Saturday, December 15, 2018

UFC 102: Big Win for Big Nog

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UFC 102: Couture v. Nogueira  - Portland, Ore. – Rose Garden -  Aug. 29, 2009

Randy Couture was unable to bounce back from his heavyweight title loss to Brock Lesnar, as “The Natural” lost the main event of UFC 102.

Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera scored a unanimous decision over Couture, who put up a great fight that brought the crowd to its feet.

Big Nog advanced to title eliminator fight against Cain Velasquez at UFC 110.

In the co-main event, Thiago Silva knocked out “The Dean of Mean” Keith Jardine in 95 seconds.

UFC 101: Anderson Silva Won't Stop Winning

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UFC 101: Declaration – Philadelphia – Wachovia Center – Aug. 8, 2009

Anderson Silva took a break from dominating the middleweight division to beat Forest Griffin in a light heavyweight superfight at UFC 101.

Silva turned the Philly fans’ boos to cheers by knocking Griffin out with a right hand at the 3:23 mark.

BJ Penn retained the UFC lightweight title, beating Kenny Florian in the fourth round with a rear naked choke.

Johny Hendricks needed only 29 seconds to score a TKO win over TUF 7 winner Amir Sadollah.