The first fight of the night at UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem is Nam Phan vs. Jimy Hettes. This is a featherweight fight, meaning 145 pounds. This fight is airing on pay-per-view. The referee in charge of the action is Herb Dean.
ROUND 1 - Hettes opens the frame with a single leg dump. Phan stands, but Hettes is pressing him into the cage. Phan stands and Hettes sits for a guillotine off of his left hip. He lets it go, but he's unloading on Phan on top. Phan tries to roll away and Hettes takes his back. Now Hettes moves on top and Phan is taking a beating. Phan uppercuts Hettes, but as they clinch Hettes harai goshi's Phan tot he mat. And now Phan is in mount. Hettes sits out for am armbar, but Phan is trying to hang on.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-8 Hettes.
ROUND 2 - Hettes clinches again and fails on a trip. Hettes moves to half mount and is beating on Phan. A weak choke attempt from Hettes goes nowhere. In a scramble, Phan lands on top. Hettes underhooks and stands and is now pressing Phan into the fence. Outside trip from Hettes puts Phan back on the mat. As Phan stands Hettes body lock trips Phan to the mat again and now in side control. Hettes continues to throw Phan to the mat as Phan tries to stand.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Hettes.
ROUND 3 - Hettes reaches for a takedown without setup and it's stuffed. On a second attempt, an outside trip for Hettes works. Double leg scoop for Hettes also works, but again, Phan manages to stand. Hettes appears to be exhausted but is still able to muscle Phan around. Working on top, Hettes is attempting a head and arm triangle, but Phan defends. Hettes moves back to mount and Phan is just getting abused at this point.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Hettes and the fight 30-26 Hettes.
UFC 141 results: Jim Hettes defeats Nam Phan by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)
UFC 141 results: Ross Pearson defeats Junior Assuncao by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
UFC 141 results: Danny Castillo defeats Anthony Njokuani by split decision (29-28 Castillo, 29-28 Njokuani, 29-28 Castillo)
UFC 141 results: Dong Hyun Kim defeats Sean Pierson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jacob Volkmann defeats Efrain Escudero by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Diego Nunes defeats Manny Gamburyan by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)