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UFC 111 Results Play-By-Play and Photos

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the East Coast tonight with a championship double-header. UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre looks to defend his belt against hard-hitting Brit Dan Hardy, while Frank Mir and Shane Carwin vie for the interim heavyweight crown and a shot at current champion Brock Lesnar in July.

UFC 111 airs live on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET. MMAWeekly.com will be providing full coverage of tonight’s event, starting with the preliminary bouts, which are expected to start at approximately 7:30 p.m. ET. At least two preliminary bouts will air on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET.

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UFC 111:

GEORGES ST-PIERRE VS. DAN HARDY

R1 – St-Pierre immediately shoots and puts Hardy on his back. St-Pierre passes Hardy’s half guard, and takes the Brit’s back as Hardy tries to stand. St-Pierre is on his back, while also wrapped around Hardy’s back, looking for the rear naked choke. Hardy turns out and gets back to his feet, but St-Pierre puts him immediately back to the canvas, landing in Hardy’s half guard, ground and pounding. St-Pierre moves to full mount. Hardy turns to escape, but St-Pierre again takes his back, hooks in. St-Pierre slips off the side and lands the armbar, but Hardy stays patient and escapes and gets back to his feet to finish the round.

MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for St-Pierre

R2 – They dance around for the first minute of the round before St-Pierre again scores the takedown and starts working form side control right away. Hardy scrambles and St-Pierre again takes his back. Hardy gets out and reverses into St-Pierre’s guard. St-Pierre gets out and back to his feet. St-Pierre lands a leg kick, followed by a stinging one-two punch combination. Hardy smiles. St-Pierre shoots and scoops Hardy up and slams him to the mat and starts working from inside full guard. He ground and pounds Hardy to the bell.

MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for St-Pierre

R3 – St-Pierre again puts Hardy on his back to start off the round, grounding and pounding him from guard. St-Pierre’s ground and pound looks to be more effective in this round, landing some hard forearms. St-Pierre passes to side control, searching for a Kimura or some other armlock. Hardy gets back to his feet, but again, St-Pierre puts him right back down. Hardy has no answer for St-Pierre’s controlling tactics at this point, visibly showing the wear of St-Pierre on him for the better part of three rounds. Hardy tries to escape, St-Pierre puts him back down.

MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for St-Pierre

R4 – See above… just kidding. St-Pierre takes hardy down, immediately moving to full mount. Hardy tries to escape and St-Pierre takes his back. Hardy tries to scramble out, but St-Pierre just tosses him down and again starts to work ground and pound from inside the guard. St-Pierre moves to side control. St-Pierre secures Hardy’s arm and cranks it around behind the Brit’s back. Hardy remains patient and his arm slips out of St-Pierre’s grip, so the champ goes back to ground and pound from side control. St-Pierre swings up for a kneebar attempt, but the round ends.

MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for St-Pierre

R5 – St-Pierre lands a few strikes, but then goes right back to the takedown and ground and pound attack. Hardy scrambles, and guess what, St-Pierre takes his back, but this time slips off to the side and fires a few knees to Hardy’s ribs. Working from half guard, St-Pierre again goes for Kimura, but Hardy defends and St-Pierre continues the punching. Hardy escapes to his feet, but St-Pierre scoops and slams him down, ground and pounding. St-Pierre falls back into an ankle lock, but the bell sounds before he’s able to apply any pressure.

MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 and the fight 50-45 for St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre def. Dan Hardy by Unanimous Decision (50-43, 50-44, 50-45), R5

 

SHANE CARWIN VS. FRANK MIR

R1 – Mir moves first, but Carwin goes for a takedown and presses the action against the cage. Carwin continues to press forward as Mir fends him off. The referee separates them and they are back standing. They trade heavy shots as Carwin clinches Mir and moves him back against the cage again. Carwin blasts Mir with a series of heavy left hands and he drops to the canvas. Carwin continues to blast away and Mir falls unconscious as referee Dan Margliotta finally steps in to stop the punishment.

Shane Carwin def. Frank Mir by KO (strikes) at 3:48, R1

 

KURT PELLEGRINO VS. FABRICIO CAMOES

R1 – Camoes shoots in early and tries to get Pellegrino to the ground, after a scramble, Camoes ends up taking Pellegrino’s back standing up. Camoes works for the choke from the back as Pellegrino defends. Pellegrino dives forward slamming Camoes’ head into the mat, and after reversing almost locks on a choke of his own. Another scramble and Camoes moves from a triangle to an omo plata, but Pellegrino slips out and gets on top. Pellegrino moves to side control, and Camoes goes for a D’arce choke from the bottom. Again, Pellegrino slips out and lands in Camoes’ full guard. Pellegrino starts to work from the top and controls the action until the round ends.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Fabricio Camoes

R2 – Pellegrino puts Camoes on his back early and then works to take his back, but Camoes backs out. Camoes moves forward and gets taken down again. Pellegrino keeps working and eventually gets mounted on Camoes. Camoes is able to get out of the bad spot, but Pellegrino maintains control on the ground. As they work back up to the fee, Pellegrino throws some knees and gets Camoes back on the mat. Pellegrino keeps working and takes his back, sinks in a rear naked choke and Camoes is forced to tap out.

