|UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch|
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||27 February 2011|
UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Sunday, 27 February 2011 at Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia. Due to the time zone difference it aired live on Saturday, 26 February in North America. This was the second UFC event held in Sydney, following the sold-out UFC 110 in 2010.
Tickets for UFC Fight Club members went on sale on 14 December 2010. UFC 127 sold out moments after going on public sale on 16 December 2010, selling faster than tickets for UFC 110, and making it the fastest-selling event, along with UFC 115, in UFC history.
ESPN UK aired the Ross Pearson vs. Spencer Fisher fight, which was confirmed by Jon Anik on MMA Live. Ion Television aired the Pearson/Fisher, Te-Huna/Gustafsson and Ring/Fukuda preliminary bouts, while the Perosh/Blackledge and Zhang/Rheinhardt preliminary bouts were streamed on the UFC's official Facebook page.
- Warburton defeated Jewtuszko via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
- Hunt defeated Tuchscherer via KO (punch) at 1:41 of round 2. This fight aired on the PPV broadcast following the Penn vs. Fitch fight.
Preliminary card (Facebook)
- Zhang defeated Reinhardt via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:48 of round 1. This fight aired on the PPV broadcast following the Ebersole vs. Lytle fight.
- Light Heavyweight bout: Anthony Perosh vs. Tom Blackledge
- Perosh defeated Blackledge via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:45 of round 1.
Preliminary card (televised)
- Ring defeated Fukuda via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
- Gustafsson defeated Te-Huna via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:27 of round 1. This fight aired on the PPV broadcast in the review of the event.
- Pearson defeated Fisher via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–28).
- Noke defeated Camozzi via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:35 of round 1.
- Ebersole defeated Lytle via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–28).
- Siver defeated Sotiropoulos via unanimous decision (29–28, 30–28, 30–27).
- Bisping defeated Rivera via TKO (punches) at 1:54 of round 2.
- Penn and Fitch fought to a majority draw (28–29, 28–28, 28–28).
Fighters were awarded $75,000 bonuses.
- Fight of the Night: Brian Ebersole vs. Chris Lytle
- Knockout of the Night: Mark Hunt
- Submission of the Night: Kyle Noke
|Anthony Perosh||Mötley Crüe||"Kickstart My Heart"||Dr. Feelgood|
|BJ Penn||Israel Kamakawiwo'ole||"Hawaii '78" into "E Ala E"||E Ala E|
|Brian Ebersole||Tom Petty||"I Won't Back Down"||Full Moon Fever|
|Chris Camozzi||Mobb Deep||"Shook Ones, Pt. II"||The Infamous|
|Chris Lytle||P.O.D.||"Lights Out"||Testify|
|Chris Tuchscherer||AC/DC||"Highway to Hell"||Highway to Hell|
|Curt Warburton||Chase & Status||"Let You Go"||No More Idols|
|Dennis Siver||Papa Roach||"Last Resort"||Infest|
|Jason Reinhardt||Sick Puppies||"You're Going Down"||Tri-Polar|
|Jon Fitch||Johnny Cash||"Rusty Cage"||Unchained|
|Jorge Rivera||Kanye West (feat. Dwele)||"Power"||My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy|
|Kyle Noke||Men At Work||"Down Under"||Business as Usual|
|Maciej Jewtuszko||Sobota||"Z buta wjeżdżam"||Sobotaz|
|Michael Bisping||Blur||"Song 2"||Blur|
|Ross Pearson||Steve Angello & Laidback Luke (feat. Robin S)||"Show Me Love"||Show Me Love|
|Spencer Fisher||Johnny Cash||"God's Gonna Cut You Down"||American V: A Hundred Highways|
|Tom Blackledge||Oasis||"Fuckin' In The Bushes"||Standing On The Shoulder of Giants|
- John Morgan. "UFC 127 draws a reported 18,186 attendees for $3.5 million live gate". MMA Junkie.
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