UFC 106 Results and Live Play-by-Play

Nov 21, 2009
Sherdog.com reports from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas with UFC 106 results and live play-by-play. In the main event, Former UFC light heavyweight champions Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin will do battle for a second time.

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George Sotiropoulos vs. Jason Dent
Round 1
Sotiropoulos is trying to get on the inside, but Dent keeps him at bay with punches. Dent scores with a nice jab followed by a good body shot. Sotiropoulos answers with a body shot and a three-punch combination. Sotiropoulos finally shoots halfway through the opening round and immediately tries to pass to side. Dent fends him off for a bit, but Sotiropoulos passes to side control and then mount. Dent gives up his back and gets pounded for it. With about 30 seconds left, Dent rolls to his back while Sotiropoulos continues the offensive until the horn sounds, ending the period. Sherdog.com scores the round 10-9 for Sotiropoulos.

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Sotiropoulos (top) vs. Dent.
Round 2
Dent opens the second period looking to bang. He pushes Sotiropoulos back and lands a good right hand. Sotiropoulos catches a kick and sweeps Dent’s plant leg, sending him to the mat. Landing in half guard, the Australian rolls Dent to his back in hopes of sinking his other hook, but Dent defends by turning into his opponent. Dent tries to get to his feet and is taken right back down. Sotiropoulos transitions to mount and pounds on Dent. He gives up the dominant position to go for the armbar. After rolling Dent over and securing the position, Sotiropoulos pulls his arm out and extends it, eliciting the tapout at 4:36 of round two.


Caol Uno vs. Fabricio Camoes
Round 1
Camoes blasts Uno with a right kick to the head that backs the southpaw into the cage. Camoes takes Uno the mat and transitions to north-south for a moment before Uno gets back to his feet. Camoes lurches forward with punches before taking him back to the mat. Standing in Uno’s guard, Camoes launches into his guard with a windmill right, but Uno uses the opportunity to stand back up. Camoes takes him back down and gets Uno’s back. He looks to have the rear-naked choke in deep, but Uno powers out. Camoes, on his back now, finds himself on the receiving end of Uno’s punches in the round’s closing seconds. He tries to adjust his hips, but Uno smashes him down as the horn sounds. Camoes takes the first round 10-9 on the Sherdog card.

Round 2
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Camoes (left) vs. Uno.
Camoes scores with a big overhand right and left-hook combo that he follows up with a takedown. Uno tries to work back to his feet and Camoes attempts a trip takedown. Uno avoids it and puts Camoes on his back. Uno, trying to ground-and-pound, takes an upkick from Camoes while he is on his knees. Referee Mario Yamasaki steps in and deducts a point from Camoes. Uno is ready to continue right away and the fight is restarted with him in Camoes' guard. Camoes escapes back to his feet and batters Uno with punches, with his left hook being the weapon of choice. Camoes shoots back in and gets reversed right away by Uno. Camoes gets back up with just 10 seconds left and blasts Uno with punches and an elbow. Round two is scored 9-9 with Camoes losing a point for the foul.

Round 3
Camoes is finding the mark with big punches early in the third. He cracks Uno with a succession of left hooks and straight-right hands. Uno clinches and drops for a double, but Camoes defends. Uno throws a low kick, but slips and Camoes lands a hard punch before he can get back to his feet. Camoes lands another left hook, it seems to land every time he throws it. Uno stems the tide with a takedown, landing in a visibly weary Camoes guard. The fighters trade shots on the ground, Uno with elbows and Camoes with upward hammerfists. Uno passes to side and then north-south before Camoes goes to his knees. Uno controls position as Camoes tries to get back to his feet. The round closes with Uno in control. Sherdog scores the round 10-9 for Caol Uno.

Official scores are 29-27 (Uno), 28-28 and 28-28 for a majority draw.

