After a brief pit stop on FOX Sports 1, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the pay-per-view (PPV) market this Saturday night (June 4, 2016) with UFC 199: "Rockhold vs. Bisping 2," taking place inside The Forum in Los Angeles, California.
That's where UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will make the first defense of his 185-pound title in a short-notice rematch against Michael Bisping, as the result of a late injury to former champ Chris Weidman.
In the UFC 199 PPV co-main event, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will collide with longtime nemesis Urijah Faber in a 135-pound rubber match that will (hopefully) settle their score once and for all.
And that's just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
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Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 199 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC 199 QUICK RESULTS:
185 lbs.: Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping -- Bisping def. Rockhold by KO (punches) at 3:36 of Round One
135 lbs.: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber -- Cruz def. Faber by unanimous decision (50-45 x2, 49-46)
145 lbs.: Max Holloway vs. Ricardo Lamas -- Holloway def. Lamas by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
185 lbs.: Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard -- Henderson def. Lombard by KO (head kick and elbow) at 1:27 of Round Two -- WATCH HIGHLIGHTS HERE!
155 lbs.: Bobby Green vs. Dustin Poirier -- Poirier def. Green by TKO (punches) at 2:53 of Round One
145 lbs.: Cole Miller vs. Alex Caceres -- Caceres def. Miller by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
145 lbs.: Clay Guida vs. Brian Ortega -- Ortega def. Guida by KO (knee) at 4:40 of Round Three
155 lbs.: Beneil Dariush vs. James Vick -- Dariush def. Vick by KO (punches) at 4:16 of Round One
115 lbs.: Jessica Penne vs. Jessica Andrade -- Andrade def. Penne by TKO (punches) at 2:56 of Round Two
170 lbs.: Tom Breese vs. Sean Strickland -- Strickland def. Breese by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
205 lbs.: Luiz Henrique da Silva vs. Jonathan Wilson -- da Silva def. Wilson by TKO (punches) at 4:11 of Round Two
185 lbs.: Kevin Casey vs. Elvis Mutapcic -- Split Draw
155 lbs.: Dong Hyun Kim vs. Marco Polo Reyes -- Reyes def. Kim by KO (punches) at 1:52 of Round Three
UFC 199 LIVE PLAY-BY-PLAY:
185 lbs.: UFC Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping
Round 1: Low kick from Rockhold. Bisping falls short with a combination. One minute in. Right hand lands for the challenger. Rockhold goes high, blocked. Another right from Bisping. Straight left lands for the champion, Bisping comes back with a combination. Body kick from Rockhold. Two minutes in. Both land body kicks. Right hand from Bisping. Glancing left hook. Body kick and right hook from Rockhold. Two minutes to go.
Bisping low kick. Good check hook from the champion. BIG left hook drops Rockhold! He pops back up, only to get dropped with another hook. He goes down and Bisping lays into him until the lights go out. Michael Bisping is the UFC Middleweight Champion.
Final result: Bisping def. Rockhold by KO (punches)
135 lbs.: UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber
Round 1: No glove touch to start this rubber match. Cruz moving as usual. Faber tries a knee and Cruz immediately puts him on his back. Faber with butterfly guard. Faber controlling his posture. One minute in. Cruz hops into half guard, avoids a Kimra and stays attached as Faber scrambles up. Knees to the thigh from the Champion. Cruz spins him to the mat, Faber scrambles up and eats a hard right hand. Two minutes in. Right hand from Faber and he shoots in. Cruz hits a lovely Granby roll to land on top in side control. Faber latches onto an ankle as they scramble up, can't use it. Faber looks for a ninja choke in the clinch and they separate. Two minutes to go.
Faber rushes in with a right hand, eats a couple in return. Low kick from Cruz. One minute to go. Cruz tries a single-leg, nothing there. Cruz with a nice combination near the fence. Another combo from the champion. 10-9 Cruz.
