UFC 167 took place November 16, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Light heavyweight contenders Rashad Evans (19-3-1) and Chael Sonnen (29-14-1) collided in the night's co-headlining bout, which aired live on pay-per-view. Catch the video highlights above.
For more on Evans' victory, check out the play-by-play by MMAFighting.com's Luke Thomas.
Round 1: Herb Dean is the referee in charge of the action. Sonnen closes the distance immediately and it's stuffed, but Evans' back is against the cage. The two are jockeying for position along the fence. Evans level changes for a takedown and can't get it, but they're still pummeling for inside control. Evans uncorks a right hand and they clinch again. Evans level changes again and is in Sonnen's half guard. Evans cracks Sonnen with an elbow and Sonnen goes base down. Sonnen goes back down and Evans moves to mount. Now Evans has Sonnen's back and he's unleashing a barrage of punches. That's it as Sonnen is helpless and covering up. Referee Dean stops the fight there.
UFC 167 results: Rashad Evans def. Chael Sonnen via TKO (strikes) at 4:05 of round 1