UFC On Fuel 4: Chris Weidman Vs. Mark Munoz Play By Play

Just a few days after the biggest fight of the summer is a middle of the road card coming out of my backyard. UFC on Fuel 4 is at the Shark Tank and I’m not there. Why? Because it’s a Wednesday and people who live in the Silicon Valley work until 6 or 7PM. And also, I’m hesitant to pay good money for a show that’s low on interest and star power. And also, also, I have Fuel so I get to watch it for free (or 1/500th of my cable bill).

That being said, the main event should be good stuff.

1. Anthony Njokuani vs. Rafael Dos Anjos

Dos Anjos connected with a left that put Njokuani on the floor and he also had two takedowns in the round, though Njokuani did a great job getting up immediately.

Dos Anjos succeed twice more in getting Njokuani down including a big slam late in the second. Njokuani is clearly the better striker, but Dos Anjos is moving in and out, not letting Njokuani to really let anything go.

Njokuani could never really get off. Dos Anjos took him down 6 times in all and he’s going to win an easy decision.

Winner: Rafael Dos Anjos by way of unanimous decision

2. Vaughn Lee vs. TJ Dillashaw

Lee threw a kick, Dillashaw caught his leg and did something between a suplex and a fallaway body slam. Lee was stunned and Dillashaw took him down again. Dillashaw jumped on top of his back and sunk in a rear naked choke for the win.

Winner: TJ Dillashaw by way of 1st round submission

3. Francis Carmont vs. Karlos Vemola
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UFC 141 Weigh-ins

Manvel Gamburyan (146) vs. Diego Nunes (145)

Matthew Riddle (170) vs. Luis Ramos (171)

Jacob Volkmann (155) vs. Efrain Escudero (155)

Dong Hyun Kim (171) vs. Sean Pierson (171)

Anthony Njokuani (154) vs. Danny Castillo (156)

Ross Pearson (145) vs. Junior Assuncao (145)

Nam Phan (146) vs. Jimy Hettis (145)

Vladimir Matyushenko (205) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (203)

Jon Fitch (171) vs. Johny Hendricks (170)

Nate Diaz (156) vs. Donald Cerrone (156)

(Diaz came in at 157 and Cowboy said it was okay, but per Kevin Iole, Cerrone’s camp made Nate get down to 156.)

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UFC 128 On Spike – Eliot Marshall Vs. Luiz Cane Play By Play

I missed the Facebook fights, but Gleison Tibau beat Kurt Pellegrino by split decision and Mike Pyle beat Ricardo Almeida by unanimous decision. The first SpikeTV fight is Edson Barboza vs. Anthony Njokuani.

1. Edson Barboza vs. Anthony Njokuani

Barbosa is laying into everything he’s throwing. He’s thrown some nasty kicks to the body and rocked Njokuani with a right hand. He also landed an upper cut which staggered him as well. He woke Njokuani up, though Njokuani took a finger into the eye. The round ended with Njokuani looking more mad than hurt.

Better round for Njokuani as he put Barboza down and if Barboza wasn’t able to kick him off, Njokuani would’ve ended it. Barboza got a takedown, but Njokuani was way more active and Barboza had to fight more defensively.

Barboza has become more of the agressor in the round and was doing a good job at mixing his punches and kicks. He had Njokuani on the defensive. Njokuani threw a nasty flying knee that stopped him in his tracks for a bit, but Barboza stayed on the aggressive. Near the end of the round Barboza threw a reverse kick that landed hard. He’s going to win the decision.

Winner: Edson Barboza by unanimous decision

2. Eliot Marshall Vs. Luiz Cane

This was a weird one. Marshall stumbled and might’ve hurt his leg. He fell backwards after a Cane punch and Cane threw about 100 punches in a row before it was stopped. Marshall did a good job blocking a lot of it, but it was just too long for him to be on his back.

Winner: Luiz Cane by way of 1st round TKO

WEC 48: Jose Aldo Vs. Urijah Faber Play By Play

Well, at least the open is different. No gladiators thankfully.

I blogged the prelims on Spike TV, which featured a crazy fight between Leonard Garcia and Chan Sung Jung.

1. Anthony Banuelos vs. Scott Jorgensen

The striking in this one is so different than the Garcia/Jung fight. Very technical and solid. Banuelos threw the best shot of the round with a left hook that put him down. Otherwise, very competitive round.

What a round for Jorgensen. He was the better striker and was walking down Banuelos. He put him down with a straight right to the temple and Banuelos’ nose started bleeding like crazy. Banuelos sprang up at the end, but easily Jorgensen’s round.

Jorgensen put him down again and the bloody nose exploded again. He was working the choke late in the round, but Banuelos fought him. It wasn’t the most active fight, but both guys are just really good technically. Jorgensen is going to get the decision, but Banuelos was never say die.

Winner: Scott Jorgensen by unanimous decision

2. Shane Roller vs. Anthony Njokuani
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