UFC on FX 8 Play-by-Play: Hacran Dias vs. Nik Lentz

May 17, 2013
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Hacran Dias vs. Nik Lentz

Round 1: Dias takes the center of the octagon.  Lentz throws a combination and works for a single leg takedown.  Dias defends it and they separate.  Lentz steps in with a right hand.  Dias lands his jab.  Lentz looks for another takedown but Dias shakes it off.  Lentz lands a left hand on the inside.  Lentz pushes forward and lands a combination.  Dias answers with a leg kick.  Lentz works to get the fight to the ground.  Dias turns him and works for a takedown of his own.  They battle for position along the cage.  Lentz unable to get Dias to the ground.  Dias nearly gets a trip takedown but Lentz reverses him.  Lentz works to take Dias’ back.  Dias turns the corner and tries to take Lentz’ back.  They work in the clinch.  Lentz delivers a knee to the body.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Lentz.  The referee warned Dias about grabbing the fence between rounds and said the next time he’s going to take a point.

Round 2: Dias lands his jab.  They clinch.  Dias throws a knee to the body and Lentz lands a knee that knocks Dias down.  Lentz pounces on him.  He lands short left hands.  Lentz continues to soften up Dias with short shots.  He lands a series of elbows inside Dias’ half guard.  Dias escapes back to his feet, but Lentz stays on him.  Lentz is relentless.  Lentz works for a takedown.  Dias grabbed the fence. Lentz works to take his back.  He drags Dias to the ground.  Dias lands an up-kick.  Lentz advances to the mount position.  Lentz postures up and lands punches.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Lentz.

Round 3: Dias’ corner tells him that it’s “all of nothing now.  You have to knock him out.”  The referee warns Dias again about grabbing the fence.  Dias comes out aggressive.  He lands a combination.  They slug it out.  Dias lands shots on the inside backing Lentz up.  Lentz quickly tries to get the fight to the ground.  Dias shakes it off.  He lands a right hand.  Lentz closes the distance and clinches.  Dias turns him and slams Lentz to the canvas.  Lentz applies a guillotine choke.  Dias gets free and has top position.  Dias applies an arm-triangle choke.  Lentz defends the submission attempt.  Dias lands short punches.  He works in Lentz’ half guard.  Lentz pushes Dias off and is warned for an illegal up-kick.  Dias goes on the offense.  He lands a right hand.  Lentz answers with a counter.  Lentz works for a single leg takedown in the closing seconds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Dias.

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

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