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UFC on FUEL TV 4 results and LIVE fight coverage for 'Munoz vs Weidman' on July 11 in San Jose


It's almost time.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is all set to pop off with its upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 4 fight card scheduled for the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, TONIGHT (Wednesday, July 11, 2012).

UFC on FUEL TV 4 will feature a middleweight bout with what could be serious title implications, as Mark Munoz looks to build on his four fight win streak against the undefeated but mostly untested Chris Weidman.

The co-feature of the evening will see the return of Joey Beltran, who takes on James Te Huna in a light heavyweight battle. Other action on the card will see Aaron Simpson square off against Kenny Robertson. will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Wed., July 11, 2012), which is slated to air at 8 p.m. ET on FUEL TV. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 5:00 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" bouts on Facebook.

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Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps and post-fight analysis after "Munoz vs. Weidman."

Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC on FUEL TV 4 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)


Main Event:

185 lbs.: Chris Weidman def. Mark Munoz via TKO (elbow + punches) at 1:37 of round two

Main Card (FUEL TV):

205 lbs.: James Te Huna def. Joey Beltran via unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Aaron Simpson def. Kenny Robertson via unanimous decision
205 lbs.: Francis Carmont def. Karlos Vemola via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:39 of round two
135 lbs.: T.J. Dillashaw def. Vaughan Lee via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:33 of round one
155 lbs.: Rafael dos Anjos def. Anthony Njokuani via unanimous decision

Preliminary Card (Facebook):

135 lbs.: Alex Caceres def. Damacio Page via submission (triangle) at 1:27 of round two
125 lbs.: Chris Cariaso def. Josh Ferguson via unanimous decision
185 lbs.: Andrew Craig def. Rafael Natal via KO (head kick) at 4:52 of round two
170 lbs.: Marcelo Guimaraes def. Dan Stittgen via split decision
135 lbs.: Raphael Assuncao def. Issei Tamura via TKO (strikes) at 0:25 of round two

Hemmi here!

Mark Munoz vs. Chris Weidman (185-pound limit):

Round one: Weidman takes the center of the cage at first and throws a push kick which misses. Head kick from Weidman is blocked and he shoots for a takedown immediately, putting Munoz on his back and passing to side control right away. Munoz gets on all fours and Weidman threatened to take his back but Munoz gets to his feet. Weidman attacks Munoz with knees to the head and Munoz drops to the ground to avoid the strikes. Weidman has a nice head lock here and he's out muscling Munoz. Weidman attacks with a guillotine and drops some elbows on Munoz and he's just having his with with Munoz on the ground right here. Weidman attacks with a Kimura but Munoz is defending for now. Weidman is looking amazing here. Munoz scrambles to his knees and Weidman goes right back to the head lock. Weidman attacks with a choke and tries to pass to mount with a guillotine but Munoz avoids it. Despite this, Weidman is all over Munoz so far. Weidman passes to full mount and he's got a guillotine but Munoz escapes out the back door. before Munoz can get to his feet, Weidman presses forward and takes him down again. Munoz gets to his feet and Weidman has a back body lock which he keeps until the horn sounds. 10-9 Weidman

Round two: Weidman score a takedown immediately and passes to side control within 10 seconds. Munoz just looks slow here. Munoz turtles and escapes to his feet and presses forward with a big right hand which backs Weidman off. Huge right hand misses for Munoz and Weidman smashes him with an elbow on the way in. Munoz goes down and he's in big, big trouble. He's covering up and Weidman just mashes him with huge ground and pound on the ground and the referee lets Munoz take about 3 or 4 shots too many. That was incredibly impressive from Weidman.

Final results: Chris Weidman defeats Mark Munoz via TKO (elbow and punches) at 1:37 of round two

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James Te Huna vs. Joey Beltran (205-pound limit):

Round one: Big right hand gets things started from Te Huna and Beltran is wading forwards. He nails Beltran and backs him into the fence, pouring it on a bit. Beltran is moving backwards and eating shots. He's got to watch out for that huge right hand from Te Huna. Another big right hand connects for Te Huna and Beltran is definitely on notice. Te Huna blasts Beltran and is just pounding him with 30 seconds left in the round. He's swarming and Beltran is down. Te Huna is in full mount and Beltran works his way back to his feet. Te Huna catches Beltran and just starts UNLOADING with huge flurries of strikes and Beltran survives until the final horn but just barely. 10-8 Te Huna

