Welcome to FiveKnuckles.com live, blow-by-blow coverage of UFC 113: “Machida vs. Shogun 2” presented by Yahoo UFC PPV.
Tonight's card is coming to you live from the Bell Center in Montreal, Quebec, Cnada and features a light-heavyweight rematch between Lyoto Machida and Mauricio Rua. Also on the card are welterweights Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley, who will be competing for the right to become the number one contender and a coach on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter TV series.
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UFC 113 QUICK RESULTS
Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua - Rua wins by knockout at 3:35 of round 1.
Josh Koscheck vs. Paul Daley - Koscheck wins by unanimous decision.
Sam Stout vs. Jeremy Stephens - Stephens wins by split decision.
Kimbo Slice vs. Matt Mitrione - Mitrione wins by TKO (punches) at 4:24 of round 2.
Patrick Cote vs. Alan Belcher - Belcher wins by submission (choke) at 3:25 of round 2.
Tom Lawlor vs. Joe Doerksen - Doerkson wins by submission (choke) at 2:10 of round 2.
Marcus Davis vs. Jonathan Goulet - Davis wins by TKO (punches) at 1:23 of round 2.
Yoshiyuki Yoshida vs. Michael Guymon - Guymon wins by unanimous decision.
Joey Beltran vs. Tim Hague - Beltran wins by unanimous decision.
Johny Hendricks vs. T.J. Grant - Hendricks wins by majority decision.
Jason MacDonald vs. John Salter - Salter wins by TKO (injury) at 2:42 of round 1.
UFC 113 LIVE ROUND BY ROUND COVERAGE
Patrick Cote vs. Alan Belcher
round 1: Belcher throws a kick as Cote throws a punch then they circle. Belcher lands 2 kicks to the body then a groin shot, Cote takes a break. Belcher starts peppering Cote with low kicks and leg kicks and Cote lands 2 nice flurries. Belcher continues to land kicks that are scoring but Cote stalks forward, looking for an opening. Cote catches a kick and takes Belcher down and scores with some punches then looks for a kimura from half guard. Belcher sweeps and tries to lock in an arm triangle from side control. He loses Cote's head but remains in side control where he lands a nice elbow. Cote is bleeding above his right eye as the round ends in a 10-9 for Belcher on FiveKnuckles' card.
round 2: Mario Yamasaki immediately calls time out as Belcher has forgotten his mouth piece. The action begins with a Belcher kick to the body and Cote 1-2 combination. Cote is shaking off the rust here in the second as he scores with some more quick punches. Belcher appears stunned as he clinches and pins Cote to the cage. They work some dirty boxing where Belcher lands a nice elbow but Cote responds with another nice combination. They exchange some big punches and Cote shoots and takes Belcher down but Belcher gets right to his feet. Cote's head is buried at Belcher's...