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Two women's title bouts, one blockbuster pay-per-view (PPV) fight card.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) "Down Under" for the upcoming UFC 193: "Rousey vs. Holm" PPV extravaganza, which takes place this Saturday night (Nov. 14, 2015) inside the massive Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
If Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm wasn't enough to give you pause, the UFC 193 PPV co-main event will feature undefeated women's strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk putting her title on the line against the rough-and-tumble Valerie Letourneau.
And don't forget the heavyweight rematch pitting hometown hero Mark Hunt against Brazilian "Bigfoot" Antonio Silva.
All that and so much more.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 193 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC 193 QUICK RESULTS:
Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm -- Holm def. Rousey by KO (head kick) at 0:59 of Round two (WATCH HIGHLIGHTS!)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valerie Letourneau -- Jedrzejczyk def. Letourneau by unanimous decision (49-46 x2, 50-45)
Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva -- Hunt def. Silva by TKO (punches) at 3:41 of Round One
Uriah Hall vs. Robert Whittaker -- Whittaker def. Hall by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Jared Rosholt vs. Stefan Struve -- Rosholt def. Struve by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Akbarh Arreola vs. Jake Matthews -- Matthews def. Arreola by TKO (doctor's stoppage) at 5:00 of Round Two
Kyle Noke vs. Peter Sobotta -- Noke def. Sobotta by TKO (body kick and punches) at 2:01 of Round One
Anthony Perosh vs. Gian Villante -- VIllante def. Perosh by KO (punch) at 2:56 of Round One
Danny Martinez vs. Richie Vaculik -- Martinez def. Vaculik by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Steven Kennedy vs. Richard Walsh -- Walsh def. Kennedy by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Daniel Kelly vs. Steve Montgomery -- Kelly def. Montgomery by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
James Moontasri vs. Anton Zafir -- Moontasri def. Zafir by TKO (spinning back kick and strikes) at 4:36 of Round One
Ryan Benoit vs. Ben Nguyen -- Nguyen def. Benoit by submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:35 of Round One
UFC 193 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
135 lbs.: Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm
Round 1: Holm keeping her distance early. Ronda pursuing with punches, eats a hard left cross from the challenger. Ronda is not cutting off the cage. Oblique kick from Holm. Nasty straight left by Holm. Check hook. Left hook by Holm. One minute in. Ronda stings her with a straight right. Ronda manages to tie up and presses her against the fence. Knee the body from Rousey. Holmms separates, eats a right hand and cracks Ronda with some solid punches. Left hook by Rousey. Check hook from Holm. Another check hook. Hard left hand by the challenger and Ronda hits the head-and-arm throw, rolling through for the armbar. Holm extracts her arm and eats a right hand as she stands. Oblique kick by the challenger. Two minutes to go.
Holm moving very well, lands another check hook. Rousey briefly ties up an arm. Nice straight left by Holm. Another. Another. Rousey's starting to wear it and she eats another hard one. Another snaps her head back. One minute to go. Hard left hook from Ronda rocks Holm! Holm changes levels and takes her down, then lets her up. Rousey chasing her, not cutting off the cage. They trade knees in the clinch. Solid rights by Rousey on the break. Round ends. 10-9 Holm.
Round 2: Another straight left from Holly Holm. Another combination. Side kick to the face connects. Holm makes her look stupid with a whiffed right hand. Another hard straight left hurts Ronda and a head kick puts her to sleep. Holly Holm is your new UFC women's bantamweight champion.
Final result: Holm def. Rousey by KO (head kick)
115 lbs.: Women's Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valerie Letourneau
Round 1: Hesitant strikes early, Letourneau firing kicks and Jedrzejczyk jabbing. Low kick from JJ and Letourneau catches it, taking the champ down. Short right hands from the challenger, who takes half guard. One minute in. Eventually, Jedrzejczyk manages to use an underhook to stand and Letourneau takes her to the fence. Two minutes in. Short knees by Valerie. Letourneau grapevining Jedrzejczyk's left leg. Both land knees before they split. Two minutes to go.
Letourneau tries to go high. HUGE front kick from Jedrzejczyk rocks Letourneau. The challenger ties up on the fence. Body kick from JJ as the separate. One minute to go. Quick exchange inside. Low kick by Jedrzejczyk, then a glancing front kick. Counter right from Letourneau met by a leg kick. Glancing head kick by the challenger, elbow by the champ. 10-9 Jedrzejczyk.
