UFC 156: Jose Aldo Decisions Frankie Edgar, Antonio Silva Upsets Alistair Overeem
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from tonight’s UFC 156 card in Las Vegas, which saw featherweight champion Jose Aldo work his way to a tightly contested, unanimous decision win over Frankie Edgar in the main event.
The card also featured Antonio Silva coming from behind to pull an upset victory over former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem, by stopping the feared striker in the third round.
Jose Aldo def. Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira def. Rashad Evans via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Antonio Silva def. Alistair Overeem via TKO (strikes) – R3, 0:25
Demian Maia def. Jon Fitch via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Joseph Benavidez def. Ian McCall via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Evan Dunham def. Gleison Tibau via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Tyron Woodley def. Jay Hieron via KO (strikes) – R1, 0:36
Bobby Green def. Jacob Volkmann via submission (rear-naked choke) – R3, 4:35
Isaac Vallie-Flagg def. Yves Edwards via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Dustin Kimura def. Chico Camus via submission (rear-naked choke) – R3, 1:50
Francisco Rivera def. Edwin Figueroa via TKO (strikes) – R2, 4:20