Round 2: Cruz sticking out the jab. BIG left hand drops Faber and Cruz tries to pound him out. No dice and they return to their feet. Cruz marching after him. Faber shoots under a head kick, eats a nasty left from Faber as they rise. One minute in. Cruz pops him with the jab and a low kick. Another low kick that Faber tries a fails to catch. Two minutes in. Faber still in full retreat. Two minutes to go.
Faber slings an overhand left. Cruz slips it. Low kick from the champion. Quick exchange near the ropes. counter right by Faber. One minute to go. 1-2 by Cruz. Cruz continues to advance, prodding at range. Left from Urijah, Cruz goes to the body. 10-9 Cruz.
Round 3: Body kick from Faber. Low kick by Cruz, then a looping left hook. Faber lands inside, then eats a hard right hand as Cruz straightens up. One minute in. Low kick and right hands from Cruz. Faber seems befuddled. Cruz low kick. Two minutes in. Cruz just walking Faber down. Another hard left hand stings Faber. Counter right from Faber, two left hooks from Cruz come back. Overhand left this time. Two minutes to go.
Faber's struggling to pull the trigger. Left hook by Cruz connects. One minute to go. Cruz catches a kick and looks for a takedown, eating a left in the process. Quick takedown attempt trips Urijah up. One-way traffic as Cruz lands another left hand. 10-9 Cruz.
Round 4: Faber just has no answers for Cruz, missing with the vast majority of his punches. Cruz pops him with the jab. Faber looks to tie up after eating a low kick, denied. One minute in. Cruz's defense is on point. Two minutes in. Low kick from Faber gets caught. Hard straight right from the champion. Brutal series of counters sends Faber down again. Faber survives and returns to his feet. Two minutes to go.
Faber cannot touch Cruz. One minute to go. Right hand from Cruz, avoiding all return fire. They exchange in the center. 10-9 Cruz.
Round 5: Jab from Cruz early on. Nasty combination by the champion. This is utter domination. Faber finally lands his overhand right and Cruz shrugs it off. One minute in. Quick exchange near the center. Faber continues to fall short with his punches. Two minutes in. Right hand from Faber, Cruz takes him down and looks for the back. Cruz attached to his waist, looking to put in hooks. Faber gets back to his feet and breaks his grip. Two minutes to go.
Right hand from Faber, who manages to fight off another takedown attempt. Cruz hits his legendary knee-tap into guard, then passes to side control. Faber scrambles up, giving Cruz the waistlock. One minute to go. They separate. Uppercut lands for Cruz before the bell. 10-9 Cruz.
Final result: Cruz def. Faber by unanimous decision
145 lbs.: Max Holloway vs. Ricardo Lamas
Round 1: Holloway the taller man by a fair margin. Low kick from Lamas. Good combination from Holloway as Lamas covers up. They trade oblique kicks. Left hook by Lamas, right hook by Holloway. Holloway using angles well. Straight left lands as part of a combination. Stiff right hand counter. Low kick by Lamas in return. Two minutes in. Holloway rips into him with punches to the head and body. Lamas can't stay off the fence. He shoots, Holloway stuffs it and takes top position. Lamas turns into him and latches onto a leg, which Holloway extracts. Two minutes to go.
Wheel kick attempt by Lamas. Side kick from Lamas. Low kick lands for him. Lamas looks for a single-leg. Holloway defending, gets himself to the fence. Sneaky elbow from Lamas. One minute to go. Holloway limp-legs out and separates. Low kick from Lamas. Counters from Lamas, Holloway comes back with a glancing wheel kick. Combination from the Hawaiian, who eats a knee to the body. 10-9 Holloway.
Round 2: Lamas tries a high kick early. Low kick lands for him. Lamas lands inside as they tie up. One minute in. Holloway with a straight left to the body, then a combination on the fence. Lamas dings him with a left hook. 3-2 from the Hawaiian. Lamas low kick. Holloway blocks a high kick. Counter 3-2 stings Lamas and Holloway is on the attack. Brutal combination from Holloway. Lamas throwing back and manages to land flush with a left hook and right hand. Lamas shoots and Holloway slaps on a guillotine, transitioning to a north-south . Lamas turns to stand, eats a knee to the body. Two minutes to go.
