UFC 159 Play-by-Play: Michael Bisping vs. Alan Belcher

April 25, 2013
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02-Bisping

Michael Bisping vs. Alan Belcher

Round 1: Belcher comes out in the southpaw stance.  They exchange leg kicks.  Belcher lands a kick to the body.  Belcher lands a side kick to the body.  Belcher lands an outside leg kick.  Belcher switches stances.  Bisping presses forward with an inside leg kick.  Belcher delivers a stiff jab.  Bisping pressing the action while Belcher circles on the outside.  Both fighters a bit careful.  Bisping lands a right hand.  Belcher lands a right hand that backs Bisping up.  Bisping moves in with an outside leg kick.  Bisping catches a finger to the eye.  The fight is restarted.  Bisping lands a combination.  Bisping lands a jab followed by a solid right hand.  Close round.  MMAWeely scores the round 10-9 for Belcher.

Round 2: Belcher moving forward to start the second round.  Bisping lands a right hand.  Bisping delivers an outside leg kick and another.  Bisping pressing the action.  Belcher goes to the body.  Bisping answers with a right hand.  Bisping lands two leg kicks.  Bisping lands a counter right hand.  He steps in with a right hand that lands.  Belcher lands a right.  Bisping fires back with a combination.  Belcher lands a right hand.  Bisping answers with a right hand.  Bisping lands  a combination.  Belcher looks for a takedown and Bisping shakes it off.  Belcher lands a left hand followed by a hard right hand.  Bisping lands a combination on the inside.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bisping.

Round 3: Belcher comes out swinging.  Bisping moves away.  Bisping lands a right hand.  Bisping delivers an outside leg kick.  Bisping steps in with a combination.  Belcher has slowed down.  They exchange left hands.  Bisping is putting out a much higher volume of strikes than Belcher.  Belcher lands a kick to the body.  Bisping answers with a right hand.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Bisping steps in with a hard right hand followed by another.  Bisping delivers a combination.  Bisping picks up the pace.  He lands another right hand.  Belcher drops down for a takedown and Bisping stuffs it. Bisping places a right hand on the chin of Belcher.  Belcher catches a poke in his right eye.  He immediately drops to the canvas.  The fight is called due to the damage from the poke.  It will go to the judges’ scorecards because of he accidental poke.

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

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  • reno

    bisping hope you get your big mouth shut.

  • JOE SHINE

    a win is a win and a payday for the future