Join us here at PMN (www.prommanow.com) tonight for LIVE results and round-by-round updates for “UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier”. UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones puts his title on the line against Olympian Daniel Cormier in the main event. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone faces unbeaten lightweight Myles Jury in the co-headliner.
Preliminary card action kicks off at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT) on UFC Fight Pass, moving to the Fox Sports 1 prelims at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT), then the PPV main card at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT).
Be sure to check out our PMN staff predictions for UFC 182.
UFC 182 QUICK RESULTS:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET)
- Jon Jones def. Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision (49-46 x 3) – for light heavyweight title
- Donald Cerrone def. Myles Jury by unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
- Brad Tavares def. Nate Marquardt by unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
- Kyoji Horiguchi def. Louis Gaudinot by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27 x 2)
- Hector Lombard def. Josh Burkman by unanimous decision (30-27 x 2, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
- Paul Felder def. Danny Castillo by Knockout (spinning backfist) Rd 2 (2:09)
- Cody Garbrandt def. Marcus Brimage by TKO (punches) Rd 3 (4:50)
- Shawn Jordan def. Jared Cannonier by knockout (punches) Rd 1 (2:57)
- Evan Dunham def. Rodrigo Damm by unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)
- Omari Akhmedov def. Mats Nilsson by unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)
- Marion Reneau def. Alexis Dufresne by unanimous decision (30-26 x 2, 30-25)
UFC 182 ROUND-BY-ROUND UPDATES:
135 lbs: Alexis Dufresne vs. Marion Reneau
Round 1 – Dufresne offers to touch glove, Reneau declines. Nice leg kick from Reneau. Dufresne looks noticeably bigger. Nice couple of rights from Reneau snap Dufresne’s head back. Dufresne shoots, stuffed. Reneau with another right hand. Front kick to the body followed by a couple leg kicks. Dufresne’s nose is bloodied. Reneau teeing off now and Dufresne in trouble. She gets to the clinch, lands a knee or two and so does Reneau. Reneau backs out and tags her a couple more times with punches. Right counter from Reneau. Big overhand right. Some nice dirty boxing from Reneau before the bell. PMN sees it 10-9 Reneau.
Round 2 – Leg kick from Dufresne. She shoots in, stuffed and takes a knee. Reneau with a one two. Dufresne lands a nice counter. Leg kick from Dufresne. Again, eats a counter right. Reneau continues to outstrike her. Huge leg kick from Reneau, then a head kick. Clinch, knee to the body from Reneau. They go to the ground with Reneau on top but Dufresne can’t hold her there. Reneau tearing her up with punches, face is a bloody mess now. Reneau picking her apart on the feet. Dufresne moving like a heavyweight. Joe Rogan saying Dufresne doesn’t even belong in the UFC and they should stop the fight. PMN scores it 10-8 for Reneau.
Round 3 – They trade rights. Reneau looking for the big right. Hits a one two. Leg kick from Dufresne. Head kick, leg kick from Reneau. Right hook from Dufresne. Reneau lands a nice punch combo. Big leg kick. Jab from Reneau snaps the head back. Follows it with a big punch combo. One two three punch combo from Reneau. Dufresne shoots, stuffed. Another right from Reneau, then a one two, one two. Her corner wants her to finish. Reneau continues to batter her as time counts down the final seconds and Rogan is screaming, “Stop the fight!” PMN scores it 10-8 for Reneau, and the fight 30-25 for Reneau.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Marion Reneau def. Alexis Dufresne by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)
170 lbs: Omari Akhmedov vs. Mats Nilsson
Round 1 – Ahkmedov gets a takedown early, landing some big ground and pound. Nilsson gets up and pushes Akhmedov to the cage for some dirty boxing exchanges. Couple leg kicks from Ahkmedov. Nilsson lands a good right. Uppercuts from Akhmedov on the inside. Nilsson pressuring, gets a takeodwn, but can’t hold him there. Ahkmedov gets a takedown or two but isn’t able to do much and he appears to be slowing down. Nilsson still pressuring and scores a takedown before the bell. PMN scores the round PMN scores it 10-9 Akhmedov.
