UFC 265 live stream results and play-by-play updates for the “Lewis vs. Gane” pay-per-view (PPV) event are right here for your enjoyment. The action gets underway TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 7, 2021) from inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, featuring the five-round, interim heavyweight championship between top-ranked contenders Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane. In UFC 265’s co-main event, former featherweight champion Jose Aldo continues his bantamweight run against long-time division bruiser and fellow Brazilian, Pedro Munhoz.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 265 fight card below, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:15 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+.
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UFC 265 QUICK RESULTS:
Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane — Gane def. Lewis by TKO (punches) at 4:11 of Round Three — WATCH HIGHLIGHTS!
Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz — Aldo def. Munhoz by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque — Luque def. Chiesa by submission (d’arce choke) at 3:25 of Round One
Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres — Torres def. Hill by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Casey Kenney vs. Song Yadong — Song def. Kenney by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Rafael Fiziev vs. Bobby Green — Fiziev def. Green by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Vince Morales vs. Drako Rodriguez — Morales def. Rodriguez by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Ed Herman vs. Alonzo Menifield — Menifield def. Herman by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne — Penne def. Kowalkiewicz by submission (armbar) at 4:32 of Round One — WATCH HIGHLIGHTS!
Manel Kape vs. Ode Osbourne — Kape def. Osbourne by KO (flying knee) at 4:44 of Round One — WATCH HIGHLIGHTS!
Anderson Dos Santos vs. Miles Johns — Johns def. Dos Santos by KO (punch) at 1:16 of Round Three — WATCH HIGHLIGHTS!
Melissa Gatto vs. Victoria Leonardo — Gatto def. Leonardo by TKO (arm injury) at 5:00 of Round Two
Johnny Munoz vs. Jamey Simmons — Munoz def. Simmons by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:35 of Round Two — WATCH HIGHLIGHTS!
UFC 265 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
265 lbs.: Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane for interim heavyweight title
Round 1: Lewis tries a head kick, slips, eats a right hand on the way up. Body kick attempt. One minute in. Low kicks from Gane. Lewis tries to rush two minutes in. Jab and body kick from Gane. More low kicks from Gane. Lewis trying the occasional burst, can’t corral Gane. Two minutes to go.
Lewis lands a right downstairs. He tries to follow up with a kick but hits Gane in the cup. After a pause, Gane goes back to potshotting with kicks. Lewis blitzes, brief clinch. Jabs and low kicks doing work for Gane. Lewis charges with a pair of rights, can’t connect. One minute to go. Body kick from Gane. Lewis tries a head kick in return, eats a 1-2 and a leg kick. Gane punches Lewis in the eye and takes a poke in the process. 10-9 Gane.
Round 2: Gane still picking off the lead leg, lands a stiff jab. Lewis tries a jumping switch kick, lands a leg kick. One minute in. Leg kick from Gane. Complaining of eye pokes. Lewis charges, Gane spins him aside. Lewis tries a head kick. Two minutes in. Gane body kick. He tries a jump knee, lands an elbow. Lewis ties up, gets reversed. Knees from Gane in the clinch. They separate with two minutes to go.
Lewis right hand falls short. Low kick from Gane. He puts Lewis on the fence. One minute to go. Hard elbow from Gane on the break, right hook behind it. Lewis tries a switch kick. 10-9 Gane.
Round 3: Hard leg kicks from Gane, right hand behind them. Another low kick a minute in. Lewis still very reticent to let his hands go. Head kick attempt. Gane with a snap kick downstairs. Two minutes in. Gane tries an elbow on his way into the clinch. Knee to the body. Lewis tries to trip him down, can’t do so. Lewis blitz falls short and he eats a leg kick for his trouble. Two minutes to go.
Hard combination from Gane and he slams home punches against the fence. Right hook drops Lewis and Gane follows up with a knee, continuing to pour on the hurt. Head kick lands with the foot. Lewis slinging right hands, then fades back wincing as though he hurt his eye. Gane forces him to his knees and slams home punches until the ref intervenes.