Round 2: Combination and low kick from the champ. Letourneau still fishing for the high kick. Body kick lands for her. Low kick from Jedrzejczyk. Both connect with right hands inside. Letourneau catches a body kick and lands a few punches. One minute in. Two punches and a low kick from the champ. Letourneau backs her off with a right. Letourneau catches another body kick and takes her to the fence. Elbows and a knee by Jedrzejczyk. More short elbows. Two minutes in. Right hand by the champ on the break. Counter right lands for Letourneau as Jedrzejczyk opens up. Letourneau catches another kick, but can't use it and eats a low kick. Two minutes to go.
Right hand and low kicks from Jedrzejczyk. Another solid counter right from the challenger. Another heavy right hand by Letourneau. Low kick by Jedrzejczyk. Stiff southpaw jab, right hook, and leg kick follow. Jedrzejczyk with another low kick. One minute to go. Letourneau with a body kick. Punching exchange, Jedrzejczyk finishes with a low kick and lands a right hand. To the body now. Jedrzejczyk pursues, but falls short with her shots until the bell. 10-9 Letourneau.
Round 3: Low kick from the champ as Letourneau throws punches. Again. They clinch up, Letourneau pressing Jedrzejczyk against the fence. Both land knees. Jedrzejczyk reverses. They separate in center cage. One minute in. Low kick from Jedrzejczyk, punches form Letourneau. Nice low kick by the champ. Counter right lands for her. Front kick up the middle from Jedrzejczyk, then a pair of right hands. Jedrzejczyk building momentum. Two minutes in. Letourneau comes back with a body kick and eats another low kick. More hard low kicks. Quick exchange inside. Two minutes to go.
Jedrzejczyk isn't getting hit as often when the trade, lands another low kick. Another. 1-2 lands. Body shot connects as well, then an inside low kick. 2-3 lands. One minute to go. Letourneau catches a body kick, can't use it. Jedrzejczyk still tossing out the front kicks, lands another low kick as they trade. Classic Hoost combinations. Low kick by Letourneau, who eats a right hand. Stiff right by the champ after taking a body kick. Jedrzejczyk lands another low kick before the bell. 10-9 Jedrzejczyk.
Round 4: Quick punching exchange, ending with a Jedrzejczyk low kick. Straight right lands. Letourneau catches a low kick but eats a right hand, dropping the foot. Two more heavy low kicks. Stiff jab as well from the champ. Hard right hand by Jedrzejczyk, then a knee to the body. One minute in. Letourneau again catches the leg but can't use it. Body kick by the challenger. Right hand by Jedrzejczyk in the center. Two minutes in. Another low kick by the champ and Letourneau is not happy. Shoeshine flurry by Letourneau. Jedrzejczyk comes back with a lead hook. Swatting left hook as Letourneau throws a body kick. Another body kick by the challenger. Once more, JJ answers with the jab. Two minutes to go.
Body jab and elbow by Jedrzejczyk, then an inside low kick. Jedrzejczyk counters a front kick with punches and a low kick. Another heavy low kick, then a right hand as she circles. They exchange inside. One minute to go. Letourneau with a body kick, Jedrzejczyk with a right downstairs. Another low kick by Jedrzejczyk. Letourneau steps into another body kick, eats a combo from Jedrzejczyk. Good trade at close range. Hard uppercut and low kick by Jedrzejczyk. Both connect with right hands inside. 10-9 Jedrzejczyk.
Round 5: They trade right away. Another hard low kick form the champ as they exchange. Good right hand by the challenger. Body kick by Letourneau, who eats another jab. Low kick and elbow by Jedrzejczyk. One minute in. Counter combo from Jedrzejczyk. 1-2 connects for her. 1-2, Letourneau comes back with a right hand. They trade, Jedrzejczyk digs in another low kick. Another. Body kick by Letourneau, which has been somewhat money for her. Jedrzejczyk to the body. Two minutes in. Swatting right to the head connects, then another hard low kick. Yet more low kicks, inside and outside. Front kick just misses, short elbows do not. The low kicks continue. Two minutes to go.
