UFC Fight Night 35 Play-by-Play: Isaac Vallie-Flagg vs. Elias Silverio

January 14, 2014
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Isaac Vallie-Flagg vs. Elias Silverio

Round 1: Vallie-Flagg moves forward.  Silverio lands an outside leg kick.  Vallie-Flagg moves in and Silverio lands a right hand.  Vallie-Flagg rushes in and lands a combination.  Silverio secures a takedown.  Vallie-Flagg uses the cage to stand.  They separate.  Vallie-Flagg moves in with a combination.  Silverio lands a left hand that drops Vallie-Flagg.  Silverio follows him to the canvas.  He works in half guard.  Silverio lands short left hands as Vallie-Flagg tries to stand.  Silverio works to take Vallie-Flagg’s back.  Vallie-Flagg gets to his feet.  Silverio lands a knee followed by a right hand before separating.  Silverio lands a right hand.  They clinch.  Silverio presses Vallie-Flagg against the cage.  He lands a right hand in the closing seconds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Silverio.

Round 2: Silverio lands front kicks, keeping Vallie-Flagg on the outside.  Silverio lands a right hand.  Vallie-Flagg’s aggression is working against him.  Silverio secures an inside trip takedown.  He works in half guard.  Silverio stands and delivers a knee.  It was illegal and Vallie-Flagg was given time to recover.  The referee takes a point from Silverio.  The replay shows the knee hit the chest.  Vallie-Flagg lands a left hook.  Vallie-Flagg presses forward.  Silverio lands an elbow followed by a back fist.  He presses Vallie-Flagg against the cage.  He secures a single-leg takedown.  Silverio peppers Vallie-Flagg’s body with punches.  Silverio continues to land short shots.  Silverio stands and lands a left hand.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 9-9 with the point deduction.

Round 3: Silverio is sticking and moving.  He lands a front kick.  He’s mixing it up well with punches, knees and kicks.  He takes Vallie-Flagg down.  Silverio moves to the mount position.  Vallie-Flagg gives up his back.  Silverio puts in both hooks.  He chips away with punches.  Silverio flattens Vallie-Flagg out and lands big shorts.  Vallie-Flagg rolls and escapes to half guard.  Silverio lands right hands to the body.  Silverio gets his leg free and moves to the mount position.  He takes Vallie-Flagg’s back and softens him up with short punches.  Silverio gets his arm under the chin of Vallie-Flagg.  Silverio squeezes but Vallie-Flagg defends.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Silverio.

The judges scored the fight for Silverio by unanimous decision.  All three scorecards read 29-27.

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