Welcome to the UFC 119 live blog.
Featured Columnist Derek Bolender here. I will be your host throughout the evening providing round-by-round coverage of the event.
Please follow along and post your comments below as the action unfolds. Here is tonight's schedule:
7:00 pm et - First bout
9:00 pm et - Spike TV prelims
10:00 pm et - Main Card live on Pay-Per-View
Main Card (Televised on Pay-Per-View):
HW – Frank Mir def. Mirko Cro Cop via KO (knee/punches), Round 3, 4:02
LHW – Ryan Bader def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
WW – Chris Lytle def. Matt Serra via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
LW – Sean Sherk def. Evan Dunham via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
LW – Melvin Guillard def. Jeremy Stephens via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Preliminary Card (Spike TV broadcast):
WW – CB Dollaway def. Joe Doerksen via submission (guillotine), Round 1, 2:13
HW – Matt Mitrione def. Joey Beltran via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Preliminary Card (May not be broadcast):
LW – Thiago Tavares def. Pat Audinwood via submission (guillotine), Round 1, 3:47
LW – Waylon Lowe def. Steve Lopez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
WW – TJ Grant def. Julio Paulino via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
HW – Sean McCorkle def. Mark Hunt via submission (kimura/armbar), Round 1, 1:03
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