The UFC headed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for UFC 101 with a headline fight being a Lightweight Championship bout between BJ Penn and Kenny Florian, with Anderson Silva v Forrest Griffin as the sub headline bout. If you don’t want to know the results, skip ahead straight to the video.
Current UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn retained his title, submitting Kenny Florian in the fourth-round of their bout at the Wachovia Center. Penn looked great from the first round, stunning Florian several times, before receiving a takedown of his own. Penn landed a rear naked choke forcing Florian to submit at 3:54 in the fourth.
UFC 101 Results:
BJ Penn defeated Kenny Florian via Rear Naked Choke in Round 4th round
Anderson Silva defeated Forrest Griffin via Knock Out in the 1st round
Johny Hendricks beat Amir Sadollah via Technical Knock Out in the 1st.
Ricardo Almeida beat Kendall Grove by Unanimous Decion
Kurt Pellegrino beat Josh Neer by Unanimous Decion
Aaron Riley beat Shane Nelson in their rematch by Unanimous Decion
John Howard beat Tamdan McCrory by Split Decision
George Sotiropoulos beat George Roop by Submission in the 2nd round
Jesse Lennox beat Danillo Villefort by Technical Knock out in the 3rd round
UFC 101 Video
Anderson Silva v Forrest Griffin Video:
BJ Penn v Kenny Florian video: