Round 1: Elkins throws a jab and Brandao mises with a huge uppercut. Brandao lands a combination. He misses with a right hand and Elkins takes him down. Brandao looks for a kimura and uses it to reverse Elkins. He has Elkins mounted. Elkins works back to guard. Brandao backs away and lets Elkins up. Brandao throwing huge punches. Elkins looks for a takedown but Brandao sprawls. Brandao lands a jumping knee and knocks Elkins down. He works in side control. Brandao backs out and lets Elkins up. Elkins lands a right hand but Brandao lands one of his own. He ends up on top on the ground but stands and delivers a huge right hand. Elkins gets to guard. Brandao stands and dives back in with a right hand that lands. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Brandao.
Round 2: Brandao switches stances to southpaw. The pace slows. Elkins misses with a combination. Brandao moves in with a right hand and lands a knee. Elkins answers with a right hand. Brandao lands a step-in elbow. Elkins presses forward with punches but Brandao moves away. Brandao slips attempting an axe kick and Elkins gets top position. Elkins peppers him with shots. Brandao lands a couple of elbows from the bottom. Elkins continues to control him on the ground. He advances to half guard. Elkins advances to the mount position. He postures up and lands a series of right hands. Brandao tries to buck him off. Brandao gets back to half guard. The round ends with Elkins landing right hands to the body. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Elkins.
Round 3: Elkins presses the pace. Brandao looking to counter strike. Elkins takes him down with a double leg. Elkins lands elbows in half guard. Brandao works back to full guard but Elkins is landing punches. With three minutes remaining, Elkins moves to half guard and then advances to the mount position. He lands punches. Brandao gets back to half guard but Elkins is in complete control. Elkins moves to side control and Elkins gets backt to his feet. They work for position and Brandao gets top position. He delivers a right hand. Elkins works a rubber guard. Brandao stands and dives in with a right hand that lands. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Elkins.
The judges score it unanimously for Elkins. All three scorecards read 29-28.
DALLAS – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC 211 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT).Filed under: News read news >>
The UFC’s return to New York and its debut on Long Island continues to build with a new featherweight fight. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
LAS VEGAS – While this past week saw more than 300 UFC athletes descend upon the company’s headquarters in Las Vegas, the next four weeks will see the promotion host events on four different continen read news >>
The UFC’s fifth event in Sweden goes down Sunday when UFC Fight Night 109 takes place at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. Take a look inside the key facts and figures for the event.Filed under: Featu read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Joe Lauzon and Linton Vassell.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>
At a UFC Athlete Retreat in Las Vegas on Monday, NBA legend Kobe Bryant expressed support for the formation of a UFC fighters union. As seen in the following video courtesy of UFC fighter Angela Hill read news >>
Follow along for UFC Fight Night 109: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira full live results and fight stats. First fight is scheduled for 7 a.m. ET on Sunday, May 28. read news >>
Attempts to have MMA fighters collectively form together into a union or association have gone almost entirely unsuccessful in recent years. Several different groups have put a foot forward with hope read news >>
If he doesn't get to challenge UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, it appears that Georges St-Pierre will return in a battle for a different belt. read news >>
Pedro Munhoz’s first four fights in the UFC after a perfect 10-0 start to his career brought him back to reality a bit. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>