Evans finishes off Ortiz
Evans and Ortiz fought for the second time, as the two fought to a draw in a previous meeting. This time around, Evans dominated the contest, landing a number of big punches to Ortiz before finishing the fight with a big knee to Ortiz’ sternum that was followed up by a series of punches. The referee was then forced to stop the fight.
According to oddsmakers, Evans had a money line of -450 to win. That means a wager of $450 on Evans will pay out an additional $100.
In the co-main event, Vitor Belfort knocked out Yoshihiro Akiyama in the first round of their middleweight contest. Belfort had an explosive striking outburst in the middle of the round that left Akiyama unconscious on his face. Belfort had odds of -300 to win the contest.
For complete results from the main card of UFC 133, see below.
UFC 133 Main Card Results
Rashad Evans (-450) def. Tito Ortiz by second round TKO (4:48)
Vitor Belfort (-300) def. Yoshihiro Akiyama by first round KO (1:52)
Brian Ebersole (-115) def. Dennis Hallman by first round TKO (4:28)
Constantinos Philippou (+140) def. Jorge Rivera by split decision
Rory MacDonald (-275) def. Mike Pyle by first round TKO (3:54)