Holloway lands a kick to the body as Lamas stands. Three-piece combo. Lamas lands an overhand right. Two-piece counter by Holloway. Lamas shoots, looking for a single-leg. One minute to go. Holloway cracks him with a right hand as he defends, then transitions into a face-crank. He takes the back and drops punches until the bell, ending with an elbow. 10-9 Holloway.
Round 3: Low kick from Lamas as Holloway retreats. Capoeira kick attempt. 3-2 by Lamas, who eats a straight left. One minute in. Lamas whiffs on another wheel kick, lands a low kick. Straight right lands for Holloway. 2-3 counter, then a straight left. Holloway lands a combination in the center. Two minutes in. Lamas with a looping left hook and low kick. Another low kick, then a takedown attempt that Holloway stuffs. Sneaky head kick by Lamas and they trade punches. Two minutes to go.
Lamas trucks his way into the clinch. Knees from Holloway before they separate. Left hand from Holloway. Good right hook inside. Lamas comes back with a stiff jab. One minute to go. Holloway lands a hard combination and tries to open up on the fence. Nice elbow as Lamas drives. Spinning elbow from Lamas. Holloway with a combination late in the round and they agree to just slug in the last few seconds, both landing some absolute bombs before the bell. 10-9 Holloway.
Final result: Holloway def. Lamas by unanimous decision
185 lbs.: Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard
Round 1: Lombard lands a hard left hand early, avoiding the Henderson right hand. Low kick from Hendo. Another low kick lands as Lombard stalks forward. One minute in. Good right hand by Henderson. 1-2 from the American. Two minutes in. Another right hand off a faked level change. Lombard slings a left hand and Hendo cracks him with a hard right. Lombard stumbles back, only to blast Henderson with a left uppercut and hurl him to the mat. Lombard on top in side control. He goes for an Americana, then a straight armbar. Henderson avoids both. Two minutes to go.
Lombard looking for the mounted crucifix. Big shots from Lombard on the way up. A looping left sends Hendo to the mat and Lombard tries to put him away. Henderson makes it back to his feet but his legs are not there. Lombard desperately chasing him with punches, hits an easy knee-tap takedown. One minute. Lombard on top in guard. Henderson ties him up and survives the round. 10-9 Lombard.
Round 2: Low kick from Henderson. Body kick from Lombard in return, blocked. Another big right by Henderson. Both whiff on lead hooks. One minute in. Lombard head kick blocked. Lombard catches a high kick, only for Hendo to annihilate him with an elbow while his hands are occupied. Lombard goes down in a heap and Dan Henderson has a stunning upset knockout.
Final result: Henderson def. Lombard by KO (head kick and elbow)
155 lbs.: Bobby Green vs. Dustin Poirier
Round 1: Green lands a straight right, eats a right hook in return. Poirier pursuing and they trade inside. Body kick from Poirier. Low kick by Green. Poirier answers in kind. One minute in. Another low kick, then a body shot. Green postures, only for Poirier to crush him with left hands. Green manages to recover and make it to his feet, eating an uppercut along the way. Poirier blasts him with another left hand, in full seek-and-destroy mode. Green moving his head, looking to throw back. Two minutes in. Right hooks. Green with a straight right, eats a low kick and another straight left. Another left hand behind the ear puts Green down and there's no coming back from this one. The ref steps in and Green, after a recovery period, gives Poirier an appreciative clap.
Final result: Poirier def. Green by TKO (punches)
145 lbs.: Clay Guida vs. Brian Ortega
Round 1: Lots of movement early. 1-2 from Guida. Left hook from Guida drops Ortega to his rear. "T-City" pops back to his feet quickly before Guida can follow up. One minute in. Ortega whiffs on a head kick. Guida catches a low kick, can't use it. Two minutes in. Overhand right lands for Guida. Guida shoots in, looking for a single-leg. Ortega defending on the fence, shoves him away. Overhand right, left hook by Guida. Two minutes to go.
