Masvidal wins the decision:
Round 1 - Referee Don Turnage calls this lightweight matchup. Moasvidal meets Noons advance with a leg kick. Noons aggressively pursuing Masvidal. He lands a nice shot to the body. Masdival charges back. Both men land in the subsequent exchange, but its Noons going to the body. Both men attacking frequently to the body. Noons lands to the body but almost gets his head taken off by a knee. Masvidal caches Noons with a flying knee, but Noons is unfazed. Then Noons retorts with a knee when Masvidal advances, and Masvidal uses the momentum to nab a takedown. Noons working for a kimura from the bottom. But there's not much advancing going on. Masvidal frees his arm and ties up Noons, but the former pro boxer escapes. The two clash heads and Noons is bleeding. That's not slowing him down though. He's still marching into exchanges. Masvidal is consistently meeting him with a knee. Noons' face covered in blood bow. Masvidal with a couple of nice punches. Masvidal cracks a ducking Noons with a kick and jumps on him with punches. Noons is in a world of hurt and he's running out of time. But he survives, and the crowd goes wild. Round 1 goes to Masvidal 10-9 on MMAjunkie.com's scorecard.
Round 2 - Noons is back in pursuit, and Masvidal lands a left hook. Masvidal is playing the matador now. Noons attempting to jam in with jabs and leg kicks, but Masvidal is ducking out of traouble when cornered. A stream of blood marks Noons' face. NOons with a jab to the body and uppercut. Fantastic cat and mouse game. Masvidal scoops Noons up and gets a takedown, but can't keep the fight there. They trade body shots and break off. Masvidal drags Noons to the mat by a leg and works from guard. Masvidal working ground and pound, and Noons butt-scooting to the cage to get back up. Back on their feet. Noons charges in with a knee. He's trying to catch Masidal with that, but not having much luck. Masvidal digs a body shot and then works for a single leg. Action stalls; Noons' sprawl is good, but is he being aided by grabbing the cage? The referee warns him for doing so. Noons gets to his feet and pounds down at Masvidal. He doesn't land much before Masvdial is up. Masvidal lunges with a jumping knee, and a combination to back Noons up. The round ends with both fighters getting cocky, hands at their sides. MMAjunkie.com scores the round 10-9 for Masvidal.
Round 3 - Hell of a fight so far. Noons chases Masvidal bcd but gets nothing. Masvidal paws with a hook, then takes steam out of advance with a low kick to Noons. Noons lands glancing uppercut but misses with overhand follow up. Masvidal jabs at an advancing Noons. Noons goes to the body. Again, Noons is warned for jabbing the fence. Noons finds an uppercut amid an exchange. Masvidal lands a spinning back kick. Noons is hoping to bully Masvidal, but it's just not working. He eats a couple of jabs for every body shot he lands. And he gives up the takedown when Masvidal goes for it. Of course, Masvidal can't keep the fight down for long, but he's racking up the points. Masvidal tying up Noons with his own arm. Noons hops up but slips with Masvidal holding his other leg. The fight stalls at the cage, and round ends with a very happy Masvidal. MMAjunkie.com gives him the third and final frame 10-9 and the fight for a score of 30-27. Judges agree. Jorge Masvidal def. K.J. Noons via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).