Welcome to FiveKnuckles.com live, blow-by-blow coverage of UFC 106: Ortiz vs. Griffin 2 presented by Yahoo UFC PPV.
Tonight's card is coming to you live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and features a rematch between light-heavyweight superstars Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin.
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UFC 106 QUICK RESULTS:
Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin: Griffin wins by split decision
Josh Koscheck vs. Anthony Johnson: Koscheck wins by submission (choke) at 4:47 of round 2
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Luiz Cane: Nogueira wins by TKO at 1:56 of round 1
Amir Sadollah vs. Phil Baroni: Sadollah wins by unanimous decision
Paulo Thiago vs. Jacob Volkman: Thiago wins by unanimous decision
Marcus Davis vs. Ben Saunders: Saunders wins by KO (knees) at 3:24 of round 1
Kendall Grove vs. Jake Rosholt: Grove wins by submission (triangle) at 3:59 of round 1
Brock Larson vs. Brian Foster: Foster wins by submission (punches) at 3:25 of round 2
Caol Uno vs. Fabricio Camoes: Draw (majority)
George Sotiropoulos vs. Jason Dent: Sotiropoulos wins by submission (armbar) at 4:36 of round 2
UFC 106 LIVE ROUND BY ROUND:
Round 1: Baroni comes out swinging as expected. Sadollah grabs the head and lands couple of nice knees but Badass keeps swinging wildly and he's landing punches. They clinch to the fence and exchange with neither fighter having a clear advantage. Baroni scores a takedown. Sadlloah pulls guard and immediately starts looking for an arm. Baroni lets him up and lands a left hook. Sadollah answers with a nice kick to the body. They exchange some blows and Baroni is cut at the left eye. Sadollah scores with two strong knees and two more as the round ends. That secures the round for Sadollah on our card, 10-9.
Round 2: Baroni is battered and appears gassed. Sadollah smells blood and comes out throwing kicks and punches. Baroni refuses to go away easily as he lands a nice right but Sadollah responds with a straight kick then lands more knees and another front kick. Baroni lands a combination but his power is drained. Sadollah with a big elbow to the head then some knees to the body. Baroni's hands are dropping and Sadollah is scoring. Baroni is still landing occasional shots but at this point they have little effect on Sadollah. The round ends in a clinch with another 10-9 for Sadollah.
Round 3: The third round begins in the same fashion with Sadollah being the fresher of the fighters. Baroni keeps fighting and is throwing with everything he has, knowing he needs a finish. Sadollah's kicks are accurate and scoring at will then he's following up with punches and elbows. A straight kick to the body by Sadollah is answered by a nice left by Baroni. Sadollah scores with some nasty leg kicks then hurts Baroni with a high kick. Baroni is now bleeding from the head and Sadollah is punishing him...