Round 1: Sexton lands a right hand. Davis answers with a combination. They clinch. Sexton lands a right hand. Davis delivers a knee to the body. She applies the Thai clinch and lands more knees to the body. Davis presses Sexton against the cage. Davis works to get the fight to the ground. They separate. Davis lands her jab. Sexton looks for a takedown. Davis works for a triangle choke. She locks it down. Sexton lands right hands while in the choke. Davis tightens up the choke. She pulls Sexton’s head down. Sexton continues to land right hands. Sexton lands some hard shots. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Sexton.
Round 2: Davis steps in with her jab. Sexton lands a right hand. They clinch. Davis delivers a knee to the body. Sexton presses Davis against the cage and takes her down. She lands in side control. Sexton lands right hands to the body. Davis works her way back to half guard. Davis reverses Sexton and works inside Sexton’s full guard. Davis postures up and lands punches. Davis lands elbows. Sexton works to control Davis’ posture. Davis stands over Sexton and lands a series o right hands. Sexton rolls. Davis delivers knees to her thighs. Davis takes her back and works for a rear naked choke. She gives it up and lands right hands. Davis flattens Sexton out and lands punches. Sexton covers. Davis continues to land punches. The round ends. MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Davis.
Round 3: They exchange jabs to start the final round. Davis presses forward. Sexton is stepping in with combinations. Davis changes levels and gets the fight to the ground, but Sexton has top position. Davis takes Sexton’s back. She applies a body triangle. She softens Sexton up with left hands. Sexton rolls and gains top position. Davis delivers short shots from the bottom. Sexton lands to the body. She postures up and delivers more punches to the body of Davis. Davis rolls and gains top position. Davis lands to the body. She stands over Sexton. Sexton lands an up kick. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Davis.
The judges score the fight for Davis by unanimous decision. The scorecards read 29-28, 29-27, and 29-28.