'UFC 167: St-Pierre Vs. Hendricks' Results
Robbie Lawler defeated Rory MacDonald via split decision (29-28 28-29, 29-28)
Rashad Evans vs. Chael Sonnen
Round 1: No glove touch between these two. Sonnen comes out hard early and shoots for the takedown. Evans stuffs him and Sonnen presses him against the cage. Evans turns Sonnen into the cage. Evans drops for a takedown of his own and Sonnen defends. Evans cracks Sonnen with a right as he breaks. Both men throwing hands against the fence. Evans reengages the clinch. Evans hits a double leg and has Sonnen against the cage in half guard. Sonnen trying to better his position, but Evans is holding onto top position and landing ground and pound. Sonnen gives up his back after Evans lands a hard elbow. Evans is turning it up, wailing on Sonnen. He takes full mount with over a minute to go. Sonnen goes belly down and Evans goes to work from back mount. He pounds on Sonnen ruthlessly until the ref has to pull him off.
Rashad Evans defeated Chael Sonnen via TKO (strikes) at 4:05 of round 1
Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks
Round 1: They touch gloves to kick off the first round. Hendricks whiffs on a right hand and St-Pierre easily plants him on the mat. St-Pierre threatens with a guillotine, but Hendricks gets to his feet. They work from the clinch; Hendricks works St-Pierre to the cage. The ref separates them. Hendricks connects with an uppercut when they restart as St-Pierre shoots in. Hendricks stuffs the takedown and lands hard punches and elbows while continuing to defend. Hendricks kneeing the thigh as he presses St-Pierre against the cage. Hendricks gets the takedown. St-Pierre works to his feet but takes a few punches on the way. Hendricks lands a solid knee. St-Pierre answers with a leg kick. St-Pierre keeping Hendricks honest with glancing shots. They trade knees from the clinch. St-Pierre flicking out kicks repeatedly. Hendricks counters with a few hard punches. WrestlingInc.com scores the round 10-9 for Hendricks
Round 2: They touch gloves again. St-Pierre working kicks early and often. Hendricks tags him with a straight left and backs him up. Hendricks swinging hard; St-Pierre's face showing damage. Hendricks lands a hard left uppercut and St-Pierre is wobbling. Hendricks smells blood and begins landing a series of powerful shots inside. St-Pierre is looking hurt. The fight is halted as Hendricks loses a mouthpiece, but he comes right back in swinging on the restart. St-Pierre is getting nailed. Hendricks presses St-Pierre to the cage and works hard knees to the thighs. St-Pierre breaks free, but he has less bounce in his step. He lands a pair of solid left hands though. St-Pierre working the jab. Hendricks pressuring less, maybe tiring. St-Pierre looks to be recovering. St-Pierre putting his punches together now, but Hendricks tags him with a right hand. They trade stiff jabs. St-Pierre with a head kick that doesn't seem to faze Hendricks. Hendricks is coming forward, but St-Pierre manages to avoid most of the punches and counter. They clinch to end the round. WrestlingInc.com scores the round 10-9 for Hendricks
Round 3: St-Pierre clearly the more damaged of the two fighters as they touch gloves for the third. Hendricks with a right hook. St-Pierre lands a hard inside leg kick and follows with punches. Hendricks answers with a hard knee. Hendricks goes to the body. Hendricks is moving noticeably slower, but he's still threatening with punches. St-Pierre putting his hands on Hendricks more often now. He lands a good left as Hendricks pushes in. Hendricks sneaks in an uppercut as St-Pierre works the outside. St-Pierre the fresher of the two fighters, he's putting together some crisp combos. Hendricks firing back with power shots. Hendricks lands the left hand, but it doesn't have the same zip as earlier in the fight. Hendricks shoots for the takedown and presses St-Pierre into the cage. He works the single and puts St-Pierre on his back. Hendricks working ground and pound as the round closes. St-Pierre gets to his feet before the bell. WrestlingInc.com scores the round 10-10
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