Photos by Scott Petersen – MMAWeekly.com

Because of the high profile of Saturday night’s UFC 104 main
event, the unanimous decision in champion Lyoto Machida’s favor against Mauricio
“Shogun” Rua has drawn a firestorm of controversy.


While they won’t help settle the arguments, MMAWeekly.com’s
Scott Petersen was there to capture all of the action at UFC 104. Check out his
photos from the controversial
main event
and the heavyweight
co-main event
that helped to establish Cain Velasquez as a contender to
Brock Lesnar’s heavyweight crown.


Continue to check back at MMAWeekly.com for the full UFC 104
photo gallery.



Main Card Bouts:
-Lyoto Machida def. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua by Unanimous
Decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

-Cain Velasquez def. Ben Rothwell by TKO (Strikes) at 0:58, R2
-Gleison Tibau def. Josh Neer by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
-Joe Stevenson def. Spencer Fisher by TKO (Strikes) at 4:03, R1
-Anthony Johnson def. Yoshiyuki Yoshida by KO (Punch) at 0:41, R1

Preliminary Bouts:
-Ryan Bader def. Eric Schafer by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-26, 30-27)
-Pat Barry def. Antoni Hardonk by TKO (Strikes) at 2:30, R2
-Chael Sonnen def. Chael Sonnen by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

-Jorge Rivera def. Rob Kimmons at 1:53 by TKO (Strikes), R3
-Kyle Kingsbury def. Razak Al-Hassan by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
-Stefan Struve def. Chase Gormley at 4:04 by Submission (Triangle), R1


UFC 104:
Machida vs. Shogun Photo Gallery


UFC 104:
Velasquez vs. Rothwell Photo Gallery