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UFC 159 Play-by-Play: Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes

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Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes

Round 1: Magalhaes moves forward.  He’s throwing a lot of kicks early.  Davis steps in with a combination.  Magalhaes answers with leg kicks.  Magalhaes closes the distance and clinches.  Davis pushes him away.  Davis moves in with a combination.  Davis throws a high kick that’s partial blocked that rattles Magalhaes.  Magalhaes circles.  Davis presses forward.  Magalhaes catches a kick by Davis and takes him down.  Magalhaes works to take his back.  Davis shakes him off and lets Magalhaes up.  Davis presses forward behind his jab.  He lands an uppercut.  Davis pressuring Magalhaes.  He lands a right hand.  Davis throwing combinations.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Davis.

Round 2: Davis lands his jab.  Magalhaes moves forward and lands a combination.  Davis closes the distance and takes Magalhaes down and stands.  Davis delivers a right hand to the jab of Magalhaes.  Davis lands a counter combination.  Maglahaes pushes forward with punches but Davis moves away.  Magalhaes lands a hard outside leg kick.  Davis answers with a combination.  Davis continues to land his jab.  Magalhaes throws a leg kick and Davis catches it and takes Magalhaes down. He tells Magalhaes to get back to his feet.  Magalhaes delivers two outside leg kicks.  Davis is letting his hands go.  He lands his jab.  Magalhaes goes for a takedown but Davis stuffs it.  Davis goes back to landing his jab.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Davis.

Round 3: Davis landing his jab at will.  Magalhaes lands a left hand.  Magalhaes is flat-footed, standing in front of Davis.  Magalhaes attempts to pull guard but Davis has none of it.  Davis measures his distance and lands a right hand.  Davis continues to land his jab.  Davis goes to the body with a right hand.  Davis throwing combinations and landing them.  Magalhaes tries to tie him up but Davis pushes him away.  Magalhaes dives for legs but Davis backs away.  Magalhaes lands a kick to the body.  Davis lands more jabs.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Davis.

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

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