UFC 154 Quick Results

 

Main Card

  • Georges St. Pierre def. Carlos Condit via Unanimous Decision
  • Johny Hendricks def. Martin Kampmann via KO (Punch) – Round 1, 0:46
  • Francis Carmont def. Tom Lawlor via Split Decision
  • Rafael dos Anjos def. Mark Bocek via Unanimous Decision
  • Pablo Garza def. Mark Hominick via Unanimous Decision

Preliminary Card

  • Patrick Cote def. Alessio Sakara via DQ (Illegal Punches) – Round 1, 1:26
  • Cyrille Diabate def. Chad Griggs via Rear Naked Choke – Round 1, 2:44
  • John Makdessi def. Sam Stout via Unanimous Decision
  • Antonio Carvalho def. Rodrigo Damm via Split Decision
  • Matt Riddle def. John Maguire via Unanimous Decision
  • Ivan Menjivar def. Azamat Gashimov via Armbar – Round 1, 2:44
  • Darren Elkins def. Steven Siler via Unanimous Decision
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Besam Yousef Out; Matt Riddle vs John Maguire Set for UFC 154

Matt Riddle

  • 6-3 MMA / 6-3 UFC Record
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Greg Soto, DaMarques Johnson, Henry Martinez

 

John Maguire 

  • 18-4 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
  • Won 7 of Last 8 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Wayne Murrie, Justin Edwards, DaMarques Johnson

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UFC 154

November 17th, 2012

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bell Centre

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Matt Riddle’s victory over Chris Clements at UFC 149 was overturned last month after Riddle tested positive for marijuana in the post-fight drug screen. The win would have been his second in a row, following a split decision victory over Henry Martinez in February of this year.

John Maguire was successful in his first two appearances in the UFC, defeating Justin Edwards by unanimous decision in his debut and submitting DaMarques Johnson with an armbar at UFC on Fuel TV 2. His seven-fight win streak was snapped in his most recent fight, dropping a unanimous decision to John Hathaway at UFC of Fuel TV 5.

Stephen Thompson Out; Besam Yousef vs Matt Riddle Set for UFC 154

Besam Yousef

  • 6-1 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
  • Won 6 of Last 7 Fights
  • Notable Wins:

 

Matt Riddle

  • 6-3 MMA / 6-3 UFC Record
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Greg Soto, DaMarques Johnson, Henry Martinez

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UFC 154

November 17th, 2012

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bell Centre

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Besam Yousef made his UFC in his home country of Sweden, but fell short, losing by second round rear naked choke to Simeon Thoresen at UFC on Fuel TV 2. The loss snapped a six-fight win streak, five of which, came by way of stoppages (3 submission, 2 TKO).

Matt Riddle’s victory over Chris Clements at UFC 149 was overturned last month after Riddle tested positive for marijuana in the post-fight drug screen. The win would have been his second in a row, following a split decision victory over Henry Martinez in February of this year.

Steven Siler vs Darren Elkins Added to UFC 154

 

Steven Siler

  • 21-9 MMA / 3-0 UFC Record
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Josh Clopton, Cole Miller, Joey Gambino

 

Darren Elkins

  • 14-2 MMA / 4-1 UFC Record
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Duane Ludwig, Michihiro Omigawa, Diego Brandao

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UFC 154

November 17th, 2012

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bell Centre

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Steven Siler is one of the more surprising success stories from the 14th season of the Ultimate Fighter, winning his first three fights inside the octagon. Siler really put himself on the map with a clear-cut unanimous decision over Cole Miller at UFC on FX 2. Most recently, he defeated highly-touted prospect, Joey Gambino by first round guillotine choke.

After going 1-1 as a lightweight, Darren Elkins dropped to the 145-pound division and has won his first three bouts as a featherweight. All three wins were decisions, which he earned against Michihiro Omigawa, Tiequan Zhang, and TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao.

Chad Griggs vs Cyrille Diabate Added to UFC 154

 

Chad Griggs

  • 11-2 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
  • Won 6 of Last 7 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Bobby Lashley, Gian Villante, Valentijn Overeem

 

Cyrille Diabate

  • 18-8-1 MMA / 3-2 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Luiz Cane, Steve Cantwell, Tom DeBlass

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UFC 154

November 17th, 2012

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bell Centre

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Chad Griggs drops to light heavyweight for the first time in his professional career following his first round arm-triangle choke loss to Travis Browne at UFC 145. Griggs came to the UFC after Strikeforce the dismantled the heavyweight division. While in Strikeforce, Griggs went 3-0, including wins over Bobby Lashley, Gian Villante, and Valentijn Overeem.

Cyrille Diabate is coming off arguably his best performance in the UFC, since he made his debut in May of 2010. At UFC on Fuel TV 2, Diabate showed off a much-improved take down defense, which helped his stay on the feet and out-strike Tom DeBlass en route to a majority decision. The win was his first since getting submitted by Anthony Perosh by rear naked choke at UFC 138.

Nick Ring vs Constantinos Philipou Added to UFC 154

Nick Ring

  • 13-1 MMA / 3-1 UFC Record
  • Won 13 of Last 14 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Riki Fukuda, James Head, Court McGee

Constantinos Philipou

  • 11-2 MMA / 4-1 UFC Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jared Hamman, Court McGee, Riki Fukuda

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UFC 154

November 17th, 2012

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bell Centre

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Nick Ring earned his third victory in the UFC since making his promotional debut in February of 2011, with a highly controversial unanimous decision win over Court McGee at UFC 149. The win was a rebound victory, following his first loss in his professional career after dropping a unanimous decision to Tim Boetsch last September.

Constantinos Philipou lost a unanimous decision to Nick Catone at UFC 128 in his debut, but has since rattled off four consecutive wins inside the octagon. Most recently, he defeated Riki Fukuda by unanimous decision at UFC 148 in a one-sided affair. Other wins in Philipou’s current streak were victories against Jorge Rivera, Jared Hamman, and Court McGee.

Ivan Menjivar vs Azamat Gashimov Added to UFC 154

 

Ivan Menjivar

  • 24-9 MMA / 3-1 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Charlie Valencia, Nick Pace, John Albert

 

Azamat Gashimov

  • 7-1 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins:

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UFC 154

November 17th, 2012

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bell Centre

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Ivan Menjivar had a three-fight win streak snapped when he lost a unanimous decision to Mike Easton at UFC 148. Menjivar was a transfer in the UFC/WEC merger and he started his UFC career with wins over Charlie Valencia, Nick Pace, and John Albert.

Red Fury Fight Team member, Azamat Gashimov earned a spot in the big show after amassing a 7-1 record in local Russian events. He was supposed to make his UFC debut at UFC on Fuel TV 2 against Alex Soto, but was forced out of the event with an injury.