UFC 158 Results: Live Reaction for Every Fight

Nathan McCarter@McCarterNFeatured ColumnistMarch 15, 2013

UFC 158 Results: Live Reaction for Every Fight

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    UFC 158 is in the books. GSP retained his UFC Welterweight Championship with a dominant decision victory over Nick Diaz.

    The fight of the night was the co-main event. Johny Hendricks and Carlos Condit went to war. Hendricks edged him on the cards and will likely take on GSP for the strap later this year.

    Quick Results:

    Georges St. Pierre defeats Nick Diaz by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

    Johny Hendricks defeats Carlos Condit by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

    Jake Ellenberger defeats Nate Marquardt by KO at 3:00 of the first round

    Chris Camozzi defeats Nick Ring by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

    Mike Ricci defeats Colin Fletcher by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

    Patrick Cote defeats Bobby Voelker by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

    Darren Elkins defeats Antonio Carvalho by TKO at 3:06 of the first round

    Jordan Mein defeats Dan Miller by TKO at 4:14 of the first round

    John Makdessi defeats Daron Cruickshank by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

    Rick Story defeats Quinn Mulhern by TKO at 3:05 of the first round

    T.J. Dillashaw defeats Issei Tamura by knockout at 0:26 of the second round

    George Roop defeats Reuben Duran by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

UFC Welterweight Championship: Georges St. Pierre vs. Nick Diaz

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    Round 1

    GSP opens up with aleg kick immediately. GSP with the takedown. Diaz tries to get back standing, but GSP's top control is simply outstanding. GSP landing punches as Diaz works from bottom. Nice elbows from GSP. GSP smothering Diaz. Diaz gets back to his feet, but GSP drags him back down. GSP has his back. Diaz back up, but GSP has the bodylock. Complete control by GSP.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 GSP.

    Round 2

    GSP takes the fight back to the mat. GSP with a good knee to the body. Control, control, control. One minute left to go in the round, and GSP still on top controlling. Diaz is up. Jab from GSP. Diaz lands a left. Diaz talking to GSP after the bell, GSP smirks.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 GSP.

    Round 3

    Jab from GSP. Diaz talking to him still. GSP thought about a takedown, but abandoned the attempt. He goes back to it and completes it. Diaz back to his feet, and they are back to striking distance. Diaz stays upright on that takedown attempt. Nice body shot by Diaz. They exchange leg kicks. GSP with another takedown attempt, but Diaz stays on his feet. Good right from GSP. Diaz connects with a jab. Diaz turning up the pace. Diaz connects again. GSP takes him down.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 GSP.

    Round 4

    Two good jabs from GSP. And another. Diaz stuffs a takedown attempt, but eats a GSP jab shortly afterwards. Another failed takedown attempt. Another failed attempt. GSP pushes him against the fence. Diaz working knees and punches to the body. Diaz with body shots! GSP with a takedown. Diaz gets up, but GSP slams him down. GSP back to controlling this fight on the mat.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 GSP.

    Round 5

    Diaz opening up a bit more this round. GSP tries for a takedown, but Diaz defends. They separate. Diaz throws a head kick, but slips and GSP has him on the mat. Top control by the champion. Two minutes remain. Diaz is back up. Body shots from Diaz. GSP takes Diaz down, and that should close out the fight.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 GSP, and the fight 50-45 GSP.

    GSP defeats Diaz by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

    There's not much to say. This was a GSP fight. It was dominant, it was tactical, and it wasn't very entertaining.

Carlos Condit vs. Johny Hendricks

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    Round 1

    Hendricks tries to fire big power shots right away. Hendricks hits Condit, and then takes him down. Hendricks walks away after the takedown. Hendricks pushes forward again, and takes Condit down. Condit stands, but Hendricks drags him down. Condit going for a submission in a scramble, but nothing comes of it. Nice elbow from the bottom by Condit. Condit is back to his feet. Hendricks goes forward again and dumps Condit. Condit pops up, but Hendricks is still on him and drags him back down. Condit comes forward, but nothing doing. Condit goes for a Kimura, and he gets Hendricks' back in the process. Front kick to the face by Condit. They wail away at the end of the round.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Hendricks.

