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- UFC 83 LIVE RESULTS FROM MONTREAL

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MONTREAL – MMAWeekly is on location at the Bell Centre for Saturday night’s showdown between UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra and challenger Georges St. Pierre.

The two are expected to battle before the largest crowd in UFC history, with more than 21,000 fans expected to fill the arena. If Friday’s weigh-ins were any indicator, expect the crowd to be the most boisterous in UFC history as well.

MMAWeekly will have live results, as the fights happen in Montreal. The first bout is scheduled to begin at 8:05 p.m. ET / 5:05 p.m. PT.

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PRELIMINARY BOUTS:

Jonathan Goulet vs. Kuniyoshi Hironaka
R1 – Goulet works an aggressive stand-up game as Hironaka mainly stays on the defensive. Goulet manages a few solid knees from the clinch as the Canadian crowd rises with his every punch. Late in the round Hironaka rocks Goulet and starts to ground and pound his opponent, but the round ends before he can finish.

R2 – The fighters seem content to stand in this round and again, Goulet finds a way to use his reach effectively. With Hironaka rocked by a pepper of jabs, Goulet senses his opponent is hurt and pursues him against the cage before landing a big 1-2 combination to finish the fight.

Jonathan Goulet def. Kuniyoshi Hironaka by TKO (punches) at 2:07, R1

Cain Velasquez vs. Brad Morris
R1 – Velasquez looks powerful with his striking early on dropping Morris and then following up with some devastating ground and pound. The fight works back to the feet where Morris again is stunned by Velasquez as all he can do is roll away as the former Arizona State wrestler drops punches on him from above forcing the referee to step in and stop the fight.

Cain Velasquez def. Brad Morris by TKO (punches) at 2:10, R1

Sam Stout vs. Rich Clementi
R1- Clementi takes the fight to the ground early on and as Stout scrambles, Clementi takes and back and works for a rear naked choke. Stout is able to roll out, but lands Clementi in the mount position where he begins to unload punches and elbows. Stout survives and works his way back to the feet. Stout tries to jab at his opponent, but Clementi lands another takedown and then back to mount position. The round ends before Clementi could finish
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Rich Clementi

R2 – The fighters stay standing to start the round and despite Stout’s background, it’s Clementi who lands the bigger punches, but Stout is unphased. Stout continues to throw the majority of the punches throughout the round but doesn’t land much to cause damage. Stout shoots for a takedown, but Clementi pulls guard and works for a guillotine. Stout works out and the round ends.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for Rich Clementi

R3- After a few exchanges, Clementi lands a solid single leg putting Stout on his back as Clementi works to improve position. Stout is able to work out and get back to the feet. Stout manages to land a few hard shots, forcing Clementi to clinch and work for a takedown. The referee separates the fighters, and Stout looks strong to end a very close round.
MMAWeekly scores R3 10-9 for Sam Stout

Rich Clementi def. Sam Stout by split decision (29-27, 29-28, 28-29) R3

Ed Herman vs. Demian Maia
R1- Maia goes for the takedown immediately getting Herman on his back. Herman is able to stand back up as Maia continues to clinch and work for another takedown. Herman ends up on top of his opponent where Maia works for an omo plata, but Herman escapes. Maia attempts a heel hook, but again Herman gets out but this time Maia ends up on top, mounting Herman. Herman survives and ends up back on top of Maia where he unleashes punches to end the round.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Demian Maia

R2- Maia again shoots right away trying to take Herman down, but he reverses this time and ends up in Maia’s guard. Herman works a steady diet of punches and elbows against his opponent, but lands in a triangle choke from Maia. Herman rolls and Maia locks on the submission tighter. The referee stops the bout as Herman remains motionless on the canvas.

Demian Maia def. Ed Herman by submission (triangle choke) at 2:27, R2

Alan Belcher vs. Jason Day
R1- Belcher gets a good takedown on Day to start the round and lands in side mount. Day is able to work back to full guard, eventually moving into rubber guard. Belcher struggles to do much from within Day’s guard, but Day is playing mostly a defensive game. Back on the feet, Day starts to unload on Belcher who can only put his arms up and defend. Day throws punch after punch and the referee is forced to step in and stop the fight.

