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“UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones” Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
March 21st, 2010

“UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones” took place Sunday afternoon inside the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado.

Jon Jones sent a violent message to not only Brandon Vera, but the entire light heavyweight division as well after he collected his 10th victory in 11 tries.

“Bones” Jones entered the Octagon as a 2-to-1 favorite to hand Vera his second consecutive loss, and one vicious left elbow later proved why the Betting Gods are usually correct.

Speaking of impressive finishes, Junior dos Santos submitted his resume for a shot at UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar’s title after he put Gabriel Gonzaga to sleep in the 1stRound of their contest.

Here are the results of the night’s festivities:

Preliminary Bouts

Jason Brilz Defeated Eric Schafer via Unanimous Decision (29-28 All Three Cards)
Mike Pierce Defeated Julio Paulino via Unanimous Decision (30-27 All Three Cards)
Brendan Schaub Defeated Chase Gormley via TKO at :47 in the 1stRound
John Howard Defeated Daniel Roberts via KO at 2:01 in the 1stRound
Darren Elkins Defeated Duane Ludwig via TKO (Ankle Injury) at :44 in the 1stRound
Vladimir Matyushenko Defeated Eliot Marshall via Split Decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Clay Guida Defeated Shannon Gugerty via Submission (Arm Triangle) at 3:40 in the 2ndRound

Main Bouts:

Alessio Sakara Defeated James Irvin via TKO (Referee’s Stoppage) at 3:01 in the 1stRound
Cheick Kongo Defeated Paul Buentello via Submission (Strikes) at 1:16 in the 3rdRound
Junior dos Santos Defeated Gabriel Gonzaga via KO at 3.53 in the 1stRound
Jon Jones Defeated Brandon Vera via TKO at 3:19 in the 1stRound

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