UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones, Who Will Prevail?Category: MMA
Knocking out Lyoto Machida at UFC 113 to erase all doubts to his game, is new UFC Light Heavyweight champ Mauricio Rua ready to defend his title for the first time?
At only 29 years old and the Dragon era ended, are we coming for the Shogun era?
Equally young and possessing raw talent and skills, is Jon Jones ready to rush out of the gate and spoil the party?
Making their UFC debuts, who among former WEC champions Urijah Faber and Eddie Wineland will make a bigger impact?
Facing a top young prospect in Brendan Schaub, do Mirko “Cro Cop” still got what it takes to become a UFC champion?
All of these question will be answered once the UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones results are finally in.
UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones will be held this Saturday, March 19, 2011 LIVE from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Here’s the official UFC 128 results:
Main card (LIVE on pay-per-view)
* Light Heavyweight Championship bout: Maurício Rua (c) vs. Jon Jones – Jones knocked out Rua at 2:37 of round 3 to become the new UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.
* Bantamweight bout: Urijah Faber vs. Eddie Wineland – Faber defeated Wineland by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
* Lightweight bout: Jim Miller vs. Kamal Shalorus – Miller defeated Shalorus via TKO (punches) at 2:15 of round 3.
* Middleweight bout: Nate Marquardt vs. Dan Miller – Marquardt defeated Miller via unanimous decision (30,27, 30,27 30,27)
* Heavyweight bout: Mirko Filipović vs. Brendan Schaub – Brendan Schuab defeated Cro Cop via KO (Punch) at 3:44 of Round 3.
Preliminary card (FREE on Spike TV)
* Light Heavyweight bout: Luiz Cane vs. Eliot Marshall – Luiz Cane defeated Eliot Marshall via TKO (Punches) at 2:15 of Round 1.
* Lightweight bout: Edson Barboza vs. Anthony Njokuani – Barboza defeated Njokuani via unanimous decsion (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Preliminary card (FREE on Facebook)
* Welterweight bout: Ricardo Almeida vs. Mike Pyle – Pyle defeated Almeida via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
* Lightweight bout: Kurt Pellegrino vs. Gleison Tibau – Tibau defeated Pellegrino via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Preliminary card (not televised)
* Catchweight (195 lb) bout: Nick Catone vs. Constantinos Philippou – Catone defeated Philippou via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
* Featherweight bout: Erik Koch vs. Raphael Assunção – Koch defeated Assunção via KO (punch) at 2:31 of round 1. This bout aired on the Spike TV broadcast following the Cane vs. Marshall fight.
* Bantamweight bout: Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian Loveland – Benavidez defeated Loveland via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
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