“UFC 125: Resolution” has officially jumped off inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. 5thRound.com is on location and will be providing our words eye-view of the action all night long.
ION Television kicks off the televised portion of tonight’s festivities with three live preliminary bouts at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Fanatics will have to pay for the good stuff after the hour-long freebie when the pay-per-view broadcast begins at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Frankie Edgar makes his second lightweight title defense when he meets Gray Maynard in the card’s featured attraction. Maynard hung a convincing unanimous decision win over the Jersey boy in April 2008.
Saturday marks the third time Edgar has entered the Octagon as the division’s king. He has been an underdog each time.
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Jacob Volkmann Defeated Antonio McKee via Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Daniel Roberts Defeated Greg Soto via Submission (Kimura) at 3:45 in the 1stRound
Diego Nunes Defeated Mike Brown via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
ION Television (UFC 125 Prelims):
Brad Tavares Defeated Phil Baroni via Knockout (Strikes) at 4:20 in the 1stRound
Dustin Poirier Defeated Josh Grispi via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jeremy Stephens Defeated Marcus Davis via Knockout (Punch) at 2:33 in the 3rdRound
Clay Guida Defeated Takanori Gomi via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 4:27 in the 2ndRound
Dong Hyun Kim Defeated Nathan Diaz via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Thiago Silva Defeated Brandon Vera via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Brian Stann Defeated Chris Leben via TKO (Strikes) at 3:37 in the 1stRound
Gray Maynard vs. Frankie Edgar Declared a Draw (48-46, 46-48, 47-47) (Edgar retains UFC Lightweight Champion)