Left hook from Jedrzejczyk. Letourneau gets the better of a punching exchange. Right cross lands for the challenger, then another. Low kick by the champ. 2-1 by Jedrzejczyk. Another low kick and right hook. One minute to go. Jedrzejczyk starting to shift stances. Jedrzejczyk catches a finger in the eye, doesn't take much time. Check hook by the champ, then a hard combination. Another low kick lands. Another lead hook does as well. Solid exchanges at close range until the bell. 10-9 Jedrzejczyk.
265 lbs.: Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva
Round 1: Hunt fires a low kick. Silva with a front kick. Right to the body by the Super Samoan. One minute in. Another front kick from Bigfoot. Hunt steps in with a 1-2 and Bigfoot sends him back with a straight right. Low kick by Hunt. Two minutes in. Hard body kick lands for Hunt. Bigfoot lands one of his own. Step-in knee connects. Another low kick by Hunt as Silva goes southpaw. Two minutes to go.
Bigfoot lands a low kick. Hunt with a right hand on the guard. Hard 2-3 by Hunt near the cage. Hard right hand behind the ear drops Bigfoot and Hunt pounds him out in short order.
Final result: Hunt def. Silva by TKO (punches)
185 lbs.: Uriah Hall vs. Robert Whittaker
Round 1: Whittaker staying aggressive early. Oblique kicks from the Aussie. Low kick connects. Superman punch by Whittaker rattles Hall. One minute in. Low kicks. Hall answers in kind, then tries to go high. Teep by Hall. Solid jab connects, then a left hook. Whittaker falling short on some of his punches. Two minutes in. Hall threatens a spin, eats a low kick. 1-3 by Whittaker, who's overextending a bit. Hall fakes a tornado kick and fires a wheel kick, only to get taken down. Whittaker on top in half guard. Whittaker doing a good job of staying on top. Two minutes to go.
Whittaker keeping up the ground-and-pound, moving to side control. He takes mount and Uriah manages to bridge and kick him off. Whittaker stands over him and drops some good punches before moving to side control. Knee-on-belly for Whittaker, who quickly takes the back with under a minute to go. Hall manages to roll into top position and tries to make the most of the remaining twelve seconds, but can't manage it. 10-9 Whittaker.
Round 2: Whittaker continues to pressure. Hall looks for jumping knees. Low kick from Whittaker. Uriah whiffs on an elbow and Whittaker snags the rear waistlock after landing a pair of rights. Foot stomps from Whittaker. One minute in. Uriah manages to separate. Jab exchange, lead right from Whittaker. Hall looks for a head kick. Hall apparently catches a finger in the eye during a kick, but the replay shows it was a closed fist. Left hook and low kick from Hall on the restart. Hall fires another wheel kick, then eats a left hook. Whittaker just misses with an overhand and lands a low kick. Two minutes in. Inside low kick lands for him. Whittaker's looking for the Superman punch quite a bit. Two minutes to go.
Low kick and jab from Whittaker. Hall with a low kick and he nearly lands a nasty head kick. Leg kick exchange. Hall finding success later in the round. Solid right by Whittaker. One minute to go. Hall advancing, eats a check hook. Glancing low kick by Whittaker. Hall attempts a spinning back kick and eats a left before the bell. 10-9 Whittaker.
Round 3: They're throwing heat now. Whittaker gets the better of it and Uriah's hurt on the fence. Punches and knees by the Aussie. Whittaker trying to work from the rear waistlock. Uriah's left eye may have been bungled by Whittaker's right hand. One minute in. Whittaker landing foot stomps and knees to the thigh. Uriah manages to spin and face Whittaker. Hall still wincing. Whittaker picks up a leg, then separates with an elbow. Hall walking him down . Two minutes in. Nice high kick by Hall, then a flush flying knee. Whittaker eats them both. Uriah shoots and grabs the Thai plum, landing a pair of knees to the body. Hall digging in knees to the thigh against the cage. TWo minutes to go.
They separate and Uriah lands a front kick to the face. Lead right hand by Hall. Whittaker sticks him with the jab, eats a couple himself. 1-2-3 from Whittaker. Hall catches a low kick, can't use it. Hard counter right by Whittaker. 1-2 by Hall. One minute to go. Backfist by Whittaker, who's now on the advance and lands a front kick to the body. Hall turns away as Whittaker advances and the latter grabs the rear waistlock. Whittaker briefly spins him down before the bell. Damn good round. 10-9 Whittaker.
