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UFC 132 Live Results and Play-by-Play for ‘Cruz vs. Faber 2’

Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber UFC 132 weigh inWelcome to’s live results for tonight’s “UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber 2” event, featuring a headlining rematch between UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Urijah Faber.

Live UFC 132 results will begin below at 6pm ET for the preliminary card and 9pm for the pay-per-view UFC 132 main card, which also features Wanderlei Silva vs. Chris Leben and Tito Ortiz vs. Ryan Bader.

Enjoy the fights!

UFC 132 Live Results


  • Dominick Cruz (c) def. Urijah Faber via unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 48-47)
    UFC Bantamweight Championship
  • Chris Leben def. Wanderlei Silva via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:27
  • Dennis Siver def. Matt Wiman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Tito Ortiz def. Ryan Bader via submission (guillotine) – Round 1, 1:56
  • Carlos Condit def. Dong Hyun Kim via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:58


  • Melvin Guillard def. Shane Roller via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 2:12
  • Rafael dos Anjos def. George Sotiropoulos via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:59
  • Brian Bowles def. Takeya Mizugaki via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Aaron Simpson def. Brad Tavares via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Anthony Njokuani def. Andre Winner via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
  • Jeff Hougland def. Donny Walker via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

UFC 132 Play-by-Play

UFC Bantamweight Championship

Round 1 – Cruz and Faber rush to the center of the Octagon. Cruz connects with his first punch and Faber fires back with a high kick that misses. Cruz connects again. Faber nearly slams Cruz as he goes for a takedown, but settles for a punch as they leave a clinch. Cruz dives in and out with punches, but Faber avoids the worst. Faber leaps in and stuns Cruz with a punch. After recovering, Cruz attacks with hard leg kicks and connects with an uppercut. Cruz avoids Faber and picks his opening carefully, but Faber closes in to another clinch. It goes nowhere and they return to the center of the cage, where they trade punches before another clinch. Faber connects as they separate, and they trip to the ground as the round ends.

Round 2 – Cruz comes out aggressive to start the second, but can’t connect with much before defending a takedown. Cruz lands some jabs, eats a body kick, then connects with a solid hook. Faber lands an overhand right, but another narrowly misses. Combo connects for Cruz as he continues to move in and out. Faber blocks most of Cruz’s offense as he looks to time another punch, but eats an uppercut. Faber connects with another punch that trips Cruz up, but he immediately returns to his feet. Cruz gets a takedown with 30 seconds to go, but Faber quickly stands. Cruz finishes the round with a final combination.

Round 3 – Faber attacks with leg kicks to start the third and times Cruz’s advances as he connects with another punch. Faber avoids most of Cruz’s attacks before absorbing a hard combo. Faber shoots for a takedown and ends up on Cruz’s back, but gets reversed to side control. Faber escapes from the bottom and connects as Cruz stands. Cruz looks to be taking deep breaths as they trade punches in the last 60 seconds of the round. Cruz tries for a late takedown, but Faber stays on his feet and they fight in the clinch before the round ends.

Round 4 – Cruz comes out quick to start the championship rounds, but it’s Faber that connects first. Cruz answers with a right followed by a kick and another combo as he moves forward, then ducks Faber’s follow-up. Faber stuns Cruz with another right, but Cruz rushes right back and narrowly avoids an exiting hook by Faber. They trade combos, then Faber hits the head and body. Faber fakes a takedown and connects with another punch. Cruz lands a left and right punctuated by a body kick. Cruz tries for another takedown, but Faber stuffs it. Solid right lands for Cruz, but Faber avoids further damage and answers with a combo near the fence. Both fighters throw punches in a wild exchange before settling back in. Cruz tries again for a late takedown, but Faber reverses into the clinch and the round ends.

