UFC 114 Results & Live Play-by-Play

May 29, 2010
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Jesse Forbes vs. Ryan Jensen
Round 1
The fighters trade bombs at the bell at Jensen is hurt by a left hook. Jensen returns fire and connects with a right hand. The fighters scramble from the clinch and Jensen locks on a guillotine. Forbes can’t escape and is forced to tap at 1:37 of the opening frame, giving Jensen the submission victory.

Aaron Riley vs. Joe Brammer
Round 1
Brammer storms out with a knee to the stomach and a right-left combo. Riley clinches. Brammer lands two knees to the body. They separate. Brammer throws a kick to the body and Riley catches it. Riley misses the trip and they separate again. Riley misses a flurry and clinches, forcing Brammer into the cage. They exchange meager knees. Riley just misses slamming Brammer as his balance is great. They step back and exchange punches. Riley misses a massive left hook and again forces his opponent into the fence.Riley inadvertently digs his right foot into Brammer's groin. He's okay and the fight resumes moments later. Not much action with under a minute left. Riley just misses a head kick and then digs a hard left kick into Brammer's side. Very close round. 10-9 Riley.

Round 2
The two lightweights measure each other and take turns missing punches and kicks. A hard low kick by Riley followed by a thunderous left kick to the body. Brammer is keeping his distance. Brammer seems tentative now, and is not committing to his strikes. Riley pushes his foe against the cage halfway through the period. The sparse crowd is starting to get restless. Riley lands two knees that set up a sweep. Riley lands in Brammer's half guard. Brammer quickly pulls to full guard. Brammer switches to butterfly guard, but misses the armbar. Riley scrambles out and they're back up. Riley misses a left hook and is clipped by a right. He stumbles away, but he's okay. Brammer takes his back standing at the horn. 10-9 Riley.

Round 3
Brammer lands two low kicks right away. Riley delivers a push kick and Brammer stumbles to his back. He's up. They exchange blows and Riley loses his footing, forcing Brammer to charge and get sucked into full guard. They scramble up and Riley again pins him into the cage. Riley works quickly and slams Brammer down into side control. There's not much to be foundfor Riley and Brammer explodes back to his feet. Brammer clips Riley with a knee to the head. Riley pins him into the cage with just under two minutes left. Riley again drags brammer to the canvas. Brammer needs a sub or a KO to win. Brammer stands again after a scramble. Very little action from either man in the closing moments. Brammer lands a glancing head kick but it's too late. 10-9 Riley.

Official scores: 30-27 for Riley on all three scorecards.

Luis Arthur Cane vs. Cyrille Diabate
Round 1
A hard left low kick by Diabate lands right away. Cane is throwing bombs and missing. Diabate digs a nasty kick to the body. A left hand rocks Diabate and he's down; Cane dives in for the finish. Diabate pulls guard and weathers the storm. Diabate explodes and scrambles up to his feet. They exchange, but Diabate is keeping a perfect distance. A left stings Cane. A right hurts him. Cane comes in and eats a perfect left-right combo and he's flat on his back. Diabate jumps on him and referee Herb Dean stops it immediately before more damage is inflicted. The official time of the stoppage is 2:13 of the round.

Melvin Guillard vs. Waylon Lowe
Round 1
Lowe misses a takedown after clipping Guillard with a wild left hook. Guillard stuffs a double leg, but Lowe scoops him well above his head for a slam. Guillard defends well and lands on his feet. Lowe quickly slams him down and Guillard springs back up. Lowe forces Guillard into the cage. Guillard lands a hard knee. Big left knee to the head drops Lowe, but he seems okay. Lowe can't score the takedown midway through the frame and they separate. Lowe is stalking Guillard. Lowe shoots in and Guillard stuffs the double leg and delivers a brutal knee to the body. Lowe crumpled over onto his knees and gloves. Guillard pounces and lands two right hands as referee Yves Lavigne quickly halts the action. The official time of the stoppage is 3:28 of the first round.

