Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua step in the Octagon at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Saturday night for the second straight fight. The two are ready to settle the score over a controversial decision in their last meeting that saw all three judges score in favor of Machida.
Also on the card is a welterweight battle for a shot as coach opposite champion Georges St-Pierre on “The Ultimate Fighter Season 12,” as well as a shot his title when Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley throw down.
UFC 113 airs live on pay-per-view at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET. MMAWeekly.com will be providing live coverage of Saturday’s event, starting with the preliminary bouts, which are expected to start at approximately 4:20 p.m. PT / 7:20 p.m. ET.
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UFC 113 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
LYOTO MACHIDA VS. MAURICIO “SHOGUN” RUA
R1 – Shogun, as expected, starts out the aggressor, firing leg kicks and a flurry of punches. Shogun lands a leg kick and shoots for a takedown, but winds up taken down by Machida. They scramble back to their feet in a clinch, Machida’s back to the cage. Machida fights his way out, but Shogun drives forward machine gunning punches, clipping Machida on the chin. Machida clinches and take Shogun to the mat, but he’s quickly back to his feet, pressing Machida to the fence, driving knees to his thigh. Machida throws a knee to the body, but gets caught by the power in Shogun’s hands. He goes to his back, Shogun drops down and unleashes a flurry of punches, putting Machida out.
Mauricio Rua def. Lyoto Machida by TKO (Strikes) at 3:35, R1
JOSH KOSCHECK VS. PAUL DALEY
R1 – Daley trying to find his striking distance, Koscheck shoots and takes him down. Daley gets up, but Koscheck hangs on and slams him down again. Koscheck lands a knee to the ribs and several punches to the body, smothering Daley along the cage. Daley tries to work his way out and Koscheck takes his back with just under two minutes left in the round. Daley remains patient and escapes back to his feet. As Koscheck is getting up, Daley unloads a knee to the head. The referee stops the action for Koscheck to recover. The replay in the arena appears to show that Daley missed with the knee. The Montreal crowd erupts in boos. The fight is restarted with the crowd now very pro Paul Daley. Nothing eventful happens as the round closes out.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Koscheck
R2 – Daley comes out firing, landing one good shot before Koscheck shoots and puts him on his back, landing in side control. Daley manages to get half guard. Koscheck knees and punches the body as he tries to pass guard. Koscheck scoots Daley to the cage. Daley turns to try and escape, Koscheck again takes his back. Daley tries to turn, but Koscheck has a leg hooked and the round ends.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Koscheck
R3 – Daley again comes out firing, staying very low this time, trying not to give Koscheck any room for a takedown. Daley catches Koscheck with a punch combination and a knee to the face on the way in, but Koscheck still manages the takedown, landing in half guard. Koscheck maintains tight control of Daley’s head, peppering him with punches to both temples. Koscheck passes to side control, and then to full mount. Daley bucks his hips, but Koscheck maintains control, keeping his weight low on Daley. Daley is turning trying to escape, but Koscheck follows every move and peppers him with punches to the head and body. Daley is doing a good job to not take too much punishment, but he can’t get out from under Koscheck as the round ends.
Daley takes a swing at Koscheck after the bell and the referee has to restrain him. Both fighters gesturing and cursing at each other.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 and the fight 30-27 for Koscheck.
