Wednesday, September 1, 2010

* UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2

UFC 118

The much awaited rematch for BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar happened August 28, 2010 at Boston but before that the other match that people are waiting for is the Boxing vs MMA match by Boxing Champ James Toney and UFC Legend Randy Couture and as expected Couture take the boxer down and finish him via arm triangle choke in the first round proving that MMA rules over boxing. The main event was the rematch between Penn and Edgar. Edgar surprised Penn with his speed and take Penn down several times in the first round. Penn was outclassed and can't figure out how to handle Edgar's speed. Edgar winning the rematch and proving his is king of the lightweight division and not Penn anymore.


Preliminary card
Welterweight bout: Mike Pierce vs. Amilcar Alves
Pierce defeated Alves via submission (straight armbar) at 3:11 of round 3.
Welterweight bout: Nick Osipczak vs. Greg Soto
Soto defeated Osipczak via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Middleweight bout: Dan Miller vs. John Salter
Miller defeated Salter via submission (ninja choke) at 1:53 of round 2. This bout aired on Spike TV after the Lauzon vs. Ruediger fight.

Preliminary card (Spike TV)
Lightweight bout: Andre Winner vs. Nik Lentz
Lentz defeated Winner via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).
Lightweight bout: Joe Lauzon vs. Gabe Ruediger
Lauzon defeated Ruediger via submission (armbar) at 2:01 of round 1. This bout aired on PPV following the Edgar vs. Penn fight.

Main card
Welterweight bout: Nate Diaz vs. Marcus Davis
Diaz defeated Davis via technical submission (guillotine choke) at 4:02 of round 3.
Lightweight bout: Kenny Florian vs. Gray Maynard
Maynard defeated Florian via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Middleweight bout: Demian Maia vs. Mario Miranda
Maia defeated Miranda via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Heavyweight bout: Randy Couture vs. James Toney
Couture defeated Toney via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:19 of round 1.
Lightweight Championship bout: Frankie Edgar (c) vs. B.J. Penn
Edgar defeated Penn via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) to retain the UFC Lightweight Championship.

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