UFC on Fox 7 Play-by-Play: Frank Mir vs. Daniel Cormier

April 18, 2013
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Frank Mir vs. Daniel Cormier

Round 1: Mir bounces on the outside.  He throws a series of kicks that all miss.  Cormier is moving forward. Mir delivers a knee to the body as Cormier closed the distance.  Cormier presses Mir against the cage.  Cormier lands an uppercut.  Mir answers with a knee to the body.  Cormier unleashes a combination.  Mir lands an inside leg kick.  Cormier closes the distance with punches and ties Mir up.  He lands a knee to the body.  Cormier goes to the body with a combination.  He goes from the body to the head.  Cormier delivers knees to the body.  Cormier continues to work the body of Mir with hooks.  He lands an elbow and backs away.  Mir moves in with a right hand.  Cormier initiates the clinch.  He presses Mir against the cage.  Cormier backs away.  He throws a high kick and slips.  Mir tries to get a hold of him but can’t. Cormier lands an inside leg kick.  Mir rushes forward with a combination and a spinning kick that misses.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Cormier.

Round 2: Mir lands an outside leg kick to start the second round.  Cormier pressing forward.  He ties Mir up and presses him to the cage.  Cormier goes back to working the body of Mir.  Cormier backs away.  He lands a right hand and clinches.  He has Mir against the fence.  Cormier lands to the body and backs away.  Mir throws a high kick that’s blocked.  Cormier clinches and drives Mir to the cage.  Cormier lands an uppercut.  Mir delivers a knee to the body.  Cormier lands a combination.  Mir responds with a right hand.  Mir moves forward and clinches.  Cormier lands a right hand.  He goes to the body and clinches.  The referee separates them.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Cormier.

Round 3: Mir throws a sluggish kick.  He lands an outside leg kick.  Cormier catches it.  He ties Mir up and lands to the body.  Mir lands a kick to the body.  He steps in with a hard knee to the body and an elbow.  Cormier clinches and presses Mir against the cage.  He lands to the body before going back to the head.  Cormier backs away.  Mir throws a kick.  Cormier catches it.  He presses Mir against the fence again.  Referee Herb Dean separates them at the midway mark in the round.  Mir delivers a hard kick to the body.  Mir clinches and Cormier turns him.  Cormier lands punches to the body.  He takes Mir down and backs away.  Cormier lands a right hand and presses Mir against the cage.  They exchange knees to the body.  The referee separates them with 30 seconds remaining.  Mir presses forward.  Cormier lands a kick to the body.  Mir lands a right hand and clinches.  The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Cormier.

The judges score the fight for Cormier by unanimous decision.  All three scorecards read 30-27.

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