Aug 6, 2011 - by Steve Gerweck
Results from the The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA:
- Rafael Natal wins the opener over Paul Bradley 30-27, 29-28, 29-28.
- Mike Brown def. Nam Phan via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- Johny Hendricks def. Mike Pierce via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
- Ivan Menjivar def. Nick Pac via unanimous decision
- Chad Mendes def. Rani Yahya via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Alexander Gustafsson def. Matt Hamill via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:34
- Rory MacDonald defeated Mike Pyle via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:54
- Constantinos Philippou def. Jorge Rivera via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28). Philippou came out to Whitesnake’s “Here I go again.”
- Brian Ebersole def. Dennis Hallman via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:28. After the fight, Ebersole told Joe Rogan he wants to be on the “Fear Factor.”
- Vitor Belfort def. Yoshihiro Akiyama via KO at 1:54 of round one.
– Mickey Rourke is shown in the house.
- Rashad Evans def. Tito Ortiz via TKO at 4:48 of round 2.
Jon Jones via Twitter: “Nice fight, I’ll be ready ”