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R1: Heavy right hand draws first blood for Matyushenko. Hard outside low kick from Matyushenko. They trade kicks. Matyushenko throwing everything with bad intentions, and he's the busier fighter. Right hand/left roundhouse kick from Beltran. Three-piece combo from Matyushenko and he steps back with a front kick. Beltran anticipates Matyushenko's takedown well and fends it off. Beltran catches Matyushenko on the temple with a wide right hook. A hefty left/right combo from Matyushenko is answered with a straight one-two from Beltran. Stiff jab from Beltran snaps Matyushenko's head back, and he follows it with a sharp right, gaining some rhythm. 10-10 for equally effective striking volume.

R2: Beltran goes downstairs with a right. Matyushenko fakes a takedown and comes high with punches. Beltran goes under Matyushenko's overhand with another right to the ribs. Matyushenko wades forward with a four-punch combo that backs Beltran up. Beltran loosens a fast combo with both hands, his speed starting to show. Left body kick from Beltran. Both fighters heaving leather at a steady pace, but Matyushenko is breathing heavy and Beltran's output is increasing. Matyushenko backpedaling more often, and doing so with his hands down. Beltran pours it on in the last 30 seconds and clearly takes the round. 10-9 Beltran.

R3: Beltran comes out busy, mixing lefts, rights, straights and hooks, and throwing them upstairs and down. Beltran touching up Matyushenko with his jab frequently and drowning him with his frenetic pace and pressure. More jabs and rights to the body from Beltran. Matyushenko still throwing but he's flat footed and there's not much on his punches. Snapping right hand from Beltran lands, and Matyushenko shoots a desperation takedown and falls onto his back -- Beltran moves into north-south position and taps "The Janitor" with a north-south choke.

Joey Beltran defeats Vladimir Matyushenko by submission (north-south choke), Round 3

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