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UFC 252 live stream results, play-by-play updates for ‘Miocic vs Cormier 3’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will pull the trigger on UFC 252, which takes place inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 15, 2020), streaming live online via ESPN+. The pay-per-view (PPV) event will feature reigning Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, who defends his 265-pound strap in a rubber match against familiar foe — and former division kingpin — Daniel Cormier in what could be the final fight of his illustrious combat sports career. UFC 252 also hosts the Bantamweight “Sugar Show” between rising 135-pound star, Sean O’Malley, against 14-fight Octagon journeyman, Marlon Vera, as well as another hard-hitting Heavyweight showdown between top-ranked division contenders, Junior dos Santos and Jairzinho Rozenstruik. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 252 fight card below, starting with the ESPN+/Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN+/ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Miocic vs. Cormier 3.” Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 252 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)


UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier — Miocic def. Cormier by unanimous decision (49-46 x2, 48-47) — HIGHLIGHTS!
Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera — Vera def. O’Malley by TKO (elbows and punches) at 4:40 of Round One — RECAP!
Junior dos Santos vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik — Rozenstruik def. dos Santos by TKO (punches) at 3:47 of Round Two
Herbert Burns vs. Daniel Pineda — Pineda def. Burns by TKO (elbows) at 4:37 of Round Two
John Dodson vs. Merab Dvalishvili — Dvalishvili def. Dodson by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba
Jim Miller vs. Vinc Pichel — Pichel def. Miller by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 29-27)
Felice Herrig vs. Virna Jandiroba — Jandiroba def. Herrig by submission (armbar) at 1:44 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS!
T.J. Brown vs. Danny Chavez — Chavez def. Brown by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Livinha Souza vs. Ashley Yoder — Souza def. Yoder by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Chris Daukaus vs. Parker Porter — Daukaus def. Porter by TKO (punches and knee) at 4:28 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS!
Kai Kamaka III vs. Tony Kelley — Kamaka def. Kelley by unanimous decision (29-28 x3) — HIGHLIGHTS!


265 lbs.: UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier

Round one: Low kicks from Miocic to start. Stiff jab connects. One minute in. Miocic targeting the lead leg, digs in a nice body shot. Cormier changes levels, avoids a guillotine, holds a front headlock as Miocic stands. Knee connects for him. Miocic pulls his head free and separates. Two minutes in. Cormier patiently advancing, eats a jab. 1-2 from Miocic, right hand to the body. Low kick lands for Cormier. Two minutes to go.

Miocic with a jab and 1-2, eats an overhand right in return. He takes a finger in the eye soon after and takes some time to recover. They trade low kicks upon resuming. Cormier attempts to clinch on the fence, eats a right cross and 1-2 downstairs. Sneaky corkscrew uppercut with a minute to go. Right cross and jab, Cormier answers with a double right hand. Another right hand on the break. Big right hand by Cormier appears to hurt Miocic on the fence, but he stays up. 10-9 Miocic.

Round two: Cormier lands a low kick, takes a low blow. Uppercut an dleft hook land for Miocic, who doesn’t chase. He threatens a knee tap. One minute in. Low kick exchange. Hard shots by Cormier in the clinch. 1-3. Body jab by Miocic in return. Low kick exchange, left hook by Cormier. Miocic with a right hand on the exit, then a hook downstairs. Right cross upstairs. Two minutes in. Cormier low kicks. Miocic body jab, takes a left hook, lands one of his own. Two minutes to go.

Combination lands for Cormier behind the jab. Miocic digs a left hook and knee downstairs. Good jabs by Cormier, right hand behind them and a leg kick. One minute to go. Cormier feints low and lands an overhand right. Body shot. Triple jab. Low kick to body shot. Miocic catches him circling with a right hand and continues to slam them home until Cormier falls. He follows Cormier down into mount, where DC holds him tight until the bell. 10-9 Miocic.

Round three: Miocic advancing, jabs the body. Low kick lands. They trade right hands on the fence. Good jab by Cormier. Miocic tries a head kick, jabs the body. 3-2 lands and both swing big right hands. Knee from Miocic inside. One minute in. Cormier double jab, eats a combination. 1-2, counter right by Miocic and he takes Cormier to the fence. Knee strays low. Miocic tries a spinning elbow on the break. Two minutes in. Low kick from Cormier. Miocic lands a combination, puts him on the fence again. Knees to the thigh. Two minutes to go.

