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- UFC 79 LIVE RESULTS

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RESULTS:

-Mark Bocek def. Doug Evans by unanimous decision (29-28 x 3) at 5:00, R3
-Roan Carneiro def. Tony DeSouza by TKO at 3:33, R2.
-Dean Lister def. Jordan Radev by Unanimous Decision (30-27 x 3) at 5:00, R3
-Manny Gamburyan def. Nate Mohr by submission (ankle lock) at , at 1:31, R1
-James Irvin def. Luis Cane by Disqualification (illegal strike to downed opponent) at 1:51, R1
-Rich Clementi def. Melvin Guillard by Submission (rear naked choke) at 4:40, R1
-Lyoto Machida def. Sokoudjou by Submission (head and arm triangle choke) at 4:20, R2
-Eddie Sanchez def. Soa Palelei by TKO (referee’s stoppage due to strikes) at 3:24, R3
-Chuck Liddell def. Wanderlei Silva by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
-Georges St. Pierre def. Matt Hughes by Submission (armbar) at 4:54, R2

PLAY-BY-PLAY: 1:54

-Mark Bocek vs. Doug Evans

ROUND ONE: Both fighter felt eachother out for the first two minutes. Evans starts to open up with his striking forcing Bocek to shoot in for a takedown, but Evans sprawls. Boceck gets a takedown but is unable to do anything with it as Evans works his way back to his feet. Bocek gets another takedown and quickly passes Evans’ guard. Bocek works some light ground and pound as the round closes as Evans displays good defense. MMAWeekly scores round one 10-9 for Bocek

ROUND TWO: After an exchange of jabs, Bocek shoots in for a double-leg, but Evans fends it off. Bocek gets a takedown, but Evans immediately reverses him before a scramble that results in both fighters getting back to their feet. Bocek secures his second takedown of the round and works ground and pound inside Evans’ half-guard. Evans has a cut over hs left eye. Bocek continues to control the action with forearm strikes and elbows. MMAWeekly scores round two 10-9 for Bocek.

ROUND THREE: Evans pushes the pace standing while Bocek goes for a takedown, and eventually gets it along the cage. Referee Herb Dean stands them up where Bocek immediately shoots in for a double-leg. Evans defends and lands a solid right hand, but not before Bocek closes the distance and presses him against the fence. Bocek gets the fight back to the ground, but Dean stands them back up after a lull in the action. The round ends with Evans working for a Kimura. MMAWeekly scores the final round 10-9 for Bocek.

-Roan Carneiro vs. Tony DeSouza

ROUND ONE: Carneiro clinches DeSouza as DeSouza works knees to the body. Carneiro gets Desouza down only to be caught in an arm bar that he escapes. Carneiro takes DeSouza’s back and works for a rear naked choke with three minutes left in the round. DeSouza rolls over and ends up in Carneiro’s guard where Carneiro works for a Kimura, but DeSouza gets out of it easily. DeSouza lands strikes inside of Carneiro’s guard as Carneiro returns with several elbows from the bottom. MMAWeekly scores round one 10-9 for Carneiro in a competive display of grappling.

ROUND TWO: The pace slows in the second round where the first minute took place with both fighters clinching along the cage before the referee seperated them. DeSouza attempts to press the action standing but Carneiro slams him to the canvas for his efforts. Carneiro takes DeSouza’s back and lands strikes to DeSouza’s head. DeSouza does little to defend and the fight is stopped. Carneiro wins by TKO.

-Dean Lister vs. Jordan Radev

ROUND ONE: For the first minute, both fighters were content to exchange leg kicks before Lister attempted a takedown. Radev sprawled his way out of it. Lister is the one setting the pace, moving forward, but not landing any damaging strikes. Lister contines to move forward with kicks to the body. Radev was able to land a left hook to Lister’s jaw but Lister shook it off. MMAWeekly scores round one 10-9 for Lister.

ROUND TWO: It’s Radev pushing the action in round two as Lister attempts to pull guard three different times. The crowd inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center start to boo for the first time tonight. Radev lands a glancing wild right hand but does no damage. Lister returns fire with kicks to the body. With 30 seconds left in the round, Lister gets the takedown, mounts Radev and lanches effective ground and pound. The round ends with Lister in mount position. MMAWeekly scores round two 10-9 for Lister basing it on the takedown and finish of the round.

