UFC 161: Rashad Evans Gets By Dan Henderson, Stipe Miocic Outscores Roy Nelson
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from UFC 161 Saturday night in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which saw former light-heavyweight champ Rashad Evans get by the legendary Dan Henderson with a split decision win in the main event. With the victory, Evans got back on track after dropping back-to-back losses to Jon Jones and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, while “Hendo” has now lost two straight. In February, the 42 year-old fighter also lost by split decision to Lyoto Machida.
In the co-main-event, Stipe Miocic demonstrated once again why he’s a heavyweight on the rise, as he outscored noted slugger and top contender Roy Nelson for the UD victory.
Rashad Evans def. Dan Henderson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Stipe Miocic def. Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ryan Jimmo def. Igor Pokrajac via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Alexis Davis def. Rosi Sexton by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-28)
Shawn Jordan def. Pat Barry via TKO (punches) – R1, 0:59
Jake Shields def. Tyron Woodley via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
James Krause def. Sam Stout via submission (guillotine choke) – R3, 4:47
Sean Pierson def. Kenny Robertson via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Roland Delorme def. Edwin Figueroa via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Mitch Clarke def. John Maguire via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Yves Jabouin def. Dustin Pague via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)