Round 2 – Leg kick from Nilsson. Nilsson getting the better of the standup now. Akhmedov scores a takedown though and lands some nice elbows from inside full guard. Nilsson looks for an armbar but Akhmedov gets out rather easily. Back to the feet. Big right from Nilsson. Takeodwn from Akhmedov. Elbows from Nilsson off his back. Akhmedov rains down some nice punches and Nilsson escapes to his feet. Akhmedov puts him right back down thought. PMN scores the round 10-9 for Akhmedov.
Round 3 – Akhmedov doing some damage early but Nilsson continues to press, landing the occasional strike. Nilsson gets a trip takedown, but can’t hold Akhmedov down, he’s back up, but Nilsson immediately puts him back down. Akhmedov back up and Nilsson stays on him pressing him to the cage. Ref wants work. Nilsson goes for a kimura as the fight goes to the ground. Akhmedov escapes but ends up getting caught in a guillotine but is saved by the bell. PMN scores the round 10-9 Nilsson, but the fight 29-28 for Akhmedov.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Omari Akhmedov def. Mats Nilsson by unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)
155 lbs: Rodrigo Damm vs. Evan Dunham
Round 1 – Dunham schools Damm on the feet for five minutes. PMN scores it 10-9 for Dunham.
Round 2 – Dunham’s corner wants more of the same. Dunham busting Damm up with punches early. Damm bleeding from his ear. Body kick from Damm. Dunham shoots in, stuffed, but puts Damm to the cage. Damm prevents the takedown. Straight left from Dunham. One two. Body kick from Damm is caught by Dunham, he counters with a couple rights and dumps Damm for the takedown but he gets right up. One two from Dunham and he continues to outbox Damm. Big right hook from Dunham. High kick, front kick, leg kick from Dunham. PMN scores it 10-9 Dunham.
Round 3 – High kick from Damm and he tries to rally, but Dunham measures him with punches and goes back to putting on a striking clinic. Dunham pressing, lands a big body kick, nice punch combo. Leg kick from Damm as he tries to get something going. Dunham touches him up with more leather. Right elbow and a right hook right behind it from Dunham. Straight left. Damm slapping himself in the face to bring it on, lands a flying knee but is getting battered with punches. Overhand right from Damm but Dunham continues to punish. He can’t seem to put him away though. Thai clinch and a couple knees from Dunham before the bell. Damm says, “Good fight man” and they hug it out. PMN scores it 10-9 for Dunham and 30-27 for the fight.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Evan Dunham def. Rodrigo Damm by unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
265 lbs: Jared Cannonier vs. Shawn Jordan
Round 1 – Right hook from Cannonier. Jordan trying to find his range with his punches but Cannonier is light on his feet and avoiding most of it. Lg kick from Jordan. Jordan drops him with a clipping right hook over the top to the back of the ear, then finishes him off with several punches until he goes out.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Shawn Jordan def. Jared Cannonier by knockout (punches) Rd 1 (2:57)
135 lbs: Marcus Brimage vs. Cody Garbrandt
Round 1 – Brimage blocks a high kick. Leg kick from Garbrandt. Low kick from Brimage goes foul. Time called. One two from Garbrandt, hands down and goading Brimage. Brimage looks a bit flustered, but lands a counter left hook. High kick from Brimage blocked. Garbrandt gets a takedown after walking through a Brimage low kick. Couple punches from Garbrandt from top before Brimage gets up. Strong high kick from Garbrandt is blocked but I’m sure did not feel good. Flying knee attempt from Garbrandt. Another low blow from Brimage. Time out. Brimage misses a flying knee, lands a leg kick but Grabrandt hurts him and staggers him with punches but he’s saved by the bell. PMN scores the round 10-9 Garbrandt.
Round 2 – Brimage comes out very aggressive and has Garbrandt against the cage for a moment throwing heat. Garbrandt gets clipped with a hook. Big left hook from Garbrandt hurts him. Teases him with a right then lands another let hook. Leg kick, left hook from Garbrandt connects. Head kick from Garbrandt, Brimage eats it. Nice body kick from Garbrandt. Brimage lands a nice punch combo after a failed flying knee attempt from Garbrandt. Garbrandt slips to the ground rushing in. PMN scores the round 10-9 for Garbrandt (but it was closer than round one).