Efrain Escudero vs. Dan Lauzon
Round 1
Lauzon fires a left hook that graces the head of Escudero. Lauzon follows with a still low kick and a head kick that is blocked. Escudero pumps his jab and Lauzon, fighting in a Southpaw stance, checks him with a left-hand lead. Lauzon jumps with a right hook and Escudero ties him up and connects with knees from the Thai plum against the fence. Lauzon’s knees buckle, but he’s fine. Escudero is reaching for a single as he presses Lauzon against the fencing. The fighters move away from the cage and Lauzon has a kick to the body blocked. Escudero is bleeding from a small cut near the nose above his left eye. The blood is working its way into the eye, so it may become an issue for his vision. Escudero pumps a double jab and lands a low kick. Lauzon answers with another head kick that is blocked. Lauzon lowers his head and fires a one-two that falls short. Escudero kicks the groin and the fighters touch gloves.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Escudero
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Escudero
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Escudero

Round 2
Escudero attacks the lead leg of his opponent with kicks early in round two. Escudero backs his prey up to the fence with a right hand that scores. Escudero pounces and grabs the Thai plum, where lands several hard jumping knees. Escudero lets his foe off the fence and Lauzon shoots a double that is stuffed. Lauzon has double underhooks as he presses Escudero into the cage. He lets him off and the fighters return to the center of the cage. Lauzon lands a front kick to the body and seems to be gassed out. Escudero is stalking his foil as Lauzon puts his back fence against the cage and circles away. Escudero applies pressure with knees and low kicks that are getting through. Escudero lands a right hook. Escudero is bouncing on his toes and he trips an off-balanced Lauzon to the floor. Referee Josh Rosenthal stands him and the action resumes and Escudero lands a low kick and a right hand. Escudero fails on a single at the bell.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Escudero
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Escudero
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Escudero

Round 3
Again Escudero starts a round with low kicks. Lauzon -- perhaps aware that he is down on the scorecards -- looks for a knockout blow with each punch, but is well out of range to score. Lauzon steps forward with a right hand and Escudero counters with a straight right that finds the chin. Lauzon lands a right hand and Escudero moves him to the fence. Escudero connects with a right hook to the temple and backs away to the center of the Octagon. Lauzon checks to see how much time is remaining on the clock. It reads 2:30. Escudero whiffs on a head kick and then glances the right thigh with his toes on a low kick. Escudero is looking to be aggressive as he attempts a spinning-back kick that misses. One minute remains and Escudero shuffles his feet in Ali fashion. The crowd boos the physical statement. Escudero goes back to work on the right leg of Lauzon with a low kick. Escudero turns up the pressure and blasts the other leg. He tries it again and blasts Lauzon directly on the cup. Lauzon is given time to recover and a point is deducted from Escudero. The fight is resumed and both men jump into a slugfest. Lauzon got the best of the exchange.

Jordan Breen scores the round 9-9 Escudero (29-27 Escudero)
Tomas Rios scores the round 9-9 Escudero (29-27 Escudero)
Mike Fridley scores the round 9-9 Escudero (29-27 Escudero)

All three official judges agree with scores of 29-27 across the board, giving Escudero the unanimous decision.

Amir Sadollah vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Round 1
Both fighters score with a low kick in the opening seconds. Kim trips Sadollah to the canvas and begins to work from half guard. Kim is trying to setup and arm triangle, but the former “Ultimate Fighter” winner is defending perfectly. Kim gives up the hold and Sadollah gets to full guard. Kim is posturing and throwing his left at the chin. Kim passes to half and Sadollah uses his left hand to push the right leg back into guard. Kim scores with two left elbows. Again Kim passes on the right side into half. Sadollah has a near sweep, but the South Korean is game. Kim keeps his position following a brief scramble and scores again with his left hand. Kim gets to half and sees a leg submission coming. Sadollah goes to guard and Kim passes and takes his opponent’s back in a scramble. Kim has both hooks and control of the right arm. Time expires in the round.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Kim
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Kim
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Kim

Round 2
Sadollah grazes a head kick and is taken down by a slick single leg. Kim passes to side control. Kim isolates the right arm of Sadollah and then goes to work on the left arm. Kim traps the left wrist under his right knee, but Sadollah scrambles to his feet before Kim can catch him with punches. Sadollah lands a knee as soon as he stands and Kim catches the foot on a second try. Kim holds the position patiently and slowly trips Sadollah back to the floor. 2:15 remains in the round. Sadollah elbows from his back and Kim passes as soon as Sadollah looks to get offensive with his legs. Kim is trying to pass to mount from half guard. A few boos sounds out from the seats, but this has been a technical battle. Kim traps Sadollah’s left hand behind his head, creating a triangle. Sadollah escapes danger, but gives up mount in the process. The horn signals the end of round two.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Kim
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Kim
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Kim

