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UFC 137 Play-by-Play: Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic vs. Roy Nelson

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Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic vs. Roy Nelson

Nelson finishes Cro Cop

Round 1:  Nelson moves in and misses wiht a left.  Nelson circling away from Cro Cop’s left leg.  Nelson misses with a right hand but gets a takedown.  Cro Cop works his closed guard.  Nelson lands an elbow.  Nelson lands a couple of punches to the body.  Cro Cop gets back to his feet and lands a left hand.  Cro Cop with a kick to the body and left hand.  Nelson lands a right hand solidly.  Cro Cop responds with an uppercut.  Nelson with a glancing right hand.  Cro Cop lands a left uppercut that pops Nelson’s head back.  Nelson is stalking him.  Straight left by Cro Cop.  Nelson throws a high kick.  Cro Cop with a kick to the body.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Cro Cop.

Round 2: Nelson is stalkng and lands a right hand that hurt Cro Cop.  Cro Cop answers adn lands several uppercuts and punches to the body.  Nelson is bleeding.  Cro Cop lands a straight left.  Nelson moving forward.  Cro Cop throws a left high kick that’s blocked.  Nelson pushes forward with punches and they clinch.  Nelson gets a single leg takedown and lands in half guard.  Nelson passes to side control.  Nelson lands left hands.  With a minute left in the round, Nelson works to pin Cro Cop’s arm down and does.  Nelson has him in a crucifix.  Cro Cop is eating punches and can’t do anything about it.  Nelson with an elbow.  More left  hands by Nelson as the round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Nelson.

Round 3:  They touch gloves to start the final round.  Nelson with a front kick to the body.  Nelson lands a right hand that sends Cro Cop back.  Nelson knocks Cro Cop down with a left hand.  Nelson takes his back and lands bit punches.  The referee stops the fight.  Roy Nelson defeats Cro Cop by TKO.  The official time of the TKO was 1:30 of the third round.

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