FIGHT! Facts: Ultimate Fight Night 21
Kenny Florian dominated a fading Takanori Gomi, Roy Nelson forcibly stunted Stefan Struve’s development and half the card went to decision as the UFC returned to Charlotte, NC. After live Tweeting the event, FIGHT! has wrapped up everything you need to know about last night’s fights in one convenient, bite-size package. Check back later for a full gallery of FIGHT!’s best photos from UFN 21.
Kenny Florian def. Takanori Gomi by rear naked choke at 2:52 of Round 3.
Roy Nelson def. Stefan Struve by TKO at 0:39 of Round 1.
Jorge Rivera def. Nate Quarry by TKO at 0:29 of Round 2.
Ross Pearson def. Denis Siver by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Andre Winner def. Rafaello Oliveira by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-37).
Jacob Volkmann def. Ronys Torres by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27).
Nik Lentz def. Rob Emerson by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28).
Gleison Tibau def. Caol Uno by TKO at 4:13 of Round 1.
Yushin Okami def. Lucio Linhares by TKO (Doctor stoppage) at 2:47 of Round 2.
Gerald Harris def. Mario Miranda by TKO at 4:49 of Round 1.
Charlie Brenneman def. Jason High by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Fight of the Night went to Ross Pearson and Denis Siver, Submission of the Night went to Kenny Florian for his RNC of fading legend Takanori Gomi and Roy “Big Country” Nelson won Knockout of the Night for leveling Stefan Struve; all bonuses were in the amount of $30,000.
After going 3-1 on Wednesday night, FIGHT! is 38-15 with it’s picks in 2010.
Kenny Florian (-280) vs. Takanori Gomi (+220)
FIGHT! Pick: FlorianResulting Outcome: CORRECT
Roy Nelson (-325) vs. Stefan Struve (+250)
FIGHT! Pick: NelsonResulting Outcome: CORRECT
Nate Quarry vs. Jorge Rivera
FIGHT! Pick: Quarry Resulting Outcome: INCORRECT
Ross Pearson vs. Dennis Siver
FIGHT! Pick: PearsonResulting Outcome: CORRECT
The UFC announced official attendance of a 7,700 for a total gale of $590, 685.
Professional wrestlers Ric Flair and Jeff Hardy were slated to attend, but FIGHT! did not see either of them.