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‘UFC 146: Dos Santos Vs. Mir’ Results

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Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda

The first fight of the night takes place in the featherweight division, featuring former champ Mike Brown.

Round 1: Pineda slips coming after Brown with a combo. Brown keeping more calm than the aggressive Pineda, throwing less but landing more. Pineda looks a little hyper out there, but it pays off for him as he tags Brown with a pair of shots in a swarm that look to have stunned him. Brown shoots for the double and plants Pineda against the fence though. Brown loses balance and Pineda takes advantage, sweeping him and taking top position. Brown elevates him with butterfly guard and forces his way to his feet. A scramble ensues as Brown goes for the takedown, but they stay upright. A minute and a half left, both men winging punches. Pineda shoots for the takedown, but Brown uses his momentum against him and dumps him to the mat. Brown in half guard as the round winds down.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Brown

Round 2: Brown cracks Pineda with two hard punches as he comes in with a flying knee. Pineda stays in the pocket and fires right back. Pineda shoots for the takedown and promptly plants Brown on the canvas. Brown gets to his feet and slams Pineda to the mat as he tries a knee. Brown in north-south briefly before Pineda hits a nice sweep and works the front headlock position. Brown working for the single, he forces the stand up in doing so. Brown is grating Pineda against the fence, nailing him with hard right hands and knees. Pineda is just covering up. He fires back one punch and Brown lets off. Pineda pushing his punches now, looking worn out. Brown slips off of a kick, but Pineda can’t capitalize; he actually falls to the mat himself and gives up top control to Brown. Brown working ground and pound; he lands a nice elbow and a volley of right hands as the round closes.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Brown

Brown got cut by an elbow from the bottom and walks to his corner bloody.

Round 3: Pineda starts off the round with a powerful right leg kick. Brown walks Pineda to the wall and drops him with a knee to the body. Brown takes top position, working from half guard. Brown feeding Pineda a steady diet of ground and pound. Pineda doing pretty well in controlling Brown’s posture, though. Pineda manages to transition and take Brown’s back in a deft sequence, locking up the body triangle. Less than a minute to go and Brown can’t shake him, but he’s staying mostly out of danger of being submitted.

FightLine scores the round 10-10

Mike Brown defeated Daniel Pineda via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Kyle Kingsbury vs. Glover Teixeira

Round 1: These two light heavyweights come out swinging, exhanging from the pocket right in the middle. Teixeira drops Kingsbury with an uppercut and then takes his back. Kingsbury is taking shots, he gives up mount. This is a bad spot for Kingsbu with just under four minutes to go. Teixeira sets up the arm triangle and Kingsbury taps.

Glover Teixeira defeated Kyle Kingsbury via submission (arm triangle) at 1:53 of round 1

Strong promotional debut for Teixeira.

Jacob Volkmann vs. Paul Sass

Round 1: Sass takes the center; Volkmann comes forward first with an inside leg kick. Volkmann ties up with Sass and Sass pulls guard. Volkmann threatens a one-armed guillotine, but Sass is defending. Sass threatens the triangle and transitions to the omoplata; Volkmann defends. Sass slaps on the triangle and then the armbar. It’s only a moment before Volkmann taps.

Just like that.

Paul Sass defeated Jacob Volkmann via submission (triangle-armbar) at 1:54 of round 1

Dan Hardy vs. Duane Ludwig

Round 1: They set up in the center, both men taking their time to find their range. Hardy comes in behind a punch and Ludwig rocks him with a counter. Ludwig tries to capitalize, but Hardy clinches and walks him to the cage. Hardy breaks with a nice combo. Hardy lands a clean left hook. Ludwig comes close with a head kick, but Hardy gets out of the way. Hardy gets in a pair of jabs; they clinch, with Ludwig landing some decent knees before Hardy walks him to the wall. Another good knee to the body by Ludwig and both men land nicely on the break. Hardy floors Ludwig with a lead left hook after feinting the jab, then follows him to the mat and finishes him with right elbows.

Dan Hardy defeated Duane Ludwig via KO (left hook and elbows) at 3:51 of round 1

The Outlaw ends his four-fight losing streak in impressive fashion with a brilliant victory over a very tough Duane Ludwig.

Jason “Mayhem” Miller vs. C.B. Dollaway

Round 1: Mayhem jiving early. He clips Dollaway with a straight right that wobbles him and then slaps on a guillotine. Dollaway fights out of it and takes top position, but Miller gets to his feet. Dollaway drags him back down, but Miller stands again. Miller gives Dollaway a noogie as Dollaway tries to take him down. He eats a couple of punches when they reset on their feet. Dollaway rocks Miller with a punch, but when he goes down it actually looks like his left knee, which is very wrapped up, buckled. Dollaway nails him with ground and pound as he’s on his knees, but Miller hangs tough. Dollaway on his back, but Miller won’t let him get his hooks in. Dollaway just riding the top, not doing much. Miller works his way to the fence, but Dollaway drags him back down and away from the fence. Dollaway traps one of Miller’s arms behind him and uses it to take full mount as the round winds down. Miller arches and shakes him off, but Dollaway stays on him against the fence. Miller stands before the round ends.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Dollaway