Short body punches. Knees downstairs. Right hand from Miocic on the break. They trade low kicks. One minute to go. Cormier back on the advance. Miocic jabs the body. They trade near the center. Brief clinch, 1-2 from Miocic met by a Cormier overhand right. Cormier complains of an eye poke. 10-9 Miocic.

Round four: Cormier’s eye is in rough shape after that poke. Sending out kicks early, lands a right hand. Miocic jabs the body. Low kick and right hand from Miocic. Good 1-2 by Cormier. Miocic puts him on the fence and lands a short left a minute in. Double unders from Miocic as Cormier lands short body blows. They separate. Jab lands for Cormier, who gets cracked by a counter right. Lead right lands. Cormier jabs the body. 1-2. Two minutes in. Miocic checks a leg kick, takes a glancing overhand right. They trade in the center. Miocic grabs double unders and takes him to the fence. Good rights from Cormier met by a 1-2. Cormier to the body. Hard right hand by Miocic, Cormier lands a heavy one in return with two minutes to go.

They trade rights in the center. Miocic frames and takes him to the fence. They separate. Left hook by Miocic. One minute to go. Low kick lands for Cormier. Miocic hauls him to the fence again. They separate, good shots by Cormier in the center. Sneaky right hand. Close round. 10-9 Miocic.

Round five: Low kick from Cormier and a jab behind it. Miocic jabs the body. To the head this time, 1-2 after taking a combo from Cormier. Three-piece and jab from Miocic. Cormier jab. Cormier takes him to the fence with double unders a minute in, gets reversed. Two minutes in. Knee by Miocic. They separate. Miocic shoots, lands a knee to the body, eats a combination, comes back with a two-piece of his own. Miocic with a knee, Cormier with a right hand. Cormier takes him to the fence, gets reversed. Two minutes to go.

Miocic with a combo on the break. 1-2 from Cormier. 1-2 lands for Miocic, then another and he shoots. Cormier denies it and puts him on the fence. Right hand on the break, good elbow. One minute to go. 1-2 from Miocic. Both bang the body in the clinch. Miocic puts him on the fence. Knees to the thigh from Miocic. To the body now. 10-9 Miocic. Rounds 1 and 4 could have easily gone to Cormier, but Miocic won 2, 3, and 5.

Final result:

135 lbs.: Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera

Round one: They trade low kicks to start. O’Malley with a teep downstairs. Leg kick lands. Both try to kick at once. One minute in. Another calf kick prompts Vera to switch stance. Vera tries a front kick, eats a body kick. He’s unable to deal with the range so far. Two minutes in. Head kick attempt. O’Malley continuing to circle, avoids a front kick. Two minutes to go.

O’Malley appears to injure his leg stepping in. Vera pressing forward, blocks an overhand right. Another leg kick spins O’Malley around. Vera tries a head kick. One minute to go. O’Malley denies a clinch, fires right hands. He opens up, then his leg gives out. Vera follows him down into guard and blasts him with elbows and punches; O’Malley appears to go out for a millisecond on the first elbow, then wakes up as the follow-up shots rain down. The ref steps in. O’Malley is in horrible agony, clutching his leg. Replay shows he badly twisted his foot.

Final result: Vera def. O’Malley by TKO (elbows and punches)

265 lbs.: Junior dos Santos vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Round one: Low kick from dos Santos to start. Rozenstruik lands one not long after, takes a jab and right to the body. One minute in. dos Santos front kick strays low, head kick blocked. dos Santos fires a lead right and eats a counter. Low kick catches dos Santos in the jewels. Heavy overhand right and left hook land for the Brazilian, then a stiff jab. Body jab connects. dos Santos right hand, Rozenstruik low kicks. Two minutes to go.

Body jab by dos Santos once again. Rozenstruik kicking the lead leg every time dos Santos steps in and throws. Rozenstruik catches a body kick and blitzes. One minute to go. Overhand right from dos Santos, left hook from Rozenstruik. dos Santos tries a wheel kick. Rozenstruik jab to low blow. Glancing wheel kick from dos Santos. 10-9 dos Santos.

