UFC on FOX Sports 1: Shogun vs. Sonnen Official Results

UFC on FOX Sports 1: Shogun vs. Sonnen also being dubbed “UFC Fight Night 26” airs live tonight, August 17th, 2013 from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The event will be the first UFC event broadcast on FOX Sports 1. The main event features light heavyweights, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Chael Sonnen, a bout that was first linked to UFC 161, as Sonnen was mentioned as a short notice replacement for Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. When Visa issues prevented Sonnen from getting into Canada, Rua was pulled and both moved to tonight main event bout. The main card airs on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on Facebook.

The remainder of the main card looks something like this: Alistair Overeem looks to get back to his winning ways when he faces Travis Browne in the co-main event of the evening. Former long-time WEC champion, Urijah Faber faces Brazilian, Yuri Alcantara. Welterweights, Matt Brown and Mike Pyle throw down, John Howard makes his UFC return as he takes on TUF Finalist, Uriah Hall and all around fighter, Joe Lauzon takes on Blackzilian, Michael Johnson.

Follow along with our round-by-round updates and official results beginning at approximately 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT) for the preliminary card and 6 p.m. ET for the FOX Sports 1 main card.

The official results:

Chael Sonnen def. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 4:47
Travis Browne def. Alistair Overeem via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 4:08
Urijah Faber def. Yuri Alcantara via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
John Howard def. Uriah Hall via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Michael Johnson def. Joe Lauzon via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25)
Conor McGregor def. Max Holloway via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Steven Siler def. Mike Brown via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:50
Diego Brandao def. Daniel Pineda via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Manny Gamburyan def. Cole Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Ovince St. Preux def. Cody Donovan via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 2:07
James Vick def. Ramsey Nijem via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 0:58

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