Final result: Whittaker def. Hall by unanimous decision
265 lbs.: Jared Rosholt vs. Stefan Struve
Round 1: Tentative start to the fight. Low kick from Rosholt after whiffing on an overhand right. One minute in. Struve tries a high kick. Low kick by the American. Struve tries a front kick as Rosholt advances. Counter right from Struve backs Rosholt off. Two minutes in. Struve again looks for the head kick. Rosholt shoots in as Struve kicks and takes the big man down, landing in side control. Now knee-on-belly. Short shots from The Big Show. Struve bucks and now Rosholt is standing over him. Two minutes to go.
Hard kick to the leg from Rosholt. He comes back down and looks for a knee-cut pass. Struve controlling one ankle. Rosholt hops into side control. One minute in. Good adjustment by Rosholt to stay on top. Struve forces him to stand. Rosholt comes down with a right hand into full guard. Round ends there. 10-9 Rosholt.
Round 2: Struve plodding forward. Right hand blocked. Counter right by Rosholt. Struve with a front kick to the body. One minute in. Nice leg kick by Rosholt. Rosholt looks for a single-leg, transitions to a double and takes Struve to the fence. Kneeing Struve's legs. Struve doing a good job of staying up so far and manages to shove him away. Two minutes in. Struve whiffs on a pair of right hands. Rosholt shoots and trips Struve down, landing again in side control. Struve manages to sweep his way up, only for Rosholt to sling him back down from the rear waistlock. Two minutes to go.
Herb Dean tells Rosholt to work from side control. Struve kicks him off and Rosholt stands over him. Struve lands an upkick and Rosholt goes back into guard. Nice right hand by Rosholt. One minute to go. Rosholt passes to half guard. Struve avoiding damage pretty well. Rosholt whiffs on a right hand and Struve threatens an arm. He drops it and drops elbows until the bell. 10-9 Rosholt.
Round 3: Struve connects with a low kick. Stiff jab, Rosholt comes back with a left hook. Another good jab, then another. He whiffs on a 1-2 and avoids the clinch. One minute in. Left hook from Rosholt, leg kick from Struve. Rosholt with a leg kick of his own. Rosholt gets in on a leg, Struve shoves him away. Two minutes in. Stepping knee by Struve. Rosholt comes back with a double-leg, pressing the Dutchman against the cage. Struve manages to spin out and make space. High kick from Struve. Two minutes to go.
They tie up, Struve separates. Front kick to the body from the big man. Right hand and left hooks, Rosholt ties up in response. Struve again manages to separate. Rosholt stumbling a bit, taking shots. He manages to wrangle Struve down and land once again in side control. One minute to go. Struve scrambles up and Rosholt shoves him. Rosholt running from Struve. Struve hits an inside trip with twenty seconds to go. Rosholt holding on for dear life and manages to do so until the bell despite eating elbows. 10-9 Struve.
Final result: Rosholt def. Struve by unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Akbarh Arreola vs. Jake Matthews
Round 1: Low kick from Matthews to start. Straight left by Arreola. Hard body kick from Matthews, after which both land their power hands. One minute in. Body kick by Matthews and they clinch. Matthews pressing him against the cage. Two minutes in. Elbows by Matthews on the break. Arreola trips Matthews up with a low kick and cracks him with a hard left hand when he tries to scramble up. The Aussie tries to shoot and Arreola sprawls. Matthews makes it to his feet. Arreola on the advance and rocks Matthews with a head kick. He lands punches, then takes Matthews' back when the Aussie falls. Both hooks in for Arreola. Two minutes to go.
Arreola working for the choke. He's flattened Mathews out. Solid punches by Arreola. The Mexican vet adjusts his position , then goes back to looking for the choke. One minute to go. Arreola slips his forearm under Matthews' neck but can't finish and Matthews escapes out the backdoor. Matthews goes nuts with punches from guard until the end of the round. 10-9 Arreola.
Round 2: Matthews looks for a high kick, then blasts through to land on top in guard. Solid elbows from the Aussie. He's cut Arreola open above his right eye. More elbows. One minute in. Hard shots by Matthews, punches and elbows. Matthews continuing to smash up Arreola with elbows; Arreola can't control his posture. Two minutes in. Arreola not offering much from his back. He tries an overhook as Matthews continues to drill him with nasty shots. Two minutes to go.
