It seems like it’s alway the cards that fly under the radar that end up being the best events of the year, and up until the midway point UFC 105 appears to be the little card that could with beatdowns a’plenty.
UFC 105 is taking place from the Mancheester Evening News in Manchester, England, airing via tape delay in the United States on Spike TV later this evening.
Andre Winner got the party started right as he left Roli Delgado in motionless heap with a big left hook to the ribs which he followed with the deal sealing right hand to the chin in the very first round.
Swedish knockout artist and UFC newcomer Alexander Gustafsson showed exactly how he earned his nickname “The Mauler” as he dropped fellow Octagon noobie Jared Hamman with a wicked right hand and finished the fight with some good old fashioned ground and pound for first roundthe TKO victory.
Always exciting UK resident Paul Kelly was floored with a huge spinning heel kick from Denis Siver in the second round there was no coming back from. Although Kelly attempted to walk the blow off, the fight ws finished soon after when a volley of punches from Siver gave him the big TKO victory.
In other preliminary action for UFC 105, Nick Osipczak stopped Matt Riddle with strikes from the top position for the third round TKO, Terry Etim rocked Shannon Gugerty with a series of kicks standing before trapping his foe in a fight ending guillotine choke in the second round, and John Hathaway mugged Paul Taylor with superior wrestling and ground and pound from start to finish for the unanimous decision victory.