UFC 118 Pay-Per-View Play-by-Play: Randy Couture (18-10) vs. James Toney (0-0)

Mike SContributor IAugust 28, 2010

PORTLAND, OR - AUGUST 28: UFC heavyweight fighter Randy Couture (L) is interviewed by UFC commentator Joe Rogan at the UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira Weigh-In at the Rose Garden Arena on August 28, 2009 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
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1st round – Mario Yamasaki will be the referee for this heavyweight bout.  Toney looks ready as the bell sounds.  Toney circles around Couture, as Couture mounts Toney. 

Toney holds onto Couture as he pounds away.  Couture is taking his time and methodically pounding away on Toney.  Couture lands several shots from the top position but Toney holds on and tries to use the fence to get up. 

Couture stays on top and lands a couple of shots to the body of Toney.  Couture is trying to choke Toney out, but Toney is able to hold on for the moment.  Couture lets go of the choke and punches Toney in the face.  Couture has Toney flattened out and chokes him out with ease. 

Official Decision – Couture over Toney via 1st round (3:19) submission