Gustaffson finishes Hamill, Mendes wins on UFC 133 SpikeTV prelims

Saturday, August 06, 2011

The new wave of light heavyweight took on a powerful veteran in the final fight of the UFC 133 undercard which were aired live on Spike TV.

Alexander Gustafsson was hoping to score the biggest victory of his career against a durable veteran in Matt Hamill and he not only won, but finished the tough wrestler.

After a very close first round that saw little action and both men cut each other, the Swedish fighter turned up the heat in the second round and began to really hurt “The Hammer” with his range and aggression.

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Rani Yahya Vs. Chad “Money” Mendes
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Rani Yahya Rani Yahya
Height 5′ 6″ (167.64 cm)
Weight 140 (63.5 kg)
Record 15-5-0
Team  

VS

Name Chad Mendes Chad Mendes
Height 5′ 5″ (165.1 cm)
Weight 145 (65.77 kg)
Record 10-0-0
Team Team Alpha Male
 
 
 
 
 
Chad Mendes def. Rani Yahya via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Alexander Gustafsson Vs. Matt “The Hammer” Hamill
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Alexander Gustafsson Alexander Gustafsson
Height 6′ 5″ (195.58 cm)
Weight 205 (92.99 kg)
Record 11-1-0
Team  

VS

Name Matt Hamill Matt Hamill
Height 6′ 0″ (182.88 cm)
Weight 230 (104.33 kg)
Record 9-3-0
Team  
 
 
 
 
 
Alexander Gustafsson def. Matt Hamill via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:34