the hold. Both fighters land hooks and upercuts on the feet to end the round. Sherk, 10-9.
Round 2 :
Griffin has a small cut over his left eye. Body kick by Griffin, and Sherk shoots in. Griffin is against the cage, and Sherk eventually scores the takedown. Both quickly back up. Griffin looks for punches to the body, but Sherk is landing stiff left hooks. Both fighters score punches from the feet, but Sherk lands the greater volume. Sherk lands a five punch combo inside, though Griffin defends much of it. Griffin scores with a leg kick, but Sherk answers with a double jab. Griffin beginning to get more active with his punches. Sherk now answering back as Griffin slows. SHerk stalks, then looks for a single leg. Sherk backs away abd scores again with his hands. Sherk pushes forward while Griffin misses another kick as time expires. Sherk, 10-9.
Round 3 :
Griffin turns up the heat, swinging wildly. Sherk lands a counter, then a few knees from a Thai clinch. Sherk lands a combo. Griffin's initial charge has slowed. Sherk lands a knee. Both trade leg kicks. Griffin looks to score with his hands, but Sherk is able to answer. Griffin scores with his punches, and Sherk's face is beginning to show the wear. Griffin shoots briefly, and Sherk brings a knee that just misses. Time running down, and both fighters continue to trade on the feet. Leg kick by Griffin, but time runs out.
Sean Sherk def. Tyson Griffin via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Junior Dos Santos VS. Fabricio Werdum
Round 1 :
OMG !!! Leg kick by Werdum. Another, but dos Santos answers with a right hand. Dos Santos scores with a leg kick. Werdum clinches, but dos Santos slides away. Big right uppercut by dos Santos scores, and Werdum collapses. A rapid-fire follow-up by dos Santos is unnecessary as the bout is halted. Junior dos Santos def. Fabricio Werdum via TKO (punches) -- Round 1, 1:20.
Rich Clementi vs. Gray Maynard
Round 1 :
Maynard circles Clementi. Maynard comes in with a right hand, and Clementi counters. Maynard scores with a straight right. Clementi has a high kick blocked, but scores to the leg. The crowd begins to get restless at the cautious approach. Maynard shoots, but Clementi shrugs him off. Maynard scores with a right hand, but Clementi avoids any serious shots. Maynard scores with a right. Clementi throws a soft kick, and Maynard picks Clementi up and slams him to the mat. Maynard works on top from Clementi's half-guard. Maynard scores a few blows to the ribs. Clementi sits up, then pulls guard. Time winds down with some exchanges on the mat.Maynard, 10-9.
Round 2 :
More of the same from both to start the second. Maynard shoots in. Clementi avoids initially, but Maynard works for a slam. Maynard works from top, and locks in a guillotine. Clementi tries to roll and stands, and Maynard lets go of the hold. Maynard works Clementi to the mat, but Clementi secures an arm. Clementi rolls for a submission, but Maynard pulls his arm free. Maynard still works from the top, but there is little damage. Clementi trying to sweep and stand, but Maynard holds him down. Maynard transitions to Clementi's back, but Clementi rolls free. Maynard continues to ride Clementi until the end. Maynard, 10-9.
Round 3 :
Clementi looks to score from the hands, but a brief opening leads to another Clementi slam. Maynard grabs Clementi's neck, the switches to the side. Clementi scrambles, but Maynard remains on top. Clementi secures full guard. Clementi lands a few elbows from bottom. Maynard stands, then drops immediately back down in half-guard. Maynard moves to side control, then to mount. Clementi scrambles free briefly, but Maynard continues to control the positioning from the top. Clementi stands, but Maynard drops him quickly back to the floor. Clementi sweeps, moves nearly to Maynard's back, but Maynard scores yet again with a takedown. Clementi rides out the remainder of the round to earn the round 10-9, and the bout 30-27. Gray Maynard def. Rich Clementi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Thiago Alves vs. Josh Koscheck
Round 1 :
Alves opens with a low kick. Koscheck slips, but slides away unscathed. Alves scores with a left, and Koscheck is wobbled. Alves looks to finish, but Koscheck has recovered amazingly fast. Koscheck jabs, then throws a combo. Alves throws a high kick, Koscheck answers to the body. Koscheck lands a right hand. Alves throws a Superman punch. Koscheck scores to the body, and is throwing combos. Alves scores with a leg kick. Koscheck answers back with a right hand, then scores on the body. Koscheck shoots in. Alves defends against the cage. Alves pushes away. Leg kicks by Alves mounting up.Alves, 10-9.
Round 2 :
Lead low kick from Alves. Koscheck throws a combo, but Alves answers with a left hand. Koscheck standing in the pocket, and scores with a combo, then a knee. Koscheck follows with another knee and clinches. Alves circles off, then pushes away. Alves lands another low kick. Alves jabs, Koscheck answers. Koscheck kicks to the body. Alves stalking, and scoes with another leg kick. Koscheck scores to the body. Koscheck shoots for a single leg, but Alves shows great balance in defense. Koscheck grabs a body lock and hold Alves against the fence.Alves, 10-9.
Round 3 :
Alves still looks quick. A leg kick drop Koscheck, and Alves continues to throw. Koscheck is wobbled, but Koscheck hangs tough. Alves continues to punish the legs. Koscheck shoots again, but is unsuccessful. Koscheck complains he received an eye poke, but the stoppage is very short. Koscheck lands a right hand, but Alves again working the legs. Koscheck tries to catch a kick, but Alves pulls away. Koscheck moving forward. Alves throws a kick high, then low. Alves now catches a poke to the eye. Restarted again quickly. Alves aggressive again. A leg kick wobbles Koscheck again. Alves eye closing, and Koscheck hits a jab. Alves continues to damage the legs. Koscheck pushes forward. Alves scores a Superman punch, then a takedown after the horn.10-9,Alves.Thiago Alves def. Josh Koscheck via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).
All we need now is for Cote to win and i have never had worse picks !!!
ANDERSON SILVA VS. PATRICK COTE
Round 1 :
A touch of gloves and Cote opens with a low kick. Cote works the leg again as Silva circles. Cote misses with a right hand as Silva continues to actually run around the cage. Silva throws a low kick. Cote misses a high kick. Silva scores with two low kicks, but misses a clinch opportunity. Cote throws a low kick again. Silva dancing on the outside. Cote scores with a kick to the body. Cote charges in. Silva scores with a kick, then knee. Cote is cut. Silva's hands at his side as he dances around Cote. Silva throws a low kick. Silva scores at the end.Silva, 10-9.
Round 2 :
Silva scores with a low kick, then a switch kick. Cote hits a spinning back fist. Now in the clinch. Silva scores with a kick. Cote fights off the fence and runs at Silva. Silva evades and ends up on top. Cote pulls guard and lands a few elbows from bottom. Silva moves away and offers to help Cote up. Cote refuses and stands on his own. Silva offers a bit of kung fu hand work, and Cote misses with a right. Silva corners Cote, but Cote looks to work to the floor. Silva defends, and now comes an elbow and knees from the clinch as time expires.Silva, 10-9.
Round 3 :
Cote signals his joy to be in the third round. Silva throws a jab that misses, and Cote quickly collapses to the floor. Cote tries to bounce back to his feet, but this fight will end with an unfortunate freak injury to Cote's knee. Anderson Silva def. Patrick Cote via TKO (injury) -- Round 3, 0:39.
Anderson Silva remains the UFC Middleweight Champion
Last edited by N1; 10-26-2008 at 12:38 AM.