Jason Day def. Alan Belcher by TKO (punches) at 3:58, R1

Jason MacDonald vs. Joe Doerksen
R1- The fighters clinch early and MacDonald pulls a tight guillotine before going to the ground. Doerksen keeps his composure as MacDonald tries to sink the choke in deeper, but Doerksen escapes and lands in side mount. Doerksen locks on a kimura which MacDonald rolls to defend and eventually he makes his way out, but finds himself trapped under Doerksen. MacDonald scrambles, grabs a leg, and ends up putting Doerksen on his back. Close round
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Joe Doerksen

R2- After a brief exchange on the feet, MacDonald gains dominant position on the ground and starts to blast Doerksen with forearm shots and elbows. Referee Steve Mazzaggati stops the fight as Doerksen appears to be knocked out on the ground.

Jason MacDonald def. Joe Doerksen by TKO (strikes on the ground) at :56 seconds, R2

Mac Danzig vs. Mark Bocek
R1- A feeling out process by both standing for the first minute with each fighter throwing combinations. Bocek worked for a single-leg takedown and finally got it after Danzig fended it off for thirty seconds. Bocek worked ground and pound inside Danzig’s guard. Danzig attempted a triangle but Bocek escaped. Danzig worked his way back to his feet only to be taken down again. Using the fence, Danzig gets back to his feet with one minute left in the round. Danzig gains top position after Bocek took the fight to the ground. Danzig punished him with punches and elbows. Danzig could have stolen the round in the final minute, but MMAWeekly scores round one 10-9 for Bocek.

R2- Bocek is moving forward but Danzig lands jabs as he does. Danzig lands a knee to Bocek’s face, dropping him to the canvas. Danzig swoops in to try and finish with strikes. Bocek recovers and rolls for a single-leg. Danzig lands shots to the body and head before Bocek gave up on the single-leg. Danzig mounts Bocek. Bocek rolls and gives up his back. Danzig lets Bocek up and it’s Bocek getting aggressive with his punches. Bocek uses his strikes to open the opportunity for a single-leg takedown. Danzig displays his takedown defense. As the round ends Danzig was landing shots standing over the downed Bocek. MMAWeekly scores it 10-8 for Danzig.

R3- Danzig lands a solid right hand. Bocek tries for another single-leg and gets it. Danzig gets back to his feet. Danzig lands another knee hurting Bocek. Bocek displaying incredible heart. The referee stops the action to have a cut to Bocek’s left eye checked. Action restarts Danzig landing jab after jab. The fight goes to the ground and Danzig mounts Bocek. Bocek gave up his back and Danzig sunk in a Rear Naked Choke forcing Bocek
to to tap out.

Mac Danzig def. Mark Bocek by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:48, R3

Michael Bisping vs. Charles McCarthy
R1- Both fighters throwing big shots to open the fight with Bisping getting the better of it. Bisping clinches and unleashes knees and uppercuts to the arms to the covered McCarthy. McCarthy taunts Bisping. It’s Bisping throwing and McCarthy covering up. Bisping is setting the pace but over commits and McCarthy secures a double-leg takedown with 2:30 left in the round. Bisping tries to get back to his feet but McCarthy was able to get his back and work to an arm. Bisping escapes and gets back to his feet. Bisping lands knee after knee to the covered up McCarthy. One gets through and drops McCarthy. Bisping tries to finish but the round ends. It’s over. The fight was stopped after the bell because McCarthy could not continue.

Michael Bisping def. Charles McCarthy by TKO at 5:00, R1 (stopped between rounds)

Nate Quarry vs. Kalib Starnes
R1- Quarry is the one pressing the early action with leg kicks. Quarry trying to corner Starnes, chasing him around the octagon at one point. Starnes is not wanting to engage as Quarry continues to stalk him. Starnes clinches Quarry and presses him against the cage but Quarry rotates out. Quarry has Starnes back-peddling. Round one was all Quarry. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Quarry.

