TUF 17 Finale Play-by-Play: Bristol Marunde vs. Clint Hester

April 10, 2013
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Bristol Marunde vs. Clint Hester

Round 1: Hester pumping his jab early.  He leaps in with a left hand.  Both fighters being patient.  Hester lands an outside leg kick.  Marunde answers with a right hand.  Marunde steps in with an uppercut.  Hester lands his jab.  Hester throws a front kick to the body and Marunde catches it and takes Hester down.  He works in Hester’s full guard.  Hester works his way back to his feet.  He lands a right hand that drops Marunde.  Marunde desperately looks to get a hold of a leg.  Hester lands hammer fists.  Marunde gets the fight to the ground.  The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Hester.

Round 2: Hester moving forward.  He lands his jab.  Marunde misses with a right hook.  He initiates the clinch.  Hester delivers knees to the body inside the clinch.  They separate.  Marunde goes high with a kick and follows it up with an uppercut.  Hester inches forward.  Marunde throws a high kick and slips.  Hester tries to get top position but Marunde works for a takedown.  He eventually gets it with two minutes remaining in the round.  Hester works to lock on a triangle choke.  Marunde gets fee but Hester lands an up kick that hurts Marunde. Hester stands.  They clinch.  Hester lands a right hand.  They exchange left hooks.  Marunde fires back and changes levels for a takedown.  Hester stuffs it and lands a right hand.  Marunde drops down and works for a takedown.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Hester.

Round 3: Hester moves forward. He lands his jab. Hester misses with a right hand and Marunde ducks under and works for a single leg takedown.  Hester shakes it off. Hester walks Marunde down. Hester jumps in with a flying knee.  Marunde works for a takedown but Hester stuffs it.  Marunde works for a single let takedown. Hester sprawls and stands.  He lands left hands.  Marunde gets back to his feet and lands a right hand.  Hester lands a counter right hand and smiles.  Marunde steps in with an uppercut.  Hester steps in with a vicious elbow that drops Marunde as Marunde came forward.  The referee stops the fight.

The official time of the technical knockout was 3:53 of the third round.

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