1. Justin Buchholz def. Corey Hill via submission (RNC) - R2 (3:57)
2. Melvin Guillard def. Dennis Siver via TKO (strikes) - R1 (0:36)
3. Cole Miller def. Jorge Gurgel via submission (triangle choke) - R3 (4:48)
4. Gabriel Gonzaga def. Justin McCully via submission (kimura) - R1 (1:57)
5. Tyson Griffin def. Marcus Aurelio via unanimous decision
6. Josh Koscheck def. Chris Lytle via unanimous decision
7. Joe Stevenson def. Gleison Tibau via submission (guillotine choke) - R2 (2:57)
8. Patrick Cote def. Ricardo Almeida via split decision
9. Forrest Griffin def. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson via unanimous decision
Lightweights: Marcus Aurelio (155) vs. Tyson Griffin (155)
R1: They circle for the first fifty seconds. Griffin fires with a 2-punch combo to quiet the boos for inaction. Griffin pushes Aurelio down. Griffin enters and Aurelio tries for an armbar. Griffin pulls his arms out and pounds at Aurelio. Aurelio closes his guard at 2:21. Aurelio attempts an armbar but Griffin slips right out. They stand up at 1:32. Griffin slaps Aurelio with an inside leg kick. Griffin throws punches that glance or miss. Griffin lands a leg kick. Griffin connects on a body punch, and more leg kicks. Aurelio shoots but Griffin stuffs it. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Griffin.
R2: Griffin effectively attacks with body punches and leg kicks. Aurelio tries a punch combo and ends up clinching with Griffin. Griffin hitting knees to the Aurelio's thighs while in clinch. Griffin picks Aurelio up and slams him with just under two minutes remaining. Aurelio stands up and puts Griffin down. Aurelio climbs on Griffins back but ends up in guard. Aurelio positions for a triangle choke, and then an omoplata attempt but Griffin avoids both. Round 2 ends with Griffin inside Aurelio's guard. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Griffin.
R3: Griffin continues outstriking Aurelio with leg kicks and punch combos. Aurelio shoots at 3:02 but Griffin sprawls. Griffin shoots and takes down Aurelio at 2:02. Aurelio wants a submission but Griffin doesn't give him any openings. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Griffin.
Griffin wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Welterweights: Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Chris Lytle (170)
R1: Lytle initiates with heavy rights 30 seconds in the fight. Lytle lands a leg kick at the end of a combo. Koscheck tries for a high kick, slips, but bounces back up. Koscheck shoots at 2:54 and takes Lytle down. Lytle grabs the guillotine but Koscheck works himself free. Koscheck works in Lytle's halfguard. Lytle brings Koscheck to full guard. Koscheck works in punches. Close round with neither fighter doing any significant damage. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Koscheck.
R2: Koscheck shoots but Lytle defends it. Koscheck lands elbows. Koscheck tries another takedown and gets it. Lytle, has the guillotine again. Koscheck pulls his head out. Koscheck cuts Lytle with repeated elbows. Koscheck dominates Lytle with punches and elbows in halfguard. There's a pool of blood around Lytle's head. Koscheck continues this until the end of the round. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Koscheck.
R3: Koscheck shoots at 4:20. Lytle defends and tries to lock Koscheck's arm. Lytle tries a guillotine but Koscheck escapes. Koscheck returns to dropping elbows inside Lytle's halfguard. Lytle is covered in blood. Luckily for Lytle, the referee says Koscheck isn't active enough and stands them up at 1:33. Lytle goes for the knockout but ends up in clinch. The referee separates them again. Lytle knows he needs to finish and charges with punches, and even more punches, but the bell sounds. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Koscheck.
Koscheck wins via unanimous decision.
Lightweights: Joe Stevenson (155) vs. Gleison Tibau (156)
R1: Stevenson connects on a jab. Tibau slaps a leg kick. Stevenson lands a right. Tibau falls down. Stevenson tries a guillotine. Tibau escapes and passes, trying to take Stevenson's back. They clinch. Tibau drops down and takes Stevenson down. Stevenson stands up in clinch. Steven takes Tibau down. Tibau locks in an omoplata.Stevenson stays in that position until the end of the round.
R2: Tibau passes to Stevenson's side. Tibau secures mount at 3:09. Tibau steps over for perhaps a triangle from mount and Stevenson pushes Tibau off. They get back to their feet. Tibau takes Stevenson down leaving his head in. Stevenson taps Tibau out with a guillotine.
Stevenson wins via submission - R2 (2:57)
Middleweights: Ricardo Almeida (185) vs. Patrick Cote (185)
R1: Almeida reachs down for takedown. Cote stops it and Almeida pulls guard on a standing Cote. Almeida brings the fight to the floor and works a rubber guard. Cote escapes to his feet. Almeida shoots and clinches. It takes awhile but Almeida takes Cote down. Almeida drops a couple of punches while trying to pass. Almeida effectly picks at Cote with punches. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Almeida.
R2: Almeida lands a punch and looks for a takedown. Cote responds with punches that forces Almeida to back away. Almeida pulls guard. Cote stands back up. Cote fires punches and Almeida clinches. Cote lands a body punch. Almeida wants the single and switches to a guillotine. Cote escapes and immediately stands up. Cote knocks Almeida down a right before the bell sounds. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Cote.
R3: Cote does a great job keeping the fight standing. Cote chases Almeida and lands a nice leg kick. Cote doesn't land anything significant but he's controlling Almeida on the feet. Almeida scores the takedown with 35 seconds left. Almeida finishes in the guard. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Cote.
Cote wins via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Light-Heavyweights: Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (205) vs. Forrest Griffin (205)
R1: They start throwing right away. Griffin lands leg kicks.They trade shots. Griffin scoring points through more unanswered leg kicks. Jackson moves in with a flurry and lands a left hook that stuns Griffin. They clinch and separate. Griffin back to landing leg kicks. Jackson lands an uppercut and drops Griffin. Jackson powers Griffin against the cage with a minute left. Griffin stands up but eats rights on the way up. MMAfighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Jackson.
R2: Griffin hurts Jackson with leg kicks. Griffin catches Jackson with a guillotine and takes Jackson down. Griffin is in Jackson's halfguard. Griffin nails Jackson with elbows. Griffin passes to side mount. Griffin looks for an americana. Griffin drops right punches. Griffin advances to mount. Griffin drops elbows and punches. Total domination by Griffin. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-8 for Griffin.
R3: Jackson's knee is hurt from those first two kicks of the second round. Jackson hits a two-punch combo that Griffin shakes off. Jackson with another big combo, but Griffin avoids. Jackson connects with a left. Jackson lands cleanly with a body punch. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Jackson.
R4: Griffin opens wiht a low kick and a high. Jackson puts the pressure on Griffin with strong punch combos. Jackson has Griffin down in full guard. Griffin's right eye is bloodied. Griffin locks in a triangle choke... and Jackson slams his way out! Griffin positions himself for submissions and Jackson stands up. Jackson immediately fires and Griffin backs away. Another tough round to score. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Griffin.
R5: Jackson works on Griffin's body. Griffin lands mostly leg kicks. Griffin connects cleanly with a right punch. They clinch with Griffin landing knees before the end of the fight. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Griffin.
Griffin wins via unanimous decision (48-46, 48-46, 49-46) to win the UFC light-heavyweight title
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