Alistair Overeem def. Roy Nelson: Overeem was the better fighter this match. He came in and immediately attacked Nelson's lead leg with kicks to the calf and thigh. He also switched up to body kicks and punches to the head and chest. Overeem left welts on Nelson's chest by the end of the first round. Overeem was able to stop all of Nelson's takedowns. One of the main reasons Alistair Overeem was able to be so successful was his ability to get in close land his combination and get out before Roy was able to return any shots. Alistair won by decision.
Johny Hendricks def. Matt Brown: Johny Hendricks came out ready straight out of the gate. He pushed the pace and landed great shots. Hendricks easily won the first three rounds and unfortunately he knew it. The fourth and fifth round we saw Hendricks switch from his dominant stand-up game to takedowns and keeping Matt brown on the mat, almost to the point of being stood back up for not trying to advance. Brown tried to get back up or gain dominant position but his attempts were unsuccessful. Halfway through the fifth Matt Brown used everything he could ranging from his fists, knees and elbows all trying to fight back. Johny Hendricks defeated Matt Brown by decision.
Joanna Jedrzejcyk def. Carla Esparza for the Strawweight Title: Now this fight surprised both Matt and I. With no disrespect intended we were sure this fight was going to go to decision just like the others. Joanna clearly had different intentions. The first few seconds that were almost uncomfortable to watch because nothing was happening, probably just sizing each other up because soon after Joanna jumped on her. She swung fast and heavy and Esparza just couldn't keep up. Joanna Jedrzejcyk won by 2nd round KO and became the new Strawweight Champion(115). Watch out Strawweight Division because if Joanna stays the fighter she showed up as in this fight then it's going to be a rough time for anyone coming for that belt.
Rafael Dos Anjos def. Anthony Pettis for the Lightweight Title: Rafael Dos Anjos was clearly the better fighter in this match. Dos Anjos quickly took