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Posted on February 5, 2012 by John Petit
The heavyweights went at it in the co main event, and it Fabricio Werdum who pretty much demolished Roy Nelson for 3 straight rounds, and beating Nelson bloody with knees and elbows. It was Werdum’s first fight back in the UFC since he was cut after UFC 90 when he lost to now current champion Junior Dos Santos.
Below are the bonuses for the event Fighters were awarded $65,000 bonuses.
Fight of the Night: Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum Knockout of the Night: Stephen Thompson Submission of the Night: Dustin Poirier
UFC 143 Quick Results
Interim Welterweight Championship bout: Nick Diaz vs. Carlos Condit Carlos Condit defeated Nick Diaz via unanimous decision (48–47, 49–46, 49–46) to become the new UFC Interim Welterweight Champion.
Heavyweight bout: Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum Fabricio Werdum defeated Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27).
Welterweight bout: Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce Josh Koscheck defeated Mike Pierce via split decision (28–29, 29–28, 29–28).
Bantamweight bout: Renan Barão vs. Scott Jorgensen Renan Barão defeated Scott Jorgensen via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)
Middleweight bout: Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks Ed Herman defeated Clifford Starks via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:43 of round 2.
Featherweight bout: Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway Dustin Poirier defeats Max Holloway by Submission (Triangle Armbar) at 3:23 of round one.
Bantamweight bout: Alex Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa Edwin Figueroa defeated Alex Caceres via split decision (28-27, 27-28, 28-27)
Welterweight bout: Matt Brown vs. Chris Cope Matt Brown def. Chris Cope by KO at 1:19, R2
Welterweight bout: Matthew Riddle vs. Henry Martinez Matthew Riddle def Henry Martinez via split decision (28-29, 29-28×2)
Preliminary card (Facebook) Middleweight bout: Rafael Natal vs. Michael Kuiper Rafael Natal defeated Michael Kuiper via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)
Welterweight bout: Dan Stittgen vs. Stephen Thompson Stephen Thompson defeated Dan Stittgen via knock out (head kick) at 4:13 of Round 1