Round two: Rozenstruik with a low kick to 1-2. Jab from dos Santos met by a leg kick. More low kicks. dos Santos with a right downstairs. One minute in. Rozenstruik head kick falls short. dos Santos lands a lead right, eats a low kick, lands a jab. Lead hook two minutes in. Teep to the midsection. Good straight right lands upstairs, jab to the body. Rozenstruik leg kick. Two minutes to go.

dos Santos changes levels, Rozenstruik flurries in response. 1-2 by the latter. Now pressuring on the fence. Left uppercut to right hand and down goes dos Santos. He swarms the former champ with punches and it’s over.

Final result: Rozenstruik def. dos Santos by TKO (punches)

145 lbs.: Herbert Burns vs. Daniel Pineda

Round one: Heavy overhand right lands for Pineda in the early going. Burns takes him down, eats an elbow after Pineda stands. Pineda digs a hook to the body and takes him down into guard. One minute in. Short shots from Pineda. Solid punches. He passes to half guard. He stands over Burns two minutes in and drops a right hand. Burns brings up his legs, eats some short shots. Pineda continues to chisel away. Two minutes to go.

Burns weirdly helpless off of his back so far. Heavy punches by Pineda. Heavy right hands, postures out of a triangle, big elbow with a minute to go. Pineda continues to pile up punches and elbows. 10-8 Pineda.

Round two: Low kick from Burns. Lead right hand into an outside reap into half guard. Pineda looks to regain guard. Burns drops punches and looks for the back as Pineda stands. Elbows to the thigh from Pineda. One minute in. Burns back on top in half guard. Looking for mount against the fence. Pineda punching off of his back. Two minutes in. Pineda looks to kick his way to the feet, avoids a back take, sets up on top in half guard. More punches. Two minutes to go.

Pineda moves to side control and gets the crucifix. Hard elbows. One minute to go. More elbows and punches from Pineda. Ref stops it.

Final result: Pineda def. Burns by TKO (elbows)

135 lbs.: John Dodson vs. Merab Dvalishvili

Round one: Dvalishvili tries a spinning back fist, falls well short. Uncharacteristically patient so far. Dodson sticks a left to the body. One minute in. Both flicking out their lead hands. Low kick from Dodson. Body shot again. Two minutes in. Dvalishvili fires a right hand and shoots. Gets him to his knees, moves to the rear waist lock and lands knee. Drags him down, back up. More knees to the butt. Two minutes to go.

More and more knees to the butt. Dodson separates with a minute to go. Dvalishvili feints a right hand. Low kick lands for him. Dodson tries a combination. Straight left lands for him. 10-9 Dvalishvili.

Round two: Dodson lands to the body early. Dvalishvili tries an ankle pick, lands a left hook. Low kick from Dodson a minute in. Right hook. Dvalishvili shoots behind a right hand, hauls Dodson away from the fence, and dumps him down, but can’t establish. Dodson with a left downstairs. Dvalishvili lands a glancing spinning back fist, then a heavy right hand before shooting. Straight right into his next takedown attempt. Two minutes to go.

Short left hands by Dvalishvili against the fence. He changes levels, dumps Dodson down, still can’t establish. Low kick from Dvalishvili. Dodson answers in kind. Dvalishvili fakes a shot, lands a left. One minute to go. Dodson flurry falls short. Dvalishvili tries a left hook. Flurry from Dodson, denies a shot. Blast double catches Dodson throwing a knee for a late takedown. 10-9 Dvalishvili.

Round three: They scream at each other to start the round. They trade, low kick from Dvalishvili. Dodson stuffs a takedown and both land on the break. One minute in. Lead right lands for Dvalishvili. Another lead right connects and Dodson makes distance. A third lead right and he shoots. Takes him away from the fence, still can’t establish. Left hand by Dodson. Two minutes in. Right hand lands for Dvalishvili. Low kick lands, eats one in return. Dvalishvili shoots, denied. Dodson answers a lead right with a clean overhand left. Dvalishvili connects against the fence with two minutes to go.

Straight right from Dvalishvili once again. Lead elbow into an unsuccessful level change. Hard right catches Dodson coming in. Attempted level change by Dvalishvili. Unsuccessful spin, successful takedown against the fence. Dodson pops right back up with a minute to go. Dvalishvili with knees and hammerfists to the thigh. Both swing before the bell. 10-9 Dvalishvili.

