Welcome to the UFC 137 Penn vs. Diaz full pay per view results. 2 retirements announced and BIG wins & so much more went down. Let's not waste anymore time & get right to everything that happened....
UFC 137 Prelim Full & Quick Results
Preliminary Bouts (on Facebook)
Brandon Vera def. Eliot Marshall by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Ramsey Nijem def. Danny Downes by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-27)
Francis Carmont def. Chris Camozzi by unaimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Clifford Starks def. Dustin Jacoby by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Preliminary Bouts (on Spike TV)
Donald Cerrone def. Dennis Siver by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:22, R1
Bart Palaszewski def. Tyson Griffin by KO at 2:45, R1
Main Bouts (on Pay-Per-View)
Nick Diaz def. B.J Penn by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-28)
Cheick Kongo def. Matt Mitrione by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-28, 29-28)
Roy Nelson def. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic by TKO at 1:30, R3
Scott Jorgensen def. Jeff Curran by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Hatsu Hioki def. George Roop by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
UFC 137 Penn vs. Diaz
Hatsu Hioki vs. George Roop
Hioki wiht a high kick that’s partially blocked. Roop lands a glancing high kick of his own. Roop connects with a right hand and leg kick. Roop lands a kick below the belt and the fight is stopped momentarily. The fight is resumed and the pace picks up. Hioki clinches and works for a takedown. Roop fends off the takedown and spins Hioki to the cage. Hioki reverses the position and lands knees to Roop’s legs. The two work for position along the cage. Hioki lands a series of knees to the body. Hioki takes Roop’s back standing. Roop shakes him off and lands a knee to the body. Hioki tosses Roop to the ground and lands in side control. Roop works his way back to guard. Roop gets back to his feet and Hioki grabs him and clinches. Roop frees himself and lands a right hand.
Roop lands an outside leg kick to start the round. Hioki with a right hand and Roop lands a combination ending in a high kick to the head. Roop with a punch to the body. Roop lands another head kick, but not much power on them. Hioki clinches and takes Roop down. He lands into mount. Hioki moves to side control. Hioki worked for an americana but let it go. He moves to the mount position again. Hioki works some light ground and pound. Roop unable to escape the mount. Hioki not doing much from the top position. Roop gets out of the mount and lands and up-kick before standing up. Roop presses forward with strikes as the round ends.
Roop comes out and takes Hioki down. Hioki gets back up or maybe Roop let him back up. Roop misses with a flying knee. Hioki goes for a takedown and Roops stuffs it. They clinch. Hioki has Roop against the fence. Roop spins him and lands a knee. Roop stomping on Hioki’s feet. With two minutes remaining the referee separates them. Roop takes Hioki down and moves him to the cage. Hioki works a high guard. Roop lands a few short left hands. The round ends with Roop landing punches and lifing and slamming Hioki inside his guard.
Scott Jorgensen vs. Jeff Curran
They exchange early. Curran lands a right hand. Jorgensen returns the favor. Jorgensen gets the fight to the ground. Curran controls Jorgensen with wrist control. Jorgensen lands peppering punches to the body and head. Curran tries to sweep but Jorgensen maintains top control. Curran gets up but Jorgensen powers him back to the canvas. The referee stand them up before long. Curran lands a right hand. Curran lands an inside leg kick. Curran is throwing bombs but missing. Jorgensen takes the fight to the ground. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Jorgensen.
Curran landing punches. Curran shoots for a takedown but Jorgensen sprawls and lands knees. Jorgensen presses Curran to the cage and lands knees to Curran’s legs. Jorgensen picks Curran up off of a knee and slams him to the canvas. Curran gets back to his feet. Jorgensen lands a knee and Curran an uppercut to the body. Curran drops for a guillotine but Jorgensen escapes. They back standing. Jorgensen gets a takedown. Before long, Curran gets back to his feet. Jorgensen goes for another takedown but Curran defends and lands punches to the body.
Jorgensen lands a right hand while Curran misses with a looping right. Jorgensen not letting his hands go thus far. Curran pressing the action but not landing. Inside leg kick by Curran and Jorgensen returns one. Jorgensen using his jab. Outside leg kick lands for Curran. They clinch. Jorgensen lands a knee to the body and two to the legs. Jorgensen pressing Curran against the fence. Curran separates himself and they’re in the center of the cage. Curran throwing powerful shots, lands an uppercut. Right hand lands by Jorgensen. Curran lands an inside leg kick and shoots for a takedown. Jorgensen stuffs it and moves to side control.
The judges score the fight 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, declaring Scott Jorgensen the winner by unanimous decision.
Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic vs. Roy Nelson
Nelson moves in and misses wiht a left. Nelson circling away from Cro Cop’s left leg. Nelson misses with a right hand but gets a takedown. Cro Cop works his closed guard. Nelson lands an elbow. Nelson lands a couple of punches to the body. Cro Cop gets back to his feet and lands a left hand. Cro Cop with a kick to the body and left hand. Nelson lands a right hand solidly. Cro Cop responds with an uppercut. Nelson with a glancing right hand. Cro Cop lands a left uppercut that pops Nelson’s head back. Nelson is stalking him. Straight left by Cro Cop. Nelson throws a high kick. Cro Cop with a kick to the body.