Round 2: Dollaway with a pair of jabs. Miller’s face reddening as he eats jabs. He seems to be limping. Dollaway goes for the takedown and Miller defends with the whizzer. Miller rocks Dollaway again with a right hand. Dollaway is staggering as Miller chases after him. Both men fall down in the ensuing exchange and Dollaway ends up getting Miller to the mat. Miller gets to his feet, but Dollaway keeps him pressed into the fence. Miller lands a solid knee to the body. Miller trying to work the guillotine. Dollaway gets the takedown and lands a nice elbow. Two minutes to go. Miller is clearly having trouble with his left knee; Dollaway in half guard, looking up at the clock and just controlling. A minute to go. Miller recovers guard and eats some ground and pound. Dollaway sneaking in some headbutts on top — classy stuff.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Dollaway

Round 3: Dollaway goes for the takedown again and he gets it easily, seemingly because Miller is fighting on one leg. It’s a sloppy one and, even though he’s clearly injured, Miller is the one fighting the hardest. Dollaway seems pretty content to control from top position, prompting the crowd to boo loudly. Dollaway trying to take the back; Miller defending pretty well, but Dollaway is very much in control. Miller to his feet, but Dollaway scoops him and dumps him to the mat. Dollaway takes the back and flattens Miller out, pounding away at him as Miller lays there. Over a minute to go. Miller is getting hit repeatedly and, though they aren’t hurting him, he’s eating shots nonetheless. The round closes with Dollaway in side control.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Dollaway

C.B. Dollaway defeated Jason Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 29-28)

Edson Barboza vs. Jamie Varner

Round 1: Barboza quickly sets up in the center, getting off first with a body kick and then one of his trademark brutal leg kicks. Barboza chews up Varner’s leg with another few before Varner explodes and takes Barboza down. Barboza kicks him off and gets to his feet. Barboza going back to work with the leg kicks. Barboza eating up Varner’s left leg, but Varner is hanging in the fight — he lands a nice right hand and follows up shortly after with a nice two-punch combo. Barboza eating up Varner’s leg, but Varner shoots behind some nice punches in and dumps him to the mat. Varner nails him with some powerful shots; Barboza kicks him off again but doesn’t have the legs under him to get back up. Varner stays on him, dogging him with punches as Barboza tries to get away. Varner drops him with a punch and then goes to work with hammerfists, forcing the ref to stop the fight.

Amazing upset and return for Jamie Varner.

Jamie Varner defeated Edson Barboza via TKO (punches) at 3:23 of round 1

Diego Brandao vs. Darren Elkins

Round 1: Brandao gets off first with a left hand-leg kick combo. He overshoots on a right hand, but reverses Elkins attempt to take him down. Elkins briefly trips Brandao to the mat, but Brandao uses a kimura to work into top position. Elkins works for his own kimura from the bottom and Brandao backs off, letting him up. After some exchanges he gets the better of, Brandao runs in with a flying knee a la Jose Aldo and gets Elkins down behind it. Brandao in side control. He works for mount but then backs off and lets Elkins up again. Brandao tags Elkins with a right hook and clips him with a few more before moving into side control on the ground. Brandao busy on top, working solid ground and pound until the end.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Brandao

Round 2: Brandao is off to a slower start this round, but doesn’t appear tired. He gets off a slick lunging knee to the body. Brandao is still leading this feet; he gets off with a reverse elbow, taking a page from Anderson Silva’s fight against Tony Fryklund. Brandao slips on a front kick and Elkins takes top position. Brandao controls the posture well, but Elkins is getting in some shots. Brandao tries to scramble to his feet, but Elkins keeps him down. Elkins passes to half guard. Just over a minute to go. Elkins moves into full mount with just under a minute left and starts to tee off. Brandao shakes Elkins out of mount and into half guard. Brandao lasts the round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Elkins

Round 3: Elkins coming out strong, putting the pressure on Brandao. Elkins gets the takedown in short order. Elkins in half guard, landing elbows. We hit the halfway mark and Brandao is still absorbing punishment. Elkins takes mount with about two and a half to go; Brandao recovers half guard, but Elkins is still pounding away at him. Joe Rogan puts it well when he says Elkins is just beating Brandao up at this point. Brandao sweeps with a minute to go, backs out and drops a mean right hand on Elkins. Elkins tying Brandao up; thirty seconds to go. Elkins is shutting down Brandao’s offense with the rubber guard. He holds on until the end and absorbs little damage.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Elkins

Darren Elkins defeated Diego Brandao via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Stefan Struve vs. Lavar Johnson

Round 1: They touch gloves and set up in the center. Johnson is on Struve immediately, closing the distance and battering the body before going to the head. Johnson presses Struve into the fence. Struve pulls guard and drags Johnson down. Struve working for the armbar, he cranks it and Johnson taps quickly. The sub looks to have broken or at least injured Johnson’s arm. It’s over just like that.

