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Watch Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez full fight video highlights from UFC 205 last night right here!

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Watch Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez full fight video highlights from UFC 205 last night right here!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the pay-per-view (PPV) market this Saturday night (Nov. 12, 2016) for what could be the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card of all time. UFC 205: "Alvarez vs. McGregor" will feature three championship title fights, including the lightweight championship main event, where Eddie Alvarez will have five rounds to defend his 155-pound strap from current featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor.

In the UFC 205 co-main event, also scheduled for five rounds, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will make his first-ever title defense against skilled striker and 170-pound No. 1 contender Stephen Thompson. In addition, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk gives 25 minutes to 115-pound adversary Karolina Kowalkiewicz, who like the aforementioned champion, has been perfect throughout her combat sports career.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 205 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass "Prelims" matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET, and then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

Many of our readers check-in before, during and after the televised fisticuffs to share their thoughts on all the exciting action. Therefore, feel free to leave a comment (or 205) before you split and chat with all the other Maniacs during the show -- it always turns out to be a great discussion.

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

Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 205 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)

UFC 205 QUICK RESULTS:

Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor -- McGregor def. Alvarez by TKO (punches) at 3:04 of Round Two
Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson --  Majority Draw (47-47 x2, 48-47)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz -- Jedrzejczyk def. Kowalkiewicz by unanimous decision (49-46 x3)
Yoel Romero vs. Chris Weidman -- Romero def. Weidman by TKO (flying knee and punches) at 0:24 of Round Three
Donald Cerrone vs. Kelvin GastelumCANCELED! FULL STORY HERE.
Raquel Pennington vs. Miesha Tate -- Pennington def. Tate by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27 x2)
Frankie Edgar vs. Jeremy Stephens -- Edgar def. Stephens by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson -- Nurmagomedov def. Johnson by submission (kimura) at 2:31 of Round Three
Belal Muhammad vs. Vicente Luque -- Luque def. Muhammad by KO (punches) at 1;19 of Round One
Liz Carmouche vs. Katlyn Chookagian -- Carmouche def. Chookagian by split decision (28-29, 29-8 x2)
Thiago Alves vs. Jim Miller -- Miller def. Alves by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Tim Boetsch vs. Rafael Natal -- Boetsch def. Natal by KO (punches) at 3:22 of Round One

UFC 205 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

155 lbs.: Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez vs. featherweight champion Conor McGregor (for 155-pound title only)

Round 1: Inside low kicks from Alvarez to start. McGregor with a front kick to the body. Two big counter lefts flatten Alvarez, but despite looking out, he immediately pops back up and goes back to moving. One minute in. Alvarez fakes a shot. Body kick from McGregor. Again he drops Alvarez to a knee with a counter left, but again he rises immediately. Another left hand drops him. Two minutes in. Alvarez looking for a leg as McGregor takes north-south. Solid lefts from McGregor as Alvarez looks to defend. Hard shot through Alvarez's legs, but he manages to scramble up. Two minutes to go.

Body kick by the Irishman, who stuffs a takedown. Counter right lands for the champion. Lead right this time, left hand comes back at him. One minute to go. Alvarez lands a body kick and a right hand inside. Alvarez with some body shots. Head kick attempt. Both land body kicks. 10-8 McGregor.

Round 2: Body kick exchange to start. Straight left by McGregor. Another counter left stings Alvarez, who stays standing. He shoots, stuffed. McGregor doing the old Roy Jones Jr. hands-behind-the-back taunt. One minute in. Alvarez connects with an overhand right. Again, but he gets dropped by a counter left and shoots. McGregor looking for elbows as he defends. Two minutes in. McGregor lands some knees and separates before landing another left. Front kick to the body. Another counter combo drops Alvarez and this time, the referee has seen enough.

Final result: McGregor def. Alvarez by TKO (punches)

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170 lbs.: Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson

Round 1: Thompson switching stances, slowly advancing into range. Hook kick comes up short. One minute in. Head kick blocked. Two minutes in. Low kick lands and Woodley catches it, taking him down into half guard. Thompson with the underhook, trying to get to his side. two minutes to go.

Woodley briefly threatens an arm-triangle, then lands short left hands. He's trying to isolate Thompson's right arm, cannot do so. One minute to go. Thompson gets full guard and holds Woodley close. Woodley thumps him in the body and lands elbows before the bell. Thompson's a bloody mess. 10-9 Woodley.

