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“UFC Fight Night: Nogueira Vs. Davis” Results

Welcome to’s live coverage of UFC Fight Night 24: Nogueira vs. Davis. Tonight’s fight card comes to us live from the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington.

Now, on to the action! We’ll have quick match results available for you after each non-televised preliminary fight followed by live round-by round coverage of all Facebook prelims and main card bouts. Remember to keep refreshing this page for the most up to date results.


-Nik Lentz defeated Waylon Lowe via submission (guillotine) at 2:24 of Round 3.

-Aaron Simpson defeated Mario Miranda via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26).

-Johny Hendricks defeated T.J. Waldburger via TKO (punches) at 1:35 of Round 1.


Sean McCorkle vs. Christian Morecraft

Anthony Hamlet will be the third man in the cage for this bout.

Round 1: No glove touch to start this one off. Morecraft lands first with a slow leg kick. Morecraft bulls McCorkle against the fence. Using double underhooks, Morecraft is doing well to move McCorkle around, but he can’t get him to the ground. McCorkle trips Morecraft to the mat. McCorkle looks to pass in to side control and Morecraft looks for a leg lock to stop him. McCorkle breaks free but Morecraft gets on top of him, eventually settling into half guard. Morecraft landing with short elbows. McCorkle reestablishes full guard and Morecraft backs out. There’s a stalemate while Morecraft walks back and forth, not letting McCorkle up but not engaging. Morecraft finally dives in and starts landing with ground and pound as McCorkle tries to writhe free. Morecraft going to work with his elbows as the round closes. scores the round 10-9 for Morecraft

Round 2: Rogan comments that McCorkle’s corner did not treat the growing swell under his left eye. McCorkle throws a few punches before Morecraft bullies his way back in and presses McCorkle into the cage. Morecraft teeing off on McCorkle against the fence. He drags McCorkle down, who starts looking for the kimura. Morecraft hammers McCorkle in the back of the head a few times and gets warned. McCorkle loses the kimura and Morecraft goes back to work with ground and pound. Morecraft grinding his elbows into McCorkle’s face. Morecraft backs off and stands up, eventually letting McCorkle to his feet. They engage briefly before Morecraft engages the clinch again. Morecraft lands low and the ref calls a break. McCorkle taking his time to recover, he looks pretty beat down. The crowd boos McCorkle’s long rest. They engage in a few sloppy combinations before McCorkle dives for a double leg from a mile away. Morecraft looking for the guillotine now and he puts McCorkle to sleep, prompting the ref to stop the fight.

Christian Morecraft defeated Sean McCorkle via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:10 of Round 2.

Morecraft nets his first UFC win here and McCorkle falls to 1-2 in the promotion. Morecraft tells Rogan that he loves NewsRadio and pumps up the crowd.

Michael McDonald vs. Edwin Figueroa

Josh Rosenthal will oversee this fight.

Round 1: They touch gloves and get settled in the center. McDonald lands first with a leg kick and Figueroa whiffs on a big overhand right. McDonald backing Figueroa up with strikes, Figueroa doing his best to hang on while throwing big haymakers. McDonald looks to have Figueroa in trouble but he regains his composure. Figueroa’s Muay Thai is highly touted but McDonald is taking it to him in the striking department. McDonald is completely outclassing Figueroa on the feet, landing easily with clean punches and nice kicks. Figueroa lands with a solid shot. McDonald makes Figueroa pay for a Superman punch attempt with a flurry of blows. McDonald gets a takedown from off of the cage. They hit their feet again, with Figueroa showing gameness if nothing else. scores the round 10-9 for McDonald

Figueroa got rocked at the bell.

Round 2: Figueroa lands first with a nice head kick but McDonald eats it and takes him down right away. Figueroa looking for a kneebar but McDonald holds out and takes Figueroa’s back with both hooks in. McDonald looking for the rear naked choke but Figueroa hangs in there and avoids it. McDonald looking to slap on a triangle/armbar combo and it looks like Figueroa’s in trouble but he manages to extricate himself from danger. Figueroa sitting in McDonald’s guard landing some decent shots from on top. McDonald goes for the triangle again and Figueroa scoots out, showing incredible heart. McDonald goes for the triangle/armbar again and again he looks to have Figueroa in deep trouble before he finds his way out. Figueroa landing some big shots from on top and takes McDonald’s back at the end of the round. scores the round 10-9 McDonald

Round 3: Let’s see how tired McDonald’s legs are from the repeated triangle attempts. He looks considerably slower at the start of the round and gets tagged by a nice right hook from Figueroa. Both men clearly showing signs of fatigue, but still standing in the middle and swinging away. Goldberg reminds us that Figueroa took this fight on one week’s notice. Figueroa is teeing off on McDonald against the cage now and looks to have hurt the younger fighter. Figueroa pushing forward but McDonald stops his momentum by scoring a takedown. Figueroa tries a sweep and though it doesn’t quite work, he manages to get back to his feet briefly before McDonald gets him back down. Figueroa avoids a sub attempt from McDonald and lands in McDonald’s side control. McDonald regains guard. McDonald rolls for another armbar which Figueroa avoids. Figueroa lets him up, McDonald is slow to rise. Figueroa jumps in with a knee and lands but gets tagged with a counter. He throws a head kick before getting taken down again. McDonald with ground and pound at the bell. scores the round 10-9 for McDonald

Great showing by both men, especially Figueroa considering the short notice on which he took the fight.