Matthews keeping up the punishment, though too sporadically to get a finish. One minute to go. Nasty blows from Matthews. Arreola manages to survive the round. 10-8 Matthews.
Arreola's right eye is a swollen mess. The ref doesn't like the looks of it and calls the fight.
Final result: Matthews def. Arreola by TKO (doctor's stoppage)
170 lbs.: Kyle Noke vs. Peter Sobotta
Round 1: Probing shots in the early going. Noke shrugs off a takedown attempt. Side kick and low kick by Noke. Sobotta lands a straight left. One minute in. Sobotta connects with a body kick. Left hook and low kick by the Aussie, then another low kick that Sobotta makes no effort to check. Straight right and low kick by Sobotta. Nasty body kick by Noke draws a cry of pain from Sobotta and the German goes down, clutching his ribs. Noke whacks away with punches until the referee steps in. Sobotta stays down for a while.
Final result: Noke def. Sobotta by TKO (body kick and punches)
205 lbs.: Anthony Perosh vs. Gian Villante
Round 1: Counter right from Perosh early on. Villante flicking out front kicks. Short uppercut by the Hippo. Right hand lands for him. Overhand right from Villante rattles Perosh, who backs away quickly. One minute in. Low kick by Villante. Head kick from Villante, blocked. Perosh clinches, can't do anything with it. Hard right hand by VIllante hurts Perosh. Nasty uppercut by the American. Two minutes in. Villante stalking forward, eats a right hand. Front kick to the body connects. Left body kick. Perosh tries to rush. Solid counter right from the Aussie. HUGE right cross makes Perosh faceplant and no further punches are needed.
Final result: Villante def. Perosh by KO (punch)
125 lbs.: Danny Martinez vs. Richie Vaculik
Round 1: Both men throwing hard early on. Body kick from Vas, then a low kick. Martinez whiffing on his punches so far. Knee by Vas. Low kick lands afterwards. Martinez uppercut, Vas left hook and low kick. One minute in. Martinez catches a front kick and takes Vaculik down. Short punches and elbows for Martinez, who is using the can opener to good effect from half guard. Vaculik makes it up, but eats a hard knee on the way there. Knee tap by Martinez and he takes top position once again. Two minutes in. Limited ground-and-pound from the American. Vaculik not offering much off his back besides posture control. Two minutes to go.
Vaculik latches onto an overhook and stays there until the ref stands them up. Martinez winging inaccurate bombs. Low kick by Vas, then a counter hook. Martinez sneaks in an uppercut. Vaculik shoots under a left hand and puts Martinez on his back in half guard. One minute to go. Vaculik tries to take his back on the way up, Martinez counters with a single-leg to get back on top. Solid elbows by Martinez. Vas tries to shoot on him and Martinez sprawls. The round ends in that position. 10-9 Martinez.
Round 2: Martinez goes right back to the haymakers, landing a handful. Body kick and straight left connect. Low kick by Vas. Another low kick. One minute in. Martinez keeping up the pressure as Vas comes back with low kicks. Right hand from Vaculik. Martinez catches a low kick and takes Vas down, snuffing out the Aussie's attempt to roll through. On top in half guard. Vas makes it back to his feet before any damage can be done. Two minutes in. Martinez with a left downstairs, one up top after eating some low kicks. Martinez shoots again, taking Vaculik to the fence. Nothing there. Low kick by Vas, Martinez cracks him with a two-piece combo and then drops him with a right hook. 3-2 from Martinez lands. Two minutes to go.
Vas landing counter hooks as Martinez stalks forward winging bombs. Vaculik shoots and tries to take Martinez's back, only to wind up on the bottom. One minute to go. Elbows by Martinez. Vas kicks him off, eating a left hand as he stands. Vas backs him off with straight punches, then gets bowled over by a double-leg. Vaculik controlling his posture, does so until the bell. 10-9 Martinez.
Round 3: Martinez still winging bombs. Vas ducks a left hand and takes Martinez down. Martinez turns into him and shoots, can't get him down but does manage to stand. Straight left from the American, then a 3-2 as he eats a left hook. Martinez shoots in after taking a leg kick and again brings Vaculik to the mat. One minute in. Half guard for Martinez. Vaculik scrambles up, eats a knee as he does so. Vas stuffs the next shot. Counter right by the Aussie. Two minutes in. Vas stuffs another shot and lands a right hand. He fires a knee, only to get taken down yet again for it. Vaculik trying to stand via the fence. He does so, then Martinez pulls his hips back out. He also stops the next attempt to stand. Two minutes to go.