Round 2: Woodley giving ground as before, lands a body kick. Woodley ties up on the fence a minute in. He continues to drive, Thompson defending. Two minutes in. Thompson separates. Thompson looks for punches, backs away from a rush. Two minutes to go.

Spinning back kick from Thompson. Straight left hand draws a shake of the head. Sneaky counter right and Woodley nods this time. Right hand slips through the guard. Woodley's finding himself on the fence way too often. Hard right hand by Woodley. One minute to go. Counter left as Woodley ducks down. Straight left connects. Overhand right and he backs away from another rush. Woodley with a right before the bell. 10-9 Thompson.

Round 3: Counter right hand by Thompson. Woodley looks more active here. Again, however, he's backing straight up near the fence. Double right hands from Woodley. Thompson comes back with a right of his own. One minute in. Woodley pops him with a jab. Thompson slips a left through the guard. Woodley tries a head kick. Two minutes in. Sharp left hand stings Woodley and a 1-2 behind it lands clean. Thompson to the body. Woodley's activity has dropped in a big way. Two minutes to go.

Wheel kick attempt. Woodley's just falling short with so many punches at this point. He tries to flurry on the counter. Woodley gets Thompson near the fence and lands a thumping low kick. One minute to go. Left hook lands for Woodley. Counter right. Nice right hand and another as they trade. 10-9 Thompson.

Round 4: Low kick from Thompson. Stinging counter right. One minute in. Combination lands for the challenger but Woodley drops him with a right. Woodley on the attack, slinging heat as Thompson circles. Another one and Thompson's down hard. Thompson struggling back to his feet, eating right hand after right hand. Another right hand behind the ear. Thompson shoots in desperation and Woodley locks up a guillotine. Thompson slips out and ties up on the fence. Woodley locks it up again and pulls guard. It looks murderously deep. Two minutes to go.

Woodley is squeezing with everything he's got. Thompson, against all odds, breaks his grip and slips out. Thompson on top in guard. One minute to go. Short ground-and-pound from Wonderboy. Right hands from the challenger until the bell. 10-8 Woodley.

Round 5: They slap hands together to start the round. Thompson with a head kick, walking forward. Jumping switch kick bounces off the guard. Woodley seems tired as Thompson looks to poke holes through his defense. Low kick connects. One minute in. Head kick attempt .Body kick connects. Two minutes in. Low kicks from Woodley. Wheel kick attempt from Thompson. Check hook dings Woodley. Nice counter right. Two minutes to go.

1-2 lands. Check left hand once again. Low kick, Woodley comes back with a right hand. Thompson to the body. He backs away from a right hand. One minute to go. Woodley presses forward with a flurry, eats a long left hand. Straight punches by Thompson before the bell. 10-9 Thompson.

Final result: Majority Draw

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115 lbs.: Strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Round 1: Low kicks from Jedrzejczyk to start. Good left hand by the champ and another low kick. Yet more. Good exchange. One minute in. Counter right from Kowalkiewicz. 1-2 by the challenger. Body shots and low kicks from Jedrzejczyk. Kowalkiewicz presses forward with punches. Jedrzejczyk lands a good left hook. Two minutes in. Jedrzejczyk is ending most of her combinations with kicks. Counters from the challenger as she takes a low kick. Counter right from Jedrzejczyk. Right hand from Kowalkiewicz after the champ misses a head kick and she takes Jedrzejczyk to the fence. Two minutes to go.

Jedrzejczyk reverses position, eats a knee and lands an elbow. They jockey for position, trading knees inside. Good elbow by Kowalkiewicz on the break. Jedrzejczyk goes back to the combinations. One minute to go. Body kick from Jedrzejczyk and she ties up on the fence. Kowalkiewicz reverses position, gets reversed in turn. Good work inside from both women. Solid right from the champion before the bell. 10-9 Jedrzejczyk.

Round 2: Jedrzejczyk constantly landing kicks at the end of her combinations. Kowalkiewicz catches a body kick and they engage on the fence. Elbow on the break from the champion. Stiff jab and an elbow as Kowalkiewicz advances. One minute in. Hard counter right connects. Elbow and body kick land. More outside low kicks. They trade punches and tie up on the cage. Two minutes in. They separate and the champ's bleeding from her nose. More leg kicks by Jedrzejczyk. Kowalkiewicz is starting to feel these. Right jab from the challenger, who catches a kick and shoots. Two minutes to go.

