UFC Fight Night: Florian vs. Gomi, also referred to as UFC Fight Night 21 was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on March 31, 2010 at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina,[2] This was the third time the UFC held an event in Charlotte, and the first since UFC 5.


The event was the third UFC event in under two weeks along with UFC LIVE: Vera vs. Jones and UFC 111. The event also served as the lead-in program for The Ultimate Fighter 11.

A blackout occurred in the Bojangles Coliseum when Roy Nelson vs. Stefan Struve was being announced.

Results Edit

Preliminary card Edit

Brenneman defeated High via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Harris defeated Miranda via TKO (punches) at 4:49 of round 1.
Okami defeated Linhares via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 2:47 of round 2.
Tibau defeated Uno via TKO (punches) at 4:13 of round 1. This bout aired on the live Spike broadcast following the Quarry vs. Rivera fight.
Lentz defeated Emerson via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28).
Volkmann defeated Torres via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27).
Winner defeated Oliveira via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).

Main card Edit

Pearson defeated Siver via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Rivera defeated Quarry via TKO (punches) at 0:29 of round 2.
Nelson defeated Struve via KO (punches) at 0:39 of round 1.
Florian defeated Gomi via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:52 of round 3.

Bonus awards Edit

Fighters were awarded $30,000 bonuses.[3]

  • Fight of the Night: England flag Ross Pearson vs. Germany flag Dennis Siver
  • Knockout of the Night: United States flag Roy Nelson
  • Submission of the Night: United States flag Kenny Florian

Notes and references Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "UFC Fight Night 21 draws 7,700 attendance for $590,685 live gate", retrieved from, URL accessed April 4, 2010
  2. "UFC Fight Night Florian vs. Gomi", retrieved from, URL accessed April 4, 2010
  3. "UFC Fight Night 21 bonuses: Florian, Nelson, Pearson, Siver earn $30K awards", retrieved from, URL accessed April 4, 2010

External links Edit

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