    Round 2

    Condit lands a jumping knee as Hendricks moves forward. Chants of Condit ring throughout the Bell Centre. Hendricks takes Condit down. Hendricks lands a left and comes forward, Condit with a counter and Hendricks seeks another takedown. Down goes Condit. Condit stands. Condit pushes Hendricks back with strikes. Condit goes for the jumping knee, and Hendricks timed it perfectly for a takedown. Condit gets back up. Condit throws another combination, and Hendricks counters with a takedown. The scoring will be interesting. Condit gets back up as the round ends.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Condit.

    Round 3

    Speculation of Hendricks having a hurt left hand, but he is still throwing it. Condit fires away, and Hendricks scores a takedown. Condit gets to full guard. Condit uses a Kimura attempt to get back up. Condit scores, and then Hendricks fires back with punches of his own. Condit misses a kick and Hendricks gets his back and start to drag him down. Condit back down on the canvas. Back to the feet they go. Condit with a right. Less than 90 seconds. Hendricks with another takedown. Hendricks is busted open. Condit is back up. Good left by Condit. Hendricks shoots, but Condit keeps it standing briefly until Hendricks drags him down. Condit up with 10 seconds to go! They swing away. Wow. What a fight!

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Hendricks, and the fight 29-28 Hendricks.

    Hendricks defeats Condit by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

    Fight of the Night! Wow! Condit was game, Hendricks was game, and they threw down. Hendricks' wrestling turned out to be the difference in the fight. Repeated takedowns to not allow Condit to steal the third round was the difference. When he needed to he used his striking to score. That fight stole the show and both men are deserving of their rankings.

Jake Ellenberger vs. Nate Marquardt

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    Round 1

    Tentative start to the round. Marquardt lands a leg kick, but slips in the process. Marquardt swarms on Ellenberger, but misses on the majority of shots. Ellenberger tags Marquardt. Ellenberger controllng the Octagon. Ellberger drops Marquardt and finishes him off on the mat. Big power!

    Ellenberger defeats Marquardt by KO at 3:00 of the first round

    Ellenberger is a powerful man. When he has you hurt it is all over. A very good, and much needed, win for Ellenberger.

Nick Ring vs. Chris Camozzi

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    Round 1

    Ring takes control of the center of the Octagon. Ring throwing an ample amount of leg kicks. Ring is certainly the more athletic of the two, and he is relying on that in the first. This won't be winning any fight of the night awards. A tumbleweed could roll across the Octagon right now.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Ring.

    Round 2

    Ring keeps throwing the low leg kick, and is always out of range when Camozzi throws. Camozzi tries to throw a flying knee, but he fails. Camozzi is slow. So very slow. Camozzi lands a couple jabs. Camozzi lands a knee. Ring is still moving a lot better than Camozzi.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-10.

    Round 3

    Camozzi lands a couple glancing blows. Ring is still the quicker of the two, but he's not landing. Camozzi gets a bodylock and forces Ring against the fence. Ring easily gets off the cage. 90 seconds to go. Camozzi lands a jab. Goldberg says something about "if this were a five-rounder" and I hit the mute button.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Camozzi, and the fight 29-29.

    Camozzi defeats Ring by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

    I never want to see this fight again.

Mike Ricci vs. Colin Fletcher

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    Round 1

    After two interesting walk-outs we get down to business. Ricci throws a head kick. Nice body kick from Fletcher. A lot of kicks being thrown early. Solid left from Ricci. Good left from Ricci again, but Fletcher counters. Good jab by Ricci. The movement of Ricci is effective in the first. Low kick lands on Ricci's testicular area, and there'll be a brief stop to the action. They close out the round with more of the same.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Ricci.

    Round 2

    Ricci lands a head kick, and follows that up with a takedown. Good start to the second round for the Canadian. Ricci staying attached to Fletcher as he works back to his feet. They separate and get back to trying to find their range. Straight left from Ricci lands. That's been his best punch of the night.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Ricci.

