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“UFC On FX: Browne Vs. Bigfoot” Results

Welcome to FightLine’s live coverage of UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot.

Tonight’s fight card comes to us live from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Phil Harris vs. Darren Uyenoyama

Round 1: Uyenoyama pressuring Harris against the cage and initiates the clinch. Harris reverses the position and gets a quick takedown but Uyenoyama back to his feet. Harris wanting to take this to the mat and gets a nice double leg, ending up in his opponent’s guard. Uyenoyama throws up a triangle attempt but Harris postures up and escapes. Difficult to judge this one with 1:30 left in the round. Neither having much success closing the distance. Uyenoyama moves to the crane stance which gets some cheers from the Minneapolis crowd.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Harris

Round 2: Uyenoyama employing a nice high kick that backs up Harris. Uyenoyama pawing with the left put nothing doing. Harris now is the first to act but having trouble connecting. Uyenoyama rushes in and clinches but gets reversed against the cage by Harris. Uyenoyama pulls guard and has the back, going for a kimura. Now trying to secure the second hook but ends up in Harris’ guard. Transition to the mount and now the back. Uyenoyama slips in a rear-naked choke and Harris is forced to tap.

Darren Uyenoyama def. Phil Harris via rear-naked choke at 3:38 in the second round.

Bart Palaszewski vs. Diego Nunes

Round 1: A quick touch of the gloves before these featherweights start engaging. Nunes lands a right hook and swarms on Palaszewski. Goes for the takedown but ends up in a nasty guillotine. Guillotine is in fairly tight but Nunes manages to escape. “Bartimus” setting up a triangle though, looking to lock in his ankle under the knee. Nunes finally posturing up and looks to be safe for the time being before landing in Palaszewski’s guard. Now landing some heavy elbows from the top as Nunes has come out super aggressive. Nunes misses with a diving punch and Palaszewski gets to his feet. Nunes floors Palaszewski with a huge right hand before landing some ground and pound. Really trying to finish his opponent. Palaszewski’s left eye is cut badly but manages to survive the round.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Nunes

Round 2: Let’s see if Palaszewski can recover after the first round pressure from Nunes. Nunes a little faster than Palaszewski and jumps in with another right hand. Now a spinning backfist followed up with another shot. “The Gun” lands an inside trip and tries to work some ground and pound from the guard. The two scramble and Palaszewski gets back to his feet. Palaszewski lands a nice leg kick and will need more of those to Nunes at a distance. The two exchange a few combination but pace slowing a little towards the end of the round.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Nunes

Round 3: Palaszewski now the aggressor, landing some leg kick combinations. Palaszewski catches Nunes with a short left coming in and Nunes looks wobbly. Nunes coming forward but looks like he’s still feeling that strike. Palaszewski lays off a little and Nunes regains his composure. Nunes goes for a big overhand right that glances. Palaszewski has stopped bringing the pressure, letting the quicker Nunes slip in and out with punches. “Bartimus” will need a finish to win this one but looks too gassed to land anything. Nunes connects with a right that knocks Palaszewski to the ground just before the bell. Great effort, but most likely will not earn him the round.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Palaszewski

Diego Nunes def. Bart Palaszewski via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).

Jacob Volkmann vs. Shane Roller

Round 1: Volkmann showing no fear of the takedown attempting a couple of high kicks early on. Volkmann throws a nice uppercut combination before going in for a takedown. The Minnesota native now trying to take Roller’s back and has the finger four locked in. Roller on his knees as he defends the rear-naked choke. Volkmann switches to the other arm and finally locks it in, getting the tap. Might have been just over the jaw but still enough pressure to seal the submission.

Jacob Volkmann def. Shane Roller via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:38 in the first round.

Marcus LeVesseur vs. Carlo Prater

Round 1: LeVesseur comes swinging but Prater ducks under and clinches with LeVesseur against the cage. Prater trying to get a trip but the standout college wrestler LeVesseur doing a nice job defending. LeVesseur ends up getting a trip of his own but Prater is just clinching on the mat. Josh Rosenthal not seeing enough action and stands them up. Prater pulls guard and is pressed up against the cage with LeVesseur on his feet. Prater going for the guillotine which finished LeVesseur in his last fight. LeVesseur manages to escape as the two clinch again before the bell.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Prater

Round 2: LeVesseur connects with a right hand but Prater clinches again, avoiding his opponent’s power. Working a few knees here is the Brazilian. The two break and LeVesseur lands another shot. LeVesseur comes in with an uppercut, looking more comfortable on the feet but Prater locks up again and takes the clinch against the cage. LeVesseur gets a takedown and Prater moves to the guillotine quickly. Not fully locked in here though as LeVesseur signs to the ref that he’s OK. LeVesseur pull Prater’s hand away and gets out before landing a series of strikes. LeVesseur gets a powerful double leg but Prater goes for a stalling guillotine.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for LeVesseur

Round 3: The two trade a few high kicks before clinching once again. Either man’s fight to win at this point. LeVesseur throwing big uppercuts almost out of frustration but can’t avoid a lockup from Prater yet again. Rosenthal steps in to break them up. Halfway through the final frame as Prater connects with a nice head kick. Prater pulls guard trying that guillotine once again. LeVesseur postures up and looks to pepper his opponent in top position. Round ends with yet another guillotine attempt.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Prater

Marcus LeVesseur def. Carlo Prater via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).

