Sunday, June 16, 2013

UFC 161 RESULTS: Rashad Evans Edges Dan Henderson, Stipe Miocic Clean Sweeps Roy Nelson on Scorecards - 6/15/13



The Ultimate Fighting Championship presented UFC 161: Evans vs Henderson on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

In the main event, a fight that started out with third-billing before taking over headlining duties after two fights were canceled due to injuries, former UFC light heavyweight champion "Suga" Rashad Evans returned to his winning ways with a split decision victory over one of his MMA idols, Dan "Hendo" Henderson. Evans was coming off back-to-back losses, but has now resurrected his career and his standing in the 205-pound division with this win over top contender Henderson.

In the co-main event, Stipe Miocic shocked the MMA world with a clean sweep unanimous decision victory over Top 10 heavyweight Roy "Big Country" Nelson. This loss throws a significant monkey wrench into Nelson's plans, as this was the final fight of his current UFC contract. Nelson and UFC President Dana White have butted heads since the portly rabble-rouser joined the organization after winning The Ultimate Fighter 10. Nelson had been riding a 3-fight winning streak, but now he goes into contract negotiations coming off an embarrassing loss. Given White's complete disdain for Nelson, it would not be surprising if Nelson's next fight takes place outside of the heralded Octagon.

In other main card action, Ryan "The Big Deal" Jimmo returned to his boring roots to win a dreadfully dull decision over Igor Pokrajac; Alexis "Ally-Gator" Davis outpointed Rosi "The Surgeon" Sexton in yet another exciting UFC women's bout (there has yet to be a bad fight in the UFC between women); and Shawn "The Savage" Jordan lived up to his nickname with a 59-second TKO victory over UFC mainstay and fan favorite Pat "HD" Barry.

With the exception of James Krause's submission win over Sam Stout that came with a mere 13 seconds left to go in their fight, all of the preliminary bouts went the distance. And with the exception of Jake Shields' mind-numbingly boring clinch-fest decision win over Tyron Woodley, all of the prelims featured quality MMA action.

UFC 161 BONUSES: Official UFC 161 FOTN, Knockout and Submission Awards

VIDEO: Rashad Evans vs Dan Henderson - UFC 161 Highlights

VIDEO: Stipe Miocic vs Roy Nelson - UFC 161 Highlights

VIDEO: Alexis Davis vs Rosi Sexton - UFC 161 Highlights

VIDEO: Jake Shields vs Tyron Woodley - UFC 161 Highlights

Complete Results After the Break

UFC 161: EVANS VS HENDERSON

MAIN CARD (PPV)

Rashad Evans (18-3) won by SD over Dan Henderson (29-10)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Stipe Miocic (10-1) won by UD over Roy Nelson (19-8)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Ryan Jimmo (18-2) won by UD over Igor Pokrajac (25-10)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Alexis Davis (14-5) won by UD over Rosi Sexton (13-3)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Shawn Jordan (15-4) won by TKO over Pat Barry (8-6)
[0:59] - Round 1 - punches

PRELIMS (FX)

Jake Shields (28-6) won by SD over Tyron Woodley (11-2)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28, 29-28, 27-30)

James Krause (20-4) won by SUB over Sam Stout (19-9)
[14:47] - 4:47 Round 3 - guillotine choke

Sean Pierson (14-6) won by MD over Kenny Robertson (12-3)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Roland Delorme (9-1) won by UD over Edwin Figueroa (9-3)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28 all)

PRELIMS (Facebook)

Mitch Clarke (10-2) won by UD over John Maguire (18-6)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28 all)

Yves Jabouin (19-8) won by SD over Dustin Pague (11-8)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Updated MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets

UD = Unanimous | MD = Majority | SD = Split Decision | SUB = Submission


MADMAN AWARDS

FIGHTER OF THE NIGHT: Rashad Evans

BEST FIGHT: James Krause vs. Sam Stout

BEST KNOCKOUT: Shawn Jordan over Pat Barry

BEST SUBMISSION: James Krause over Sam Stout

BIGGEST UPSET: James Krause (+260) over Sam Stout

QUICKEST WIN: Shawn Jordan over Pat Barry in 59 seconds

WORST FIGHT: (dual) Ryan Jimmo vs. Igor Pokrajac

WORST FIGHT: (dual) Jake Shields vs. Tyron Woodley

FAIL OF THE NIGHT: Pat Barry

ODDS AND THEIR ENDS

VEGAS ODDSMAKERS: 6-5

Final betting odds with payouts listed for winning fighters.

Rashad Evans (-190) = 1 unit won 0.53 units
Dan Henderson (+175)

Roy Nelson (-275)
Stipe Miocic (+250) = 1 unit won 2.5 units

Ryan Jimmo (-310) = 1 unit won 0.32 units
Igor Pokrajac (+280)

Alexis Davis (-500) = 1 unit won 0.2 units
Rosi Sexton (+435)

Shawn Jordan (-115) = 1 unit won 0.87 units
Pat Barry (+105)

Tyron Woodley (-210)
Jake Shields (+190) = 1 unit won 1.9 units

Sam Stout (-290)
James Krause (+260) = 1 unit won 2.6 units

Kenny Robertson (-140)
Sean Pierson (+130) = 1 unit won 1.3 units

Roland Delorme (-136) = 1 unit won 0.74 units
Edwin Figueroa (+126)

John Maguire (-250)
Mitch Clarke (+230) = 1 unit won 2.3 units

Yves Jabouin (-340) = 1 unit won 0.29 units
Dustin Pague (+310)


UPDATED UFC RECORDS AND MMA STREAKS

[Plus/minus] = fights currently won/lost in a row (in ANY MMA promotion)

"Suga" Rashad Evans (13-3-1 UFC) [+1]

Sam "Hands of Stone" Stout (8-8 UFC) [-1]

Dan "Hendo" Henderson (6-4 UFC) [-2]

Roy "Big Country" Nelson (6-4 UFC) [-1]

Pat "HD" Barry (5-6 UFC) [-1]

Stipe Miocic (4-1 UFC) [+1]

Sean "The Punisher" Pierson (4-2 UFC) [+3]

Yves "Tiger" Jabouin (4-2 UFC) [+1]

Igor "The Duke" Pokrajac (4-5 [1 NC] UFC) [-1] *DANGER*

Roland "Stunning" Delorme (3-0 [1 NC] UFC) [+1]

Shawn "The Savage" Jordan (3-1 UFC) [+2]

Jake Shields (3-2 [1 NC] UFC) [+1]

Ryan Jimmo (2-1 UFC) [+1]

Edwin "El Feroz" Figueroa (2-3 UFC) [-2] *DANGER*

John "The One" Maguire (2-3 UFC) [-3] *DANGER*

Alexis "Ally-Gator" Davis (1-0 UFC) [+3]

"The" James Krause (1-0 UFC) [+8]

Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley (1-1 UFC) [-1]

Mitch "Danger Zone" Clarke (1-2 UFC) [+1]

Kenny Robertson (1-3 UFC) [-1] *DANGER*

Dustin "The Disciple" Pague (1-4 UFC) [-3] *DANGER*

Rosi "The Surgeon" Sexton (0-1 UFC) [-1]

*DANGER* = At risk of being released by UFC due to loss.


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