Costa Philippou (12-2-1) vs. Francis Carmont (21-7)
*prediction: Carmont Wins
Round 1: @4:55 Francis lands a front kick. @4:34 low kick exchanges between the fighters. @4:25 Francis takes down Costa, 4:16 staying on top. @3:55 they are against the cage, Francis on top. @3:34 Francis stays on top, Costa against the cage. @3:04 Francis attempts choke, @2:56 Costa powers out of the choke. @2:40 Francis on top in half guard throwing short punches to the body. @2:23 Costa on the bottom Francis on top in full guard. @2:09 Costa attempts armbar, fails. @1:51 Costa on bottom ,ground and pound from Carmont - he's in north south. @1:31 side guard transitions to full guard. @1:14 Costa elbows from bottom. @1:01 Francis ground and pound side control. @0:37 Choke attempt by Francis. @0:10 Costa attempts armbar, round ends.
Our scoring: 10-8 Carmont
Round 2: @4:55 Francis comes out with jabs. @4:35 Francis takes down Costa again, power double. @4:19 Francis in full guard. @3:56 Costa against the cage, Francis on top. @3:44 Francis dominant, Costa against the cage. @3:20 big shot from the top by Carmont. @2:58 Francis on top again, Costa looks frustrated. @2:41 Carmont in half guard on top. @2:25 Ref asking them to move, no action. @2:13 Ref stands them up. @1:55 Costa slips but stays on the feed. @1:41 Francis takes Costa down again, driving in a power double. @1:23 Kimura attempt on the right arm of Costa - fails. @1:00 GnP by Francis front side mount. @0:38 GnP by Francis again good shots, Costa on the bottom no action from him. @0:15 full mount by Carmont. @0:10 Carmont on top round ends.
Our scoring: 10-8 Carmont
Round 3: @4:41 Costa jabs. @4:30 High kick by Carmon, clean. @4:20 Costa rubbing eye, looks like an injury. @4:09 double leg shot by Francis, rag dolls Costa, takes him down @3:51 Costa on his back again, GnP by Francis. @3:33 Carmont on top, GnP fron the half guard, Costa giving no indication of ability of getting up. @3:12 Carmont with hardcore GnP! @2:55 Costa attempts to get up, cost on 1 knee. @2:38 Costa up and gets taken down again. @2:26 Costa attempts choke , drops it. @2:00 Hardcore GnP by Carmont , Costa is in pain. @1:40 Carmont is dominating Costa. @1:30 Costa trying to get up nothing working. @1:12 Francis on top keeps up hardcore GnP @1:05 big elbow GnP by Carmont. @0:51 hard GnP by Carmont continues. @30 Carmont got full mount, almost choke. @0:14 hammer fists by Carmont.
Our scoring: 10-8 Carmont
Judges score: 30-27/30-27/30-26, close to what we scored - winner Carmon
Brendan Schaub (9-3) vs. Matt Mitrione (6-2)
Our prediction: Schaub wins
Round 1: @4:40 they are feeling each other out. @4:25 big right had by Mitrione, grazed. @4:08 Schaub missed left. @3:56 heavy kick by Matt. @3:40 big righ hand by Schaub. @3:20 there is a cut not sure who. @3:06 hard kick by Matt. @2:58 Schaub attempts takedown, stuffed. @2:46 clear Matt is cut under left eye. @2:28 low leg kick by Matt. @2:18 attempted overhand right by Schaub, blocked. @1:58 Schaub pushes formward with a wild combination @1:48 Schaub takes down Mitrione. @1:33 Schaub on top in half guard. @1:23 Schaub attempts to pass guard. @1:13 Schaub has a choke. @0:54 Schaub chokes out Matt Mitrione!
-Matt did NOT tap out, got put to sleep by Schaub
WINNER by submission: Brendan Schaub
Renan Barão (30-1) vs. Eddie Wineland (20-8-1)
Our Prediction: Barao Wins
Round 1: @4:49 pace is fast. @4:45 low kick by Barao. @4:30 left right by Eddie. @4:01 big right hand by Eddie. @3:37 Barao attempts takedown, they clinch. @3:26 they against the cage, Eddie pushing on Barao. @3:12 judge breaks them up, back to the center of the cage. @2:53 high kick by Barao, Eddie pushes it off. @2:30 eddie goes to the body with a punch. @2:12 reverse spin kick missed by Barao @1:55 Wineland bouncing around very confident @1:29 good low kick by Barao @1:21 left right by Barao @1:08 Barao takedown stuffed by Eddie @0:55 good right by Barao @0:47 good high kick by Barao @0:29 big right and left by Barao @0:19 low kick by Barao @13 jab by Wineland
Our score: 10-9 Barao
Round 2: @4:49 Eddie comes out with jab. @4:48 good right by Eddie left to the body by Barao. @4:32 good spinning back-kick to the head by Barao, Wineland knocked down. Barao on top punching, ref stops fight.
