Friday, August 30, 2019

UFC 119: Welcome to Indiana

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UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop – Indianapolis, Ind. – Conseco Fieldhouse – Sept. 25, 2010

Frank Mir knocked out Mirko Cro Crop in the main event of UFC 119.

In the UFC’s first trip to Indiana, former heavyweight champion Mir used a knee strike and a flurry of punches to beat the Croatian legend in the final minute of the fight.

In the co-main event, Ryan Bader remained undefeated with a unanimous decision over Antonio Rogerio Noguiera.

Chris “Lights Out” Lytle beat former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra by unanimous decision.

Former UFC lightweight champion “The Muscle Shark” Sean Sherk beat Evan Dunham by split decision.

“The Young Assassin” Melvin Guillard won the PPV opener over Jeremy Stephens by unanimous decision.

On the Spike TV preliminary fights, Matt Mitrione stayed unbeaten with a unanimous decision over Joey Beltran. CB Dollaway beat Joe Doerksen by submission with a guillotine choke.

In the early prelims, hometown hero Sean McCorkle forced Mark Hunt to tap out to an armbar in 63 seconds, as both men made their Octagon debuts.

Thiago Tavares defeated the debuting Pat Audinwood with a guillotine choke at the 3:47 mark. TJ Grant beat Julio Paulino by unanimous decision. Waylon Lowe won a split decision over Steve Lopez.

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