The fights of the role of UFC 135 closed with a victory over Quinton Jackson Jon Jones, his first title defense of light heavyweight, and a victory over Josh Koscheck also the legendary Matt Hughes.
Jon Jones (14-1-0) vs. Rampage Jackson (32-9-0)
Matt Hughes once said that you can never be a true champion until they defend the title. For Jones it was his time at UFC 135. Jones with 72% of successful tackles (3rd best in the UFC), and Rampage being the fifth best defense in tackles.
Rampage Jones kept a distance with kicks. Started the fight with a technique never seen before, almost crawling, and then began its festival, kicks to the legs, head, turning strokes, clinch, and others, who were generally well circumvented by Jackson, but not getting closer to connect.
In the third round, Jones finally got the takedown and also the total mount of Jackson, missing three minutes to finish the round. But she got up and saw blood on his face. He followed the third round, with Jones looking to vary your style, and true to his Rampage. The end of the third was curious about a rising Jones Jackson taking over, throwing lightly and having rung the bell.
First came the fourth round to Jon Jones of his career and it only took one minute and fourteen seconds to take Jackson to the floor and deal it achieved its first submission loss via a choking from behind, to which Jackson could only surrender. Jones did well his first successful defense and said he was very happy when Joe Rogan interviewed him. Meanwhile, Rampage said he was better than ever, but acknowledged as a good loser as Jones and wished him luck in front next to him.
In fact, Jones’s next opponent, Rashad Evans was present and took the ring, but Jones said he did not speak anything, that the time would come to speak at the Octagon.
Matt Hughes (46-9-0) vs. Josh Koscheck (18-5-0)
Matt Hughes entered the Octagon to tie in more fights Tito Ortiz at the UFC, Koscheck kept the distance with jabs and flown, and only attempt at defending the takedown in the first round. At the end of the last minute managed to hit Koscheck Hughes, who went down and though he tried, he could not defend themselves. Kosckeck secs hit four unanswered blows dry, causing the fight was stopped 4:59 to TKO for Koscheck.
Ben Rothwell (31-8-0) vs. Mark Hunt (7-7-0)
Hunt, who many say has the strongest punch heavyweight, went in search of another “Knockout of the Night”, but “Big Ben” surprised him taking him to the ground and fully assembled, but this showed flexibility and was able to escape no damage. At the end of the first round, both ended up bleeding, but going forward. In the second round used a little muay Thai, trying to open the defense of the rival. A Hunt flown allowed to take the floor at Rothwell who was breathing through the mouth. Hunt him with elbows and hammer Rothwell seriously hurt and almost making a lever arm, apparently taking the second round. The third arrived, and while Hunt did best fight and end the judges so determined by unanimous decision, none had the cardio to finish his opponent.
Travis Browne (12-0-1) vs. Rob Broughton (15-6-1)
Travis Brown made the first round intensity muay Thai fairly. Browne still dominated the second round too, but failed to finish and was aware that a coup may be sufficient, especially heavyweights. The third round was tired and the people are said to boos. They went to the floor and Browne won a full frame but nonetheless was unable. In the end the judges were responsible for determining the winner and was a unanimous decision Travis Browne.