Jedrzejczyk manages to fight it off and they separate. Knee inside from the challenger. One minute to go. Kowalkiewicz catches a head kick and again looks for a takedown. Jedrzejczyk reverses position and lands a knee. Good elbow on the break. Head kick lands for the champ. Spinning back fist connects as well. 10-9 Jedrzejczyk.

Round 3: Kowalkiewicz again charges into the clinch and they trade both position and strikes. They separate and Jedrzejczyk lands a leg kick. One minute in. Kicks from both women. Two minutes in. Good exchange and a front kick from Jedrzejczyk. Kowalkiewicz lands a straight right. Punching combo and low kick from the champion. Kowalkiewicz looks for a head kick, eats a body kick. Two minutes to go.

Kowalkiewicz is just getting outworked here. Front kick and knee from Jedrzejczyk as the challenger ties up. Elbow and right hand by Jedrzejczyk. Low kick. They continue to jockey for position in the clinch. One minute to go. Kowalkiewicz pressing her against the cage. Jedrzejczyk reverses and lands an elbow. Solid knee to the head and then the body. 10-9 Jedrzejczyk.

Round 4: Jedrzejczyk continues to chop away at Kowalkiewicz's legs. Kowalkiewicz opens up on the cage and Jedrzejczyk ties up, reversing position. One minute in. Elbow on the break. Kowalkiewicz is still game, just getting picked apart. She tries to spin, eats a leg kick for her trouble. HUGE RIGHT HAND AND THE CHAMP IS HURT! Kowalkiewicz backs her to the cage and they exchange. Another good right hand and Jedrzejczyk comes back with one of her own. Two minutes in. Head kicks by Jedrzejczyk, two in a row. Jedrzejczyk grabs the rear waistlock and scores a takedown. They return to their feet. Kowalkiewicz presses her against the cage and they separate. Straight left by Kowalkiewicz and she shoots in, two minutes to go.

They return to the center. Kowalkiewicz catches a kick, eats a knee. Two good right hands from the challenger. One minute to go. Both try spinning back fists and Jedrzejczyk lands a front kick, then another head kick behind it. Low kick. Jedrzejczyk to the body, front kick and knees after Kowalkiewicz lands punches. Great round. 10-9 Jedrzejczyk.

Round 5: Jedrzejczyk opens with more kicks to the legs and body. Kowalkiewicz throwing hard, eats an elbow. They separate from the clinch. Another low kick and straight right from Jedrzejczyk. One minute in. Leg kick from Jedrzejczyk as the challenger steps in. Front kick and punching combination. Jedrzejczyk is definitely back in control. Two minutes in and the champ continues to punish the legs. Body shots and a combination to the head. Elbow connects from Jedrzejczyk when the challenger tries to spin. Straight lefts from Jedrzejczyk and both land good punches. Combination exchange. Two minutes to go.

Yet more low kicks from the champ, who lands a straight left after the challenger tries to spin. Good exchange. Kowalkiewicz clinches and Jedrzejczyk reverses. One minute to go. Left hook on the break from Jedrzejczyk and Kowalkiewicz tries to clinch back up. Rear waistlock for the champion. Good knee and elbows, short right hand. Head kick on the break. They exchange until the bell. 10-9 Jedrzejczyk.

Final result: Jedrzejczyk def. Kowalkiewicz by unanimous decision

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185 lbs.: Yoel Romero vs. Chris Weidman

Round 1: As usual, Weidman orthodox and Romero southpaw. Weidman looks for a head kick. Both men falling short thus far. One minute in. Nice body kick from Romero. Weidman changes levels, stuffed. Body kick lands for him. Weidman completes a single-leg and a scramble ensues. Romero slips free and they resume on the feet. Two minutes in. Lead right by the former champion. Body kicks from Weidman and an axe kick. Romero reverses a takedown and lands a hook on the way up. Two minutes to go.

Superman punch lands for Romero, who eats a counter. Short uppercuts from Romero when Weidman changes levels. One minute to go. Body kick by Romero. Weidman shoots after taking a low kick and grabs the seatbelt. Romero gets back to his feet, Weidman on his waist, and cranks a kimura before the bell. 10-9 Weidman.

Round 2: Romero covers himself in water in the corner and earns himself a quick wiping-down.

Weidman staying active, lands another body kick. Romero sprawls on a takedown and lands a straight left. Romero to the body. One minute in. 1-2 by the Cuban. Low kick lands for him and he stuffs another takedown. Low kick from Weidman. Overhand left connects. Body kick from Weidman. Straight right lands. Knee to the body from Weidman and Romero claims an eye poke. Oof, yep, that was a poke. Romero flicking out right hands, eats one from Weidman and lands a hard body kick. Weidman catches it and tries a head kick. Romero threatens a takedown, two minutes to go.

