Takeya Mizugaki vs. Bryan Caraway
Round 1: Mizugaki lands a right hand. Mizugaki moves in with an outside leg kick. Caraway lands his own outside leg kick. They clinch. Caraway presses Mizugaki against the cage. Caraway lands knees to the legs of Mizugaki. Mizugaki circles away from the cage. Caraway looks for a takedown but Mizugaki gains top position. Caraway gets to his feet. Mizugaki lands a left hand to the body. Caraway lands a left hand and changes levels and works for a takedown. Mizugaki immediately gets to his feet. Mizugaki lands an outside leg kick followed by a right hand. They exchange with both landing. Mizugaki lands a right hand. Caraway does some dirty boxing on the inside. Mizugaki shakes off a takedown attempt by Caraway. Mizugaki lands a knee to the body. He lands a left hook. Caraway drives forward and gets a double leg takedown. He takes Mizugaki’s back. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Mizugaki.
Round 2: Mizugaki’s corner tells him to turn up the pressure between rounds. Mizugaki lands an outside leg kick. Caraway answers with one of his own. Mizugaki goes to the body with a left hand. Caraway works for a takedown. Mizugaki peppers the side of Caraway’s head with short elbows. Mizugaki eventually fends off the takedown attempt. Mizugaki lands a left hook. Caraway lands a glancing left hook. Mizugaki moves in and walks into a right hand and is knocked down. Caraway works for a guillotine choke. Mizugaki gets out of the choke. Caraway takes his back and applies a body triangle. Mizugaki works his way back to half guard. Caraway lands a short but hard elbow. Mizugaki gets to full guard. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Caraway.
Round 3: They touch gloves to start the final round. Mizugaki lands an outside leg kick. He lands a right hand. Mizugaki lands another right hand. Caraway answers with a counter left. Mizugaki lands to the body and then a overhand right to the head. Mizugaki lands a left hook that knocks Caraway down. Caraway gets back to his feet. Mizugaki clinches and lands a knee to the body and separates. Mizugaki lands a combination. Caraway works for a takedown but can’t get it. Mizugaki leaps in with a left hook. Caraway works for a takedown and gets stuffed but lands an uppercut on the break. Mizugaki lands a left hook. He goes to the body with the left hand. Caraway presses him against the cage and works for a double leg takedown. Mizugaki delivers a knee to the body of Caraway. They works dirty boxing on the inside. Caraway works for a single leg takedown. Mizugaki lands short elbows. Caraway gives up on the takedown and lands a right hand on the break. Mizugaki lands a left hand. They exchange and Mizugaki lands a left hook at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Mizugaki.
The judges score the fight for Mizugaki by split decision. The scorecards read 29-28, 28-29, and 29-28.