UFC Fight Night 30 Play-by-Play: Al Iaquinta vs. Piotr Hallmann

October 25, 2013
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Al Iaquinta vs. Piotr Hallmann

Round 1: The two touch gloves.  Iaquinta immediately goes for a takedown.  Hallmann is warned twice not to grab the cage.  He defends the takedown attempt.  Iaquinta lands to the body with a kick.  Hallmann is moving forward.  Iaquinta looks for a takedown but Hallman has none of it.  Hallmann lands a left hook.  Iaquinta lands a stiff jab.  Iaquinta steps in with an elbow.  Iaquinta gets another takedown attempt stuffed.  Hallmann lands a combination.  Iaquinta fires back with a right hand.  Iaquinta delivers a lead uppercut.  Hallmann lands a right hand.  Iaquinta goes to the body with a kick and another.  Iaquinta works for a single leg takedown.  Hallmann shakes it off.  Hallmann changes levels and takes Iaquinta down in the closing seconds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Hallmann, but it was a close round.

Round 2: Iaquinta lands to the body with a right hand.  Hallmann steps in with a right hand.  Hallmann lands a combination.  Iaquinta throws a high kick and Hallmann takes him down.  Iaquinta gets back to his feet and they work along the cage.  Iaquinta lands a left hook.  They exchange left hands.  Hallmann lands a knee.  Iaquinta lands an outside leg kick and circles away.  Iaquinta lands a right hook that hurts Hallmann.  Iaquinta recognizes it and moves in.  He lands a right hand that knocks Hallmann down.  Hallmann works for a takedown but Iaquinta stuffs it.  Hallmann stands and Iaquinta fires off a head kick that’s partially blocked.  Iaquinta secures a takedown but Hallmann quickly gets back to his feet.  Iaquinta lands to the body followed by a right hand to the head.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Iaquinta.

Round 3: Hallmann lands a kick to the body and pushes forward with his jab.  Hallmann changes levels and works for a takedown.  Hallmann lands a right hand on the break.  Iaquinta circles.  Iaquinta lands leg kicks and stuffs a takedown attempt by Hallmann.  Hallmann lands a spinning back kick to the body.  Hallmann steps in with a left hand but gets accidentally poked in the eye.  He’s given time to recover and the referee warns Iaquinta.  The fight is restarted.  Iaquinta lands a right hand over the top.  Hallmann lands a combination and Iaquinta answers with a right hand to the body.  Hallmann secures a takedown but Iaquinta scrambles to his feet.  Iaquinta lands a right hand and Hallmann works for a single leg takedown.  Iaquinta shakes it off and secures a takedown of his own.  Hallmann rolls and Iaquinta takes his back.  Hallmann stands and is met with a knee.  Iaquinta takes Hallmann down in the closing moments.  Hallmann stands and Iaquinta takes him down again.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Iaquinta.

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

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