UFC 122 Results & Live Play-by-Play

Nov 13, 2010
Sherdog.com will report from the Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, at approximately 12:20 p.m. ET with play-by-play and live results of UFC 122, which is headlined by Nate Marquardt vs. Yushin Okami.

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Kris McCray vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha
Round 1
The fighters exchange combinations and McCray gets the takedown. Rocha reverses and ends up in side mount. McCray gets back up and takes Rocha down again. McCray ends up in side control and turns Rocha. McCray goes for a rear-naked choke, but Rocha turns. Rocha goes for a kneebar and McCray taps out. The official time is 2:21 of the opening period.

Karlos Vemola vs. Seth Petruzelli
Round 1
Both fighters come out swinging. Vemola gets in close and slams Petruzelli to the ground. Petruzelli uses the rubberguard to get back up. But Vemola immediately slams him down again. Vemola ends up in Petruzelli's guard and almost gets caught in a triangle. He steps out but goes right back in Petruzelli's guard. Petruzelli almost gets an armbar, but Vemola gets out. Petruzelli gets up and Vemola takes his back and drags him back to the ground. Vemola lands punches and elbows till referee Leon Roberts steps in to stop the fight. The official time of Vemola's TKO win is 3:46 of round one.

Rob Kimmons vs. Kyle Noke
Round 1
Botch fighters come out aggressive. Noke takes Kimmons down but he gets right back up. Noke clinches and gets another takedown. He ends up in half guard. Noke tries to get his leg free while hammering Kimmons with elbows. Kimmons gets Noke into full guard, but Noke continues with punches and elbows. Noke gets into half guard but Kimmons sweeps and ends up in side mount. Kimmons throws elbows to Noke's back. Noke rolls out and gives up his back. Both fighters work for position as the round ends. 10-9 Noke.

Round 2
The fighters exchange combinations. Noke closes in, gets the clinch and drags Kimmons to the ground. Noke gets full mount and works for an armbar. He gets Kimmons' back, sinks in a rear-naked choke and Kimmons has to tap out. Noke takes the submission win at 1:36 of round two.

Pascal Krauss vs. Mark Scanlon
Round 1
Scanlon hits Krauss with a combination, Krauss counters with a low kick. Scanlon takes Krauss down and almost catches him in a guillotine. Krauss gets up and the fighters clinch against the cage. Fighters break and return to the center of the Octagon. Both fighters land crisp punching combinations. Scanlon goes for a takedown but gets stuffed. Krauss pushes Scanlon against the cage and gets the takedown. From half guard, he nearly passes into full mount but Scanlon gets back up and to his feet. Krauss gets another takedown and ends up in half guard. Krauss works punches and elbows from half guard as the round ends. 10- Krauss.

Round 2
Scanlon comes forward with a combination. Krauss answers with a low kick. Scanlon charges after Krauss and pushes him against the cage. Krauss turns and and gets a takedown. Again he ends up in half guard. Scanlon tries to hold him down as Krauss throws punches to the body. Scanlon gets full guard and goes for a leg. He doesn't get it and Krauss ends up in full mount. Ground-and-pound from Krauss. Scanlon gives up his back and Krauss goes for the choke, but Scanlon turns out of it. The round ends with Krauss raining down punches from the guard. 10-9 Krauss.

Round 3
Jab by Krauss, low kick by Scanlon. Scanlon comes in with a combination and gets the takedown. He lets Krauss get back up, but takes him right back down. Again he stands back up and Krauss follows him to the center. Scanlon hits his opponent and goes for a guillotine as Krauss attempts a takedown. Krauss gets out and starts to work the body of Scanlon from the guard. Scanlon goes for the sweep. Krauss steps out and jumps into side control. He starts to rain down punches and elbow the face of Scanlon to steal the round. 10-9 Krauss.

Official scores: 30-27 across the board for the winner by unanimous decision, Pascal Krauss.

Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Alexandre "Cacareco" Ferreira
Round 1
Jab by Matyushenko. Ferreira goes for takedown but doesn't get it. Instead Matyushenko takes him down, but Ferreira is right back up. The fighters clinch and Matyushenko drags his opponent down. Matyushenko gets into full guard and works his ground-and-pound. He's landing big elbows and punches until referee Kevin Mulhall steps in to stop the fight at 2:20 of round one. There was some controversy in the cage as to whether the elbows were illegal, but Matyushenko's TKO victory stands.

Duane Ludwig vs. Nick Osipczak
Round 1
Marc Goddard in the cage to officiate the first match of the televised card. Osipczak flicks out a leg kick and Ludwig counters with a blocked head kick. A few more leg kicks by Osipczak causes Ludwig to retaliate with a hard one of his own. Head kick connects for Ludwig up against the fence, and Ludwig begins punching away. Osipczak recovers quickly, though, and clinches up, landing a few solid knees. Osipczak eats a combination, a kick to the body, and another combination from Ludwig. Solid right hook connects for Osipczak, but Ludwig is keeping busier and mixing up his strikes. Ludwig gets rocked by a combination and Osipczak pounces, mounting “Bang” at the base of the fence. Ludwig survives, but he’s bleeding from his right brow and Osipczak is still in mount. Ludwig briefly escapes to his feet, and Osipczak drags him right back down, where he finished out the round with some solid punches and elbows.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Osipczak
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Osipczak
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-9 Osipczak

Round 2
The fighters exchange leg kicks early, the greater volume coming from Ludwig. Stiff right hand by Osipczak, but Ludwig presses forward and continues to pour on the kicks. They clinch up and Ludwig drives a knee up the middle, while Osipczak digs to the body with a punch. Push kick by Ludwig, then a combination. Ludwig sticks his left jab in Osipczak’s face, but “Bang” is now cut above both eyebrows. Osipczak scores a takedown with 90 seconds to go and pounds away for a minute before Goddard puts the pair back on their feet, where the round ends.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Osipczak
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Osipczak
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-9 Ludwig

Round 3
The fighters are stopped just as soon as the round is started -- Osipczak forgot his mouth piece and is rebuked by the ref. Ludwig continues to land right kicks to the body of an increasingly tired-looking Osipczak. Now a leg kick and a left hook by “Bang.” Ludwig knees to the body and scores with a nice two piece. Osipczak just covering up with his back against the fence now, and Ludwig smells the blood. Standing elbows and knees from the clinch by Ludwig, then five straight punches and a kick to the body connect. With a minute left, Osipczak is just getting lit up, but still not going down. More combinations and head kicks from the American, and he tries to score a takedown just as the fight ends. The horn blows and Ludwig, whether by momentum or intention, finishes the takedown anyway.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Ludwig (29-28 Osipczak)
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Ludwig (29-28 Osipczak)
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-9 Ludwig (29-28 Ludwig)

Official scores: 30-28 Osipczak and 29-28 (twice) for Ludwig. Duane Ludwig takes the split decision.

Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Goran Reljic
Round 1
British ref Marc Goddard is back in the cage for this light heavyweight tilt. The fighters trade kicks early, with Reljic going to the body while Soszynski connects to the legs. Soszynski times a body kick and lands a right straight, but Reljic responds with a stiff right of his own. Soszynski steps in with a right straight and Reljic wings hooks in return. Reljic changes levels and grabs for a high double-leg, pushing Soszynski across the cage, but the Soszynski stays up and they clinch against the fence. Reljic just presses Soszynski into the cage and Goddard breaks them up. After a few kicks from Soszynski, Reljic goes for the same takedown and scores this time. With Reljic in his half-guard, Soszynski immediately turns to his right and works for a kimura on his man’s left arm. Thirty seconds left and Reljic recognizes that he’s in trouble, and finishes out the round defending the lock while landing a number of shots to the body of Soszynski.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Soszynski
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Soszynski
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-10

