Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos
Round 1: Bocek moves forward and clinches. He presses dos Anjos against the cage. Dos Anjos turns him and they separate. dos Anjos lands an inside leg kick. Bocek clinches and presses dos Anjos against the fence. He delivers knees to the thigh of dos Anjos. Bocek working hard for the takedown. Dos Anjos lands knees to the body and they separate. Dos Anjos lands a lead uppercut. They clinch and Bocek delivers a knee to the body. He drives dos Anjos to the cage. Dos Anjos defends the takedown attempt and circles away. Bocek goes for another takedown after eating a leg kick. Bocek works for a single leg takedown. Dos Anjos lands short shots to the sid eof his head. Dos Anjos gets free and presses Bocek against the fence. He lands a knee. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for dos Anjos.
Round 2: They come out swinging and Bocek lands an accidental kick to the groin. Dos Anjos is given time to continue. The fight is resumed. The pace picks up a little. Dos Anjos lands an uppercut. Bocek goes for a takedown and dos Anjos stuffs it. Dos Anjos gets a takedown of his own. Dos Anjos goes for a kimura. He looks fo ran arm bar but Bocek gets free. Bocek now works for a takedown. Dos Anjos defends it. Bocek is bleeding. Dos Anjos lands a combination on the break. Two minutes remain in the round. Bocek can’t get the fight to the ground. Dos Anjos is on top and landing shots. Dos Anjos takes Bocek’s batters him with hammer fists. Bocek gets to his feet only to be slammed to the canvas. Dos Anjos lands a couple of short elbows on the inside and separates. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for dos Anjos.
Round 3: Dos Anjos works from the outside. Bocek goes for a takedown and gets it stuffed. Bocek presses him against the cage. Bocek works hard for a double leg takedown. Again, dos Anjos shakes it off and slams Bocek to the canvas. Bocek battles back to his feet. Dos Anjos moves in with a knee to the body. Bocek lands a right hand. He plows forward. He presses dos Anjos against the cage. The referee separates them. Dos Anjos lands a spinning back kick to the body. The round ends with dos Anjos moving forward with punches. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for dos Anjos.
The judges score the fight for dos Anjos by unanimous decision. All three scorecards read 30-27.