James Te Huna vs. Ryan Jimmo
Round 1: They touch gloves. Te Huna quickly clinches. He presses Jimmo against the cage. Before long, the referee separates them. Jimmo lands a high kick that drops Te Huna. Jimmo follows him to the ground and lands punches. Te Huna works to control Jimmo’s posture while he recovers. Te Huna is cut over his right eye. He stands and applies a guillotine choke and drops down to secure it. Jimmo pops his head out. Jimmo passes Te Huna’s guard and moves to side control. Jimmo lands a couple of right hands. Te Huna works his way back to full guard. Te Huna lands elbows off his back. Te Huna continues to land short elbows from the bottom. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Jimmo.
Round 2: Te Huna switching stances. Jimmo lands a jab. They clinch. Te Huna looks for an inside trip takedown but Jimmo has none of it. Jimmo presses Te Huna against the cage and works for a body lock takedown. Te Huna slams Jimmo to the canvas. He lands in side control. Te Huna lands short right hands, chipping away at Jimmo. Te Huna advances to the mount position. Jimmo gets back to half guard. Te Huna lands elbows. A minute remains in the round. Te Huna postures up and lands a series of big right hands. Te Huna continues to lands elbows and punches. He delivers shoulder strikes. Te Huna lands a right hand in the closing seconds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Te Huna.
Round 3: They touch gloves to begin the final round. Jimmo steps in with a jab. Te Huna looks for a takedown, but Jimmo shakes it off. They clinch. Jimmo presses Te Huna against the cage. Te Huna lands a couple of knees to the body of Jimmo. Te Huna turns Jimmo. He lands a knee to the body and a left hand. Jimmo circles away. Te Huna closes the distance. They work for position along the cage. Te Huna secures a body lock takedown. He has Jimmo pinned against the cage and delivers a big elbow. Te Huna lands short elbows in half guard. A minute remains in the round. Te Huna works punches to the body and head. Jimmo hangs on. Te Huna lands hard elbows at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Te Huna.
The judges score the fight for Te Huna by unanimous decision. The scorecards read 29-27, 29-28, and 29-28.