SAN JOSE, C.A. – UFC on FOX 7 goes down tonight in at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, C.A., and the theme of the night is “UFC vs. Strikeforce”. In the main event, UFC lightweight king Benson Henderson defends his crown against Strikeforce’s best 155 pounder in Gilbert Melendez, while in the co-main event Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier will test the Octagon waters against former champ Frank Mir. So giddyup!


Main Card

Benson Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez

Benson Henderson def. Gilbert Melendez via split decision (48-47, 48-47, 47-48)

Frank Mir vs. Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier def. Frank Mir via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson

Josh Thomson def. Nate Diaz via TKO (head kick and punches) at 3:44 R2

Matt Brown vs. Jordan Mein

Matt Brown def. Jordan Mein via TKO (elbows and punches) at 1:oo R2


Preliminary Card

Chad Mendes vs. Darren Elkins

Chad Mendes def. Darren Elkins via TKO (punches) at 1:08 R1

Francis Carmont vs. Lorenz Larkin

Francis Carmont def. Lorenz Larkin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ramsey Nijem vs. Myles Jury

Myles Jury def. Ramsey Nijem via KO (punch) at 1:02 R2

Joseph Benavidez vs. Darren Uyenoyama

Joseph Benavidez def. Darren Uyenoyama via TKO (body punches) at 4:50 R2

Tim Means vs. Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal def. Tim Means via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

TJ Dillashaw vs. Hugo Viana

TJ Dillashaw def. Hugo Viana via TKO (Punches) at 4:22, R1

Anthony Njokuani vs. Roger Bowling

Anthony Njokuani def. Roger Bowling via KO (Punch) at 2:52, R2

Yoel Romero vs. Clifford Starks

Yoel Romero def. Clifford Starks via KO (Flying Knee) at 1:32, R1


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