    Round 3

    Fletcher goes for a takedown, but Ricci defends and they move against the fence. They separate. This has not been a good fight. Ricci lands a jab. Ricci gets the takedown. Ricci gets Fletcher's back. The round ends as Ricci threatens with submissions.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Ricci, and the fight 30-27 Ricci.

    Ricci defeats Fletcher by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

    This fight was not good.

Patrick Cote vs. Bobby Voelker

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    Round 1

    This is a very pro-Cote crowd, and they are loud. They waste no time going to work. Cote lands on Voelker early. Voelker goes for a takedown, but Cote defends and they clinch against the fence. Cote is moving well. Good left from Cote. Voelker gets the takedown. Cote threatens with an armbar, but Voelker wasn't in too much danger. Cote is trying submissions from the bottom. Cote tries a sweep, but nothing doing.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Cote.

    Round 2

    Cote immediately lands a leg kick. Cote lands an uppercut! Voelker lands a couple leg kicks. Voelker forces Cote against the fence. Cote separates and throws punches in bunches. Cote lands another uppercut. Voelker lands a few good looping shots. Voelker pushes Cote against the fence again. Cote separates. Voelker lands a nice knee as Cote ducks down. Cote looks for a takedown, but it's nowhere close. Cote lands some punches on the exit from the fence. Cote is busted open. Voelker throws Cote, but doesn't complete the takedown. Voelker made a round of this.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Cote.

    Round 3

    They slug to open the round, and Cote gets rocked. Cote has Voelker pressed against the fence. They get back to exchanging. Nice elbow from Cote when they break. Voelker lands a knee, and Cote goes for a takedown. Voelker defends, and takes Cote down. Voelker lands good ground and pound. Voelker not letting Cote back up. Voelker winning this round with position and ground and pound. Cote gets back to his feet, but Voelker puts him back down.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Voelker, and the fight 29-28 Cote.

    Cote defeats Voelker by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

    Cote won the first round, the second round was close, and Voelker clearly won the third. It was a close fight using the 10-point must system, but as a whole Voelker won the battle. It was a good showing by the Strikeforce veteran. Cote looked good early, but faded and was slow on the feet.

Antonio Carvalho vs. Darren Elkins

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    Round 1

    Elkins trying to find a way inside, but Carvalho is keeping him at bay. Elkins' pressure pushes Carvalho against the fence where he tries for a takedown, but he ultimately fails. Carvalho lands the left. Elkins gets him against the fence again, but to no avail. Elkins drops Carvalho and the referee stops the fight. Early? You be the judge.

    Elkins defeats Carvalho by TKO at 3:06 of the first round

    Elkins hurt Carvalho, and then dropped him. Yves Lavigne saw enough to stop the bout, but Carvalho was back up fighting. It was probably a bit early, but if you are hurt and then get dropped it is a risk the referee will stop it. I won't argue this one too hard.

Dan Miller vs. Jordan Mein

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    Round 1

    Miller opens up with a leg kick. Miller takes Mein down. Miller takes an arm in a scramble, but Mein survives! Exciting grappling exchange. Miller lands a solid body kick, and Mein lands a counter in the process. Good jab from Miller. Mein drops Miller! Mein backs up and let's him stand back up. Mein with a jab. Mein is going for the finish. Mein stops Miller!

    Mein defeats Miller by TKO at 4:14 of the first round

    Mein was in trouble early, and it looked like Miller was going to take the first frame but Mein fired back. Mein hurt Miller and took his time. Eventually the finish came.

John Makdessi vs. Daron Cruickshank

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    Round 1

    One minute goes by without much of a striking attempt and the crowd informs them of how they're viewing this. Cruickshank throws a low kick. Neither man is taking a risk to get inside yet. The crowd is very loud in voicing their displeasure. Makdessi throws and Cruickshank goes for a brief attempt at a takedown. Cruickshank showing a bit more power earlier. A jab from Makdessi. Cruickshank gets caught low, and is given time to recover. Cruickshank goes for a takedown, but the attempt is stuffed. Even round.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-10

