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
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ROUND 3 - Dos Santos jabs. Shane rushes in for a single. Dos Santos defends, but ends up on the floor. He uses the fence to stand up. Carwin breathing out of his mouth. Dos Santos with a knee to the midsection to break. Carwin bounces. Lead left hook just misses for dos Santos. They trade jabs. Carwin swings wildly with his right. And his left. He's tired here. Jab from dos Santos. Goes to the body. Jab. Two. Straight right. Carwin is too slow here. Misses with a left hand. Dos Santos misses with a right. Jab. Left hook stuns Carwin briefly. Jab sends his head back. Carwin is flat-footed. Dos Santos misses with an overhand right. Left hand, right hand follows. Ninety seconds left, and Carwin needs to land something flush. Jab. Blood trickling down Carwin's face again. Herb Dean calls time to call the doctor over. Just over sixty seconds left. Carwin breathing heavy. Carwin tells the doctor he can see. Doctor tells Herb Dean that Carwin is OK. Restart with sixty seconds on the clock. Dos Santos steps forward and puts Carwin on his back. Carwin pushes away with his feet. Thirty seconds. Dos Santos lands a combination. Changes levels and just dumps Carwin on his back as time expires.
SBNation.com scores the round 10-9 for Junior dos Santos, and awards him the bout 30-27.
UFC 131 Results: Junior dos Santos defeats Shane Carwin by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26).