Half guard against the fence. Martinez not doing much in the way of damage. Nice knee to the body. One minute to go. Short punches by Martinez. He connects with a couple right hands as Vaculik stands. Martinez shoots once more and then throws hands until the end. 10-9 Martinez.
Final result: Martinez def. Vaculik by unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Steven Kennedy vs. Richard Walsh
Round 1: Walsh stalking forward right off the bat, digging some brutal kicks into Kennedy's lead leg. Kennedy tries a high kick, eats another unchecked low kick. Right hand lands for Kennedy as a counter. Another low kick from Walsh. Right hand wobbles Kennedy and another two rock him bad. Kennedy survives, but Walsh continues to advance with hard low kicks. Ninety seconds in. Combination from Walsh on the fence, several heavy punches land. Brief clinch, separation. Another thudding low kick. Nasty left hook connects, Kennedy tries a level change but can't complete it. He checks the next low kick. Awkward spinning back kick attempt. They clinch up and Kennedy presses him into the fence. Two minutes to go.
Walsh fighting off the takedown, but goes down to a single-leg. Walsh works to stand, gives up his back. He makes it to his feet but Kennedy takes him back down, putting in both hooks. One minute to go. Kennedy working to secure the choke. Walsh manages to spin into him, but Kennedy stays on top and takes mount. Walsh regains half guard and Kennedy threatens a Kimura before the bell. 10-9 Walsh.
Round 2: Walsh continues to press forward, lands a low kick and 1-2. Body kick by Kennedy, low kick by Walsh. Wheel kick from Kennedy falls well short. Yet another low kick by Walsh. Walsh sprawls on a shot and Kennedy pulls deep half guard. Elbows by Walsh. One minute in. Walsh whacks him a few times and lets him stand. Another low kick from Walsh, then a long right hand. Walsh avoids a takedown and comes down with punches. Kennedy briefly tries an inverted triangle before Walsh lets him stand. Kennedy starting to flop, eating shots in transition. Two minutes in. Walsh standing over him and dropping hard punches. Kennedy tries to threaten an armbar, eats more leg kicks. The referee waves Kennedy up. Lead right by Walsh, then a body kick. Kennedy shoots and manages to take Walsh down into full guard. Two minutes to go.
Short blows from both. Kennedy stands over him and whiffs on a right hand. One minute to go. Not much from either man until the bell. 10-9 Walsh.
Round 3: Kennedy opens with a body kick as Walsh plods forward. Low kick by Walsh. Hard left hand soon after. Low kick, straight right. Right hand by Kennedy after taking more low kicks. One minute in. Both man land right hands. Nice right by Walsh and Kennedy pulls guard. Knee to the body by Walsh, who works towards the back. Kennedy grabs the fence to stand, blatantly so. Walsh cracks him, then lands a right hand when Kennedy pulls guard. Two minutes in. The ref waves Kennedy up. Counter uppercut by Kennedy. Kennedy changes levels, again flopping to his back. Two minutes to go.
Walsh standing over him, landing the occasional shot. The ref eventually stands Kennedy up. Walsh with a short flurry, walking Kennedy down. Looping right by Walsh, after which he spins and Kennedy flops to his back. Hard right hand by Walsh, pleasing the crowd. Walsh continues hitting him until the bell. 10-9 Walsh.
Final result: Walsh def. Kennedy by unanimous decision
185 lbs.: Daniel Kelly vs. Steve Montgomery
Round 1: Kelly on the front foot to start the fight, landing some solid left hands. Montgomery comes back with a knee to the body that backs him off. Body kick by the ATT product. One minute in. Hard left from Kelly, who punches his way into the clinch. Montgomery knees the body, then gets thrown to the mat. Hard elbows by Kelly. Ninety seconds in. Montgomery manages to regain full guard. Nice left hands from the top by Kely. Two minutes in. Montgomery uses the cage to stand, Kelly maintaining over-unders. The Aussie throws him back down and looks for mount. Now moving toward the back as Montgomery stands. Montgomery regains half guard, then half butterfly. Two minutes to go.
