Kongo throws several leg kicks before finding his target on a snapping right low kick to his opponent’s lead leg. Marrerro scores a fast takedown and works from side-control. Marrerro landing knees to the body. Elbows land for the American. Kongo is able to get back to guard but he eats some punches before the round closes. Sherdog.com scores the first round 10-9 for Marrero.
Marrero scores a beautiful takedown and traps Kongo against the cage. Kongo has a guillotine from the bottom but it’s unlikely he can force a tap from half-guard. Kongo now has full guard. The choke is deep. Marrero escapes and answers with a flurry of punches. The referee restarts the action. Marrero scores another takedown. Another referee restart. Marrero again hits a double-leg takedown. Sherdog.com scores the round 10-9 for Marrero.