UFC 111 “St-Pierre vs Hardy” – Georges St. Pierre returns to the cage to defend his UFC welterweight belt against Englishman Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy this Saturday night at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Also a heavyweight fight between Frank Mir and undefeated Shane Carwin that will decide who takes on Brock Lesnar when he returns this summer.
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Georges St. Pierre vs. Dan Hardy Result: Georges St. Pierre defeats Dan Hardy via Unanimous Decision. (50-43, 50-44, 50-45)
Shane Carwin vs. Frank Mir Result: Shane Carwin defeats Frank Mir via KO (Punches) at 3:48 of R1.
Fabricio Camoes vs. Kurt Pellegrino Result: Kurt Pellegrino defeats Fabricio Camoes via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 4:20 of R2.
Jon Fitch vs. Ben Saunders Result: Jon Fitch defeats Ben Saunders via Unanimous Decision. (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mark Bocek vs. Jim Miller Result: Jim Miller defeats Mark Bocek via Unanimous Decision. (29-28 x3)
Nate Diaz vs. Rory Markham Result: Nate Diaz defeats Rory Markham via TKO (Strikes) at 2:47 of R1.
Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Brown Result: Ricardo Almeida defeats Matt Brown via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at of R2.
Tomasz Drwal vs. Rousimar Palhares Result: Rousimar Palhares defeats Tomasz Drwal via Submission (Heel Hook) at 0:45 of R1.
Jared Hamman vs. Rodney Wallace Result: Jared Hamman defeats Rodney Wallace via Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x3)
Matthew Riddle vs. Greg Soto Result: Matthew Riddle defeats Greg Soto via DQ (Illegal Upkick) at 1:30 of R3.
UFC President Dana White announced the event is SOLD OUT
Rory Markham weighed in at 177 lbs., far above the 171 lbs. weight limit. He was fined $1000 by the New Jersey Athletic Commission and awarded to Nate Diaz.
Kurt Pellegrino wins $65,000 bonus for submission of the night
Shane Carwin wins $65,000 bonus for KO of the night.
Jared Hamman and Rodney Wallace win $65,000 bonus each for fight of the night.
Rousimar Palhares was suspended 90 days for holding the submission to long. Slap on the wrist, but he also probably lost out on a 65K bonus for submission of the night, with his actions. Heel Hook Trumps RNC.