Junior dos Santos and Shane Carwin meet in the main event of UFC 131. Junior dos Santos is perfect in six UFC fights. He outboxed Roy Nelson to a decision at UFC 117. Shane Carwin has one loss, to then-champion Brock Lesnar at UFC 116, in five UFC fights. Our referee for the bout is Herb Dean.
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ROUND 1 - Dos Santos takes the center of the cage to start. Tentative start 30 seconds in. Carwin shoots in for a single. Dos Santos defends. Carwin has him pressed against the fence. Lands a right hand over. Dos Santos with a knee. They break. Dos Santos goes to the body, Carwin counters with a short right. Dos Santos lands with a right hand. Jab and uppercut from dos Santos. Lots of respect from both men. Dos Santos over the top again. Nice jab. He has control of the center of the Octagon. He goes to the body. Carwin comes forward and eats a jab. Lead hook lands for dos Santos. Carwin shoots a single, dos Santos down for a moment, but pops right back up. Lead hook for dos Santos. Jab. To the body. Carwin not getting off. Jabs land simultaneously. Another jab for dos Santos. Body again. Carwin slowing down. Dos Santos tagging him. Carwin goes down. He's turtled up. Dos Santos landing big left hands. Carwin just covering up along the fence. Twenty seconds left. Dos Santos stands up and lands another left hand. Backs off. Carwin's face is a mess.
SBNation.com scores the round 10-8 for Junior dos Santos.