Round 5 – Cruz is on the attack early in the fifth, missing with a flying knee but connect with punches. Cruz briefly gets Faber down as he sprawls near the fence, but they’re immediately up in a clinch then separate. Faber avoids Cruz’s attack and tries for a guillotine, but Cruz escapes. Cruz with another takedown, but can’t keep him there as Faber immediately escapes. Another takedown for Cruz, but Faber quickly gets to the clinch and ties Cruz up. They separate and Faber lands a right. Cruz fires an inside leg kick, then ducks a high kick from Faber. Cruz punches the body as we enter the final minute. Cruz trips Faber down twice, but can’t do anything with it and they struggle for position again as the final round ends. Dominick Cruz def. Urijah Faber via unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 48-47) to retain UFC bantamweight title


Round 1 – Silva takes the center of the Octagon, while Leben bounces around the outside. Silva pushes forward with punches, but most are blocked. Leben hurts Silva with a hook, drops him with a series of uppercuts, then puts “The Axe Murderer” to sleep on the canvas with several more unanswered punches. Chris Leben def. Wanderlei Silva via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:27


Round 1 – Matt Wiman and Dennis Siver throw punches trying to find their range. Wiman shoots for a takedown, but abandons it and they trade inside leg kicks. Wiman and Siver throw wild punches, but little connects. Wiman gets Siver down briefly, but they scramble back up. Wiman continues to press for the takedown, but Siver stays standing and works for a standing guillotine. Siver fires punches as Wiman backs away. Siver kicks the leg, then goes to the head, but it’s blocked. Siver ducks a punch and takes Wiman down. Wiman looks for a kimura from the bottom, but Siver lets Wiman up instead. Siver unloads a combo, prompting another takedown from Wiman, who stays on top for the final seconds. scores the first for Siver 10-9.

Round 2 – Siver comes out striking to start the second, but Wiman catches a kick and presses for a takedown. Siver stays on his feet and eyes the guillotine again as they stall in a clinch. Siver tries to trip Wiman off, but he goes right back to work on the takedown against the cage. Siver trips up as he tries to escape and Wiman jumps into his guard. Wiman cuts Siver’s forehead open with elbows from the top. Siver struggles for control Wiman from the bottom and gets pummeled with ground and pound. Siver’s bleeding bad and Wiman continues to tee off with elbows over the final minute. scores the second for Wiman 10-9, leveling the fight at 19-19.

Round 3 – Siver comes out punching and Wiman kicks the legs to open the final round. Wiman grabs a leg, but Siver pulls free. Wiman immediately shoots again and Siver sprawls on top against the fence. Siver escapes and they circle the center of the Octagon. Siver fires a high kick that’s block and follows with a spinning back kick that also misses. Siver and Wiman both miss with combos. Wiman lands another leg kick, and Siver fires back with his own. Hard punch lands for Wiman and Siver counters with a combo. Wiman rushes forward and misses with punches, but shoots for another takedown.  Siver sprawls and throws short punches before Wiman drops for a guillotine, but Siver escapes. Wiman follows with a takedown, but Siver returns to his feet and takes Wiman’s legs out. Siver in control on the ground in the final seconds and goes for a guillotine as the final bell sounds. scores the third for Siver 10-9, giving him the bout 29-28, but it was close and could go either way. Dennis Siver def. Matt Wiman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Round 1 – Bader opens with leg kicks as both fights keep their hands moving in the opening seconds. Bader misses with a big left, then Ortiz misses with as he closes in. Ortiz backs Bader up with a jab and follows with a powerful right that misses. Bader appears to catch Ortiz but the fight continues. Ortiz drops Bader with a right, follows him to the ground , and quickly forces him to tap with a tight guillotine. Tito Ortiz def. Ryan Bader via submission (guillotine) – Round 1, 1:56


Round 1 – Condit circles Kim outside along the cage and throws several front kicks early before Kim ducks one for a takedown. Condit controls Kim fron guard and sweeps to mount, but Kim escapes and they scramble to their feet. Condit misses with punches, but lands with a head kick while Kim isn’t throwing much. Condit catches Kim with a left and follows with a leg kick. Condit knocks Kim down with a flying knee and finishes him with a flurry of punches against the fence. Carlos Condit def. Dong Hyun Kim via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:58

Pictured: Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber


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