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UFC 140: Frank Mir Vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

The following is from our live coverage of ‘UFC 140: Jones Vs. Machida. To access our full coverage, click here.

Herb Dean will referee the night’s co-main event, which takes place in the heavyweight division.

Round 1: Big Nog pumping out a stiff jab. Mir overthrows a right hand and Big Nog ducks under to shoot for the takedown. Mir defends. Big Nog is pressing Mir into the cage, but Mir turns him and nails him to the body. Mir fights Minotauro to the mat, but he threatens to sweep and gets to his feet presses Mir into the fence. Nogueira tagging Mir up against the cage,, hitting him with a knee to the body on the break. Nogueira makes Mir do the stanky leg with a hard right straight, he goes for a desperation takedown. Nogueira goes for the guillotine, it looks tight, but Mir fights through it. Mir rolls through and takes top position, grabbing a kimura immediately. Big Nog tries to roll through but Mir powers through the hold, eventually snapping his arm in half. Big Nog doesn’t tap until it’s broken. Incredible.

Frank Mir defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at 2:38 of round 1

“Now, I’m the first person to knock him out and the first person to submit him.”

Nogueira is still on the ground getting medical attention, his arm was absolutely shredded.