Round 1: No play-by-play due to technical difficulties.
Round 2: Riley moving forward. Salas landing on the outside. Riley is bleeding from his nose. Salas lands a left hand. They clinch. Salas delivers knees to the body and presses Riley against the cage. Riley lands a knee to the body and they separate. Salas secures a takedown but Riley immediately gets to his feet. Salas goes to the body with a left hook. Riley continues to press forward. Salas circling on the outside. Riley lands a hard outside leg kick. Salas switching his stance often. He lands a combination. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Salas.
Round 3: Riley takes the center of the cage. He moves in. Salas mixing up his strikes well. He lands a knee as Riley closes the distance. Salas lands a counter right hand. Salas delivers a lead right hand. Riley lands a leg kick. Salas’ movement is giving Riley issues. Salas avoids Riley’s strikes and circles away. Riley got poked in the eye and is given time to recover. The fight is restarted. Riley’s face is a bloody mess. Riley lands a hard outside leg kick. Riley picks up the pace. They exchange leg kicks. Riley is chasing Salas but can’t catch him. Riley lands a high kick. Salas looks up at the clock. Salas is cut. Salas rushes in with a right hand. They slug it out in the closing seconds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Salas.
The judges scored the fight for Salas by split decision. The scorecards read 29-28, 28-29 and 29-28.
The UFC’s debut event on Long Island this summer has another fight featuring a local – and it’ll be a rematch.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Jimmie Rivera will go after his 20th straight win this summer, and he’ll get to do it not far from home. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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 >>
Chris Weidman’s admirable commitment to only fighting the best competition available will continue at UFC on FOX 25 in July.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
A heavyweight matchup between newcomer Junior Albini and veteran Timothy Johnson is headed to UFC on FOX 25.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Former middleweight champ Chris Weidman takes on Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC on FOX 25 main event in New York. read news >>
Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman has three straight losses, and two of them are in his home state of New York. Filed under: News, UFC 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 >>
A featherweight bout featuring an unbeaten New Yorker is the latest addition to the UFC’s debut show on Long Island.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
A lightweight bout between Jeremy Kennedy and Kyle Bochniak is the latest addition to July’s UFC on FOX 25 lineup.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>