UFC 143 Play-by-Play: Renan Barão vs. Scott Jorgensen

January 29, 2012
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Renan Barão vs. Scott Jorgensen

Round 1: Barao throws a high kick that’s blocked.  Jorgensen dances in the outside.  They exchange leg kicks. Barao lands a spinning back kck to the body followed by a flying knee.  Jorgensen looks for a takedown but Barao defends it.  Barao lands a stiff jab snapping Jorgensen’s head back.  Barao establishing his jab.  Barao with an inside leg kick.  Jorgensen misses with an overhand right.  Barao delivers a powerful leg kick, and another.  He’s landed several kicks to Jorgensen’s front leg.  Jorgensen lands a right hand.  Barao with another outside leg kick.  Jorgensen looks for a takedown.  Barao fends it off and they’re tied up against the cage.  They exchange knees to their thighs and separate.  A spinning back kick glances off Jorgensen’s head.  They trade jabs at the bell.  MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Barao.

Round 2: Jorgensen quickly goes for a takedown.  Barao sprawls and shakes it off.  Jorgensen looking to counter.  Barao using his reach well.  Barao lands a stiff jab and a right hand.  Jorgensen pulls guard.  Barao in half guard.  Jorgensen gets to full guard.  Barao peppers him with short punches to the body and head.  Jorgensen gets to his feet.  Jorgensen moving forward but unable to put much together.  Jorgensen lands a leg kick.  Barao lands a spinning back kick to the body.  Barao with a combination.  Front kick to the body landed by Barao.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Barao

Round 3: Jorgensen pushing the pace.  Barao lands a hook to the body.  Jorgensen moving forward behind his jab.  Barao lands an outside leg kick.  Jorgensen lands a straight right and misses with a follow up hook.  Barao lands a left hand.  Jorgensen misses with a superman punch. Barao lands a spinning back kick to the head.  Jorgensen looks for a takedown but can’t get it.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Barao with a strong outside leg kick.  Jorgensen looks frustrated.  Barao controled the fight.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Barao.

The judges score it unanimously for Renan Baroa with all three scorecards reading 30-27.

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