Beautiful trip by Romero, who grabs the rear waistlock when Weidman stands. Knees to the thigh by the Cuban. Weidman trying reverse elbows. One minute to go. Brief trip from Romero, then a double-leg, avoiding a guillotine and landing hard punches. 10-9 Romero.

Round 3: Body kick from Weidman, low kick from Romero. Weidman shoots in and Romero just obliterates him with a perfect flying knee. Holy moly.

Final result: Romero def. Weidman by TKO (flying knee and punches)

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135 lbs.: Raquel Pennington vs. Miesha Tate

Round 1: Low kicks from Tate to start the fight. Jab-hook from Pennington. One minute in. Jabs landing for Pennington. Nice combination. Tate ties up and both women land some dirty boxing. Tate hauls her to the cage, looking for a single-leg. Two minutes in. Pennington slowly sets up a guillotine and yanks Tate into the air. Tate using the cage to relieve the pressure and continues to drive. Pennington sprawling well thus far. Two minutes to go.

Tate finally gets the takedown and sets up in guard. Pennington trying to stand with the cage, does so but with Tate attached to her. One hook in for the former champion. Pennington lands some elbows to the thigh as she controls Tate's wrists. Tate establishes the body triangle at the bell. 10-9 Tate.

Round 2: Pennington continues to work well behind her jab. Knee from Tate. Great jabs from Pennington and some heavy shots when Tate ties up. One minute in. Tate wades into the clinch. Tate pressing her against the cage, lands some knees to the body. two minutes in. Elbow from Tate, who eats a solid uppercut. Pennington slips to the rear waistlock and Tate grabs the fence. Dirty boxing from Pennington. Two minutes to go.

Pennington staying heavy against the cage. Knees from Tate, body punches by Pennington. Tate reverses position. One minute to go. Pennington reverses in turn and continues to dig away with short punches. Nice punching exchange at the bell. 10-9 Pennington.

Round 3: Tate swings her way into the clinch and pulls guard. {ennington presses her against the fence, then sinks down to the mat, where Tate looks for an armbar. Pennington lands elbows and solid punches as Tate tries the triangle-armbar series. One minute in. Tate continues to transition as Pennington lands ground-and-pound. Tate turns, looking for a leg, and Pennington takes north-south. Two minutes in. Tate trying to use the cage, eats an elbow and manages to shoot in. Pennington sprawls on it and looks for a ten-finger guillotine. Tate goes to her back and looks for a heel hook. Pennington patiently slips out, standing over her. Two minutes to go.

Leg kicks by Pennington and she sprawls again. Tate going hard for the takedown as Pennington threatens a front choke. Pennington pressing her against the cage, landing punches. One minute to go. Takedown from Pennington, landing punches as Tate uses a knee shield. Tate turns for a Kimura, denied. Pennington stands and pounds away until the bell. 10-9 Pennington.

Final result: Pennington def. Tate by unanimous decision

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145 lbs.: Frankie Edgar vs. Jeremy Stephens

Round 1: Both men jabbing early. Edgar shoots, stuffed, lands a combination. Low kick from Stephens. Edgar shoots again and takes him to the fence. One minute in. Stephens circles free. Low kick from Edgar. Stephens just misses with a knee. Good 1-2 from Edgar. Two minutes in. Stephens tries a high kick, eats a leg kick. Edgar shoots and transitions to the front headlock, firing knees. He transitions to a single-leg, Stephens defends well.Edgar eventually gets him down for a second. Two minutes to go.

He gets in on Stephens' hips again and takes him down again. Stephens returns to his feet and they eventually separate. Edgar caught a finger in the eye, looks like. They resume without fuss. Lead right from Stephens. 2-3 connects for Edgar and he blocks a head kick. Stephens digs a right low and left high before the bell. 10-9 Edgar.

Round 2: Stephens stuffs an early takedown and eats a punch to the nards. Overhand right by Edgar when they resume. Stephens tries a switch kick, eats a body kick. Edgar really moving well, avoiding Stephens' bombs. Low kick lands. One minute in. 3-2 and a takedown from Edgar. He transitions to the rear waistlock when Stephens scrambles and slams him down. Stephens returns to his feet. Stephens tries a combination. 2-3 by Edgar. Low kick and takedown attempt, but Stephens blasts him with a head kick and an illegal knee when he shoots in. Edgar's hurt. Hard right hand by Edgar as Stephens stalks him. Two minutes to go.

