Welcome to our live UFC 175 results coverage here at MMANews.com. We will be covering every fight on tonight’s show as it happens live, starting off with the very first UFC Fight Pass prelim.
UFC Fight Pass Prelims
– Kevin Casey def. Bubba Bush via TKO (strikes) at 1:01 of Round 1.
– Luke Zachrich def. Guilherme Vasconcelos via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) after 3 Rounds.
FOX Sports 1 Prelims
– Rob Font def. George Roop via KO (punches) at 2:19 of Round 1.
– Bruno Santos def. Chris Camozzi via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) after 3 Rounds.
– Kenny Robertson def. Ildemar Alcantara via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26) after 3 Rounds.
– Urijah Faber def. Alex Caceres via Submission (rear naked choke) at 1:09 of Round 3.
UFC 175 Pay-Per-View
Marcus Brimage (6-2) vs. Russell Doane (13-3)
Round 1: The two touch gloves and off we go. Doane engages first, landing a couple of body shots. Brimage responds with a few inside leg kicks. Doane gets a takedown and is working from inside Brimage’s butterfly guard. Doane passes Brimage’s guard and is looking for a D’Arce choke. He gives that up in favor of taking Brimage’s back. Doane nails Brimage on the side of the head with some nice shots. Brimage rolls, so Doane is on his back now looking for the choke. Doane rolls Brimage over, flattens him out and pounds away with shots to the side of his head. They roll again and Doane again looks to try and secure the choke. Just over a minute remaining the opening round. The two scramble their way back to their feet. Brimage lands a good shot. He follows up with a kick and another decent shot to end the round. MMANews.com scores the round 10-9 for Russell Doane
Round 2: Both guys come out trading kicks early. Brimage lands some real nice leg kicks. Brimage lands a big punch and Doane is down. Brimage jumps on Doane but the two eventually work back up to their feet. Brimage lands another good shot. Joe Rogan continues to point out on commentary that Doane’s leg seems to be bothering him. Out of nowhere, however, Doane scores a takedown. A few moments later, they scramble back to their feet. Two minutes left in the second round. Doane lands some decent knees from the Thai clinch and switches to Brimage’s legs, looking for a takedown. Brimage defends well. Doane eventually gets him down and takes his back, but Brimage immediately rolls and escapes and the two are back to the standing position. 30 seconds remains as Rogan points out that Doane is moving badly on his leg still. MMANews.com scores the round 10-9 for Marcus Brimage
Round 3: Brimage lands a kick and Doane is down early. They work back standing and circle each other, feeling each other out here in the third and final round. Brimage starts scoring with stiff leg-kicks, chopping away at the seemingly injured leg of Doane. Doane clinches up with Brimage and lands some good knees to the body. The pace continues to slow down as we reach the final two minutes of the third and final round. The remaining moments of the round sees Brimage scoring a lot of leg kicks. Not a lot of action. MMANews.com scores the round 10-9 for Marcus Brimage
Russell Doane def. Marcus Brimage via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) after 3 Rounds.
Breaking News Update: It is announced that due to medical issues, Stefan Struve can not compete tonight, meaning his scheduled heavyweight bout with Matt Mitrione is off the card.
Uriah Hall (8-4) vs. Thiago Marreta (9-2)
Round 1: Referee Yves Lavigne tells the combatants to get it going, so here we go. Hall comes out bouncing on his feet, throwing a wild spinning back-fist attempt that misses. Hall throws some kicks and then wings another wild spinning back-fist attempt out there that again misses the mark. Santos lands a nice leg kick. Hall lands a nice straight right just as Santos crushes Hall’s leg with a hard kick. Santos lands some more hard leg kicks, but Hall catches one of them and gets Santos on the ground. Santos pops back up quickly and the guys are back on their feet. Hall starts mixing in some body kicks and high kicks, followed by a nice left hook. Hall lands a good right hand. Hall gets cocky now and stands right in front of Santos with his hands down at his side. Hall throws a wheel kick but misses. MMANews.com scores the round 10-9 for Urijah Hall
Round 2: The announcers are talking like Hall has a broken foot. Hall again keeps his hands at his side, taunting Santos a bit here in the early portion of the second round. The pace is much slower thus far in this round. Hall chops Santos down with a leg kick but Santos quickly pops back to his feet. Now the announcers are talking like it might be a broken toe that Hall is suffering from. He is not showing signs of having any real issues with the foot. In fact, he’s even throwing kicks with it multiple times during this round. The crowd is chanting for Santos now. Joe Rogan comments about there being a lot of Brazilians in the crowd tonight. Santos misses a big spinning kick to end the second round. MMANews.com scored the round 10-9 for Urijah Hall
Round 3: The announcers point out Hall limping again. They put him over for being strong and not selling the injury. Doctors check on Hall before the round as the fans boo, but Hall is willing to fight. The third round begins with Santos coming out aggressive but Hall avoiding any punishment. Hall lands a decent combo. Hall lands a good right hand over the top of Santos’ defense. Hall lands a beautiful spinning back-kick to the body. Hall is dominating the third and final round. Santos blasts Hall with a low blow. The referee gives Santos a warning, informing him that one more accidental low blow will result in a point deduction. The action resumes and Santos desperately looks for a takedown, but Hall does a good job defending. Hall drops down and rolls for a Kimura but Santos defends. The round ends with Santos on top trying to throw down elbows. MMANews.com scored the round 10-9 for Urijah Hall
Urijah Hall def. Thiago Santos via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) after 3 Rounds.