Final result: Gane def. Lewis by TKO (punches)
135 lbs.: Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz
Round 1: Munhoz tries a spinning back kick, eats a leg kick. Aldo checking the return fire. Munhoz whiffs a wheel kick. Aldo digs a body shot a minute in. Munhoz looking for the leg kicks but Aldo checking them. Spinning back kick attempt. Munhoz leg kicks, Aldo body shot. Nice counter knee by Aldo, right hand behind it two minutes in. Aldo digs another body shot, absorbs a hard right hand. Two minutes to go.
Munhoz low kick, Aldo jab. Aldo with a right to the body. Counter uppercut. Swatting right hand. Body jab. One minute to go. Aldo rips the body after avoiding a combo. Right hand to the body. Nice exchange, Munhoz lands a right hand after eating a left hook. Aldo blasts him with an uppercut. 10-9 Aldo.
Round 2: Munhoz comes out swinging, lands a left hook. Low kick from Aldo. Munhoz digs a body shot. Jab exchange. Left hook from Aldo, big trade. One minute in. Hard hook from Munhoz. Doing well with his pressure this round. Jab to uppercut. Hard right cross. Two minutes in. Aldo jabs the body. Aldo’s output hasn’t been there this round and Munhoz is taking advantage. There’s a hard body shot from Aldo. Low-high combo by Aldo with two minutes to go.
Good movement from Aldo. One minute to go. Aldo looks for body shots. Right hand downstairs. Uppercut misses. 10-9 Munhoz.
Round 3: Big combos from Aldo to start. Brutal hooks. Munhoz puts him on the fence. Jabs land for Aldo, brief clinch. Munhoz missed badly with a tornado kick. Low kick exchange. One minute in. Aldo body jab. More jabs and low kicks. Brutal four-piece capped by a right cross. Body shot two minutes in. Heavy leg kick. Munhoz cracks him with a right cross in response. Right hand to the body by Aldo. Heavy leg kick drops Munhoz and Aldo follows up with two hard punches on the way up. Low kick exchange. Two minutes to go.
Munhoz falls short with a wheel kick. Aldo fires a right downstairs. Sharp right cross as he angles off. Combination, leg kick. One minute to go. Munhoz whiffs another wheel kick. Aldo lands a low kick and rips off a combo to the head. 10-9 Aldo.
Final result: Aldo def. Munhoz by unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque
Round 1: Luque advancing, Chiesa circling. Low kick from Luque. Chiesa straight left. One minute in. Low kick lands for Luque. Clean 1-2 from Chiesa cuts Luque, who knocks an off-balance Chiesa down with a right hand. Powerful double-leg by Chiesa puts him on top in half guard two minutes in. One hook in and he’s hunting the RNC. Vicious palm-to-palm squeeze, can’t get it. Luque turns, then wraps up his signature d’arce with two minutes to go.
Chiesa makes a mighty effort to escape, but it’s in too deep, and there’s the tap.
Final result: Luque def. Chiesa by submission (d’arce choke)
115 lbs.: Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres
Round 1: Teep lands for Torres. Body kicks landing. She tries a Superman punch, lands more body shots. Sharp left hooks. Hill pressing forward. One minute in. Right hand from Hill. Hill catches a kick and trips her down. Torres trying to stand against the fence. Nice scramble. Two minutes in. Knee from Hill in the clinch. Good right hand. Torres low kicks. Kick exchange. Counter right lands for Torres. Kick exchange. Two minutes to go.
Hill counters a low kick with a right hand. Torres Superman punch. Hill head kick attempt, eats a combo and side kick. Well-timed double by Torres, great defense by Hill. Torres body kick and right hand. Spinning back fist whiffs. One minute to go. Torres shoots, denied, lands a combination. Teep to the body, right hands from Hill. They trade in the center. Torres lands a body kick, avoids a spinning elbow. Hill lands a good body kick at the bell. 10-9 Torres.
Round 2: More kicks from Torres, Hill counter combo. Torres lands body kicks. Hook kick, combination. Hill maintaining the pressure. Left hook lands for her. Double right lands for Hill a minute in. They trade hard right hands. Hill low kicks. Side kicks from Torres, Hill catches one and they trade right hands. Hill grabs a rear waist lock two minutes in and looks for the back. Knee to the body, right hand on the break. Front kick from Torres. Two right hands. Two minutes to go.
