Round 1: The two fighters take the center of the cage and UFC 155 is officially underway. Cariaso delivers an outside leg kick. Cariaso throws a high kick that’s blocked. Moraga lands a punch to the body. Cariaso lands an outside leg kick. Moraga secures a takedown and lets Cariaso up. Moraga lands a counter right hand. Cariaso answers with a front kick to the body. Moraga lands a right hand as Cariaso moved in. They clinch and trade knees to the body before separating. Cariaso delivers a kick to the body. He delivers another. Moraga counters with a right hand. Moraga moves in with a left hand. Cariaso lands a combination followed by a right hand. Cariaso continues to deliver kicks to the legs. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Cariaso.
Round 2: Cariaso picks up the pace, landing a combination. They clinch. Moraga presses Cariaso against the cage. Cariaso delivers a knee to the body, and another. Moraga lands a combination on the separation. Moraga lands a counter left hand. Cariaso lands a right hand over the top. Cariaso continues to work kicks to the arms of Moraga. Cariaso lands a hard kick to the body. Cariaso moves in and lands an outside leg kick. Moraga secures a takedown. Cariaso is active off of his back and gets back to his feet. Moraga moves in and Cariaso ties him up and takes him down. He works in Moraga’s full guard. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Cariaso.
Round 3: Cariaso landing more often and is dictating the pace. Moraga lands a combination and a knee to the body. Moraga picks up the pace. Cariaso ties him up and they work for position along the cage. Moraga applies a head lock. He applies a front choke. Cariaso is forced to tap out. Moraga wins by submission.
The official time of the submission was 1:11 of the third round.