Brock Larson vs. Brian Foster
Round 1
Larson and Foster are feeling each other out to begin the welterweight bout. Larson charges forward and misses with a left hand, but drops and grabs a single-leg. Foster, balancing on one leg strikes Larson to the head as he tries to finish the takedown. Larson gets the match to the mat, but Foster goes right back to his feet and pounds Larson to the body with a left hand while standing in his guard. Foster takes mount for a moment and Larson pushes him off. Foster tries to reenter Larson’s guard and is kicked off of Larson who follows with left foot to the right side of Foster’s face. Referee Yves Lavigne steps in and deducts a point from Larson. The ringside physician checks out Foster and determines he is all right to continue. The fight restarts and the fighters clinch. Larson takes a front headlock and knees Foster while he had one hand on the ground. Lavigne steps in again and deducts another point. Foster is ready to go again and nothing of consequence happens in the closing seconds. Sherdog.com scores the round 10-7 for Foster with the two point deductions.

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Foster (left) vs. Larson.
Round 2
Larson is marked up above his right eye and cut on his nose to begin round two. Foster is picking him apart on the feet again in the second frame. Foster lands a spinning-back kick along the cage and follows with a spinning-back fist that just misses. Larson backs away and Foster is in hot pursuit. He throws another spinning-back fist that misses, but he still gets the clinch with Larson. He picks him up from a body lock and slams him to the mat before smashing him with punches and hammer fists. Larson retreated once he got to his feet, but Foster tracked him back down and landed a huge right hand as Larson shot in. He pounds on him with punches until Larson taps out at 3:25 of the second round.


Kendall Grove vs. Jake Rosholt
Round 1
Rosholt clinches and trips Grove to the canvas. Grove pops back up and defends the clinch with a trip of his own. Grove begins to work his right hand from the guard of Rosholt. The wrestler scrambles to his feet and gets the top position following a fast takedown. With 1:30 left in the opening frame, Rosholt advances to the mount position. Grove momentarily gives up his back, but gets to half guard for his effort. Grove uses nice footwork to get full guard. Grove slaps on an omaplata and transitions beautifully to a triangle choke. Rosholt taps quickly at 3:59 of round one.

Marcus Davis vs. Ben Saunders
Round 1
Saunders roughs Davis up with knees from the Thai plum and standard clinch. Davis is cut above his right eye. The fighters’ heads collide as Saunders moves forward, but neither fighter is damaged from the accidental clash. Saunders continues to work the body and head of Davis with knees from the clinch. Davis gets off the fence and throws leather in the center of the Octagon. Saunders again grabs a Thai plum and backs Davis up near the fence. A right knee to the chin knocks Davis out cold. Saunders adds a two punches on the floor for good measure before referee Josh Rosenthal steps in to save the sleeping fighter. The official time is 3:24 of the first.

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Amir Sadollah vs. Phil Baroni
Round 1
Baroni is all over Sadollah early with power punches to the ribs and face from both hands. Sadollah absorbs a ton of punishment but he stays calm and delivers knees to the chin from the Thai plum. The strategy appears to pay off as Baroni slows his assault and his buckle from a well-placed knee on the kisser. Sadollah keeps control of Baroni’s neck as he peppers his opponent’s body and chin with knees. Baroni looks fatigued against the fence, but he mans up for a quick single-leg takedown. Sadollah shows an offensive guard early. He works for an armbar that Baroni has none of. Sadollah kicks off and stands. He connects with Baroni’s head on a knee and a straight right. Baroni is bleeding from a cut above his left eye. Sadollah continues to land knees with little answer from Baroni.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Sadollah
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Baroni
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Sadollah

Round 2
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Sadollah (right) vs. Baroni.
Baroni’s pace has slowed ten fold. Sadollah senses it, and pounces with aggression in the form of knees and punches. Baroni leans against the fencing and eats a torrent of punishment. Baroni gets off the fence and delivers a hard right to the midsection. Sadollah moves Baroni back to the fence and unloads a standing-left elbow. Sadollah starts a nice striking combination with a low kick. He follows through with a knee to the body and a one-two. Baroni takes deep breaths at every opportunity while Sadollah keeps applying pressure. Baroni is completely out of gas, and Sadollah is picking him apart from the inside and outside with a wide range of punches, kicks and knees to the legs, body and head. The round ends with Baroni bleeding from the nose and above the left eye.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Sadollah
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Sadollah
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Sadollah