Stephens patient, sticking out his jab. Body shot. Check hook from Edgar, Overhand right lands for Stephens, then another. Three-piece from Edgar in return. Lovely takedown by Edgar into half guard. Stephens scrambles up and finds himself in a guillotine, He escapes, still on the bottom. One minute to go. Edgar looking to set up the guillotine from side control. He locks it up and steps to mount, where he loses it but continues landing damage. Close round. 10-9 Edgar.

Round 3: Low kick from Stephens. Right hand lands for Stephens. Another good low kick lands, but Edgar takes him down with it. Half guard now. One minute in. He passes to side control, only for Stephens to crank a kimura. Edgar hops back to half guard, slips out, and lands elbows. Full mount for the former champion. Now the back. Two minutes in. One hook in for Edgar against the cage. Stephens stands, gets hauled back down immediately. Stephens works his way back up and separates. Hard straight right by Stephens. Two minutes to go.

Frankie shoots, stuffed. Spinning back kick attempt. Again, then Edgar lands a right hand. Left hook. Stephens marching after him. One minute to go. Three-punch combination lands. Stephens digs a right downstairs. Uppercut whiffs. Edgar lands a lead right. 3-2 by Edgar, then a straight right. Stephens lands a corking right hand and eats a 1-2 before the bell. 10-9 Edgar.

Final result: Edgar def. Stephens by unanimous decision

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155 lbs.: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson

Round 1: Low kicks from Johnson early on. Fairly tentative start. Left hand from Johnson, low kick, 1-2. One minute in. Overand left lands clean for Johnson, who's landing extremely well so far. Body shots. MONSTER right hook and overhand left hurt Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov shoots, Johnson defends on the cage. Two minutes in. Nurmagomedov completes it into side control. He moves into the crucifix and lands punches, then goes back to side control. Good elbow. Two minutes to go.

Hard ground-and-pound from "The Eagle." Johnson regains guard as the beating continues, gives up half guard. Nurmagomedov just battering him, moves to mount on the fence. One minute to go. Khabib takes his back and pounds away with vicious left hands. Khabib continues thumping him until the bell. 10-9 Nurmagomedov, who struggled too much in the early going for a 10-8.

Round 2: Johnson's still slinging heat. Straight left lands for him. Again. Uppercut from Nurmagomedov. Johnson steps into the clinch and manages to escape the takedown attempt. He stops another takedown, then another and he pulls guard on a guillotine. Nurmagomedov quickly slips out and passes directly to the crucifix. Two minutes in. The ground-and-pound continues, Nurmagomedov nicely switching between positions to maximize damage. Now the back and more sledgehammer punches follow. Two minutes to go.

Johnson honestly looks like a beaten man in there. Nurmagomedov just utterly dominating him, taking his post out from under him and constantly landing heavy punches. This needs to be stopped. Khabib postures up and continues pummeling him until the bell. 10-8 Nurmagomedov.

Round 3: Uppercut from Nurmagomedov and they sling heat. Easy takedown into mount. Hard elbow. Bloody hell, those punches are making some unpleasant sounds on Johnson's face. Full mount, one arm trapped. He threatens an arm-triangle. Johnson tries to use the cage to stand, only succeeds in getting back to side control. Nurmagomedov locks up a Kimura and draws the tap, ending the beatdown.

Final result: Nurmagomedov def. Johnson by submission (kimura)

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185 lbs.: Tim Boetsch vs. Rafael Natal

Round 1: Natal counter right, Boetsch right hand afterwards. Natal looks for a high kick. One minute in. Boetsch lands a front kick to the body, shrugs off a takedown, and lands a thudding right hook. Natal low kick, eats a right hand. Boetsch checks a kick and stuffs a takedown. Two minutes in. Boetsch continues to pressure. Low kick lands for him, then a right straight. Natal tries a spinning back fist. Good exchange, both men connect. Two minutes to go.

Body kick from Natal, who gets clobbered with a right hand when his back hits the fence. Natal falls and Boetsch pounds away until the ref steps in.

Final result: Boetsch def. Natal by KO (punches)

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170 lbs.: Belal Muhammad vs. Vicente Luque

Round 1: Low kicks from Luque. Muhammad looks for a high kick. Body kicks from Luque bouncing off the forearms. Good exchange. One minute in. Luque pressuring well. Muhammad plants his feet to throw back, only to get flattened by a left hook. A few follow-up punches and Luque has his second consecutive knockout victory.