Thumping elbows by Kelly. Montgomery makes it up, tossed back down into half guard. Now full guard. One minute to go. Montgomery trying to make space to stand.Montgomery rolls and Kelly looks for a d'arce or Japanese necktie. He can't get it, but stays on top until the bell. 10-9 Kelly.
Round 2: Montgomery staying on the outside. Knee to the body from Montgomery. Kelly advances, only to get rocked by a combination. Kelly still manages to tie up. One minute in. Montgomery knees the body. Montgomery avoids a single leg and lands a pair of hard elbows before separating. Kelly looks winded. Montgomery cracks him with a left cross and another set of punches. Kelly ties up, eating hard knees to the body. Montgomery separates, then hits a 1-2 before getting clinched again. Two minutes in. Knees from the Creepy Weasel. Kelly to the body. Kelly spins him to the mat against the fence. Two minutes to g.
Montgomery trying to stand and gives up a d'arce choke. Montgomery manages to stand and drills him with an uppercut. Hard lefts from Kelly in return. Montgomery attempts a high kick, lands a hard combination of punches inside. Elbow by Montgomery, then an uppercut. Kelly's very gassed at this point. One minute to go. Both land left hands. Montgomery with a knee upstairs as Kelly ties up. Kelly flubs a throw and Montgomery cracks him before he can reset. Solid left by Kelly before the bell. 10-9 Montgomery.
Round 3: Kelly plodding forward, Montgomery throwing off the back foot. Solid left by Kelly, better knee by Montgomery. Kelly ties up, takes a knee to the groin that briefly pauses the fight and, for some reason, allows Montgomery out of the clinch. Uppercut by Montgomery as he takes a right hook. Montgomery with some nice combinations before getting clinched again. One minute in. Montgomery with knees, stops a throw with a whizzer and separates. Right hook by Montgomery after a left downstairs. Both land left hands inside. Montgomery tries a high kick. Two minutes in. Kelly backing him up, lands a good left hand. Montgomery with a knee and Kelly clinches. Montgomery separates. Both land hard left hands again. 1-2 from the American, another left by Kelly. Kelly's lefts are harder, though the volume favors Montgomery. Two minutes to go.
Kelly punches his way back into the clinch. He manages to trip Montgomery up and take top half guard. Montgomery gives up his back trying to stand and Kelly grinds his face. Kelly rolls through for an armbar, loses it but maintains top position. Full mount for Kelly, then back control again. He's looking for an arm-triangle in the last few seconds. He loses it, but ends the fight in mount. 10-9 Kelly.
Final result: Kelly def. Montgomery by unanimous decision
170 lbs.: James Moontasri vs. Anton Zafir
Round 1: Low kick from Zafir, who nearly eats a head kick in response. Moontasri low kick. Zafir answers. Hard overhand right by Zafir, who shoots in and eats a knee. He continues driving and takes Moontasri to the fence. One minute in. Zafir manages to complete the takedown into half guard. Moontasri trying to scoot to the fence. Zafir cracks him with an elbow. Two minutes in. Moontasri regains guard, eats a right hand. "Moonwalker" trying to stand as Zafir works some dirty boxing. Moontasri makes it up, eats a knee to the body. Zafir still looking for the takedown. Two minutes to go.
Level changes and short shots by Zafir as he keeps up the pressure. Moontasri frames him and separates. Low kick by Zafir. One minute to go. Moontasri fires a high kick. Body kick connects. Fight Pass hiccups, and when it's back, Zafir's on his back getting pounded out. Replays show that Moontasri landed a huge spinning back kick and backfist, knocking Zafir down and possibly breaking a rib.
Final result: Moontasri def. Zafir by TKO (spinning back kick and strikes)
125 lbs.: Ryan Benoit vs. Ben Nguyen
Round 1: Low kick from Nguyen, Benoit misses the counter. Good counter from Nguyen rocks Benoit and the American shoots. "Ben 10" cracks him with a knee and takes top position, landing ground-and-pound. Mount now for Nguyen. Benoit gives up his back and Nguyen flattens him out. One minute in. Nguyen squeezing on the chin. Benoit manages to get his neck out, but Nguyen still has full back mount. Two minutes in. Nguyen manages to finally lock it up and force the tap.
Final result: Nguyen def. Benoit by submission (rear-naked choke)