Bec Rawlings and Heather Jo Clark did not become best friends during The Ultimate Fighter 20’s run on FOX Sports 1, and it showed at Friday’s weigh-in when the two got heated and Rawlings raised the middle finger salute to Clark.
The heat between the two showed with a fast start, Rawlings particularly unloading with a flurry of punches, but both women quickly settled into the flow of the fight, forgetting about their prior angst.
The pace slowed in round two, but that only played to Clark’s favor, as she continually found a home for her counter right hand. She also took Rawlings to the mat again, landing in side control, and then taking her back. Clark appeared close to finishing with a rear naked choke, but Rawlings was able to hang on until the horn.
The third round saw the two exchange a few good flurries, but neither had enough gas left in the tank to come up with a finish. Clark once again controlled much of the round with her clinch game.
It was a close fight, but the judges at cageside saw it unanimously in Clark’s favor.
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