UFC 94: St. Pierre vs. Penn II

Date: Jan 31, 2009
Location: Las Vegas
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Broadcast: Pay Per View

Georges St. Pierre vs. B.J. Penn Rematch

Two champions collide in what promises to be one of the most epic battles in mixed martial

arts history? UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2 – Saturday, January 31, live on Pay-Per-View from Las Vegas, Nevada. View UFC 94 Betting Odds here

In 2004, BJ Penn did the impossible when he moved up a weight class to defeat the legendary Matt Hughes for the UFC welterweight title. Penn, now the UFC lightweight champion, will attempt to become the first man to hold two UFC titles simultaneously when he squares off against oneof the few men to ever defeat him in the Octagon, current UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre.

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Also, on the main card by Lyoto Machida vs. Thiago Silva and Stephan Bonnar vs. Jon Jones. Manny Gamburyan vs. Thiago Tavares, Jake O’Brien vs. Christian Wellisch, and Matt Arroyo vs. Dan Cramer are officially slated for the preliminary card.

Lyoto Machida Vs. Thiago Silva

Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida (13-0) has one all five of his match in the UFC. Machida brings something you do not normally see in the UFC, Karate. If you watch his fight you will see Machida strike and as

soon as an opponent start to counter back out. It may be boring but it frustrates must of his opponents and get Machida the win.

Thiago Silva (13-0) will be making his fifth appearance in the UFC. He has only been to the second round once and has three TKO victories. This could be intresting fight.

Lightweights Nate Diaz and Clay Guida are set to square off at UFC 94 on January 31st in Las Vegas.

Diaz was originally slated to meet fellow lightweight contender Clay Guida in his next bout, potentially in December on Spike TV, but the matchup was scrapped after Guida suffered a foot injury in his recent

win over Mac Danzig.

Lightweights Nate Diaz has won five-straight contests, Diaz has racked up victories over Manny Gamburyan, Junior Assuncao, Alvin Robinson, Kurt Pellegrino, and Josh Neer since mid-2007.

A fast look at the UFC 94 Preliminary Card

Jon Fitch, No. 3-ranked welterweight who went the distance with St. Pierre in an August title bout, will fight Akihiro Gono in a prelim.

Jake O’Brien will look to rebound from back-to-back losses against fellow-heavyweight Christian Wellisch at UFC 94 on January 31st in Las Vegas.

O’Brien emerged as a heavyweight up-and-comer with three-straight victories to start his UFC career, including a victory over veteran Heath Herring, but next suffered back-to-back losses to Andrei Arlovski and Cain Velasquez, the first two defeats of his young career.

After suffering a first-round knockout to Cheick Kongo in his UFC debut Wellisch rebounded to score back-to-back UFC wins over Anthony Perosh and Scott Junk. However, he was stopped by surging heavyweight Shane Carwin in just 44-seconds at UFC 84 in May.

UFC 94 Main Card:

Georges St. Pierre (No. 1 WW, No. 2 PFP) vs. B.J. Penn (No. 1 LW, No. 4 PFP)

Lyoto Machida (No. 4 LHW) vs. Thiago Silva (No. 8 LHW)

Stephan Bonnar vs. Jon Jones

Karo Parisyan (No. 9 WW) vs. Dong Hyun Kim

Nathan Diaz vs. Clay Guida

UFC 94 Prelims:

Jon Fitch (No. 3 WW) vs. Akihiro Gono

Manny Gamburyan vs. Thiago Tavares

John Howard vs. Chris Wilson

Jake O’Brien vs. Christian Wellisch

Matt Arroyo vs. Dan Cramer

UFC 94 Results

UFC 94 gave fight fans a number of close decisions, including a controversial win for Karo Parisyan over Dong Hyun Kim. However, the top three fights on the card all delivered dominant performances by the victors with 21-year-old Jon Jones throwing Stephan Bonnar around the cage, Lyoto Machida finishing Thiago Silva, and Georges St. Pierre taking down and battering BJ Penn for four championship rounds.

Here are the complete results:

Georges St-Pierre wins by TKO stoppage (Referee) over BJ Penn at 5:00 in the 4th round. St-Pierre retains the UFC welterweight title.

Lyoto Machida wins by knock out over Thiago Silva at 4:49 in the 1st round.

-Jon Jones wins by unanimous decision over Stephan Bonnar.

-Karo Parisyan wins by split decision over Dong Hyun Kim.

-Clay Guida wins by split decision over Nate Diaz.

-Jon Fitch wins by unanimous decision over Akihiro Gono.

-Thiago Tavares wins by unanimous decision over Manny Gamburyan.

-John Howard wins by split decision over Chris Wilson.

-Jake O’Brien wins by split decision over Christian Wellisch.

-Dan Cramer wins by split decision over Matt Arroyo.

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