MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fans finally got to see the long awaited Silva vs. Sonnen rematch at UFC 148. UFC 148 featured six fights on the PPV as well five preliminary fights to round off the MMA action at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, 8 of the 11 fights at UFC 148 went to decision. It's just more fuel for those that don't like short five minute rounds that favor stand up stalling and wish the old Pride (Pride Fighting Championships)rules were implemented. In any case, here are the full fight results for UFC 148:
Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen
UFC Middleweight Championship Fight
Results: Anderson Silva wins via TKO (strikes) in the second round at 1:55.
Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz
Light Heavyweight Fight
Results: Forrest Griffin wins via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Cung Le vs. Patrick Cote
Results: Cung Le wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Demian Maia vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Results: Damian Maia wins via TKO. Kim looked to suffer an injury after a Maia takedown at 0:47 in the first round.
Chad Mendez vs. Cody McKenzie
Results: Chad Mendez wins via TKO (Punches) in the first round at 0:31.
Mike Easton vs. Ivan Menjivar
Results: Mike Easton wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
UFC 148 Preliminary Card on FX
Melvin Guillard vs. Fabricio Camoes
Results: Melvin Guillard wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Gleison Tibau
Results: Khabib Nurmagomedov wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Constantinos Philippou vs. Riki Fukuda
Results: Constantinos Philippou wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Shane Roller vs. John Alessio
Results: Shane Roller wins via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Stay tuned for more MMA news on upcoming fights in the Los Angeles area, as well as upcoming UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) action. Feel free to comment with your thoughts on UFC 148 and any fight or fighter in particular.