UFC 115 Results & Live Play-by-Play

Jun 12, 2010
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Mike Pyle vs. Jesse Lennox
Round 1
The fighters trade kicks to the body and legs through the first part of the frame. The crowd is not appreciative of the bout and starts to shower the Octagon with boos. Lennox connects with a knee to the body and looks to score a takedown, but he doesn't pull the trigger. Lennox starts to tee off but slips and Pyle pounds him. Lennox is on his back and Pyle locks up guillotine. Lennox escapes with about 15 seconds left and rides out the round. 10-9 Pyle.

Round 2
Lennox and Pyle scramble. Pyle goes to work on kimura as Lennox defends. Lennox gets free, but Pyle takes the top position. Pyle works some minor ground-and-pound before Lennox rises to get back to his feet. Pyle tries to put him back down, but Lennox scores a takedown of his own. Pyle tries to roll free and Lennox holds onto his back and the round comes to a close. Sherdog scores the round 10-9 for Pyle.

Round 3
Lennox is looking to score with big shots, but Pyle is content to circle away. Lennox lands a nice right but Pyle shrugs it off. Lennox bullies Pyle against the cage and blasts him with a left-hook, straight-right combo. Pyle shoves him off and takes the center of the cage and taunts him. Lennox then leaps in with a series of big punches that puts Pyle on the canvas. Pyle went right to work from his back and locks up a triangle choke that forces Lennox to tap out at 4:44 of the final round.

Ricardo Funch vs. Claude Patrick
Round 1
Patrick clinches up to start things off and Funch momentarily staves him off before succumbing to the takedown. Funch tries to move his leg around Patrick's head and clips him, drawing a warning from referee Tony Williamson. On the restart Patrick hammers Funch with a nice elbow. He postures back up and fires again. Patrick, standing in Funch's guard, bounced his head off the canvas with a stiff left. Patrick locks up a guillotine with about 20 seconds left and passes to mount, but Funch wriggles free at the horn. First round goes to Patrick 10-9 on the Sherdog scorecard.

Round 2
Patrick goes right back to the clinch to open the second. Funch tries to fight him off for over a minute, but Patrick jumps to guard with a tight guillotine and elicits the tapout at 1:48 of the second frame.

James Wilks vs. Peter Sobotta
Round 1
The fighters trade pawing shots before Sobotta puts Wilks on his back with a takedown. Wilks dodges some shots and hooks up an armbar that Sobotta barely escapes. Wilks gets back to his feet and clinches up with Sobotta, slowing things down a bit. He then pulls guard and nearly sinks a gogoplata, but Sobotta retreats from danger by standing up. The round closes and Sherdog scores the period 10-9 for Wilks.

Round 2
Sobotta comes out firing in the second but Wilks stymies him by clinching. Wilks gets off a good flurry and then knees to the inside of Sobotta's thighs after they clinch back up. Wilks just pushes a weary Sobotta to the mat, landing in mount, but Sobotta re-applies his guard. Wilks and Sobotta both try for submissions, but it is Wilks who gets the better position after rolling Sobotta over with a guillotine. He couldn't sink the choke and both fighters got back to their feet at the horn. Round two goes to Wilks 10-9.

Round 3
More sloppy trading to open the final round. Off of a scramble, Wilks takes top position and looks to work an armlock. Sobotta reverses and takes his back. Sobotta has a tight body triangle and is working for a rear-naked choke. Wilkes defends well and shakes the hooks loose and turns into Sobotta before settling into his guard with about one minute left. Wilks works some half-hearted ground-and-pound up to the final horn. Sherdog scores the round 10-9 for Wilkes.

The official scores are 30-27, 30-28 and 30-27 for Wilks, who takes the unanimous decision.

David Loiseau vs. Mario Miranda
Round 1
Miranda rushes out and grabs Loiseau around the waist and slams him to the mat from behind. Miranda sets up in half-guard and elbows "The Crow" until he can get full guard. Miranda picks up loiseau and shuffles him up against the cage. Loiseau, sporting a nice mouse under his right eye flips to his knees and gets back to his feet. Miranda clinches and knees to the midsection while Loiseau just holds on. After being broken due to a lack of action Miranda leaps in with a nice shot while Loiseau just clinches back up. The round closes with the two clinging along the cage. Sherdog scores the frame 10-9 for Miranda.

