UFC 181 results: Pettis submits Melendez, Lawler wins Welterweight title

December 7, 2014

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UFC 181 results: Pettis submits Melendez, Lawler wins Welterweight title



Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 181.  The event took place tonight (Dec. 6, 2014) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC 181 features the highly-anticipated rematch between welterweight champion, Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricksand challenger “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler.

The event also featured a Lightweight scrap for the 155-pound title as champ Anthony Pettis locked horns with Gilbert Melendez.

The UFC also announced its signing of former WWE champion CM Punk who will make his debut sometime in 2015.

Scroll down to see the winners!

Robbie Lawler defeats Johny Hendricks via split decision (49-46, 48-47, 47-48)
Anthony Pettis def. Gilbert Melendez via submission (guillotine) at 1:53 of Round 2
Travis Browne def. Brendan Schaub via TKO (ground & pound) at 4:50 of Round 1
Todd Duffee def. Anthony Hamilton via KO (punch) at 0:33 of Round 1
Tony Ferguson def. Abel Trujillo via submission (RNC) at 4:19 of Round 2
Urijah Faber def. Francisco Rivera via submission (bulldog choke) at 1:34 of Round 2
Josh Samman def. Eddie Gordon via KO (headkick) at 3:08 of Round 2
Corey Anderson def. Justin Jones via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 30-26)
Raquel Pennington def. Ashlee Evans-Smith via submission (bulldog choke) at 4:59 of Round 1
Sergio Pettis def. Matt Hobar via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Clay Collard def. Alex White via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

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