Torres tries a wheel kick. Hard punches in the clinch, eats some knees in the process. Counter right and low kick by Torres. They trade near the fence. One minute to go. Torres right hand and oblique kick. Superman punch from Hill. Brutal exchange near the fence. Hill looks to spin, takes mount after avoiding a wheel kick. 10-9 Torres.
Round 3: Trading kicks to start. Hill still advancing, takes a body kick and ties up. Short right hands in the clinch. Torres pummels and separates. Right hand from Hill a minute in as they exchange. Combination by Torres. She shoots, denied, lands a right on the break. Hill with a right downstairs. Right hand upstairs. Hook kick attempt. Two minutes in. She tries to spin, eats a right hand. A few more right hands. Hill catches a body kick and they slug near the fence. Torres side kick, right hand upstairs. Lead right. Continuing to outspeed and outland Hill. Two minutes to go.
Heavy exchanges. Hill counter right. Trading rights in the center. One minute to go. Hill shoots, denied, lands a knee downstairs. Lead right from Torres. Side kick. They trade right hands. Jab exchange. Right hand to double leg puts Torres on top. Hill scrambles up and gets thrown from the whizzer before the bell. 10-9 Torres.
Final result: Torres def. Hill by unanimous decision
135 lbs.: Casey Kenney vs. Song Yadong
Round 1: Body kick, good right hand from Song. Kenney looking for body kicks. Song tries a high-speed combo. One minute in. Low kick from Song, counter left after eating a shot from Kenney. Kenney body kicks. Straight left lands for him. Straight right comes back at him. Hard body kick from Song two minutes in. Kenney with a straight left and body kick. Counter right. Song low kick. Left hook up top. Fast exchange in the center. Two minutes to go.
Counter right hook and body kick from Kenney. Song counter left. Kenney tries a wheel kick. Song low kick. Song slips and Kenney jumps on him but can’t establish or get the guillotine. One minute to go. Short punches from Song. Kenney continues to pressure after they separate. Song low kick. Good exchanges before the bell. 10-9 Song.
Round 2: Low kick lands for Kenney. Song goes to the body, takes a counter right. Body kick from Song. Kenney with a straight left, eats a hook in return. One minute in. Song combination attempt. Kenney jabs the body. Continuing to press forward. Low kick exchange. Song to the body. Kenney low kick and right hook. Two minutes in. Song pushes forward with combinations. Low kick connects. Kenney low kick. He shoots with two minutes to go.
Song denies and separates. Superman punch from Kenney, body kick. Song digs a right downstairs. One minute to go. Jabs from Song. Body kick exchange, both land right hands. Stiff straight left by Kenney. 3-2 by Song in return. Low kick connects, Kenney cracks him with a pair of straight lefts in return. Song puts him on the fence. Kenney unable to change levels. Closer round. 10-9 Kenney?
Round 3: Kenney back on the advance. Check hook from Song, who eats one in return soon after. Body kick from Kenney, blocks a head kick. One minute in. Song pops him with a right hand, lands body kicks. Kenney body kick. Song low kick, Kenney straight left. They trade body kicks. Song straight right two minutes in. Body kick from Kenney, then a knee upstairs that Song leans into. Combination from Song. Heavy body kick. Body shots. Kenney cracks him with a straight left with two minutes to go.
Kenney shoots, denied. Right hook lands for him. Song lead right. Straight left by Kenney, who eats a thumping body kick. He shoots, denied with a minute to go. Kenney straight left, Song combo. Good three-piece and body kicks from Song. Kenney straight left, Song body shots. Great exchange in the center. Kenney takes him down in the final seconds and drops elbows. 10-9 Song.
Final result: Song def. Kenney by split decision
155 lbs.: Rafael Fiziev vs. Bobby Green
Round 1: Fiziev sends out body kicks on the southpaw Green. Combination from Green a minute in. Some nice exchanges in the early going. Green with a left downstairs. Green catches a body kick, avoids a right hand. Fiziev low kick. Low-high combos two minutes in. Green jabs the body, tries a counter left. They trade left hands with two minutes to go.