Michael McDonald defeated Edwin Figueroa via unanimous decision(30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

John Hathaway vs. Kris McCray

UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar accompanies McCray to the cage. Hathaway enters the arena to the strains of “Sympathy for the Devil” by The Rolling Stones.

Round 1: McCray engages the clinch early but Hathaway shakes him off. McCray with a leg kick. McCray ducking his head considerably while moving in with punches, but he manages to avoid getting hit and presses Hathaway into the fence. McCray fighting hard for the takedown but Hathawy offering solid resistance. Hathaway rolls for a leg lock, and turns it into a figure four foot lock. It looks nasty but McCray holds out and avoids getting subbed. McCray staying on Hathaway like glue and keeping the ground and pound constant. Hathaway stands up but McCray is still on him. McCray drags Hathaway back to the ground. Hathaway landing some nice elbows from the bottom, but McCray is nullifying his submission offense. Hathaway gets to his feet and McCray kicks him in the body on his way up. Hathaway returns the favor with a knee. scores the round 10-9 for McCray

Round 2: Hathaway lands a nice right and then presses McCray into the cage, dropping for a takedown. McCray fights it for a bit but Hathaway does get him down. McCray scrambles out of it and Hathaway lands a few nice shots as they get back to their feet. Hathaway looks for the triangle, switching to an armbar which McCray defends perfectly and uses to pass to half guard. Hathaway regains full guard and they return to their feet. Hathaway looks for another takedown and lands a nice knee to the body. McCray immediately goes for the takedown again and they begin the fight for position against the fence. Hathaway avoids and lands a few good punches before clinching to fight for the takedown. Hathaway lands a good knee to the body. McCray shoots and is quickly rejected. Hathaway takes McCray down but McCray immediately reverses it and mounts Hathaway. scores the round 10-9 for McCray

Round 3: Hathaway lands a takedown off of a nice knee; he sits in McCray’s half guard. McCray regains full guard, but Hathaway passes back to half guard on the other side. Hathaway pecking away with ground and pound. McCray sweeps Hathaway towards the middle of the round and the Brit starts trying to scoot up the wall. They get back to their feet and Hathaway scores another takedown off of a knee. McCray looks for the sweep but can’t get it off. Hathaway moves to half guard before standing over McCray and firing off a volley of punches. McCray gets to his feet with thirty to go. Hathaway avoids another takedown and Hathaway drops for one of his own, getting it with ten left in the round. McCray scrambles out at the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Hathaway

John Hathaway defeated Kris McCray via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Hathaway gives props to McCray for being a very tough and skilled opponent.

Alex Caceres vs. Mackens Semerzier

Mario Yamasaki will serve as referee for this featherweight contest.

Round 1: Caceres lands a high kick to start things. Semerzier with a high kick of his own. Caceres with a nice straight left. Semerzier ties him up as he rushes forward and fights for the takedown, which he eventually completes. Semerzier stacking Caceres up against the fence, but Caceres gets to his feet. Semerzier stays on him and gets the takedown again. Semerzier lands a few punches on the ground before Caceres gets to his feet. Semerzier gets him right back down and establishes mount, where he starts teeing off with big punches. Semerzier takes his back and looks to have Caceres in trouble before Caceres tries to buck him off. Semerzier shows great control in hanging on and dragging Caceres back down, eventually locking up the rear naked choke and finishing things. Dominant performance by “Da Menace.”

Mackens Semerzier defeated Alex Caceres via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:18 of Round 1.

Semerzier, “Fifteen years of training for fifteen minutes tonight.”

