UFC 167 Buyrate Lowest For A Georges St-Pierre Fight Since 2008

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UFC 167 last month was highlighted by now former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre defeating Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision. After the fight, St-Pierre had hinted he may leave the UFC and confirmed that on a conference call Friday in vacating the title and taking an indefinite leave of absence.

Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com is reporting that the buyrate for UFC 167 and it was estimated to be between 600,000-650,000 buys. That would currently be the second biggest buyrate of the year, which the largest buyrate was St-Pierre’s fight against Nick Diaz at UFC 158 in March at around 950,000 buys.

The reported buyrate for UFC 167 would be the lowest buyrate for a St-Pierre led card since 2008.

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UFC 167 Recap: Thoughts On The Main Event, Does The UFC Need Georges-St-Pierre And What Is Next For Johny Hendricks?

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We are back with an MMA podcast as Steve talks to Bleacher Report and UFC.com writer Duane Finley. The guys recap UFC 167 from Saturday night as they discuss who won the main event between Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks. Steve and Finley also discuss the aftermath of the main event, what’s next for St-Pierre and Hendricks, does the UFC even need St-Pierre, breakdown the card, discuss the latest on Ben Askren and more.

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Georges St-Pierre’s Manager States That It Is “Possible” That He Will Retire

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A lot of controversy has been following UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre since his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 on Saturday. After the fight, St-Pierre had announced during his post-fight interview that he was going to “step away” for awhile and was unsure if he would ever return. UFC President Dana White was more than certain that St-Pierre will fight again and battle Hendricks in a rematch.

We haven’t heard from the champion publicly since the fight, but we now have heard someone in his camp. St-Pierre’s manager, Rodolphe Beaulieu told “UFC Tonight” that it is “possible” that the champion will retire from the sport. Beaulieu stated that the St-Pierre felt that he beat Hendricks on Saturday night and also stated that he will talk to his client in the next few weeks to discuss what St-Pierre wants to do next.

It was also reported on the show that St-Pierre had CT scan came back and everything was fine. Also, an x-ray was done on his foot and the result was negative.

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Georges St-Pierre And Johny Hendricks Rematch Will Be Announced In A Few Weeks According To Dana White

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UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre told Joe Rogan during his post-fight interview that he was “stepping away” from the UFC and was unsure if he would ever return. UFC President Dana White was furious with what St-Pierre said after the presser saying that he owed a rematch to the fans and Johny Hendricks. St-Pierre defeated Hendricks by a controversial split decision in the main event of UFC 167. The long-time reigning champion had refused to disclose why he needed to take some time away. It looks like though we can a rematch sooner rather than later.

In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, White said a rematch will happen and an announcement is forthcoming. “As far as a rematch, we’re on schedule and I’ll have a date within a couple weeks,” White said to the Times. “I feel confident that Georges is fine with that and all is on track.”

Do you think St-Pierre needs to take an extended amount of time off? BetweenTheRopes.com will have the announcement when the rematch is announced.

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UFC 167 Medical Suspensions: Johny Hendricks Could Be Suspended For Up To Six Months

Johny-HendricksUFC 167 took place on Saturday night from Las Vegas, Nevada with Georges St-Pierre in the main event defeating Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision to retain the UFC welterweight title. BetweenTheRopes.com requested and was able to receive the post-fight medical suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Three fighters received potential six months suspensions including Hendricks with a possible right knee injury, but could be cleared from a doctor sooner than that timeframe.

St-Pierre a 45 day suspension and 30 days of no contact. Here is the list of the medical suspensions from UFC 167:

- Georges St-Pierre suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13
- Johny Hendricks suspended until 5/17/14 unless cleared by orthopedist for right knee and suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13
- Chael Sonnen suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13
- Rory MacDonald suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13
- Josh Koscheck suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13
- Ali Bagautinov suspended until 5/17/14 unless cleared by orthopedist for left foot and suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13
- Evan Dunham suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13 for left eyebrow laceration
- Rick Story suspended until 1/1/14 with no contact until 12/17/13 for left eyebrow laceration
- Erik Perez suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13 for laceration on bridge of nose
- Gian Villante suspended until 5/17/14 unless cleared by orthopedist for both hands
- Cody Donovan suspended until 5/17/14 unless cleared via X-ray by orthopedist for right hand and suspended until 12/17/13 with no contact until 12/8/13

