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UFC 105 Live Blog: Mike Swick vs. Dan Hardy Round-by-Round Updates

This is the UFC 105 live blog for Mike Swick vs. Dan Hardy, a welterweight bout on tonight's Spike TV card.

Swick and Hardy are fighting for the opportunity to face Georges St-Pierre for the UFC welterweight championship.

The live blog begins below.

Round 1: Swick taps a leg kick. Hardy clips Swick with a right and they clinch. Hardy controlls with two underhooks. They wrestle for position. Accidental knee hits Hardy low. Hardy takes a brief rest. They clinch and trade knees. They separate and Swick lands a right.


Round 2: Hardy catches Swick again and Swick backpedals. They fight in the clinch. Hardy wants a takedown. Hardy hits Swick with punches to the body. Swick scores with punches in the clinch. Hardy with an uppercut. Swick throws a knee to the body. The referee separates them with 2:02 left. Swick lands a nice counterpunch. They clinch. Hardy stuns Swick right before the bell.

FanHouse scores the round 10-9 for Hardy.

Round 3: Swick hits Hardy with a left, and throws more combos. Hardy stumbles Swick with left hands. Hardy picks Swick and puts him on his back. Hardy drops elbows. The referee stands them up with 2:17 left. Hardy misses a leg kick. Swick enters with a flurry of punches but Hardy avoids and clinches.

FanHouse scores the round 10-9 for Hardy and the fight 30-28 for Hardy.

Hardy wins by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

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