Jon Madsen vs. Mike Russow

Round 1: A touch of gloves gets us started. Madsen lands first with a winging right hook. Russow tries for a right hand and then grabs ahold of MAdsen before getting shook off. Russow fighting for the takedown again but Madsen avoids. Russow pushing forward and forcing Madsen to fight early on. And he does, landing a nice right as Russow moves in. Accidental headbutt as they engage. Russow doing his best to crash into Madsen and move him around. Madsen barely misses on a knee. Russow with a good right hook. The crowd boos at the measured pace so far. They trade with both landing before the bell. scores the round 10-10

Round 2: They touch gloves again. Russow could’ve taken last round based on aggression, but very little of significance was landed by either man. Russow bulls in with a combination, tying Madsen up against the cage. Madsen showing some damage from Russow’s assault. Russow gets Madsen down and starts in with the ground and pound, but Madsen gets to his feet. Russow pulls Madsen to the mat again, smothering him from the top. The ref stands them up as Russow was holding Madsen in a cradle. Madsen lands a knee after the restart, then a nice one-two. Russow bulls his way in behind a combination again and ties Madsen up. Russow presses Madsen against the cage and the referee separates them again for lack of action. Russow gets Madsen to the mat again but doesn’t get much work in before the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Russow

The doctor stops the fight in between rounds due to the damage Madsen’s left eye had sustained.

Mike Russow defeated Jon Madsen via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) after Round 2.


Leonard Garcia vs. Chan Sung Jung

Round 1: They touch gloves and get ready for round four. Jung gets off first with a leg kick. Garcia does the same and follows up with a left hook. Garcia tries for a head kick. Garcia showing sharper technique than usual early on. Garcia sends home a big overhand right. He throws a leg kick that lands but is countered by a straight shot from Jung. Garcia lands a nice left hook. Jung tries for a head kick. Jung with a nice uppercut, but Garcia is getting the better of the exchanges in the pocket. They exchange body kicks. Jung tags Garcia with a left as he tries for a kick without first setting it up. They engage in a wild exchange and Jung gets Garcia to the mat in north-south position. Jung is looking for an armbar but Garcia squirrels out of it. Garcia gets to his feet but Jung stays on him and lands a nice pair of knees, one of which may have landed as Garcia’s hand was on the mat. Jung has Garcia stacked against the cage and mounts him with ten seconds to go. He transitions to his back before the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Jung

Round 2: Jung tries for a switch head kick that misses. Garcia with one of his own. Jung moves in with an uppercut. This fight is so far much more technical and measured than their first meeting. Garcia with a nice jumping knee, Jung tags him with a shot to the body on the counter. Jung with a flying knee of his own. Jung doing well landing straight punches and avoiding most of Garcia’s looping haymakers. Jung whiffs another high kick. Garcia lands a thumping leg kick. Garcia takes a knee and fires back with one of his own. Garcia’s technique starting to slide a bit, he’s reaching more and swinging with more abandon. Jung tags him with the uppercut on his way in and then another flying knee. Jung drops Garcia and follows him to the ground, landing in his guard. Jung teeing off with big elbows from the top. Jung takes his back with thirty seconds to go. Jung slaps on the Eddie Bravo-coined Twister with ten seconds to go and Garcia taps.

Chan Sung Jung defeated Leonard Garcia via submission (Twister) at 4:59 of Round 2.

Jung hugs Joe Rogan before his interview. Jung says that he’s watched Eddie Bravo’s YouTube videos for a long time.

Amir Sadollah vs. DaMarques Johnson

Round 1: Sadollah with a pair of nice inside leg kicks before Johnson gets him to the mat. Sadollah to his feet and he strikes Johnson low with a kick. Johnson sucks it up and they get back to it quickly. Johnson catches a front kick and dumps Sadollah to the canvas. Johnson passes to half guard, but Sadollah recovers quickly. Sadollah keeping Johnson honest by staying busy off of his back. They get back to their feet. Johnson beats Sadollah to the punch as he presses forward. Sadollah puts Johnson on his butt with a nice straight punch but Johnson gets right back to his feet and goes for a high single. Sadollah avoids and turns Johnson into the fence. Johnson with a beautiful toss that puts Sadollah on the mat, but Sadollah returns the favor after quickly getting to his feet by putting Johnson on the mat against the cage. Sadollah with a big right hand before the bell. scores the round 10-10

Round 2: Both smiling, they quickly reengage. Johnson lands a nice straight right and then a knee. Sadollah with a good body kick and a pair of nice knees. They start going to war against the fence with Sadollah coming out on top. Sadollah with a nice one-two. Johnson looks a little weary as he loses his footing. He drops for a takedown that Sadollah avoids easily. Sadollah scores with a knee to the body before pressing Johnson against the cage. Sadollah firing away with big shots from on top. Johnson working to survive. Sadollah gets mount briefly and then starts hammering away with knees to the body as Johnson turtles. Johnson back to his feet. He lands a nice knee before getting taken back down to the ground. Sadollah gets the mount quickly and ties Johnson’s arm up to more easily work his ground and pound. Sadollah goes to town with elbows until Mario Yamasaki steps in to halt things.

Amir Sadollah defeated DaMarques Johnson via submission (strikes) at 3:27 of Round 2.

Sadollah thanks Johnson for stepping up on two weeks notice and taking the fight, says he wants a step up in competition.

Dan Hardy vs. Anthony Johnson

Josh Rosenthal will be the referee for this co-main event bout.

