UFC 122 Results: Marquardt vs. Okami Fight Highlights – Yushin Okami of Japan defeated Nate Marquardt of the United States via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27). The Middleweight bout between the two top fighters was the main feature of UFC 122 held at König Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany. UFC 122 was aired on the same day, via tape delay, on Spike TV in the U.S.
However, international fans of UFC and MMA had been mixed in watching since the major sports event during the day was the Manny Pacquiao vs Antonio Margarito WBC Super Welterweight championship. Despite that millions of viewers worldwide on television and on the arena watch every match scheduled for UFC 122.
UFC 122 is the UFC’s second mixed martial arts event in Germany and also second in continental Europe. MMA has been met with severe criticism by German media, which led to the banning of minors from the first German UFC event.
Here are the UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami Results,
Welterweight bout: Kris McCray vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha. Rocha defeated McCray via submission (kneebar) at 2:36 of round 1.
Light Heavyweight bout: Seth Petruzelli vs. Karlos Vemola. Vemola defeated Petruzelli via TKO (punches) at 3:46 of round 1.
Middleweight bout: Kyle Noke vs. Rob Kimmons. Noke defeated Kimmons via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:33 of round 2.
Welterweight bout: Pascal Krauss vs. Mark Scanlon. Krauss defeated Scanlon via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Light Heavyweight bout: Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Alexandre Ferreira. Matyushenko defeated Ferreira via TKO (elbows) at 2:20 of round 1.
Welterweight bout: Duane Ludwig vs. Nick Osipczak. Ludwig defeated Osipczak via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28).
Light Heavyweight bout: Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Goran Reljic. Soszynski defeated Reljic via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Welterweight bout: Amir Sadollah vs. Peter Sobotta. Sadollah defeated Sobotta via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Lightweight bout: Dennis Siver vs. Andre Winner. Siver defeated Winner via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:37 of round 1.
Middleweight bout: Nate Marquardt vs. Yushin Okami. Okami deafeated Marquardt via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).