Round 2
The second stanza opens up with a nice left hook and body kick by Soszynski, and Reljic dives for another takedown. Soszynski closes his guard and ties up, inching his legs up the body of Reljic as his controls the Croatian’s wrists. Boos from the German crowd with three minutes left as there’s not much happening, and Goddard restarts them on the feet. Soszynski is a step ahead of Reljic’s takedown attempt this time and pushes Reljic into the fence himself. Soszynski with the underhooks as they jockey for position with 90 seconds left. Some thudding punches to the body by Soszynski, then knees to the thighs of Reljic. Goddard splits them up with 20 seconds remaining and Reljic looks for a takedown, but Soszynski stuffs it and scores with a few more inside knees as the period ends.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-10
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-10
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-10

Round 3
The pair touch gloves to start the final frame and Reljic fires off a hard one-two over the top. Soszynski counters a left leg kick with a right straight, and then stuffs Reljic’s tired takedown with ease. Soszynski grabs a waistlock and punches to the head of a turtling Reljic, who’s clinging to Soszynski’s left leg. More and more punches from Soszynski, and finally Reljic has to roll to avoid more punishment. Reljic can’t get the leglock, but does put Soszynski in his guard. Soszynski stands, though, and Reljic shoves him into the cage at the waist. Soszynski is kneeing to the body and setting up a standing kimura to the left arm of Reljic while Reljic continues to attempt to drag him down. Soszynski grabs the Thai clinch and Reljic, sensing a knee coming, flops to guard. Soszynski tees off with hard punches to the grounded Reljic to close out the fight.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Soszynski (30-28 Soszynski)
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Soszynski (30-28 Soszynski)
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-8 Soszynski (30-28 Soszynski)

Official scores: 30-27s across the board for Soszynski, the winner by unanimous decision.

Amir Sadollah vs. Peter Sobotta
Round 1
Refereeing this welterweight contest is Leon Roberts. Early leg kicks by Sobotta before Sadollah rushes in for the clinch. Sobotta reverses and briefly muscles Sadollah into the fence before they disengage. Sadollah clinches again and lands a couple knees inside, then a short left elbow over the top. Sobotta reverses, then breaks off with a combination. Sadollah is pressing in from the middle of the Octagon with sharp combinations. Sobotta takes Sadollah’s back standing and the two work along the perimeter of the cage as Sadollah tries to trip Sobotta or turn around. He does the latter, but Sobotta still has hold of a leg and is bullying him against the cage. Sobotta turns his hips and attempts a toss, but Sadollah stands his ground. Sadollah punching away to the head of Sobotta, who’s preoccupied with his high single-leg. Sadollah breaks loose and finishes up the round with a flurry.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Sadollah
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Sadollah
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-9 Sadollah

Round 2
Sadollah landing leg kicks at will and flicking his right hand out. Body kick scores for Sobotta, but Sadollah seems to land five strikes for each one Sobotta connects with. Head kick-right straight combo from Sadollah as Sobotta misses another winging punch. Teep kick by Sadollah backs Sobotta up, and the German gets a takedown. Sadollah pops right back up and gets back to work with his volume striking. Sobotta tries another takedown, but winds up beneath Sadollah, defending from half-guard. Sadollah backs out and allows Sobotta to stand with less than a minute left. Leg kicks, right straights and a knee to the midsection from Sadollah as the round ends.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Sadollah
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Sadollah
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-9 Sadollah

Round 3
Sadollah immediately resumes his steady stream of leg kicks. Right hand lands for Sobotta, his best strike in a while. Sadollah lands a left straight that stuns Sobotta, and the German shoots. Sadollah stuffs and they clinch against the cage until Sobotta breaks off with a spinning elbow strike. Another nice right hand from Sobotta, but Sadollah’s leg kicks are starting to take a visible toll. One minute left and Sadollah charges in with a combo as Sobotta fires off a wild overhand left counter. Sobotta catches a body kick from Sadollah, but can’t capitalize. Leg kick by Sadollah is countered by a Sobotta left hand, and Sadollah pushes him back with a teep kick as time runs out.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Sadollah (30-27 Sadollah)
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Sadollah (30-27 Sadollah)
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-9 Sadollah (30-27 Sadollah)

Official scores: 30-27s across the board for Amir Sadollah, the winner by unanimous decision.