Final result: Dvalishvili def. Dodson by unanimous decision

155 lbs.: Jim Miller vs. Vinc Pichel

Round one: Right hand from Pichel to start. Miller tries a combination. Left hand upstairs. Pichel tries a two-piece. Low kick connects. One minute in. Front kick to right hand. Both try combinations near the fence. Heavy low kicks in combination from Miller, the second of which lands on the groin. Pichel doesn’t take long to recover. Miller combo, eats a low kick. They trade lefts. Pichel lands a knee downstairs as Miller takes him to the fence. Two minutes in. They trade knees inside. Elbow and knee land well for Miller. They separate. Pichel tries a combo. Two minutes to go.

Miller tries a body kick. Superman punch into a takedown and he latches onto Pichel’s back. Miller has one hook in, nearly gets the choke with a minute to go. Now setting up a guillotine. Pichel breaks his grip. Miller rolls for a calf slicer in the waning seconds. 10-9 Miller.

Round two: Miller shoots through a head kick to land on top in guard. Staying heavy near the fence. One minute in. Pichel kicks him away and lands an upkick as he stands, then puts Miller on the fence. Miller looks for a front headlock as he’s taken down in return. Pichel sets up in his guard two minutes in. Miller brings up a rubber guard, Pichel passes to side control in response. Miller regains half guard, then guard. He turns for a kneebar, doesn’t have the knee inside with two minutes to go.

Pichel drops some left hands as he retakes half guard. Staying heavy now. Short elbows. One minute to go. He tries to posture for a right hand. Lands the next right hand, briefly considers an arm triangle. He opens up with ground-and-pound in the last few seconds. 10-9 Pichel.

Round three: Pichel presses forward with punches and changes levels, taking Miller down against the fence. Both men consider kimuras. Good right hand as he passes to side control, knee to the body. Miller rolls for a leg, loses it and eats a right hand a minute in. He gives up the back and Pichel puts in a hook. Both hooks in. Miller turns, grabs a front headlock. Now he pulls guard for a guillotine, loses it, lands on top in half guard two minutes in. Pichel gets to a knee, now Miller looking for the back. Pichel slips out the back door and grabs the front headlock. Now looking for the back. Two mintues to go.

Pichel stands in the scramble, Miller pressing him against the fence. Pichel lands some Browne elbows and a knee upstairs. Hard knee on the break. Miller looking tired. Pichel fires right hands and changes levels. Can’t get the single-leg, fires knees. Miler reverses on the fence. Pichel fires a head kick on the break with a minute to go. They tie up and Miller pulls guard on a guillotine, but Pichel pops his head free. Picihel postures up for some final ground-and-pound. 10-9 Pichel.

Final result: Pichel def. Miller by unanimous decision

115 lbs.: Felice Herrig vs. Virna Jandiroba

Round one: Jandiroba immediately shoots and completes the double-leg with an outside reap. On top in half guard. Looking for side control. Herrig tries to stand, unable to but regains guard. Punches form Jandiroba, looks for the back a minute in. Herrig gets to the fence, has a hand pinned. Jandiroba mounts her, spins for an armbar, and there’s the tap. Beautiful work by Jandiroba.

Final result: Jandiroba def. Herrig by submission (armbar)

145 lbs.: T.J. Brown vs. Danny Chavez

Round one: Low kick exchange to start. Chavez wheel kick falls just short. Hard counter right stings Brown, who eats a low kick afterwards. They trade, Brown lands a left hook. Another low leg kick by Chavez a minute in. Jabs from Brown. Body kick attempt. Lots of feints after a fast start. Brown shoots, denied. Low kick drops Brown, who switches stance. Chavez tries a head kick. Low kick from Brown, dropped by another calf kick. Chavez lets him up. Brown lands a combo with two minutes to go.

Both whiff on the fence. Chavez leg kick, then another as Brown switches back from southpaw. Brown answers a low kick with a body shot and right cross. One minute to go. Body kick from Brown, eats another calf kick and tries to shoot. He counters a low kick with a two-piece. Body kick by Brown, blocks a head kick. 10-9 Chavez.

