Ultimate Fighting Championship will travel overseas to Australia with a stacked UFC 110 fighting card. Experienced Minotauro Nogueira will square off against the relentless Cain Velasquez for a shot at the UFC Heavyweight Title, as the legendary PRIDE Champion Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva will go to war against Michael "The Count" Bisping.

Veterans Mirko "CroCop" Filipovic, Keith Jardine and Joe "Daddy" Stevenson will all be on the main card of the event. UFC 110 will take place on Sunday, February 21, in Sydney, Australia at the Acer Arena. The event will mark the UFC's first trip to Australia. The main card takes place at 2:00 pm in Sydney to cater to the U.S timezone, meaning that this event takes place at the regular U.S. time

LowKick.com community predictions, according to the Daily Poll UFC 110 Special:

Minotauro Nogueira 64% (604 votes) vs. Cain Velasquez 36% (341 votes)
Wanderlei Silva 72% (882 votes) vs. Michael Bisping 28% (336 votes)
Joe Stevenson 65% (311 votes) vs. George Sotiropoulos 35% (164 votes)
Ryan Bader 55% (548 votes) vs. Keith Jardine 45% (440 votes)




Preliminary card results:


James Te Huna def. Igor Pokrajac via TKO - Round 3, 3:26
C.B. Dollaway def. Goran Reljic via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Chris Lytle def. Brian Foster via Submission (knee-bar) - Round 1, 1:41
Krzysztof Soszynski def. Stephan Bonnar via TKO (cut) - Round 3, 1:04