ROUND THREE: Niether fighter able to do much in the first two minutes. Lister finally goes for another takedown but Radev defends well. They remain clinched up along the fence. Lister eventually gets Radev to the canvas with just over a minute remaining. Lister advances to half guard but does little with it. The round ends and the fans boo. MMAWeekly scores round three 10-9 for Lister.

-Manny Gamburyan vs. Nate Mohr

ROUND ONE: Manny immediately tries to get the fight to the ground but Mohr shakes off the takedown attempt. Gamburyan gets the fight where he wants it, on the ground. The crowd chants “Manny, Manny.” Gamburyan sinks in an ankle lock forcing Mohr to tap out.

-James Irvin vs. Luis Cane
ROUND ONE: Round starts, Luis lands good right hands while Irvin hits uppercuts. Both fighters are staggered, Irvin throws a body kick, caught by Cane and the fight was taken to the ground. As Irvin was trying to get up with his knees still on the mat, Cane throws an illegal knee strike that floors Irvin. Fight is stopped because Irvin cannot continue after the illegal strike. Irvin has to be helped out of the Octagon. Irvin wins by Disqualification.

-Melvin Guillard vs. Rich Clementi
ROUND ONE: Guillard lands solid shots while standing but Clementi gets the fight to the ground and works to take Guillard’s back. The fight gets back to the feet, but eventually Clementi takes the fight down again, locking on a body triangle and a rear naked choke forcing the tap out from Guillard.

-Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou vs. Lyoto Machida
ROUND ONE: The fighters exchange punches standing and Sokoudjou lands a takedown, but Machida immediately reverses and lands in half guard where he works ground and pound while attempting for a few submissions. The fight is stood back up and Sokoudjou gets a takedown to end the round.
MMAWeekly scores Rd 1 for Lyoto Machida 10-9

ROUND TWO: Machida controls from start to finish, first by landing a huge punch that put Sokoudjou on the ground and after working ground and pound, Machida works for a head and arm choke and Sokoudjou is forced to tap out.

-Eddie Sanchez vs. Soa Palelei
ROUND ONE: Sanchez and Palelei exchange punches, Soa gets a takedown early in the round. As the fight goes back to its feet, Sanchez lands the more effective punches to end the session.
MMAWeekly scores Rd 1 10-9 for Eddie Sanchez

ROUND TWO: Sanchez controls the stand-up the entire round, while Palelei just reacts to his opponent’s movements. Palelei can only clinch and press the fight to the cage, where the referee is forced to separate the fighters and Sanchez again works his punches, landing combinations to end the round.
MMAWeekly scores Rd 2 10-9 for Eddie Sanchez

ROUND THREE: Sanchez continues to punish Palelei in the round while the Australian can only clinch to avoid the strikes. Sanchez continues to strike and pursue his opponent and after another brutal series of uppercuts, the referee stops the fight due to strikes.
3:24

-Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva
ROUND ONE: Both fighters throw heavy punches throughout the round. Liddell lands a flush punch that backs Silva up early in the round but he recovers and attacks, but Liddell counters and lands better shots in the first session.
MMAWeekly scores Rd 1 10-9 for Chuck Liddell

ROUND TWO: Wanderlei opens up with more effective stand-up in the 2nd round, with Liddell trying to counter. Towards the end of the round, Liddell opens a cut over Wanderlei’s eye and after another exchange between the fighters, Chuck takes Silva down to end the round.
MMAWeekly scores Rd 2 10-9 for Wanderlei Silva

ROUND THREE: Liddell controls the action throughout the third round, landing big punches putting Silva on his heels. Liddell also lands two takedowns in the round.

-Georges St. Pierre vs. Matt Hughes
ROUND ONE: St. Pierre dominates the entire round, backing Hughes up and eventually getting a takedown. After working to pass guard, GSP gets mount and reigns down shots eventually taking his back. The round ends as GSP goes for an armbar.
MMAWeekly scores Round 1 10-9 for St. Pierre

ROUND TWO: St. Pierre takes over in round 2 as well, putting Hughes on his back and working him over again. Hughes gets up and tries a takedown but GSP reverses and does a judo throw landing Hughes on his back. GSP works for a kimura and then transitions to an armbar, and Hughes verbally submits.