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“UFC 119: Mir Vs. Cro Cop” Results

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Sean McCorkle defeated Mark Hunt via submission (kimura) at 1:03 of Round 1.

T.J. Grant defeated Julio Paulino via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

Waylon Lowe defeated Steve Lopez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).

Thiago Tavares defeated Pat Audinwood via submission (guillotine choke) st 3:47 of Round 1.

Matt Mitrione defeated Joey Beltran via unanimous decision (29-28 across the board).

CB Dollaway defeated Joe Doerkson via submission (guillotine) at 2:13 of Round 1.


Jeremy Stephens vs. Melvin Guillard

Round 1: They neglect to touch gloves. Guillard throws a big overhand right and Stephens clocks him with a counter that sits him down. Guillard back to his feet. Guillard doing his best to push forward with big shots but Stephens is countering and landing the more solid shots. Guillard light on his feet, looking for a home for his right straight. Guillard lands with a solid right hand from outside of the pocket. The pace is fairly measured, and Guillard seems to be finding his distance and timing, making Stephens chase him down. Guillard lands a low blow but Stephens shakes it off; they touch gloves and keep at it. Guillard is hanging his hands low and moving in quickly from the outside, getting back out just as fast. scores the round 10-9 for Guillard.

Round 2: Stephens opens with a solid leg kick. Guillard lands with a nice jab and follow up one-two. Guillard with a left body kick. Guillard backs Stephens to the cage and “Lil’ Heathen” clinches, but they break almost immediately. Another low blow from Guillard, Stephens takes longer to recover this time. Guillard touches his glove. Stephens lands a right leg kick solid. Guillard with a body kick, Stephens whiffs on a few more big punches. This time it’s Stephens with a low blow that drops Guillard immediately. They reset and touch gloves. Guillard with a nice right ver the to that barely misses. Guillard is landing and making Stephens miss but this isn’t the barnburner most expected. Stephens landing leg kicks repeatedly. scores the round 10-9 for Guillard

Round 3: They touch gloves to start the last round and continue on seamlessly as before. Stephens landing nice kicks but Guillard remaining hard to hit. The crowd starts in with the boos. Stephens tries for a takedown and Guillard brushes him off. Both men pecking away from the outside, Guillard with punches and Stephens with kicks. Guillard with a nice body kick. The crowd is displeased with the lack of significant action and they let the fighters know it. Stephens lands a huge left hand that backs Guillard to the fence but Guillard recovers before Stephens can capitalize. Stephens backing Guillard down. Guillard with a jumping right kick that lands to the body. scores the round 10-10

Melvin Guillard defeated Jeremy Stephens via split decision(29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Sean Sherk Vs. Evan Dunham

Rob Hinds will be overseeing this bout.

Round 1: They touch gloves, Dunham springing around and Sherk staying set and compact. Dunham with a nice one-two but he backs straight up afterward. Sherk goes for a takedown, slams Dunham but Dunham grabs a guillotine immediately. After a few tense moments, Sherk breaks out of it and passes to half guard. Sherk back in full guard and looking to land ground and pound. Sherk is bullying Dunham against the cage but Dunham gets to his feet. Sherk holds Dunham against the fence, lands a knee and drops for another successful takedown. Dunham getting back to his feet but Sherk is all over him still. Sherk goes for another takedown but Dunham grabs another nasty guillotine that has Sherk contorted and in pain. Sherk pops out of it. Dunham takes his back but Sherk spins out and lands in full guard. He splits Dunham open with an elbow and stays all over him until the ref calls the doctor in. The doctor lets the fight continue. The fight closes without action. scores the round 10-9 for Sherk

Round 2: Dunham’s cut looks gruesome. They start trading and Sherk is landing with some nice counters. Sherk goes in for another takedown and Dunham latches onto another very deep guillotine choke. It looks bad but somehow Sherk manages to free himself again. Sherk tries for another takedown, Dunham grabs another guillotine and Sherk pops out again. Sherk holding Dunham against the cage now. Dunham finally spins off and lands a weak knee to the face. They exchange and Sherk gets the better of it. Dunham starts to land, with kicks and punches alike. Dunham backing Sherk against the fence with combos. Dunham is really looking to unload here and has Sherk backing up. Beautiful outside knee to the head for Dunham. And again. Dunham is bleeding heavily but he is fired up. scores the round 10-10

