UFC 143 “Diaz vs. Condit” – Results LIVE Feb 4th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. With Georges St. Pierre on the shelf till possibly November, welterweights Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit battle it out for the interim UFC welterweight belt.
Pay-per-view: 9pm EST
FX: 7pm EST
Facebook: 6pm EST
Main Card (Pay-per-view)
Carlos Condit vs. Nick Diaz [t] Result: Carlos Condit defeats Nick Diaz via unanimous decision. (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)
Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum Result: Fabricio Werdum defeats Roy Nelson via unanimous decision. (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce Result: Josh Koscheck defeats Mike Pierce via split decision. (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Renan Barao vs. Scott Jorgensen Result: Renan Barao defeats Scott Jorgensen via unanimous decision. (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks Result: Ed Herman defeats Clifford Starks via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:43 R2.
Preliminary Card (FX)
Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier Result: Dustin Poirier defeats Max Holloway via submission (mounted triangle armbar) at 3:23 of R1.
Alex Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa Result: Edwin Figueroa defeats Alex Caceres via split decision. (28-27, 27-28, 28-27)
Matt Brown vs. Chris Cope Result: Matt Brown defeats Chris Cope via knockout (punches) 1:19 of R2.
Henry Martinez vs. Matt Riddle Result: Matt Riddle defeats via Henry Martinez via split decision. (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Dan Stittgen vs. Stephen Thompson Result: Steven Thompson defeats Dan Stittgen via KO (kick) at 4:13 of R1.
Rafael Natal vs. Michael Kuiper Result: Rafael Natal def. Michael Kuiper via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Nick Diaz announced his retirement during the post-fight interview. Was mad at the decision, not sure how serious he was.
Fight of the Night: Fabricio Werdum and Roy Nelson each earned $65,000
Submission of the Night: Dustin Poirier earn $65,000
Knockout of the Night: Stephen Thompson earn $65,000