Preliminary Card | Featherweight · 145 lbs | MMA
Mike Brown defeats Nam Phan via 3 Round Decision
|24-8-0||Pro Record At Fight||16-8-0|
|Climbed to 25-8||Record After Fight||Fell to 16-9|
|-230 (Moderate Favorite)||Betting Odds||+190 (Slight Underdog)|
|United States||Nationality||United States|
|Coconut Creek, Florida||Fighting out of||Little Saigon, California|
|35 years, 10 months, 1 day||Age at Fight||28 years, 4 months, 3 days|
|146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs)||Weigh-In Result||145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)|
|5'6" (168cm)||Height||5'6" (168cm)|
|70.0" (178cm)||Reach||70.0" (178cm)|
|American Top Team||Gym||Paraestra Hachioji|
- Bout Information
- Event: UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz 2
- Date: Saturday 08.06.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
- Referee: Keith Peterson
- Venue: Wells Fargo Center
- Enclosure: Octagon
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
- Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 2 of 11)
- Pro/Am: Professional
- Weight: 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
- TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
- Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
- Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
- Brown Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
- Phan Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
Brown vs. Phan Wiki Update Wiki
Brown and Phan kicked off the second bout of the evening in the featherweight division.
Brown attacked with an overhand right that missed to start the round. Brown shot in for a takedown that Phan shrugged off. Brown landed a front kick to the body and a left hook before clinching Phan against the cage and securing a takedown. Brown took Phan's back on the way to the ground and landed some hooks to the side of his opponent's head. Brown continued to land solid punches under Phan's arm as he looked to secure his hooks. Phan struggled to escape the position but Brown continued to tee off with moderate punches. Phan began to turn into Brown and Brown landed a pair of hard right hands to the nose. Phan turned around and Brown continued to attack from Phan's half guard. Brown switched to some elbows before going back to hard punches as the tempo of his assault increased. Phan got back to his feet but Brown still had him clinched against the cage and secured a takedown at the bell.
Brown shot in on a single leg near the beginning of the second and pushed Phan into the cage, where he controlled the pace before separating after a minute or so. Phan landed a good hook to the body and went to work with punching combos, landing a right hook to the face before Brown dove in on another takedown attempt. Phan managed to avoid the ground and landed another digging hook to the body. Brown attacked another takedown, but Phan displayed solid defense against the cage before Brown finally sucked him down. Phan got back to his feet with Brown clinched around his back and eventually escaped and separated. Brown landed a pair of hard right hands before getting his with a head/body combo by Phan. Phan landed a jab and an uppercut before going back to the body with hooks. Brown went back for a single leg against the cage, but Phan defended.
Phan landed a hard right hand and went back to work on the body to start the final round. Brown went on the attack with a couple right hands of his own before clinching Phan against the cage and securing a double leg takedown. Phan got back to his feet with Brown clinched on his back before turning in and forcing the separation. Brown landed a left hook. And another. Brown dove in on another takedown attempt and pushed Phan against the cage, but backed off and landed a hard left hook instead of struggling for the takedown. Brown continued to get the better of the striking exchanges before Phan came back into the fight with a left hook that landed. Brown again pushed Phan into the cage in search of a single leg. Brown switched to take the body clinch from behind Phan and Phan turned into him and continued to defend the takedown up until the bell.
The official scorecards read 29-27, 29-28, and 29-28 for Brown, giving him the decision victory.
Brown vs. Phan Fight Predictions
Brown vs. Phan Fighter Tweets
If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.
- "Finishing the Game" is a great movie. Good job Justin Lin. "He doesnt realize my true POWER, to destroy ppl w/my very presence"-Breeze Loo
- 3 days
- Just ate banh mi teo for the first time and not impressed. I like tip top and thh better.
- 3 days
- "Can't you tell, I don't dwell...things go wrong, smile still strong...can't always go right, taste sweeter with a fight"- Thao Le PN
- 2 days
- "Finishing the Game " directed by JUSTIN LIN just came in the mail today. Can't wait to watch :)
- 1 day
- @mikebrownmma Hey Mike i didn't want to lose but i'm proud of you man. You deserve everything and all of my respect.Keep knckin em dwn CHAMP
- 1 day
- Mike brown is a CHAMPION in&outside of the ring.Thanks to every1 for all of your support and i hope to do better next time.
- 1 day
- @mikebrownmma Mike brown is a CHAMPION in&outside of the ring.Thanks to every1 for all of your support and i hope to do better next time.
- 1 day
- I brought shaolin soccer, kung fu hustle, and IP man to watch while philly but there's dvd player :(
- 3 days
- Rashad Evans is a CLASS ACT !! http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/341423/Rashad-Evans-on-Late-Night-with-Jimmy-Fallon/
- 6 days
- LIFE is like building a HOUSE. If you want to make it BIG, you gotta have good foundation FIRST and build UP from there.
- 8 days
- ."Excuse me, hi I'm new on campus, can you tell me what's the quickest way to get to your heart? lol -Ma Du Staff Srgt Son
- 9 days
- check out this interview w/ 5oz pain.com http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2011/07/28/nam-phan-mike-brown-is-the-biggest-fight-of-my-career/
- 9 days
- You must have overdue library books because you've got "FINE" written all over you!- Angie Dinh
- 9 days