UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin Official Results and “Fight Night” Bonuses

UFC heavyweight number one contender, Junior dos Santos held on to his title shot last night, dominating former UFC interim heavyweight champion, Shane Carwin at UFC 131 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, winning the fight via unanimous decision. Former two-time lightweight title contender, Kenny Florian showed why he may very well be the next in line for a shot at the featherweight title after he defeated top contender, Diego Nunes via unanimous decision.

UFC powerhouse, Mark Munoz continued his march up the middleweight ranks defeating Brazilian submission wizard Demian Maia via unanimous decision. Former Sengoku heavyweight, Dave Herman made a successful octagon debut defeating Norwegian submission wizard, Jon Olav Einemo via TKO in the second round. Former three-time WEC lightweight title contender, Donald Cerrone picked up a unanimous decision win over Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Vagner Rocha.

Canadian lightweight, Sam Stout scored a spectacular knockout over veteran Yves Edwards with a shattering left hook. Middleweight prospect, Chris Weidman picked up an impressive first round submission win over Canadian striker, Jesse Bongfeldt.

Junior Dos Santos def. Shane Carwin via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Kenny Florian def. Diego Nunes via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Mark Munoz def. Demian Maia via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Dave Herman def. Jon Olav Einemo via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:19
Donald Cerrone def. Vagner Rocha via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Sam Stout via Yves Edwards via KO (punch) – Round 1, 3:52
Chris Weidman via Jesse Bongfeldt submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 4:54
Krzysztof Soszynski def. Mike Massenzio via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Nick Ring def. James Head via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 3:33
Dustin Poirier def. Jason Young via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Joey Beltran def. Aaron Rosa via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 1:26
Darren Elkins def. Michihiro Omigawa via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

The Official “Fight Night” Bonuses:

Fight of the Night — Dave Herman vs. Jon Olav Einemo
Submission of the Night — Chris Weidman
Knockout of the Night — Sam Stout

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

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