    Round 2

    The two exchange some kicks. Makdessi lands a leg kick. Cruickshank taking more chances thus far in the round. Makdessi catches Cruickshank with a left. They exchanging spinning kicks and things start to open up briefly, but they are back to fighting at a distance with minimal action. High kick grazes Cruickshank. Good job from Makdessi. Makdessi with a good combination. They close out the round with a solid exchange, but nothing landed clean.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Makdessi

    Round 3

    Cruickshank lands a right, and Makdessi counters. Makdessi defends on a takedown attempt, and hits Cruickshank as he came back up. Makdessi lands the jab again and again. Makdessi landing much more. Cruickshank tries another takedown that fails. Cruickshank is getting tagged a lot in this round. Makdessi gets poked in the eye and takes a bit of time to recover. Makdessi is lighting Cruickshank up.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Makdessi, and the fight 30-28 Makdessi

    Makessi defeats Cruickshank by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

    The first round had action, but neither man was close enough to land with what they were throwing. Makdessi landed the jab repeatedly from the second round on, and that seemed to get to Cruickshank. The Detroit native threw numerous flashy strikes but was unable to come up with much substance. Makdessi was the opposite.

Rick Story vs. Quinn Mulhern

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    Round 1

    Story pressuring Mulhern and tags him early. Mulhern dives for a takedown, and that was nowhere close to being completed. Mulhern is throwing strikes just to keep Story on the outside. Story lands a good land kick, and then delivers a good punch to the body. Mulhern lands a couple strikes. Story drops Mulhern and finishes on the ground.

    Story defeats Mulhern by TKO at 3:05 of the first round

    Story's power was the difference. He was not effected by Mulhern's strikes and got inside to deliver big blows. A big win for Story. And just remember, he defeated Johny Hendricks in the UFC.

T.J. Dillashaw vs. Issei Tamura

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    Round 1

    Dillashaw stalks Tamura early. Tamura with a good right hand. Dillashaw changes levels and takes Tamura down. Tamura working from bottom, but Dillashaw is riding well. Tamura back to his feet. Dillashaw puts him back on the canvas, but Tamura pops up. After extended time against the fence they are separated. Dillashaw just misses with a high kick. Dillashaw getting the better of the action on the feet, but nothing too damaging.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Dillashaw

    Round 2

    Dillashaw drops Tamura and shuts off the lights.

    Dillashaw defeats Tamura by knockout at 0:26 of the second round.

    Dillashaw was diligent in the first round with his kicks, and it paid off in a big way early in the second. He caught him around his knee on the kick, and finished brutally on the mat.

George Roop vs. Reuben Duran

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    Round 1

    Roop opens with kicks immediately. He is throwing kicks high and low. Duran countering well. Duran hits Roop with a good combination. Duran is throwing with a lot of power. Duran gets a takedown. Good elbows from Duran. Roop tries to threaten off his back, but Duran is too solid from top. Duran rides out the round from top.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Duran.

    Round 2

    Roop back to throwing kicks. He goes for a knee, and Duran catches it and pushes him against the fence. Duran looking for the takedown. Roop switches the position and takes Duran down. Roop nearly has his back with both hooks in, but the cage is stopping him. He has the back mount, and is looking for the rear-naked choke. Duran stands, but Roop stays attached looking for the takedown again. Duran catches a kick, but cannot take Roop down. Duran takes the fight to the mat. Roop lands elbows from the bottom. Roop stands.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Roop.

    Round 3

    Duran immediately has Roop against the fence. Roop changes positions. Roop doing some good dirty boxing against the fence. Roop is working over Duran from this position. Duran's corner is telling him to get off the fence. Roop takes Duran down. Duran works to his feet, but Roop gets his back and drags him down. Duran pops right back up. One minute remains. Duran keeps pressing Roop against the fence, but he is not doing anything. Roop lands a solid knee.

    Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Roop, and the fight 29-28 Roop.

    Official Result: Roop defeats Duran by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28-, 30-27)

    Roop was the better fighter in this fight. Duran looked solid, but was unable to do any damage after he rocked Roop in the first. He got the takedown, but couldn't capitalize. Roop won the fight over the course of the three rounds and could be an interesting fighter at 135 pounds.