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UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida – Toronto, Canada – Air Canada Centre - Dec. 10. 2011
Jon Jones added to his sterling resume as UFC light heavyweight champion with a win over Lyoto Machida at UFC 140.
Jones succeeded in his second title defense, beating “The Dragon” by technical submission to a guillotine choke in Round 2.
Frank Mir broke the arm of Antonio Rodrigo “Big Nog” Noguiera, who refused to tap out to a kimura. The referee stopped the fight at 3:38, as Big Nog was unable to avenge a previous loss to Mir.
Little Nog (Antonio Rogerio Noguiera) had a much better night than his twin brother, defeating Tito Ortiz by TKO at the 3:15 mark.
Brian Ebersole defeated Claude Patrick by split decision.
Chan Sung Jung opened the PPV by defeating Mark Hominick by TKO in just seven seconds.
ION TV aired four preliminary fights. Costas Philippou knocked out Jared Hamman in 3 minutes, 11 seconds. Dennis “Superman” Hallman beat John Makdessi with a rear naked choke in just under three minutes.
Igor Pokrajac knocked out “The Polish Experiment” Krzysztof Soszynski in 35 seconds. Yves Jabouin won a split decision over Walel “The Gazelle” Watson.
On the Facebook prelims, Mark Bocek won a unanimous decision over Nik Lentz.
Jake Hecht debuted with a TKO win over Rich Attonito in Round 2. John Cholish beat Mitch Clarke, also on a second-round TKO.