UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami was held on November 13, 2010 at König Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany. A massive crowd of 8,421 filled the arena to see Yushin Okami and Nate Marquardt battle it out to see who will be the number one contender to the UFC middleweight title.
The event was marked with early drama as an illness forced Alessio Sakara out of his co-main event bout with Jorge Rivera while the prelims were taking place and the fight was scrapped from the card.
The nights also saw Australian Kyle Noke take on Rob Kimmons in a welterweight bout in the prelims. Kyle “KO” Noke defeated Kimmons by rear-naked chock submission at 1:33 of Round 2.
Results from the main card are:
Duane Ludwig vs. Nick Osipczak
Ludwig defeated Osipczak via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28).
Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Goran Reljic
Soszynski defeated Reljic via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Amir Sadollah vs. Peter Sobotta
Sadollah defeated Sobotta via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Dennis Siver vs. Andre Winner
Siver defeated Winner via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:37 of round 1.
Nate Marquardt vs. Yushin Okami
Okami deafeated Marquardt via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27). Yushin Okami will now take on the UFC 126 winner of the Anderson Silva vs Vitor Belfort fight for a shot at the UFC middleweight title.
Fighters were awarded $60,000 bonuses:
Fight of the Night: Pascal Krauss vs. Mark Scanlon
Knockout of the Night: Karlos Vemola
Submission of the Night: Dennis Siver
The next UFC event is UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida on November 21 (aus).