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UFC 87 'Seek and Destroy' Live Round-By-Round Results

Welcome to our live round-by-round coverage of UFC 87: Seek and Destroy from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

UFC 87: Seek and Destroy Results

1. Ben Saunders def. Ryan Thomas via submission (armbar) - R2 (2:28)
2. Chris Wilson def. Steve Bruno via unanimous decision
3. Jon Jones def. Andre Gusmao via unanimous decision
4. Cheick Kongo vs. Dan Evensen via TKO (strikes) - R1 (4:55)
5. Tamdan McCrory def. Luke Cummo via unanimous decision
6. Demian Maia def. Jason MacDonald via submission (RNC) - R3 (2:44)
7. Kenny Florian def. Roger Huerta via unanimous decision
8. Rob Emerson def. Manny Gamburyan via KO - R1 (0:12)
9. Brock Lesnar def. Heath Herring via unanimous decision
10. Georges St. Pierre def. Jon Fitch via unanimous decision


UFC Welterweight Title Bout

170 lbs. | Georges St. Pierre vs. Jon Fitch (Discuss)

R1: St. Pierre ges the takedown 5 seconds in. St. Pierre advances to halfguard at 3:40 but is quickly put back to full guard. Fitch turns and gets back to his feet. St. Pierre takes Fitch down. Fitch gets to his knees. St. Pierre tags Fitch with a left before separating. St. Pierre pops Fitch with a right and drops Fitch. St. Pierre goes for the finish with ground and pound. Fitch is bleeding from his left eye. Fitch turtles while St. Pierre continues to land punches. Back ukp St. Pierre rocks Fitch a couple more times putting him on the floor. St. Pierre elbows Fitch inside Fitch's guard. St. Pierre passes to side mount. St. Pierre secures full mount with ten seconds left. Fitch survives the round. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-8 for St. Pierre.

R2: Fitch connects on a body punch 30 seconds. St. Pierre catches Fitch with a fast Superman punch. They box with St. Pierre doing a good job with his jabs. St. Pierre lands a spinning backkick at 2:16. Fitch starting pepper St. Pierre with punches. St. Pierre shots but Fitch defends. They each land shots. St. Pierre connects with a right. Close round. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for St. Pierre.

R3: St. Pierre drops Fitch with a right 15 seconds in. St. Pierre controls Fitch's back with both hooks in. Fitch reverses and is in St. Pierre's guard. Fitch almost passes but ends up in guard. Fitch gets on his knees. They are back to their feet with 2:13 left in the round. They clinch. They separate. St. Pierre drops Fitch with knees. Fitch gets right back up. St. Pierre stuns Fitch with a punch combo and takes Fitch down. The round ends with St. Pierre in Fitch's halfguard. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for St. Pierre.

R4: They keep it standing. Fitch shoots in with 3:20 left and St. Pierre defends. Fitch presses hard for the takedown with St. Pierre close to the fence, but St. Pierre sprawls and puts Fitch down. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for St. Pierre.

R5: St. Pierre outboxes Fitch, even landing a spinning backfist. St. Pierre takes Fitch down and works for the ground and pound. Fitch gets up with 1:47 left. St. Pierre takes Fitch down at 1:30. St. Pierre controls him until the end of the round. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for St. Pierre.

St. Pierre wins via unanimous decision (40-44, 40-43, 40-44)


265 lbs. | Brock Lesnar vs. Heath Herring (Discuss)

R1: Lesnar runs out with a knee and misses. Lesnar rolls Herring overwith a left. Herring is back up but has his head caught in aguillotine. They separate with 3:45 left. Lesnar spears Herring downten seconds later. Herring is bleeding from his left eye. Lesnarcontrols Herring's back and throws left punches. Lesnar lands a knee tothe body. Herring tries to roll out a couple of times but Lesnarcontrols him for the rest of the round. Lesnar lands two more knees.MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Lesnar.

R2: Lesnar charges at Herring, but Herring avoids the takedown.Lesnar with leg kicks. Lesnar puts Herring down and takes side mount.Herring tries to pull guard but gives up full mount at the 3 minutemark. Lesnar controls Herring's back and throws ocassional punches.Herring's face is a mess. Lesnar hits Herring with knees to the body.Herring gets to his feet at 1:05 and clinches with Lesnar's backagainst the cage. Lesnar controls Herring's back to end the round.MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Lesnar.

