UFC 149 Play-by-Play: Cheick Kongo vs. Shawn Jordan

July 18, 2012
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Cheick Kongo vs. Shawn Jordan

Round 1: They touch gloves to start the round.  Kongo pumps his jab to establish his range.  Kongo moves in with a right hand and Jordan ties him up and presses him against the cage.  He works fro a takedown.  Kongo defends it.  Jordan drops down for another takedown.  Kongo lands a knee to the body.  Kongo slips around and takes Jordan’s back standing.  Jordan lands an elbow to the groin of Kongo and Kongo is given time to recover.  He’s on the canvas in pain.  The referee warns Jordan while Kongo gets to a knee.  Kongo stands and walks it off.  The fight is restarted.  Kongo unloads a high kick that’s blocked.  Kongo picks up the pace.  Jordan having trouble with Kongo’s reach.  Kongo closes the distance and clinches.  He lands a knee to the body.  Kongo presses him against the cage.  Jordan turns him and works for a takedown.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Kongo.

Round 2: Greg Jackson tells Jordan to relax in there and throw some bombs between rounds.  Kongo moves in with a right hand and a knee.  He presses Jordan against the fence.  Jordan turns him.  They exchange knees to the body.  Kongo delivers another knee to the body.  Jordan works for a takedown.  Kongo has none of it.  Kongo breaks and lands a knee and clinches.  He lands another knee to the body of Jordan.  Kongo drops down for a takedown and Jordan circles away.  Kongo lands a hard right hand and another.  They clinch.  Kongo has his back standing.  They separate.  Kongo rushes in and they’re tied up again.  Jordan looks for a takedown.  Kongo has his back standing again.  Jordan drops down and Kongo has top position.  Jordan reverses him and gains top control.  Jordan lands a right hand.  He stands and Kongo scrambles at the bell.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Kongo.

Round 3: They touch gloves and take the center of the cage.  They exchange.  Jordan lands a right hand and Kongo lands a knee.  Jordan ties him up and works for a takedown.  Kongo spins him and presses him against the fence.  Kongo has his back standing, again.  Kongo delivers a knee to the body.  Jordan turns him and looks to get the fight to the ground.  They separate. Kongo lands a straight right hand and clinches.  Jordan works to get a takedown.  Kongo defends it and presses Jordan against the fence.  Jordan misses with uppercuts. He looks fatigued.  They work for position along the cage.  Jordan working hard to get the fight to the canvas.  Kongo delivers a hard knee to the body.  Kongo lands a knee from the clinch.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Kongo.

The judges score the fight for Kongo by unanimous decision.  The scorecards read: 30-28, 30-27, 30-27.

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