UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz II Official Results and “Fight Night” Bonuses

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans returned after a long fourteen month layoff to pick up a impressive win over Tito Ortiz, stopping the former champion via TKO in the second round. Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort made his claim for another shot at the middleweight title after knocking out Japanese superstar, Yoshihiro Akiyama in the first round.

Welterweight veteran, Brian Ebersole survived a couple of early submission scares to defeat Dennis Hallman via TKO in the very first round. Middleweight prospect, Constantinos Philippou picked up the biggest win of his career, defeating veteran Jorge Rivera via split decision. Welterweight up and comer, Rory MacDonald defeated veteran, Mike Pyle in the very first round with some vicious ground and pound.

Alexander Gustafsson defeated former top-ranked 205 pounder, Matt Hamill in the second round via TKO. Featherweight contender, Chad Mendes has picked up yet another win inside the octagon tonight to remain undefeated, defeating Brazilian submission machine, Rani Yahya via unanimous decision.

The official results:

Rashad Evans def. Tito Ortiz via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:48
Vitor Belfort def. Yoshihiro Akiyama via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:52
Brian Ebersole def. Dennis Hallman via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:28
Constantinos Philippou def. Jorge Rivera via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Rory MacDonald def. Mike Pyle via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:54
Alexander Gustafsson def. Matt Hamill via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:34
Chad Mendes def. Rani Yahya via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ivan Menjivar def. Nick Pace via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Johny Hendricks def. Mike Pierce via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Mike Brown def. Nam Phan via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Rafael Natal def. Paul Bradley via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

The “fight night” bonuses for UFC 133:

Submission of the Night – None
Knockout of the Night – Vitor Belfort
Fight of the Night – Rashad Evans vs. Tito Ortiz

Each fighter received $70,000 extra for their performances in addition to their respective base salaries.

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