Aaron Rosa vs. Matt Lucas
Round 1: Lucas throws a combination to start the fight. They clinch and Lucas takes Rosa down. Rosa immediately gets back to his feet. They exchange, both landing uppercuts. Rosa pushes forward with a combination and Lucas clinches. They separate and Rosa misses with a right hand. Lucas lands a right as Rosa moves forward. Rosa fends off a takedown attempt. Lucas loses his mouthpiece and the fight is briefly stopped to put it back in. Replay shows he spit it out. Lucas goes for a single leg takedown as the fight resumes. Rosa defends it and lands knees to the body of Lucas. Lucas again goes for a single leg takedown and Rosa lands short elbows to the side of his head. They separate and exchange with Rosa winning it. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Rosa.
Round 2: Rosa misses with a combination to start the round. Rosa misses with a straight right hand and Lucas ducks under and gets the double leg takedown. Rosa quickly gets back standing. Rosa landing dirty boxing while being pressed against the cage. Lucas pushes Rosa to the fence and can’t get the takedown. Rosa peppers him with elbows while Lucas hangs on to a single leg. Rosa applies a standing kimura and escapes the clinch. Lucas connects with a right hand. Rosa gets the Thai clinch and lands a knee to the body. Lucas loses his mouthpiece again and referee Big John McCarthy takes a point from Lucas for spitting out his mouthpiece for the second time. When the fight resumed, Lucas secures a takedown but Rosa gets up as the bell sounds. MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-8 for Rosa with the point deduction.
Round 3: They touch gloves and the final round is underway. Lucas throws a flurry. Lucas ties him up and pushes him to the cage. Rosa lands short punches to the body and head. They separate and Rosa clinches and lands a knee to the body. Lucas works for a single leg takedown. Rosa lands elbows to the body while Lucas hangs onto the leg. They separate and Rosa lands an inside leg kick. Rosa lands knees and punches from the clinch. Rosa has Lucas pressed against the cage and is landing shots. Lucas loses his mouthpiece again. Rosa lands a right hand. They stop the fight to put the mouthpiece back in and are put back in the previous position along the fence. Rosa goes back to landing punches to the body. They separate in the closing seconds. Lucas shoots for a takedown. Rosa stuffs it and ends up on top. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Rosa.
The judges score the fight 28-28, 30-26, 30-26 for Aaron Rosa by majority decision.