Post fight BJ Penn
UFC 127 took place on Saturday, February 26th, at Sydney's Australia's Acer Arena.
The main event on the card was welterweight contenders B.J. Penn and Jon Fitch fighting to a three-round majority decision draw.
The co-main event had a some controversial moments when Michael Bisping landed an illegal knee to the head of Jorge Rivera while he was on two knees. After the fight Bisping delivered a few choice words with Rivera and his camp as well.
Two other main card fights ended in upsets as Brian Ebersole brought a very unorthodox style into his UFC debut against Chris Lytle, earning "Fight of the Night" honors to go along with his win.
Dennis Siver also won in an upset, imposing his will on George Sotiropoulos and making the skilled submission artist fight the entire three rounds on his feet.
What follows are the 10 best images from the UFC 127 Fight Card.
Anthony Perosh, fighting in front of a hometown crowd in Australia, was pumped up after submitting Tom Blackledge via rear naked choke at the 2:45 mark of Round 1 in their light heavyweight bout.
Mark Hunt dropped Chris Tuchscherer with a powerful shot. Hunt walked away from Tuchscherer as he tumbled to the ground, not even waiting for the referee to wave the fight off. Like a baseball player nailing a home run, Hunt knew this one was over.
Ebersole drives through Lytle during their UFC 127 bout.
Ebersole after upsetting Lytle in his UFC debut.
Rivera received an illegal knee from Bisping during their bout. The doctors checked him out in the cage and he was allowed to continue.
Don't let the image mislead you. The war of words between these two and their camps continued after the fight, as Rivera's people accused Bisping of spitting on them.
Rivera and Bisping prepare to start their grudge match.
Fitch teeing off on Penn during Round 3 of their bout.
Fitch, ready to begin his bout with Penn.
Fitch and Penn after Penn absorbed 134 strikes from Fitch during Round 3 of their bout.