UFC 139 Preliminary Card Results: Ryan Bader Wins By Knockout

As the main card is about to get underway, the preliminary fights have wrapped up for UFC's debut show in San Jose. Ryan Bader, the former Ultimate Fighter winner, wrapped up the prelims with a victory in what many felt was a must-win fight for him following two straight losses. He was able to defeat Jason Brilz via knockout in the first round with a glancing blow to the head.

The full preliminary results as the main show gets underway:

Light heavyweight bout: Ryan Bader defeats Jason Brilz by knockout at 1:17 of round 1.

Bantamweight bout: Michael McDonald defeats Alex Soto by knockout at :56 of round 1.

Middleweight bout: Chris Weidman defeats Tom Lawlor by submission (D'arce choke) at 2:07 of round 1.

Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau defeats Rafael dos Anjos by split decision (29-28 dos Anjos, 29-28 Tibau, 30-27 Tibau)

Catchweight bout (141 lbs.): Miguel Torres defeats Nick Pace by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

Welterweight bout: Seth Baczynski defeats Matt Brown by submission (guillotine) at :42 of round 2.

Catchweight bout (158 lbs.): Danny Castillo defeats Shamar Bailey by TKO (referee stoppage) at 4:52 of round 1.

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