UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen; Dizz Picks and Results

UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen; Dizz Picks and Results

When: Saturday, August 17, 2013
Where: TD Garden; Boston, Massachusetts
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 and Facebook

Attendance: 12,539
Live Gate: $1.53 million

Main Card (Fox Sports 1 at 8pm EST)

#8 Mauricio Rua vs. Chael Sonnen
Dizz picks: Sonnen via decision *UPSET*
Results: Chael Sonnen def. Mauricio Rua via submission (guillotine) 1st Round; 4:47
*Submission of the Night: Chael Sonnen; $50,000

#5 Alistair Overeem vs. # 8 Travis Browne
Dizz picks: Overeem via (T)KO
Results: Travis Browne def. Alistair Overeem via knockout (strikes) 1st Round; 4:08
*Knockout of the Night: Travis Browne; $50,000

#2 Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara
Dizz picks: Faber via decision 
Results: Urijah Faber def. Yuri Alcantara via unanimous decision (30-26 x 2, 30-27)

Matt Brown vs. Mike Pyle
Dizz picks: Brown via (T)KO 
Results: Mike Brown def. Mike Pyle via knockout (strikes) 1st Round; 0:29
*Knockout of the Night: Matt Brown; $50,000

Uriah Hall vs. John Howard
Dizz picks: Hall via (T)KO
Results: John Howard def. Uriah Hall via split decision (30-27 29-28, 28-29) 

Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Johnson
Dizz picks: Johnson via decision 
Results: Michael Johnson def. Joe Lauzon via unanimous decision (30-27 x 2, 30-25)

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1 at 6pm EST)

#3 Michael McDonald vs. #5 Brad Pickett
Dizz picks: McDonald via submission  
Results: Michael McDonald def. Brad Pickett via submission (triangle) 2nd Round; 3:43
*Fight of the Night: $50,000 to each fighter
*Submission of the Night: Michael McDonald; $50,000

Conor McGregor vs. Max Holloway
Dizz picks: Holloway via decision *UPSET*
Results: Conor McGregor def. Max Holloway via unanimous decision (30-27 x 2, 30-26)  

Mike Brown vs. Steven Siler
Dizz picks: Brown via decision 
Results: Steven Siler def. Mike Brown via knockout (strikes) 1st Round; 0:50 

Diego Brandao vs. Daniel Pineda
Dizz picks: Pineda via (T)KO
Results: Diego Brandao def. Daniel Pineda via unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)

Preliminary Card (Facebook at 4:30pm EST)

Manny Gamburyan vs. Cole Miller
Dizz picks: Miller via submission 
Results: Manny Gamburyan def. Cole Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x 3)

Cody Donovan vs. Ovince St. Preux
Dizz picks: St. Preux via (T)KO
Results: Ovince St. Preux def. Cody Donovan via knockout (strikes) 1st Round; 2:07

Ramsey Nijem vs. James Vick
Dizz picks: Nijem via (T)KO 
Results: James Vick def. Ramsey Nijem via submission (guillotine) 1st Round; 0:58

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