Joseph Benavidez vs. Darren Uyenoyama
Round 1: Benavidez moving forward while Uyenoyama cirlces on the outside. Uyenoyama lands a kick to the body. Benavidez catches it and tosses Uyenoyama to the ground. Benavidez lets Uyenoyama up. Benavidez lands an kick to the groin. Uyenoyama is given a few second to recover and the fight is restarted. Uyenoyama lands an inside leg kick. Benavidez lands a right hand that knocks Uyenoyama down. He lets him up. Benavidez lands a right hand. Uyenoyama answers with two leg kicks. Benavidez lands a high kick that drops Uyenoyama. He stands and Benavidez presses him against the cage. Benavidez takes the fight to the ground. Benavidez stands and delivers kicks to the lets of Uyenoyama. He lets Uyenoyama up. Benavidez lands an inside leg kick. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-8 for Benavidez.
Round 2: Benavidez rushes in with a right hand. Benavidez is the one dictating the action. He steps in with a combination. Benavidez rushes in with a flurry. Uyenoyama ties him up and works to take Benavidez’ back. Benavidez separates Uyenoyama’s hands and gains top position. He lands a few punches and stands. Benavidez lands a big right hand. Benavidez is having his way in this fight. Uyenoyama is getting beat up. Benavidez steps in with a left hand. Uyenoyama is in defensive mode. Benavidez lands a combination. Uyenoyama is showing he can take a shot. Benavidez delivers a hard kick to the body. Uyenoyama is hurt. Benavidez chases him. He lands a vicious left hook to the body that drops Uyenoyama. He finishes with puches on the ground.
The official time of the stoppage was 4:50 of the second round.