Round 2
It looks like someone woke up Loiseau between rounds. He opens the second looking to trade. He catches Miranda with a couple shots, but the Matt Hume-trained fighter gets a takedown and starts to abuse Loiseau with punches from the top. Miranda passes to side control and then takes Loiseau's back. He smashes him with strikes that open "The Crow" up. He is bleeding profusely as Miranda pounds away from his back. Miranda elbows and elbows and elbows a prone Loiseau until Williamson finally decides to intervene. Miranda takes home the TKO win at 4:07 of the second round.

Mac Danzig vs. Matt Wiman
Round 1
Wiman starts the bout with a low kick and Danzig answers with a short punching flurry. Wiman throws his hands and a body kick is caught by Danzig, who drags him to the floor. Danzig steps out of a leg lock and begins to work from his opponent’s guard. Wiman locks on a guillotine and leans back to finish. Danzig scrambles and Wiman rolls him over and has the choke in mount. Wiman tells referee Yves Lavigne that his foe is out. Lavigne steps in to halt the bout and it’s a huge mistake. Danzig was still fighting the choke. The official time is 1:45 of round one. Danzig rightfully protests and it looks for a moment that the bout will be restarted in the same position, but the end call was made and that’s that.

Tyson Griffin vs. Evan Dunham
Round 1
Dunham lands a left kick to the body. Griffin lowers his base and connects with a right and a left hook. Griffin goes to work on the lead leg of the southpaw. Dunham drops levels for a single and grabs hold of the left leg of his opponent. Griffin hops on one leg to defend while peppering the face of Dunham with right-handed uppercuts. Dunham lets go and grazes the top of Griffin’s head with a straight-left lead. Dunham is getting left-hand lead happy and Griffin times the next blow to sneak a right hand in. Dunham sets his next left hand up with a jab and gets results as it smacks the chin. Griffin is looking to counter punch, but he gets sucked in to far and Dunham trips him to the canvas. Dunham has Griffin’s back with a single hook. Dunham drags Griffin to the floor and secures his second hook. With a minute left in the round, Dunham works for a rear-naked choke and Griffin fights off the hands while punching backwards to the head. Dunham returns fire with his right hand and locks on a body triangle. Dunham lets it go only to secure it again at the bell.

Jordan Breen scores the round: 10-9 Dunahm
TJ De Santis scores the round: 10-9 Dunham
Mike Fridley scores the round: 10-9 Dunham

Round 2
Griffin gets a little wild with his right hand and Dunham catches a single for a successful takedown. Griffin works a guillotine from the bottom as Dunham expertly defends and escapes. Dunham crossfaces from half guard and then transitions to a brabo choke. Griffin defends perfectly and holds on to the right arm whiles using it to stand. Griffin lands a right hand before being taken back down by Dunham. Dunham quickly moves to his prey’s back with both hooks. Dunham sinks the right arm under the chin and Griffin reacts by fighting off both hands. Dunham switches hands and goes for the choke with his left hand. Griffin explodes up and stands with Dunham still on his back with a body triangle. Griffin crashes downward and faceplants Dunham. Griffin stands again with Dunham on his back. Time expires before he is able to repeat the slam.

Jordan Breen scores the round: 10-9 Dunahm
TJ De Santis scores the round: 10-9 Dunham
Mike Fridley scores the round: 10-9 Dunham

Round 3
Griffin knows he likely needs a finish to win or a 10-8 round to draw, so he comes out firing. Dunham accepts the challenge and answers back with a punching flurry. Neither man lands clean. Dunham fails on a shot and misses a jumping knee. Griffin drops for a single and Dunham sprawls and stuffs against the cage. Now back in the center of the Octagon, Griffin lands a stinging right hook. Dunham steps forward and lands two crisp kicks to the body. Griffin catches the second, and tries to trip Dunham down, but the undefeated fighter ends up on the Randy Couture-trained lightweight’s back again. Dunham is controlling tightly from the back with both hooks. The crowd grows restless as Dunham works for the rear-naked choke for 90 seconds. Griffin stands and Dunham is on his back with a body triangle. Dunham, unable to get the choke, squeezes the face with both hands as the crowd boos. Griffin tries to slam Dunham to the floor, but there’s no impact and Dunham is still on his back as the horn sounds.

