UFC 86: Griffin vs. Jackson – Card Results

UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin

Yesterday was an exciting night at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, NV as the UFC put on an event that was for the ages.  A night that did not disappoint on any level – unless you were a fan of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.  On Friday, I wrote an article that offered analysis and predictions for UFC 86; below are the results and my predictions for the card on Saturday night (and truth be told, I am a bit proud of myself):

  • Quinton Jackson vs. Forrest GriffinForrest Griffin defeats Quinton Jackson by unanimous decision.  My prediction – Forrest Griffin defeats Quinton Jackson, 4th round.
  • Patrick Cote vs. Ricardo AlmeidaPatrick Cote wins by split decision.  My prediction – Patrick Cote defeats Ricardo Almeida, 2nd round.
  • Joe Stevenson vs. Gleison TibauJoe Stevenson defeats Gleison Tibau (submission – choke), 2:57 of 2nd round.  My prediction – Joe Stevenson defeats Gleison Tibau, split decision.
  • Josh Koscheck vs. Chris LytleJosh Koscheck defeats Chris Lytle by unanimous decision.  My prediction – Josh Koscheck defeats Chris Lytle, late 1st round.
  • Tyson Griffin vs. Marcus Aurelio – Tyson Griffin defeats Marcus Aurelio, unanimous decision.  My prediction – Tyson Griffin defeats Marcus Aurelio, 2nd round.
  • Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Justin McCullyGabriel Gonzaga defeats Justin McCully (armbar – kimura), 1:57 of 1st round.  My prediction – Gabriel Gonzaga defeats Justin McCully, late 1st round.
  • Jorge Gurgel vs. Cole MillerCole Miller defeats Jorge Gurgel (submission – choke), 4:48 of 3rd round.  My prediction – Cole Miller defeats Jorge Gurgel, unanimous decision.
  • Melvin Guillard vs.Dennis SiverMelvin Guillard defeats Dennis Siver (Knockout), 0:36 of first round.  My prediction – Dennis Siver defeats Melvin Guillard, unanimous decision.
  • Corey Hill vs. Justin Buchholz – Justin Buchholz defeats Corey Hill (submission, rear-naked choke), 3:57 of 2nd round.  My prediction – Corey Hill defeats Justin Buchholz, mid-2nd round.
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