Luke Rockhold ate some punches from David Branch in the first round of the UFC Fight Night 116 headliner, but the former champ came storming back to score a tap-out win.
After Rockhold took Branch down in round two, he quickly moved into mount and began to fire down punches from above. After several moments, Branch tapped out to the blows, handing Rockhold his first win since he was stopped by Michael Bisping.
Here are the complete results for UFC FN 116, which went down in Pittsburgh. For main card recaps, click here.
Luke Rockhold def. David Branch via submission (punches) R2, 4:05
Mike Perry def. Alex Reyes via KO (knee) R1, 1:19
Anthony Smith def. Hector Lombard via TKO (punches) R3, 2:33
Gregor Gillespie def. Jason Gonzalez via submission (arm-triangle-choke) R2, 2:11
Kamaru Usman def. Sergio Moraes via KO (punches) R1, 2:48
Justin Ledet def. Zu Anyanwu via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Tony Martin via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Daniel Spitz def. Anthony Hamilton via KO (punches) R1, 0:24
Uriah Hall def. Krzysztof Jotko via KO (punches) R2, 2:25
Gilbert Burns def. Jason Saggo via knockout (punch) R2, 4:55