UFC on FX 3 Results Recap: Demetrious Johnson edges Ian McCallPosted on June 8, 2012, 10:01 PM by Mike Drahota
UFC on FX 3 is over and delivered a very exciting main card. Ian McCall and Demetrious Johnson began tentatively until Johnson scored a double leg. McCall got up and pressed forward, but ate a huge right hand from Johnson. The two fighters got into a transitioning scramble as the first round wound down. Ian McCall continued to stalk Johnson as the second round began, and took him down. McCall land a nice combination, seemingly finding his range. A low blow caused a short break, after which McCall landed another double leg. He then hit Johnson with a spinning backfist. Johnson scored an early takedown in the third, and McCall recovered to land a big knee. Johnson finished the fight strong with strikes. Ultimately Demetrious Johnson took home the decision victory in a very close fight.
Erick Silva came out blazing as usual, nailing Charlie Brenneman with some early knees. Brenneman did score a few takedowns in the first, but Silva arose to throw some nice spinning back kicks. Eventually Silva turned a sprawl into an advantageous position, taking Brenneman's back and submitting him before the end of the very first round.
Mike Pyle took Josh Neer to the ground early throwing some ground-and-pound. Neer got up and landed a few shots, only to eat a few knees from Pyle. Near the end of the first round, Pyle caught with the oncoming Neer with a short right, knocking him out cold.
Eddie Wineland and Scott Jorgensen came out trading in a bloody fight. A huge cut was opened over Wineland's left eye by a knee. Jorgensen did score some takedowns, but could not keep Wineland down. Wineland kept hitting the right hand, rocking Jorgensen and eventually knocking him out in the second round. A great victory for Wineland as his first UFC win.
UFC on FX 3 Full Results:
Main Card Results:
Demetrious Johnson def. Ian McCall via Unanimous Decision
Erick Silva def. Charlie Brenneman via R1 Submission (rear-naked choke)
Mike Pyle def. Josh Neer R1 KO
Eddie Wineland def. Scott Jorgensen via R2 KO
Preliminary Card Results:
Mike Pierce def. Carlos Eduardo Rocha via Split Decision
Seth Baczynski def. Seth Benoist via Split Decision
Matt Grice def. Leonard Garcia via Unanimous Decision
Dustin Pague def. Jared Papazian via R1 Submission (rear-naked choke)
Sean Pierson def. Jake Hecht via Unanimous Decision
Henry Martinez def. Bernardo Magalhaes via Unanimous Decision
Tim Means def. Justin Salas via R1 TKO
Buddy Roberts def. Caio Magalhaes via Unanimous Decision
LowKick.com Fight Awards:
Performance of the Night: Erick Silva put on a show by using excellent striking and wrestling defense to set up a picture-perfect rear-naked choke on Charlie Brenneman.
Finish of the Night: Mike Pyle looked impressive as he hit Josh Neer with a right that left no question, as Pyle walked away with his opponent completely out cold.
Upset of the Night: Eddie Wineland gets the nod here for his brutal knockout of Scott Jorgensen in a battle of former WEC competitors.