UFC 156 was easy on the eyes of Brazilian MMA fans.
In the main event of the evening, Jose Aldo defended his featherweight belt from Frankie Edgar. In the co-main event, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira outdid Rashad Evans. Prior to that, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva knocked out Alistair Overeem in the third round and Demian Maia got the better of John Fitch to win by unanimous decision.
The bonus winners for the Feb. 2 event were Aldo and Edgar for Fight of the Night, Bigfoot for Knockout of the Night and Bobby Green for Submission of the Night.
Check out the gallery of photos taken at UFC 156:
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Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb. 2, 2013
- Jose Aldo def. Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
- Antonio Rogerio Nogueira def. Rashad Evans via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Antonio Silva def. Alistair Overeem via TKO (strikes) at 0:25, Round 3
- Demian Maia def. Jon Fitch via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Joseph Benavidez def. Ian McCall via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Evan Dunham def. Gleison Tibau via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Tyron Woodley def. Jay Hieron via KO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:36
- Bobby Green def. Jacob Volkmann via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:35, Round 3
- Isaac Vallie-Flagg def. Yves Edwards via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Dustin Kimura def. Chico Camus via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:50, Round 3
- Francisco Rivera def. Edwin Figueroa via TKO (strikes) at 4:20, Round 2
*Photos courtesy of UFC
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