Quick exchange in the center. Straight left by Green. Fiziev body kick. Green left hand, Fiziev elbow. One minute to go. Another body kick by Fiziev. Trading body kicks. Right hand to body kick from Green. Elbow from Fiziev on the break. Low kick. More low kicks. Gonna be hard to score. 10-9 Green.
Round 2: Big punches from Fiziev in the early going. Brief clinch. Fiziev body kick. Head movement by Green. Fiziev low kicks, Green catches but can’t use one. One minute in. Fiziev low kick, Green punches. Brutal low kicks landing for Fiziev. Body shots. Green pops him with jabs. Green with his own body kick two minutes in. Fiziev answers with a brutal right hand that hurts Green, but despite landing some heavy shots behind it, Green remains standing. Fiziev with a glancing head kick and they trade heavy combinations on the fence. Fiziev counter right. Two minutes to go.
Green digs a right downstairs, eats a leg kick, checks the next one. Fiziev straight right. Green jabs the body. Snap kick downstairs. Counter right by Fiziev, leg kick connects. One minute to go. Big 1-2 by Green. Fiziev blasts him with a right hand and elbow in return. Green straight left, body jab. Great exchanges. Green goes low-high. 10-9 Fiziev.
Round 3: Early combo from Green. Fiziev lands a body kick. Both fire body kicks. Green straight left, Fiziev overhand right and a heavy combo. One minute in. Green asking for more as Fiziev chops at his lead leg. Heavy combinations from both men, landing clean punches in the center. 1-2 from Green. Straight left after eating a leg kick. Two minutes in. Jabs from Green, low kick from Fiziev. Fiziev low kick, Green left hands. Jabs from Green, low kicks from Fiziev. Clean 1-2 by Green with two minutes to go.
Green potshotting, lands a hard right hand and eats one in return. More jabs from Green. Fiziev head kick. More combos piling up from Green. Fiziev cracks him with a left hook. Green two-piece. Fiziev combination in return. One minute to go. Green stings him with right hands, eats a left hook and just avoids a head kick. Hard knee by Green and another body shot behind it. Hard elbow by Fiziev, left hand by Greeen, monster right hook. Green blasting Fiziev in the final seconds. Fight of the Night, easy. 10-9 Green.
Final result: Fiziev def. Green by unanimous decision
135 lbs.: Vince Morales vs. Drako Rodriguez
Round 1: Morales on the front foot early. Low kick lands. Jab exchange. One minute in. Jabs from Rodriguez. Counter right as Morales looks for combos. Body shots from Morales. Body kick. Two minutes in. Morales 3-2 and overhand right. Rodriguez continuing to land the jab. Two minutes to go.
Morales swings big on the fence. They trade right crosses. 1-2 from Morales. Combo falls short. One minute to go. Quick exchange near the fence. Morales grabs a body lock and hunts for the back against the fence. They separate soon after. They trade in the center, sharp right by Rodriguez. 10-9 Rodriguez.
Round 2: 2-3 from Rodriguez. Morales counters a low kick with a right hand to put Rodriguez on his back. He lets him up soon after. Morales pressing forward. Heavy exchange a minute in. Morales ties up and Rodriguez changes levels. He briefly gets Morales down, can’t keep him there. Two minutes in. He gets him down with a trip, again can’t establish but follows up with a double-leg. Back to the feet. Quick exchange. Two minutes to go.
1-2 lands for Rodriguez. Morales with some nice low-high combos. Rodriguez low kick and 1-2. Morales right cross with a minute to go. He counters a low kick. Counter 2-3 from Rodriguez. Really nice counter hook soon after. Closer round. 10-9 Morales.
Round 3: Morales pushing forward, sending out combos. Right hand connects. Another. Counter left by Rodriguez to answer a flurry. One minute in. Morales left hook. Combo from Morales. Rodriguez counter right, Morales overhand and left hook. Hard right hand from Rodriguez on the break, shoots, denied two minutes in. Sharp combo by Morales in return and he fights off a trip. Morales right hand, Rodriguez left hook. Morales shoots with two minutes to go.
Rodriguez fights off the trip and they separate. Head kick attempt. Jab upstairs, right cross. Morales cracks him with a left hook in return. Low-high flurry. One minute to go. Morales getting the better of most of these exchanges. Body kick from Rodriguez. Morales bangs the body, absorbs a right cross. Heavy exchanges in the waning seconds. 10-9 Morales.
