Round 1 - Andrade couldn't get a takedown and ate a couple of knees to the mush. Andrade pinned her against the cage while Pennington tried to secure a guillotine. Andrade hit a beautiful throw. Pennington managed to get back up but Andrade hit the exact same throw once again. Andrade landed a right but Pennington went for an armbar. Andrade pulled it out at the right time. Andrade went for a sub but it allowed Pennington get up. She almost hit the throw yet again. 10-9 Andrade.
Round 2 - The ladies exchanged fire early, then clinched up. Couple of knees from Pennington. Andrade with a takedown. Pennington got up and narrowly avoided a few Andrade strikes. Couple of nice rights from Andrade. Two knees to the body from Pennington. Body/head combo from Andrade. Leg kick and about six straight punches land for Pennington. She tried to fire back but was pretty ineffective. Big right cross from Andrade. Pennington ate some shots and fired back. Pennington looked for a standing guillotine. She cranked away but Andrade said she was fine. Andrade looked for her own guillotine before the bell. 10-9 Andrade.
Round 3 - Pennington with a nice left hook to start. Leg kick from Pennington. Andrade walked Pennington down and landed a few strikes, but ate some in return as well. They exchanged leg kicks. Both of them landed nice, hard rights. They opened up and brawled against the cage. Andrade continued to pepper Pennington with punches while Pennington looked for knees with the Thai clinch. A hard right from Andrade instigates another brawl. Penninghton got Andrade's and slammed her down. Heavy shots from Pennington just before the horn. I'd give Pennington the round 10-9, but Andrade the fight 29-28.
Jessica Andrade defeats Raquel Pennington by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)