UFC on Fox 5 is in the books and we witnessed Rory MacDonald and Alexander Gustafsson continue their climbs up the UFC food chain, while Benson Henderson retained his lightweight title with a dominating performance.
Below are the full results:
Benson Henderson defeated Nate Diaz via unanimous decision (50-43, 50-45, 50-45)
Alexander Gustafsson defeated Mauricio Rua via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Rory MacDonald defeated BJ Penn via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Matt Brown defeated Mike Swick via KO (strikes) at 2:31 of Round 2
Yves Edwards defeated Jeremy Stephens via KO (strikes) at 1:55 of Round 1
Raphael Assuncao defeated Mike Easton via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Ramsey Nijem defeated Joe Proctor via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Daron Cruickshank defeated Henry Martinez via Knockout (head kick) at 2:57 of Round 2
Abel Trujillo defeated Marcus LeVesseur via TKO (knees to the body) at 3:56 of Round 2
Dennis Siver defeated Nam Phan via unanimous decision (30-24, 30-25, 30-26)
Scott Jorgensen defeated John Albert via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:59 of Round 1
The UFC will be back in Las Vegas on December 15, where the finale card for the 16th season of The Ultimate Fighter will take place.
What follows are some questions heading into that card, which will see Mike Ricci and Colton Smith battle for a UFC contract and will be headlined by a heavyweight scrap between Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione.