“UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill” took place Saturday night inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Unfortunately for the 12,816 fans that packed the stadium, and the thousands that shelled out $44.95 to watch the pay-per-view, seven of the ten bouts on the card went to the judges’ scorecards.
Former light heavyweight champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson trounced Matt Hamill in the night’s featured attraction.
Renan Barao Defeated Cole Escovedo via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Michael McDonald Defeated Chris Cariaso via Split Decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
Gleison Tibau Defeated Rafaello Oliveira via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:28 in the 2ndRound
Tim Boetsch Defeated Kendall Grove Defeated via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson Defeated Miguel Torres via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Brian Stann Defeated Jorge Santiago via TKO (Punches) at 4:29 in the 2ndRound
Rick Story Defeated Thiago Alves via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Travis Browne Defeated Stefan Struve via KO (Punch) at 4:11 in the 1stRound
Frank Mir Defeated Roy Nelson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Defeated Matt Hamill via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Fight of the Night:
Brian Stann and Jorge Santiago ($70,000/each)
Submission of the Night:
Gleison Tibau ($70,000)
Knockout of the Night:
Travis Browne ($70,000)
According to UFC president Dana White, 12,816 fans packed the MGM Grand Garden, garnering the company a cool $2.56 Million at the gate.
White said Rampage gets next shot at Jon Jones IF HIS HAND CHECKS OUT. Rampage immediately chimed in and stated he was good to go.
Rampage said he hurt his hand in Japan back in December while play fighting Doctor told him it was fractured, Rampage said “Kiss my a**, I’m fighting.”
Nelson joked that Dan Hardy’s English wrestling wasn’t enough help during his training camp.
Big Country hinted that the lack of gym time prevented him from being as big and strong as he would have liked.
Mir had to go to hospital after the fight and didn’t attend the presser. #Irony
Per White, Chuck Liddell thinks Brian Stann is on the brink of superstardom. Claims he’s the turning into the total package.
Story respectfully asked for a fight against Jon Fitch.