Monday, December 6, 2021

UFC 101 Results: B.J. Penn vs. Kenny Florian

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B.J. Penn vs. Kenny Florian
Round 1
Florian bounces a head kick off the right forearm of Penn. Penn attacks and roughs Florian up with a right hand. Penn pushes his for to the fence. Florian escapes and lands a standing elbow to the temple. Florian fires another head kick that misses. Penn rushes in and takes Florian back to the cage. Penn throws short punches as Florian attempts to tie up his arms. Florian knees the body and Penn sneaks in a right hand to the forehead. Florian drops levels for a single that is easily stuffed. Penn appears to be the stronger fighter after four minutes in the Octagon. Again Florian drops for a single that Penn shrugs off. Florian shows good footwork as he circles away from Penn. Penn closes the distance and cracks Florian with a right hand and a knee.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Penn
Lotfi Sariahmed scores the round 10-9 Penn
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Penn

Round 2
Florian snaps a tight low kick into Penn’s lead leg. Florian follows with a weak single-leg shot that the champion stops in its tracks. Penn connects with a right hook as the pair break from a clinch. Florian again has his single stuffed. From the inside, Penn clips Penn with a right and a left. Florian tires to sneak in a hard-standing elbow that ends up just short of its target. Penn lands a right hand that staggers the challenger. Florian is getting sloppier as the fight moves into the middle stages.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Penn
Lotfi Sariahmed scores the round 10-9 Penn
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Penn

Round 3
Florian misses yet another head-kick lead. He ties up with Penn against the cage. Florian gets busy with a knee to the body and an elbow upstairs. Penn slips in an uppercut as he fights off a Florian takedown. Florian attacks with a right hand and Penn grazes a right hand off his opponent’s forehead. Florian again fails miserably on a takedown and Penn makes him pay with a hard knee to the midsection. Florian fails on another and Penn hits a switch. He stands up swinging and Florian retreats. Florian missed a head kick at the bell.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Penn
Lotfi Sariahmed scores the round 10-9 Penn
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Penn

Round 4
Florian ducks under a right hand and clinches with Penn at the fence. Penn smacks Florian with a right hand and slams him to the canvas. Penn starts to work his game from the top in half guard. Florian is landing effective elbows from the bottom. Penn is looking to pass to mount, and Florian is noly blocking the champion as he tries to free his isolated foot. Penn mounts and Florian gives up his back. Penn moves back to the mount. Penn turns him over and drives his right heel into the liver. Penn sinks his arm under Florian’s chin and forces a tapout with a rear-naked choke at 3:54 of the fourth round.

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