MMAFrenzy.com will have live results from tonight’s UFC on Fox 2 event in Chicago starting at 5pm ET for the preliminary card, which airs on Fuel TV, and 8pm ET for the Fox-televised tripleheader topped by Chael Sonnen vs. Michael Bisping and Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis.
UFC on Fox 2 Live Results
- Rashad Evans def. Phil Davis via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
- Chael Sonnen def. Michael Bisping via unanimous decision (30-27,29-28,29-28)
- Chris Weidman def. Demian Maia via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- Evan Dunham def. Nik Lentz via TKO (doctor stoppage – cut) – Round 2, 5:00
- Mike Russow def. John-Olav Einemo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Cub Swanson def. George Roop via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:22
- Charles Oliveira def. Eric Wisely via submission (calf slicer) – Round 1, 1:43
- Michael Johnson def. Shane Roller via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Lavar Johnson def. Joey Beltran via KO (punches) – Round 1, 4:24
- Chris Camozzi def. Dustin Jacoby via submission (guillotine) – Round 3, 1:08
UFC on Fox 2 Play-by-Play
RASHAD EVANS VS. PHIL DAVIS
Round 1 – Herb Dean is our referee and we’re underway. Both fighters looking to feel each other out early. Davis with a nice leg kick. Nice shot by Evans and Davis clinches. Davis breaks free and looks to shoot when Rashad throws a hook but Evans blocks it. Davis throws a slow combo that Evans easily counters. Davis goes for a takedown but Evans knocks him off balance with a nice punch and he recovers by clinching. Davis with a slow kick that Evans catches and takes him down off it. Evans working in Davis’s half-guard. Evans passes to side control and into the mounted crucifix. Evans lands some shots and Davis works out of the crucifix after expending a lot of energy. The round ends with Rashad in back sidemount. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 Evans.
Round 2 – Davis misses a headkick to open the action. Evans throws a combo but it is too far out to do any damage. Evans checks a legkick. Evans with a combo that misses as Davis looks for a takedown but Evans defends. Evans with a combo and looks for a takedown but Davis defends and they briefly clinch against the cage. Davis with a nice overhand right that just comes up short. Nice overhand right counter attack by Evans. Nice knee from Davis and Rashad presses. Davis clinches and Rashad breaks briefly to land a combo and then clinches again. Fighters separate and Evans catches another kick and immediately gets the takedown to side control and he gains the mounted crucifix again. Davis’ inexperience is showing up tonight. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 Evans (20-18).
Round 3 – Evans checks another kick to start the action. Davis takes a single that Rashad stuffs and then grabs a front-headlock but Davis reshoots and sweeps Evans leg. Davis gets Evans down but Evans is defending well with a switch. Evans reverses Davis with a reshot and moves to Davis back. Davis springs up though and we’re up against the cage. Good knee by Davis. Nice uppercut by Rashad in close. Davis with a desperate shot that looks unbecoming of the national champ. Davis finally lands a nice double and Evans moves to guard. Evans scrambles back to his feet and Davis stays in the clinch. Round ends with the fighters in the clinch. Closer round due to Davis’s wrestling but MMAFrenzy still gives the round to Evans 10-9 (30-27).
Round 4 – Evans looks fresh to start the round as he stalks Davis. Nice jab by Evans. Davis responds with a nice body kick. Evans striking is countering just about everything the uncomfortable Davis throws. Fans getting restless for some reason. Nice jab by Davis. Evans with a nice hook. Davis throws a kick that Evans catches again and Evans with a takedown attempt that Davis defends. Davis with double underhooks but can only land a few knees before Rashad breaks. Davis in on a single now and Evans defends expertly and takes back sidemount with a half nelson in. Davis gets back to his feet and Evans presses him to the cage. Davis misses on a reshot and we’re back on our feet. Davis throws a lazy jab and Evans lands a nice counter right. MMAFrenzy scores another round 10-9 for Evans (40-36)
Round 5 – Evans checks another kick by Davis. Davis with another legkick and that Evans counters with a nice right hook. Evans catches a kick from Davis and Evans holds Davis’s leg and tees off on him. Evans finally gets Davis down and moves into half-guard. Davis’s shin is bleeding badly. Evans slides into the mounted crucifix again but Davis escapes by giving up his back. Davis breaks but Evans gives him a right on the way out. Evans with a body jab. Nice right by Evans. Evans stops a Davis takedown attempt in its tracks with a well-timed leg-kick. Evans with a takedown attempt that Davis defends. Davis misses a headkick with a minute left. Nice right by Davis. Davis’s reach is really preventing Evans from being able to close for the finish. Round ends and the fighters hug it out at the end with Rashad clearly frustrated. Davis showed promise and heart but still needs more time to develop. MMAFrenzy gives the round and the fight to Evans (50-45).
