All six “UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” preliminary bouts have officially entered the mixed martial arts record books.
Three Strikeforce rookies made their big league debuts in the prelims. Tyron Woodley (Pictured) left the most thunderous impression with his 36 second lights out KO of Jay Hieron.
BTW, Strikeforce rooks are up 3-0 on UFC veterans. Isaac Vallie-Flagg and Bobby Green served up upset specials for their victories.
The pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada is hosting tonight’s fiesta.
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Here are the official results from tonight’s action:
Francisco Rivera Defeated Edwin Figueroa via TKO (Punches) at 4:20 in the 2ndRound
Dustin Kimura Defeated Chico Camus via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:50 in the 3rdRound
Isaac Vallie-Flagg Defeated Yves Edwards via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Bobby Green Defeated Jacob Volkmann via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:25 in the 3rdRound
Tyron Woodley Defeated Jay Hieron via KO (Punches) at :36 in the 1stRound
Evan Dunham Defeated Gleison Tibau via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
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Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall
Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia
Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva
Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)