Sadollah wins the decision!
Round 1 - Referee Leon Roberts officiates the third main card bout of the night. Sodallah pressing in. Sobotta gives a few punches to back him off. Sadollah with a stinging leg kick. Sobotta returns. Sadollah closes distance and Sobotta grabs a clinch. Crowd chanting the hometown boy's name. Sobotta peels off and Saddollah pursues. They don't get far before they tie up against the cage. Sobotta peels off with a few punches, and Sadollah pursues. He nearly catches a head kick. Sadlollah lands a nice left hand but gets countered nicely by Sobotta. Sadollah attacks the legs. Sobotta gets cornered again, and he's working to counter Sadollah's punches. But he's taking a lot of shots to his legs. Sadollah misses with a high kick and Sobotta grabs his torso. He's at the "TUF" winner's back against the cage and trying to get the fight to the ground. Sadollah won't go easily. He shrugs off several trip attempts and works to secure a Thai clinch. Sobotta grabs a leg and lifts. No dice. He grabs a leg again and goes to work. Sadollah knees the torso. He finally gives it up and Sadollah chases him across the cage with punches and kicks. Nothing heavy lands, but Sadollah's strikes have been more effective, so MMAjunkie.com gives him the round, 10-9.
Round 2 - Sadollah drives in again and kicks the legs. Sobotta back with a kick to the body. Sadollah swarms with more kicks. He misses high, but he lands a few punches as he corners the German. Sadollah is consistently controlling the ring and landing more effective shots. He's the aggressor, and Sobotta is playing his game. Sobotta lands a nice right as Sadollah advances. But that's the crux of this fight: Sadollah is getting off first with punches and kicks. Sobotta's legs have taken a lot of damage. Sadollah with a short kick and punch. Sobotta catches the next one and takes the fight down. But Sadollah pops right back up , and Sadollah moves in to score with another punch combination. More swinging leg kicks from Sadollah. Sobotta goes for a spinning back kick as Sadollah kicks and he ends up on his back. Sadollah doesn't want to play the ground game and stands right back up. More shots to the leg for Sadollah. He floors Sobotta in the final exchange of the fight with a kick, and Sobotta i slow to take the stool. MMAjunkie.com scores the round 10-9 for Sadollah.
Round 3 - A leg kick and a teep from Sadollah start the round. Sobotta replies with a spinning back kick that's mostly blocked. Sobotta lands a short punch, but again, he takes another shot to the legs. Sadollah nearly meets Sobotta's knee as he comes in. He goes high with a kick but it's blocked. Sadollah with a punch in open range. Sobotta catches the next one and tries to get the fight down. Instead, he hits the cage, and Sadollah frees himself. Finally, Sobotta gets the idea and retorts with a punch after a kick. But it doesn't land, and Sadollah is back to his kick-heavy routine. Sobotta's mouth is wide open. Sadollah appears fresh. Sadollah stings with a couple of hard punches, but he can't seal the deal when he gets in close. He's just fine though. The legs are there all day. He charges in and lands to the head. A subsequent charge sees him knee Sobotta's head in close. Sobotta just can't keep up. Another 10-9 round for Sadollah, and this one looks to be in the bag for the "TUF 7" winner, 30-27. Amir Sadollah def. Peter Sobotta via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).