BJ puts on a show at UFC-107. Toquinho also wins

With a show B.J. Penn UFC-107 recently ended in Memphis. In the main fight of the night, the Hawaiian proved to be the best lightweight in the world and overpowered the tough Diego Sanches, successfully defending the UFC 70kg belt. Among the Brazilians in action at the show only Rousimar Toquinho came away with the victory, beating compatriot Lucio Linhares. Already Richard Funch and Wilson Gouveia ended up being surpassed by John hendricks e Alan belcherrespectively.

B.J. Penn vs. Diego Sanchez
With a devastating start, BJ managed to put an end to the challenger's momentum in the first few seconds of the fight. With a straight right he knocked Sanchez down and punished his opponent with strong ground and pound punches, but with a lot of energy Diego managed to get up and continue the fight. From then on the fight turned into a monologue, Sanchez trying to attack the legs without getting the takedown and BJ using his efficient boxing to punish his opponent. In the fifth round, Penn opened a deep wound on Diego's face with a high kick, forcing the referee to stop the fight.


Wilson Gouveia vs. Alan belcher
In a fight with a lot of striking, Alan belcher and Wilson Gouveia started the fight in an electrifying way. With blunt blows from side to side, the American was happier and with a strong upper hand took the Brazilian to the canvas and the fight was quickly stopped by referee Herb Dean

Rousimar Toquinho vs. Lucio Linhares
In the Brazilian duel of the night, better for Minas Gerais Rousimar Toquinho who dominated the entire first round with good takedowns and submitted Ultimate newcomer Lucio Linhares with a heel hook in the second round.


John hendricks vs. Richard Funch
In the duel of the undefeated, the American John hendricks managed to impose his game better and the Brazilian Richard Funch He ended up dominated during the three rounds, winning the unanimous decision. With the result, Ricardo recorded his first career defeat in eight fights.

Main card:
- B.J. Penn derrotou Diego Sanchez due to medical interruption in R5;
- Frank mir submitted Cheick Kongo with a guillotine choke in R1;
– Jon Fitch defeated Mike Pierce via unanimous decision by the judges;
- Kenny Florian finished Clay guida in R2;
- Stefan struve defeated Paul Buentello by judges' decision;


Preliminary Card
- Alan belcher defeated Wilson Gouveia via TKO in R1;
- Matt wiman defeated Shane Nelson via unanimous decision;
- John hendricks derrotou Richard Funch in the unanimous decision of the judges;
– Rousimar “Toquinho” submitted Lúcio Linhares with a heel hook in R2;
– DaMarques Johnson submitted Edgar Garcia with a triangle in R1;
– TJ Grant defeated Kevin Burns by TKO in R1.


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