Round two: Te Huna comes out aggressively stalking and Beltran fires off a head kick. Te Huna presses forward and he's being the aggressor but not throwing as often. Beltran wings some big punches and Te Huna uses his momentum against him by taking him down easily. Te Huna is in Beltran's full guard and drops a few big right hands at the midway point of the fight. The ref stands them up with two minutes left and Te Huna wings some big hooks which back Beltran off. Body kick from Beltran and Te Huna drops down with a slick combination to the body. Te Huna's right hand is landing every time he throws it. Te Huna with a push kick to the body and Beltran lands a big left hand which rocks Te Huna right before the horn. 10-9 Te Huna anyways

Round three: Beltran comes out aggressively and Te Huna swarms him with some big left hands which back him off. Beltran is taking a ton of punishment this fight. That dude is inhuman. Beltran clinches against the fence and he's looking for a takedown. Beltran throws some nice left hands and some elbows and Te Huna drops down for a takedown but can't get it. Beltran throws a nice combination and Te Huna responds with a takedown landing in Beltran's full guard. Te Huna hanging on and can't do much damage as Beltran works his way back to his feet but Te Huna blasts him with huge shots on the way up. Te Huna takes Beltran down again but can't keep him there. They exchange and Te Huna connects with a nice right hand. Te Huna with a takedown attempt but he can't drive through with it and he has Beltran pressed into the fence in the clinch. Beltran fends him off and now Beltran shoots in for a takedown with a minute left to work. Te Huna gets to his knees trying to work back to his feet and Beltran is clinching strong. Te Huna is very tired and Beltran lands a nice elbow. They trade and Te Huna connects with a nice left hook. Te Huna is backing off and both men throw bombs until the horn. 10-9 Beltran

Final results: James Te Huna defeats Joey Beltran via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

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Aaron Simpson vs. Kenny Robertson (170-pound limit):

Round one: Both men come out trading strikes and Robertson presses forward with a body lock as they clinch against the fence. They jockey for position along the fence and Simpson throws a knee on the break. Simpson swarms Robertson and throws a big combination before clinching against the fence. Knee from Simpson and Robertson has a cut on his forehead. Simpson scores a takedown and then another but Robertson reverses them beautifully and pops back to his feet. Nice left hand from Robertson and both men trade strikes before clinching again. They trade strikes in the clinch and Simpson hunts for a takedown but can't get it and Robertson takes inside position. Now Robertson drops down for a takedown and Simpson avoids it and grabs a reverse body lock. Huge knees to the thigh for Simpson and he dumps Robertson on the canvas. Robertson is turtled and Simpson can't take advantage as he pops to his feet but Simpson drops him to the ground again. They get back to their feet and wing hooks until the horn. 10-9 Simpson

Round two: Simpson closes the distance right away and attacks with some knees from behind. Robertson is battling him and trying to attack with a Kimura counter and Robertson is working to fend him off. Big knee to the thigh from Simpson. Robertson throws a wild strike and Simpson uses it to take him down with easy. Robertson gets back up and throws a spinning back fist but it misses and Simpson scores with another takedown. They're in a strange position here as Simpson is in reverse mount and Robertson scrambles looking for a leg lock from bottom. Big right hands from Simpson and Robertson turtles. Simpson is riding him and dropping big punches from behind. It looks like Robertson is gassed. 10-9 Simpson

Round three: They start out standing and Robertson looks slow. He's definitely tired. Robertson shoots for a takedown and Simpson avoids it easily, responding with a takedown of his own. Simpson drags Robertson to the ground and he's on top of a turtled Robertson. Simpson drops some punches and Simpson attacks with an inverted triangle but Robertson avoids it. Robertson gets back to his feet but Simpson slams him to the canvas. Simpson is inside Robertson's guard and he postures up, dropping some big punches. He's winning handily and still pushing the action which is a good sign. Simpson is hunting for an arm and just pounds away on Robertson here with 10 seconds left. Simpson is unloading on Robertson until the final horn. 10-8 Simpson

Final results: Aaron Simpson defeats Kenny Robertson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

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Francis Carmont vs. Karlos Vemola (205-pound limit):

