UFC 154 Live Play-by-Play: Antonio Carvalho vs. Rodrigo Damm

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Antonio Carvalho vs. Rodrigo Damm

Round 1: They take their time early.  Damm paws with his jab.  Damm moves in with a right hand.  Carvalho delivers an outside leg kick.  Damm answers with an inside leg kick.   Carvalho lands a hard outside leg kick.  Carvalho misses with a high kick but lands another hard outside leg kick, and another.  It’s a battle of the leg kicks and Carvalho is winning it.  Damm moves forward behind his jab.  The exchange more leg kicks.  Damm’s lead leg is showing the wear.  Damm lands a stiff jab.  Carvalho continues to batter Damm’s lead leg.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Carvalho.

Round 2:  Carvalho continues to work leg kicks.  Damm tries to close the distance.  He lands a front kick.  Damm catches a kick and gets the fight to the ground.  Carvalho rolls and and scrambles to his feet. Damm moves in with a combination that misses.  Carvalho fires off a high kick that’s blocked.  He goes back to working on Damm’s lead leg.  Damm delivers a stiff jab.  Damm moves forward but Cavalho moves away.  Damm lands a left hook and Carvalho answers with a leg kick, and another.  Damm lands an outside leg kick.  Damm picks up the pace a bit.  Carvalho lands a combination.  Carvalho lands a combination and a right hand that may have stunned Damm at the bell.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Carvalho.

Round 3: Carvalho sticking to his kicking game plan.  Damm switches stances.  Damm moving forward but Carvalho is landing the shots.  Damm delivers a kick to the body.  Damm moves in and lands a power punch combination.  He lands a right  hand.  They exchange leg kicks.  Damm lands a punch to the body and a left hook. Damm picking up the pace in this round. 90 seconds remain in the bout.  Carvalho lands a grazing head kick.  Damm’s front leg is bright red and Carvalho continues to target it.  Carvalho lands a front kick.  He fires off a combination.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Damm.

The judges score the fight for Carvalho by split decision.  The scorecards read: 29-28, 28-29, and 29-28.

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