UFC on FOX Sports 1 Results

UFC on FOX Sports 1: Sonnen Submits Rua in the First

8/17/13 in MMA   |   GeorgeMon   |   159 respect

Aug 17, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Chael Sonnen (right) celebrates his win over Shogun Rua (left) during a UFC light heavyweight match at the TD Garden.  Sonnen won in one round by a knockout. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Chael Sonnen submits Shogun Rua in the inaugural UFC on Fox Sports 1 nain event

The UFC held its first successful event on the FOX network’s new 24-hour sports channel Fox Sports 1. The event was broadcast from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts and featured some of the organization’s biggest names in a slew of entertaining fights. The card showcased a 29-second knockout, a first-round submission, and a thrilling come-from-behind knockout. Chael Sonnen, Matt Brown and Travis Browne were the big winners of the night and each moved one step closer to a much coveted title shot in their respective divisions.
 
Here is a quick rundown of the result for every fight on the card.
 
Chael Sonnen defeats ‘Shogun’ Rua via first-round submission
Travis Browne defeats Alistair Overeem via first-round KO
Urijah Faber defeats Iuri Alcantara via decision
Matt Brown defeats Mike Plye via first-round KO
John Howard defeats Uriah Hall via split decision
Michael Johnson defeats Joe Lauzon via decision
Michael McDonald defeats Brad Pickett via submission
Conor McGregor defeats Max Holloway via decision
Steven Siler defeats Mike Thomas Brown via KO
Diego Brandao defeats Daniel Pineda via decision
Manny Gamburyan defeat Cole Miller via decision
Ovince St. Preux defeats Cody Donovan via KO
James Vick defeats Ramsey Nijem via submission
 
 
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8/19/13   |   Debi_L   |   11853 respect

That Sonnen match was a true WTF???? Moment.  I couldn't believe what my eyes were seeing.  The friends I was sitting with took a quick smoke break and came back inside to see the match was done.  

8/18/13   |   mcleodglen   |   32 respect

Sonnen!