Counter right from Guida. Ortega really not offering much in return thus far. One minute to go. Overhand right stings Ortega and Guida looks to flurry. Ortega slips out of danger. Ortega tries a wheel kick. 10-9 Guida.
Round 2: Guida shoots in, ducks out when Ortega threatens a guillotine. Neither man landing clean thus far. One minute in. Uppercut lands for Ortega. Guida to the body. Left hook connects after a two-piece from Ortega. Two minutes in. Right hand by Ortega slips through. Ortega body kick. Guida fakes a shot, lands a left. Again, right hand this time. Two minutes to go.
Head kick by Guida. Punches to the body. Ortega eats a leg kick, comes back with a solid uppercut. Guida shoots, stuffed. Straight right connects. One minute to go. Ortega lands a right inside. Counter left lands for Guida and Ortega takes him to the fence, landing an elbow. Body kick lands for Ortega, then an uppercut. Hug Tornado from Ortega before the bell. 10-9 Guida.
Round 3: Counter left lands for Ortega in the early going. Guida tries a body kick, blocked. Short right hand by Ortega. One minute in. Long uppercut lands. Ortega looking sharper on the feet, steering clear of Guida's wider blows. Guida to the body. Ortega starting to work a jab. Two minutes in. No big impacts thus far this round. 1-2 from Ortega as he eats a jab. Straight left lands. Three-piece combo by Ortega. Two minutes to go.
1-2 from Ortega. Spinning back kick blocked. Guida comes back with an overhand right. One minute to go. Good exchange in the center. Uppercut lands for Ortega as he pursues. Knee upstairs. Guida retreating and Ortaga opening up with wild shots. Guida with a right hand, but gets leveled by a knee in the waning seconds. Clutch knockout by Brian Ortega.
Final result: Ortega def. Guida by KO (knee)
155 lbs.: Beneil Dariush vs. James Vick
Round 1: Vick staying on the outside, moving quite a bit. Head kick and low kick from Vick, both blocked. Dariush body kick, Vick answers in kind. Vick tossing out plenty of kicks, catches Dariush in the eye with a finger. One minute in. Body kick from Vick, who tries a flying knee and eats a hard left hand in midair. Low kick by Dariush, then another left hand as he pursues. Another eye poke by Vick. They resume and Dariush lands a low kick and 1-2. Body kick blocked. Next one lands. Two minutes in. Dariush blocks a high kick and drops Vick with a left hand. Brutal ground-and-pound by Dariush; Vick just getting battered, but makes it back to his feet. Sneaky left hand by Dariush inside. Two minutes to go.
Vick fights off a throw attempt. They jockey for position on the fence. Dariush gets the Thai plum, separates. Body kick from Vick, who walks into another counter left and wobbles. Dariush laying into him on the inside, then absolutely levels him with an overhand left. Vick goes down and he is completely out.
Final result: Dariush def. Vick by KO (punches)
115 lbs.: Jessica Penne vs. Jessica Andrade
Round 1: Andrade slowly advancing. She erupts with a flurry on the fence, landing some solid blows on Penne. One minute in. Penne misses with a front kick. 1-2 by Penne, heavy flurry by Andrade. Penne with some knees inside. Heavy elbow by Andrade and some left hooks behind it. Two minutes in. Another flurry from Andrade. Another; Penne trying to cover up or get the Thai plum. Knees by Penne. Andrade just marching forward, slinging punches. Two minutes to go.
1-2 by Penne. Andrade still walking her down, although Penne's intercepting some of them. Penne clinches, eats a flurry. One minute to go. Penne tries to shoot, eats more punches. Low kick, punches. 1-2 from Penne connects. Andrade to the body, then upstairs with a right hand. Penne covers up and desperately retreats as Andrade rips into her, eventually going down from a body shot before the bell. 10-9 Andrade.