Round 3
Sadollah starts the final round just as he did the second period with hard low kicks. Baroni backs up to the fence and Sadollah unloads with three standing elbows that open up a gash on the forehead of the “New York Bad Ass.” Baroni’s energy is spent and Sadollah is just warming up. A knee to the chin floors Baroni: he stands right back up, only to take beating from both hands and a jumping knee by the “Ultimate Fighter” winner. Baroni finds a second wind and opens up with his hands. He absorbs a hard left kick to the body for the effort. Baroni is hurt and attempts a double-leg takedown to escape danger. Sadollah stuffs it and beats both fists off the head of his opponent as time expires.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-7 Sadollah (30-25 Sadollah)
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Sadollah (29-28 Sadollah)
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-8 Sadollah (30-26 Sadollah)

Official scores: 30-27, 30-27 and 29-28 for Sadollah, who takes the unanimous decision.

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Nogueira (right) vs. Cane.
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Luis Arthur Cane
Round 1
The Brazilians clash in the center of the Octagon. Grazing punches are landed by both fighters throughout the bout’s opening minute. Nogueira stings Cane with jab and a straight left. And another. A third lands clean. Cane retreats and Nogueira swarms. A knee to the body connects for Nogueira and a left-hook counter puts Cane on the canvas. Nogueira pounces with punches on the fallen fighter until referee Steve Mazzagatti halts the fight at the 1:56 mark of the opening stanza.



Paulo Thiago vs. Jacob Volkmann
Round 1
Thaigo bounces a head kick off the melon of Volkmann. Thiago gets inside control from the clinch and trips his prey to the canvas. Thiago lands directly in side control. Volkmann gets back to guard and uses the fence to back-crawl his way to his feet. The Brazilian works double underhooks against the fence and Volkmann defends with a whizzer. Thiago eventually drags his opponent to the floor. Thiago passes to mount, and Volkmann, bleeding from a cut on the nose, bucks his way to half guard. Thiago stands and Volkmann follows. The action slows for the next 60 seconds and the crowd lets the fighters hear it. Thiago answers with a three-punch combination that knocks Volkmann to the floor. He is saved by the bell, as he was clearly hurt.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Thiago
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Thiago
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Thiago

Round 2
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Thiago (top) vs. Volkmann.
Thaigo roughs Volkmann up with a punch-kick combination to start the second stage. Volkmann, clearly hurt, stands slow and Thiago does not capitalize. Volkmann retrieves his bearings and gets a takedown of his own. The wrestler pins Thiago against the fence and clips the head with several right hands. Thiago works to his feet and the fighters clinch against the fence. The action slows again and the fans are right on top of it with jeers. Volkmann stuffs a shot and controls Thiago from the top. Volkmann nearly advances to mount, but he unloads with both hands before the position is secured. Thiago reverses danger easily and ends up on top. Thiago engages with punches from the top and then stands. Thiago unloads a right hand and jumps into side control. The frame ends.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Thiago
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Volkmann
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Thiago

Round 3
Thaigo stays on the offensive and drops Volkmann with a right hand. Thiago stands over his fallen opponent and lands two hard right hands to the body. Volkmann fights his way to his feet. Volkmann shoots a single and Thiago has no trouble balancing on one leg and stopping the takedown. Volkmann tries it again and gets it. Thiago briefly gives up his back and then goes to half guard. Volkmann passes to side control and traps the left arm of Thiago. Volkmann strikes the head with his elbow and Thiago is completely trapped. The Brazilian bucks until his arm is free. Thiago takes the top position and Volkmann locks on a brabo choke from the bottom. He turns Thiago over and the hold is deep. Thiago frees his head and turns Volkmann over into side control. Thaigo batters the wrestler with punches and elbows until the horn sounds.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Volkmann (29-28 Thiago)
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Volkmann (29-28 Volkmann)
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Thiago (30-27 Thiago)

Official scores: 30-28 and 30-27 (twice) for the winner by unanimous decision, Paulo Thiago.