Round 3 – High kick, left hook from Garbrandt. Right hook from Brimage. Overhand left. Right hook counter from Garbrandt. Another right hook. He blocks a body kick. Briamge sweeps him as he throws a high kick. Brimage goes in his guard. Garbrandt goes for a triangle but Brimage pulls out and they are back up. Body kick from Garbrandt. Stiff left from Brimage. Body kick from Garbrandt. He fakes a single. Straight left from Brimage. Left hook from Garbrandt. Uppercut inside from Garbrandt. He shoots, stuffed.Garbrandt hurts and drops Brimage with hooks. He goes down, by sheer will stands and Garbrandt continues the punishment until Briamge goes down and forces the stoppage. Great showing from Garbrandt in his UFC debut. Keep an eye on this Team Alpha Male bantamweight.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Cody Garbrandt def. Marcus Brimage by TKO (punches) Rd 3 (4:50)
155 lbs: Danny Castillo vs. Paul Felder
Round 1 – They trade leg kicks Leg kick Felder. Another big one. Inside leg kick from Felder goes foul. Timeout. Castillo shoots, stuffed. Big leg kick from Felder. Inside leg kick from Castillo. Huge leg kick from Felder, again. Castillo can’t like that. Nice knee to the face from Felder. Felder obviously a much more experienced striker and he’s using a myriad of attacks. PMN scores the round 10-9 Felder.
Round 2 – Leg kick from Felder, then a body kick. Castillo swinging heat but unable to find his mark. Knees and punches from Felder. Leg kick Felder. Right hand, leg kick. Castillo rushes in and gets hit with a spinning backfist and gets starched… OUT COLD… stiff! DAYUMMMMM! Another guy to keep an eye on >>>> Paul Felder.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Paul Felder def. Danny Castillo by Knockout (spinning backfist) Rd 2 (2:09)
170 lbs: Josh Burkman vs. Hector Lombard
Round 1 – Burkman circling. Lombard and Burkman exchange right hands. Leg kick Burkman. Right hook attempt, inside leg kick. Lombard stalking. Body kick from Burkman. Lombard catches it and dumps him, but Burkman right back up and lands a couple nice right hooks. Burkman switching stances. Couple nice leg kicks from Lombard. Low kick from Burkman. Left hook from Burkman. Low kick from Burkman and Lombard comes head hunting. Lombard stuffs a takedown attempt. Right to the body from Burkman. Big leg kick from Lombard. Body shot Burkman. Close round. Burkman may have got it 10-9.
Round 2 – Lombard in his face. Body kick from Burkman, leg kick. Righthook counter. Lombard catches him but Burkman is firing right back. They are both swinging for the fences. Dogfight. Lombard lands two big punches an an uppercut. Big right hook after taking a body kick. Not sure how Burkman is standing after some of those punches. Two big lefts from Lombard. Nice body kick from Burkman. Hands down though, and takes two right hooks from Lombard. Leg kick Burkman. Lombard walking him down. Burkman with hands down goading him. Leg kick Burkman. Burkman looking exhausted. Nice left from Lombard but Burkman counters. Nice left from Burkman. Leg kick. Lombard continues to stalk. Big leg kick from Lombard. Left and a right before the bell. PMN scores it 10-9 Lombard.
Round 3 – Burkman shoots, stuffed, and Lombard puts Burkman on his back. From half guard on top Lombard passes to side mount. Burkman scrambles to his feet. Three minutes remain. Big leg kick from Lombard. Right hook, uppercut, left hook from Lombard. Burkman took some bit shots there. Body kick from Lombard. Leg kick Burkman. They trade some heated punches. Big left from Lombard, again. One minute to go. Big leg kick from Lombard. Burkman limping. Inside leg kick from Lombard. They trade one more big punch before the bell. PMN scores the round 10-9 for Lombard and the fight 29-28 for Lombard.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Hector Lombard def. Josh Burkman by unanimous decision (30-27 x 2, 29-28)
125 lbs: Louis Gaudinot vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
Round 1 – Leg kick from Horiguchi. Gaudinot lands a nice one that causes Horiguchi to touch the canvas to catch himself. Uppercut from Gaudinot. Body kick and a right from Horiguchi. One two from Horiguchi. Nice leg kick from Gaudinot. Again. Nice body kick from Horiguchi. They clinch fight a bit before the bell. Fairly close round.