Round 2: Penne sticks out her jab, teases a takedown. Andrade continues her forward march. Body shots from Andrade, right hands upstairs. Penne tries a trip, can't hit it. Anrade continues to punish the body, then cracks her with hooks upstairs and shoves Penne to the mat. One minute in. She waves Penne up. Andrade just battering the former title challenger against the fence. Two minutes in. Penne goes for a takedown, eats a right hand for her trouble. Sharp right cross on the fence. Andrade pummels her inside on the fence. Vicious flurry to the body and head. Penne has no answer and the referee steps in
Final result: Andrade def. Penne by TKO (punches)
145 lbs.: Cole Miller vs. Alex Caceres
Round 1: Caceres comes out on the attack and immediately drops Miller with a straight left. Cole ties up in response and, after a brief struggle, takes his foe to the mat. Caceres manages to make it to his feet, only to give up his back. The two scramble on the mat and Caceres takes top position. He elects to let Milelr up. Body kick from Caceres. Two minutes in. Low kick by Caceres. Head kick connects through the guard and a straight left knocks Miller back. Body kick lands. Two minutes to go.
Combination by Caceres. Uppercut and straight lefts rock Miller and they tie up. Miller wades into the clinch. Caceres catches a knee and takes him down into half guard, then lets him up when he's poised to regain guard. One minute to go. Caceres lands a body kick. Miller left hook and low kick. Body shots from Bruce Leroy. Caceres hits an easy takedown into side control, then nearly takes mount. He steps away when Cole looks for a leg. 10-9 Caceres.
Round 2: Jumping switch kick from Caceres hits forearm. Quick exchange in the center. Right hand lands for the MMA Lab product. Low kick connects. One minute in. Left hand rocks Miller. Miller looks incredibly gunshy and gets slung to the mat. Miller lands a right hand, gets pressed against the cage. Miller tries to pull guard, Caceres walksaway. He looks really, really bad in there. Two minutes in. Miller just covers up whenever Caceres punches and his own strikes look like they're moving through water. Caceres running circles around him, dumps him to the mat. Two minutes to go.
Elbow stings Miller. More combinations by Caceres. Miller finally lands a straight right to no effect. One minute to go. Caceres keeps piecing him up until the bell. 10-9 Caceres.
Round 3: Right hook from Caceres. Wild left hand and brutal takedown. This is legitimately the worst performance I have ever seen out of Cole Miller. Caceres digging away with ground-and-pound, lets him up. Left hands from Caceres. One minute in. Cole lands a much-needed takdown, but gets overzealous looking for the back and Caceres nearly slips out the backdoor. Miller transitions to an armbar, but Caceres thrashes his way free and avoids a guillotine before standing. Two minutes in. Miler stomps into the clinch, Caceres reverses position. Miller pulls guard, nothing there. Two minutes to go.
Miller lands a left hand, stalking forward. Caceres again controls the clinch before separating. Left hands from Caceres. Uppercut and straight left by Caceres, who tries to take the back and gives up top position. One minute to go. Miller takes half guard. He moves to the back with thirty seconds to go. He lands short shots until the bell. 10-9 Miller.
Final result: Caceres def. Miller by unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Tom Breese vs. Sean Strickland
Round 1: Two really tall white guys with shaved heads. This is going to be a joy to keep straight.
Body kick from Breese. Low kick lands. One minute in. Low kick once again. Crowd's already restless, probably spoiled after the earlier fights. Body kick from Breese. Jab from Strickland. Low kick from the American. Two minutes in. Left hook lands for Strickland. High kick attempt, Breese comes back with a low kick. Two minutes to go.
Body shot-right hook from Breese. They exchange, Breese lands a right hook and eats a body kick. Breese pushes him back with a combination. One minute to go. Strickland catches a low kick, can't use it. Quick exchange in the center. Body kicks from Breese in the waning seconds. 10-9 Breese.
Round 2: Strickland looking loose early, landing solid combinations. Low kick from Breese, overhand right from Strickland inside. Body kick by Breese. One minute in, clinch. Left hand by Breese, glancing blow. Body kick from Breese. Two minutes in. Hard counters from Breese back Strickland off. Body kick lands again. Low kick from Strickland in return. 3-2 from Breese, jabs from Strickland. Straight left dings Strickland. Two minutes to go.
