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UFC 76: Diego Sanchez vs. Jon Fitch

Diego Sanchez vs. Jon Fitch

Round 1: Diego charged Fitch at the beginning of the round and tried to go for an immediate takedown. About two minutes in the two were backed up against the cage and the crowd started to boo a little. Fight stayed on the ground with neither gaining a decisive advantage. Fitch finished the round strong, but I’d score it 10-9 for Diego.

Round 2: Fitch gained the advantage early on the ground. At one point Fitch’s leg got caught in Diego’s shorts which caused the audience to chuckle. Mostly on the ground with Fitch dominating, but Fitch hit Sanchez with some hard elbows to end the round. 10-9 for Fitch.

Round 3: Diego got Fitch into a guillotine early in the round. Fitch got out of it as the crowd was going wild. Diego got a triangle on Fitch at the end of the round, but Fitch was able to power out. Great fight, I’d score the last round 10-9 for Fitch.

Winner: Jon Fitch via split decision.