Jordan Breen scores the round: 10-9 Dunahm (30-27 Dunham)
TJ De Santis scores the round: 10-9 Dunham (30-27 Dunham)
Mike Fridley scores the round: 10-9 Dunham (30-27 Dunham)

Official scores: 29-28 Griffin, 30-27 and 29-28 for Dunham, who takes a lopsided split decision, if there is such a thing.

Carlos Condit vs. Rory MacDonald
Round 1
MacDonald catches a kick at the bell and trips Condit to the canvas. MacDonald backs away and tells Condit to stand. The former WEC welterweight champion obliges, and stands to get clipped with a right hand. MacDonald drops levels and secures a powerful single-leg takedown in the center of the Octagon. Condit grabs his own left foot and works briefly from the rubber guard. MacDonald backs away from the position and gets hit with two elbows from Condit. MacDonald stands and Condit follows. Condit lands a right hand. MacDonald rocks his opponent with a right hand, as Condit stumbles back to the fence. Condit recovers and jumps for a flying knee at the same moment that MacDonald was attempting the same technique. Neither man lands. The fighters trade front kicks and Condit sneaks in a hard low kick to MacDonald’s right leg. Condit’s nose is bleeding at the 40-second mark. MacDonald catches a kick, but he can’t trips Condit down. MacDonald catches a nice single right before the horn as Condit closed in to punch with his right.

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

Round 2
MacDonald grazes Condit with a right-hook, left-hook combo. Condit clinches and MacDonald trips him to the canvas. Condit gets to his feet and lands a front kick to the midsection. Condit gets a takedown as MacDonald loses his balance, but he can’t keep the top position as MacDonald sweeps him. Condit gets to his feet only to be lit up by a MacDonald one two. Condit goes to the clinch and lands a knee to the belly. MacDonald answers with his hands and he clips the former champion with a right hand. Condit lands two kicks to the body and then gets careless: He throws a crane kick, a spinning back fist and a jumping knee and MacDonald planted him with a teep kick to the chest as time expires.

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

Round 3
MacDonald catches a low kick and roughs Condit up against the fencing with a knee and punches. MacDonald lands clean and Condit drills him with a right hand. MacDonald is hurt. He shoots for a single and Condit takes the top position on the floor. Elbows open up the face of MacDonald and he’s dripping blood the canvas from a cut near his left eye. Condit has taken all the momentum as he continues to land elbows from the top. There’s a huge mouse around MacDonald’s right eye, but he manages to stand. A standing elbow hurts MacDonald and again he shoots. Condit gets on top of the damaged fighter and mounts while throwing punches and elbows. MacDonald is now bleeding heavily from his nose with one minute remaining in the fight. Condit stands and kicks the legs. Condit dives in to engage his opponent on the floor. Condit brutalizes MacDonald with a right hand. Hammerfists rain down and referee Kevin Dornan steps in with under 10 seconds remaining. The crowd boos the timing of the stoppage. The official time is 4:53 of round three.

In his post-fight interview, MacDonald calls the stoppage just and fair.

Ben Rothwell vs. Gilbert Yvel
Round 1
Rothwell jumps all over Yvel from the opening bell with a straight right. Rothwell backs the Dutch striker up against the fence and trips him to the canvas. Rothwell moves from side control to the mount after escaping a guillotine. Yvel immediately bucks him off and begins to punch from the top. Rothwell gets a double and drags Yvel back to the floor. Rothwell punches the head and mounts. Rothwell goes back to side control, where he goes to the Salaverry position. Rothwell lands a few elbows before Yvel explodes to his feet and lands a knee. Yvel lands another knee and misses several punches before the bell sounds.

