UFC 80 Behind the Scenes Pictures

UFC 80 pix from the Fighting PhotographerHi there Instead of an article on the event, everyone knows the results etc, I present to you dear OTM reader, a collection of photos from my trusty old camera! Carlos

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Preliminary Card

Welterweight bout: Paul Taylor vs. Paul Kelly

Kelly defeats Taylor via unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 30-27.

Heavyweight bout: Colin Robinson vs. Antoni Hardonk

Hardonk defeats Robison via TKO (strikes) at 0:17 of round one.

Light heavyweight bout: Alessio Sakara vs. James Lee

Sakara defeats Lee via TKO (strikes) at 1:30 of round one.

Lightweight bout: Per Eklund vs.Sam Stout

Stout defeats Eklund via unanimous decision. This was the only match not to air on the Pay Per View.

Main Card

Middleweight bout: Kendall Grove vs. Jorge Rivera

Rivera defeats Grove via TKO (strikes) at 1:20 of round one.

Light Heavyweight bout: Jason Lambert vs. Wilson Gouveia

Gouveia defeats Lambert via KO (punch) at 0:37 of round two.

Welterweight bout: Marcus Davis vs.Jess Liaudin

Davis defeats Liaudin via KO (punch) at 1:04 of round one.

Heavyweight bout: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Fabricio Werdum

Werdum defeats Gonzaga via TKO (strikes) at 4:34 of round two.

Lightweight championship bout: B.J. Penn vs. Joe Stevenson

Penn defeats Stevenson via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:02 of round two to become the UFC Lightweight Champion. With this win, Penn becomes only the second person to win championships in two UFC divisions.

UFC 80 Bonuses

At the end of this event, $35,000 was awarded to each of the fighters who received one of these three awards

Fight of the Night

Paul Taylor vs. Paul Kelly

Submission of the Night

B.J. Penn

Knockout of the Night

Wilson Gouveia

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