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UFC 161 Play-by-Play: Roland Delorme vs. Edwin Figueroa

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Roland Delorme vs. Edwin Figueroa

Round 1:  Delorme misses with a right hand.  They clinch.  Delorme gets the fight to the ground but Figueroa immediately bounces back to his feet.  Delorme takes him down again and has his back.  Figueroa tries to escape and Delorme applies a triangle choke and lands elbows.  Delorme isolates an arm.  Figueroa gets free and has top position.  He postures up and lands right hands.  Delorme isolates a leg and uses it to reverse Figueroa.   He lands punches and elbows.  Figueroa rolls and Delorme takes his back.  Delorme applies a body triangle with an arm trapped in it.  Figueroa can’t defend with his right arm.  Delorme lands punches.  He works for a choke.  Figueroa gets his arm free.  Delorme continues to land punches.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Delorme.

Round 2: They meet in the middle of the cage.  Delorme quickly tries to get the fight to the ground.  He drags Figueroa to the canvas and has his back.  Figueroa gets back to full guard.  He applies a triangle choke.  Delorme defends the submission attempt.  Delorme stands and lands right hands before moving to side control.  He takes Figueroa’s back and applies a body triangle.  Figueroa spins and gains top position.  Figueroa lands a hard elbow followed by a right hand.  Figueroa landing big right hands in half guard.  Delorme stands and takes Figueroa down.  He takes Figueroa’s back.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Figueroa.

Round 3: Figueroa lands a knee to start the round followed by a right hand.  Delorme changes levels and takes Figueroa down.  Figueroa looks for a leg, but Delorme takes his back.  He applies a body triangle.  Figueroa stands but Delorme stays on his back.  Delorme slams him back to the canvas.  He has Figueroa’s back.  Figueroa shakes him off and he’s back standing.  Figueroa lands a right hand.  Figueroa lands a left hook followed by an uppercut.  Delorme changes levels and takes him down.  He quickly moves to half guard before transitioning to side control. Figueroa tries to stand but Delorme takes his back.  Figueroa turns and gains top position.  Figueroa lands big shots.  Delorme is hurt.  He works for a single leg takedown but is getting his with shot after shot.  The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Figueroa.

The judges score the fight for Delorme by unanimous decision.  All three scorecards read 29-28.

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  • Maddawgmar

    Wow could go either way, but I feel Fig wins 29-28. The last two rounds he landed more damage. And I score damage over control.