R2- Starnes opens the round with a combination. Quarry lands more leg kicks. Quarry is landing right leg kicks at will. Starnes was able to catch Quarry’s leg and briefly had Quarry down before Nate bounced back to his feet. The round was much like the first with Quarry moving forward and Starnes retreating. The crowd started chanting “boring.” MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Quarry.

R3- More of the same, Quarry landing leg kicks and Starnes moving away. Quarry continues to try to land punches as Starnes refuses to engage. Starnes’ leg looks to be hurt from all the leg kicks. Quarry taunts Starnes. MMAWeekly scores round three 10-9 for Quarry.

Nate Quarry def. Kalib Starnes by unanimous decision at 5:00, R3 (one judge scored it 30-24).

Rich Franklin vs. Travis Lutter
R1- Rich opens the round working his jab. Lutter tries to clinch and Franklin makes him pay with a right hand that looked to stun Lutter. Lutter immediately goes for a single-leg. Lutter gets Franklin down and takes his back. Franklin spins and Lutter is in Franklin’s half-guard. Lutter works to pass into side control. Lutter mounts Franklin with 2:00 left in the round. Franklin rolls and Lutter goes for an arm bar. Franklin is out and back to his feet. Lutter immediately shoots for a single-leg but Franklin sprawls. Franklin lands shots as Lutter continues to go for the single-leg. MMAWeekly scores round one 10-9 for Lutter.

R2- Lutter tries to get it to the canvas. Franklin is having none of it and sprawls and lands shots. Lutter looks to be gassed. Franklin hurt Lutter with a partially blocked high kick. Franklin tells Lutter to get back up and makes him pay for it with a knee followed by uppercuts. Franklin landing big shots. Lutter’s hands are down and Franklin landing at will. It’s over. The referee stopped the fight. Franklin wins by TKO.

Rich Franklin def. Travis Lutter by TKO at 3:01, R2

Matt Serra vs. Georges St. Pierre
R1- St. Pierre immediately takes Serra down and moves to half-guard. Serra gets back to full-guard. St. Pierre unable to do much inside Serra’s guard. St. Pierre postured up and threw a combination. Serra landing elbows from the bottom. St. Pierre postures up again and lands shots. St. Pierre passes Serra’s guard and lands hammer fists. Serra gets back to his feet. St. Pierre double-legs Serra and immediately passes his guard. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores round one 10-9 for St. Pierre.

R2- St. Pierre gets a single-leg to open the round. Serra gets back to his feet. St. Pierre with three straight jabs. St. Pierre gets another takedown and moves to half-guard. Serra gets back to full-guard. St. Pierre peppering Serra with punches. St. Pierre passes Serra’s guard again. St. Pierre landing several knees to Serra’s body. The referee stops the fight. Georges St. Pierre defeats Matt Serra by TKO referee stoppage to regain the UFC welterweight title.

Georges St. Pierre defeats Matt Serra by TKO at 4:45, R2.

QUICK RESULTS:
Georges St. Pierre def. Matt Serra by TKO at 4:45, R2
Rich Franklin def. Travis Lutter by TKO at 3:01, R2
Nate Quarry def. Kalib Starnes by unanimous decision at 5:00, R3
Michael Bisping def. Charles McCarthy by TKO at 5:00, R1
Mac Danzig def. Mark Bocek by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:48, R3
Jason MacDonald def. Joe Doerksen by TKO (strikes on the ground) at :56, R2
Jason Day def. Alan Belcher by TKO (punches) at 3:58, R1
Demian Maia def. Ed Herman by submission (triangle choke) at 2:27, R2
Rich Clementi def. Sam Stout by split decision (29-27, 29-28, 28-29) R3
Cain Velasquez def. Brad Morris by TKO (punches) at 2:10, R1
Jonathan Goulet def. Kuniyoshi Hironaka by TKO (punches) at 2:07, R1

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