Round 2 – Body kick and punch combo from Horiguchi. Misses a flying knee. Gaudinot takes a low blow. Brief timeout. Quick one two from Horiguchi. They go to clinch and Gaudinot jumps on a standing arm triangle but is forced to let it go. Horiguchi presses him to the cage. Nice one two punch/head kick combo from Horiguchi. Nice punch combo scores. One two/head kick counter from Horiguchi. Body kick. He catches a Gaudinot kick and trips him. PMN scores the round 10-9 Horiguchi.
Round 3 – Nice right counter from Gaudinot knocks Horiguchi off balance. Front kick from Horiguchi. One two from Horiguchi. Body kick from Horiguchi. Left hook counter from Horiguchi. Couple leg kicks from Gaudinot. Horiguchi with a quick left hook counter. Big right from Horiguchi. Gaudinot tries to jump on a standing guillotine. Lets it go, Horiguchi presses him to the cage. PMN scores the round 10-9 Horiguchi and the fight 30-27 for same.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Kyoji Horiguchi def. Louis Gaudinot by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27 x 2)
185 lbs: Brad Tavares vs. Nate Marquardt
Round 1 – Inside leg kick from Tavares. Inside leg kick from Marquardt. Another one. Leg kick Tavares. Tavares lands a counter right. Lands two quick uppercuts inside. Front kick to the face from Marquardt snaps Tavares’ head back. Right hand counter from Tavares. Inside leg kick from Marquardt. Tavares goes high, blocked. Inside leg kick scores. Leg kick from Marquardt. Tavares lands a front kick to the face at the bell. PMN scores the round 10-9 Tavares.
Round 2 – More of the same and the crowd is getting restless. Lots of leg kicks from Tavares busting up Marquardt’s legs. Marquardt starting to fire back with his own. Marquardt shoots, Tavares counters and presses him to the cage. Nate turns him around and goes for another takedown but it’s stuffed. A little dirty boxing, then a quick jab from Tavares. PMN scores it 10-9 Tavares.
Round 3 – Quick jab and a couple quick uppercuts from Tavares. Nate shoots, clinches, lands a couple knees as he presses Tavares to the cage. Ref breaks them up. Jab and uppercut from Tavares. Leg kick from Tavares. Left hand from Marquardt. 90 seconds to go. Front kick up the middle from Tavares, big leg kick. Nate returns same. Quick jab from Tavares. Jab from Nate, right hand. Tavares fires back and stuns Marquardt. Right hand, knee to body from Tavares before the bell. PMN scores it 10-9 for Tavares, and the fight 30-27 for him.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Brad Tavares def. Nate Marquardt by unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
155 lbs: Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury
Round 1 – Jury circling, gets a takedown on Cowboy, but gets locked in an omoplata. Cowboy is very good on the ground. Jury rolls out of it but ends up on the bottom in side mount. Cowboy takes his back, locks up the body triangle. Cowboy looking for the neck and with just over a minute left Jury is defending. Cerrone locks up the RNC but somehow peels it off from his throat. With 20 seconds left, Cowboy softens him up with some punches, then goes for an armbar. PMN scores it 10-9 Cerrone, easily.
Round 2 – Jury circling, trying to pick his shots as Cowboy plods forward. Cowboy stuffs a shot and it’s back to the circling and plodding. Cowboy not being very active. Big leg kick. Body kick from Cowboy. Big inside leg kick. Body kick from Jury, again. Leg kick from Cerrone. Again. Again. Inside leg kick from Jury. Right hand from Cowboy. Leg kick. Knee from Cowboy. Crowd not too happy as both guys playing it conservative. PMN scores it 10-9 Cerrone.
