Round 1 - Maia shot in immediately but got stuffed. Maia got him down the second time though. Maia landed a few short shots while looking to pass. He moved to mount with more than three minutes to go. Maia opened up with GnP. MacDonald almost got out, then finally managed to get to half guard. Then back to full guard. After another 30 seconds, Rory got up. MacDonald scored with some kicks. Maia crackeed him with a huge combination. 10-9 Maia.
Round 2 - MacDonald opened with aggression and landed a couple of punches. He just missed with a kick and stuffed a shot. MacDonald with some heavy kicks. Rory stuffed two shots. And another. Big body kick from Rory and Maia was hurt. He came back with kicks of his own. Maia desperately tried for takedowns but his shots were very slow. Big jabs from MacDonald. Another big kick to the body from Rory. Maia cracked Rory with a left hook. More jabs from MacDonald, and a right. Maia kept kicking the back leg whenever Rory went for a kick of his own. Big straight right from MacDonald. 10-9 MacDonald.
Round 3 - MacDonald with jabs and straight rights. Maia throwing haymaker lefts but not connecting. Maia had another shot stuffed. After getting peppered with jabs, Maia got in on a single and slammed MacDonald to the mat! Rory somehow bucked Maia off of him and got up after 45 seconds or so. MacDoald stuffed another shot. Maia was very tired. MacDonald with another big straight right. Maia's swinging and missing. Huge right another another stuffed takedown. Great combos from Rory down the stretch. I have it 10-9 MacDonald and 29-28 overall.