UFC 122, Okami Wins Title Eliminator Bout!Category: MMA
Nate “The Great” Marquardt is headlining another UFC event just less than two months after UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs Palhares where he made quick work of Rousimar Palhares with his punches.
On November 13, 2010 at König Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, Marquardt faces Yushin “Thunder” Okami in an elimination bout for a shot at UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva’s title.
The two will fight in the main event of UFC 122: Marquardt vs Okami.
This is a great appetizer before the main course that is UFC 123: Rampage vs Machida that will be served on November 20, 2010.
UPDATE: Here’s the official UFC 122 results:
* Middleweight bout: Nate Marquardt vs Yushin Okami – Okami deafeated Marquardt via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).
* Lightweight bout: Dennis Siver vs Andre Winner – Siver defeated Winner via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:37 of round 1.
* Welterweight bout: Amir Sadollah vs Peter Sobotta – Sadollah defeated Sobotta via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
* Light Heavyweight bout: Krzysztof Soszynski vs Goran Reljic – Soszynski defeated Reljic via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
* Middleweight bout: Kyle Noke vs Rob Kimmons – Noke defeated Kimmons via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:33 of round 2.
* Light Heavyweight bout: Vladimir Matyushenko vs Alexandre Ferreira – Matyushenko defeated Ferreira via TKO (elbows) at 2:20 of round 1.
* Welterweight bout: Pascal Krauss vs Mark Scanlon – Krauss defeated Scanlon via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
* Welterweight bout: Duane Ludwig vs Nick Osipczak – Ludwig defeated Osipczak via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28).
* Light Heavyweight bout: Seth Petruzelli vs Karlos Vemola – Vemola defeated Petruzelli via TKO (punches) at 3:46 of round 1.
* Welterweight bout: Kris McCray vs Carlos Eduardo Rocha – Rocha defeated McCray via submission (kneebar) at 2:36 of round 1.