Last August 17, 2013 in the main event of UFC Fight Night 26, Chael Sonnen defeated Mauricio Rua, “Shogun,” via 1st Round Submission by guillotine choke in a light heavyweight bout.

In the co-main event, Travis Browne defeated Alistair Overeem via 1st Round Knock Out by front kick and punches in a heavyweight match.

Other Main Card Results (Fox Sports 1):

  • Bantamweight: Urijah Faber defeated Iuri Alcantara via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27).
  • Welterweight: Matt Brown defeated Mike Pyle via KO (punches) at 0:29 of round 1.
  • Middleweight: John Howard defeated Uriah Hall via Split Decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29).
  • Lightweight: Michael Johnson defeated Joe Lauzon via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25).

Preliminary Fight Card (Fox Sports 1):

  • Bantamweight: Michael McDonald defeated Brad Pickett via Submission (triangle choke) at 3:43 of round 2.
  • Featherweight: Conor McGregor defeated Max Holloway via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26).
  • Featherweight: Steven Siler defeated Mike Brown via KO (punches) at 0:50 of round 1.
  • Featherweight: Diego Brandao defeated Daniel Pineda via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).

Preliminary (Facebook/YouTube):

  • Featherweight: Manvel Gamburyan defeated Cole Miller via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).
  • Light Heavyweight: Ovince St. Preux defeated Cody Donovan via KO (punches) at 2:07 of round 1.
  • Lightweight: James Vick defeated Ramsey Nijem via Submission (guillotine Choke) at 0:58 of round 1.

Bonus Awards ($50,000 each fighter)

  • Fight of the Night: McDonald vs Pickett
  • Knockout of the Night: Travis Browne and Matt Brown
  • Submission of the Night: Michael McDonald and Chael Sonnen

Check out the UFC Fight Night 26 Post-Fight Press Conference Interview:

Related Video: Shogun vs Sonnen fight.


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