UFC 157 Play-by-Play: Jon Manley vs. Neil Magny

February 20, 2013
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02-Manley vs Magny

Jon Manley vs. Neil Magny

Round 1: Manley paws with his jab.  He rushes in for a takedown.  They’re tied up against the cage.  Manley gets the takedown, but Magney immediately gets back to his feet.  Manley presses Magny against the cage.  He works for a takedown.  Magny showing good takedown defense.  Manley working hard for the takedown but can’t get it.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Magny turns Manley and presses him against the cage.  He lands a knee to the body.  They separate and Magny lands a right hand on the break.  Magny lands an outside leg kick.  Magny moving forward.  They clinch.  Magny delivers a knee to the body.  Manley works for a takedown.  Magny shakes it off.  Magny lands a combination.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Magny.

Round 2: Manley moving forward.  He works for a takedown.  He gets Magny to the ground.  He moves to side control.  Magny reverses him.  Magny gets back to his feet and they clinch.  Manley works for a takedown.  He has Magny against the cage.  Magny delivers knees to the body of Manley.  Magny lands an elbow as they separate.  Magny takes Manley down.  He works in side control.  Magny lands left hands.  Manley scrambles to his feet.  Magny delivers a knee to the body.  Magny lands a big combination and takes Manley down.  Manley rolls to guard.  Magny lands right hands.  Manley stands.  Magny delivers knees to the body.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Magny.

Round 3: Magny takes the center of the cage.  Magny lands a short uppercut. Manley lands a counter left hand.  Manley moving forward.  Magny ties him up and takes him down.  Manley works for an arm bar.  Magny defends it.  Magny lands right hands and now works in Manley’s guard.  Magny postures and lands shots.  He advances to the mount position.  Manley escapes out the backdoor.  He presses Magny against the cage.  A minute remains in the round. Manley continues to work for a takedown. Magny peppers his body with short elbows.  Referee Herb Dean separates them. Magny lands a stiff jab.  Magny secures a takedown in the closing seconds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Magny.

The judges score the fight for Magny by unanimous decision.  The scorecards read 30-27, 30-27, and 29-28.

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