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Sunday, Aug 04, 2013

UFC 163: Aldo Defends Crown After Injury to Jung

Aldo (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Although Jose Aldo appeared to be well in control of his main event tilt with Chan Sung Jung tonight at UFC 163, an injury to the challenger brought the bout to an end. After Jung appeared to separate his shoulder during a striking exchange in round four, the featherweight champion swarmed in and finished “The Korean Zombie” off with strikes.

In the co-main-event, Phil Davis barely got by former light-heavyweight champ Lyoto Machida with a unanimous decision win. Although neither man appeared to be in any serious danger at any point, the elusive Machida appeared to outscore the decorated wrestler with strikes. Davis did manage to secure a couple of takedowns during the bout, however, and was awarded the decision after fifteen minutes.

Here are the results from tonight’s UFC 163 card, which was hosted by the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

Jose Aldo def. Chan Sung Jung via TKO (via strikes / injury)- R4, 2:00

Phil Davis def. Lyoto Machida via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Cezar Ferreira def. Thiago Santos via submission (guillotine choke) – R1, 0:47

Thales Leites def. Tom Watson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

John Lineker def. Jose Maria via TKO (punches) – R2, 1:03

Anthony Perosh def. Vinny Magalhaes via KO (punches) – R1, 0:14

Amanda Nunes def. Sheila Gaff via TKO (elbows) – R1, 2:08

Sergio Moraes def. Neil Magny via submission (triangle choke) – R1, 3:13

Ian McCall def. Iliarde Santos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Rani Yahya def. Josh Clopton via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Francimar Barroso def. Ednaldo Oliveira via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Viscardi Andrade def. Bristol Marunde via TKO (strikes) – R1, 1:36


posted by FCF Staff @ 12:51 am
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