UFC Fight Night 61: Live Results, Play by Play and Fight Card Highlights

Nathan McCarter@McCarterNFeatured ColumnistFebruary 22, 2015

USA Today

UFC Fight Night 61 set a record for most underdog victories in a single event. 10 underdogs came through in an unpredictable event.

Frank Mir got back in the win column on Saturday night by knocking out Antonio Silva in the first round.

Michael Johnson made a statement in the lightweight division with a fantastic performance against Edson Barboza. He took the decision and looks for bigger fights in 2015.

Nine more fights filled out the card, and Bleacher Report has all of the coverage you desire. Read along to relive UFC Fight Night 61.

UFC Fight Night 61 Quick Results

  • Frank Mir defeats Antonio Silva by KO at 1:40 of the first round
  • Michael Johnson defeats Edson Barboza by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Sam Alvey defeats Cezar Ferrieira by KO at 3:34 of the first round
  • Adriano Martins defeats Rustam Khabilov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Frankie Saenz defeats Irui Alcantara by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Santiago Ponzinibbio defeats Sean Strickland by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Marion Reneau defeats Jessica Andrade via submission (triangle choke) at 1:54 of the first round
  • Matt Dwyer defeats William Macario by KO at 3:14 of the first round
  • Mike de la Torre defeats Tiago Trator by TKO at 2:59 of the first round
  • Douglas Silva de Andrade defeats Cody Gibson by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Ivan Jorge defeats Josh Shockley by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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