Bradley Scott vs. Claudio Henrique da Silva
Round 1: Silva presses the pace early. He tries to close the distance and Scott meets him with punches. Silva lands to the body with a kick. Scott circles. Silva changes levels and secures a single leg takedown. He works from the half guard position. Silva advances to the mount. He lands right hands as Scott gets back to half guard. Scott scrambles to his feet. He circles away from the cage and gets free. Scott moves in with a right hand to the body. Scott presses forward with another right hand to the body. He’s stalking Silva. Scott rushes in and catches a finger to the eye. He was given time to recover and the fight restarted. Silva misses with a superman punch, but lands a head kick. He secures a takedown and moves to half guard. Silva lands to the body. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores it 10-9 for Silva.
Round 2: Silva lands an inside leg kick. He presses forward with a combination. He looks to get the fight to the ground, but Scott stuffs the attempt. Scott lands a clean right hand that forces Silva to retreat. Scott inches forward. He lands a right hand. Scott lands a kick. Silva says it was to the groin. The referee says it didn’t. Scott doesn’t attack. He waits for Silva to recover. Scott moves in and lands a right hand. Silva misses with a spinning back fist. Scott counters with a hard right hand to the body. He initiates the clinch and delivers knees to the body. Silva tries to pull guard. Scott makes him stand up. Silva lands a knee to the body. Scott presses forward. Silva has swelling around his right eye. Silva changes levels and works to the fight to the ground. Scott shakes off the attempt. Silva has really slowed down. Scott lands a right hand. Silva closes the distance and eats an uppercut. They work for position along the cage and exchange knees to the body. Scott lands an elbow on the break and a kick to the body at the end of the round. MMAWeekly scores it 10-9 for Scott.
Round 3: They touch gloves to start the final round. Scott lands a lead left hand. Silva fires off a high kick that’s blocked. Silva works for a single leg takedown. Scott defends the attempt and they separate. Scott steps in with a straight right hand. Scott catches an accidental eye poke. He’s given time to recover. The doctor checks on him and clears him to fight. The referee warns Silva and the fight is restarted. Silva presses forward. He lands a left hand and works to get the fight to the ground. He secures a takedown. Scott works to stand while Silva takes his back. Scott shakes him off and gains top position. Silva isolates a leg and gains top position. He works from the half guard position. He lands short shorts. Scott works his way back to his feet. Silva drops for a leg. The fight ends with a scramble. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Silva.
The judges score the fight for Silva by unanimous decision. All three scorecards read 29-28.