WINNER BY TKO, Renan Barão
Jon Jones (18-1) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (15-1)
Our Prediction: Jon Jones Wins
Round 1: @4:48 Alexander comes out with kick. Spinning backkick by Jones in the 1st minute. @4:15 high kick by Jones. @4:09 spinning back kick to the body by Jones. @3:52 kick to the knee by Jones @3:33 another knee kick, Jones keeps kicking the knee @3:10 kick to the body by Jones @2:37 right hand by Alexander, not clean @2:25 right hand attempt by Alexander again @2:16 left right by Alexander, Jon Jones is CUT! over right eye @2:01 Gustafsson again pushing forward. @1:55 spinning back kick by Jones @1:43 Headkick by Jones but light 90 seconds on the clock Jones moves forward @1:20 low kick by Jones, they are throwing a lot of kickboxing hits @1:00 Gustafsson takes down Jon Jones , 1st takedown in UFC for Jon Jones!!! taken down @0:30 Gustafsson got pocked in the right eye, both are sticking fingers out warned by ref. @0:20 Alexander uses fake air jabs to keep Jones away @:10 Jones looks for takendown but fails.
Our Score: 10-9 Gustafsson
Round 2: Opening round , Jones visibly cut under right eye @4:52 nice inside leg kick by Jon @4:40 Alexander catches Jones low kick, throws him down @4:30 Alexander avoids Jones takendown @4:10 right hand by Alexander, stuffs takedown by Jones, Jones has 5 takedowns stuffed!!!! @3:37 Jones has a hard time reaching Alexander @3:30 big left by Gustafsson @3:09 good low kick by Jones @2:30 good left high head kick by Jones , connects @2:14 good left hook by Alexander @1:59 good combination by Alexander, left right straight @1:40 low right kick by Alexander @1:23 Alexander catches high kick by Jones, throws him down, STUFFS another taken down from Jones , 6 takedowns stuffed by Alexander Gustafsson @0:45 good inside leg kick by Jones @0:28 High kick by Jones stuffed , final seconds lots of dancing around
Our Scoring: 10-9 , Gustafsson
Round 3: @4:47 good right low kick by Jones @4:28 low kick by Jones again @3:57 clinch , Alexander breaks clinch @3:41 right hand over the top by Alexander, hurt Jones a little @3:28 high kick by Jones, nothing Gustafsson keeps going forward @2:55 kick to the body by Jon @2:36 good uppercut and right hand by Alexander @2:27 right hand by Alexander connects again @1:53 kick to the body by Jones, they are boxing in the ring, all stand up kickboxing @1:31 Gustafsson taking big deep breath @1:04 attempted takendown by Gustafsson @0:53 left hook by Alexander landed @0:43 Gustafsson catches another Jones kick @0:30 good jab by Alexander, Jones looking for spin elbow, @0:17 they are against the cage, now clean off , final seconds of the round left Jab by Jones
Our Score: 10-9, Gustafsson
Round 4: @4:43 good left by Jon Jones, @4:13 left high kick by Jones, Jones moving forward @4:06 Alexander catches another kick @3:48 right straight by Alexander @3:38 again with the right hand @3:24 jab by Jones keeping Alexander away @3:11 Gustafsson looks like he's slowing down, a lot slower in the championship rounds @2:51 straight jab by Alexander lands @2:37 attempted takedown by Jones, stuffed @2:28 great left by Alexander @2:12 they clich against the cage , attempted takedown by Jones, they are against the cage @2:01. @1:59 Gustafsson avoids takedown @1:44 blood over the right eye of Jon Jones bleeding bad, he cant see well @1:22 Alexander stuffs another takedown! @1:10 low kick by Jones 9 takedown attempts by Jones stuffed @0:44 Jones misses spni elbow then caught him @30 seconds on the clock, Alexander stuffs takedown almost knocked down, Gustafsson bleeding bad, final seconds of round.
Our Score: 10-8, Jon Jones
Round 5: in the corner of Jones , Jones bleeding over right eye and swollen left @4:50 left hook by Alexander , Gustafsson looks recovered @4:40, @4:10 Alexander bleeding on left temple @3:56 nice left by Jones but Jones slowing down @3:38 elbow by Jones @3:27 attempted takedown by Gustafsson @3:13 good right hand by Jon @3:05 Jones takes down Gustafsson, Alexander against the cage @2:45 he's up!!! @2:40 Jones taking deep breath, spits blood out of mouth @2:27 they are back on their feet @2:16 left weak by Alexander @2:00 Gustafsson looks tired he's almost done, he's barely up @1:45 attempted takedown by Jones stuffed @1:37 spinning elbow by Gustafsson missed @1:10 Jones tired too , Alexander totally tired , 1minute in the round @0:37 Gustafsson attempts takedown , 20 seconds on the clock , 10 secs on the clock, they clinch , flying knee by Jones
Our Score: 10-9 Jones
Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson --- Judges Score: 48-47, 48-47, 49-46
WINNER AND STILL THE UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEiGHT CHAMPION Jon Jones