UFC 123 Live Play-By-Play: George Sotiropoulos vs. Joe Lauzon

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UFC 123 Live Results George Sotiropoulos vs Joe Lauzon

George Sotiropoulos vs. Joe Lauzon

Round 1: Lauzon and Sotiropoulos both firing big punches, Lauzon finding a home for the right hand. Sotiropoulos goes for a single leg, but Lauzon gets away. Lauzon landing good strikes on the inside. Lauzon hits another great right hand, Sotiropoulos goes for a takedown again, but Lauzon sprawls out. Sotiropoulos gets a body lock, but again Lauzon slips away. Lauzon gets on top of Sotiropoulos after a scramble, but the Aussie keeps moving and is able to get Lauzon on his back this time. Another scramble, and Sotiropoulos gets north-south control. Sotiropoulos gets mount and as he goes for an armbar, Lauzon slips out and fires down shots from the top as the round ends.

MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 Joe Lauzon

Round 2: Sotiropoulos goes for a takedown, but Lauzon resists and locks up an arm against the cage. Fighters separate and Sotiropoulos starts to open up on the feet and the Australian gets the Muay Thai plum and throws some knees. Sotiropoulos gets Lauzon down, and works for a kimura, and then goes for an armbar, but again slips out. Sotiropoulos moves back to side control, snatches a kimura and Joe Lauzon taps out.

George Sotiropoulos def. Joe Lauzon by submission (kimura) at 2:43, R2


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