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UFC 110 Live Blog: Joe Stevenson vs. George Sotiropoulos Updates

This is the UFC 110 live blog for Joe Stevenson vs. George Sotiropoulos, a lightweight bout on tonight's pay-per-view.

Former title contender Stevenson takes on Australia's own Sotiropoulos. Both lightweights have ties to The Ultimate Fighter. Stevenson was the season two winner, while Sotiropoulos was a cast member on season six.

The live blog begins below.




Round 1: Quick touch of gloves and they go at it. Sotiropoulos throws a fast punch combo and the crowd is behind him. Sotiropoulos grabs a single but Stevenson defends. Stevenson falls to his back from clinch and Sotiropoulos enters Stevenson's guard. Sotiropoulos passes to halfguard. Stevenson using the lockdown on the Sotiropoulos, the 10th Planet player. Sotiropoulos stands up and drops hammerfists to the body. Stevenson lands an upkick but Sotiropoulos passes to side control. Stevenson attempts an arm-triangle choke but Sotiropoulos slips out. Sotiropoulos takes full mount and the crowd is going wild. Stevenson attempts to escape but Sotiropoulos controls his back.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 for Sotiropoulos

Round 2: Sotiropoulos tags with a jab. Sotiropoulos clips Stevenson, who drops to his knee but stands back up. Stevenson lands an inside leg kick. Sotiropoulos landing with punches. Sotiropoulos outboxing Stevenson. Stevenson gets a big takedown. Sotiropoulos quickly tries to work the rubberguard. Sotiropoulos locks an omoplata. Sotiropoulos takes Stevenson's side. Stevenson turns for the single. Sotiropoulos drops into guard. Stevenson falls back for a straight ankle lock but Sotiropoulos escapes.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 for Sotiropoulos

Round 3: Sotiropoulos lands a left hook. He's beating Stevenson in every aspect the fight. Sotiropoulos attempts a takedown and lands on top because Stevenson tried a guillotine. Stevenson is up and drives Sotiropoulos to the cage. Stevenson trips but Sotiropoulos reverses. Back up and Stevenson pushes away. Sotiropoulos lands an overhand right. Sotiropoulos connects again cleanly. Stevenson shoots and Sotiropoulos defends with a whizzer. Stevenson continues working for it and drops Sotiropoulos. Stevenson tries to move straight to side but Sotiropoulos only allows him halfguard. Sotiropoulos closes full guard. Sotiropoulos with upkicks. Stevenson tries to gain position but they are back up. Sotiropoulos scores the takedown with 30 seconds left.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 and the fight 30-27 for Sotiropoulos

Sotiropoulos wins by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)