Mark Hominick vs. Pablo Garza
Round 1: Hominick moves forward. They exchange leg kicks. Garza goes to the body. Hominick lands an outside leg kick. Garza answers with a leg kick. Hominick lands a combination. Garza moves in and lands a knee to the body. Garza lands a jab and Hominick counters with an outside leg kick. Garza delivers a kick to the body to end a combination. It’s a fast pace. Hominick lands a straight right hand. Hominick lands a combination that rocks Garza. Garz goes for a takedown. Hominick secures a trip takedown. Garza applies an arm bar. Hominick gets free and lands punches inside Garza’s guard. Hominick punishes him with left hands to the body and head. Garza kicks him off and gets to his feet. A minute remains in the round. Garza goes to the body and Hominick lands a shot to the body that drops Garza. Homnick pounces on him trying to finish. Garza lands a right that hurts Hominick. Hominick is cut. Garza lands a left hand and presses Hominick against teh cage. Hominick is cut badly below his left eye. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Hominick. What a round!
Round 2: Garza opens with a wild kick that misses. Hominick goes to the body. Garza lands a hard outside leg kick. Garza goes for a takedown. He gets it. He works inside Hominick’s closed guard. Garza softens him up with punches to the body and elbows to the head. Hominick controls his posture. Garza lands a series of short elbows. Garza postures up and lands punches. Hominick is cut on both eyes now. A minute remains in the round. Garza continues to lands elbows. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Garza.
Round 3: Hominick’s corner tells him it’s one round to one. Hominick agrees. Garza feels he’s up two rounds to none. Hominick takes the center of the Octagon. Hominick lands a left hook to the body. Garza answers with a powerful leg kick. Hominick lands a right hand. Garza ties him up but Hominick pushes him away and lands a combination. Garza secures a takedown. Garza peppers Hominick with punches and elbows. Garza is controlling Hominick on the ground. Garza lands a big elbow. Hominick can’t get up from his back. A minute remains in the round. Hominick pushes him off. Garza goes for a takedown and gets it. Garza works in half guard. Garza postures up and lands punches. Hominick goes for an arm bar and Garza shakes it off. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Garza.
The judges score the fight for Garza by unanimous decision. The scorecards read: 29-27, 30-26, and 29-28.