Mirko Filipovic def. Anthony Perosh
via TKO (Cut) Round 2 5:00
Round 1: The fight is underway with Cro Cop looking in a very good shape. He chases Perosh around The Octagon, as "The Hippo" decides to take the Croatian to the ground. Filipovic shows a good takedown defense against the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt. They are up on their feet with Cro Cop connecting with some very good jabs; rocked Perosh constantly tries to pull guard. Cro Cop drops Perosh time after time, and it looks like the bloodied Australian has nothing to offer in this fight, except of his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills. Perosh wobbling and looks half-out. Very good round for Mirko Cro-Cop, a clear 10-9.
Round 2: Second round opens in a pretty same game of chess; Cro Cop dominates with his polished striking and Perosh trying to pull guard. Filipovic looks a little bit tired, what gives Perosh an opportunity to land some surprising jab-body shot combinations. Mirko Cro Cop looks for a knockout punch here, but he is exhausted and frustrated from the constant takedown attempts by "The Hippo". Mirko Cro Cop delivers a devastating elbow that cuts Perosh's nose bridge... The referees are looking into it and Herb Dean gives Anthony Perosh an opportunity to decide if he wants to continue..... He continues. Exhausted Cro Cop Ground-and-Pounds Anthony Perosh who is saved by the bell. The doctors decide to stop the fight due to the severe cut on Anthony Perosh's face. Another lackluster performance by Mirko Cro Cop.
Ryan Bader def. Keith Jardine
via KO, Round 3 2:10
Round 1: The fight is underway with Jardine moving around in his usual unorthodox stance, as Bader looks very balanced and sticks to a traditional techniques. Bader is clearly looking to knockout Jardine here, with some vicious overhand attempts. Jardine is very active with his movement and is looking to pick Bader around. Ryan Bader manages to take down Keith Jardine, who has blood pouring out of the top of his head. Good ground-and-pound by "Darth" from half-guard. Jardine meanwhile shows very good ground skills in defending Bader's attempts to improve his guard position. Josh Rosenthal decides to stand them up. A very close round, but I will give it 10-9 to Ryan Bader.
Round 2: Both fighters have very aggressive stand-up techniques. It looks like Jardine begins to control the pace in the second round, as he continues his fast moving around The Octagon and connects with a few jabs. Ryan Bader tries some takedown attempts, but Keith Jardine manages to sprawl it out. Dean of Mean is in full control of this fight right now. Ryan Bader looks tired and frustrated as Jardine manages to defend all of his takedown attempts. Wonderful round by the Greg Jackson product - a clear 10-9.
Round 3: Keith Jardine continues to control the pace. Ryan Bader looks exhausted with poor takedown attempts that Jardine defends with a simple sprawl. None of the fighters connect just yet, but it looks like The Dean of Mean will take a decision victory here. Bader and Jardine begin to trade near the fence as Bader lands a flying knee and a vicious right hook that knocks Jardine clean out! Robbie Lawler style here. Bader was very close to lose a decision, but thanks to his explosiveness he managed to pull out this victory out of nowhere.
George Sotiropoulos def. Joe Stevenson
via Unanimous Decision
Round 1: Fight opens up with both fighters measuring the jab distance. Sotiropoulos has a clear reach advantage and a home Australian crowd behind him. Joe Stevenson manages to take Sotiropoulos down, but with Sotiropolous in full guard. Daddy Stevenson has to be very careful with George Sotiropoulos' BJJ, as the Australian passes to the half-guard. Sotiropoulos is the more aggressive fighter here, with Stevenson strugling to hold him back. Wonderful round so far! Out of nowhere Stevenson tries a D'arc Choke, but Sotiropoulos somehow manages to survive. Sotiropoulos tries a reversed guard Kimura and this time it is Stevenson who survives. W-O-W. 10-9 Sotiroploulos.
Round 2: Australian crowd is chanting from joy. Stevenson and Sotiropoulos look calmed down and this time they manage their strength in a stand-up dimension. George Sotiropoulos looks very aggressive thanks to his reasonable reach advantage. Stevenson manages to takedown Sotiropoulos, who tries Gogoplata..... now he changes it to Omoplata, with Stevenson's hand trapped. "Daddy" survives the ground onslaught for another time. Extraordinary rubber guard techniques by the local hero George Sotiropoulos! Anaconda choke.... Stevenson saved by the bell. Another terrific round, 10-9 Sotiropoulos.
Round 3: Joe Stevenson knows he has to win this deciding round. Stevenson looks to have a better physical condition here, as the tired Sotriopoulos being a little sloppy with his striking. Stevenson tries to score points with takedown attempts, but knockout seems to be the only way for the American to win this fight. Stevenson finally manages to take down Sotiropoulos, but fails to do much damage on the ground. Exhausted Sotiropoulos goes with everything he has on the ground, but without much effect. Fantastic fight that will go probably to the judges score. Sotiropoulos controled the pace both on the feet and on the ground - but it is the judges who decide.... 30-27 Sotiropoulos. Good decision!
Wanderlei Silva def. Michael Bisping
via Unanimous Decision
Round 1: They shake hands and this fight is underway! Both fighters look cautious measuring the striking distance. Bisping looks a little aggressive with his striking and looks to have a clear Octagon control. The Count works according to his gameplan and succeeds in his takedown attempt. Wanderlei Silva manages to get up. Bisping looks in an excellent shape here after he takes Silva down for another time. Bisping connects with a good cross and a high kick that was just one inch away from possibly knocking Silva out! Wanderlei Silva responds with a classic Chute Boxe onslaught, but Bisping manages to survive. Silva rocks Bisping, who is saved by the bell. Despite the late control by The Axe Murderer, it is a good 10-9 round for Michael Bisping.
Round 2: It looks like Wanderlei Silva's early patience pays off. Bisping looks a little bit exhausted as Wanderlei Silva damages him with some a good upper cut that followed by a successive takedown. Bisping is looking to damage Silva with kicks, but Wanderlei is the one who connects with his striking. Great takedown by Bisping, but he fails for another time to hold Silva back. Silva is looking to knockout Michael Bisping who continues to use kicks as his main weapon. Michael Bisping takes Wanderlei Silva down, straight to a vicious Guillotine Choke.... Silva holds it with everything he has, but Bisping manages to survive. Fantastic 10-9 round for The Axe Murderer!
Round 3: Both fighters look exhausted. Michael Bisping is still hurt by Silva's second round Guillotine Choke. No takedown attempts from Bisping... it is an all-out war right now! Michael Bisping looks like a more aggressive fighter here, with some good kicks and striking combos. Bisping accidentally kicks Silva in the groin, as The Axe Murderer takes time to recover. Wanderlei Silva has to be more aggressive if he wants to win this fight. Michael Bisping is too concentrated on his kicks, as Wanderlei Silva rocks Michael Bisping.... it looks like Josh Rosenthal is about to stop the fight, but it is the bell that saves Bisping for another time. This fight ends with Wanderlei Silva celebrating his yet unannounced victory. The judges score a 30-27 Unanimous Decision victory for Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva. Good performance!
Cain Velasquez def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
via TKO, Round 1 2:20
Round 1: The fight begins with Nogueira and Velasquez trading punches right off the bat. Minotauro looks to have a better boxing than Cain Velasquez, who uses low and high kicks as his main tool to keep Nogueira at the distance. Velasquez looks very explosive, as usual, but no takedown attempt so far. Cain Velasquez rocks Nogueira with a vicious right hand! Nogueira knocked clean out! W-O-W! Huge right hand hits the chin of Minotauro Nogueira, and Herb Dean has no choice but to stop this fight. That is a big title shot statement by Cain Velasquez.