Other Nog wins by UD:
Round 1 - Nogueira looks confident, Spoon looks intense. Spoon lands a good shot that rocks Nogueira. Nogueira is landing a lot of kicks. Now Spoon is landing a couple of leg kicks himself. Nogueira opens up with a flurry and follows it up with a spinning back kick. Spoon is mostly on the defensive now, but he's staying calm. Spoon is landing one kick or punch to every 4 or 5 of Nogueira's. Now Nogueira shoots and gets a takedown, but Spoon is up pretty quick. Spoon goes for a takedown to end the round, and gets it. The round ends. I score it Nogueira 10-9.
Round 2 - Spoon shoots and can't quite get a td. Spoon throws a kick that Nogueira catches, then he swarms on Spoon and drives him back to the cage. Spoon finally recovers. Spoon gets in a good right, but Nogueira answers back with one as well. They're trading more power shots now, then Nogueira clinches Spoon on the cage. Now Nogueira lands a couple of hard punches. Spoon connects with a right, but Nogueira hit him twice in the process. Nogueira keeps unloading combos but Spoon just throws one punch and backs off. Over and over. Nogueira shoots and gets the takedown, unloads some ground and pound, as the round ends. Again, I give it to Nogueira 10-9.
Round 3 - Nogueira again with the combos, following kicks with punches. Nogueira shoots, finally gets the takedown. Spoon gets up though. Nogueira catches him with a left to the head on the way out. Nogueira follows a flying knee with several solid punches. Hard right from Spoon but Nogueira acted like he didn't feel it. Spoon shoots but Nogueira gets right back up. Nogueira gets a takedown, but Spoon is up quickly. Spoon looks tired now. Nogueira ends the round eating a shot from Spoon, but too little too late. I give that round to Nogueira 10-9.
Luiz Nogueira def. Jerod Spoon by unanimous decision, 30-27, 29-28, 29-28.