10,275 spectators filled the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday to witness UFC 156: Edgar vs. Aldo, generating a $2.437 million gate.

Featherweight champion Jose Aldo defended his belt with a unanimous decision win over former UFC lightweight titleholder Frankie Edgar in the main event of the eleven-fight card.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira defeated former UFC light heavyweight titleholder Rashad Evans in the co-main event, eliminating any hope for Evans to drop to middleweight and face pound-for-pound kingpin Anderson Silva next.

Antonio “Big Foot” Silva stopped highly regarded striker Alistair Overeem by TKO on the under card.  Overeem was all but guaranteed a title shot with a win.  Silva had other plans.

UFC 156: Edgar vs. Aldo Results:

Main Card (on Pay-Per-View):
-Jose Aldo def. Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
-Antonio Rogerio Nogueira def. Rashad Evans by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
-Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva def. Alistair Overeem by KO at :25, R3
-Demian Maia def. Jon Fitch by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Joseph Benavidez def. Ian McCall by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (on FX):
-Evan Dunham def. Gleison Tibau by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
-Tyron Woodley def. Jay Hieron by KO at :36, R1
-Bobby Green def. Jacob Volkmann by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:25, R3
-Isaac Vallie-Fla3gg def. Yves Edwards by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (on Facebook):
-Dustin Kimura def. Chico Camus by submission (rear naked choke) at 1:50, R3
-Francisco Rivera def. Edwin Figueroa by TKO at 4:20, R2

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