“UFC 98: Evans vs. Machida” Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
May 23rd, 2009


UFC 98 took place tonight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Lyoto Machida looked impressive enrout to becoming the UFC’s new light heavyweight king. Rashad Evans was put to sleep in the 2ndRound of his first ever title defnese.

Preliminary Bouts:

George Roop Defeated Dave Kaplan via Split Decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Yoshiyuki Yoshida Defeated Brandon Wolff via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 2:24 in the 1stRound
Krzysztof Soszynski Defeated Andre Gusmao via TKO at 3:17 in the 1stRound
Kyle Bradley Defeated Phillipe Nover via TKO at 1:03 in the 1stRound
Tim Hague Defeated Patrick Barry via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:42 in the 1stRound
Brock Larson Defeated Mike Pyle via Submission (Side Choke) at 3:06 in the 1stRound

Main Bouts:

Frank Edgar Defeated Sean Sherk via Unanimous Decision (30-27, All Three Judges)
Chael Sonnen Defeated Dan Miller via Unanimous Decision (30-27, All Three Judges)
Drew McFedries Defeated Xavier Foupa-Pokam via TKO at :37 in the 1stRound
Matt Hughes Defeated Matt Serra via Unanimous Decision (29-28, All Three Judges)
Lyoto Machida Defeated Rashad Evans via TKO at 3:57 in the 2ndRound. Machida is the new UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.

Just a head’s up, make sure to check back at 5thRound.com for LIVE UFC 99 results, well, actually, check back as often as possible, but for the UFC’s debut in Germany, we are going to launch MMA’s first ever LIVE audio round-by-round recap.

Ngo-Stadamus will give his predictions for the fights, then after every round of a PPV bout, you can hear our “expert” analysis on what just took place. We will then give a quick recap of fights’ results.

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