Round 3: Dunham rocks Sherk with a high kick at the start of the round that has “The Muscle Shark” on shaky legs. Sherk goes for the takedown again and they stall against the cage. Sherk gets him down but Dunham gets back to his feet. Sherk is still pressuring him against the cage though. Dunham landing short elbows to Sherk, who is holding onto Dunham’s legs for dear life. They separate. Dunham with a good combo and then a solid one-two. Sherk whiffing on most of his punches. Dunham wades in with punches and gets clinched up for it, Sherk presses him up against the cage again. Dunham goes for the guillotine again and Sherk gets out. They exchange in the middle of the cage and Dunham backs Sherk to the fence with punches. Dunham lands a big knee, and another. Sherk has no answer here. Good right hook from Sherk. Another big knee. This is all Dunham, he is hammering Sherk to finish the fight. scores the round 10-9 for Dunham

Sean Sherk defeated Evan Dunham via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

The crowd boos the decision heavily, and cheers when Dunham takes the mic.

Matt Serra Vs. Chris Lytle

The crowd loudly voices its support for Chris Lytle as he makes his way to the cage. Serra is booed equally loudly as he walks out to “Gonna Fly Now (The Rocky Theme).” The two men shake hands and hug as Serra takes a lap around the cage. Herb Dean will ref this bout.

Round 1: They touch gloves and start swinging immediately. Serra landing heavy to the body. The two men are throwing down but things are staying fairly even so far; Serra is digging into the body and Lytle is landing some solid rights from range. Lytle landing with bit more frequency but then Serra lands two big right hands. This fight has been all hands so far and both men are giving as good as they’re getting. Due to Lytle’s power and precision in his right hand, Serra’s left eye is cut and beginning to swell. Lytle with another right. Serra is pushing forward but Lytle is beating him to the punch. Lytle turning it on here. Close round. scores the round 10-9 for Lytle

Round 2: They go right back at it in the second, trading hands in the pocket. Lytle rocks Serra but Serra pops right back up and makes Lytle pay for it. These two are just slugging away. Still no kicks or takedown attempts, a strategic decision that seems to be favoring Lytle at this point. Lylte with a right and an uppercut that staggers Serra but Serra goes right back into it. Lytle has the timing on Serra here and is landing clean and often. Now it’s Serra pressing forward, but his bullrush is stalled by a spot-on uppercut delivered by Lytle. Serra is not backing down but Lytle is wining these exchanges. Lytle pours it on and the crowd goes nuts but a wobbly Serra will not be put away. scores the round 10-9 for Lytle

Round 3: The two men embrace and go right back at it. Lytle slips and catches Serra as he rushes in. Serra looks for a takedown but Lytle avoids it easily. Serra with a leg kick. Again. Serra with another kick to the leg. Serra is looking slower and is having a hard time lading more than body punches and leg kicks. Lytle counters a leg kick with another nice right hand. Serra lands a clean right. Another leg kick from Serra. Lytle with a solid left hook. Another leg kick from Serra. Serra tries for a spinning back fist but whiffs on it. Lytle landing clean with several punches. Serra tries for a head kick that misses. Serra trying to push forward but is stopped by the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Lytle

Chris Lytle defeated Matt Serra via unanimous decision (30-27 across the board)

The two men embrace again. Lytle is met with a rousing ovation. Lytle pleads for the crowd to cheer for Matt Serra and is all class as usual. Serra says that he wanted to give Lytle the fight that he deserved and wasn’t looking to win on takedowns and control.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Vs. Ryan Bader

Bader looks focused on his way to the cage. Nog wins the battle of the walkout music as his Wu Tang track beats whatever White/Rob Zombie song Bader walked out to. Josh Rosenthal is back to officiate.