Stefan Struve defeated Lavar Johnson via submission (armbar) at 1:05 of round 1

Stipe Miocic vs. Shane del Rosario

Round 1: A glove touch gets us started. Del Rosario with a body kick. Del Rosario clips Miocic low with an inside leg kick. He acknowledges it and they get back to it. Miocic with a nice straight right. Another left body kick for Del Rosario. Another. And another. Del Rosario chewing Miocic up with kicks to the body and legs. Miocic working forward with punches while Del Rosario backs up and counters. Another kick to the body and a straight left hand. Del Rosario barely misses with a head kick. Del Rosario goes to the body again with a left round kick. Del Rosario nails Miocic with a left uppercut counter that sends Miocic across the cage. He chases him, but remains patient as Miocic moves away. Del Rosario on the hunt. Miocic manages to corral him against the fence. Thirty seconds to go ad they’re engaging in the center. Del Rosario with a pair of nice punches ended with a kick. Miocic gets the takedown from the body lock with moments left, but lets Del Rosario up. Del Rosario gets in another body kick before the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Del Rosario

Round 2: Another glove touch and they’re back to it. Inside leg kick for Del Rosario, who’s displaying great fluid striking. Miocic is still coming forward with punches, but Del Rosario blocks most of them. Miocic gets the takedown again; he takes mount quickly, but Del Rosario recovers half guard just as fast. Miocic getting in some nice ground and pound. He backs out and then settles back into half guard. Three minutes to go. Del Rosario getting bloodied up as Miocic works hammerfists and elbows. Miocic in full mount briefly, then back into half guard as Del Rosario recovers. Two minutes left and Del Rosario is cut up. Miocic pounds on Del Rosario with short elbows until the ref stops it.

It looks a little early until Del Rosario staggers to his feet, very wobbly.

Stipe Miocic defeated Shane Del Rosario via TKO (elbows) at 3:14 of round 2

Roy Nelson vs. Dave Herman

And we’re cruising right along through the all-heavyweight main card, with Big Country and Peewee carrying us through the halfway mark.

Round 1: Herman working the front kick early. Herman with a knee to the body, working his range well. He’s keeping Big Country at bay with front kicks. And just like that, Nelson cracks Herman with his patented overhand right directly to the chin. Herman gets sat down and is completely out of it; referee Steve Mazzagatti pulls Nelson off before he can do more damage.

Roy Nelson defeated Dave Herman via KO (punch) at :51 of round 1

Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva

Round 1: Velasquez immediately catches the kick and dumps Silva to the mat, working ground and pound. Silva lands an up kick as Velasquez works from guard. Velasquez in half guard now, working ground and pound. One elbow from Velasquez opens Silva up; he’s bleeding everywhere and having a hard time seeing. Rosenthal stops the fight to have a doctor check the cut. The doc lets it go. Rosenthal restarts them on the ground. Velasquez is back on Silva with a purpose. There’s blood everywhere as Velasquez pours it on Silva. Silva turtles up and Velasquez is pounding away. Silva is active on the ground, trying to survive. Velasquez fires off a volley of punches that forces Rosenthal to halt the fight to save Silva.

Big win for Velasquez, who sent a message to the rest of the heavyweights: he’s back.

Cain Velasquez defeated Antonio Silva via TKO (ground and pound) at 3:36 of round 1


Junior dos Santos vs. Frank Mir

For the UFC heavyweight championship

Round 1: No glove touch once the action is underway. Dos Santos takes the outside, loading up on his right hand. Mir immediately shoots for the takedown; he tries to pull guard and take a leg, but Dos Santos defends. Mir gives him a nod and they reset on the feet. Dos Santos with a left hook and then a right to the body. Mir working kicks, staying on the outside. Dos Santos is starting to put his hands on Mir, pecking away accurately. Just over a minute to go and it’s a fairly measured fight so far. Dos Santos goes hard to the body, Mir hasn’t tried to get the fight down again yet. Dos Santos wobbles Mir with a left hook and start to tee off on him against the cage with ten seconds to go. Mir is hurt badly, but he foes for the takedown just before the bell. He doesn’t get it, but he lasts the round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Dos Santos

Round 2: They touch gloves to start the second. Dos Santos nails Mir with a quick right hand. Dos Santos drops Mir with a pair of punches and lets him up immediately, doesn’t even try to follow him down. Mir with two left hands and a front side kick. Dos Santos pokes Mir in the eye on accident with a right hand but they keep going. Mir is coming forward, but dos Santos is timing him well and countering with hard shots. Mir hasn’t tried to get the fight down in this round yet and he should be doing so with desperation. Two nice leg kicks by Mir. Another. Dos Santos drops Mir with a straight right and swarms him; as soon as Mir tries to grab hold of him he backs off. Mir has no idea what’s going on and one more hammerfist from Dos Santos seals it.

Junior dos Santos defeated Frank Mir via TKO (punches) at 3:04 of round 2