Breese doing well on the counter. Strickland looks for the high kick. Body shot from Breese. Strickland body kick. Left hand from Strickland. One minute to go. Superman punch from Breese. Breese putting his punches together well in the latter portion of the round. Body kick from Strickland, left hook on the inside. 3-2 from Breese. 10-9 Breese.
Round 3: Quick exchanges in the early going, both men getting in their licks. 2-3 from Breese. One minute in. Jabs from Breese, Strickland slips the left. They tie up, separate. Jabs from both men. Breese tries a throw, denied by the whizzer and Strickland takes him to the fence. Two minutes in. Combo from Breese. Brief exchanges, no real telling blows. Two minutes to go.
Combination from Strickland. Both men landing well now. Good 1-2 by Strickland. One minute to go. Breese puts Strickland on his back, can't keep him there. Strickland denies a suplex. Good right hand from STrickland late and he stuffs a takedown, going to work with hard ground-and-pound before the bell. 10-9 Strickland.
Final result: Strickland def. Breese by split decision
205 lbs.: Luiz Henrique da Silva vs. Jonathan Wilson
Round 1: Low kick from da Silva to start. Wilson pops him with a jab, then lands a body kick. Wilson rips to the body inside while da Silva looks for knees. A right hook seems to sting da Silva and they separate. Low kick by the Brazilian. He forces Wilson back, lands a hard body kick and a knee in the clinch. Uppercut from da Silva on the exit. Uppercut lands inside for him. da Silva with a body kick and looping right hand. Good knee inside. Wilson slinging punches, lands a glancing left. Two minutes in. Low kick from da Silva. Wilson to the body. Both dig to the body in close. da Silva looks for a high kick, lands an uppercut and knee to the body. Wilson doesn't look comfortable in there. Two minutes to go.
Wilson to the body. Straight left upstairs. Body kick by the Brazilian. Solid punches by Wilson answered by a right hand. Knees from da Silva. One minute in. Very good work by da Silva. They separate. da Silva continues to advance, walks into a right hook. da Silva with a right hand and knees before the bell. 10-9 da Silva.
Round 2: Wilson shoots, eats several knees to the body before going for a sacrifice throw. He seems winded. Wilson lands some solid punches inside, only to get stung by an uppercut. da Silva forces him to the fence, putting together steady combinations. Wilson hits a much-needed takedown in the center, landing in full guard. They return to their feet and da Silva continues to work, only to get hurt by a series of punches. An overhand left sends the Brazilian down and Wilson settles in top position, dropping punches. da Silva hits a sweep and moves right into mount. Two minutes to go.
da Silva dropping solid punches from mount. Wilson gives up his back, but da Silva just continues to pound the snot out of him until the referee steps in.
Final result: da Silva def. Wilson by TKO (punches)
185 lbs.: Kevin Casey vs. Elvis Mutapcic
Round 1: Casey opens with a strong inside low kick. And again as Mutapcic tries to kick. Combination lands for Mutapcic. One minute in. Casey with another hard low kick. High kick attempt from Mutapcic, then a front kick to the body. Casey shoots in from somewhere in the next zip code, but puts Mutapcic on his back in half guard. Two minutes in. Casey staying heavy, digging in body shots. Mutapcic has an underhook. Two minutes to go.
Mutapcic controlling him thus far. Casey steadily passes to side control. Ont minute to go. Casey mounts, but Mutapcic slips out the backdoor and stands in the ensuing scramble. Casey cracks him with a hard uppercut inside and Mutapcic pursues until the bell. 10-9 Casey.
Round 2: Low kick exchange, Casey with a right hook afterwards. Body kick by Mutapcic. Another soon after. HArd punches by Casey inside. Mutapcic answers with an elbow and right hook. One minute in. Body kick from Mutapcic. Casey with a well-timed takedown, Mutapcic pops right back up and fires knees until Casey hits another takedown directly into mount. Two minutes in. Casey still in mount, landing punches. Finally, Mutapcic uses the cage to slip out. Two minutes to go.
