Welcome to MMAFrenzy.com’s live coverage of “UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva,” the UFC’s latest pay-per-view event which takes place today at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and features a main event between light heavyweight contenders Rashad Evans and Thiago Silva.
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UFC 108 RESULTS
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- Rashad Evans def. Thiago Silva via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Paul Daley def. Dustin Hazelett via KO (punches) – Round 1, 2:24
- Sam Stout def. Joe Lauzon via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
- Jim Miller def. Duane Ludwig via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:31
- Junior dos Santos def. Gilbert Yvel via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:07
- Martin Kampmann def. Jacob Volkmann via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 4:03
- Cole Miller def. Dan Lauzon via submission (inverted triangle to kimura) – Round 1, 3:05
- Mark Munoz def. Ryan Jensen via submission (strikes) – Round 1, 2:30
- Jake Ellenberger def. Mike Pyle via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:22
- Rafaello Oliveira def. John Gunderson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
UFC 108 UPDATES
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RAFAELLO OLIVEIRA VS. JOHN GUNDERSON
Rafaello Oliveira dominated John Gunderson over three rounds in the opening fight at UFC 108, getting mount, taking his backm and trying several submissions during the bout. Oliveira was unable to finish Gunderson, but was awarded the unanimous decision with 30-27 scores from all three judges. Rafaello Oliveira def. John Gunderson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
MIKE PYLE VS. JAKE ELLENBERGER
After a close first round, Jake Ellenberger catches Mike Pyle early in the second then finishes him off with punches 22-seconds into the frame. Jake Ellenberger def. Mike Pyle via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:22
MARK MUNOZ VS. RYAN JENSEN
Mark Munoz escaped an early guillotine, then forced Ryan Jensen to tap out to punches midway through the opening round in the final unaired prelim. Mark Munoz def. Ryan Jensen via submission (strikes) – Round 1, 2:30
COLE MILLER VS. DAN LAUZON
Round 1 – Lauzon and Miller trade punches early, with Miller seemingly getting the better of the exchanges. Lauzon drops Miller with a punch and follows him to the ground, but Lauzon is unable to finish him off as Miller fights back and the pair get back to their feet. Miller and Lauzon clinch and trade knees, then separate before Lauzon catches a kick from Miller and connects with a punch. Lauzon takes Miller’s back briefly, then Miller reverses and locks in an inverted triangle choke as well as a kimura, forcing Lauzon to tap. Cole Miller def. Dan Lauzon via submission (inverted triangle to kimura) – Round 1, 3:05
MARTIN KAMPMANN VS. JACOB VOLKMANN
Round 1 – Volkmann opens the action with punches early, then Kampmann counters. Volkmann moves forward with punches and Kampmann backs away, then drops Volkmann with a combo. Kampmann settles in and is more aggressive with punches, then drops Volkmann again and follows into his guard. Volkmann tries to control Kampmann from the bottom, but he manages to posture up and lands several hard punches. After a bit of ground and pound, Kampmann grabs a guillotine and Volkmann taps. Martin Kampmann def. Jacob Volkmann via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 4:03
JUNIOR DOS SANTOS VS. GILBERT YVEL
Round 1 – Dos Santos and Yvel trade powerful punches as expected to open the fight, with dos Santos getting the better of the early exchanges. Yvel throws a combo but dos Santos drops him with a counter left, then follows it up with punches on the ground. Yvel tries to stand but dos Santos persists and the referee intervenes. Junior dos Santos def. Gilbert Yvel via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:07
JIM MILLER VS. DUANE LUDWIG
Round 1 – Ludwig looks for openings early and Miller presses forward with kicks and punches. Ludwig counters with straight rights before Miller drops him and takes side control to mount. Ludwig tries to escape but gives up an arm and after some work, Miller makes him tap to an armbar. Jim Miller def. Duane Ludwig via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:31
JOE LAUZON VS. SAM STOUT
Round 1 – Lauzon immediately shoots for a takedown and quickly has Stout on the ground and looks to pass. Lauzon cuts Stout open with punches from the top, then rolls for a kimura but Stout escapes then scrambles to his feet. Lauzon goes for another takedown and Stout initially defends, but Lauzon pushes and eventually gets him down. The pair are quickly back on their feet before again heading to the canvas, but this time Stout works from the top. Stout stands up and allows Lauzon to follow, then connects with hard punches and solid combinations. Stout continues to punish Lauzon with punches as the first round ends. MMAFrenzy.com scores the round 10-10.
Round 2 – Lauzon shoots again but Stout throws him away. Lauzon closes the distance and Stout stuns him with a head kick. Lauzon is stunned and drags Stout to the ground, but he’s unable to keep him there long and they both stand. Lauzon presses forward, but Stout batters him with punches and kicks. More combinations from Stout force Lauzon to look for another takedown, but Stout ends up on top and stands. Lauzon pulls guard, but Stout connects with elbows from the top to close out the round. MMAFrenzy.com scores the round for Stout 10-9.
Round 3 – Lauzon attacks to start the third and both fighters connect with punches. Stout landing punches and kicks at will, then shrugs off another takedown. Stout picks Lauzon apart with strikes and stifles another takedown. Lauzon shoots again and is finally successful, quickly mounting Stout on the ground before grabbing a guillotine but Stout escapes and they head back to their feet. Stout pours it on late with more punches and kicks before the final bell sounds. MMAFrenzy.com scores the final round for Stout 10-9 and has the fight in his favor 30-28.
Sam Stout def. Joe Lauzon via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
DUSTIN HAZELETT VS. PAUL DALEY
Round 1 – Hazelett stands with the striker Daley early and looks for an opening, while Daley is content to fire punches and kicks. Daley drops Hazelett with a left and finishes him off quickly with several more shots on the ground. Paul Daley def. Dustin Hazelett via KO (punches) – Round 1, 2:24
RASHAD EVANS VS. THIAGO SILVA
Round 1 – Lots of movement from Evans, who quickly moves forward and clinches with Silva against the cage. Evans drags Silva down, but he returns to his feet only to be slammed back to the ground. Evans passes to mount, but Silva escapes back to his feet. The fight slows as the pair clinch, but the action picks up once they separate and Evans gets another takedown to side control. They return to their feet and circle, then Rashad moves in with a combo and clinches. Evans backs away and lands with a body shot before getting another takedown. Silva back to his feet immediately, but the round ends. MMAFrenzy.com scores the round for Evans 10-9.
Round 2 – Evans again moves forward with punches then clinches with Silva to begin the second. Knees by Silva in the clinch before they separate and Rashad gets another takedown to half-guard. Silva escapes to his feet, but Evans tags him again and dumps him back to the canvas. Silva stands again and the pair circle, but neither throw anything significant before briefly tying up again against the fence. Silva loosens up and throws a high kick, but Evans gets another takedown. Silva stands and Evans follows to the clinch. MMAFrenzy.com scores the round for Evans 10-9.
Round 3 – Evans presses forward with punches, then clinches yet again. Rashad backs away then gets Silva down again, but he’s unable to keep him there and they stand. Silva taunts Evans and keeps his hands low, then drops him with a punch. Silva keeps up the pressure, but is unable to finish the dazed Evans. Silva continues to tease allowing Evans to recover, and he clinches again and works for another takedown when the final bell sounds. MMAFrenzy.com scores the round for Silva 10-9, but has the fight for Evans 29-28.
Rashad Evans def. Thiago Silva via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)