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The Good, The Bad And The Dirty From UFC 167

hendricks ufc 167UFC 167 took place on Saturday night in Las Vegas with Georges St-Pierre defeating Johny Hendricks in the main event to retain the UFC welterweight title in an epic main event. Right after the fight ended, St-Pierre told Joe Rogan that he planned on stepping away from the sport for awhile and wasn’t sure if he would retire. Controversy ensued after the fight as the fans in the MGM Grand Garden Arena booed the decision and the fans on social media and media thought that Hendricks won the fight.

After every event we will be posting this new feature on the website and hope that you enjoy this.

The Good

1) Johny Hendricks- Usually you never think the loser of the main event can come out on the good side. BetweenTheRopes.com had scored the main event Hendricks winning 48-47, giving Hendricks Rounds 1,2,4 and giving St-Pierre Rounds 3 and 5. Hendricks took the champion down a couple times during the fight, rocked the champion on a couple occasions and was able to stuff numerous takedown attempts from the champion. The biggest issue for Hendricks going into the fight was his cardio, as he had never been in a five round fight. “Bigg Rigg” cardio was able to hold up throughout the fight. Hendricks inflicted more damage to St-Pierre and gave the champion the biggest test of his career. UFC President Dana White stated at the post-fight press scrum that a rematch will happen in the near future.

2) Robbie Lawler- People were overlooking Lawler heading into his fight with Rory MacDonald as the odds had Lawler as much as +340 underdog and that MacDonald with a win could gain a title at the winner of the main event. Lawler used inside and outside leg kicks to offset MacDonald from utilizing his jab and his power shots that rocked the Canadian especially in the third round. Lawler said after the fight that he was wanting a title shot if St-Pierre is going to retire or going to take an indefinite leave of absence.

3) Tyron Woodley- Going into his fight with Josh Koscheck, fans were thinking this was going to be the one fight on the main card would be a snooze fest. It was anything but that as moments into the fight Woodley knocked down Koscheck with an overhand right and the fight was almost stopped. Near the end of the round, Woodley landed a right hook then sent Koscheck dropping to the mat and referee Herb Dean stopped the fight. It was a great win to get Woodley back on track after a disappointing loss to Jake Shields at UFC 161 in June. It showed Woodley has great power in both hands and combined with his wrestling credentials, he is a force in the welterweight division.

The Bad

1) Dana White- The UFC President was very critical of St-Pierre’s comments inside the cage when the champion had stated that he was going to be stepping away from the cage and wasn’t if he was going to retire. White said this regarding St-Pierre’s comments.

“You owe it to the fans, you owe it to that belt, you owe it to the company and you owe it to Johny Hendricks to give him that opportunity to fight again,” White stated during the post-fight press conference. “Unless you’re going to retire. there’s no, ‘I’m going to take a cruise, I’m going to take a hiatus and be gone for two years, I’m going to take a leave of absence, I’m gonna,’ whatever the hell it was he’s saying, it doesn’t work that way.”

After the press conference, White spoke with reporters and cooled off after talking to St-Pierre. White said everything was cool with the champion and was hoping to make the rematch between St-Pierre and Hendricks soon.

The UFC President should have taken a deep breath before he flew off the handle on St-Pierre before talking to him. St-Pierre is their biggest star and pay-per-view attraction as the MGM Grand was sold out with selling 14,856 with a $5.7 million dollar gate.  White is the type of the guy who flies off the handle and speaks off the cuff on anything and everything. But in this case, for the guy who has done everything that the UFC has asked from him, White should have talked to St-Pierre.

The Dirty

1) Judging- Like we had stated earlier that we had scored the main event for Hendricks and a vast majority of fans and the media had done the same. The judges in the main event were Sal D’Amato, Tony Weeks and Glenn Trowbridge. D’Amato and Weeks scored the fight 48-47 for St-Pierre and Trowbridge scored it for Hendricks. The key round was the first round as it was obvious that Hendricks won the second and fourth round and St-Pierre won the third and fifth round. If you look at the first round, St-Pierre got a takedown, but Hendricks got right up. Hendricks was then closing the distance and was able to control the distance land powerful shots.

