UFC 171 Results: New Welterweight Champion Crowned, Top Contenders Condit - Woodley Meet

Tyron Woodley defeated Carlos Condit via TKO (leg injury) at 2:00 of Round 2

Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the vacant welterweight championship is up next

Round 1: This fight could end with one punch, so don't blink. Lawler is the early aggressor, but Hendricks won't be outshined and throws a kick. Hendricks has Lawler against the cage and connects with some knees. They're out of the clinch and both are throwing punches, but are careful to not get caught by one. Hendricks is throwing lots of kicks with Lawler focusing on his boxing. Lawler is smiling as Hendricks continues to land kicks. Hendricks looks for a takedown with 30 seconds left in the round. Nothing happens with the takedown.

Wrestling INC scores the round 10-9 for Hendricks

Round 2: Lawler's right knee is swollen from checking a leg kick. Hendricks pushes forward with a right hand and another leg kick, which seems to have hurt Lawler. Both are still looking for a one shot knockout. Lawler looks to be hurt as this fight gets deeper. Lawler stuffs a takedown by Hendricks. Lawler is standing in front of Hendricks, who is throwing shots and taking some as well. Lots of hand movement from these two and a nice right hook by Lawler as the round ends.

Wrestling INC scores the round 10-9 for Hendricks

Round 3: Lawler is starting to throw kicks and Hendricks continues to throw combinations of punches and leg kicks. Nice uppercut by Hendricks, which is matched by a jab from Lawler. Lawler hurts Hendricks with some head shots. Hendricks is hurt, but is standing at the halfway point of the round. Hendricks is in trouble and attempts a takedown. He doesn't get the takedown and the crowd is standing. Lawler gets more head shots and Hendricks looks to have recovered. Hendricks with his own jabs, but he misses a big right hand. Lawler did some damage in this round.

Wrestling INC scores the round 10-9 for Lawler

Round 4: We enter the first of two championship rounds. They continue to stand in front of each other and trade head shots. Lawler appears to be getting the better of the two. Hendricks' nose is cut and he can't get a takedown. Hendricks is bleeding bad from his right eye as Lawler looks to have great cardio. Hendricks won't be stopped and presses forward. Good uppercut from Hendricks and Lawler continues to throw jabs to the head. This has become somewhat of a boxing match with a minute to go in this round. Hendricks is back to throwing the kick. Hendricks gets a takedown and looks for a guillotine choke as the round ends.

Wrestling INC scores the round 10-9 for Lawler

Round 5: This fight is close as we enter the final five minutes. Hendricks pushes Lawler against the cage and tries to get him down with knees to the leg. Lawler won't go down and they remain against the cage with three minutes left in the fight. The referee has them break and stand in the center of the Octagon. More head shots by Lawler and some head shots and kicks by Hendricks. Two minutes to go and they trade more shots with Lawler looking to get the better. Hendricks with his own big head shots as Lawler looks wobbly with 90 seconds to go. They are standing in front of each other and Hendricks looks to get the better of this trade. Hendricks gets a takedown with 45 seconds to go. Lawler tries to stand with 20 seconds left in this fight. They're on the ground, throwing punches and Hendricks looks to have done enough to win the round. Real close fight.

Wrestling INC scores the round 10-9 for Hendricks

Johny Hendricks defeated Robbie Lawler via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) to win the vacant welterweight championship

That's a wrap for UFC 171.

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