Team Faber’s Andy Ogle and Team Cruz’s Mike Rio squared off tonight in the final opening round bout before the start of the quarterfinals. Ogle and Rio battled it out until Ogle took Rio’s back and forced him to tap at 4:19 of the second round.
The win gave Team Faber the opening round victory winning 5 bouts to Team Cruz’s 3.
After the bout, a clearly agitated UFC President Dana White, who is on site for UFC on Fox 3, announced the quarterfinals via video conference. The two bouts, which will air live next week, feature James Vick vs. Joe Proctor and Justin Lawrence vs. Michael Chiesa.