Monday, February 25, 2019

UFC 113: Revenge of the Shogun

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (Photo:

UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2 – Montreal, Quebec – Bell Centre – May 8, 2010

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua knocked out Lyoto Machida to win the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 113.

Rua rained down punches from the mount to earn a knockout win, avenging his loss to Machida at UFC 104.

Josh Koscheck beat Paul Daley by unanimous decision to earn a welterweight title shot against Georges St. Pierre. Koscheck also earned the right to coach the 12th season of The Ultimate Fighter against GSP.

Daley sucker punched Koscheck after the bout and was subsequently fired.

Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens won a split decision over Sam Stout in the lightweight division.

Matt Mitrione beat Kimbo Slice by TKO in Round 2. UFC boss Dana White also cut Kimbo from the roster, ending his UFC career with an Octagon record of 1-1.

Alan “The Talent” Belcher opened the pay-per-view with a submission win over Patrick Cote via rear naked choke in Round 2.

On the pre-show, Joe Doerksen defeated “Filthy” Tom Lawlor with a rear naked choke in the second round. Joey “The Mexicutioner” Beltran won a unanimous decision over Tim Hague.

John Salter beat Jason MacDonald by TKO at the 2:42 mark when “The Athlete” suffered an ankle injury.

The rest of the pre-show bouts took place in the welterweight division.  “The Irish Hand Grenade” Marcus Davis beat  Jonathan Goulet by TKO in the second round.

Mike “Joker” Guymon won a unanimous decision over Yoshiyuki Yoshida. Johny Hendricks remained undefeated with a majority decision over TJ Grant.

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