R3: Lesnar lands a leg kick. Herring rushes in to clinch. Lesnarlands knees. Lesnar is way too strong for Herring and gets Herring downeasily. Lesnar takes full mount with 3:08 left in the fight. Lesnarworks for a rear-naked choke and Herring gets up. As soon as Herringstarts mounting an offense, he is taken down with 1:42 left. Herringrolls into halfguard. Lesnar controls Herring's back again and takesfull mount. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Lesnar. Lesnarcompletely dominated Herring in this fight.

Brock Lesnar wins via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)


155 lbs. | Roger Huerta vs. Kenny Florian (Discuss)

R1: Huerta opens the fight twenty seconds in with a leg kick. Huertaaggressive to start but is taken down at 3:43. Florian takes fullmount. Huerta gives up his back. Florian digging with lefts. Florianwants the rear-naked choke, but Huerta nicely scrambles out. Floriangets close but eats punches and knees. Florian quickly goes for thetakedown to avoid the strikes. Huerta clinches with Florian and theyexchange punches. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Florian.

R2: Huerta continues his aggression. Huerta digs for a takedown butFlorian steps off. Florian moves in and drops for a takedown, andHuerta defends by going for a kimura. Florian finishes the takedownwith 2:56 left. Florian takes Huerta back, but he's too high and Huertaescapes. Florian trips Huerta down with a kick. Huerta pops back up.Huerta comes in and gets caught with a knee. Huerta jumps into clinchwith a Superman punch. Florian lands an elbow and they separate. Thetwo get heated with punches, but the round ends. MMAFighting.com scoresthe round 10-9 for Florian.

R3: Florian takes Huerta down briefly. Florian now pushes the paceand connects with knees. Huerta signals that the knee didn't hurt.Florian takes Huerta down and gets in Huerta's guard. Huerta gets backto his feet with 3:34 left. Huerta with a series of punches. Florianpops a knee in, and tries another but Huerta blocks. Florian hits aclean front kick. With less than two minutes left in the fight, Huertawants the knockout. Florian fights a little more safely knowing that heis winning on the cards. Florian secures the takedown with 23 secondsleft. Florian lands a huge right. They are back to their feet and thebell sounds soon afer.

Kenny Florian wins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Florian dedicates the fight to Jorge Rivera's 17-year-old daughter who recently passed away.


185 lbs. | Jason MacDonald vs. Demian Maia (Discuss)

R1: Maia is first to engage but ends up backing away. MacDonald takes the fight to the ground, where Maia wants it. Maia traps an arm and throws punches to the head. Maia sets himself for the triangle choke. MacDonald looks like he wants to tap, he escapes and ends up taking Maia's back. MacDonald momentarily works for the rear-naked choke before Maia turns. Maia puts MacDonald in guard. MacDonald stands up and Maia pulls MacDonald in. MacDonald lands punches. Maia pulls MacDonald in again, but MacDonald grabs a guillotine. Maia hops into side control. Maia is bleeding. Maia takes MacDonald's back with a body triangle and applies the rear-naked choke. MacDonald breaks free just before the bell sounds. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Maia.

R2: Maia catches MacDonald with a left in a brief exchange. Maia throws knees. MacDonald drops for the double leg, but Maia defends. Maia takes MacDonald down and lands in MacDonald's halfguard. It doesn't take long for Maia to take full mount. Maia drops left, right punches and left elbows. MacDonald looks in trouble and locks Maia down to stop further strikes. Maia frees himself and continues to tee off. MacDonald's face is bloodied. MacDonald puts Maia in halfguard with close to a minute left. Maia returns to mount. Maia turns for an armbar. It's not close and MacDonald pops out into Maia's full guard. MacDonald passes to Maia's half guard to end the round. MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Maia.

R3: Maia tries a single leg takedown. MacDonald defends and falls in Maia's guard. MacDonald advances to Maia's halfguard, but it quickly put backto full guard. MacDonald wraps his arms around for a choke, but Maiaescapes. Maia secures full mount. Maia ground and pounds. MacDonaldgives up his back and is punished with lefts. Maia applies therear-naked choke and gets the tap out.

Demian Maia wins via submission - R3 (2:44)


155 lbs. | Manny Gamburyan vs. Rob Emerson (Discuss)

R1: Gamburyan comes out swinging wildy leaving himself open with straight right. Emerson adds another left hook on the ground and Gamburyan goes limp. Referee Herb Dean jumps in to save Gamburyan.

Rob Emerson wins via KO - R1 (0:12)