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Jared Hamman vs. Costas Philippou

Preliminary Card | Middleweight · 185 lbs | MMA

Costas Philippou defeats Jared Hamman via KO/TKO at 3:11 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Costas Philippou
Mmaweekly large Jared "The Messenger" Hamman

Round 1

Costas Philippou Jared Hamman

"The Messenger"

8-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   13-3-0
Climbed to 9-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 13-4
+165 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -195 (Moderate Favorite)
Cy Cyprus   Nationality   Us United States
Long Island, New York   Fighting out of   Los Angeles, California
32 years, 1 week, 4 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 9 months, 3 days
185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
5'11" (181cm)   Height   6'3" (191cm)
74.5" (189cm)   Reach   75.0" (191cm)
Bellmore Kickboxing MMA   Gym   VMAT
UFC 140
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida
  • Date: Saturday 12.10.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: Air Canada Centre
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 6 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Hamman Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Philippou Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Hamman vs. Philippou Wiki Update Wiki

The sixth bout of UFC 140 featured Jared Hamman taking on Constantinos Philippou in the middleweight division.

Philippou landed some good strikes in the early exchanges of the fight. Philippou countered a leg kick with a big right hand, sending Hamman crashing backwards badly wobbled. Philippou attacked forward, looked briefly for a choke, and Hamman escaped back to his feet. Hamman ate another monster punch and again was in deep trouble. Referee John McCarthy watched closely as Hamman stumbled up to his feet, was nailed with one more punch, and the fight was called.

The official end came at 3:11 of the first round for the knockout victory for Philippou. Speaking to Joe Rogan in the post-fight interview, Philippou commented, "It was about time, this is it, this is who I am and I belong here... that's all Ray Longo right there, we've been practicing that for the past two months... this is the best day of my life."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:40 PM ET
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