UFC 131: Donald Cerrone vs Vagner Rocha
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06-11-2011, 09:38 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2008
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Cerrone wins by UD:
Round 1 - Leg kick by Cerrone and another that lands on the cup of Rocha. Rocha eats a knee. Leg kick again by Cerrone. Takedown by Rocha and Cerrone tries for an omoplata and Rocha lands hammerfists allowing Cerrone to get to his feet. Rocha looking for the takedown again against the cage but Cerrone defends very well. More leg kicks by Cerrone. Rocha with a nice knee and a right hand that both land. Leg kick by Rocha now. Cerrone just keeps going back to the leg kicks. Rocha's shot attempts are coming from way too far out now. Rocha fails with another takeown attempt. Rocha throws a kick, Cerrone catches it and kicks his other leg out but forces him to stand again. Another leg kick. Jab by Cerrone and this fight is not particularly close. Right hand by Rocha but he eats one in return. 10-9 round for Cerrone.
Round 2 - Rocha's leg is really bothering him and Cerrone is going right back to it. Rocha throwing a few nice punches but Cerrone just gets back outside and goes back to the leg kicks. Rocha almost gets a takedown and continues to push Cerrone into the cage looking to get the fight to the ground. Cerrone manages to get away without being taken down. Right hand lands for Rocha. Another leg kick by Cerrone. Right hand by Rcha but he is still getting punished. Rocha pulls guard and Cerrone stands up without ever being in danger. More leg kicks. Push kick by Cerrone. Lazy shot attempt by Rocha and he's starting to beg Cerrone to come to the ground. Rocha keeps trying to find a way to get the fight to the ground but it's just not working and Cerrone is killing his leg. 10-9 Cerrone.
Round 3 - More. Leg. Kicks. Head kick by Cerrone is blocked. Rocha can barely stand and has been forced to switch to southpaw. Rocha is throwing the overhand right more to keep Cerrone away than to land. Rocha dives for a leg and can't get it. Body kick by Cerrone and another leg kick. Nice two punch combo by Cerrone. Hard leg kick with 20 seconds left. Big hook lands. Rocha falls down with 6 seconds left and the final horn blows. 10-9 Cerrone again.
Official Scorecards: 30-27, 30-27, 30-26. Donald Cerrone wins by unanimous decision.
FFL: Silva, Silva, Nogueira, Nogueira... Franklin.
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