Round one: Vemola comes out with a pawing jab and he shoots in for a takedown but gets stuffed easily by Carmont. Vemola turns the corner and scores a takedown with a body lock into side control but Carmont retains full guard. Carmont reverses and gets back to his feet and Vemola pushes Carmont into the fence with a standing guillotine choke. Carmont counters by turning into Vemola and pressing him into the fence and Vemola is just wasting energy right now I think. Carmont gives the thumbs up and he's on top as Vemola finally lets go of the submission. Carmont is in side control and Vemola pushes off the cage trying to escape but can't at the midway point of the round. Carmont attacks with an American and he passes to mount. Vemola's arm is getting torqued badly but he escapes the position and Carmont is back in half guard on top. Vemola escapes danger and jumps with a guillotine again. Vemola is really squeezing this bu Carmont hasn't tapped and now he's just wasting energy again. Carmont escapes and throws some punches from above at the end of the round. 10-9 Carmont

Round two: Huge front kick from Carmont cracks Vemola on the jaw and he walks right through it. Vemola presses Carmont into the fence and Carmont attacks with a guillotine but Vemola escapes and briefly lands on top. Carmont pops back to his feet and Vemola presses him into the fence. Carmont drops down into the full crucifix, what a beautiful counter from Carmont and Vemola taps. Wow! That was amazing!

Final results: Francis Carmont defeats Karlos Vemola via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:39 of round two

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T.J. Dillashaw vs. Vaughan Lee (135-pound limit):

Round one: Dillashaw presses forward with his striking, backing Lee up against the fence but Lee is countering nicely. I'm surprised Dillashaw hasn't shot in to take him down yet. Big kick misses for Dillashaw and he almost falls off balance. Lee tries to throw a big strike but Dillashaw shoots in and takes him down with authority. Lee scrambles to his feet but Dillashaw takes his back standing. After working for a rear naked choke, Dillashaw squeezes tightly, I don't think he even has it fully sunk but Lee taps out from the pressure on the jaw.

Final results: T.J. Dillashaw defeats Vaughan Lee via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:33 of round one

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Rafael dos Anjos vs. Anthony Njokuani (155-pound limit):

Round one: Dos Anjos comes out stalking Njokuani and flashes a front kick. Both men trade leg kicks and Njokuani snaps off a head kick which is blocked. Big left hand from dos Anjos catches Njokuani on the chin and rocks him. Dos Anjos shoots in and takes Njokuani down. They struggle and Njokuani gets back to his feet but dos Anjos puts him on his back again. Njokuani uses the cage to get back to his feet and they reset. Dos Anjos presses forward aggressively and he's not respecting Njokuani's stand-up. I hope that doesn't come back to bite him. Big leg kick from dos Anjos and he throws a nice combination which backs Njokuani up. Dos Anjos shoots in and presses Njokuani into the fence, connecting with heavy knees. They reset again and land nothing significant until the horn sounds. 10-9 dos Anjos

Round two: Strong leg kick from dos Anjos to get things started and Njokuani fires back with more of a sense of urgence with punches and kicks. Solid right hand from dos Anjos and he shoots in for a big takedown, dumping Njokuani on his back but yet again he can't keep him there. Dos Anjos has a reverse body lock and transitions to a front lock. Njokuani again bounces back to his feet after dos Anjos puts him down. Finally, dos Anjos puts Njokuani on his back and he's in Njokuani's half guard. Dos Anjos tries to pass and Njokuani explodes to his feet. Dos Anjos is really working for another takedown and his persistance pays off as he dumps Njokuani on his back again. Dos Anjos is working for a guillotine choke but bails on it and escapes to his feet right before the horn. 10-9 dos Anjos

Round three: Dos Anjos is circling and playing it safe early, perhaps feeling he has the fight in the bag. Njokuani is stalking and throwing some punches and leg kicks. Dos Anjos finally turns up the aggression and presses forward with his striking. He shoots for a takedown and lifts Njokuani over his head but Njokuani avoids the takedown and pops right back to his feet. Dos Anjos is relentless and he shoots in again, this time lifting Njokuani up and dropping him to the canvas with authority into half guard. Njokuani scrambles but dos Anjos shuts him down. A couple short elbows land form dos Anjos and Njokuani pops back to his feet with 15 seconds left. They jockey for position in the final 10 seconds along the fence. 10-9 dos Anjos

Final results: Rafael dos Anjos defeats Anthony Njokuani via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

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Haggerty here!

