Yuri Villefort vs. Sean Spencer
Round 1: Villefort throws a flying knee that misses to start the fight. He lands a knee to the body followed by an outside leg kick. Villefort lands a knee as Spencer closed the distance. Spencer responds with a combination. Villefort presses forward ands a left hook. Villefort delivers a hard outside leg kick. Spencer works to establish his jab. Villefort clinches and lands a knee to the body. Villefort looks to get the fight to the ground but Spencer shakes off the attempt. Spencer steps in with a straight right hand. Villefort lands to the body with a kick. Villefort secures a takedown but Spencer immediately gets back to his feet. Villefort continues to throw and land leg kicks. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Villefort.
Round 2: Villefort quickly changes levels and takes Spencer down with a double leg takedown. Spencer gets back to his feet. Villefort lands an outside leg kick. Spencer answers with a right hand. Villefort goes to the body with a kick. Villefort works for a takedown but Spencer has none of it. Villefort continues to land kicks to the body and legs of Spencer. The pace slows and Spencer lands a combination. Villefort continues to land leg kicks to Spencer’s lead leg. They exchange right hands. Villefort lands a leg kick that knocks Spencer down. Spencer stands and lands a right hand. They exchange along the cage in the closing seconds of the round. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Villefort.
Round 3: Spencer’s corner tells him to get on the inside and let his hands go and that he’s losing the fight. Villefort lands a right hand to start the final frame. Spencer pushes forward. Villefort delivers an outside leg kick. Spencer answers with a leg kick of his own. Spencer has started to check the leg kicks by Villefort. Spencer lands a right hand. Spencer is landing with his right hand. Villefort clinches and lands a knee to the body. Villefort continues to land leg kicks. Spencer fires back with a kick to the body. Villefort has slowed. Spencer is the fresher fighter in the final minute. He lands a combination. He lands another combination. He pours it on. They trade at the end of the round with Spencer getting the better of the exchange. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Spencer.
The judges score the fight for Spencer by split decision. The scorecards read 30-27, 28-29 and 29-28.