A lot of people were saying after the fight that maybe MMA needs to go to the half-point system that was done in Pride. I also scored the fight under the Pride rules and had it 49-47.5 for Hendricks.

Is the judging perfect in the sport? Not even close, as when you have a main event as big as this one was, you need to have the best of the best in there and that wasn’t the case on Saturday night.

Will MMA in the United States use the half-point system as was done in Pride? What is the solution to the judging problem?

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Georges St-Pierre Tops UFC 167 Salaries

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It has been announced that UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was the top salary earner at UFC 167 on Saturday night. St-Pierre defeated Johny Hendricks to retain the UFC welterweight title in the main event, earned $400,000 for his efforts. Hendricks earned $50,000 for his efforts.

Here the disclosed salaries from UFC 167:

- Georges St-Pierre: $400,000 (no win bonus)
- Johny Hendricks: $50,000

- Rashad Evans: $250,000 (includes $125,000 win bonus)
- Chael Sonnen: $100,000

- Robbie Lawler: $166,000 (includes $83,000 win bonus)
- Rory MacDonald: $50,000

- Tyron Woodley: $104,000 (includes $52,000 win bonus)
- Josh Koscheck: $78,000

- Ali Bagautinov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
- Tim Elliott: $12,000

- Donald Cerrone: $96,000 (includes $48,000 win bonus)
- Evan Dunham: $25,000

- Thales Leites: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
- Ed Herman: $40,000

- Rick Story: $54,000 (includes $27,000 win bonus)
- Brian Ebersole: $18,000

- Erik Perez: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
- Edwin Figueroa: $12,000

- Jason High: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
- Anthony Lapsley: $8,000

- Sergio Pettis: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
- Will Campuzano: $10,000

- Gian Villante: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)
- Cody Donovan: $8,000

The total salaries for the event were $1,641,000.

The salaries don’t include insurance, licenses and taxes, money paid by sponsors. The salaries also didn’t include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC will pay on occasion. Additionally, they don’t include any pay-per-view revenue some fighters get.

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Georges St-Pierre vs Johny Hendricks UFC 167 Video Highlights

UFC 167 took place on Saturday night with Georges St-Pierre defeating Johny Hendricks in the main event by a controversial split decision to retain the UFC welterweight title. In the video stream are the highlights from a very entertaining main event.

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Dana White Says He’s F***ing Scared To Come To Nevada After UFC 167 Main Event Decision

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We haven’t seen UFC President Dana White beyond upset about a decision in a main event fight in a very long time. White snapped off on the Nevada State Athletic Commission during the UFC 167 post-fight press conference regarding Georges St-Pierre retaining the UFC welterweight title over Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision.

“Does anyone here think Johny Hendricks didn’t win that fight”?, White stated. Did you see George getting smashed in the first round? It’s about damage. This is a fight. it’s about whoever inflicts the most damage. He got hurt, he got wobbled, he got dropped. I’m blown away that Georges St. Pierre won that fight.

And listen, I’m the promoter, he’s the biggest pay-per-view star on the f***ing planet for me. And I still don’t think he won that fight. I want what’s fair and that wasn’t fair. I think the NSAC is atrocious. I think the governor needs to step in immediately before these guys destroy this sport like they did boxing.”

White even went as far to say to that the governor of Nevada needs to step in and fix the problems with the athletic commission.

“The alternatives are is the Governor needs to step in and fix the incompetence that is happening in the State of Nevada that used to be the best commission in the world. It’s absolute 100% incompetence and it needs to stop. I’m f***ing scared to come back here and do fights. I’m afraid of this state.”

Should the UFC go back to Nevada?

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Georges St-Pierre And Johny Hendricks Headline UFC 167 Fight Night Bonuses

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UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks put on a fight for the ages in the main event tonight at UFC 167, with St-Pierre winning a controversial split decision.

