UFC on Fuel TV 8 Play-by-Play: Takanori Gomi vs. Diego Sanchez

February 25, 2013
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UFC on Fuel TV 8 Live Results Home Page

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Takanori Gomi vs. Diego Sanchez

Round 1: Sanchez rushes across and takes the center of the cage.  Gomi inches forward.  Sanchez misses and Gomi lands a counter right hand.  Sanchez answers with a left hand to the body.  Gomi lands a right hand counter.  Gomi switches stances.  Sanchez circles on the outside.  Gome lands a left hand as Sanchez moved in.  Sanchez accidentally lands a kick to the groin.  The fight is restarted.  Sanchez moves in with a right hand and secures a takedown.  Gomi scrambles back to his feet and pushes Sanchez away.  Sanchez lands a kick to the body.  Gomi goes to the body with a right hand.  Gomi moving forward.  He lands to the body.  Gomi lands a knee but Sanchez eats it and secures a takedown.  Sanchez goes for a knee bar, but Gomi defends and gets to this feet.  Gomi lands a hard right hand to the body.  Gomi lands a right hand on the inside.  Gomi delivers a kick to the body.  Sanchez catches it and powers through for a takedown at the bell.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Gomi.

Round 2: Gomi lands his jab to start the second round.  Gomi moves in and lands to the body with a right hand.  Sanchez circles on the outside.  Sanchez drops for a takedown but Gomi shakes it off.  Gomi landing his jab often.  He goes to the body of Sanchez.  Sanchez lands a kick to the groin and the referee warns him that he’s going to take a point if he does it again.  Sanchez lands a kick to the body.  Gomi continues to work the body of Sanchez with punches.  Gomi is the one dictating the pace.  Sanchez lands a right hook.  They exchange jabs.  Sanchez delivers a knee to the body.  Gomi starts to pepper Sanchez’ lead leg.  Sanchez lands a right hand.  Gomi lands a solid right hand.  Sanchez’ corner calls for him to get the fight to the ground.  Sanchez lands a kick to the body, and another.  Gomi moves in with a combination.  Sanchez goes to the body with a shot.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Gomi but could go either way.

Round 3: Sanchez runs to the center of the cage.  Gomi lands his jab.  Sanchez circles on the outside.  Gomi stalks him.  Gomi goes to the body with a right hand.  Gomi switches stances.  Gomi lands an inside leg kick.  Sanchez steps in with a stiff jab followed by a leg kick.  Sanchez lands a left hand.  Gomi steps in with a straight right hand.  Gomi continues to switch stances.  He moves in behind his jab.  Sanchez answers with a body kick.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Sanchez delivers another hard kick to the body.  He drops for a takedown but Gome successfully sprawls.  Gomi lands a counter right hand.  Diego lands an outside leg kick.  Sanchez clinches but Gomi pushes him away.  Gomi lands a left hand.  They exchange at the bell against the cage.  Gomi uses head movement to make Sanchez miss.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Sanchez.

The judges score the fight for Sanchez by split decision.  The scorecards read 29-28, 28-29, and 29-28.

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  • Collideoverme

    Pure robbery…

  • Bad Decision!

    How did Sanchez get that….

  • http://twitter.com/julianmoranart julian moran

    gomi won

  • Collideoverme

    I actually had Gomi all three rds. Razor thin in the third, decisive in the first two.