UFC on FX 8 Play-by-Play: John Lineker vs. Azamat Gashimov

May 17, 2013
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John Lineker vs. Azamat Gashimov

Round 1: They touch gloves.  Gashimov takes the center of the cage.  Lineker lands a right hand.  They exchange and Lineker lands a right hand that puts Gashimov on his back.  Gashimov powers back to his feet.  They work for position along the cage before separating.  Gashimov changes levels and dives for a takedown. Lineker stuffs it and gains top position.  Lineker lands but Gashimov stands.  Lineker delivers a knee to the body.  Gashimov circles away.  Gashimov lands a hard outside leg kick.  Lineker moves forward.  He leaps in with a left hand that lands.  Lineker pursues him.  Gashimov grabs the fense to prevent a takedown.  He is warned.   He does it again and the referee takes a point away.  Lineker lands a right hand that knocks Gashimov down.  Gashimov delivers an elbow from the bottom and scrambles to his feet.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-7 for Lineker with the point deduction.  It would have been 10-8 had a point not been taken away.

Round 2: Lineker goes to the body with a right hand.  He continues to move forward.  Gashimov misses with kicks.  Lineker lands a right hand.  He goes to the body again.  He lands another right hand.  He delivers a kick to the body that hurts Gashimov.   Lineker rushes in and lands a hard shot to the body that drops Gashimov.  He finishes with a series of left hands until the referee stopped the fight.

The official time of the stoppage was 1:07 of the second round.

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