Alex Caceres vs. Damacio Page (135-pound limit):

Round one: Page rushes in and misses on a takedown. Caceres circles off and lands a spinning back kick. Page clinches up for a bodylock takedown in the center of the cage. Page postures up. Caceres using upkicks to create space. Caceres throws up a triangle attempts from the bottom as Page rushes into the guard. Page on top and Caceres still very active off his back. Page stands up again and hovers over him, looking to land some ground and pound .Page with a nice body-head combo from inside the guard. Page back up. Caceres with an upkick to the body. Page lunges into the guard again. Caceres ties him up and goes for a triangle that looked tight for a second, but Page was able to get free. Page still playing around inside the guard. The risk vs. reward factor makes it seem odd that Page is staying here. Caceres continues o transition from one attempt to another off his back. Page will probably win this round if it continues this way, but he puts himself in danger of being submitted at every turn. Caceres controls the wrist. And now he's got it. A deep triangle attempt! Caceres rolls him over for an armbar attempt! Page gets free, but it was very close to being over. Puzzlingly, Page decides to remain in this position. Caceceres controls the arm again, and throws up the triangle attempt once more as the horn sounds. No one in the world will agree with me, but I'm giving the round to Caceres, 10-9.

Round two: Good leg kick by Caceres, answered by a left hook from Page. Flying knee by Caceres, lands as Page pushes through it and gets the takedown. Page back inside the guard, and I just think this is foolish. Page did very little damage in round one, and barely escaped two super deep submission attempts. It's really just a matter of time before Caceres is able to use those long arms and legs to get a finish. Very weird strategy. Caceres has the triangle. It's very deep. And it's over. Page is going to have watch some serious fight film after this one. Some of the worst gameplanning and technique I've ever seen. He totally giftwrapped the submission for Caceres.

Final results: Alex Caceres via submission (triangle) at 1:27 of round two

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Chris Cariaso vs. Josh Ferguson (125-pound limit):

Round one: Ferguson charges ahead with a flurry of punches and then ties him up. Cariaso reverses against the fence. Cariaso with the takedown, Ferguson has a hold of a leg and Cariaso slips out and back to center. Good left hand by Cariaso then a big right. Ferguson falls to the mat. Cariaso jumps on top of him. Cariaso using ground and pound, then oddly lets him back up, perhaps thinking his advantage is on the feet and not on the ground. Cariaso ties up and lands a knee. Ferguson drops down for a takedown attempt and gets it. Ferguson on top with two and a half minutes left. Half guard for Cariaso. Ferguson tries to pass the guard, all the while trying to sink in a guillotine. Cariaso using the fence to try and avoid being submitted. Cariaso wall walks back up but eats an uppercut on the way back up. Big left hand by Cariaso in response. Good combo by Cariaso. Head kick by Ferguson misses, but then he throws a nice spinning back kick that lands in the ribcage of Cariaso. Feguson shoots, looking for another takedown. Cariaso defends and is balancing against the fence. Cariaso reverses. Good elbow by Cariaso, then another one! Cariaso gets the takedown. Twenty seconds to go. Cariaso working inside the half guard as time expires. 10-9 Cariaso.

Round two: Ferguson rushes forward throwing a combo, just like the beginning of round one. Head kick by Ferguson misses. Cariaso comes forward now. Good right hook by Cariaso. Good left hook by Cariaso. Ferguson's right eye starting to get bloodied up. The left hook of Cariaso starting to make an impact. Nice double leg takedown by Ferguson but Cariaso reverses, lands several short punches and then gets right back up. Antoher combo by Cariaso ends with a good left hook. Ferguson shoots again and is unable to get him down, once more. Bit of swelling developing on the forehead of Cariaso, just above his left eye. Good left by Cariaso, who then darts out and back in tow land two more good punches in a row. Ferguson stalking, throwing back to back combos then drops down for a takedown attempt. Ferguson has him against the cage with over-under hooks. Cariaso reverses circles off and it's back to center once more. Cariaso ties up and lands a couple of mean knees to the body. Just under a minute left. Ferguson reverses . Cariaso sweeps and is on top. Ferguson on his back with the round almost out of time. Cariaso is raining down big elbows. Ferguson taking a big beating as the round comes to a close. 10-9 Cariaso.