Round 1: They touch gloves and start feeling each other out. Johnson scores first with an inside leg kick. Johnson puts Hardy on his back with a head kick, but “The Outlaw” stays in there and gets back to his feet. Johnson takes him back down though, almost right away. Hardy keeping Johnson’s offense stifled with a high guard. Johnson landing periodical shots from Hardy’s full guard. Hardy is active from his back, currently looking for a kimura. Johnson muscles his way out and passes to half guard. Johnson rides out the round in Hardy’s guard. scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

Round 2: Hardy gets there first with a pair of glancing left hands. Johnson ducks a right hand and gets Hardy to his back against the fence. The crowd voicing its displeasure. Johnson looks content to control Hardy against the cage. Hardy rolling for the kimura again as Johnson works his side/kidneys. Johnson muscles out of the kimura again. Johnson gets into half guard brieflt before Hardy recovers full guard. Johnson stringing together some punches now and with one minute left in the round, it’s looking like Hardy’s only chance to win is by scoring a knockout or submission. :34 to go and Rosenthal stands them up, but Johnson dives right back under for the double leg and gets it with ten seconds to go. scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

Round 3: Hardy almost gets clipped with a head kick as he tries to take Johnson down. Johnson avoids easily and puts Hardy on his back against the fence. Hardy looking for the kimura again. Hardy trying tirelessly for the kimura, despite continually running up short. Johnson fighting very conservatively tonight. Hardy gets to his feet but Johnson stays on his back and lands knees to the thighs. Johnson with a head kick on the break. They separate, but Johnson immediately dives back in for the double leg takedown. He takes Hardy’s back and locks in the body triangle. Hardy getting thoroughly dominated by Johnson tonight. Under two minutes to go and Johnson is still riding Hardy’s back. He transitions to an arm triangle with one minute left but Hardy avoids, then Johnson goes for a neck crank that Hardy also avoids tapping from. Johnson watching the clock wind down and he tees off on Hardy until the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

The argument could be made that one or maybe more of those rounds could be scored 10-8.

Anthony Johnson defeated Dan Hardy via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Phil Davis

Herb Dean calls the shots for the main event tonight.

Round 1: They touch gloves and get to work. Davis changing levels, probing Nogueira’s reaction. Davis with a head kick that barely misses. Davis with a body kick that finds a home. Nogueira tags him with a one-two as he launches another big kick. Davis shoots for the takedown and presses Nogueira against the fence, where he goes to work with knees to the thighs. They are back to the center, exchanging. Davis shoots for the takedown again and Nogueira does well in avoiding it. Davis with another body kick before shooting and missing another takedown. Nogueira showing better takedown defense than any of Davis’ previous opponents. Nogueira winging left hands with bad intentions. Davis with a pair of kicks high that Nogueira counters with a nice left. Davis tries for another takedown that Nogueira avoids. Nogueira falls after losing his balance but gets back to his feet quickly. Nogueira catches a kick and lands a good straight left. Nogueira sprawls deftly after landing a nice left hand counter. scores the round 10-10

Round 2: Davis with the high kick early. Davis lands a good body kick. Nogueira catches a kick and knocks Davis off balance. Another good body kick lands for Davis. Nogueira sends home a right hook. Davis tries for another takedown off of a kick that Nogueira avoids easily. Nogueira lands clean with a pair of punches and then throws a kick. Davis connects with an inside leg kick. Davis shoots deep and finally gets Nogueira to the ground. Nogueira pushes him off but Davis gets back on him quickly. Nogueira establishing wrist control that Davis is having a hard time shaking free of. Nogueira gets to his feet briefly again but Davis drags him back down. Nogueira back to his feet again, but Davis drags him back down and starts going to work with ground and pound. Davis landing some very nice punches on the ground as the round closes. Knees to the body before the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Davis

Round 3: Davis leads with a leaping front kick. Davis with a jumping knee and then a head kick. Davis drops for the single and gets Nogueira down. Davis working from Nogueira’s half guard. Nogueira breaks free briefly but Davis stays on him and spins him back down to the mat. Nogueira kicks Davis away from him and they hit their feet again. Nogueira lands a good one-two and then avoids a takedown. Davis gets him down on the second attempt though. The crowd is growing restless with the lack of significant offense. :45 to go and Davis is in Nogueira’s full guard. Davis is staying all over him, despite Nogueira’s attempts to break free. Davis has his hands full with Nogueira but is still remaining dominant on top. scores the round 10-9 for Davis

Phil Davis defeated Antonio Rogerio Nogueira via decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Before giving his interview, Davis makes sure to shake hands with Nogueira and his cornermen. Davis says that he was “falling apart” during his training camp and wasn’t sure that he could take this fight. He doesn’t go into their extent, but admits to having been injured in training camp.