B.J. Penn returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 101 to face Kenny Florian. The event took place on Saturday, August 8, 2009, at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Declaration featured 11 bouts, some were more fun to watch than others.
UFC 101 was headlined by a battle between B.J. Penn and Kenny Florian, with Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Kurt Pellegrino went to battle against Josh Neer. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 101. View the full results for ‘Declaration’-led fight card below.
UFC 101: Declaration
|August 8, 2009|
|B.J. Penn vs. Kenny Florian|
|Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin|
UFC 101 was live 4,932 days days ago and was the 134th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 101
Below is the 11-fight order and UFC 101 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- B.J. Penn defeated Kenny Florian via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 4 / 3:54)
- Anderson Silva defeated Forrest Griffin by KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 3:23)
- Aaron Riley defeated Shane Nelson by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Johny Hendricks defeated Amir Sadollah by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:29)
- Ricardo Almeida defeated Kendall Grove by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Kurt Pellegrino defeated Josh Neer by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- John Howard defeated Tamdan McCrory by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Alessio Sakara defeated Thales Leites by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Matt Riddle defeated Dan Cramer by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- George Sotiropoulos defeated George Roop by Submission (Kimura) (Round 2 / 1:59)
- Jesse Lennox defeated Danillo Villefort by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) (Round 3 / 3:37)
UFC 101 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Jesse Lennox vs. Danillo Villefort
The UFC 101 started with Jesse Lennox taking on Danillo Villefort. Jesse Lennox defeated Danillo Villefort in Round 3 at 3:37 by TKO (Doctor Stoppage).
George Sotiropoulos vs. George Roop
The second fight at UFC 101 was George Roop vs. George Sotiropoulos. George Sotiropoulos won in Round 2 at 1:59 by Submission (Kimura).
Matt Riddle vs. Dan Cramer
The following bout was between Dan Cramer and Matt Riddle. Matt Riddle beat Dan Cramer by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Alessio Sakara vs. Thales Leites
In the fourth bout, Alessio Sakara defeated Thales Leites by Decision (Split) at 5:00 of Round 3.
John Howard vs. Tamdan McCrory
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with John Howard defeating Tamdan McCrory by Decision (Split).
Kurt Pellegrino vs. Josh Neer
In sixth fight of the night, Josh Neer lost to Kurt Pellegrino at 5:00 of Round 3.
Ricardo Almeida vs. Kendall Grove
Ricardo Almeida got the better of Kendall Grove and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Johny Hendricks vs. Amir Sadollah
The eight bout was between Amir Sadollah and Johny Hendricks. Johny Hendricks beat Amir Sadollah by TKO (Punches) at 0:29 of Round 1.
Aaron Riley vs. Shane Nelson
The ninth fight at UFC 101 was Shane Nelson vs. Aaron Riley. Aaron Riley won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin
In the co-main event Anderson Silva defeated Forrest Griffin via KO (Punch) at 3:23 of Round 1; Kevin Mulhall was the third man in the cage.
B.J. Penn vs. Kenny Florian
In the main event, referee Dan Miragliotta called an end to the bout at 3:54 of Round 4. B.J. Penn defeated Kenny Florian by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).