After being away from the ring for more than fourteen months, Rashad Evans is once again a top contender in the light heavyweight division after defeating Tito Ortiz by TKO in the main event of UFC 133 last night in Philly.
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Ortiz (16-9-1 MMA, 15-9-1 UFC) is now just 1-5-1 in his last seven fights. However, after upsetting Ryan Bader earlier this month, the 36-year-old remains semi-relevant.
Here are the full fight card results:
- Rashad Evans def. Tito Ortiz by TKO (strikes) in Round 2, 4:48
- Vitor Belfort def. Yoshihiro Akiyama by TKO (strikes) in Round 1, 1:52
- Brian Ebersole def. Dennis Hallman by TKO (strikes) in Round 1, 4:28
- Constantinos Philippou def. Jorge Rivera by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Rory MacDonald def. Mike Pyle by TKO (punches) in Round 1, 3:54
- Alexander Gustafsson def. Matt Hamill by TKO (punches) in Round 2, 3:34
- Chad Mendes def. Rani Yahya by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Ivan Menjivar def. Nick Pace by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Johny Hendricks def. Mike Pierce by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
- Mike Brown def. Nam Phan by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
- Rafael Natal def. Paul Bradley by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)