As with every major show, Bloody Elbow will be here to bring you live results, play by play and commentary for UFC 130: Shogun vs. Henderson. Our live coverage will start with the beginning of the Facebook prelim stream (5:50 p.m. ET), continuing through the Spike TV prelim broadcast (8 p.m. ET) and finally through the pay-per-view broadcast (9 p.m. ET) so make sure to make Bloody Elbow your home for this event.
This post will cover live results and thoughts on the Facebook preliminary stream.
There are five bouts on the Facebook portion of the card with a middleweight scrap between Tom Lawlor and Chris Weidman serving as the featured bout on this portion of the card. Brazilians Gleison Tibau and Rafael dos Anjos meet in a lightweight battle. Former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres will be in action against Nick Pace in a 141 pound catchweight bout after Pace failed to make weight. Rounding out the card is Matt Brown against Seth Baczynski and Shamar Bailey taking on Danny Castillo.
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Shamar Bailey vs. Danny Castillo - Round 1 - Leg kick by Castillo early. Castillo with a kick to the body and he slips to the ground, Bailey tries to charge in to get on top but Castillo gets up quickly and takes him right down. Bailey with some elbows to the shoulder and he gets back to his feet. Castillo really pushing for a takedown and he gets a big slam but Bailey gets up. Castillo slams him again. Castillo eventually manages to get to half guard. Castillo working to the body. Bailey not doing much but trying to defend here off his back after being active with scrambles early in the round. Castillo starting to open up with his punches a bit more with 90 seconds left in the round. Castillo landing some big hammerfists and now to the body. Pass to side control and to mount with 30 seconds left. Bailey escapes to half guard. Castillo opens up big and Bailey isn't fighting back and the ref jumps in. A bit of an odd stoppage in my opinion but Bailey wasn't doing much. Danny Castillo wins by TKO (punches from half guard), 4:52 of round 1.
Matt Brown vs. Seth Baczynski - Round 1 - Baczynski wide with a hook early and then he gets an overhand right in on Brown who came in a bit sloppy. Push kick from Baczynski. Now Baczynski pushes him into the cage but it's Brown landing the better knees inside as he is working over the body. Now Baczynski tries to step back and open up but Brown slips most of the punches. Brown now clinches him and turns him against the cage. Baczynski with a nice combo and now he is looking for the takedown and he manages to get a double leg. Baczynski in Brown's full guard. Great sweep by Brown and he lands a punch before standing over Baczynski. Baczynski gets to his feet but eats a punch from Brown. Baczynski hitting air. Body shot lands for Brown and a right hand for Baczynski. Knee by Baczynski lands a little low. Brown keeps working the knees to the body. Right hand by Baczynski and he looks to lock up a guillotine. 10-9 Baczynski.
Round 2 - They're coming out fast and Baczynski with a right hand. Brown ducks down and gets a takedown but Baczynski locks in a deep guillotine. Brown is fighting hard to get out but he can't and Brown has no choice but to tap out. Great job finishing the submission. Seth Baczynski wins by submission (guillotine choke), 0:42 of round 2.
Miguel Torres vs. Nick Pace - Round 1 - Torres looking itchy to get it going before the fight is started. They come out and Pace lands a soft jab. Leg kick by Torres. Torres pops him with a jab on the way in and Pace throws a high kick that is blocked. Torres still working the jab and low kicks. Low kick from Pace and a wild overhand right that hits nothing but air. Leg kick by Pace and one in return by Torres. Right hand by Torres gets in. Right hand and a leg kick by Torres. Pace with a left hook and jab that get in. Another right hand by Torres and that's his money punch early. Pace with a nice knee to the body and another. Pace is looking for a takedown against the cage. Pace switches from a double to a single-leg. Now Torres looking for a guillotine but doesn't have it so he lets it go. Knee to the body by Torres. Torres tries for a kimura and they scramble to the ground and back to the feet. Pace lands a left hand. Torres with a left, right, left, right combo. Great right hand by Torres and a head kick. 10-9 Torres.
Round 2 - Torres coming out quickly. Head kick gets blocked and then a leg kick. Now another leg kick. My Facebook stream had a hitch so I may have missed something. Torres getting a front kick in. Leg kick by Torres lands and then a head kick misses. Torres keeps popping the jab and Pace isn't able to find his timing as well this round. Had more stream problems but Pace did get a takedown but still looked to be a Torres round.
Round 3 - Torres feinting a lot early, looking to keep throwing off Pace's timing. Right hand gets in for Torres. Pace is winging some wide, wild, desperate punches that aren't getting through. Right hand gets in for Pace now but Torres lands a better one. This round playing out a lot like the last with Pace not able to find consistent range. Knee to the body by Torres against the cage. Torres working punches against the cage and some knees to the body as well. He's really wearing Torres out with short punches inside. High knee from Torres and then punches to the body. Inside elbow from Pace. 20 seconds left and Torres comes forward with a wild combination. Round ends with Torres attempting a rolling thunder kick. Good showing from Torres but it's not going to make the crowd who think he needs to fight recklessly feel good though. 10-9 Torres on my card for the clean sweep.
Official Scorecards: 30-27 across the board for Miguel Torres.
Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Gleison Tibau - Round 1 - RDA moving around the outside of the cage while Tibau movess forward, staking him. Tibau tries to come forward and RDA tags him with a few nice combinations. RDA continuing to use movement to make Tibau chase. Jab and a right hand by Tibau. Tibau with a nice takedown. Dos Anjos gets to his feet without being in any danger. They trade punches with Tibau getting the better of that exchange. RDA with a takedown and Tibau quickly stands up using the cage. Tibau with a few nice punches off a takedown attempt. Uppercut by RDA. 10-9 Tibau on my card.
Round 2 - Right hand gets in for RDA. It's pretty slow paced on the feet with neither guy really landing much of anything. Dos Anjos looking for the takedown and can't get it. Tibau looking for a takedown of his own against the cage now but he ends up getting turned against the case. RDA tries for an elbow on the way out but misses. Tibau is opening up huge out of nowhere. Tibau landing some very big punches. Somehow Dos Anjos is staying on his feet. RDA with a nice punch here in return but he was just getting lit up. 10-9 Tibau.
Round 3 - Dos Anjos with a nice right hand. Both men throw and miss and now RDA with a right hand. RDA starting to work the leg kicks now. Tibau almost catches one for a takedown but doesn't. Tibau with a nice drive through to get a takedown. Dos Anjos gets back to his feet but time is running out on him. Dos Anjos looking for the takedown. Brief exchange on the feet. Time runs out on the fight. 10-9 Tibau again.
Official Scorecards: 29-28 Dos Anjos, 29-28 Tibau, 30-27 Tibau. Gleison Tibau wins by split decision.
Tom Lawlor vs. Chris Weidman - Round 1 - Chris Weidman quickly gets a takedown and is in side control with no hesitation. Now Weidman locking in a d'arce choke and a few seconds later Lawlor is out cold. Chris Weidman wins by submission (d'arce choke), 2:07 of round 1.