Round 3 – Jury just misses on a spinning backfist for the second time tonight. Leg kick Cerrone. Again. Jury returns same. Big head kick from Cowboy. Jury retreats, goes for the takedown but it’s stuffed. Cowboy pouring it on now, body shot, jab, leg kick, another. Jury shoots, stuffed. Cerrone with another leg kick, and another. Jury shoots, presses Cerrone to the cage. Elbow from Cerrone to the side of the head. Cowboy makes him get up. Stalking. Leg kick, jab. Jury shoots, stuffed. Cerrone with his own takedown and an angry Cerrone delivers soccer kicks to Jury’s thighs while he’s laying on his back. Great 3rd round for Cowboy. PMN scores it 3 rounds to 0 for Cowboy.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Donald Cerrone def. Myles Jury by unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
205 lbs Title Match: Jon Jones (c) vs. Daniel Cormier
Round 1 – Cormier stalking. Knee to body from Jones. Jones catches a leg kick and kicks the back leg out from under Cormier. Jumps on him but Cormier is right back up and stalking. Not giving Jon the distance. Jones goes for a takedown, stuffed. Good exchange. DC in his face. Pressing hard. Big straight left from Jones knock DC back feet. Clinch, dirty boxing from DC, nice strikes from Jones. Big knee to the body from Jones. Jab from Cormier. Big straight left to the body from Jones. It looks like a man against a kid size wise. Jones is like Kareem and Cormier Chuck Norris. Cormier landing some good shots. Jones with a knee. Cormier touches him up with a combo. Flying knee just misses from Jones. They swing it out at the bell. VERY CLOSE.
Round 2 – Big body kick from Jones. One two from DC. Leg kick. Body kick from Jones. DC grabs the leg and shoots, almost gets caught in a choke. Clinch, Jones presses him to the cage. Cormier looks for the choke, he backs out after Jones pops his head out. DC getting off with some strikes inside. Clinch, uppercuts from DC as Jones searches for the takedown. Jab from Jones, uppercut DC. Nice short elbows inside from Jones. Knee to the body from DC. Jones with some elbows. Leg kick and dirty boxing from DC. Jones presses him to the cage. A minute to go. DC shoves Jones off, roughs him up in the clinch. DC snaps his head back with a punch, clinch, DC getting off inside. PMN scores the round 10-9 Cormier.
Round 3 – Seagal is ringside seeing if DC uses his secret technique. Body kick from DC, Jones gives back same. DC pressing, roughing Jones up inside. Leg kick Jones. Side kick to the neck from Jones. Left to the body. DC still pressuring, jab. DC takes an eye poke. Brief timeout. Body kick from Jones. Jones goes for the takedown, but it’s stuffed. DC shoots, it is also stuffed. Big elbow against the cage from Jones. They trade elbows. Nice punch combo from Cormier inside. Big knee from Jones to the body against the cage. Another elbow from Jones. Cormier making it a dogfight. Knee to the body from Jones. DC with uppercuts in the clinch. Jones misses a flying knee and Cormier pressures him with punches against the cage. Jones tries to jump guard with a choke and DC finishes the round on top. PMN scores the round 10-9 DC.
Round 4 – Both guys looking worn. Left to the body from Jones. Again. High kick mostly blocked. Again. Clinch, knees to the body from Jones. Jones rag dolls DC with a takedown. Takes him down again, dumping him this time. Jones looking for a choke. Cormier gets up but pays for it. Jones pressing him to the cage. Half the round gone and Jones is dominating this round. A few boos from the crowd. Some dirty boxing from Jones. Cormier totally on defense. He backs out finally and is pressing on Jones now with strikes. Leg kick from DC. Clinch, knee from Jones. Another, to the body. Jones pressing him to the cage. DC almost taking this round off. He’s pressing Jones to the cage at the end of the round, but he flings DC down at the end of the round. PMN scores the round 10-9 Jones.
Round 5 – High kick from Jones. Uppercut from DC. Underhooks from DC, but can’t get the takedown. Clinched, Jones presses DC to the cage. Dirty boxing from both guys, Cormier’s back to the cage. Jones drops down for the takedown, stuffed. Jones goes for DC’s back. Cormier spins out. Clinch war right now. Cormier can’t get Jones down though he tries. 90 seconds to go. A few boos from the crowd. DC looking for the single, he picks Jones up for the body slam, but Jones springs right up and presses him to the cage. Spinning elbow from Jones. Cormier looking for the single. Jones grabs his neck. He lets it go right before the bell and raises his hands, DC lets his leg go and then Jones throws a punch at him, Cormier fires back then Jones flips him off. Oh brother. PMN scores the round 10-9 for Jones.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Jon Jones def. Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision (49-46 x 3)