UFC President Dana White announced at the post-fight press conference that St-Pierre and Hendricks won “Fight of the Night” and each won a $50,000 bonus for their efforts. White also announced that Donald Cerrone won “Submission of the Night” for his victory over Evan Dunham and Tyron Woodley won “Knockout of The Night” for his victory over Josh Koscheck.

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Georges St-Pierre Says He Needs To “Step Away” From The UFC, Unsure On Retirement

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Georges St-Pierre defeated Johny Hendricks by split decision to retain the UFC welterweight title in the main event tonight at UFC 167. After the fight, St-Pierre dropped a bombshell during his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan.

While the interview was going on and was getting ready to end, St-Pierre was walking away and said nah and then Rogan asked him what was he going say.

The longtime champion stated that he needed to “step away” for awhile to take care of some personal things and wasn’t sure if it was the end of his career.

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UFC 167 Results: Georges St-Pierre Escapes By Johny Hendricks In The Main Event

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Georges St-Pierre said Johny Hendricks would be his toughest test and that more than proved to be the case tonight in the main event of UFC 167.

The main event starts off with St-Pierre throwing an inside leg kick. Hendricks misses a kick with St-Pierre landing a takedown with Hendricks getting up quickly. St-Pierre and Hendricks then tussle into the cage and Hendricks gets the clinch. They clinch in the middle and the referee breaks them.

St-Pierre tries for a takedown, but Hendricks blocks the takedown and starts landing short uppercuts. Hendricks takes down St-Pierre, but the champion gets up. A cut over the right eye of St-Pierre. Hendricks then lands a knee. St-Pierre lands a jab and Hendricks misses an overhand right. St-Pierre lands a kick. Both guys in the clinch and Hendricks lands knees to the legs.

St-Pierre lands a jab and Hendricks an inside leg kick and the champion then lands a kick. Hendricks lands a right hand.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 1 for Hendricks 10-9.

Round 2

The round starts with both guys trading punches and kicks. A jab by the champion. Hendricks lands a series of uppercuts that’s rocking St-Pierre and referee Mario Yamasaki stops the action due to Hendrciks losing his mouthpiece.

Hendricks lands more uppercuts that rocked St-Pierre into the cage and Hendricks clinched against the cage. St-Pierre establishing the jab and a superman punch. They exchange kicks and then a right hook by Hendricks. Hendricks lands a combination and St-Pierre lands a jab. Hendricks lands a jab and then st-Pierre lands a head kick. each guy trades punches. The round ends with both guys in the clinch.

Round 3

The round starts with both guys trading shiots and then jab by the champion. Hendricks lands a right hook and attempts a knee. Hendricks with a right hook. A right hand by St-Pierre.  A left hand/right hand combination by Hendricks. Another jab by St-Pierre. A double jab by Hendricks and then a right hand by St-Pierre. A left uppercut by Hendricks.

A combination lands by St-Pierre and then a left hook a short time later. Each guy trading shots, a jab by Hendricks then a superman punch by St-Pierre. Body shot by Hendricks, who then scores a takedown. The champion gets back up and Hendricks presses St-Pierre into the cage to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 3 for St-Pierre.

Round 4

St-Pierre starts with a push kick. Hendricks lands a double jab. Another double jab by Hendricks. St-Pierre stumbles and Hendricks gets on top of him and lands an elbow.  Hendricks lands shots to the body and the head and then lets St-Pierre back up. Hendricks lands an uppercut. Hendricks lands a right and then an uppercut. Hendricks lands a straight left and then an uppercut. A double jab and uppercut by Hendricks.

A right hand by the champion, who tried for a takedown, but Hendricks reverses St-Pierre into the cage and trying for a takedown. St-Pierre reverses and tries for a takedown and then Hendricks reverses and lands knees to the inside leg.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 4 for Hendricks.

Round 5

The final round starts with a left hook and then a head kick. The champion tried to Hendricks down, but Hendricks is throwing short uppercuts. St-Pierre tried for a judo throw, but stuffed by Hendricks. Hendricks trying to takedown St-Pierre and both guys tussle back to the middle.

