UFC Fight Night 116 took place Saturday night, Sept. 16 in Pittsburgh. The main event saw Luke Rockhold get back on track against David Branch after a lengthy layoff. The 32-year-old former middleweight champ flattened Branch out face first and submitted him with punches at 4:05 of the second round. Welterweight slugger Mike Perry KO’d Alex Reyes in the first round in the co-headliner, and Anthony Smith scored a TKO over Hector Lombard in the third round of their middleweight tilt.

Only two fights went to the judges’ scorecards.

UFC Fight Night 116 results:

Main Card (Fox Sports 1)

  • Middleweight: Luke Rockhold def. David Branch via Submission (punches) – Rd 2, 4:05
  • Welterweight: Mike Perry def. Alex Reyes via KO (knee) – Rd 1, 1:19
  • Middleweight: Anthony Smith def. Hector Lombard via TKO (punches) – Rd 3, 2:33
  • Lightweight: Gregor Gillespie def. Jason Gonzalez via Submission (arm-triangle choke) – Rd 2, 2:11
  • Welterweight: Kamaru Usman def. Sérgio Moraes via KO (punches) – Rd 1, 2:48
  • Heavyweight: Justin Ledet def. Azunna Anyanwu via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)

  • Lightweight: Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Tony Martin via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Heavyweight: Daniel Spitz def. Anthony Hamilton via TKO (punches) – Rd 1, 0:24
  • Middleweight: Uriah Hall def. Krzysztof Jotko via TKO (punches) – Rd 2, 2:25
  • Lightweigh: Gilbert Burns def. Jason Saggo via KO (punch) – Rd 2, 4:55

Video Highlights:

Rockhold finishes Branch


Perry stops Reyes


Smith TKO’s Lombard


Gillespie submits Gonzalez


Usman KO’s Moraes


Spitz finishes Hamilton


Hall KO’s Jotko


Burns KO’s Saggo


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