This will at least keep him in the UFC for now and hopefully he finally has his confidence back.
-Preliminary card fighter Glover Teixeira had the following comments: "I'm really happy a debut in the UFC feels like my debut in MMA. It was that exciting to me. I'm just so happy to be here and after Dana's speech last night I just went out there and decided to go for it. I wanted him to remember my fight, and me." -- Sent by the UFC
-Preliminary card fighter Kyle Kingsbury had the following comments: "Glover caught me with a good one and I was on the defensive from there on out. He was faster than I expected... Faster than he looked on tape." -- Sent by the UFC
-Preliminary card fighter Paul Sass had the following comments: "I thought this was a big test. I trained two to three times a day with no breaks. This is my biggest victory by far. I never get nervous for fights but today fighting in Las Vegas in the fight capital of the world at the MGM Grand I was definately nervous. I thought toward the end of the submission he might be able to slip out but I was able to seal it up and get the win."
-Preliminary card fighter Jacob Volkmann had the following comments: "What is there to take away from this fight. I had my elbows out and he got me in a triangle. Not much I can say."
Middleweight Bout: Jason Miller (185 lbs. 34-9, 1NC) vs. CB Dollaway (186 lbs. 12-5)
-Mayhem comes out in a crazy outfit. He's got a paper bag over his head with a big toothy grin drawn on it and a beige, hunting type of vest.
ROUND ONE: Mayhem rocks Dollaway and jumps into a guillotine choke. Mayhem tries to cinch it on but Dollaway is able to escape just as Rogan says Dollaway got choked out. Dollaway recovers and gets on top of Mayhem. They get back up and Dollaway takes Mayhem down. Mayhem works back to his feet. Mayhem swings hard with his punches and tries to remain the aggressor. Dollaway rocks Mayhem with a punch and Mayhem goes down. Dollaway attacks and lands some haymaker punches as Mayhem ties to move and defend. Dollaway keeps the waist of Mayhem locked. They move back toward the fence. Dollaway keeps Mayhem on the ground and neutralizes him. Dollaway turns the position over and gets full mount. Mayhem is able to turn it over and works his way back to his feet. Dollaway before the end of the round. A strong early flurry by Mayhem, but Dollaway took back control of the round as it looks like Mayhem has gassed.
SCORECARD: 10-9, CB Dollaway. Overall CB Dollaway, 10-9.
ROUND TWO: Rogan and Goldberg think Mayhem might have tweaked or blown out his knee in the first round. Dollaway lands a nice jab early in the second. Dollaway hits Mayhem with an uppercut and shoves off a takedown attempt. Mayhem rocks Dollaway with a punch, and Mayhem gives chase. Mayhem isn't able to capitalize. Dollaway recovers and takes Mayhem back to the ground and stays away from a guillotine choke. Dollaway keeps the position clinched against the fence. Mayhem tries to sprawl out of it and looks for another guillotine choke. Dollaway is able to finish the takedown. Dollaway takes back control and grinds out Mayhem on the ground. The crowd is not too happy with the lack of great activity, but Dollaway is working and landing some ground strikes. Dollaway continues working and keeps top position until the end of the round. Mayhem had some strong moments but whenever he hurts Dollaway he is unable to capitalize and finish.
SCORECARD: 10-9, CB Dollaway. Overall CB Dollaway, 20-18.
ROUND THREE: Dollaway shoots in for the takedown again. Mayhem tries to defend, but Dollaway finishes it and moves Mayhem against the fence. Dollaway traps Mayhem's hand behind the back in a handcuff position (per Joe Rogan). Dollaway continues his smother and neutralize game of Mayhem. They get back up and Dollaway yet again slams Mayhem to the ground and gets Mayhem's back. Dollaway gets full mount on the back of Mayhem. Miller is flattened out as Dollaway swings down some hammerfist punches. Mayhem continues to eat a lot of punches which he isn't defending. Dollaway goes to full mount and lays in the position until the end. The clock runs out and Dollaway has defeated Mayhem Miller.
SCORECARD: 10-9, CB Dollaway. Overall CB Dollaway, 30-27.
OFFICIAL RESULT: CB Dollaway by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-26, )
-Dollaway is with Rogan. Dollaway said the plan was to stand and trade with Mayhem and he got hurt in the second round. Dollaway mentioned he recently had hip surgery and this was a tough fight to come back to from surgery. Dollaway says what is next for him is up to the UFC.
-Prelim card fighter Dan Hardy made the following comments following his fight: It felt great out there. You can put all the work in and if it goes wrong for 15 minutes then none of it matters. I've had a bad run. I took some time off and then I changed everything - new team, new training. It feels great. When you connect with the right shot you know its over. I put my arms up in celebration a little prematurely but when he looked back up I wasn't going to let it slip away so I went in and got the finish." -- Sent by the UFC
-Prelim card fighter Duane Ludwig made the following comments: "I got reaching with my right hand. I want to get back in there as soon as possible." -- Sent by the UFC
Lightweight Bout: Edson Barboza (155 lbs. 10-0) vs. Jamie Varner (156 lbs. 19-6-1, 2NC)
ROUND ONE: Barboza lands some solid outside legkicks in the early goings. Barboza goes for a headkick, but Varner is able to catch it and takes Barboza to the ground. Varner has top position and works from the half-guard. Barboza is able to kick Varner off and gets back to his feet. Varner gets a good right hook and follows it up with a shot to the body and an overhand right. Barboza continues to land with his legkicks. Varner pushes forward and slams Barboza to the ground. Varner continues to be the aggressor. Varner lands more punches. Barboza is stunned and... (Continues on next page)