UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller

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UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller
UFC on FOX 3.jpg
The poster for UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller.
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateMay 5, 2012
VenueIZOD Center
CityEast Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance10,788[1]
Total gate$1,100,000[1]
Event chronology
UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier

UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller (also known as UFC on Fox 3) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on May 5, 2012 at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.[2]

Background[edit]

Dennis Hallman was expected to face Tony Ferguson at the event, but Hallman was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Thiago Tavares.[3] Tavares himself was also forced from the bout with an injury and replaced by Michael Johnson.[4]

Darren Uyenoyama was expected to face John Dodson at the event, but Uyenoyama was forced out of the bout and was replaced by promotional newcomer Tim Elliott.[5]

Johnny Bedford was expected to face Nick Denis at the event, but Bedford was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Roland Delorme.[6]

During the official weigh ins, John Lineker failed to make the flyweight limit, coming in one pound over. Lineker was fined and his bout with Louis Gaudinot was contested at a catchweight of 127 lbs.[7]

Results[edit]

Main Card (Fox)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Nate Diaz def. Jim Miller Submission (guillotine choke) 2 4:09
Welterweight Johny Hendricks def. Josh Koscheck Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Alan Belcher def. Rousimar Palhares TKO (punches and elbows) 1 4:18
Heavyweight Lavar Johnson def. Pat Barry TKO (punches) 1 4:38
Preliminary card (Fuel TV)
Lightweight Michael Johnson def. Tony Ferguson Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Flyweight John Dodson def. Tim Elliott Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Welterweight John Hathaway def. Pascal Krauss Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Catchweight (127lb) Louis Gaudinot def. John Lineker Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 2 4:54
Lightweight Danny Castillo def. John Cholish Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Dennis Bermudez def. Pablo Garza Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (Facebook)
Bantamweight Roland Delorme def. Nick Denis Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:59
Middleweight Karlos Vemola def. Mike Massenzio Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:07


Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $65,000 bonuses.[8]

  • Fight of the Night: Louis Gaudinot vs. John Lineker
  • Knockout of the Night: Lavar Johnson
  • Submission of the Night: Nate Diaz

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "UFC on FOX 3 draws a reported 10,788 attendance for $1.1 million live gate". mmajunkie.com. May 5, 2012. Archived from the original on June 9, 2012.
  2. ^ "UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller". ufc.com. February 28, 2012. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
  3. ^ "Tavares replaces injured Hallman, faces Ferguson at UFC on Fox 3". mmajunkie.com. March 16, 2012. Archived from the original on March 17, 2012. Retrieved March 16, 2012.
  4. ^ "Thiago Tavares out, Tony Ferguson now meets Michael Johnson on UFC on FOX 3". mmajunkie.com. March 29, 2012. Archived from the original on March 30, 2012. Retrieved March 29, 2012.
  5. ^ "Tim Elliott replaces Darren Uyenoyama, meets John Dodson at UFC on FOX 3". mmajunkie.com. April 17, 2012. Archived from the original on July 28, 2012. Retrieved April 17, 2012.
  6. ^ Helwani, Ariel (April 18, 2012). "Roland Delorme Replaces Johnny Bedford Against Nick Denis at UFC on FOX 3". mmafighting.com. Retrieved April 18, 2012.
  7. ^ "UFC on FOX 3 weigh-in results: Miller and Diaz on weight, Lineker fined". MMAJunkie.com. May 4, 2012. Archived from the original on May 5, 2012. Retrieved May 4, 2012.
  8. ^ "UFC on FOX 3 bonuses: Johnson, Diaz, Gaudinot and Lineker earn $65K awards". mmajunkie.com. May 5, 2012. Archived from the original on July 11, 2012.