Bellator FC 60: Mike Corey vs Ronnie Mann
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03-09-2012, 10:00 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Pensacola, FL
Ronnie Mann vs. Mike Corey - Round 1 - Mann working quick leg kicks early, while Corey is trying to find a way to punch and close distance. Brief exchange with Mann getting the better of it. Head kick by Mann is just blocked. Hard right by Mann but Corey eats it to get inside and he's looking for the takedown. Mann is trying to counter the single leg with a guillotine but instead uses it to circle out. Corey looking to open with a big flurry but misses everything. Leg kick by Corey, right hand by Mann hurts Corey and another puts him on his back with Mann on top. Corey looks for the omoplata and while Mann gets out, it allows Corey to get back to his feet. Right hand by Mann lands. Nice right by Mann lands again. Jumping knee by Mann. Corey with a nice takedown with about 35 seconds left in the round. Corey landing some nice punches now. Corey closes out the round landing a nice flurry. I'd still go 10-9 Mann but Corey made a comeback there.
Round 2 - Hard leg kick by Mann. Both men land nice punches but Corey gets a nice left hand in. Hard flurry by Mann and Corey really needs to get a takedown in here even though he does land a left hand. After Mann landed some more nice shots, Corey with a nice takedown into his half guard. Mann does manage to regain full guard but he's eating some punches. Mann uses the cage to get his legs up and is looking to lock up an arm. Corey gets out of dander and keeps letting go with the hammerfists. Corey really griding away this round and clearly winning this round 10-9.
Round 3 - Corey scored with a takedown early in the round and he's on top in Mann's half guard. Corey is doing a good job staying busy and never being in danger of a stand-up. Corey with some nice knees to the body and now a series of hard right hands to the head. Corey just continuing to punch away here. Mann just has very little on the round here. He threw the one armbar attempt but it's just Corey controlling position and grinding away with punches. Mann is trying to stand up, but ends up just giving up his back. Knees to the body by Corey. Mann looking for a leg lock but Corey spins out and keeps grinding away with punches. 10-9 Corey. No way he should be in risk of losing this fight.
Official Scorecards: 29-28 across the board. Mike Corey wins by unanimous decision.
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