Final result: Morales def. Rodriguez by unanimous decision
205 lbs.: Ed Herman vs. Alonzo Menifield
Round 1: Low kick from Menifield to start. Looking for right hands. Another leg kick. Counter hook. One minute in. Jab exchange. Herman lands a jab, just avoids the overhand. Menifield body shot met by a check hook. Two minutes in. Menifield circling, seemingly really uncomfortable after getting cut. Both men trying to jab. Two minutes to go.
Low kick spins Herman round. Left hook from Menifield behind it. They trade low kicks, Menifield gets the better of it. One minute to go. Menifield left hook, Herman counter left. Herman checks the next low kick, gets caught while spinning. 10-9 Menifield.
Round 2: Trading jabs to start the round. Herman tries a push kick, nearly takes Menifield’s back when Menifield slips. Big right hand from Menifield and he’s pummeling Herman on the fence. Uppercuts from Herman on the break. Two minutes in. Menifield low kick to answer a right hand. Check hook by Menifield. Another, very loud one that Herman just absorbs. 1-2 from Menifield. Two minutes to go.
Herman walking after him but unable to cut him off. Menifield cracks him with another left hook. Leg kick connects. Counter right. Calf kick and left hand. Herman’s left leg looks busted and he switches stance with a minute to go. He tries a clinch uppercut. Menifield chops him down with another kick at the bell. 10-9 Menifield.
Round 3: Menifield walks into the clinch and Donkey Kongs Herman down, slamming him with hammerfists and moving to side control. He lets Herman up. One minute in. Herman can barely move on that left leg. Menifield cracks him with a left hand on the fence. Slowly advancing two minutes in. Good left hand by Herman. Menifield tries a head kick. Two minutes to go.
Looping right hand from Menifield just misses. Continuing to press forward but not throwing much. Huge right hand just as I type that. Left hand exchange. Two minutes to go. 2-3 from Menifield. Herman counters an overhand with a right hook. Herman’s throwing in the last 20 seconds. Menifield picks him off with a jab. 10-9 Menifield.
Final result: Menifield def. Herman by unanimous decision
115 lbs.: Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne
Round 1: Early boxing exchange. Kowalkiewicz catches a kick and kicks at her legs , then follows her to the mat. Penne grabs a bodylock as she rises and takes her down against the fence. On top in full guard. Kowalkiewicz throwing elbows off her back. Penne stands over her, eats some upkicks and comes back with a hard right hand. Kowalkiewicz looks for a leglock, eats punches for her trouble. Good defense by Penne, who passes to mount and takes the back with two minutes to go.
Right into the armbar. Penne trying to break her grip. Kowalkiewicz tries to slam her way out. One minute to go. Penne continuing to hunt for the armbar and after some slick scrambling, she draws the tap.
Final result: Penne def. Kowalkiewicz by submission (armbar)
125 lbs.: Manel Kape vs. Ode Osbourne
Round 1: Good 1-2 from Kape. Quick exchange, neither connects. Kape with a left hand a minute in. Body shot, low kick that Osbourne catches and answers with a punch. Kape combination whiffs. Two minutes in. Counter 2-1 connects. Osbourne tries a body kick. Kape bites on a feinted level change, Osbourne doesn’t follow up. Two minutes to go.
Counter 3-2 lands for Osbourne. Both fire combos in the center. Osbourne connects with another left. Snap kick downstairs. Nice straight left by Kape. One minute to go. Kape appears to shoot, denied. Osbourne continues trying to walk Kape down, only to run right into a flying knee. Osbourne wakes back up as Kape follows up with punches, but it’s too late for the ref.
Final result: Kape def. Osbourne by KO (flying knee)
135 lbs.: Anderson dos Santos vs. Miles Johns
Round 1: Good low kick from Johns after a series of left hands. dos Santos shoots, denied. One minute in. Johns continuing to land left hands as dos Santos tries kicks. Low kick spins dos Santos around. dos Santos with another unsuccessful shot, gets dropped by a low kick. Two minutes in. dos Santos pushing forward, walks into a left hand and low kick. More jabs from Johns as he circles. Left hook, jab. Two minutes to go.
