Roland Delorme vs. Alex Caceres
Round 1: Caceres comes out with a jab. He misses with a spinning back fist. Caceres landing his jab. He delivers a front leg side kick. Delorme moves forward. Caceres lands a combination. Delorme land a left hand that knocks Caceres down. Delorme follows him to the canvas. Caceres gains top position and takes Delorme’s back. Delorme shakes him off. Delorme takes Caceres’ back. He has a full back mount. He flattens Caceres out and lands a few hard shots. Delorme lands short right hands. Caceres stands and gets out of the bad position. He stands and lands his jab. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Delorme.
Round 2: Caceres goes back to working his jab. He lands a left hand. Delorme presses forward. Caceres is the faster of the two. He lands a combination. Cacares leaps in with a knee. Delorme answers with a combination. They clinch and Caceres trips Delorme. Delorme gets back to his feet. They separate. Caceres winning the striking game on the feet. He lands a combination. Delorme goes for a takedown and gets it. Caceres quickly gets back to his feet. Caceres lands a knee inside the clinch. Caceres circles away. Caceres landing regularly. Delorme delivers a straight right hand. Delorme presses forward and lands a right hand. He presses Caceres against the cage. Caceres turns him and separates. He lands a kick to the body. Caceres misses with a spinning back kick in the closing seconds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Caceres.
Round 3: Caceres lands an inside leg kick to start the final round. Delorme pressing forward. Caceres moving in and out. They clinch and exchange knees to the legs. Caceres backs away. He continues to land his jab. They exchange leg kicks. Caceres goes to the body and head with a combination. Caceres lands a lead uppercut followed by a right hand. Delorme works to get the fight to the ground. He does, but Caceres immediately gets back to his feet. Delorme works for another takedown and Caceres takes his back. Delorme stands and they separate. Delorme lands a counter right hand. Caceres lands a spinning back kick to the body. He fires off a high kick and Delorme pushes him to the ground. Delorme works in Caceres’ guard. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Caceres.
The judges score the fight for Caceres by split decision. The scorecards read 29-28, 28-29 and 29-28.