Round 1: Front kick then high kick by Davis open up the action in the main event. Another front kick by Davis lands hard. The two clinch against the cage for a moment, but decide to separate and meet again in the center of the Octagon. More high kicks by Davis halfway through the first round. Davis is yet to take Nogueira down. Nogueira counters a Davis kick with some punches and wobbles him. Davis trying more kicks, but Nogueira is countering them well. All takedown attempts by Davis were stuff in the first round. 10-9 Nogueira.
Round 2: Davis is standing with Nogueira and using lots of kicks, but Nogueira is still doing a good job of countering them. Another stuffed takedown by Nogueira keeps this fight standing and he lands a solid kick for good measure. With two minutes left, Davis finally lands a takedown and works while Nogueira is on his back. Nogueira pushes him off, but not before Davis rushes him and controls his back. Down on the ground, Davis sneaks in punches from behind and the round ends with knees to Nogueira’s back. 10-9 Davis.
Round 3: Flying knee by Davis followed by another high kick. Davis gets his opponent down and works from half guard before Nogueira gets up for just a brief moment. Davis is quick to grab his opponent from the back and drag him back down. Back in half guard, Davis gets pushed off and the fight gets back to the feet. Nogueira stuffs a takedown, but a second attempt by Davis earns him the takedown with just under two minutes to go. Davis is working hard to get passed Nogueira’s guard, but can’t seem to do so. The round comes to an end and the fight is going to the judges.
MMAjunkie is reporting live from UFC Fight Night 117. Join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 8 p.m. ET.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
MMAjunkie is reporting live from UFC 216. Join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT).Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
UFC President Dana White watched coverage of last week’s mass shooting in Las Vegas and knew what the company needed to do. And it didn’t involve canceling Saturday’s UFC 216 event.Filed under: News, read news >>
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has been pulled from his planned bout with Jared Cannonier, which had been scheduled for Dec. 16 at UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg. read news >>
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira took to social media to deny wrongdoing upon being informed of his failed drug test.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has been taken off the UFC Fight Night card on Dec. 16 when he was scheduled to fight Jared Cannonier due to a potential drug test failure. Per a statement from UFC, Nogueira read news >>
Ovince Saint Preux has stepped in to fight Corey Anderson on short notice at UFC 217 next month.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC welterweight Lyman Good is going after the companies who made and sold a supplement he alleges is behind a positive drug test.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Go deep inside the main card for UFC Fight Night 118, which features a main event between Donald Cerrone and Darren Till in Poland. 1 2 3 4 …5Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Darren Till speaks frankly about his skills, his training, and his upcoming opponent, Donald Cerrone. The two meet Saturday at UFC Fight Night Gdansk. read news >>