UFC 87 Results
By Brad Marchetti, Doghouse Boxing (Aug 10, 2008) DoghouseBoxing.com  
UFC 87 results: UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre retained his title via-unanimous 5-round decision over #1 contender Jon Fitch. St. Pierre showed superior striking, speed and power as he blasted Fitch with right hands in every round. Fitch showed incredible heart as he bled profusely but hung tough. St. Pierre did pretty much what he wanted with the iron-chinned American Fitch as he mauled him from start to finish. Fitch is a tough man no question but he lacks the talent to be a champion. Georges St. Pierre was a -400 UFC betting favorite in Georges St. Pierre vs Jon Fitch.

On the undercard UFC heavyweight sensation Brock Lesnar boosted his MMA record to 2-1 with the biggest win of his career against Heath Herring. The tough Texan Herring had no answer for Lesnar's strength as he was overwhelmed in every minute of the three round fight. Lesnar was on top of Herring for most of the bout by using effective knees and strikes to pound Herring's face grotesque. Lesnar showed impressive boxing ability as he landed a monster right cross in the opening :30 seconds of the fight that almost KO'd Herring. Brock Lesnar is a UFC top-10 heavyweight contender that is improving rapidly. UFC 87 results were in accordance to the favorite Brock Lesnar winning as he was listed at -225 UFC betting odds over Heath Herring.

In a highly anticipated UFC lightweight fight between Kenny Florian vs Roger Huerta, the lanky 32-year old Florian swept a 3-round decision by scores of 30-27 on all scorecards. Florian used movement and counter strikes to thwart the aggressive Mexican Huerta's rushes. Huerta had some holes in his defense that Florian exposed with left hands from his southpaw stance. Huerta looked like the more physical fighter but Florian showed intelligent fighting and defense to earn a 3-round unanimous decision. Kenny Florian was a -155 UFC betting favorite against Huerta.

UFC 87 Results Winners:

Georges St. Pierre -400

Brock Lesnar -225

Kenny Florian -155.

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