Round two: They trade low kicks early. One minute in. Head kick just blocked, heavy low kicks have Brown staggering. Chavez 1-2, takes a glancing counter left. Brown steps in with a knee downstairs and they tie up on the fence. Separation two minutes in. Straight left from Brown, then a body kick. Combination lands for him on the fence. Both land in the center. As they trade, a straight right drops Brown and Chavez looks to jump on him. He sets up in guard with two minutes to go.

Brown gets to his knees and tries to drive through, denied. Chavez tries a head kick after they separate. One minute to go. 2-1 lands for him. Brown tries a body kick. Spinning back fist misses, Chavez reverses on the fence. 10-9 Chavez.

Round three: Brown tries a combo, shoots, denied. Unable to grab a leglock and they return to the feet. Chavez digs a right to the body a minute in. Brown swings a right hand, can’t get the takedown and eats another low kick. Body kick by Chavez. Brown backs him to the fence and they slug it out until he shoots. Denied two minutes in. He tries a spinning elbow before they separate. Straight right by Chavez, eats one in return. Brown looking for combinations. Low kick exchange. Right hand connects. Two minutes to go.

Body kick to right hand to level change attempt. Elbow, knee, elbow on the break. He’s outworking Chavez late in this round. He ties up, lands elbows, eats a knee. One minute to go. Brown lands some hard elbows and Chavez takes him down, avoiding a guillotine. He kicks Browns legs out form under him when he stands. Brown granby rolls, can’t separate. Punches and a body knee by Chavez, then a pair of suplexes. 10-9 Brown.

Final result: Chavez def. Brown by unanimous decision

115 lbs.: Livinha Souza vs. Ashley Yoder

Round one: Yoder attempts an early back take, only for Souza to slip out the back door and set up in guard. Elbow from the Brazilian. One minute in. Staying heavy, chipping away with short punches. Souza postures up and lands a nasty right hand, looking to follow up as Yoder stands. Lead right by Souza. Two minutes in. Right hand to the body. Yoder shoots, denied. Body kick lands. Low kick from Souza, caught by a teep. Two minutes to go.

Two heavy right hands land for Souza, who blocks a head kick. Yoder still sending out rear-leg kicks. Souza puts her on the fence, gets caught in a front headlock, ducks out of it when Yoder tries to lock up a guillotine. One minute to go. Yoder keeping her against the fence, looks for a single-leg. Yoder with an uppercut on the break, eats an overhand right in return. More kicks from Yoder, who sprawls on a shot and looks for the back. 10-9 Souza.

Round two: Yoder sticks a left to the body. Combination upstairs, pressing forward. Head kick attempt met by a low kick. Counter overhand from Souza, who denies a takedown with a whizzer. One minute in. Yoder keeping her against the fence. Knee to the body by Yoder, short right hands. Trading knees to the body. Two minutes in. Souza forces her way off the fence, lands a leg kick. Overhand right. Straight left by Yoder, fires a combination and puts her on the fence again. Shot knees with two minutes to go.

Both fire knees downstairs. Souza explodes out and goes back to firing leg kicks. Head kick attempt. Yoder avoids a right hand and tries to jump on her back, gets too high with a minute to go. Souza tries to punch, can’t keep her down against the fence. Yoder sprawls on her. 10-9 Yoder.

Round three: Early low kicks from Souza. Lead right connects, then to the body, met by a counter left. Another counter right by Souza, another leg kick. Yoder pursues with a combo, eats a right, gets reversed on the fence a minute in. Souza gets her to her knees for a moment. Knees downstairs. She swings on the break. Straight lefts and body kick by Yoder. Two minutes in. Souza leg kick, Yoder straight left. Same sequence but a combo from Yoder this time. She takes a low blow. She lands a body kick, eats a leg kick. Straight left. Two minutes to go.

Souza cracks her with another low kick. Yoder body kick blocked, answered in kind. Souza winging right hands. Body shot met by a teep with a minute to go. Yoder 1-2, eats a leg kick. She answers a leg kick with another combination. Souza lands a leg kick and wrenches a head-and-arm throw. Yoder looking for the back, ends up on the bottom in guard. Close round. 10-9 Souza?

