UFC 143 Results: Condit decisions Diaz; Wins Interim Welterwight Belt

Main Card:

Carlos Condit def. Nick Diaz by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)

Fabricio Werdum def. Roy Nelson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Josh Koscheck def. Mike Pierce by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Renan Barao def. Scott Jorgensen by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Ed Herman def. Clifford Starks by submission (rear-naked choke) Round 2 (1:43) 

Preliminary Card:

Dustin Poirier def. Max Holloway by submission (mounted triangle-armbar) Round 1 (3:23)

Edwin Figueroa def. Alex Caceres by split decision (28-27, 27-28, 28-27)

Matt Brown def. Chris Cope by knockout (punches) Round 2 (1:19)

Matt Riddle def. Henry Martinez by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28). 

Rafael Natal def. Michael Kuiper by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Steven Thompson def. Dan Stittgen by knockout (kick) Round 1 (4:13)


UFC 143 Prediction Results: I was 277-192-4 coming in, and went for some upsets and came out short. It wasn’t the best card, and the main event didnt live up to the hype due to Condit fighting to a smart gameplan. Overall, I went 6-5 and I am now 283-197-4… my winning percentage remains at 59%


Bonus awards: (Fighters were awarded $65,000 bonuses.)

Fight of the Night: Werdum vs Nelson

Knockout of the Night: Stephen Thompson 

Submission of the Night: Dustin Poirier

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