Antônio Rogério Nogueira (20-5) returns to victory status defeating former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz (16-10-1) at UFC 140 in Toronto, Canada. It was a quick night of or for Lil Nog’ as he finishes it in the guard of Tito Ortiz with body shots. Here is the full play by play.
Tito comes forward swinging. Ortiz lands an uppercut. Tito shoots and it’s stuffed against the fence. Lil Nog gets some elbows through in the dirty boxing exchange. Nog lands a left that rocks Tito. Another left lands and drops Tito. Tito turtles briefly as Nog looks to finish. Tito explodes and gets him to his guard. Lil Nog continues to through a barrage from the top. Nog goes to the body and Ortiz winces as Ref. Mazzagati waves it off.
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira defeats Tito Ortiz via TKO (punches) Round 1, 3:15
Lil Nog’ has now put an end to his back to back losses in the Octagon against wrestlers Ryan Bader and Phil Davis. The former amateur boxer will now be looking to string together a few more wins to rise into title contention.