St-Pierre lands a couple jabs and then scores a takedown. Hendricks trying to get up and gets up. Hendricks reverses and presses St-Pierre against the cage. the champion then reverses and Hendricks reverses back. Both guys back in the middle. St-Pierre with a body kick and left by Hendricks. Crowd chanting GSP. St-Pierre trying for a takedown and gets it, but Hendricks gets right up. Hendricks reverses and has St-Pierre against the cage.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 5 for St-Pierre, but the fight for Hendricks.

The judges score the fight for Georges St-Pierre (47-48, 48-47×2) to defeat Johny Hendricks by split decision to retain the UFC welterweight title.

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UFC 167 Results: Rashad Evans Pummels Chael Sonnen

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In a fight are that both guys were leery of taking because they were very close friends, Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen battled in the co-main event of UFC 167.

The fight starts off with Sonnen rushing Evans trying some jabs and then pushes Evans into the cage. Sonnen tries for a takedown, they both take turns reversing each other in the clinch. Evans tries for a takedown, but is stuffed. Each guy exchange body shots. Evans pressing his body against Sonnen’s in the clinch and lands a takedown.

Evans is in half guard and landing shots on Sonnen. Evans takes Sonnen’s back and starts landing vicious shots and Sonnen gets back in guard. Sonnen gives up his back and then lands more vicious ground and pound to Sonnen’s head with referee Herb Dean stops the fight.

Rashad Evans defeats Chael Sonnen by TKO at 4:05 of Round 1.

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UFC 167 Results: Robbie Lawler Defeats Rory MacDonald By Entertaining Split Decision

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The fight between Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald was predicted by many to be fight of the night and it sure delivered.

The fight starts off with Lawler throwing a kick and a straight left hand and an outside leg kick. Another outside leg kick by Lawler’ s body then a straight right hand. Both guys trying to gauge distance. A high kick by MacDonald. each guy attempts leg kicks that are blocked. Lawler lands a body kick and MacDonald lands a straight right hand.

MacDonald lands a jab and a moment later a kick to the body kick. Each guy circling each other with no action. MacDonald a jab and then Lawler lands a high kick to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 1 for Lawlor.

Round 2

Lawler  tries to start the round with a takedown stuffed by MacDonald who then lands a high kick. MacDonald misses a job and then each block kicks. MacDonald lands a high kick and Lawler lands a jab. Lawler then lands a hook and a kick. MacDonald lands a nice body shot.

Lawler lands another outside leg kick with MacDonald landing a combination. MacDonald starting to land a jab and a moment later scores a takedown. MacDonald grinds Lawler against the cage and lets Lawler up, who attempts a takedown. MacDonald tries to circle MacDonald, but ends up on top of Lawler. MacDonald then lands a series of vicious elbows to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 2 for MacDonald.

Round 3

Lawler starts the round with an uppercut that rocked MacDonald, but as Lawler throws a knee and MacDonald takes him down. Referee Mario Yamasaki stands them up after a few moments of inactivity. Lawler lands some vicious shots that rocked MacDonald with Lawler trying to capitalize, but both guys end up on their feet.

MacDonald tries for a takedown but is stuffed. Lawler lands an overhand right hand that drops MacDonald and lands some ground and pound. Lawler has Macdonald in side control landing vicious elbows and ground and pound. Lawler ends up ontop of MacDonald who attempted a triangle choke and both guys end up on their feet. MacDonald scores a takedown and lands some vicious elbows to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 3 and the fight to Lawler.

The judges score have the fight for Robbie Lawler defeating Rory MacDonald by split decision (28-29, 29-28×2).

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UFC 167: Tyron Woodley Defeats Josh Koscheck By Vicious Knockout

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A lot of people thought the fight between Tyron Woodley and Josh Koscheck was going to be snoozefest due to their wrestling first background.

The fight starts with Woodley landing an overhand right and tried to finish the fight with ground and pound, but Koscheck gets back up. Koscheck throws a knee and clinches Woodley into the cage and referee Herb Dean tells both guys to break.

Each guy throws hooks at each other amd Woodley lands an overhand right that drops koscheck and then Woodley lands vicious ground and pound. Koscheck holds Woodley, but Woodley moves Koscheck into the cage. Dean stand both guys up.

