Curran wins it to meet Sandro in the finale:
Round one: Curran opens with a leg kick. Mann answers back with a combo. Curran lands some good punches, Mann connects with a leg kick. Both guys are throwing heavy shots that aren't quite connecting yet. Curran is moving forward, but neither fighter is really landing yet. Curran lands a good left, and has Mann against the cage. Mann lands a knee while Curran gets the takedown. Mann is working rubber guard. Curran twists out and stands up, then is back to half guard. End of the round. I give it to Curran for the control at the end, 10-9.
Round two: Mann lands a leg kick, Curran misses with a flying knee. Mann throws a combo followed by a leg kick, and eats a punch in the process. Curran tries another flying knee but doesn't quite connect. Mann lands a left then a kick to the body. Another jumping knee from Curran that doesn't land. Several swings and misses from both men. Curran lands two body kicks, Mann with a good right. Curran tries the flying knee again. Mann with a good leg kick, and Curran tries the flying knee again. Curran tries a takedown, Mann gets a guillotine, but the round is over. I give it to Curran 10-9.
Round three: Mann comes out a little more aggressive this round. Curran misses with the flying knee. Mann connects with a good left, then a leg kick followed by a kick to the body. Curran is now feinting, and throwing single punches, while Mann is throwing combos. Mann is looking better this round but still not quite good enough. Another flying knee attempt by Curran. Folks, we're going to see Curran vs. Sandro in the final. Mann isn't letting go like he needs to. Mann gets a takedown, tries a guillotine, but the fight is over. Curran, 30-27 in my book.
Pat Curran def. Ronnie Mann via unanimous decision, 29-28, 30-27, 30-27.