Thursday, October 28, 2010

* UFC 121: Lesnar vs Velasquez

Who is not excited with this UFC event? Everyone is waiting for this Heavyweight Championship bout between former WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar and undefeated Cain Velasquez. Also with the other fights like Shields against Kampmann for the Welterweight shot and the teacher versus student bout Ortiz and Hamill, where Ortiz coached Hamill during the Ultimate Fighter before.

Shields defeated Kampmann in a split decision and will face the winner of the Koschek and GSP fight this December. Hamill proved that he is the modern and improved version of Tito Ortiz, defeating Ortiz via unanimous decision and finally the Heavyweight Championship, Cain Velasquez became the first Mexican Heavyweight Champion, annihilating Brock Lesnar and knocking him out in the first round.


Preliminary card

Madsen defeated Yvel via TKO (punches) at 1:48 of round 1. This bout aired on the live broadcast following the Lesnar vs. Velasquez fight.
Camozzi defeated Yang via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28).
Stout defeated Taylor via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27).
Roberts defeated Guymon via submission (anaconda choke) at 1:13 of round 1. This bout aired last on the live broadcast following the Lesnar vs. Velasquez fight.

Preliminary card (Spike TV)

Lawlor defeated Côté via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
McGee defeated Jensen via submission (arm triangle choke) at 1:21 of round 3.

Main card

Schaub defeated Gonzaga via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Hamill defeated Ortiz via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).
Sanchez defeated Thiago via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-28).
Shields defeated Kampmann via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27).
Velasquez defeated Lesnar via TKO (punches) at 4:12 of round 1 to become the new UFC Heavyweight Champion.

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