UFC on Fuel TV 9 Play-by-Play: Robbie Peralta vs. Akira Corrasani

April 3, 2013
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08-Peralta

Robbie Peralta vs. Akira Corrasani

Round 1: Corrasani circles on the outside.  He steps in with an inside leg kick.  Peralta lands a kick to the body, but Corrasani counters with a right hand.  Peralta presses forward with punches.  Peralta lands a lead uppercut.  Both fighters miss with big punches and clinch.  They quickly separate.  Corrasani lands a kick to the body and Peralta catches it.  He throws a right hand and Corrasani gets his leg free.  Corrasani lands a hard right hook.  Peralta throws a left hand and Corrasani ducks under it and presses Peralta against the cage.  Peralta turns him and delivers a knee to the body. They separate in the closing seconds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Corrasani.

Round 2:  Peralta lands an outside leg kick to start the second stanza.    Corrasani catches it and counters with a right hand.  Corrasani working on the outside using angles to get in.  Peralta lands a right to the body and drives forward for a takedown.  Corrasani shakes it off.  Peralta plows forward and lands a combination.  Peralta lands a left hand and Corrasani is wobbled.  Peralta swoops in and they clinch.  They battle for position along the cage.  They exchange knees to the body.  They separate and Corrasani lands a right hook that staggers Peralta.  Corrasani is now the one moving forward.  He delivers a straight left hand that snaps Peralta’s head back.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Peralta.

Round 3: They meet in the middle and both miss with big shots.  Peralta lands a right hand and then goes to the body.  Corrasani changes levels and gets the fight to the ground.  Peralta isolates an arm and works for a kimura.  He lets it go and stands.  Corrasani transitions to his back and gets a takedown.  Peralta stands only to be tripped back to the canvas.  Peralta works his way back to his feet but Corrasani takes his back again.  Peralta turns and they work inside the clinch.  Peralta delivers a couple of knees to the body.  Peralta lands knees to the thigh as they work along the cage.  Corrasani works for a single leg takedown.  He switches to a double leg before switching back to a single.  Peralta defends the takedown attempts.  Corrasani secures a late takedown.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Corrasani.

The judges score the fight for Corrasani by unanimous decision.  The scorecards read 30-27, 30-27, and 29-28.

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