As with every major show, Bloody Elbow will be here to bring you live results, play by play and commentary for UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida. Our live coverage will start with the beginning of the Facebook prelim stream (5:45 p.m. ET), continuing through the ION TV prelim broadcast (7 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 stream.
This card only has three fights that will air on Facebook thanks to a longer prelim broadcast on ION. On the webstream, Mitch Clarke takes on John Cholish and Rich Attonito squares off with Jake Hecht. The top fight on the stream will be when Mark Bocek takes on Nik Lentz in a lightweight bout.
In the evening's main event, Jon Jones will take on Lyoto Machida on pay-per-view.
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Mitch Clarke vs. John Cholish - Round 1 - Both men feeling it out early. Cholish landed hard jabs throughout the round and also went for a rolling kneebar at one point. 10-9 round for Cholish. Our live blog will be much more detailed going forward, had technical issues.
Round 2 - Clarke needs to step up his output a bit this round but it's still the jab of Cholish doing the early work. Leg kick by Cholish also. Clarke is gassing a bit here. Right hand by Cholish lands and now he's looking for a takedown. Both guys are working the leg kick game this round but Cholish is getting the better of the punches thus far. Cholish also using his arms to ably pick off the punches of Clarke. Cholish working a wide right hand also this round. Hard straight right hand by Cholish lands and Clarke takes it but that one hurt. Cholish drives through with a nice double leg and Clarke has to pull guard. Good right elbow by Cholish. Clarke tries to roll for an armbar but does manage to get a takedown but in the ensuing scramble it's Cholish taking Clarke's back. Cholish throwing hard shots and Clarke isn't defending himself and it's over. Clarke is busted up badly on the bridge of his nose. John Cholish wins by TKO (strikes), 4:36 of round 2.
Rich Attonito vs. Jake Hecht - Round 1 - Leg kick by Hecht early. Attempt at a superman punch comes up short for Hecht now. Right with a solid right hand. Hecht is trying to maintain distance and use kicks to keep Attonito off of him. Leg kick by Hecht is caught and Attonito takes him down. Attonito working from the half guard. Hecht regains guard. Nice elbow by Attonito here and another. Hecht trying to work some elbows off his back. Rich really grinding away with his punches here, and then postures up and lands a hard right hand. Attonito not doing a ton of damage but he's controlling and landing some solid shots. Now working hard to the body. 10-9 round for Attonito.
Round 2 - Hecht with a left hook and Attonito with a right cross that lands. Hecht with a knee to the body in the clinch and he's defending well against the takedown attempts from Attonito. Hecht with two hard elbows and Attonito crumbles to the ground and Hecht is on top landing hard shots and it's stopped. Jake Hecht wins by TKO (elbows and punches), round 2.
Mark Bocek vs. Nik Lentz - Round 1 - Bocek moving out fast with a right hand that Lentz blocks. Bocek clinches him and works the knees and a few short uppercuts. Bocek with more knees to the body and another uppercut in the clinch. Bocek with a very nice inside trip takedown. Bocek moves to half guard and is looking for a way to slide past. Lentz locks in a guillotine and Bocek stands up to get out of it, then slams him down to get out of it and is in side control to get out. Lentz keeps trying to go to a guillotine. Bocek with a few nice elbows and punches. Bocek just working away from the top. Lentz is defending well and Bocek lands another hard shot at the end of the round. 10-9 Bocek.
Round 2 - Lentz with a head kick attempt that is blocked. Bocek with a really nice left hand to the body. Lentz stuffs a takedown attempt and lands a right. Lentz misses a kick and ends up somewhat upside down and triangled on Bocek's back. It's a strange neutral position and Bocek uses it to get on top again. Bocek attacking from the top and still trying to pass but hasn't been able to get better position. Nice punches and elbows again from Bocek. Lentz looking for a guillotine and it's very deep. Bocek is defending and he escapes from a deep guillotine. Bocek with a knee to the body as the round ends. 10-9 Bocek again.
Round 3 - Bocek comes out and gets a quick double leg. Bocek just grinding away from the top again. They do go back to the feet here and Lentz with a nice uppercut. Bocek with another double leg and again Lentz was thinking about the choke. Bocek still grinding away. Bocek tries to pass again and Lentz pulls him right back to guard. Bocek keeps on throwing punches. Axe kick to the body by Bocek and Lentz stands up. The round ends and somehow Lentz is trying to say he won. No way on earth. I've got this an easy 30-27 for Bocek.
Official scorecards: 30-27 across the board. Mark Bocek wins by unanimous decision.