Round 3
Sadollah misses on a head kick. Sadollah fires a straight-right hand and Kim beautifully drops levels under it to score a single-leg takedown. Sadollah goes high with his hips and Kim passes. Kim moves to mount from half guard. Sadollah gets back to half guard and is greeted by a sharp right elbow on the forehead. Sadollah nearly kicks Kim off, but the South Korean is all over him with tight positioning. Sadollah goes high with his hips again in search of a triangle. Kim sees it coming and has no problems using the window to pass guard. Kim gets on his opponent’s back, but Sadollah fights to get to his feet and makes it. Sadollah lands a jumping knee to the face before being taken back down. Sadollah springs back up and he knows he needs a knockout to prevail. Kim connects with a standing elbow and the fatigues Sadollah lands a knee to the body.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Kim (30-27 Kim)
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Kim (30-27 Kim)
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Kim (30-27 Kim)

The official judges agree and award Kim with a unanimous decision win with scores of 30-27 across the board.

Diego Sanchez vs. John Hathaway
Round 1
Sanchez connects with two straight lefts and a right hook from a southpaw stance before dropping levels for a single. Hathaway defends it against the cage as Sanchez stresses to complete the takedown. He gives it up and then secures a quick single. Hathaway bounces right back to his feet and takes the center of the cage. Hathaway lands a stiff low kick to Sanchez’s right leg. A right hand clips the chin of Sanchez. Hathaway goes right back to the right leg with a kick. Hathaway floors Sanchez with a right knee. It was crisp and Sanchez is hurt. Hathaway swarms with punches to the head and body and Sanchez recovers. Hathaway is dropping right elbows on the face. Sanchez is lucky to have not been cut in the assault. Hathaway lands left-handed hammerfists and a huge elbow. Hathaway is teeing off and Sanchez is just holding on. Hathaway lands two more elbows and then he goes to Sanchez’s body. Elbows strike the face and ribs of Sanchez. Sanchez throws an illegal kick to the face from his back, but it doesn’t land. Referee Herb Dean warns Sanchez for the foul.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-8 Hathaway
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-8 Hathaway
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-8 Hathaway

Round 2
Hathaway picks up where he left off as he lands a one-two combo on Sanchez’s chin. The pace slows as Sanchez has become tentative. Hathaway misses a jump knee and Sanchez gets in a rushing right hand. Sanchez gets a single against the cage and begins to work from the top position. Hathaway uses his back against the cage to “crawl” to his feet. Sanchez wants no part of it, and drops for a single on the left leg. Hathaway stuffs it and lands a right hand. Sanchez fires a telegraphed left-hand lead. Hathaway is moving well on his feet as Sanchez is telegraphic every punch. Hathaway blasts Sanchez with a straight right. And another. Hathaway lands a knee to the body and a grazing right hand at the horn.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Hathaway
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-10
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Hathaway

Round 3
The third round shows a different pace for the first two minutes as both men are cautious to pull the trigger. Sanchez clips Hathaway with a right hand and then has a single-leg stuffed. A right hand from Hathaway finds the chin of Sanchez. The season one TUF champion connects with a right hand and fails on a trip attempt. Hathaway lands two left hooks over the right jab of Sanchez. Sanchez gets hit with a right to the temple and thrown into the fencing as time runs in the 170-pound duel.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Hathaway (30-26 Hathaway)
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Hathaway (30-27 Hathaway)
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Hathaway (30-26 Hathaway)

The official scorecards read 30-27 (twice) and 30-26 for the winner by unanimous decision, John Hathaway.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Jason Brilz
Round 1
Brilz misses a low kick and Nogueira connects with the left thigh of his opponent. Nogueira knees the body and shucks off a single leg. Again Nogueira crushes Brilz with a knee to the body. The crowd appreciates the impact. Brilz looks like he’s had enough of the standing game, so he attempts a single and secures it. Brilz lands a few punches from the top and briefly takes his opponent’s back in a scramble. Brilz connects with an elbow and passes to half guard. Brilz nearly gets to knee-on-belly, but he can’t clear his trapped foot in half guard. Nogueira sneaks out the back door and stands to his feet after briefly hoping on Brilz’s back. Brilz presses Nogueira into the fence, but he can’t keep him there. 30 seconds remain in the period. Nogueira paws out his right jab and glances the chin with a right hand.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Brilz
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Nogueira
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Brilz

Round 2
Brilz catches a low kick and takes Nogueira down. The Brazilian transitions into a guillotine and Brilz pulls his head free. Nogueira sweeps and Brilz locks on a guillotine of his own. It’s tight. Nogueira rolls and he’s in trouble. Referee Yves Lavigne looks like he’s about to stop the bout, but backs away when Nogueira signals that he didn’t tap. Lavigne does not disturb the position. Nogueira stays patient and eventually escapes the hold. Brilz works for another guillotine, but Nogueira is in side control. Brilz lets go and makes it to his feet. Brilz scores with a right hand on Nogueira’s chin. Nogueira steps out of a single attempt and gets cracked with a right hand. Nogueira steps forward and attempts to knee the face. Brilz unloads with a right and left hand that hurt Nogueira. Instead of pouncing, Brilz smiles at his opponent. Time runs out and the fighters touch gloves before going to their corner.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Brilz
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Brilz
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Brilz

Round 3
Brilz ducks under a right hand and secures a single-leg takedown. Nogueira sweeps and lands some punches from the top. Brilz stands and shoots, and Nogueira is warned for holding the shorts while defending. Nogueira steps away and sprawls on another Brilz shot. Nogueira works a brabo choke from the top and Brilz escapes. Nogueira stands and connects with a knee to the body. Brilz is showing signs of fatigue as his shot has slowed greatly. Nogueira moves from the sprawl position directly to a crucifix. Nogueira hits the head and Brilz frees himself. Nogueira sweeps again before the bell to take the round, but was it enough to take the fight?

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Nogueira (29-28 Brilz)
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Nogueira (29-28 Nogueira)
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Nogueira (29-28 Brilz)

Nogueira takes a split decision with scores of 29-28 (twice) and 28-29. The crowd boos the decision.

Todd Duffee vs. Mike Russow
Round 1
Duffee comes out firing at the bell. Duffee lands a right hand and bullies Russow along the fence. Duffee rocks his opponent with a right uppercut. Russow collapses and Duffee lights him up with punches. Russow stands and grazes a right hand off the chin. Duffee is jabbing and winging a straight right behind it. Duffee lands another clean right hand and Russow is showing what his chin is made of. Russow continues to come forward looking no worse for the wear. Duffee clips his foil with another right hand. Duffee connects again with his jab, but it’s more of a pushing motion than a snapping blow. Duffee connects with an uppercut that gets the fans going. Duffee throws a head kick that is easily blocked and wings an overhand right at the horn.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-8 Duffee
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-8 Duffee
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Duffee

Round 2
Duffee uses good head movement to dodge a right hand and deliver a crisp right-hand counter. Duffee lands a hard uppercut that snaps Russow’s head back. Russow scores with a right hand and it just makes Duffee mad. Duffee throws a right-hand lead from a strange angle and follows it with an uppercut. The angles that Duffee are creating from a far range are giving Russow fits. Duffee’s pace starts to slow a bit. He’s used a lot of energy throwing power punches primarily. Russow winds up on a right-hand haymaker and Duffee ducks under and scores with a counter left. Russow lands two sloppy jabs and the crowd starts to boo the action at the 30-second mark. Duffee is bouncing on his toes, but he’s lost some steam and it shows in his punching form. The horn sounds and boos shower the cage.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Duffee
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Duffee
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Duffee

Round 3
Duffee lowers his base and connects with an uppercut. Russow’s chin has held up through 16 minutes in the cage. Russow drops levels for a single and Duffee has none of it. Russow is struggling with the reach of his opponent. He comes forward and Duffee is counter punching at a safe distance. Duffee drops down again to set up an uppercut and Russow lands a clean right hand on the temple. He follows with another and referee Josh Rosenthal is forced to save Todd Duffee at the 2:35 mark of round three.

