• UFC 135

    September 25, 2011 11:01:18 AM

    UFC 135 Attendance, Live Gate

    Attendance was 16,344 with a live gate of $2 million for Saturday's UFC 135 event at the Pepsi Center in Denver, promotional president Dana White said.

    Source:  mmadiehards.com
  • UFC 135

    September 25, 2011 10:57:21 AM

    UFC 135 Bonus Winners: Jones, Rampage, Koscheck, Diaz

    Bonuses for UFC 135 were $75,000 from Saturday's event at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

    Fight of the night went to the main event between Jon Jones and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, which Jones won with a rear naked choke submission in the fourth round.  Knockout of the night went to Josh Koscheck, who pounded out Hall of Famer Matt Hughes with one second left in the first round.  Submission of the night money was handed to Nate Diaz for his arm bar of Japanese legend Takanori Gomi late in the first round.

    Source:  mmadiehards.com
  • UFC 135

    September 23, 2011 7:08:58 PM

    UFC 135 Weigh-in Results: All fights official

    Weigh-in results for UFC 135, which takes place Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver:

    • Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (204) vs. Jon Jones (204.5) (For Jones' light heavyweight title)
    • Josh Koscheck (170.5) vs. Matt Hughes (170)
    • Mark Hunt (261) vs. Ben Rothwell (263)
    • Rob Broughton (261) vs. Travis Browne (255)
    • Takanori Gomi (155) vs. Nate Diaz (156)

    • PRELIMS (Spike TV)
    • Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Nick Ring (185)
    • Aaron Riley (155) vs. Tony Ferguson (155)
    • PRELIMS (Facebook)
    • Junior Assuncao (145) vs. Eddie Yagin (145)
    • Cole Escovedo (135) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (135)
    • Ricardo Romero (205) vs. James Te Huna (205)
    Source:  mmadiehards.com
  • UFC 135

    September 6, 2011 7:56:01 PM

    Koscheck officially in for Sanchez against Hughes at UFC 135 on Sept. 24 in Denver

    It looks like Josh Koscheck tweeted his way into his next bout.

    Koscheck takes over for the injured Diego Sanchez in the co-main event against Matt Hughes on Sept. 24 in Denver at UFC 135, the promotion announced Tuesday.

    Sanchez broke his hand Monday and pulled out of the fight, and Koscheck immediately took to Twitter to politic for the spot, which was given to him.  Now he takes on the storied former welterweight champion with less than three weeks' notice, coming off a fractured orbital bone suffered in his title shot loss to Georges St-Pierre on Dec. 11.

    The main event of UFC 135, to be held at the Pepsi Center, is the match between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones for former title holder Quinton "Rampage" Jackson.

    Source:  mmadiehards.com
  • UFC 135

    September 6, 2011 11:57:33 AM

    Josh Koscheck Says He Has Accepted UFC 135 Bout With Matt Hughes

    After repeated attempts to talk his way into a fight with formerUFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes went nowhere, it looks as though Josh Koscheck might finally get his wish -- and it's all thanks to Diego Sanchez's hand injury.

    Just an hour after UFC president Dana White announced on Twitter that Sanchez was out of the UFC 135 co-main event with a broken hand, Koscheck took to his Twitter to say he'd accepted the fight, and was merely waiting to find out if Hughes would do the same.

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