If you’re a fan of crime-stopping phenoms, chain-wearing film stars, or simply terrific MMA events then chances you were excited about the UFC‘s offering tonight in Denver, Colorado! Headlined by Jon Jones defending his light heavyweight championship against former title-holder Quinton Jackson, and also featuring fights like Matt Hughes vs. Josh Koscheck and Nate Diaz vs. Takanori Gomi, UFC 135 unfolded earlier this evening and Fighters.com was along for the ride with the rest of you, reporting back on whose reflexes reigned supreme at the show.
In addition to determining the UFC’s 205-pound champion, the fight between “Rampage” and Jones also settled a score that’s become ever-more personal as the weeks have unfolded between the match-up’s original announcement and today’s tussle in the “Mile High City”.
Read below for a rundown of UFC 135 results:
James Te Huna def. Ricardo Romero via Knockout Round 1 (Strikes)
Takeya Mizugaki def. Cole Escovedo via Knockout Round 2 (Strikes)
Junior Assuncao def. Eddie Yagin via Unanimous Decision
Tim Boetsch def. Nick Ring via Unanimous Decision
Tony Ferguson def. Aaron Riley via TKO Round 1 (Injury – Broken Jaw)
Nate Diaz def. Takanori Gomi via Submission Round 1 (Armbar)
Travis Browne def. Rob Broughton via Unanimous Decision
Mark Hunt def. Ben Rothwell via Unanimous Decision
Josh Koscheck def. Matt Hughes via Knockout Round 1 (Strikes)
Jon Jones def. Quinton Jackson via Submission Round 4 (Rear-Naked Choke)