UFC 127 Results: Jon Fitch vs B.J. Penn Resulted to a Majority Draw

By on Feb 27, 2011 in Australia, Mixed Martial Arts, Sports, World Comments

The fight between Jon Fitch and B.J. Penn in UFC 127 resulted to a majority draw. One judge had it at 29-28 for Fitch, but the other two judges made it a majority draw with a score of 28-28. UFC fans in Sydney, Australia were said to be disappointed and booed the decision.

UFC 127: Penn vs Fitch
Jon Fitch strikes BJ Penn at UFC 127
Photo Credit: Daniel Herbertson, FanHouse

According to reports, Fitch controlled most of the fight and Penn even acknowledged afterward that he thought he had lost.

“I think I did enough to win at least a split decision. I want the title more than anything, but at the end of the day we don’t make the decisions. … I’m here to fight, I’m here to fight the best. If my 13 wins in the UFC already isn’t enough to put me in for a title shot, I’m ready to prove myself more, ” Fitch was quoted saying.

“Since the gods were nice to me and gave me a draw, if he wants to do it again I’ll do it again,” Penn was quoted saying.

Meanwhile, here is the rest of the UFC 127 results as published in MMAFighting.com :

Pay-Per-View Bouts
B.J. Penn vs. Jon Fitch ruled a majority draw
Michael Bisping def. Jorge Rivera via second-round TKO
Dennis Siver def. George Sotiropoulos via unanimous decision
Brian Ebersole def. Chris Lytle via unanimous decision
Kyle Noke def. Chris Camozzi via submission (rear-naked choke)

Preliminary Bouts
Ross Pearson def. Spencer Fisher via unanimous decision)
Alexander Gustafsson def. James Te Huna via submission (rear-naked choke)
Nick Ring def. Riki Fukuda via unanimous decision
Anthony Perosh def. Tom Blackledge via submission (rear-naked choke)
Tiequan Zhang def. Jason Reinhardt via submission (guillotine)
Mark Hunt def. Chris Tuchscherer via knockout — second round, 1:41
Curt Warburton def. Maciej Jewtuszko via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)



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