Michael Bisping vs. Dan Miller
Round 1
An aggressive staredown unfolds as Bisping gets face-to-face with his opponent during referee Steve Mazzagatti’s final instructions. Miller starts the contest with a right-hand lead that falls short. Bisping then absorbs a kick to the groin and time is called. Bisping says he’s OK and the fight is resumed. Miller counters a right hand with a stiff uppercut that catches Bisping flush. Bisping lazily throws a head kick that misses. Bisping hasn’t found a comfortable range at the midway point of the opening round; all of his strikes seem to fall just short of their target. Bisping connects with a double jab and Miller kicks his legs in return. Bisping connects with a counter-right hand as Miller attacked with a one-two punching combination. Miller goes to the body with a right hand and Bisping clips him with a straight right. Bisping again finds success with a counter right hand.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Bisping
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Bisping
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Bisping

Round 2
Low kicks are traded effectively throughout the opening minute of round two. Bisping lands a clean right hand as Miller gets over aggressive. He does it again as Miller steps too close without throwing straight punches. Miller kicks Bisping on the cup, but Bisping is fine. They touch gloves and resume boxing. Bisping sneaks in a right hand and Miller chases him to land a hard low kick. Bisping setsup a straight right with a jab. The punch is flush and Miller shakes it off. Miller is rubbing his right eye and Bisping is outclassing him with the hands. Again a Bisping right catches Miller clean on the chin. The right eye of Miller continues to be an issue; he can’t stop rubbing it. Bisping lands a left hook and misses a head kick. Miller lands a right hook at the horn.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Bisping
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Bisping
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Bisping

Round 3
Miller lands his best of the fight as a right hook slams the chin. Bisping retreats looking weary, and then blasts Miller with a one two. Miller has no answer for Bisping’s right hand. He’s landing it in repetition. Miller gets the first takedown of the fight with 2:45 remaining. Bisping is working a closed guard from the bottom. Bisping gets to the cage and uses his back against the fence to stand. Miller sneaks in a right kick to the body and Bisping again clips his prey with a right hand. Miller rushes in for a single and Bisping stops it in its tracks. Bother fighters land clean at the 15 second mark. The middleweights trade punches for the duration of the round, but nothing lands square.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Bisping (30-27 Bisping)
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Bisping (30-27 Bisping)
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Bisping (30-27 Bisping)

Official scores: 30-27 (twice) and 29-28 for Bisping, the winner of a unanimous decision.

Quinton Jackson vs. Rashad Evans
Round 1
Evans catches Jackson with a right hand. Jackson stumbles to the fence and recovers as he ties up his rival. Jackson knees the body from the inside as Evans pushes him against the fence. Evans hits the body with his left hand and drops for a single that is easily defended by Jackson. Evans tries to trip Jackson to the floor and referee Herb Dean steps in to restart the fighters in the center of the Octagon. Jackson opens up with his hands and Evans smoothly drops levels for a powerful, driving takedown against the fence. Evans lands directly into side control, but Jackson is able to get to half guard. Jackson uses his back against the cage to stand and eats a right hand in the process. Jackson throws Evans around a bit with a whizzer, but he can’t get off the fence. Dean asks for action as the fighters fight for position against the fencing. Dean acts and separates the men with 20 seconds left. Jackson sprawls on a shot and Jackson unloads his hands at the horn, though nothing lands.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Evans
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Evans
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Evans

Round 2
Evans avoids a punching flurry to tie up with Jackson against the cage. Jackson has neck control and Evans backs away. Evans rushes right back in to clinch against the fence. The crowd is unappreciative of the technique. Dean asks for action as Rashad leans on his opponent. Dean moves the fighters to the center of the Octagon. Jackson jabs and then hesitates to throw his right hand behind it as Evans is long gone. Evans is using excellent footwork to stay away from Jackson’s power. Evans moves forward and lands an uppercut before going back to the fence in the clinch. Again boos are heard from the crowd. Evans engages in a hand battle for wrist control and then drops down for a double. Jackson sees it coming and gets out of harm’s way.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-10
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-9 Jackson
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Evans

Round 3
A minute passes before the fighters engage. The crowd is furious and Jackson is patiently cutting off the cage. Jackson traps Evans and floors him with a right hand. Jackson pounces and lands heavy leather and an elbow on the face of Evans. Dean looks like he’s close to stopping it, but he wisely lets the fight unfold. Evans gets a grip of the situation and ties up his opponent. Evans uses nice leg work from guard to get to his feet. Evans gets a powerful single-leg takedown and he’s in a good position to work from half guard. Evans peppers the face of Jackson with right hands. Jackson turns his back and gets to his feet, only to be taken back down. Evans lands punches with his left hand as Jackson again turns his back in an effort to stand. Jackson makes it to his feet and lands a knee to the body before time runs out.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Jackson (29-29 Draw)
Tomas Rios scores the round 10-10 (29-29 Draw)
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Evans (30-27 Evans)

Official scores: 30-27 (twice) and 29-28 for the winner by unanimous decision, Rashad Evans.

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