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

Round 2
Yvel lands a low kick and Rothwell gets a trip takedown. Rothwell moves to side control, where he looks to isolate the right arm of his opponent to set up strikes. Rothwell punches the body with his left hand and Yvel uses the window to get to half guard. Rothwell lands lazy leather from the top and Yvel scrambles to his feet. Rothwell does not want to play that game, and he immediately shoots and gets a double. Yvel sweeps and absolutely unloads on the face with his right hand. Referee Yves Lavigne watches closely as Yvel lands scores of powerful right hands. Yvel’s assault slows as he tires and Rothwell is able to get enough space to drag Yvel to his back. Rothwell moves to the mount and lands a hard elbow before time runs out.

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

Round 3
Yvel shoots for a single to start round three and Rothwell sprawls and trips him to the floor. Yvel goes high with his hips in search of a triangle, and Rothwell uses the opening to pass to side control. Yvel shows good legwork in getting back to half. Rothwell postures and Yvel gets to full guard. Rothwell passes to side control and works a kimura on the right arm of the Dutch fighter. Rothwell lets it go to elbow the head with his right arm. Yvel’s left arm is now trapped as Rothwell gets to the Salaverry position. Rothwell gets in two elbows before Yvel is able to free his left arm to defend the blows. Rothwell continues to work his right elbow exclusively as he pins his opponent on the ground. Both fighters are spent, but it’s Yvel that’s punching from the bottom. Rothwell throws his right hand twice before the horn.

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

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

Paulo Thiago vs. Martin Kampmann
Round 1
Kampmann connects with a jab while Thiago stalks him around the cage. Kampmann continues to pump his jab, but it’s more of a defensive tool to keep Thiago at bay. Thiago steps forward and Kampmann lands a clean right-hand counter. Thiago throws a low kick and again Kampmann lands with a right hand. Kampmann sets up a straight right with a jab and Thiago swings for the fences. He glances a right hand off the forehead of his opponent. Kampmann throws a knee to the body and Thiago catches the leg, but is unable to drag him to the floor. With distance between the fighters again, Kampmann rushes forward and blasts the Brazilian with a right hand. Thiago ties him up and trips the European to the canvas. Kampmann locks on a guillotine from the bottom in half guard at the one-minute mark. Thiago slips out and Kampmann goes to his feet. Kampmann works a brabo against the cage and Thiago escapes. Kampmann looks for another guillotine as time runs out.

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

Round 2
Kampmann lands a jab and a low kick to Thiago’s lead leg. Kampmann throws another jab and both fighters swing for the fences as the counter, but neither man connects flush. They clinch and trade trip attempts. Thiago backs away and fails on a fast single. Kampmann sprawls and transitions directly to the Brazilian’s back. Kampmann continues to ride the back while looking to set up an arm triangle. Thiago feels it coming and goes for a kimura on the left arm of his opponent. Thaigo holds the kimura for several minutes and then uses the hold to sweep Kampmann to his back. Thiago works briefly from side control before standing, where both fighters scramble for position against the fence.

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

Round 3
The fighters clinch and Kampmann trips Thiago to the floor. Kampmann punches the body with his right hand from the guard. From the bottom, Thiago holds the cage with both hands but does not get a warning from referee Herb Dean. Kampmann dives in with a right hand and then smoothly moves to Thiago’s back. Thiago scrambles to get to his feet and score a takedown of his own, but Kampmann stuffs it and again moves to his opponent’s back right away. Kampmann lets his prey up at the 1:23 mark. Thiago closes the distance and tries to get some offense going, but Kampmann easily trips him down and gets to half guard. Kampmann locks on an arm-triangle choke on the opposite side. Kampmann passes guard and goes to the mount. Thiago escapes and Kampmann works an arm triangle on the left arm. The hold is tight, but time expires.

Jordan Breen scores the round: 10-9 Kampmann (30-27 Kampmann)
TJ De Santis scores the round: 10-9 Kampmann (30-27 Kampmann)
Mike Fridley scores the round: 10-9 Kampmann (30-27 Kampmann)

Official scores: All three judges see it 30-27 for Martin Kampmann, the winner by unanimous decision.

Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic vs. Patrick Barry
Round 1
Barry aggressive from the outside, looking for right crosses, but can't land. A hard low kick lands on Filipovic's lead leg. Barry lands a short right hook that puts "Cro Cop" on his seat, but the former Pride star quickly jumps back up. Another low kick from Barry lands. A left-hand lead from Filipovic is blocked. The Croatian is noticeably slower than his opponent. Barry jumps in with another short right hook, which lands flush and again puts "Cro Cop" on the mat. Filipovic gets back up quickly, but has very little to offer Barry halfway through the first round. The left side of Filipovic's face is swelling badly, possibly due to a broken jaw or cheekbone. A low kick from "Cro Cop" is checked by Barry. The pair come forward, and clinch up, and Filipovic attempts a lateral drop which Barry partially blocks. In a wild exchange, "Cro Cop" lands a short uppercut. The pair smile, and actually momentarily embrace in the center of the cage in the middle of the fight. Barry lands another low kick, "Cro Cop" returns with a jab. A Barry head kick at the horn is blocked.

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

Round 2
Two "Cro Cop" head kicks are blocked by Barry, but he lands a left kick to the body. Filipovic comes forward with a bevy of one-twos, but Barry blocks them all. The pair clinch into the fence, and "Cro Cop" throws hammerfists to Barry's thigh. As more fruitless punches to the thighs land, referee Yves Lavigne separates the pair. "Cro Cop" lands a side kick, and Barry throws a head kick which is blocked. Filipovic pushes him to the floor, controlling the head, before pushing forward and rolling Barry onto his back, into half guard. Cro Cop lands two right hands from the top and then goes to the mount. Barry turns his back and the Croatian sinks in both hooks. Cro Cop hits the head with his right hand and then looks for a rear-naked choke. Barry defends and lands an elbow fired backwards at the head.

Jordan Breen scores the round: 10-9 Cro Cop
TJ De Santis scores the round: 10-9 Cro Cop
Mike Fridley scores the round: 10-9 Cro Cop

Round 3
Cro Cop grazes a left-footed head kick off the face of Barry. Cro Cop connects with a crowd-pleasing axe kick that smacks Barry in the face. Barry clinches with the kickboxing legend. The fighters step back and Barry kicks Cro Cop’s right leg out from under him while he was throwing a head kick. Barry allows Cro Cop to stand. Cro Cop. Steps forward with a right jab and a left straight, but Barry ducks under the violent combo. Barry scores with a left-hook lead on the jaw. An uppercut and a wide right hook land for Cro Cop as Barry backs up to the cage. Cro Cop pushes him against the fence and sneaks in a hard left uppercut. Cro Cop controls the position and lands a hard knee to the body. Referee Yves Lavigne separates the fighters and Cro Cop takes advantage. Cro Cop unleashes his hands and clips Barry with a right and a left. Uppercuts from both hands peeper Barry's chin. Barry collapses and Mirko hops on his back. Cro Cop locks on a rear-naked choke with no hooks, and the gassed out and hurt Barry taps out at the 4:30 mark of round three.

Chuck Liddell vs. Rich Franklin
Round 1
Franklin fires a left straight that Liddell moves away from. Franklin lands a clean low kick on Liddell’s lead leg and Liddell answers with two low kicks of his own. Franklin ties up with his opponent and tries to trip him to the floor, but Liddell has none of it. Liddell lands a snapping body kick after having the same technique blocked. A wild punching exchange sees neither man land. Liddell drops levels for a single and he easily takes Franklin down. Franklin gets to his feet and Liddell comes up bleeding from a cut above the left eye. Franklin misses a left-hook lead and a front kick. Liddell has a knee to the face blocked and Franklin misses a counter left. Franklin lands a kick to the body and a low kick. Franklin lands a right hand as Liddell’s hands are low. Franklin connects with another kick to the body. Liddell lands a grazing head kick and then charges forward. Franklin stops a shot from Liddell and the knocks “The Iceman” out cold with a short-right counter on the chin. Franklin landed two more right hands after Liddell was out on the floor. The official time is 4:55 of round one. Franklin is sporting a broken arm in his post-fight interview. He said the injury occurred as he blocked a kick to the body earlier in the round.
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