The UFC Fight Night 24 MMA event delivered some excellent matches that were good enough to make any pay-per-view card. The UFC Fight Night 24 event, which was held at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington, ended with another young MMA fighter reaching the next level in his career.
Phil Davis defeats Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Nogueira looked really sharp in the first round, effortlessly stuffing Davis' takedowns attempts and forcing him to strike. Davis looked better in the second round, finally managing to get Nogueira on the ground. Davis does the same in the third round, taking the Brazilian to the ground and pounding him out. At the end of the third, all three judges score the fight 30-27 for Davis.
Anthony Johnson defeats Dan Hardy
This was an entertaining fight between two solid MMA fighters. Johnson did a really good job of mixing his striking with some well timed takedowns. Some MMA fans at the Key Arena booed during the fight, obviously disappointed they didn't see the head-to-head brawl they had hoped. Personally, I thought it was a solid game plan for Johnson, who ended walking way with the unanimous decision.
Amir Sadollah defeats DaMarques Johnson
Definitely the best match on the UFC fight night 24 main card, both MMA fighters wasted no time punching each other in the face. Johnson even landed a well timed hip throw that sent MMA fans at the Key Arena into a frenzy. Sadollah managed to turn the fight around in the second round, taking Johnson to the ground and eventually working his way into mount. Sadollah lands some big punches from mount, forcing Johnson to tap out of the fight.
Chan Sung Jung defeats Leonard Garcia
Jung was bent on getting his revenge against Garcia, and he did just that at the UFC Fight Night 24 MMA event. After exchanging strikes with Garcia in the first round, Jung secured a twister in the second, finishing the fight.
Mike Russow defeats Jon Madsen (doctor stoppage, round two)
Mackens Semerzier defeats Alex Caceres (submission, round one)
John Hathaway defeats Kris McCray (split decision)
Michael McDonald defeats Edwin Figueroa (unanimous decision)
Christian Morecraft defeats Sean McCorkle (submission, round two)
Johny Hendricks defeats Anthony Waldburger (KO, round one)
Aaron Simpson defeats Mario Miranda (unanimous decision)
Nik Lentz defeats Waylon Lowe (submission, round three)