Josh Koscheck def. Paul Daley by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3
JEREMY STEPHENS VS. SAM STOUT
R1 – Stout comes out looking to punch, but gets put on his back right away. He scrambles out and back to his feet, but Stephens landing some heavy leather. Stout starts mixing in leg kicks and body punches that are working well. Stephens half punches-half pushes Stout to the ground, then drives a knee to Stout’s chin as the Canadian gets back to his feet. Stout starts in with the leg kicks again, landing with much more power in the kicks now.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Stout
R2 – Stephens starts off with several hard punches that get Stout’s attention. Stout goes right back to attacking Stephens’ lead leg. Stephens takes Stout down, but Stout grabs hold of an arm, trying for a Kimura, but gives it up, quickly returning to his feet. Stephens lands a hard hook to the jaw as Stout continues chopping on the leg. Good jab by Stephens, snapping the head back. Stephens is landing hard shots, but Stout is landing more frequently and in combination. Stephens ups his frequency as the round closes, landing several hard shots.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Stephens
R3 – Just as they start trading, Stout lands a kick to the groin. They restart, Stephens landing a hard right hook to the jaw. Stout buckles momentarily, but is right back in his rhythm. Stout appears to be slowing a bit, Stephens landing more frequently, especially the right hook. Stephens throws a couple jabs and locks on to Stout’s head, pulling him down into a knee. But then Stout start firing back, hurting Stephens with punches. He drops him to the mat and unleashes a fury of ground and pound, throwing elbows to Stephens’ face. Stephens defends and Stout decides to stand. Both on their feet, the pace slows. Stephens lands an overhand right and left uppercut. Stouts starts landing more punch combinations. Stephens shoots and takes Stout down, but doesn’t do anything with it. They return to their feet, neither doing any further damage before time runs out.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 and the bout 29-28 for Stout
Jeremy Stephens def. Sam Stout by Split Decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28), R3
KEVIN “KIMBO SLICE” FERGUSON VS. MATT MITRIONE
R1 – Kimbo lands a big right hand then scoops Mitrione up and slams him down. They scramble and Mitrione wraps his legs on for a triangle attempt, but can’t secure it. Kimbo moves to side control as the crowd chants “Kimbo! Kimbo! Kimbo!” Mitrione gets his half guard back. Kimbo is having a difficult time finding an opening. Mitrione scoots out and gets back to his feet, the two standing in a clinch. Kimbo scores another takedown and starts working from Mitrione’s guard, landing a couple body shots before backing out and standing up. Both are firing, but missing, until Mitrione scores with a kick to the body and a knee to the body. He kicks Kimbo’s leg out, follows him to the ground, and applies a choke, but doesn’t seem to know how to finish it.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Mitrione
R2 – Both guys swinging big early, but neither lands until Mitrione scores with the kick to the body and follows with several leg kicks. Kimbo looks almost completely gassed, Mitrione just a little less so. Mitrione catches Kimbo with a combination of punches and kicks. Kimbo is hurt, struggling. He drops for a takedown, but can’t get it. Mitrione is at his side and drives several knees into his ribs. He mounts Kimbo and starts dropping punches. Kimbo is doing nothing to defend. Mitrione gives up on the punches and goes for an Americana. He gives up on the American and goes back to punching until the referee finally steps in to stop the bout.
Matt Mitrione def. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson by TKO (Strikes) at 4:24, R2
ALAN BELCHER VS. PATRICK COTE
R1 – Belcher starts chopping away at the body with kicks, while Cote does the same to the legs. Belcher getting the better of the two early on. Belcher lands a low blow and Cote takes a minute to recoop. Cote hurts Belcher with his punching and rushes in with a flurry, but Belcher stays calm and recovers. Belcher fires a kick, but Cote catches and takes him down and starts ground and pound. He passes to half guard and starts working on Belcher’s right arm for a Kimura. A grimace on his face, Belcher defends and reverses position, working from Cote’s half guard before passing to side control. He doesn’t do much with position before the round ends, however.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Cote.
R2 – They come out swinging, but an astute Mario Yamasaki stops the bout so Belcher can put his forgotten mouthpiece in. Now they’re measuring each other up, Cote finding his mark first, landing several punches before Belcher counters with a knee to the head. They clinch on the fence, Cote’s back to the cage. They exchange some heavy punches and Belcher fires off a knee to the chest before Cote takes him to the mat. Belcher gets back up. Cote goes for the takedown again, but Belcher picks him up and slams him down face first. He then scrambles around and takes Cote’s back, finishing him with a rear nake choke.
Alan Belcher def. Patrick Cote by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:29, R2
JOE DOERKSEN VS. TOM LAWLOR
R1 – Doerksen and Lawlor start testing the waters early, trading punches, but neither gaining much of an upper hand. A couple minutes in and Lawlor starts to show a little more accuracy and drops Doerksen with a left hook. Doerksen gets back up, but gets rocked again. He fires back, but Lawlor manages to keep connecting. Doerksen is on wobbly legs, staggered. The whole time, Doerksen keeps firing back. Lawlor’s right eye swelling now with a minute and half left in the round. Doerksen bleeding from around his left eye. They clinch and goes toe-to-toe, Lawlor unloading punches, Doerksen trying to connect with knees and forearms.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Lawlor
R2 – Doerksen comes out firing and lands a solid kick. Lawlor starts to work his punches again, but Doerksen is doing a good job firing back and mixing in kicks to keep Lawlor out of his rhythm. Doerksen mixing up body kicks and inside leg kicks, setting up punches. Lawlor catches a kick, but Doerksen switches position on the way down, takes Lawlor’s back and chokes him out.
