Robert Whittaker vs. Brad Scott
Round 1: They touch gloves and The Smashes welterweight final is underway. Whittaker lands an outside leg kick. Scott uses his jab to get to the clinch. He presses Whittaker against the cage. They exchange knees inside the clinch. Whittaker breaks free and separates. Whittaker lands a left hand counter shot. He moves in with a combination. Scott delivers a stiff jab. Scott clinches and presses Whittaker against the cage. Whittaker seaprates and presses forward with a series of punches. He lands a left hand that knocks Scott down. Scott works his way back to his feet. Whittaker lands a high kick. Scott presses forward and clinches. He lands a knee to the body. Whittaker defends the takedown and separates. He lands a right hand. Scott moves in with a knee to the body. Whittaker counters with a right hand at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Whittaker.
Round 2: Scott moves forward. They exchange wildly. Scott presses forward with a flurry. They clinch but Whittaker quickly circles out. Whittaker moves in with a right hand that finds its mark. Scott answers with a left hand and an outside leg kick. Whittaker lands an accidental kick to the groin. Scott is given time to recover. The fight is restarted. Scott moves in with a flurry. Whittaker delivers a glancing high kick. They clinch. Scott secures a takedown. He works to take Whittaker’s back. Scott softens him up with short shots at the midway mark in the round. Scott takes Whittaker’s back with both hooks in. He continues to land short punches. Whittaker escapes and gets to his feet. They battle for position along the cage. They separate. Scott moving forward. He lands a right hand but Whittaker answers with a left. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the roun d10-9 for Scott.
Round 3: Scott lands a jab. Whittaker fires off a high kick. Whittaker rushes in with a flurry but Scott covers. Whittaker lands a counter right hand. Scott clinches but Whittaker shakes him off. Scott delivers a straight right hand. Whittaker lands an elbow as Scott moved forward. Scott lands a left hand. They exchange jabs. Whittaker moves forward with short elbows. Whittaker lands a big left hand. Scott continues to move foward. Whittaker landing jabs. He fires off a high kick that’s blocked. Whittaker moves forward with a combination. Whittaker lands an uppercut in another flurry. They exchange and brawl to the bell. What a fight. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Whittaker.
The judges score the fight for Whittaker by unanimous decision. All three scorecards read 29-28.