Kurt Pellegrino def. Fabricio Camoes by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:20, R2

 

BEN SAUNDERS VS. JON FITCH

R1 – Both fighters come out swinging heavy early as Saunders gets the clinch against the cage and Fitch reverses. Fitch gets a nice body lock and tosses Saunders to the ground. Saunders has butterfly guard, but he’s pressed against the cage with Fitch peppering away from above. Fitch continues to work away from the top with Saunders defending on the bottom, but not too much action. As Fitch stands up, Saunders pops him with a good upkick, but not enough to force him off. The round ends with Fitch still on top of Saunders.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Jon Fitch

R2 – Fitch drives forwards and initiates the clinch again looking for another takedown. Fitch lifts Saunders up and plants him on the canvas. Fitch works away with short punches and elbows with Saunders only defending. Fitch keeps moving to maintain position, but not much damage being landed from the top. The crowd starts to stir, and the referee stands them up. Saunders tries to land a shot standing, but soon finds himself back clinched against the cage.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for Jon Fitch

R3 – After a brief exchange on the feet, Fitch goes back to the clinch but it stalls out this time and they are separated. Fitch again bullies forward and pushes Saunders against the cage, looking for the takedown. They separate again and Saunders lands a nice kick to the body, but another exchange and Fitch has Saunders back down again. Fitch postures up to show some aggression but Saunders defends well. Fitch continues to work away as the round and fight end.
MMAWeekly scores R3 10-9 for Jon Fitch

Jon Fitch def. Ben Saunders by unanimous decision (30-27 on all cards)

 

JIM MILLER VS. MARK BOCEK

R1 – Bocek works for a takedown and eventually lands it, putting Miller down, but he’s quick to get back up again. After some clinching, they separate and start with stand-up again. Bocek shoots in and Miller just misses with a knee, and the Canadian drives through and gets a nice slam. Bocek works to pass Miller’s guard as Miller goes for a kimura from the bottom. Miller locks it on and Bocek rolls and looks like he’s about to tap, but fights out and Miller ends up on top. Miller postures up and jumps down with an elbow strike as the round closes.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Jim Miller

R2 – Bocek gets Miller down early and moves to half guard. Bocek stands up and tries to land a shot as he jumps back down on Miller but misses. Miller goes for a leg lock from the bottom, but Bocek rolls out and ends up on top again. Bocek moves to full mount and then transitions to take Miller’s back. Bocek working for the choke as he traps Miller’s arm with his leg. Bocek continues to work for the submission, but Miller just keeps fighting.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for Mark Bocek

R3 – Miller pops Bocek with a stiff uppercut to open the round as the fighters start to stand and trade. Bocek eventually shoots in but Miller sprawls and spins away. Miller paws away with a few shots, but Bocek moves in and pushes the action against the cage. Miller reverses positions and goes for a single leg, until Bocek switches and does the same. Bocek eventually works his way for a takedown and Miller quickly moves trying to grab at a single leg of his own. With seconds remaining, Miller jumps and takes Bocek’s back but time runs out.
MMAWeekly scores R3 10-9 for Mark Bocek

Jim Miller def. Mark Bocek by unanimous decision (29-28 on all cards)

 

NATE DIAZ VS. RORY MARKHAM

R1 – Markham unloads a high kick that just misses as he and Diaz start to exchange. Diaz shoots in but Markham shrugs him off. Diaz starts to open up on Markham with a barrage of punches as Markham drops to the mat. Diaz goes down and takes his back, looking for the choke. Diaz locks on a body triangle, and starts to unload shot after shot and Markham can only turtle up and defend. The referee steps in to stop the fight.
Nate Diaz def. Rory Markham by TKO (strikes) at 2:47, R1

 

MATT BROWN VS. RICARDO ALMEDIA

R1 – Almeida shoots in immediately looking for the takedown, as Brown defends well. Almeida gets a trip and puts Brown on his back against the cage. Brown gets up to one leg, and Almeida kicks out the other putting the fight back on the mat. Again, Brown wills his way back to his feet with Almeida still working the clinch. The referee separates the two, and it appears Almedia caught a thumb to the eye as they exchanged. Back on the feet, Brown rushes forward and again gets clinched by Almeida. Fairly uneventful first round.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Ricardo Almeida

R2 – Brown throws a knee, but Almeida takes him down instead. Brown inches back to the cage, and wall walks up again, but Almeida eventually drags him to the ground. The referee separates them and Almeida tags Brown with a good shot as they hit the ground. Brown is cut and Almeida tries to work to take his back. Almeida locks on a body triangle, and sinks in a rear naked choke forcing Brown to tap out.
Ricardo Almeida def. Matt Brown by submission (rear naked choke)

 

TOMASZ DRWAL VS. ROUSIMAR PALHARES

R1 – Drwal misses a punch and slips to the ground, Palhares rushes in on the ground and locks on a heel hook and Drwal taps out seconds later. Drwal remains on the canvas in obvious pain.

