UFC 96 Live Blog: Matt Brown-Pete Sell, Hamill-Munoz, Maynard-Miller

This is the FanHouse UFC 96 live blog, where we'll have play-by-play on the three big undercard fights: Gray Maynard vs. Jim Miller, Matt Brown vs. Pete Sell and Matt Hamill vs. Mark Munoz.

To find out who won each fight, check the UFC 96 results post. For round-by-round results, the live blog begins below.

Matt Brown vs. Pete Sell
Brown is making his way to the Octagon. Brown is in the Octagon. Sell is making his way to the Octagon. Sell is in the Octagon.
Round 1: This fight is underway. Brown lands a head kick and a superman punch and then another two head kicks. Brown is pouring it on early. Sell is in serious trouble. For a moment I thought the ref was going to stop the fight. Brown thought the ref was stopping the fight too. Sell is still badly hurt. Brown is landing knees. Now it's finally over. Absolutely horribly late stoppage by Yves Lavigne. Matt Brown beats Pete Sell by first-round TKO.

The undercard is over. Click on our UFC 96 main event live blog.

Matt Hamill vs. Mark Munoz
Munoz is making his way to the Octagon. Munoz is in the Octagon. Hamill is making his way to the Octagon. Hamill is in the Octagon.
Round 1: This fight is underway. Munoz came in with a looping left and then goes for the takedown. Munoz is swinging wildly. Nice series of punches from Hamill against the fence, and Munoz goes for the takedown. Nice sprawl from Hamill. Munoz's punches really loop. Hamill's are more direct. Now Hamill is doing some real damage with his hands. Big right hand from Munoz. In the clinch Hamill looks stronger. Munoz shot for a takedown but Hamill was having none of it. And Hamill connects with a kick and it's over! Out cold! Matt Hamill beats Mark Munoz by first-round KO.

Gray Maynard vs. Jim Miller
Miller is making his way to the Octagon. Miller is in the Octagon. Maynard is making his way to the Octagon. Maynard is in the Octagon.
Round 1: This fight is underway. Maynard comes out with a right hand that backs Miller off for a moment. Now Miller goes on the attack and lands a punch and a leg kick. They clinched for about 30 seconds and then let go. Good couple punches from Maynard. Miller throws a hard kick to the body. Miller is trying a single-leg takedown, but Maynard is having none of it. Nice knee to the body by Maynard. Miller still can't get that takedown, but he's trying. Maynard has bloodied Miller's nose. Maynard's punching power has been on display in this round, and that's been the difference. Miller missed with an uppercut and Maynard made him pay with a straight punch to the face. Good connection from Maynard. Maynard, 10-9.

Round 2: Maynard is being cautious and waiting to pick his shot, and then he attacks and lands a punch. Maynard is really dominating this fight on the feet, and Miller needs to find a way to take it down. Miller with a leg kick. Miller with an inside leg kick that may have connected to Maynard's groin. Maynard shakes it off. Maynard with a couple of good body shots. Miller gets warned for a kick to the groin. They exchange punches, and Maynard gets the better of it. Miller goes in for a single leg takedown. Miller finally had the fight on the ground for a moment, but Maynard slipped free and got back to his feet. Maynard is really pouring it on here. Miller just has no answer for him on his feet. Miller tries to press the action but Maynard is too elusive. Maynard, 10-9.

Round 3: Miller misses high with a kick. Maynard pushes forward and lands a couple more punches. Miller just has no answer for Maynard's stand-up. Good right hand from Maynard. Miller throws a good boy kick. Maynard took Miller down for a moment and Miller almost looked like he had a guillotine. Miller almost had a heel hook on the ground but Maynard got out and now they're back on the feet. I don't know why Maynard took the fight to the ground, but he almost paid for it. They're on the ground one last time. Miller is just hoping he can pull into guard, but Maynard is overpowering him. Maynard is pounding Miller on the ground. Now they're back on their feet and that should do it. Maynard, 10-9. Gray Maynard beats Jim Miller by unanimous decision. 30-27 on all three judges' cards.

The undercard is over. Click on our UFC 96 main event live blog, where we'll have live updates of the co-main event (Shane Carwin vs. Gabriel Gonzaga) and the main event (Keith Jardine vs. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson).

Fierce Action at UFC 96

    Rampage Jackson enters the ring before his match with Keith Jardine at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

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    Rampage Jackson and Keith Jardine posture before their match at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

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    Keith Jardine kicks Rampage Jackson during their match at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

    Josh Hedges, UFC

    Keith Jardine kicks Rampage Jackson during their match at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

    Josh Hedges, UFC

    Rampage Jackson and Keith Jardine grapple during their match at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

    Josh Hedges, UFC

    Keith Jardine, right, punches Rampage Jackson during their match at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

    Josh Hedges, UFC

    Rampage Jackson punches Keith Jardine during their match at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

    Josh Hedges, UFC

    Keith Jardine kicks Rampage Jackson during their match at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

    Josh Hedges, UFC

    Rampage Jackson clocks Keith Jardine during their match at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

    Josh Hedges, UFC

    Rampage Jackson punches Keith Jardine during their match at UFC 96 on March 7, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.

    Josh Hedges, UFC

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