UFC 80 pix from the Fighting Photographer
Instead of an article on the event, everyone knows the results etc, I present to you dear OTM reader, a collection of photos from my trusty old camera!
Welterweight bout: Paul Taylor vs. Paul Kelly
Kelly defeats Taylor via unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 30-27.
Heavyweight bout: Colin Robinson vs. Antoni Hardonk
Hardonk defeats Robison via TKO (strikes) at 0:17 of round one.
Light heavyweight bout: Alessio Sakara vs. James Lee
Sakara defeats Lee via TKO (strikes) at 1:30 of round one.
Lightweight bout: Per Eklund vs.Sam Stout
Stout defeats Eklund via unanimous decision. This was the only match not to air on the Pay Per View.
Middleweight bout: Kendall Grove vs. Jorge Rivera
Rivera defeats Grove via TKO (strikes) at 1:20 of round one.
Light Heavyweight bout: Jason Lambert vs. Wilson Gouveia
Gouveia defeats Lambert via KO (punch) at 0:37 of round two.
Welterweight bout: Marcus Davis vs.Jess Liaudin
Davis defeats Liaudin via KO (punch) at 1:04 of round one.
Heavyweight bout: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Fabricio Werdum
Werdum defeats Gonzaga via TKO (strikes) at 4:34 of round two.
Lightweight championship bout: B.J. Penn vs. Joe Stevenson
Penn defeats Stevenson via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:02 of round two to become the UFC Lightweight Champion. With this win, Penn becomes only the second person to win championships in two UFC divisions.
UFC 80 Bonuses
At the end of this event, $35,000 was awarded to each of the fighters who received one of these three awards
Fight of the Night
Paul Taylor vs. Paul Kelly
Submission of the Night
Knockout of the Night