Joe Doerksen def. Tom Lawlor by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:10, R2
JONATHAN GOULET VS. MARCUS DAVIS
R1 – Grant strikes first and then gets taken down, but the two are quickly back on their feet. Davis rocks Goulet, who slips to a knee, but recovers. Goulet moves in on Davis, who secures a guillotine choke and falls to his back, wrapping his legs around Goulet, but the Canadian remains patient and escapes. Davis works his way up and down and up and down before Goulet starts landing some ground and pound. Davis defends and keeps trying to get to his feet, but each time he does, Goulet puts him back on the mat.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Goulet
R2 – Davis drops Goulet and immediately follows him down and starts pounding away from half guard. He passes to side, but Goulet turns and gets up, bleeding. They start trading blows and Davis lands a hard left that drops Goulet, the referee immediately dives in to stop the fight.
Marcus Davis def. Jonathan Goulet by TKO (Strikes) at 1:23, R2
T.J. GRANT VS. JOHNY HENDRICKS
R1 – The two start off trading punches and kicks, but Hendricks quickly reverts to his roots and wrestles Grant to the ground. Grant manages to get back to his feet fairly quickly, but eats a heavy punch from Hendricks on the way up. They trade a few punches and kicks before Grant lands a solid knee to the face as Hendricks shoots in. They separate again and start trading blows, Grant looking good with his kicks until he lands a low blow, Hendricks falling to his knees. Hendricks is ready to go again quickly and lands a good punch combination, but eats several knees to the body. They trade blows for a time, Grant doing a good job keeping Hendricks at the sharp end of his punches and knees. Hendricks manages another takedown towards the end of the round, but Grant is quickly up and firing away.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Grant
R2 – Hendricks starts things off with a straight left to the chin and some follow up combinations. Grant doing a good job with his knees to the body again, but Hendricks scoops him up and plants him on his back. He can’t do much with it on the ground before Grant gets back to his feet. Hendricks lands some good punches, being much more effective with his striking this round. Grant lands a hard kick to the face, but Hendricks goes into survival mode and shoots a double leg takedown, again planting Grant on the mat. Grant again does a good job blocking any offense from Hendricks before returning to his feet.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Hendricks
R3 – The two start trading blows, but once again Hendricks takes a clear shot to the groin. This time the referee takes a point away. Grant jumps and lands a kick to the body. Hendricks then lands a few punches before picking Grant up, jumping in the air and driving him into the mat. That is a takedown that scores points! He lets Grant back to his feet. They clinch on the fence and Hendricks lands a couple hard shots on the break. They clinch again before Hendricks pulls Grants legs out for another takedown. Hendricks wrestles for positions and lands a few punches before once again letting Grant up. The two trade blows for a moment, but Grant catches Hendricks on the chin with a knee, so the wrestler falls back on the takedown once again, hammerfisting from half guard.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-8 and the fight 29-27 for Hendricks. (including 1 point deduction)
Johny Hendricks def. T.J. Grant by Majority Decision (29-27, 29-27, 28-28), R3
TIM HAGUE VS. JOEY BELTRAN
R1 – Beltran starts swinging right away, not landing much of note, but he does a good job fending off Hague’s early takedown attempts. A couple minutes in and Beltran lands a punch combination that gets Hague’s attention. He again defends the takedown and unloads on Hague, visibly hurting the Canadian. Hague keeps looking for the takedown, but Beltran keeps rocking him with punches, bloodying the bigger man’s nose. Hague finally manages to strike back with a big left hook that hurt Beltran, who slows for a few seconds, but then starts firing back, landing punch combinations as both fighters are starting to look a little tired.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Beltran
R2 – Beltran comes out firing again, but it’s Hague that lands the first big blows. Beltran quickly recovers and starts firing back, staying much busier with his striking than Hague. Hague catches Beltran again and the two go toe-to-toe, Hague seemingly given up on the takedown. Hague is breathing heavily, his mouth wide open now. Beltran catches him with a solid uppercut, but doesn’t follow up. Hague appears to have more power in his punches than Beltran, but Beltran is moving better and landing many more punches.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Beltran