Rashad Evans defeats Phil Davis via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
CHAEL SONNEN VS. MICHAEL BISPING
Round 1 – Big John is our referee and we’re underway. Sonnen storms out and immediately counters a Bisping hook with a takedown. Bisping escapes and Sonnen pokes Bisping on the way and Sonnen attacks. Sonnen looking for takedowns now and Bisping defending. Sonnen with a nice clinch to a back trip takedown. Nice punches by Sonnen from the top but Bisping escapes. Bisping turns Sonnen along the cage and then goes for a takedown of his own that Sonnen defends. Sonnen clinches Bisping against the cage and Bisping with a nice knee. Bisping turns Sonnen against the cage and is working shots to the ribs. Chael throws a wild combo that misses and Bisping counters beautifully. Chael’s takedown attempt is blocked and Bisping turns him agains the cage. Nice knee by Chael but Bisping with another nice one. Wild strikes by Sonnen miss and Bisping lands a nice combo. Chael misses another takedown and ends up pinned to the cage again. Bisping misses a slow spinning kick and the round ends. Chael started strong but struggled late with Bisping’s takedown defense and more accurate strikes. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 Bisping.
Round 2 – Chael extremely rigid with his standup and goes for another failed takedown attempt. Bisping then reverses Chael against the cage and goes to work with dirty boxing ala Randy Couture. Sonnen has not looked good grappling so far. Nice combo by Bisping. Sonnen with another double and finally gets Bisping down. Sonnen looking to smother, Bisping being active with strikes off his back. Bisping is controlling posture well. Sonnen lets Bisping up and lands some nice strikes as the Brit stands. Bisping with a nasty overhand left. Bisping works Sonnen against the cage again and lands some nice dirty boxing strikes. Bisping briefly attempts a single and misses but keeps Sonnen pinned to the cage. Nice pair of elbows from Bisping. Sonnen grabs a thai clinch but does nothing with it. Bisping with a nice knee. Ugly spinning kick attempt by Bisping misses. Bisping is fighting like Couture tonight. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 Bisping (20-18).
Round 3 – Fighters touch gloves and we’re off. Another double from Sonnen and he lands this one. Sonnen controlling posture and lands a nice strike but Bisping is staying active. Bisping threatens with a leglock but lets it go. Sonnen lands a few shots and Bisping tries to position for an armbar but misses it. Bisping gives up his back to escape and Sonnen immediately seizes the opportunity to look for a finish but Bisping ties him up. Sonnen gets back to full mount and is looking for an arm triangle. Sonnen is basing out and not landing much damage now. Shoulder slams from Sonnen. Bisping hip escapes to half-guard and throws punches to the ear of Sonnen. Sonnen is looking for an arm triangle but Bisping regains full guard. Bisping grabs a whizzer and gets back to the cage with thirty seconds left. Bisping gets back on his feet and reverses Sonnen against the cage and lands a takedown of his own. Big elbows from Bisping to end the round leave Sonnen dazed at the end. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 Sonnen but the fight should go to Bisping (29-28).
Chael Sonnen defeats Michael Bisping via unanimous decision (30-27,29-28,29-28)
DEMIAN MAIA VS. CHRIS WEIDMAN
Round 1 – Our referee is Herb Dean and we are underway. Maia comes out southpaw against the orthodox Weidman. Weidman with a wild shot but swept Maia’s leg but Maia jumps back to his feet. Nice knee from the thai clinch by Maia. Weidman throwing a flicking jab that’s not landing early. Nice knee by Maia. Body kick by Maia. Poor superman punch attempt by Weidman and Maia evades. Maia counters a Weidman shot with a crisp left. Weidman goes for the clinch but Maia rotates out of it. Nice body kick by Weidman. Leg kick by Maia that’s caught by Weidman and Weidman fires his own leg kick. Single leg to a double by Weidman and he briefly has Maia down. Maia tries to attack quickly after getting up but slips. Brief over/under clinch and we’re separated. Round ends with both fighters standing. All things fairly even in that round but Maia was a little more accurate and Weidman couldn’t do much on the takedown. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-10.
Round 2- Beautiful clinch to a bear-hug takedown by Weidman starts the action but Maia escapes before Weidman can do any damage. Weidman looks more confident with the striking. Nice uppercut by Maia. Weidman is breathing heavily with a minute and thirty left, that 11-day prep time is showing a little. Maia is not capitalizing though. Double leg attempt by Weidman with a minute left but Maia defends. Nice knee from Maia. Clinch and a knee from Maia, but Weidman secures a back trip takedown. Round ends with Weidman attempting an arm-in guillotine. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 Weidman.
Round 3 – Over/under clinch starts off the action but Maia fights out. Weidman with a wild combo that misses before taking Maia down with a double-leg. Maia does a great job controlling posture and escapes. Maia misses a pair of takedowns as Weidman defends with a front-headlock. Maia attempts another and again Weidman defends with a front-headlock. Maia attempts another sloppy shot. Both fighters loo exhausted and the crowd is booing. Maia is pressing though and lands a nice knee. Nice uppercut from Maia. Nice knees by Weidman. A minute left and both fighters are just swinging with no heat behind their strikes. Nice knee from Maia but Weidman lands a nice hook to the body. Headkick from Maia ends the round. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 for Maia based on activity but the fight a draw, though a Weidman victory would not be a surprise.
Chris Weidman defeats Demian Maia via split decision (29-28,28-29,29-28)
Pictured: Rashad Evans and Phil Davis