UFC Fight Night 37 Play-by-Play: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa

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Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa

Round 1: They touch gloves and the main event is underway.  They exchange leg kicks.  Gustafsson moves in with a jab followed by a leg kick.  Gustafsson changes levels and takes Manuwa down.  He works from the half guard position.  Gustafsson lands short right hands to the body.  He isolates Manuwa’s left arm.  Manuwa recognizes it and gets it free.  Gustafsson delivers shoulder strikes.  Manuwa works back to full guard.  Gustafsson lands a right hand.  Manuwa scrambles back to his feet.  Gustafsson looks to get the fight to the ground.  Manuwa lands a knee.  Gustafsson lands an outside leg kick.  Manuwa digs a left hand to the body.  Gustafsson cirlces and the round ends.  MMAWeekly scores it 10-9 for Gustafsson.

Round 2: Gustafsson takes the center of the cage.  He moves forward behind his jab.  Manuwa closes the distance.  He gets accidentally poked in the eye.  He is given time to recover and the fight is restarted.  Gustafsson lands his jab.  Manuwa counters with a right hand.  Manuwa lands an overhand right.  Gustafsson closes the distance.  He lands a knee that wobbles Manuwa.  Gustafsson follows up with an uppercut.  Manuwa collapses to the canvas.  He finishes with two hammer fists on the ground.  Gustafsson wins by TKO.

The official time of the technical knockout was 1:18 of the second round.

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