UFC 122 Play-By-Play: Amir Sadollah vs. Peter Sobotta

November 11, 2010

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Round 1:
Sadollah is pressing early with kicks, but Sobotta clinches and presses him to the cage. They separate and Sadollah again presses the pace, storms Sobotta with a flurry of punches, then presses him to the fence briefly. Sobotta fires off a couple head kicks that are block. Sadollah again pressuring with his punches and mixes in a few kicks, keeping Sobotta in counter-fighting mode. Sadollah misses with a head kick and Sobotta ducks under and clinches Sadollah’s waist from behind while standing. He tries to secure a suplex, but Sadollah reverses and they are clinched on the cage. Sadollah sneaks in a few knees and punches in the clinch. They separate briefly before the bell, but no more damage done.

MMAWeekly.com scores round one 10-9 for Sadollah

Round 2:
Good leg kicks from Sadollah to open the round, keeping the pressure on. Sobotta lands a spinning back kick to the belly, but Sadollah comes right back at him, pressing with his punch combinations and kicks, both high and low. If anything, Sadollah has upped the pace in round two. Sobotta is firing back, but Sadollah is much busier. Sobotta goes for a wheel kick, but Sadollah presses into it, forcing him to the ground. Sadollah works a few shots to the body, but stands up, forcing Sobotta back into Sadollah’s game plan standing up. Sadollah goes right back to pressing with punches and kicks.

MMAWeekly.com scores round two 10-9 for Sadollah

Round 3:
The final round starts off the same as the rest, Sadollah pressuring Sobotta, not giving him a chance to do much aside from try to counter. Sadollah taking more and more control of the fight as time runs down. Sobotta appears to be frustrated, and probably tiring out, though he’s not giving up. Sadollah has done a great job changing angles, attacking from various positions, and has turned on the knees in this round. Sobotta just can’t seem to find a way to slow Sadollah down.

MMAWeekly.com scores round three 10-9 and the fight 30-27 for Sadollah

Amir Sadollah def. Peter Sobotta by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3

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