Rousimar Palhares def. Tomasz Drwal by submission (heel hook) at :45 seconds, R1

 

JARED HAMMAN VS. RODNEY WALLACE

R1 – Wallace grabs a leg early and lands a takedown on Hamman. As the fighters rise to their fight, Wallace blasts Hamman with a good punch, and then takes him down again. Hamman is able to stand up again, and they separate and Wallace bulls forward throwing haymakers at Hamman. Eventually Wallace shoots and gets another takedown as Hamman tries to battle back from the bottom. Hamman gets up again, and this time lands a whizzer, but Wallace stands up this time. Hamman blasts Wallace with a head kick and drops him, and then goes for an armbar, but Wallace recovers and lands in Hamman’s guard. Hamman slips out only to be slammed back to the ground by Wallace. Back up again and Hamman drops Wallace with another punch, but again he’s able to land a takedown. The round ends with Hamman landing a takedown. Crazy first round.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Jared Hamman

R2 – Wallace lands a nice takedown to start the round, and Hamman works from his back for a submission, but both fighters look winded after an insane pace in the first round. Hamman reverses positions and clubs Wallace with a big shot on the ground, but he still survives. Hamman is starting to unload some big elbow and forearm strikes on Wallace from the top. The round ends with Hamman still working from inside of Wallace’s guard.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for Jared Hamman

R3 – Wallace goes for a takedown to start the round, but gets reversed and finds himself on his back again. They get back to their feet and just start throwing punches, with Wallace getting the upper hand and then getting a nice takedown, only to be reversed again and have Hamman on top. A lull in action and the referee stands them up. Wallace tags Hamman with a couple of good punches but slips and falls to his back and Hamman alertly jumps down into his guard. Wallace reverses this time, gets on top and goes for a kimura, but Hamman rolls and ends up on top in side control. The round ends with Hamman on top throwing punches from the crucifix position.
MMAWeekly scores R3 10-9 for Rodney Wallace

-Jared Hamman def. Rodney Wallace by unanimous decision (29-28 on all cards)

 

GREG SOTO VS. MATT RIDDLE

R1 – Slow pace to start things out, Soto being the more aggressive fighter shooting for a takedown, but Riddle shrugs him off. Soto shoots in again, but Riddle grabs an underhook and is again able to stop the takedown. In the clinch, Riddle starts to fire off some good knees to the legs and body of Soto. Riddle gets a Muay Thai clinch and catches Soto with a good knee, and then the two start winging punches at each other. Riddle scoops up Soto and takes him down with under :30 seconds to go in the round.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Matt Riddle

R2 – Riddle lands a takedown early in round two as Soto tries to employ a rubber guard defense for a minute, but lets go of it. Riddle is starting to land some short elbows inside of Soto’s guard. Riddle works to pass Soto’s guard, but he maintains position, but still locked underneath of his opponent. Soto works his way back to his feet, with Riddle still holding onto his back before grabbing an ankle and taking him back down again. They stand up again and Soto tags Riddle with a quick shot, but he fires right back and it drops Soto to his knees as the round ends.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for Matt Riddle

R3 – Riddle shoots early for a takedown, backs out and they starting firing at each other, but eventually Riddle drags him down again. Soto again tries to stall things with his rubber guard, and throws a completely illegal kick while Riddle is still fully on the ground. Riddle is down and definitely rattled. The doctor comes in and Riddle cannot continue after the illegal strike.

Matt Riddle def. Greg Soto by disqualification due to illegal strike at 1:30, R3

 

UFC 111 QUICK RESULTS:

Main Bouts (On Pay-Per-View):
-Georges St-Pierre def. Dan Hardy by Unanimous Decision (50-43, 50-44, 50-45), R5
-Shane Carwin def. Frank Mir by KO (strikes) at 3:48, R1
-Kurt Pellegrino def. Fabricio Camoes by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:20, R2
-Jon Fitch def. Ben Saunders by unanimous decision (30-27 on all cards)
-Jim Miller def. Mark Bocek by unanimous decision (29-28 on all cards)

Preliminary Bouts (On Spike TV):
-Nate Diaz def. Rory Markham by TKO (strikes) at 2:47, R1
-Ricardo Almeida def. Matt Brown by submission (rear naked choke)

Preliminary Bouts (Non-Televsied):
-Rousimar Palhares def. Tomasz Drwal by submission (heel hook) at :45 seconds, R1
-Jared Hamman def. Rodney Wallace by unanimous decision (29-28 on all cards)
-Matt Riddle def. Greg Soto by disqualification due to illegal strike at 1:30, R3

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