Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 102 to battle Randy Couture. The event took place on Saturday, August 29, 2009, at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. Couture vs. Nogueira featured 11 bouts, some were more exciting to watch than others.
UFC 102 was headlined by a battle between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Randy Couture, with Thiago Silva vs. Keith Jardine serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Aaron Simpson went to battle against Ed Herman. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 102. View the full results for ‘Couture vs. Nogueira’-led fight card below.
UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira
|August 29, 2009|
|Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Randy Couture|
|Thiago Silva vs. Keith Jardine|
UFC 102 was live 4,912 days days ago and was the 135th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 102
Below is the 11-fight order and UFC 102 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira defeated Randy Couture via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Thiago Silva defeated Keith Jardine by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 1:35)
- Jake Rosholt defeated Chris Leben by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 3 / 1:30)
- Nate Marquardt defeated Demian Maia by KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 0:21)
- Brandon Vera defeated Krzysztof Soszynski by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Aaron Simpson defeated Ed Herman by TKO (Knee Injury) (Round 2 / 0:17)
- Gabriel Gonzaga defeated Chris Tuchscherer by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 2:27)
- Mike Russow defeated Justin McCully by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Todd Duffee defeated Tim Hague by KO (Punches) (Round 1 / 0:07)
- Mark Munoz defeated Nick Catone by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Evan Dunham defeated Marcus Aurelio by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
UFC 102 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Evan Dunham vs. Marcus Aurelio
The UFC 102 kicked off with Evan Dunham taking on Marcus Aurelio. Evan Dunham defeated Marcus Aurelio in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Split).
Mark Munoz vs. Nick Catone
The second fight at UFC 102 was Nick Catone vs. Mark Munoz. Mark Munoz won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Split).
Todd Duffee vs. Tim Hague
The following fight was between Tim Hague and Todd Duffee. Todd Duffee beat Tim Hague by KO (Punches) in Round 1 at 0:07.
Mike Russow vs. Justin McCully
In the fourth bout, Mike Russow defeated Justin McCully by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Chris Tuchscherer
The fifth bout ended at 2:27 of Round 1 with Gabriel Gonzaga defeating Chris Tuchscherer by TKO (Punches).
Aaron Simpson vs. Ed Herman
In sixth fight of the night, Ed Herman lost to Aaron Simpson at 0:17 of Round 2.
Brandon Vera vs. Krzysztof Soszynski
Brandon Vera got the better of Krzysztof Soszynski and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Nate Marquardt vs. Demian Maia
The eight bout was between Demian Maia and Nate Marquardt. Nate Marquardt beat Demian Maia by KO (Punch) at 0:21 of Round 1.
Jake Rosholt vs. Chris Leben
The ninth fight at UFC 102 was Chris Leben vs. Jake Rosholt. Jake Rosholt won in Round 3 at 1:30 by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke).
Thiago Silva vs. Keith Jardine
In the co-main event Thiago Silva defeated Keith Jardine via TKO (Punches) at 1:35 of Round 1; Herb Dean was the third man in the cage.
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Randy Couture
In the main event, referee Mario Yamasaki called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 3. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira defeated Randy Couture by Decision (Unanimous).