Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Alan (The Talent) Belcher
They touch gloves and Belcher lands a nice leg kick. Akiyama tries a head kick. Belcher with a stiff body kick. Akiyama connects with a head kick and Belcher accidentally lands a low blow.
Belcher tries to come forward, but Akiyama keeps tagging him with punches. Belcher misses a head kick. Akiyama with a nice leg kick. Belcher presses him against the fence, but they separate. Akiyama connects
with a nice right-hook. They start unloading on each other, but neither man goes down.
Belcher presses him against the fence. Belcher tries a leg kick, but Akiyama knocks him down with a straight-right.
Akiyama takes him down, but Belcher tries to reverse it. Akiyama stays on top and gets side-control. Belcher brings him back to full-guard. Akiyama postures up and rains a couple punches.
Akiyama connects with an elbow and good right-hand. They stand up and Akiyama tags him with a straight-right. Then a right uppercut. Akiyama nails him with a hard left-hook. Belcher tries a superman punch,
but gets nothing.
Belcher slips on a leg kick attempt. He lands one as the round ends.
Belcher goes back to the leg kicks, but Akiyama moves forward. Belcher tries a head kick. Akiyama tags him with a straight-right and a left-hook. Belcher tries another leg kick. Belcher lands a stiff jab and
follows with a leg kick. Akiyama tries a spinning back kick.
Akiyama with a big straight-right hand. They trade a few and Belcher tries a Thai clinch, but Akiyama backs out. Akiyama absolutely drills Belcher with a right, sending him rolling. Akiyama can't capitalize,
though. Akiyama trips him to the mat, but Belcher is back up. They swing for the fences as the round ends. Good fight.
Winner: Yoshihiro Akiyama by split-decision.
Dan (Hendo) Henderson vs. Michael (The Count) Bisping
The crowd erupts for Dan Henderson and boos Bisping out of the building.
Henderson takes octagon control and starts walking Bisping down. Henderson tries that big right hand, but doesn't connect. He cacthes Bisping with a big left hook and starts unloading! Bisping manages to
back out. Bisping with a nice jab. Henderson blocks a body kick. Bisping backs Henderson up with a jab. Bisping with a stiff left-right combo that connects.
Henderson clinches him against the cage and starts kneeing him in the body. They separate. Bisping tries a sloppy takedown and gets booed for his efforts. The round ends.
They exchange jabs. Henderson connects with a solid overhand right. He gets another and follows up with a left-hook. Henderson with another left-hook. Henderson with a hard overhand right. He tries another,
but can't land it. Henderson with a huge overhand right and Bisping is out cold!
Winner: Dan Henderson by second round knockout
Georges (Rush) St-Pierre vs. Thiago (Pit Bull) Alves
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tries a leg lick, but gets backed up. Alves tries a head kick and follows up with a leg kick. St-Pierre gets a takedown. Alves stands up, but St-Pierre takes him down again. Alves gets back up, but puts him
down and takes his back. Alves gets back up!
St-Pierre lands a leg kick, buts gets one in return. St-Pierre with a nice jab. Alves with a good left-hook. Alves stuffs a takedown attempt. St-Pierre misses a spinning back kick. Alves connects with a huge
right and tries a knee, but gets taken down again.
Alves is back up and the round ends.
St-Pierre gets a takedown and tries for mount.Alves brings him back to guard.St-Pierre postures up and lands a couple hard punches. He keeps grinding away on Alves, but can't get past half-guard. Alves is up
now and St-Pierre presses him against the cage.
Alves tries a superman punch. He connects with a left-hook. St-Pierre puts him back down again. He's stuck in half-guard again, though.
Alves is back up. St-Pierre connects with a stiff jab and Alves can't seem to land. St-Pierre drops Alves and unloads with elbows on the ground! Alves survives and the round ends!
Alves needs to make something happen and soon. St-Pierre gets a huge takedown, but is stuck in Alves' half-guard. He tries an armbar, but Alves pops out and is now in St-Pierre's guard.
Alves tries to unload with punches, but St-Pierre blocks them. St-Pierre is back up. Alves tries a leg kick, but St-Pierre catches it and knocks him down with an overhand right. St-Pierre has his back and
goes for a rear-naked choke. The round ends.
Alves connects with a left-hook. St-pierre is being very elusive though. Alves is still having problems connecting. St-Pierre gets another takedown. Alves is back up and looks tired. St-Pierre gets another
takedown and time is running out for Alves.
Alves tries an overhand right, but St-Pierre ducks and takes him to the mat. He works in some punches, but mostly he's just holding Alves down.
Winner: Georges St-Pierre by unanimous decision.
Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir
Bruce Buffer just pulled off the Buffer 360! It's more beautiful than I could have ever imagined.
Lesnar starts with a leg kick. Mir tries to jump into a kneebar, but it backfires. Lesnar is in half-guard and doesn't even seem to be trying to advance that position. The crowd starts booing.
Lesnar connects with some right hands to Mir's face. He delivers some to the body, but not much is happening. He continues punching Mir to the body and head. The crowd boos at the round ends.
Lesnar dumps Mir, but lets him back up. Mir lands a jumping knee, but Lesnar goes with it and takes him down. Lesnar presses Mir against the fence as the crowd starts chanting for the ref to stand them up.
Lesnar starts unloading with punches to Mir's face and the ref calls it!
Winner: Brock Lesnar by second round TKO
Jon Fitch vs. Paulo Thiago
Fitch tries a body kick, but Thiago blocks it. Fitch connects with a leg kick and takes Thiago down.Thigao has a guillotine, but Fitch isn't tapping. Thiago's wearing his arms out holding onto this.
Thiago switches to a single-arm guillotine, but Fitch pops his head out. Fitch takes his back, but Thiago switches and tries a takedown. Fitch is hanging over him and delivering punches to his head. Fitch
tries a kimura, but the round ends.
Fitch tries a head kick and shoots in on Thiago. He grabs a bodylock and throws Thiago to the mat. Fitch is riding him against the cage, but Thiago has a hold of his head. Thiago stands up, but Fitch has his
back.Thiago gets loose and goes for his own takedown. Fitch knees him in the body and takes him down. This is a very deliberate grappling match.
Fitch takes his back. Thiago tries to stand up, but Fitch is keeping him spread out. Thiago passes one of the hooks and tries to stand up again. Fitch is still on him, though. The round ends.
Fitch connects with a straight-right and tries a head kick. He takes Thiago down again. He continues to keep on top of Thiago, then switches to his back again. Fitch has the full-mount now. Thiago turns and
tries to stand up, but Fitch is on him still. Thiago goes for the head, but Fitch pops his head out. Fitch takes his back again and lands some punches to the side of Thiago's head. Fitch continues to pound him as the round ends.
Winner: Jon Fitch by unanimous decision.