UFC 159 Play-by-Play: Bryan Caraway vs. Johnny Bedford

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Bryan Caraway vs. Johnny Bedford

Round 1: They touch gloves.  Caraway lands a left hook.  They exchange jabs.  Bedford steps in with a leg kick.  Caraway looks to lands his left hand.  Every time Bedord gets close, Caraway throws a left hand.  Bedford goes to the body with a right hand.  Caraway ties Bedford up.  He works around to Bedford’s back and trips him to the canvas.  He has Bedford’s back with both hooks in.  He softens Bedford up with short punches and covers Bedford’s mouth with his hand to disrupt Bedford’s breathing.  Caraway applies a body triangle.  Bedford separates Caraways legs and gets to his feet.  Bedford presdes forward with a right hand followed by a kick to the body.  Caraway lands a right hand on the inside.  Bedford answers with a knee to the body and a hard right hand.  Caraway secures a late takedown.  Close round, but MMAWeekly scores it 10-9 for Caraway.

Round 2: Caraway immediately goes for a takedown but Bedford stuffs it.  Caraway lands his jab.  Bedford moving forward and lands a right hand followed by a knee to the body.  Caraway lands a left hand on the inside.  Bedford goes to the legs with a kick.  Caraway is the one moving forward now as Bedford circles on the outside.  They exchange jabs.  Caraway steps in with a left.  They briefly clinch before separating.  Caraway changes levels and secures a takedown.  He works from the half guard position.  Caraway delivers short elbows to the body and the side of Bedford’s head.  Caraway moves to side control.  He lands a right hand.  Bedford scrambles as Caraway stands over him.  He lands an up-kick.  Caraway drops in with a right hand.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Caraway.

Round 3: They touch gloves to start the final round.  Bedford steps in with a right hand.  Caraway may have gotten poked in the eye.  Bedford moves in and lands a right. Caraway fires back.  Caraway presses forward.  He drives forward looking for a takedown.  They scramble and Caraway gains top position.  Bedfort looks for a triangle and switches to an arm bar.  Caraway steps over and defends the submission attempts.  Caraway moves to the half guard position.  He lands right hands to the body of Bedford.  Caraway continues to pepper Bedford with short punches.  Caraway controlling Bedford on the ground.  He applies a guillotine choke.  He moves to side control and pulls guard to sink it up.  Bedford tries to defend. Caraway moves to the mount position and finishes the choke.  Bedford is forced to tap out.

The official time of the submission was 4:44 of the third round.

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