Igor Pokrajac vs. Joey Beltran
Round 1: They touch gloves and immediately start firing. Beltran lands a combination. Pokrajac answers with a combination. The work for position along the cage. Beltran presses Pokrajac against the fence. Beltran lands a couple of uppercuts. He goes to the body with punches. Beltran fires off a combination and Pokrajac covers up. Beltran lands several uppercuts to the head and body. Pokrajac turns Beltran. Beltran lands a knee to the body. They exchange furiously. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Beltran.
Round 2: Beltran moves forward with punches. Pokrajac answers with a right hand. Pokrajac delivers an outside leg kick. Pokrajac lands a right hand. Pokrajac moves forward. They exchange along the cage. Pokrajac presses Beltran against the cage. They exchange inside elbows. Beltran turns him and presses Pokrajac against the cage. Beltran works short shots on the inside. Beltran stomps the feet of Pokrajac. Beltran lands a punch too low and Pokrajac is given time to recover. The fight is restarted. They touch gloves and start throwing. Beltran lands to the body and head. Beltran pours it on landing uppercuts. Beltran presses him against the cage and works shots to the body. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Beltran.
Round 3: Pokrajac lands a right hand. He presses Beltran against the cage. Beltran turns him and works some dirty boxing. The battle for position against the cage. Pokrajac turns him and separates. Beltran lands a big left hand. Pokrajac drops his hands. He steps in and lands a left hook and an overhand right. Pokrajac lands another right hand. They clinch. Beltran lands a knee to the body. Pokrajac separates. Pokrajac turns up the pressure. Two minutes remain in the fight. Beltran presses Pokrajac against the cage. He lands short shots on the inside. They briefly separate and exchange. Beltran looks for a takedown. Pokrajac defends it. Beltran staying active in the clinch, pressing Pokrajac against the cage. Pokrajac gets free and they unload on each other in the closing seconds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Beltran, but it was a close round.
The judges score the fight for Beltran by unanimous decision. All three scorecards read 30-27.