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UFC 133 Results: Rashad Evans Vs. Tito Ortiz Round One

Former champions Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz meet in a 205-pound showdown that serves as the UFC 133: "Evans vs. Ortiz 2" main event. The pair first met at UFC 73: "Stacked" back in 2007, battling to a draw. Evans was supposed to fight Phil Davis tonight, but he was a last minute scratch. Ortiz stepped up on short notice to serve as his replacement.

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ROUND 1 - Ortiz appears fired up to get started, pacing and bouncing furiously in his corner. The fights starts and Evans saunters out from his corner in a low stance. Ortiz fires a high kick and misses. He throws a left hook that doesn't. Evans managed to also land in the exchange. Ortiz again comes charging forward with a straight right that is blocked. Evans lands a nice right. Ortiz presses the action, backing Evans into a corner. He shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Evans quickly works to get to his feet, while Ortiz tries to improve his position. It's a stalemate, with both men expending a ton of energy. Evans gets back to his feet and Ortiz lets him go. Evans lands a nice combination. More punches from Evans. Ortiz returns fire, but seems hurt. Evans getting the better of the exchange. The action slows and the two clinch. Ortiz  delivers two knees to the midsection of Ortiz. Evans with a HUGE slam. He's immediately close to full mount and starts to ground and pound. Ortiz just covering up at this point. He moves to avoid damage. Ten seconds left, with Evans on top of Ortiz still unloading strikes. Big time action.

To read full details of round two of the fight between Evans and Ortiz, including who won and how, click here.

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