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Phil Harris vs. Darren Uyenoyama

Preliminary Card | Flyweight · 125 lbs | MMA

Darren Uyenoyama defeats Phil Harris via Submission at 3:38 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large Darren "BC" Uyenoyama
Phil "Billy" Harris

Uyenoyama
Submission
Round 2

7-3-0   Pro Record At Fight   21-9-0
Climbed to 8-3   Record After Fight   Fell to 21-10
-300 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +245 (Moderate Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Gb United Kingdom
San Francisco, California   Fighting out of   Portsmouth, England
32 years, 11 months, 6 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 5 months, 5 days
125.0 lbs (56.7 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   125.0 lbs (56.7 kgs)
5'6" (168cm)   Height   5'5" (165cm)
65.0" (165cm)   Reach   65.0" (165cm)
Faito Tamashii Combat Club   Gym   South Coast Submissions
UFC on FX 5
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Silva
  • Date: Friday 10.05.2012 at 08:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Nick Gamst
  • Venue: Target Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 1 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 125 lbs (56.7 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Kenny Florian
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
  • Harris Total Disclosed Pay: $8,000
  • Uyenoyama Total Disclosed Pay: $16,000
  • Event Links:

Harris vs. Uyenoyama Wiki Update Wiki

Phil Harris made his UFC debut against Darren Uyenoyama on the preliminary card of UFC on FX 5 in the flyweight division.

Round 1

After jockeying for position in the clinch for some time, Harris got a takedown and found himself defending a few submission attempts before Uyenoyama got back to his feet. Both men threw heavy strikes on the feet, with neither landing flush.

Round 2

The flyweights appeared evenly matched in the strength department but Uyenoyama eventually got a nice takedown and worked from the top. Eventually Uyenoyama took Harris's back in a scramble and drew the reluctant tap with a tight Rear Naked Choke.

The end came 3:38 into the second round, giving Uyenoyama the submission victory. Speaking with Jon Anik following the win, Uyenoyama said, "BJJ 101, taking the back. I watched Kenny Florian vs. Joe Stevenson while I was warming up and I was just trying to be like the man.

Last updated 10.05.2012, 5:39 PM ET
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Harris vs. Uyenoyama Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 968  
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Uyenoyama
85%
Harris
15%

Harris vs. Uyenoyama 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.

I'd be down! RT @JenkJiuJitsu: @insidebjj ever consider interviewing @d_uyenoyama? An OG (original grappler) for sure.
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Cage side at the UFC. #inguardwetrust #shoyoroll http://t.co/EVF3lWUF
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Just posted a photo http://t.co/tSyE8nQR
2 days
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@kennyflorian are you still planning in opening a gym in L.A.?
2 days
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Thanks RT @marcusrudyJ: Big ups to @d_uyenoyama for that win! One of the best in the UFC, don't sleep on him. #futurechamp #bjj #bonecrusher
2 days
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Steven Seagal mentIoned me In a tweet. Yes! RT @sseagal: @spilledbagofice @d_uyenoyama That would explain all the waxing.
2 days
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Thanks brotha, and thanks for the Skrap Pack support! RT @GilbertMelendez: Congrats to @d_uyenoyama on his awesome UFC performance !
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Just posted a photo http://t.co/sRc7jdqD
1 day
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A highlight from my most resent fight was getting a good luck text from my first hero Will Clark! http://t.co/oUhbXZUN
1 day
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Ramen and Coca Cola, Oh how I've missed you! #mokutanya #ramen #coke @ Mokutanya http://t.co/beN1i52u
1 day
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Let the eating begin! Again... http://t.co/OtVQbUgp
1 day
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Just posted a photo http://t.co/fBHLdKFz
21 hours
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Always Fresh with Mints! #getmints @mint_shoes @mint_shoes_sf http://t.co/V28hPNzL
5 hours
after
I was 125.4 earlier now I'm 143. http://t.co/vPI7awu5
14 hours
before
Just posted a photo http://t.co/H8qznIBN
20 hours
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Flexing my butt for Arianny. http://t.co/lKg2FRjk
21 hours
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Had to repost. Made 125 and working my way up now. Let's eat. http://t.co/vlxFxu7s
22 hours
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That's 128.0 from 152. http://t.co/IIlkty7L
1 day
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Just posted a photo http://t.co/Fus2bOs6
1 day
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Play guard 4 lIfe! Last live training session before Friday. #syrarmy #Shoyoroll @shoyoroll http://t.co/KVzgwJZR
1 day
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Signing posters that will be auctioned off to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation. #UFC #ufconfx5 #ki http://t.co/b6SnXCkE
3 days
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How can people mistake me for not being a UFC fighter. Doesn't the wool sweater and @ Wedge Community Co-op http://t.co/NnyCWShT
3 days
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The best juice bar ever! Is it weird that this excites me! @ Wedge Community Co-op http://t.co/myvD2XNw
3 days
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Tonight's dinner. There is a Brazilian BBQ literally right next to my hotel. Fn torture. http://t.co/lMimjV76
4 days
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Late lunch with the family. @ Loving Hut http://t.co/sdyOLSea
5 days
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Hella Kale! The key to the diet! Plus, not gluten or dairy. http://t.co/JmqTKQpF
5 days
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Boom! They're on their way. Another Gawakoto creation. #loveSF #scramblestuff http://t.co/wnkyqVfD
6 days
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Think of Abe sensei now. He is the epitome of a true martial artist. @abeani111 http://t.co/aVHSpTek
6 days
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It's good to have the Shooto connection here before the fight. #ftcc http://t.co/mIlqFQQf
6 days
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#ufconfx5 #ufc #chroniclelive @mint_shoes @mint_shoes_sf http://t.co/DaD8YYtH
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Just posted a photo http://t.co/IOnEmPyM
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Just posted a photo http://t.co/9S3WnCnk
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Double trouble http://t.co/sw18H9Rn
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This isn't a picture of me at 125, this is my son @sean_a_u. #UFC #ufconfx5 http://t.co/R66Mmm1v
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