Dennis Siver vs. Andre Winner
Round 1
American Kevin Mulhall refs this lightweight bout. Both men come out firing, trading leg kicks and swinging punches with bad intentions. Winner tagging Siver with his left hand and getting a little more pop on his leg kicks. The Brit lands a hard left kick to the head of Siver, then stuffs a takedown attempt and makes Siver pay with a few more left hooks. Inside leg kicks from Siver as he tries to navigate the size difference. Nice right hook by Siver, then throws a trio of kicks to the leg and head. Siver dodges a three-piece from Winner and drops him with a left hand. Winner is in serious trouble. Siver lands a few hard hammerfists on the floor, but can’t get the stop, so he takes Winner’s back. He struggles for a moment to sink in a rear-naked choke, but then adjusts and gets the tap. The end comes at 3:37 of the opening round.

Alessio Sakara vs. Jorge Rivera
Sakara has been forced off the card due to illness. The bout has been scrapped.

Nate Marquardt vs. Yushin Okami
Round 1
Referee Leon Roberts oversees tonight’s middleweight main event. The southpaw Okami moves forward and tags Marquardt with a jab. They hit the mat and Marquardt immediately tries a guillotine, but Okami rolls loose. Okami is holding on to both of Marquardt’s arms and pushes off of the American’s hips with butterfly guard. Marquardt advances to half-guard on Okami’s right side and Okami looks to shrimp free. Marquardt tries the guillotine again, and this one allows Okami to reverse into Marquardt’s half-guard against the base of the cage with two-and-a-half minutes left. With Okami trying to advance on the top, Marquardt tries a heel hook and gets Okami to retreat to the feet. Both men feinting until Okami lands a nice left and changes levels, putting Marquardt’s back to the cage. They battle inside for the takedown. Marquardt connects with a knee up the middle and Okami doubles over again, finishing the takedown just before the round ends.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Okami
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Okami
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-9 Okami

Round 2
Okami shoots and Marquardt sprawls well. Marquardt tries a single-leg of his own which Okami defends. Now, Okami drops for a takedown against the fence, but can’t find the space, so they clinch. A knee up the gut by Okami, and Marquardt answers in kind. Marquardt slams Okami to the ground and Okami sits up against the base of the fence. Okami works to his feet, then bends for a takedown. Marquardt defends and the crowd boos the tactical battle with two minutes remaining in the second frame. Marquardt working wrist control on Okami’s left arm as Okami doggedly goes after the takedown. Okami finally gives it up and they stand toe-to-toe. Okami lands a left, then rushes in with a flying knee and eats a counter left from Marquardt. Okami tags Marquardt with a popping left jab at the buzzer.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Marquardt
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Marquardt
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-9 Marquardt

Round 3
Marquardt is sporting a cut on his right cheek early in the final round. Okami pushing forward and looking for an angle on Marquardt, who lands a solid right hand down the pipe. Good-looking one-two by Okami as he backs Marquardt into the fence. Right jabs from Okami peppering the face of Marquardt, who responds with some leg kicks. Marquardt comes forward with a combo, but Okami is evading the punches. Some punches land for Marquardt now, but there’s not a whole lot behind them. Takedown by Marquardt with 90 seconds left, and Okami tries to control his opponent’s left arm. Okami gets free and the pair stands, where Okami continues to load up on his jab. Marquardt bullies Okami into the fence, lands a knee. They split, and Marquardt lands one last right hand as the final round ends.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Okami (29-28 Okami)
Tomasz Marciniak scores the round 10-9 Okami (29-28 Okami)
Guilherme Pinheiro scores the round 10-9 Okami (29-28 Okami)

Official scores: 29-28, 30-27 and 29-28 for Yushin Okami, the winner by unanimous decision.
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