UFC 100 Live Blog: Stephan Bonnar vs. Mark Coleman


LAS VEGAS -- This is the UFC 100 live blog for light-heavyweight matchup between Stephan Bonnar and former UFC heavyweight champion Mark Coleman. The live blog is below.

Round one: Bonnar comes out southpaw. After overextending himself on a punch, Bonnar finds himself the victim of a trademark Hammer takedown. Bonnar looks for subs. The crowd starts a "Coleman" chant as Bonnar tries to get upright. Bonnar throws a series of elbows to the head. Bonnar had Coleman's left arm trapped between his legs, giving him free reign over one side. Bonnar looked for a kimura as time ran out.

Round two: Bonnar lands a solid early left. Coleman looks gassed. Bonnar tried a backfist and spun right into Coleman's range. The legend took him down and bloodied him with a hellacious elbow. Bonnar worked to escape while Coleman tried to add to the damage. Coleman kept his position and scored with hammerfists. We should be one round apiece going into the third.

Round three: Coleman tries his shot at 4:15. Bonnar sprawls, but Coleman is relentless, taking him off his feet for a moment. After an eternity, he gets the takedown. Bonnar is unable to get up. Every once in a while, he manages an elbow from the bottom, but Coleman is doing slightly more. With 30 seconds to go, Coleman took his back. Bonnar worked hard, and finally got to the top position just as the round ran out. Coleman will likely will a two rounds to one decision.

Winner: Coleman via unanimous decision (29-28 all three judges)

UFC 100 Photos

    ** RETRANSMIT FOR ALT CROP ** Georges St-Pierrre attempts to choke Thiago Alves during their welterweight title bout at UFC 100 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Saturday, July 11, 2009. St-Pierre won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) ** LAS VEGAS SUN OUT MAGS OUT NO SALES ONLINE OK **

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    Georges St-Pierrre, left, lands a left to Thiago Alves during their welterweight title bout at UFC 100 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Saturday, July 11, 2009. St-Pierre won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) ** LAS VEGAS SUN OUT MAGS OUT NO SALES ONLINE OK **

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    Georges St-Pierrre attempts to choke Thiago Alves during their welterweight title bout at UFC 100 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Saturday, July 11, 2009. St-Pierre won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) ** LAS VEGAS SUN OUT MAGS OUT NO SALES ONLINE OK **

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    Brock Lesnar, right, gets in Frank Mir's face after their heavyweight title bout at UFC 100 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Saturday, July 11, 2009. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) ** LAS VEGAS SUN OUT MAGS OUT NO SALES ONLINE OK **

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    Brock Lesnar celebrates after defeating Frank Mir in their heavyweight title bout at UFC 100 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Saturday, July 11, 2009.(AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) ** LAS VEGAS SUN OUT MAGS OUT NO SALES ONLINE USAGE OK **

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    Brock Lesnar celebrates after defeating Frank Mir in their heavyweight title bout at UFC 100 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Saturday, July 11, 2009. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) ** LAS VEGAS SUN OUT MAGS OUT NO SALES ONLINE USAGE OK **

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    Georges St-Pierrre, left, takes down Thiago Alves during their welterweight title bout at UFC 100 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Saturday, July 11, 2009. St-Pierre won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) ** LAS VEGAS SUN OUT MAGS OUT NO SALES ONLINE OK **

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    LAS VEGAS - JULY 11: (L-R) Jon Fitch jumps on the back of Paulo Thiago during their welterweight bout during UFC 100 on July 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Paulo Thiago;Jon Fitch

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    LAS VEGAS - JULY 11: Brock Lesnar holds down Frank Mir during their heavyweight title bout during UFC 100 on July 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lesnar defeated Mir by a second round knockout. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Frank Mir;Brock Lesnar

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    LAS VEGAS - JULY 11: Brock Lesnar battles Frank Mir during their heavyweight title bout during UFC 100 on July 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lesnar defeated Mir by a second round knockout. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Frank Mir;Brock Lesnar

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