Chan Sung Jung vs. Dustin Poirier
Round 1: Jung lands a leg kick. Poirier lands a left hand that backs Jung up. Jung catches a leg kick and takes Poirier down. Poirier immediately gets back to his feet and works for a takedown of his own. Poirier lands knees inside the clinch. Jung powers him to the ground and lands in side control. Poirier works his way back to full guard. Jung lands a few crisp elbows. Poirier has a cut on his forehead. Jung lands a couple of hammer fists. Poirier lands an up kick and reverses Jung with 90 seconds remaining in the round. Jung gets back to his feet. They exchange on the break. Poirier shoot for a takedown but Jung sprawls. That’s how the round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Jung.
Round 2: Jung lands an inside leg kick to start the action this round. He catches a leg kick by Poirier and takes him down. He lands heavy shots. Poirier controls his head preventing Jung from posturing up. Jung postures up and lands a solid left hand. He stands over Poirier and lets him up. Three minutes remain in the round. Jung misses with a spinning back kick. Jung lands a big flying knee. He clinches Poirier and lands knees to the head. Poirier drives forward with a power double leg. Jung immediately sweeps him and mounts Poirier. He lands short elbows. Jung goes for an arm bar. Poirier rolls out. Jung switches to a triangle choke. He lands elbows. He switches back to the arm bar. Poirier rolls out of it and has side control. Jung works his way back to full guard. Crazy transitions on the ground. Poirier lands a right hand. Jung applies a triangle choke. He pulls Poirier’s head down. His head is an unnatural shade of red. The bell sounds. Poirier saved by the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Jung.
Round 3: Poirier lands an outside leg kick to start the round. Poirier lands a left hand. They’re brawling, standing toe to toe. Poirier presses forward. Jung opens up with a flurry. Poirier lands a stiff jab. Jung looks to have slowed. Poirier lands a left hand. Poirier moves in and misses with a right hand. Jung clinches and takes him down. Poirier scrambles back to his feet. Poirier landing more frequently. Jung lands a hard knee to the body. Two minutes remain in the round. Poirier lands a left hook. Jung plows forward and unleashes a flurry. He lands a big knee to the body of Poirier. Poirier lands a straight left hand. They slug it out in the closing seconds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Poirier.
Round 4: Jung fires off a high kick that’s blocked. Jung lands a right hand. Poirier lands a left. Jung lands a knee to the body but Poirier lands a counter. Jung lands an uppercut that staggers Poirier. He rushes in trying to finish. Poirier goes down. Jung applies d’arce choke and Poirier goes out. Jung finishes Poirier!
The official time of the stoppage was 1:05 of the fourth round.