Final result: Souza def. Yoder by unanimous decision

265 lbs.: Chris Daukaus vs. Parker Porter

Round one: They trade punches in the center to start. Both fire right hands, hard rights inside by Porter. Daukaus responds with some heavy rights of his own and jockey for position on the fence a minute in. Body punches in the clinch, elbow, right on the break by Daukaus. Porter lands a combination, eats one in return. Low kick lands for him. Two minutes in. Daukaus lands a leg kick in return. Two right hands an da knee. Low kick. Jab exchange. Porter pushes him back with a combination, slips the return fire. Two minutes to go.

Another Daukaus low kick. Porter tries a haed kick and counter right, neither connect. As they trade in the center, Daukaus lands about a four punch combination that sends Porter crumbling to the mat. Porter somehow gets back to his feet and goes back on the attack. Low kick lands for him. Daukaus lands a combo, eats one in return. Another brutal sequence of punches by Daukaus send Porter staggering back and a knee sends him to the mat, where Daukaus polishes him off.

Final result: Daukaus def. Porter by TKO (punches and knee)

145 lbs.: Kai Kamaka III vs. Tony Kelley

Round one: Early kicks from Kelley. They trade in the center. Stiff jab lands for Kelley. Sharp lead right. He’s sticking and moving well so far. Check hook lands for Kamaka. One minute in. Another check hook met by a low kick. Kamaka combination. Kelley to the body, eats a low-high 1-2. Brief clinch. Sharp 1-2 by Kamaka. Knee to the body as they tie up. Two minutes in. 1-2 lands for Kelley. Kamaka catches him with another counter hook. Body punch to body kick. Kelley jab, Kamaka cross. Hard right hands by Kamaka. Kelley tries to come back with a body kick. Kelley steps in, eats a knee. Two minutes to go.

Low kick from Kelley, gets hurt by a left hook t othe body. Kamaka shoots and dumps him to the mat against the fence. Kelley stands, eats a left hook. Another vicious liver shot by Kamaka and he tears into him against the fence. Another liver shot. Kelley unbalances himself and gets taken down. He grabs the fence to stand, gets taken down again with a minute to go. Kamaka on top in guard. Short punches. Left hands on the way up. He rips the body again before the bell. 10-9 Kamaka.

Round two: Combination from Kamaka early on. Right hand from Kelley, who catches a kick but can’t sweep the foot out. Kamaka eats body kicks, comes back with a hook downstairs. 1-2 a minute in. 1-2 again and Kelley loses his footing for a moment. Kamaka answers a low kick with a straight right. The boxing of Kamaka is proving decisive so far. Kelley lands a left hook, eats a body shot. Short right from Kelley on the counter. Two minutes in. Another body shot by Kamaka and a jab to the same spot. Clean two-piece upstairs, combination on the fence. Kelley knocks him back with a jab and opens up at close range. Kelley slugging in the center. Kamaka banging the body in return. He grabs double unders, shoots, takes him down with two minutes to go.

Kelley makes it back to his feet against the fence. One minute to go. Kamaka stays attached, changes levels, dumps him down again. Kelley stands and goes to work with nasty elbows before they separate. 1-2-knee-elbow-triple knee, Browne elbows. Great round. 10-9 Kelley.

Round three: Destructive combinations from Kelley to start. Knees, elbows, and more. He tries to jump guard on a guillotine and ends up on the bottom in guard. Kamaka staying tight, landing short blows. One minute in. Kelley scoots to the fence. He turns to his knees, stands, and separates. Slugging in the center, both men landing hard. Kamaka ripping the body as Kelley sneaks in elbows and knees. Kamaka changes levels. Kelley tries Browne elbows and short punches as he defends. Two minutes to go.

Kelley with an elbow and knee after taking a body shot. Back to range. Both land body kicks. Knees and elbows by Kelley, but one of them strays low. Kamaka takes his time to recover. 1-2 from Kamaka. Knee by Kelley, eats a left hook and a nasty counter right. Kelley lands knees as Kamaka rips the body. One minute to go. Another counter hook by Kamaka. Jab to the body met by one upstairs. Counter 3-2, body shot. Kelley tries a body kick, eats another counter 3-2. 10-9 Kamaka in a great fight.

Final result: Kamaka def. Kelley by unanimous decision

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