UFC 131 Results: Dos Santos beats up Carwin, earns title shot


Main Card:

Junior Dos Santos def. Shane Carwin by unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–26) 

Kenny Florian def. Diego Nunes by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27) 

Mark Munoz def. Demian Maia by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27) 

Dave Herman def. Jon Olav Einemo by TKO (punches) Round 2 (3:19) 

Donald Cerrone def. Vagner Rocha by unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–26)

Preliminary Card:

Sam Stout def. Yves Edwards by KO (punch) Round 1 (3:52)

Chris Weidman def. Jesse Bongfeldt by submission (guillotine) Round 1 (4:54) 

Krzystof Soszynksi def. Mike Massenzio by unanimous decision (30–27, 30–26, 30–27) 

Nick Ring def. James Head by submission (rear-naked choke) Round 3 (3:33) 

Dustin Poirier def. Jason Young by unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 

Joey Beltran def. Aaron Rosa by TKO (punches) Round 3 (1:26) 

Darren Elkins def. Michihiro Omigawa by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)


UFC 131 Prediction Results: I was 157-115-3 coming in and my pick didn’t quite go the way I hoped. I’ll post up my after thoughts about UFC 131 later on. I went 7-5, and I am now 164-120-3…something needs to give.


Bonus awards: (Fighters were awarded $70,000 bonuses.)

Fight of the Night: Dave Herman vs Jon Olav Einemo   

Knockout of the Night: Sam Stout  

Submission of the Night:  Chris Weidman 

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