Dave Herman and Jon Olav Einemo meet at heavyweight in the second fight of the pay-per-view telecast. Jon Olav Einemo is a former ADCC submission wrestling champion and is making his UFC debut. Dave Herman is a veteran of Bellator, EliteXC, and Sengoku. He is making his UFC debut. Our referee for this bout is Kevin Dornan.
ROUND 1 - Herman comes out with leg kicks. Einemo uses punches to close distance and clinch. Einemo has double unders and Herman pressed against the fence. Knee to the midsection opens Einemo up. Another to the head. And a third to the midsection. Right hand from Einemo. Herman lands a knee to the head. Right hand from Einemo. Leg kick from Herman. And another. Inside kick. Right hand grazes Herman's chin. Herman throws a knee as Einemo level changes. Herman throwing lots of kicks. Body lock from Einemo, and he brings Herman down. From half-guard into side control. Ninety seconds to work. Herman doing little to escape. Herman is able to spin and push Einemo off. Standing with 75 seconds to go. Knee to the head from Herman in the clinch. Einemo returns the favor. They trade knees to the gut in the clinch against the fence. Herman with another as they break. Right hand from Einemo, takes down Einemo as the round ends.
SBNation.com scores the round 10-9 for Dave Herman.
ROUND 2 - Einemo presses him up against the fence. Elbow from Herman as they break. Right hand lands for Einemo. And another. Herman backing away. Weird axe kick from Herman. Knee from Einemo in the clinch. Herman is hurt. Rogan says he lost his mouth piece. Herman leg kick chops Einemo down. Big punches from Herman, who steps back to let him up. Einemo lands. Herman looks hurt. BIG knee from the clinch to the head for Herman. Left hand drops him. Herman follows up with punches. Herman lets him up. Einemo with a big knee. Now Herman with knees. Big punches from Herman now. Einemo drops down to guard. Herman keeps punching until referee Dornan steps in.
UFC 131 Results: Dave Herman defeats Jon Olav Einemo by TKO (referee stoppage) at 3:19 of round 2.