Nelson is stalkng and lands a right hand that hurt Cro Cop. Cro Cop answers adn lands several uppercuts and punches to the body. Nelson is bleeding. Cro Cop lands a straight left. Nelson moving forward. Cro Cop throws a left high kick that’s blocked. Nelson pushes forward with punches and they clinch. Nelson gets a single leg takedown and lands in half guard. Nelson passes to side control. Nelson lands left hands. With a minute left in the round, Nelson works to pin Cro Cop’s arm down and does. Nelson has him in a crucifix. Cro Cop is eating punches and can’t do anything about it. Nelson with an elbow. More left hands by Nelson as the round ends.
They touch gloves to start the final round. Nelson with a front kick to the body. Nelson lands a right hand that sends Cro Cop back. Nelson knocks Cro Cop down with a left hand. Nelson takes his back and lands bit punches. The referee stops the fight. Roy Nelson defeats Cro Cop by TKO.
The official time of the TKO was 1:30 of the third round.
UFC 137 Penn vs. Diaz
Co-Main Event Of The Evening
Mitrione comes out southpaw. Not a punch thrown through the first minute. Mitrione jumps in and misses with a right hand. The crowd starting to get restless. Kongo misses with a straight right. Mitrione misses with a big right and they clinch. Kongo presses Mitrione against the cage. Kongo lands knees to Mitrione’s thigh. Referee Herb Dean separates them. Kongo misses with two right hands. Mitrione pushes forward missing with a combination. Kongo lands an outside leg kick and then an outside leg kick. Kongo throws a front kick and Mitrione catches it and Kongo falls but gets back up immediately. They exchange at the bell with neither landing. Hard round to score.
Kongo with a leg kick. Mitrione lands a right hand. Kongo works leg kicks. Mitrione with an inside leg kick. Kongo misses with two right hands but lands two leg kicks. Kongo comes in with a combination and a right hand got through. Mitrione lands a right hand. Kongo circles on the outside. Mitrioine moving forward. They exchange leg kicks. Kongo pushes forward with a flurry that comes up with air. Mitrione lands a right hand and an uppercut. Pace is picking up some. Kongo letting his hands go but Mitrione is making him miss with head movement. Inside leg kick landed by Mitrione followed by a right hand. Mitrione comes in with punches as the bell sounds.
Kongo lands a right hand to start the round. Mitrione lands a right hand. Kongo pushes forward with a flurry, landing one punch, and takes Mitrione down. Kongo slammed him. Kongo is in side control. Mitrione gives up his back looking to secure a leg. Mitrione stands up but Kongo presses him against the fence. Three minutes remaining and they’re clinched along the cage. Mitrione is bleeding under his left eye. Kongo gets a single leg takedown and lands in Mitrione’s half guard. Kongo lands punches and elbows. Mitrione unable to get up. Kongo has his back.
The judges score the fight 30-27, 30-28, 29-28 for Cheick Kongo by unanimous decision.
UFC 137 Penn vs. Diaz
Main Event Of The Evening
No touch of gloves in this one. Penn with a left hand. Penn with a hook to the body. They clinch. Diaz presses Penn against the cage. They separate. Penn with a jab. Diaz lands a right hand over the top. Big right hand by Diaz. Penn lands a combination. Penn takes him down and takes Diaz’ back in a scramble. Penn landing right hands to Diaz’ head. Penn now in side control. Penn stands and Diaz works his way back to his feet. Diaz lands knees to Penn’s thigh, pressing Penn agaisnst the cage. The separate and are in the center of the Octagon. Penn lands a left hand. Penn with an uppercut. Diaz lands a right hand. Penn clinches briefly before separating. Diaz with a right hand and Penn counters with a right of his own. Diaz bumps Penn after the bell going back to his corner.
Left hand by Penn. Hard leg kick by Diaz. Diaz starting to talk and taunt Penn. Diaz presses Penn against the fence and lands several short punches to the body. They separate. Penn goes for a single leg but Diaz defends it. Several body shots landed by Diaz. Diaz landing jabs. Diaz with a hook to the body. Penn with a left hand to the head. Diaz clinches and goes for a takedown. Combination by Diaz. Big combination by Diaz. Diaz picking Penn a part. Penn backing up. Diaz pouring on the punches. Diaz lands an uppercut and a right hook. The round was all Diaz.
Penn with a punch to the body. Penn looks for a takedown but Diaz defends it. Diaz presses forward with punches. They trade right hands. Diaz with jab after jab. Penn lands a nice right hand. Penn with another right hand. Diaz continues to land jabs. Penn looks to be fading. Diaz with a right hand. Penn moving forward now and landing shots. Right hand by Diaz and he presses Penn against the fence. Final minute and they slug it out. Penn comes to life. Diaz with a left hand. They both throw punches at the bell.
What a night it was as we said good bye to UFC legends BJ Penn & Mirco Cro Cop. They will never be forgotten. Overall an outstanding card and starting at UFC 138 all main events title or not will be 5, 5min rounds. That is a GAME CHANGER!!
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