Gisteravond vond UFC 143 plaats in het Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. De Nederlander Michael Kuiper maakte zijn UFC-debuut tegen de Braziliaan Rafael Natal. De overwinning ging naar de Braziliaan Rafael Natal, hij wist te winnen op decision.

Carlos Condit verslaat Nick Diaz

De Amerikanen Nick Diaz en Carlos Condit namen het tegen elkaar op voor de UFC Interim Welterweight Championship. Carlos Condit wist deze wedstrijd te winnen door middel van een unanimous decision. Carlos Condit wist met deze overwinning ook nog een gloednieuwe Harley Davidson binnen te slepen.

Uitslagen

Main Card (Live on PPV)
Carlos Condit defeated Nick Diaz via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)
Fabricio Werdum defeated Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Josh Koscheck defeated Mike Pierce via Split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Renan Barao defeated Scott Jorgensen via Unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ed Herman defeated Clifford Starks via Submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:43

Preliminary Bouts (FX Network)
Dustin Poirier defeated Max Holloway via Submission (mounted triangle-armbar) – Round 1, 3:23
Matt Riddle defeated Henry Martinez via Split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Edwin Figueroa defeated Alex Caceres via Split decision (28-27, 27-28, 28-27)
Matt Brown defeated Chris Cope via Knockout (punches) – Round 2, 1:19

Preliminary Bouts (Facebook)
Steven Thompson defeated Dan Stittgen via Knockout (kick) – Round 1, 4:13
Rafael Natal defeated Michael Kuiper via Unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)