(Edgar cracks Penn. Check out the full gallery here.)
The UFC made its first visit to Boston, Massachusetts this weekend. Local fighters fared poorly, as James Toney, but the card marked a successful first foray into New England. Below you’ll find full results, information on bonuses and attendance, as well as a recap of our FIGHT! Picks.
Frankie Edgar def. B.J. Penn by unanimous decision.
Randy Couture def. James Toney by submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:19 of Round 1.
Demian Maia def. Mario Miranda by unanimous decision.
Gray Maynard def. Kenny Florian by unanimous decision.
Nate Diaz def. Marcus Davis by technical submission (guillotine choke) at 4:02 of Round 3.
Joe Lauzon def. Gabe Ruediger by submission (armbar) at 2:01 of Round 1.
Nik Lentz def. Andre Winner by unanimous decision.
Dan Miller def. John Salter by submission (anaconda choke) at 1:53 of Round 2.
Greg Soto def. Nick Osipczak by unanimous decision.
Mike Pierce def. Amilcar Alves by submission (cross-body armbar) at 3:11 of Round 3.
UFC President Dana White handed out $60,000 bonuses to Joe Lauzon, Nate Diaz and Marcus Davis after UFC 118. The fighters earned checks for “Submission of the Night” and “Fight of the Night,” respectively. No “Knockout of the Night” was given because the card featured no KO or TKO stoppages.
White announced attendance of 15,57 at Boston’s TD Garden for gate receipts of approximately $3 million.
(Lauzon celebrates. Check out the full gallery here.)
We are currently 83-44 with our picks in 2010.
BJ Penn (-325) vs. Frankie Edgar (+250)
FIGHT! Pick: Edgar Resulting Outcome: CORRECT
James Toney (+350) vs. Randy Couture (-575)
FIGHT! Pick: Don’t risk it.
Kenny Florian (-155) vs. Gray Maynard (+125)
FIGHT! PIck: Kenny Florian Resulting Outcome: INCORRECT
Demian Maia (-250) vs. Mario Miranda (+190)
FIGHT! Pick: Demian Maia Resulting Outcome: CORRECT
Marcus Davis (+160) vs Nathan Diaz (-200)
FIGHT! Pick: Nate Diaz Resulting Outcome: CORRECT