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Dan Miller Vs. Chael Sonnen
Referee Yves Lavigne got booed during the introductions for his early stoppage in the Bradley – Nover fight.
Round 1: Miller got Sonnen in a tight guillotine early, but Sonnen was able to power out and took side control, landing a series of strikes and elbows. Sonnen stayed aggressive, dominating Miller with ground and pound. Miller kept trying to throw his legs up to catch Sonnen in a triangle, leaving himself open to punches from Sonnen. Good first round for Sonnen after a tough start. FightLine.com scores it 10-9 for Sonnen, almost 10-8 except for the early guillotine attempt.
Round 2: Miller went for a guillotine again early, but couldn’t secure it. Sonnen got Miller up and hit a big slam, but landed in a guillotine, however was able to power out. Sonnen continued to maintain the advantage landing punches from the top in Miller’s guard. Miller attempted an armbar, but Sonnen was able to work out of it and keep control. Crowd started booing towards the end, but Sonnen was doing a good job of winning the round. Another 10-9 round for Sonnen.
Round 3: Miller landed a good combination to start the round. Sonnen was able to take Miller to the ground. Miller is exhausted at this point and isn’t able to do much. Sonnen kept dropping elbows and punches from the top. Another 10-9 round for Sonnen. The crowd booed at the end of the fight.
Winner via unanimous decision (all judges score it 30-27): Chael Sonnen
Instead of a post fight interview, the did a ‘UFC Undisputed 2009′ plug.