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UFC 110 Live Blog: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Cain Velasquez Updates

This is the UFC 110 live blog for Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Cain Velasquez, the main event of tonight's pay-per-view.

Former PRIDE and UFC champion Nogueira fights undefeated Velasquez for a possible heavyweight title shot against Brock Lesnar. Nogueira is coming off a win over Randy Couture and Velasquez a win against Ben Rothwell.

The live blog begins below.





Round 1: No touch of gloves. They exchange punch combos. Velasquez lands with leg kicks. Velasquez connects with a left. Nogueira throws a jab and Velasquez bobs away. Velasquez hits with another leg kick. Velasquez tags Nogueira and Nogueira doesn't even flinch. Velasquez lands a jab and leg kick. He lands the combo again. A high kick is blocked. Nogueira shoots out jabs and misses. Velasquez with another leg kick. Short exchange. Velasquez lands a knee to the body. Velasquez's boxing looks much improved. He's also utilizing kicks really well. Velasquez drops Nogueira with a left to the chin followed by a right just above Nogueira's right ear. Velasquez drops five unanswered punches and Nogueira is out.

Velasquez wins by KO - Round 1, 2:20