Aaron Simpson vs. Mike Pierce

Round 1: The two clinch at the center of the Octagon before separating a minute in. The two exchange with Simpson landing a solid upper cut. Pierce gets a nice head toss but Simpson gets back to his feet. The two clinch again. Pierce preferring to do most of his work from this position. Simpson comes with a high kick as they separate. Simpson clips him with a right hand before going in for some knees. Lots of heavy shots here but Pierce gets a hold of a single leg. Simpson gets another big knee from the thai plumb and takes the wrestler down with a double leg. Simpson goes for the rear-naked with the cable grip but Pierce manages to escape.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 Simpson.

Round 2: Simpson lands another uppercut. Pierce lands a big right hand as Simpson was coming in. Simpson crumples and Pierce follows with a few more shots to end it.

Mike Pierce def. Aaron Simpson via KO (punches) at :29 in the second round.

Michael Johnson vs. Danny Castillo

Round 1: Castillo engaging a little more and lands a big straight right. “Last Call” following up with a flurry of hammer fists, trying to finish off Johnson. Now working an arm triangle from the mount and moves to side control. Johnson in a lot of trouble here. Castillo moves into mount and Johnson escapes into half guard. Huge start for Castillo thus far. Johnson trying to get to his feet, but Castillo laying heavy on him against the cage. Castillo working a little more ground and pound before the bell.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Castillo

Round 2: Johnson now pushing the pace and comes forward with some nice leg kicks. Johnson counters Castillo’s kick with a short left that floors Castillo. A few more strikes on the ground seal the deal for Johnson.

Michael Johnson def. Danny Castillo via TKO (punches) at 1:06 in the second round.


Josh Neer vs. Justin Edwards

Round 1: Edwards comes in with a series of punches before going for the takedown but Neer fends it off nicely. Edwards pulls guard with a guillotine and takes “The Dentist” to the ground. The referee comes in to stop the fight as Neer goes unconscious from the sub.

Justin Edwards def. Josh Neer via submission (guillotine choke) at :45 of the first round.

John Dodson vs. Jussier Formiga

Round 1: Dodson comes out with that lightning fast footwork as the two work to find their distance. Not too much action on the feet so far as neither able to land any significant strikes. Formiga goes in for a double leg but Dodson quickly jumps back to avoid the takedown. Dodson catches a leg kick but fails to follow up as boos start to sound from the Minnesota crowd.

Fightline scores the round 10-10

Round 2: Both fighters showing a ton of speed but neither able to connect as they are able to easily circle away from any attacks. Halfway through the round and still nothing doing. Dodson looks a lot stiffer than usual. Dodson now connects with a left hook that downs Formiga. Not able to land much ground and pound, respecting Formiga on the mat but still a big shot there. Dodson blasts him with another left coming off a nice body head combination. A few hammerfists to a turtled Formiga ends this one.

John Dodson def. Jussier Formiga via TKO (punches) at 4:35 in the second round.

Jake Ellenberger vs. Jay Hieron

Tonight’s co-main event has plenty of history as Hieron was able to defeat a young Jake Ellenberger at a 2006 matchup in the IFL. Ellenberger will try to avenge his defeat, coming in as the favorite this time around while Hieron makes his return to Octagon coming off an 11-1 streak.

Round 1: Both fighters feeling each other out one minute in. Ellenberger comes in with a right hand but Hieron able to duck under. Ellenberger known to gas and might be perserving some energy. A couple of shots from “the Juggernaut” connect and rattle his opponent. Hieron tries a spinning kick but fails to hit. Hieron goes in for the single leg and Ellenberger hops out, avoiding the takedown.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Ellenberger

Round 2: Ellenberger dives in for an uppercut but Hieron counters nicely. Hieron working some nice head kicks now that keep the former Marine at bay. Ellenberger with a well-timed takedown to end up in Hieron’s guard before landing some short elbows. Hieron pushes his opponent away and gets up to his feet. Blood flowing from the nose of Hieron who uses some front kicks to maintain the distance.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Ellenberger

Round 3: Hieron misses with a kick to the groin. Ellenberger takes a moment before they resume. Hieron getting more active with those kicks before Ellenberger goes in for another double leg but “The Thoroughbred” get right back to the feet. Ellenberger tries another but Hieron able to back away. A lot of respect here from both guys. Some boos coming from the crowd as Ellenberger stalks but does not explode as we’ve come to expect.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Hieron

Jake Ellenberger def. Jay Hieron via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).

Travis Browne vs. Antonio Silva

Round 1: Browne comes in with a spinning kick, showcasing his athleticism early. Silva moves in for a takedown but ends up in the clinch. Browne grabs the fence to defend the takedown before getting a warning from referee Herb Dean. Left knee looks injured after defending the shot from “Bigfoot.” This may be a serious turning point in the fight as Silva comes in with a big right hand. Silva lands another big right hand that floors Browne. He follows up with punches to a downed Browne before Dean steps in.

Antonio Silva def. Travis Browne via TKO at 3:26 in the first round