UFC 122 Play-By-Play: Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Goran Reljic

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Round 1:
Soszynski comes out firing leg kicks. Soszynski lands several good kicks, a hard one to the body, but Reljic counters with a right hand that staggers Soszynski. They’re right back at it, both fighter firing off lots of punches. Soszynski is really pressing the action, chasing Reljic around the cage. Reljic finally shoots, and ends up clinched on the fence. They stall and the ref separates them. Both fighters winging punches again, but Soszynski keeps slipping in kicks, both to the legs and body. Reljic shoots again and gets the takedown into half guard this time. Soszynski immediately goes after the Kimura, but can’t get Reljic arm in position before the bell

MMAWeekly.com scores round one 10-9 for Soszynski

Round 2:
Both fighters smiling as they start the second stanza. They trade a couple strikes before Reljic scores a solid double-leg takedown into Soszynski’s full guard. Good wrist control from Soszynski, keeping Reljic from mounting much offense. They stall out and get stood up. Soszynski again starts stalking and presses Reljic into the cage. They grapple, standing along the cage, switching positions, but neither gaining much advantage for the last couple minutes of the round. The referee separated them with about 20 seconds left. Reljic fires off a head kick, but then they pressed right back against the cage until the bell.

MMAWeekly.com scores round two 10-9 for Reljic

Round 3:
They again go right back to striking, trading some solid punches, and Soszynski mixing in a kick here and there. Reljic shoots, but Soszynski sprawls out this one, and moves behind Reljic, punching to the head. Reljic tries to escape, but Soszynski controls him from the back and continues punching to the head and face, mounting damage. Reljic tries to spin out, but eats a few more shots before getting back to his feet. Once there, Soszynski lands a few more hard punches before Reljic presses him into the cage. Soszynski is trying to yank Reljic arm out into a standing Kimura. He comes close, but Reljic escapes. Soszysnki starts to pull Reljic into a Thai clinch and Reljic falls to his backside. Soszynski drops into side control and starts pounding away. Reljic regains half guard, but Soszynski keeps pounding away until the end of the round.

MMAWeekly.com scores round three 10-9 and the fight 29-28 for Soszynski

Krzysztof Soszynski def. Goran Reljic by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3

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