Round 1: They start looking to exchange right away and it is Bader who is pressing the action early. Nog showing quick hands but nothing of significance is landed yet. Bader having trouble finding his range. He gets inside and lands a takedown. He starts hammering down with some serious ground and pound. Bader is in Little Nog’s full guard now and has the Brazilian pressed against the cage. Nog is holding on and Bader is trying to stay busy but isn’t landing with anything too serious. Nog gets to his feet and they take to the center of the cage. Nog with a nice kick and he avoids a takedown. Nog shrugs off another takedown. Nog with big right that stumbles Bader, who shoots in for a takedown. He lands it but Nog gets right back up. scores the round 10-9 for Nogueira

Round 2: This round starts off a bit more tentatively. Bader with a leg kick and Nog with a body kick. Nog with a nice left. Bader lunges in with a right hand. Nog with a nice right. Nog shrugs off another takedown attempt. The fight is being contended at a very measured pace so far. Bader lands a solid double leg. They trade punches with Nog firing off of his back. Bader lets him up. Bader misses on another takedown. Nog pushing forward on the feet now. Nog with a big knee but then Bader tosses him to the mat, Nog gets back to his feet quickly. Nog shrugs off another takedown. Bader lands a nice right. Nog with a nice kick. Close round. scores the round 10-9 for Bader

Round 3: They exchange tentatively with nothing of note landing. Bader signals that he was poked in the eye, the replay shows an accidental eye poke. Bader is given time to recover and they continue. Bader with a body kick. Bader lunges for a takedown and it is stuffed. They start trading some serious leather and they both land left hooks. Nog stuffs two more takedowns. Nog pushes Bader against the cage and lands a knee to the body. Nog cracks him with a right hand. Bader finally lands a takedown as Nog presses forward but Nog gets right back to his feet. Nog with another knee to the body. Nog is pressing forward with punches, he has Bader on his heels. Bader with a right. Nog is getting the better of the stand up exchanges so far. Bader starts swinging for the fences but Nog isn’t going anywhere. Nog tags him with a big left and shrugs off a takedown. Nog starts landing some big shots and then Bader gets a takedown. He passes to half guard. The fight ends with Bader standing over Nogueira but with no significant ground and pound landed. scores the round 10-9 for Nogueira

Ryan Bader defeated Antonio Rogerio Nogueira via unanimous decision (30-27 across the board)

The fight could have gone either way but a unanimous decision just isn’t right. Bader says one of the knees he caught in the second had him hurt for the entire round.

Frank Mir Vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filiovic

“Cro Cop” calm and smiling as he makes his way to the cage to Duran Duran. Mir catches the boos in this one as he walks out to Kanye West. Herb Dean is the referee here.

Round 1: They touch gloves and start exchanging. “Cro Cop” sowing some fast hands. Mir bulls in for a takedown but “Cro Cop” stuffs it. Mir presses him against the cage and lands a knee to the midsection. “Cro Cop” drops Mir with knee to the groin, “Cro Cop” apologizes profusely. Mir smiles as he walks it off. They restart and look to exchange on the feet some more. “Cro Cop” whiffs on a right high kick. Mir rushes in again and “Cro Cop” keeps him off with quick punches. Mir gets “Cro Cop” against the cage and lands a nice elbow. Mir leaning all over “Cro Cop” here. Mir with an inside leg kick and a punch combo that he uses to get “Cro Cop” against the fence again. Herb Dean warns them to work, he then separates them. “Cro Cop” with a leg kick. Mir bulls “Cro Cop” against the cage again. scores the round 10-10

Round 2: They touch gloves again. “Cro Cop” tries for a wide left hook that is blocked. “Cro Cop” with a one-two. The pace is very slow and both men are looking hesitant to engage. Mir grabs onto a body-lock and presses “Cro Cop” against the cage. Dean again warns them to work. They are separated again. Not much of significance landed in the exchanges, Mir gets “Cro Cop” against the cage again. The crowd is growing restless. Very little offense from either man so far. Dean separates them again. Mir tries to unload but has a hard time getting off. Both men drop their hands and stand in front of each other. The crowd lays on the boos. scores the round 10-9 for Mir

Round 3: They touch gloves and start in with the same routine. “Cro Cop” tries for a left, it’s blocked. Mir tries for a takedown that is shrugged off. Still not much happening in this fight. Even the announcers are pleading for the two men to do something. Mir gets “Cro Cop” against the cage again but nothing happens, again. Dean separates them again. A minute and a half to go and still nothing. They exchange half-heartedly and Mir presses “Cro Cop” against the cage again. Mir lands a knee in an exchange that knocks “Cro Cop” out cold. He follows up with some ground and pound.

Frank Mir defeated Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic via knockout (knee) at 4:02 of Round 3.

Mir says that his strategy was to take him down and that his wrestling needs to improve. Gives “Cro Cop” credit for his takedown defense.