The big boys delivered at UFC 146, putting on some pretty spectacular finishes. Here are the results of the entire UFC 146 fight card held on May 26, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV:
Junior dos Santos defeats Frank Mir
Mir immediately tried to take the fight to the ground, but he quickly found out why dos Santo’s takedown defense is so highly regarded. Able to keep the fight where he wanted, dos Santos methodically picked Mir apart, softening him up in the first round before finishing in the second.
Cain Velasquez defeats Antonio Silva
Velasquez immediately took Silva to the ground during their UFC 146 encounter, following up with some solid ground-and-pound. He turned Silva into a bloody mess with a short elbow, and he kept the pressure up, forcing referee Yves Lavigne to call an end to the contest.
Roy Nelson defeats Dave Herman
Nelson displayed his punching power at UFC 146, putting Herman away with an overhand right 51 seconds into their fight.
Stipe Miocic defeats Shane del Rosario
Both men had their moments in the opening round of their UFC 146 encounter – exchanging hard shots with one another, but Miocic wisely decided to take the fight to the canvas in the second round. He landed some pretty vicious elbows on the ground, forcing referee Yves Lavigne to step in and save Rosario.
Stefan Struve defeats Lavar Johnson
Johnson went straight to work at UFC 146, landing a few shots before pinning Struve against the cage. Struve kept his composure though, trapping Johnson’s arm and then pulling guard. He immediately went for an armbar, forcing Johnson to tap 65 seconds into their encounter.
Jamie Varner defeats Edson Barboza (TKO, round one)
C.B. Dollaway defeats Jason Miller (unanimous decision)
Dan Hardy defeats Duane Ludwig (KO, round one)
Paul Sass defeats Jacob Volkmann (armbar-triangle combo, round one)
Glover Teixeira defeats Kyle Kingsbury (arm-triangle, round one)
Mike Thomas defeats Brown Daniel Pineda (unanimous decision)
David is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and boxing practitioner who has watched and studied MMA for the past 9 years. Send him your questions @davidkingwriter.