Mutapcic lands some solid blows inside until Casey takes him to the fence. More knees from Mutapcic inside. One minute to go. Mutapcic keeps landing in the clinch until the bell. 10-9 Mutapcic.
Round 3: Mutapcic on the advance. Body kick, then a nasty knee and elbow from Mutapcic. Left hook lands for him. Body kick and right hand. One minute in. Low kick from Mutapcic. Elbow and knee from Mutapcic, who takes him to the fence. Casey pushes him away. Casey shoots, eats shots inside. Casey pokes him in the eye inside two minutes in. Mutapcic resumes with a front kick. Right hand lands. Low kick by Casey, clearly exhausted. Front kick from Mutapcic. Two minutes to go.
They trade low kicks. Mutapcic continues to advance at a rather more sedate pace than he should. Body kick by Mutapcic. One minute to go. Knee to the body and elbow. 1-2 lands. Casey shoots, Mutapcic counters and takes mount with thirty seconds to go. Mutapcic drops shots until the bell, but can't finish. 10-9 Mutapcic, nearly but not quite a 10-8.
Final result: Split Draw
155 lbs.: Dong Hyun Kim vs. Marco Polo Reyes
Round 1: Kim looks noticeably taller than his foe, who lands a pair of right hands early. Left hook from Kim as they exchange. Right hand from the South Korean. One minute in. Left hook tags Kim. Kim answers with his own, forcing Reyes back. Another left hook rattles Reyes, who immediately starts to throw back before getting clinched. Reyes comes back with a brutal elbow that drops Kim. The Korean desperately trying to survive, eats a knee on the way up. Reyes laying into him. Kim trying to survive, throwing back. Down he goes from a left hand, but he manages to tie up in half guard. Now full guard. Reyes looks to posture up. Kim turns into him and stands, going right back to throwing. Two minutes to go.
Kim still looks unsteady. Left hook from Kim. Headbutt and knee from Kim. Another knee. Reyes throwing power shots off his back foot. Spinning back kick lands. One minute to go. Kim barrels into the clinch, shrugs off a left hook and shoots. Kim hits a throw into side control with just over half a minute to go. Reyes scrambles up, avoiding a crucifix neck crank. Kim ties up again before the bell. 10-9 Reyes in a terrific round. Kim's eye is borked.
Round 2: Doctor steps in to look at the swelling beneath Kim's eye, immediately gives him the go-ahead. Things slow down a bit as they engage on the outside. Kim working the jab. Reyes looking to spin. Hard right cross from the Mexican. One minute in. Another left hook by Reyes, then to the body. Kim just wading in, slinging his left hook. Reyes digs in a powerful body shot. 2-3 by Reyes, Kim still in there with him. Right hands but now Reyes is wobbled by a left hook. Kim moves into the clinch and digs in short uppercuts, eating better knees along the way. Kim looking to lay into him on the fence. Reyes circles off, digs to the body. Reyes tagging the body, eating more shots to the head in return. Great exchanges. Two minutes to go.
Left hook from Kim, but Reyes drills him with a series of brutal combos. Kim fires a desperation takedown and somehow scores it against the fence. Reyes uses the cage to stand and separates. Straight punches from Reyes, then a knee to the body. One minute to go. Nasty right from Reyes, then a 1-2 with an audible crack. Kim wades back into the clinch. Kim flubs a throw and ties Reyes up in guard. Reyes smacks him with elbows until the bell. 10-9 Reyes.
Round 3: Kim with a right hand to start. Reyes with a knee to the body, then a pair of solid low kicks. Kim tries a low kick, hits cup. Reyes steps right back into the fray on the restart. Kim to the legs. One minute in. 2-3 by Kim. Reyes with a hard low kick that Kim catches but can't use. Reyes finding more and more success. Finally, a savage straight right turns Kim's legs to jelly. Two more come behind it and this fight is over.
Final result: Reyes def. Kim by KO (punches)