Final result: Luque def. Muhammad by KO (punches)

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155 lbs.: Thiago Alves vs. Jim Miller

Round 1: Miller on the advance, lands a 1-2. Hard counter knee from Alves as Miller tries to open up. One minute in. Low kick by Miller. Uppercut to straight left. Alves looks for a head kick. Another left from Miller, who catches a head kick and takes Alves down into guard. Two minutes in. Alves tries to kick him away, cannot do so. Alves scoots to the fence and Miller looks for the back. Two minutes to go.

Alves spins to his feet and separates. Straight left by Miller, who's slipped most of Alves' straight rights. One minute to go. Body kick lands for Miller. Straight left form Miller and then an exchange near the fence. Miller ties up and eats a  pair of knees. Alves marching forward at the bell. 10-9 Miller.

Round 2: Both men light on their feet early on. Right hand from Miller. Alves lands a body kick, eats another straight left. He tries a jumping knee. One minute in. Uppercut by Miller, met by a jab. 3-2 from Alves and a body kick. Miller shoots, sprawled on.  Alves eats a body kick in return. He jumps in with a knee and Miller immediately takes him down. Two minutes in. Half guard for Miller, who's looking for a front headlock as Alves turns into him. Alves trying to get to the fence as Miller threatens an arm-triangle, Two minutes to go.

Alves trying to use the fence to stand. Miller staying heavy on him, landing as he does. Alves slinging right hands. Left hook, right hand, knee. One minute to go. Miller looking for a single-leg. Sneaky elbow by Miller on the counter after they split. Alves opening up, tries to spin. 10-9 Miller.

Round 3: Miller with an inside low kick. Body kick from Alves, eats a straight left. Good inside low kick and left hand from Miller. Alves knocks hi off-balance and pursues. One minute in. Beautiful blast double from Miller into guard. Now half guard. Alves trying hard to stand with an underhook. Two minutes in. He scrambles up and lands a head kick. Miller body kick, Alves answers. Two minutes to go.

Miller times a kick and hits another takedown into half guard. Alves rolls into turtle position and continues to scramble, only to get slung back down with a guillotine. Miller retains half guard. Miller nearly takes mount. He loses top position looking for another guillotine with thirty seconds to go. Alves desperately drops punches until the bell. 10-9 Miller.

Final result: Miller def. Alves by unanimous decision

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135 lbs.: Liz Carmouche vs. Katlyn Chookagian

Round 1: Carmouche stomping forward, Chookagian circling. Low kick from Chookagian, Carmouche responds in kind. One minute in. More low kicks from both women. Body kick and right hand land for Carmouche, then a counter right. Low kick and Carmouche plants her against the cage. Two minutes in. Chookagian seated, landing shart elbows to the side off the head. She pops up, still clinched with two minutes to go.

Knee from Chookagian as Carmouche continues to drive forward. Carmouche changes levels, lifts, and scores another takedown. One minute to go. Carmouche grinds away until the bell. 10-9 Carmouche.

Round 2: Back to the low kicks. Carmouche grabs a front headlock and hauls her to the fence. Chookagian gets underhooks and separates. Low kick from Chookagian, 1-2 soon after. One minute in. Carmouche catches a body kick and hits a slam into side control. She stays heavy, landing elbows. Two minutes in. Chookagian looks for the underhook to stand, Carmouche keeps her down with the front headlock and she regains guard. Two minutes to go.

Chookagian trying to use a body triangle. Carmouche postures up and Chookagian gets her feet under her. Good knee as they separate. One minute to go. Left hand connects. Carmouche leg kick, Chookagian body kick. Counter right from Katlyn. Leg kick before the bell. 10-9 Carmouche.

Round 3: Kicks from Carmouche to start the round. Low kick lands. Hard combo from Chookagian and she drops Carmouche with a head kick. Carmouche shoots in and eats a pair of hard knees. One minute in. Good knee from Carmouche as she continues to press in. They separate. Combo from Chookagian. Counter right lands. Carmouche looks tired, but manages to shoot in and score a takedown. Two minutes in. Chookagian seated against the fence, eats a knee on the way up. They separate. Two minutes to go.

Carmouche lands a low kick. Chookagian looking for the head kick again. One minute to go. Carmouche trips her up with a leg kick. Carmouche shoots and Chookagian sprawls. She continues fighting off the takedown until the bell. 10-9 Chookagian.

Final result: Carmouche def. Chookagian by split decision

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