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- UFC FIGHT NIGHT RESULTS & LIVE PLAY-BY-PLAY

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QUICK RESULTS:
-Anderson Silva def. James Irvin by KO at 1:01, R1
-Brandon Vera def. Reese Andy by unanimous decison at 5:00, R3
-Frankie Edgar def. Hermes Franca by unanimous decision at 5:00, R3
-Cain Velasquez def. Jake O’Brien by TKO at 2:02, R1
-Kevin Burns def. Anthony Johnson by TKO at 3:35, R3
-C.B. Dollaway def. Jesse Taylor by submission (peruvian neck tie) at 3:58, R1
-Tim Credeur def. Cale Yarbrough by TKO at 1:54, R1
-Rory Markham def. Brodie Farber by KO at 1:47, R1
-Nate Loughran def. Johnny Rees by submission (triangle choke) at 4:21, R1
-Brad Blackburn def. James Gaboo by TKO (strikes) at 2:29, R2
-Shannon Gugerty def. Dale Hartt by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:33, R1

PLAY-BY-PLAY:

-Anderson Silva vs. James Irvin (at Light Heavyweight)
R1: A feeling out process early before they exchange leg kicks with Anderson’s landing. Irvin lands a leg kick and Anderson catches it and fires a right hand up the middle that drops Irvin. Anderson then finished him on the ground with a jackhammer of right hands.

-Anderson Silva def. James Irvin by KO at 1:01, R1

-Brandon Vera vs. Reese Andy
R1: Vera with a kick to start the fight. Andy gets the takedown but Vera bounces back to his feet as Andy presses him against the cage. Vera breaks free and lands a kick to Andy’s body that sent him to the canvas as Vera tells him to get back up. After Andy clinches, Vera lands a knee and then slams Reese to the canvas landing in side control. Vera eventually lets Andy back to his feet. The round ends with Vera sprawling as Andy goes for a double leg. MMAWeekly scores round one 10-9 for Vera.

R2: Vera keeps swithcing stances trying to find an angle to strike. Andy clinches but Vera slams him to the canvas, taking his back in the process. Andy spins around to put Vera in his half guard and scrambles back to his feet. Andy changes levels and lands a straight right hand. Vera lands a high kick. The pace slows dramatically in the final minute. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Vera.

R3: Vera lands an uppercut followed by an outside leg kick to open the third stanza. Andy clinches and presses Vera against the cage. The referee separated the fighters, but after a jab by Vera, they clinch again. Vera lands knees inside the clinch. The round ends with the fighters cinched against the fence. Not the most exciting round in the world, but MMAWeekly scores it 10-9 for Vera.

-Brandon Vera def. Reese Andy by unanimous decison at 5:00, R3

-Frankie Edgar vs. Hermes Franca
R1: Edgar cathes Franca’s leg off a leg kick and takes the fight to the ground. Edgar unleases and assault of ground and pound standing out of and diving back in Franca’s guard. Hermes slaps on an arm bar but Edgar was able to escape. Hermes makes it back to his feet with 90 seconds left. After a short exchange on their feet, Edgar takes Franca down where he goes back to softening Franca up with punches and elbows. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Frankie Edgar.

R2: Franca opens teh round with a leg kick and the two exchange strikes before Edgar gets the fight to the ground while Franca tried to time a knee. Edgar lands several punches inside Franca’s guard. Franca gets back to his feet with just under a minute left in the round. Edgar gets another takedown. Round two was all Frankie Edgar. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.

R3: Franca comes out with a sense of desperation and rocks Edgar with a punch. Franca lands a knee as Edgar tries for a takedown. Edgar gets him down but Franca scrambles to his feet. Edgar gets another takedown, but Franca again gets back to his feet only to be taken down again. Franca gets to his feet with under a minute in the round and hurts Edgar with punches and then a knee, cutting Edgar open. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the final round 10-9 for Edgar.

-Frankie Edgar def. Hermes Franca by unanimous decision at 5:00, R3

-Jake O’Brien vs. Cain Velasquez
R1: O’Brien tries to get it to the canvas but Velasquez gets O’Brien down and advances to side control where he lands several right hands with O’Brien trapped beneath him. After multiple right hands the fight was stopped. Cain Velasquez wins by TKO.

-Cain Velasquez def. Jake O’Brien by TKO at 2:02, R1

-Anthony Johnson vs. Kevin Burns
R1: Johnson started the round with a leg kick, but Burns landed a nice right hand in return. They clinched where Burns landed several knees to Johnson’s body. Burns pushing foward and being the more aggressive striker. Johnson takes Burns down after the fight was momentarily stopped for a low blow by Johnson. Inside Burns’ closed guard, Johnson worked ground and pound. The referee stood them up and Johnson landed a good combination. The round ends with the fighers clinched. MMAWeekly scores the close round one 10-9 for Anthony Johnson.

R2: The second round began with Johnson landing a knee staggering Burns, but was unable to put him away. Johnson found his range and landing at a higher rate. Burns displayed a lot of heart after being tagged by several leg kicks and punches. Burns landed a high kick to Johnson’s head. Johnson took the fight to the ground where he worked ground and pound. The referee stood them up again. The round closed with Johnson getting another takedown. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Johnson.

R3: They exchange leg kicks to start the third. Johnson lands a double leg at the one minute mark. A minute later the referee stood them back up. Johnson immediately secured another takedown. The fight is stood up with 90 seconds left. Burns lands an uppercut and Johnson falls to the ground. Johnson complained that he was poked in the eye and the replay showed he was poked and the uppercut did not land. Burns was warned earlier in the fight for leading with his fingers. Kevin Burns was declared the winner by TKO.

-Kevin Burns def. Anthony Johnson by TKO at 3:35, R3

-Jesse Taylor vs. C.B. Dollaway
R1: The first minute the two fighters were clinched against the cage where Dollaway tossed Taylor to the ground but landed on the bottom. Dollaway landed an illegal knee to the downed Taylor, but the fight continued. When action resumed, Taylor went for a double leg but Dollaway sprawled and ended up mounting Taylor where Taylor gave up his back. Taylor scrambled back to top position. Dollaway slaps on a Peruvian neck tie submission forcing Taylor to tap.

-C.B. Dollaway def. Jesse Taylor by submission (peruvian neck tie) at 3:58, R1

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