Both guys are circling each other and Koscheck throws a hook, but Woodley lands a vicious right hand that drops Koscheck and then another one referee Herb Dean stopping the fight.

Tyron Woodley defeats Josh Koscheck by knockout at 4:38 of Round 1.

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UFC 167 Results: Ali Baugtinov Defeats Tim Elliot By Unanimous Decision

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The opening fight of the main card between Tim Elliot and Ali Baugtinov could determine who was the number one contender to the UFC flyweight title.

The fight starts off with both circling each other to start the fight with Baugtinov hitting an uppercut. Both guys went for a clinch and pushed each other off. Baugtinov went for a takedown, but was unsuccessful and then landed an uppercut. Baugtinov landed an uppercut and then a knee to buckle Elliot for a moment. Baugtinov lands a short combination.

Baugtinov scores a takedown, but Elliot gets right back up. Both guys circling the cage and trading shots and Baugtinov was unsuccessful with a takedown. Baugtinov throws a knee and takes down Elliot to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 1 for Baugtinov 10-9.

Round 2

The second round starts like the first with both guys circling each other.  Elliot gets a guillotine and sinks in, but Bagtinov gets out of it and slams Elliot.  Elliot then reverses and lands ground and pound on Baugtinov. Baugtinov sweeps and gets back up to his feet and both guys circling the cage. Elliot peppers a jab and Baugtinov misses with an overhand right. Both guys trading shots. Elliot goes for goes for a takedown, but gets stuffed and Baugtinov sweeps Elliot, but both guys get back up. Both guys circle the cage to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 2 for Baugtinov 10-9.

Round 3

Elliot goes for a knee and then lands in insde leg kick. Baugtinov lands an uppercut and misses an uppercut. Baugtinov lands a hook combination. Elliot lands a couple shots, but Baugtinov lands an uppercut and lands a jab. Baugtinov just misses an uppercut and then lands an uppercut/hook combination. Elliot lands a right hook, but Baugtinov comes back with a right hand. Elliot lands a jab and then an uppercut.

Both guys trading hooks. Baugtinov then lands left hook/right hook combination and then Elliot ends the round then a slam to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 3 for Baugtinov and the fight 30-27.

The judges score the fight for Ali Baugtinov defeating Tim Elliot by unanimous decision (29-28×3).

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Watch The First Three Fights Of UFC 167 On BetweenTheRopes.com Starting At 6:30 P.M. ET

UFC 167 takes place tonight from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event will feature UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending his title against number one contender Johny Hendricks. The co-feature will have former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans facing off with two-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen.

Before we get the main card on pay-per-view and the premlinary fights on Fox Sports 1, you can watch the first three fights of UFC 167 on BetweenTheRopes.com starting at 6:30 p.m. ET on the video stream above. The first three fights are:

- Jason High vs. Anthony Lapsley
- Will Campuzano vs. Sergio Pettis
- Cody Donovan vs. Gian Villante

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Georges St-Pierre To Net $400K For Tonight’s UFC 167

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As soon as Georges St-Pierre steps into the octagon to defend his UFC welterweight title against Johny Hendricks in the main event at UFC 167, he will make $400,000 with no win bonus. His opponent tonight, Johny Hendricks will get $50,000 with a potential of another $50,000 if he defeats St-Pierre tonight.

The next highest payout goes to Rashad Evans who will net $125,000 for his co-main event fight against Chael Sonnen and a chance to make another $125,000 if victorious. Here’s the initial list of payouts of some of the participants tonight.

- Georges St-Pierre: $400,000 (no win bonus)
- Johny Hendricks: $50,000 (plus a potential win bonus of $50,000)
- Rashad Evans: $125,000 (plus a potential win bonus of $125,000)
- Chael Sonnen: $100,000 (no win bonus)
- Robbie Lawler: $83,000 (plus a potential win bonus of $83,000)
- Rory MacDonald: $50,000 (plus a potential win bonus of $50,000)
- Josh Koscheck: $78,000 (plus a potential win bonus of $78,000)
- Tyron Woodley: $50,000 (plus a potential win bonus of $50,000)

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