UFC 166 provided one of the best UFC events in recent memory. The card started fast and furious, and the main card delivered as well.
Cain Velasquez retained his UFC Heavyweight Championship with a dominant performance over Junior dos Santos. It wasn't even close.
The Fight of the Night goes to Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez. It was the frontrunner coming into the evening, and lived up to the hype. It is a Fight of the Year contender for sure.
11 other bouts lined the card. Below are the quick results. Let's bask in the greatness of UFC 166 before turning our attention to the rest of the MMA calendar.
Cain Velasquez defeats Junior dos Santos by TKO at 3:09 of the fifth round
Daniel Cormier defeats Roy Nelson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Gilbert Melendez defeats Diego Sanchez by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Gabriel Gonzaga defeats Shawn Jordan by TKO at 1:33 of the first round
John Dodson defeats Darrell Montague by KO at 4:13 of the first round
Tim Boetsch defeats CB Dollaway by split decision (30-26, 27-29, 30-26)
Hector Lombard defeats Nate Marquardt by KO at 1:48 of the first round
Jessica Eye defeats Sarah Kaufman by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
KJ Noons defeats George Sotiropoulos by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Adlan Amagov defeats T.J. Waldburger by KO at 3:45 of the first round
Tony Ferguson defeats Mike Rio via submission (d'arce choke) at 1:53 of the first round
Andre Fili defeats Jeremy Larsen by TKO at 0:53 of the second round
Kyoji Horiguchi defeats Dustin Pague by TKO at 3:51 of the second round