UFC on Fox 3 Play-by-Play: Mike Massenzio vs. Karlos Vemola

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Mike Massenzio vs. Karlos Vemola

Round 1: Vemola comes out head down, winging wide punches. Massenzio immediately starts trying to get a takedown, but Vemola doing a good job tying him up and sprawling out with a front face lock. They return to their feet, Massenzio pressing Vemola up against the cage briefly. Vemola moves in, but Massenzio drives a knee to the midsection and follows up with several punch combinations that rock Vemola. Vemola locks on a guillotine and falls to his back, keeping the choke on, but Massenzio remains patient and slips out, starting to ground and pound from Vemola’s half guard. Massenzio drops a couple short elbows to the head, but Vemola works his way back to the feet, where Massenzio presses him to the fence. Massenzio lands a solid left to the body, followed by a left to the head, then uses a front headlock to drag Vemola to the mat. Vemola slips out of the hold, but Massenzio goes to work from side control. Vemola escapes once again to his feet, where Massenzio goes to work with a few left hands before getting taken down by Vemola just before the end of the round. MMAWeekly.com scores round one 10-9 for Massenzio

Round 2: Vemola comes out swinging again, landing a couple right hands and then taking Massenzio to the mat with a front headlock. He scrambles to Massenzio’s back and opens up with some hard left hands, opening up a rear naked choke. He cinches it down, causing Massenzio to tap out.

Karlos Vemola def. Mike Massenzio by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:07, R1

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