Round three: Cariaso comes forward pressuring. Ferguson is banged up but still with a lot of gas in the tank. Good left hand by Ferguson who follows with a takedown attempt. Cariaso counters with an overhook and is on top. Cariaso working to get to side control. Cariaso with a good elbow to the head. Ferguson somehow is able to get out and back up in the blink of an eye. These guys are so fast! Ferguson ties up Cariaso and takes him to the fence. Cariaso keeps underhooks, reverses, sweeps and is on top again. Cariaso goes for a triangle choke. He gives it up to pop back up and land a big elbow. Good ground and pound here by Cariaso. We're halfway through this final round. Cariaso controls the neck to keep him down. Cariaso sets up a choke, but Ferguson defends and looks to use opening to get back up. Ferguson on his knees and then back up quickly. Cariaso with underhooks, pressing the action to the cage. Cariaso pushes off and back to the middle of the cage. Ferguson lazily shoots and is unable to secure anything. Cariaso close to having Ferguson's back in standing position. Cariaso on top, Ferguson reverses and takes his back. Cariaso stands up but Ferguson is still draped all over him with both hooks in. Ferguson not ready to give up on it yet. Just under thirty seconds left and it looks like Cariaso will survive. 10-9 Cariaso.

Final results: Chris Cariaso via unanimous decision

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Rafael Natal vs. Andrew Craig (185-pound limit):

Round one: Outside leg kick by Craig. Natal responds. Good stiff left hand by Natal. Fast pace early on. Inside leg kick by Craig. Body kick by Natal. Front kick to the body by Craig. Leg kick by Natal. Natal rushes in with a combo. Good outside leg kick by Natal during an exchange. Craig comes forward with a few feints and finishes with a nice front kick to the body. Spinning back kick to the body by Natal. Big outside leg kick by Natal. Craig is starting to bleed some from his left eye, which is also starting to swell. Good leg kick by Craig. Natal answers. Craig throws a head kick that misses. Fighters exchange combos and both lands several big punches when in close. Two minutes to go. Natal rushes in with a straight left hand to the body. Very close round so far. Natal throws a side kick to the body but it is blocked. Leg kick by Craig. Natal continually changing stances and levels. Natal throws a spinning back fist that misses. High kick by Natal, blocked. Natal rushes in and is thrown aside by Craig. Craig throws a big right hook that misses. Natal clinches up momentarily but is cast aside. Big left hand by Natal. 10-9 Natal.

Round two: Fighters sprint to center and exchange body kicks. Natal keeping his hands dangerously low, keeping his chin out, looking to sucker Craig into a brawl. Body kick by Natal. Craig rushes in but gets clipped by big punches by Natal. Craig is in trouble. Natal is all over him with hugh combos, over and over again. Craig is down, but then back up. Craig clinches up. Not sure how he survived that flurry. Natal gets him down. Craig sitting up with his back against the fence. Craig uses the fence to get back up, but Natal throws him right back down. Natal in full mount. Lots of time left. Craig fighting through it though. Craig has him in half guard now with his back against the cage. Referee warns them to work. Natal standing over Craig, looking for a choke. Craig reverses him! Now Craig is on top! What a crazy round! Craig with hammerfists. Two minutes left. Natal tries to sweep and then goes for a kneebar. Craig defends and gets out. Craig lets him back up. Craig is badly battered and bloodied. Natal with a good stiff jab. Body kick by Natal. Natal talking and still trying to get Craig to brawl with him. Good leg kick by Craig. Good left hand by Craig. Craig loads up for a big head kick! He has him rocked! Natal is down! He's on top of him and he finishes him with several punches! Andrew Craig with one of the biggest comebacks I've ever seen! Great fight!

Final results: Andrew Craig via KO at 4:52 of round two

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Marcelo Guimaraes vs. Dan Stittgen (170-pound limit):

Round one: Inside leg kick by Stittgen. Guimaraes answers. Hard outside leg kick by Guimaraes. Stittgen with the high kick. Guimaraes ducks under and powers through for a double leg takedown attempt. He's unable to get him down but has him pinned against the fence. Stittgen raises up, with his back to the fence and lands several big hammerfists. Guimaraes persists and gets the takedown, but Stittgen is right back up. Guimaraes still has underhooks and is looking to get that takedown. Stittgen reverses and ends up on top. Guimaraes turtles up for a second, but sees a hole, pops back up and has Stittgen tied up on the cage again. Inside knees by Guimaraes. Guimaraes continues to lean on Stittgen and do just enough to not get separated. Stittgen controlling the head to avoid a takedown, but not doing much in the way of offense. Guimaraes hasn't done any dmaage, but he's controlled the pace and where the fight has gone to this point. One and a half minutes left. Stittgen lands occasional rabbit punches, but still unable to get off the fence. It's a little surprising that the ref hasn't broken them up. Much of this position has seen little activity. Guimaraes continues to hold on and land inside knees as the round expires. 10-9 Guimaraes.