R3 – Beltran comes out swinging again, using his jab to effect, but Hague goes back to the takedown. He scores one, but Beltran is immediately back to his feet without any trouble. Beltran starts chopping at Hague’s legs with low kicks. Hague again shoots the takedown, this time picking Beltran up and slamming him to his back. He stands and starts ground and pounding, but Beltran quickly gets out and back to his feet. Both fighters look very tired at this point. Beltran goes back to chopping at the legs with kicks, but Hague fires back rocking Beltran with a punch combination. Hague scores another takedown, landing in Beltran’s guard. Hague quickly moves to full mount and starts unloading punches. Beltran gamely punches up from his back and then reverses position, dropping some ground and pound on Hague before making him stand back up. They finish the round slugging it out.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Hague, the fight 29-28 for Beltran
Joey Beltran def. Tim Hague by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 29-28), R3
YOSHIYUKI YOSHIDA VS. MIKE GUYMON
R1 – The fighters clinch and Yoshida presses Guymon to the fence. Guymon takes Yoshida down, putting him on his back, but Yoshida locks on and arm-in guillotine choke. Guymon patiently works his way out, unloading a couple heavy forearm blows on his way back to his feet. He manages a guillotine of his own on the standing Yoshida. Yoshida escapes and presses Guymon to the fence, trying to find a takedown, but Guymon drives home a few knees to the legs and reverses position. Yoshida lands a stiff right jab to the chin then follows with a solid combination before getting rocked by some hard punches from Guymon, who then takes Yoshida down and starts unloading with forearms and punches, but not with enough time to finish the fight.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Guymon
R2 – Guymon unleashes a couple hard knees to the body before taking Yoshida down. He moves to full mount and starts to drop shots, but Yoshida deftly escapes, making his way back to the feet. Yoshida attempts to pull Guymon down with a guillotine choke, but Guymon slips out and starts pounding away. They return to their feet, Yoshida going for a takedown, but he virtually gets spiked as they wrestle back to the mat, Guymon quickly taking Yoshida’s back and locking on a rear naked choke. Yoshida escapes and eventually passes to side control, but Guymon ties up his head and keeps moving to negate Yoshida’s offense.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Guymon
R3 – Guymon starts the round landing a couple hard kicks to the body then follows with some punches that have Yoshida hurt. The Japanese fighter looks very tired at this point. He eats a knee from Guymon then shoots for the takedown, eventually landing in Guymon’s half guard. Guymon blocks his ground and pound and Yoshida takes his back, but Guymon reverses before the two make their way up to their feet. Guymon quickly puts Yoshida back down and moves to mount. Yoshida turns, but Guymon takes his back briefly before Yoshida turns again and gives Guymon a half-mount position. Guymon is basically in a sitting position on top of Yoshida, against the fence, driving elbows and punches home to his head. Yoshida tries to escape but Guymon continues punishing him from half guard until the bell sounds.
MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 and the fight 30-27 for Guymon
Mike Guymon def. Yoshiyuki Yoshida by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3
JASON MACDONALD VS. JOHN SALTER
R1 – The fighters clinch up early with Salter pressing MacDonald to the cage. They separate briefly with MacDonald landing a sharp inside leg kick, but are quickly back to the clinch. They are separated by the ref. MacDonald lands a kick to the head, but is quickly taken down. He lands awkwardly with his left foot tangled up underneath him, injuring the ankle and the fight is stopped. The ankle, or just above the ankle, appears to be broken. John Salter wins.
John Salter def. Jason MacDonald by TKO (Injury) at 2:42, R1
UFC 113 QUICK RESULTS:
Main Bouts (On Pay-Per-View):
-Mauricio Rua def. Lyoto Machida by TKO (Strikes) at 3:35, R1
-Josh Koscheck def. Paul Daley by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3
-Jeremy Stephens def. Sam Stout by Split Decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28), R3
-Matt Mitrione def. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson by TKO (Strikes) at 4:24, R2
-Alan Belcher def. Patrick Cote by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:29, R2
Preliminary Bouts (Non-Televised):
-Joe Doerksen def. Tom Lawlor by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:10, R2
-Marcus Davis def. Jonathan Goulet by TKO (Strikes) at 1:23, R2
-Johny Hendricks def. T.J. Grant by Majority Decision (29-27, 29-27, 28-28), R3
-Joey Beltran def. Tim Hague by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 29-28), R3
-Mike Guymon def. Yoshiyuki Yoshida by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3
-John Salter def. Jason MacDonald by TKO (Injury) at 2:42, R1