Another low kick and dos Santos is struggling to put weight on it. Johns not jumping on him, now tries a series of right hands. dos Santos still staggering after him with a minute to go. Right hands from Johns, who denies another shot. Hard oblique kick to the opposite leg. 10-9 Johns.
Round 2: dos Santos still barely mobile, Johns still patient. There’s some heavy right hands from Johns. Good left hook, straight right. Body shot, eats a knee, comes back with a right hand. One minute in. Nasty body shot from Johns. Another behind it. dos Santos has been fighting southpaw the whole round, eats another right hand but manages to shoot. Johns separates and cracks him with an overhand right two minutes in. Another low kick knocks dos Santos over when he switches back to orthodox. Left hook and right hand from Johns. Body shot, denies a takedown. Denies another. Two minutes to go.
dos Santos taunting Johns, who seems disinclined to oblige him. Left hook lands for Johns, then a counter right with a minute to go. Low kick lands. 3-2 connects well. dos Santos shoots, denied, avoids a pair of right hands. 10-8 Johns.
Round 3: Trading lead hands to start. Johns tries the double right, lands one on the counter. Left hook, body shot. Counter overhand, then another. dos Santos still wading after him and absorbing the return fire, but a low-high 3-2 is too much for him. The right hand sends him careening unconscious to the mat.
Final result: Johns def. dos Santos by KO (punch)
125 lbs.: Melissa Gatto vs. Victoria Leonardo
Round 1: They trade low kicks to start. Combo from Gatto. Low kick, body kick, jab. She shoots and takes Leonardo to the fence. Body lock a minute in. Inside trip puts her on top in half guard. She looks for a guillotine and gets taken down in return, immediately looking to attack from the kimura grip. She takes Leonardo’s back and puts in a hook. Two minutes in. Leonardo rolls into guard, snuffs out an armbar. Trying to punch from guard. Two minutes to go.
Gatto trying to attack from a high guard. Armbar attempt with a minute to go, nothing doing. Leonardo elects to let her up. They tie up and both hunt for trips. Jockeying for position. Leonardo tries a head kick on the break. 10-9 Gatto.
Round 2: Gatto pressing forward, launching low kicks. Low kick from Leonardo in return. Good right cross by Gatto. Side kick by Leonardo. One minute to go. Gatto pressuring well, lands another cross. Leonardo jabbing as she circles. Gatto low kick, Leonardo jab. Clean 1-2 by Gatto, then a right hand on the counter buzzes Leonardo two minutes in. Leonardo still circling and retreating but getting the worst of it so far. She shoots with two minutes to go.
Gatto tries a whizzer throw, knocks Leonardo on her butt on her break. Leonardo puts her on the fence. They separate. Leonardo looking very uncomfortable. She shoots, denied with a minute to go. Gatto keeping up the pressure. 10-9 Gatto.
Round three: Leonardo tells her corner between rounds that her right arm “doesn’t work,” but elects to continue. The doctor comes in for a look and finds a crack in the bone, so despite Leonardo’s protest, he calls it.
Final result: Gatto def. Leonardo by TKO (arm injury)
135 lbs.: Johnny Munoz vs. Jamey Simmons
Round 1: Munoz sending out jabs. Simmons feinting but not committing. Munoz shoots, denied a minute in. Continuing to fire his jab. Simmons tries an overhand right. Two minutes in. Low kick from Munoz. He’s the busier of the two so far. Simmons falling short. Counter right knocks Simmons to a knee for a moment. Two minutes to go.
More jabs by Munoz, tries a combination. Side kick downstairs, low kick. One minute to go. Leg kick again. Simmons tries to blitz. Munoz times a nice double-leg into top position. He looks for a guillotine and knee at the bell. 10-9 Munoz.
Round 2: Low kick exchange to start. Munoz tries a head kick. Simmons continuing to fall short with his punches. Munoz responds with a double-leg into half guard. Simmons tries to stand and Munoz latches onto his back. Briefly flattens him out, landing punches. Looking for the RNC two minutes in. Simmons manages to break his grip but is still stuck in the body triangle. Munoz wraps up the choke again and there’s the tap.
Final result: Munoz def. Simmons by submission (rear naked choke)
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