Round two: Side kick to the body by Guimaraes. Stittgen with a leg kick. Stittgen with another hughe leg kick that thuds into Guimaraes thigh and drops him to the mat. Guimaraes is able to get right back up, though, and moves immediately back to the clinch, up against the fence. Stittgen looks very frustrated and certainly doesn't want to be here. Stittgen's corners yelling furiously at him to get out and circle off. He finally does and lands a big high kick then a good combo of punches. Outside leg kick by Stittgen. Guimaraes apparently has had enough of the stand up, again, and drives Stittgen back into the fence. Stittgen reverses and has the neck but lets go. Back to center. Push kick to the body by Stittgen. Stittgen is holding his hands very low, but seems okay with that and not super concerned about Guimaraes' striking. Stittgen with another good kick to the lead leg. Good couple of jabs by Stittgen. Guimaraes fakes high and changes levels for a takedown, but ends up settling for a clinch against the fence.Just under a minute to go. Referee warns to advance position, finally, and breaks them up. Back to center. Inside elg kick by Stittgen. Spinning back kick by Stittgen. 10-9 Stittgen.

Round three: Good jab by Stittgen. High kick by Stittgen. Body kick by Stittgen. Only a matter of time here before Guimaraes shoots again. Nice combo by Stittgen. Guimaraes rushes in throwing punches but with nothing behind them, presumably just to set up an eventual takedown. I'm surprised at how many kicks Stittgen is throwing, knowing that Guimaraes only wants to take him down. Could prove to be a mistake. Another high kick by Stittgen. Front kick by Guimaraes but misses by a ton. Good left hand by Stittgen has Guimaraes back up a bit. Guimaraes throws a jump front kick but misses and is countered by a right cross in the face. Leg kick by Guimaraes. Two and a half left. Stittgen still keeping his hands at his waist. Body kick by Stittgen, and then another. Guimaraes throws a big open hand overhand right that comes nowhere near the target. Good outside leg kick by Guimaraes. Good combo by Stittgen. One minute left. Guimaraes ties him up against the cage. Not much time left. Guimaraes using short punches to the body and inside knees. Very odd as Guimaraes grunts and growls with each punch and knee. Stittgen laughs. The last minute of the roudn and fight were spent with Guimaraes leaning on Stittgen, throwing short meaningless strikes and making super crazy noises. Very weird ending to a fairly boring fight. 10-9 Stittgen.

Final results: Marcelo Guimaraes via slit decision

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Raphael Assuncao vs. Issei Tamura (135-pound limit):

Round one: Assuncao starts off right away with a leg kick and then another for good measure. Front kick to the body by Assuncao. Tamura still yet to respond. Assuncao pawing with the jab. Good right hand by Tamura. Very patient in the initial proceedings here by Tamura, looking to counter. Assuncao charges in and throws a high kick which is blocked. Inside leg kick by Assuncao. Hard outside leg kick by Assuncao, picking that lead leg apart. Tamura is not checking any of these, which could really be a problem for him later on. Midway point of the first round and it's been mostly Assuncao thus far. Another thunderous leg kick by Assuncao. The stats show Assuncao to have landed 12 leg kicks to this point in the fight. Tamura tangles Assuncao up against the fence, momentarily, but Assuncao able to circle off and back to center. Tamura throws a combo and misses, then shoots for a takedown but misses and almost falls down. Assuncao with another big outside leg kick to that lead leg. Spinning back kick to the body by Assuncao. Tamura shoots in hard but is stuffed. Assuncao on top of him and going for an anaconda choke. Tamura up against the fence, using it to block the submission. Thirty four seconds left. Tamura finally able to break free and back up. Body kick by Assuncao. Leg kick by Assuncao. All Assuncao in round one. 10-9.

Round two: Huge leg kick by Assuncao who is just chopping into that lead leg. Tamura rushes in and throws a big spinning back kick that misses and he gets clipped with a huge left hook. Tamura is hurt! Assuncao counters several times with a flurry of punches and it's all over! TKO victory for Assuncao!

Final results: Raphael Assuncao via TKO (strikes) at 0:25 of round two

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