Josh Koscheck vs. Anthony Johnson
Round 1
Koscheck lands a left hook to get the action started. Johnson grazes his left foot off the head of Koscheck. Koscheck jabs and lands a straight right that snaps Johnson’s head back. Johnson backs Koshceck up against the fence. Koscheck shoots and lifts his opponent high into the air, but he isn’t able to finish the takedown. Johnson throws a knee while Koscheck is grounded and Referee Mario Yamasaki steps in. Replays show the knee doesn’t even touch the face of Koscheck, but he is given time to “recover.” A point is taken from Johnson. Action is resumed and Koscheck gets a takedown. Johnson gives his back but is able to get to his knees before the horn sounds.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-8 Koscheck
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-8 Koscheck
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-8 Koscheck

Round 2
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Koscheck vs. Johnson.
Johnson throws a left-hand lead and is accidentally poked in the eye by Koscheck. Yamasaki gives Johnson time to gather himself and action is resumed. Koshceck lands a head kick and pokes Johnson again. This time the replay is hard to watch as Koscheck’s finger jammed directly into the left eyeball of Johnson. The injured fighter takes a few minutes and once again the fight is back on. Johnson cracks Koscheck with a right hook and the fighters trade leather in the center of the cage. Koscheck pushes forward and gets a double leg. From the top in half guard, Koscheck slams elbows down on the left eye of Johnson. 90 seconds remain in the round and Koscheck continues to blast his foe with punches and elbows. Johnson’s nose is bleeding and Koscheck looks for an arm triangle. Johnson fights it off and Koscheck moves to the back. He locks in a rear-naked choke and Johnson taps out at the 4:47 mark.


Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin
Round 1
Griffin kicks the body and legs of Ortiz and misses several punches that fall short. Ortiz cracks Forrest with a straight right that followed a jab. Ortiz steps forward and takes Griffin down with a fast double. Ortiz elbows twice from the top and Griffin uses a kimura to stand. Ortiz now has Griffin in the clinch against the fencing, until their roles positions are reversed. Griffin fails on a trip and knees Ortiz twice in the midsection. Ortiz gets off the fence. Ortiz attacks and Griffin lights him up with a right hand. Ortiz shoots and Forrest easily steps away from it. The fighters trade sloppy punches. Griffin goes to the clinch and Ortiz throws open-handed smacks to both ears.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Griffin
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Griffin
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Griffin

Round 2
Griffin goes to work on the legs of Ortiz with low kicks. Ortiz catches a foot and finishes a single leg. Ortiz elbows with his left and throws punches with his right. Ortiz passes top half guard and Griffin uses the window to get to his feet. Both fighters miss sloppy right-hand leads. Griffin misses a “Superman” punch and then connects with a front kick to the face that ejects Ortiz’s mouthguard. Referee Josh Rosenthal calls time to retrieve the safety device and the fight is restarted. Ortiz gets a takedown and unloads a right hammerfist that Griffin checks. Ortiz begins to work punches from both hands, but Griffin is blocking and using head movement to avoid the blows. Ortiz lands an elbow and Griffin is a bloody mess. There is a massive cut above the right eye of Griffin. Rosenthal moves in for a closer look and Forrest sweeps to take the top position. The cut appears to be in a bad location.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Ortiz
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Ortiz
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Ortiz

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Round 3
Looking little worse for the wear following some superb work by his cutman, Griffin throws two lazy front kicks that miss. Griffin lands a low kick and begins to peeper Ortiz with his hands. Ortiz’s conditioning isn’t where it used to be after such a long layoff. Griffin is landing punches from both hands at will and Ortiz is just covering up. Griffin stuffs an Ortiz shot and commences work on the Californian’s nose. Ortiz has no answer for the jab and right hand. Griffin lands a clean left hook and a low kick. One minute remains in the contest. Griffin uses his jab to set up another snapping kick to Ortiz’s lead leg. Ortiz drops levels for a single-leg takedown and Griffin shrugs it off. Ortiz lands his best punch of the round in the bout’s final moments in the form of a right hand. Big round for Griffin.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Griffin (29-28 Griffin)
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Griffin (29-28 Griffin)
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Griffin (29-28 Griffin)

Official scores:
Glenn Trowbridge: 29-28 Ortiz
Lester Griffin: 30-27 Griffin
Marcos Rosales: 29-28 Griffin

Forrest Griffin takes the split decision.


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