The following is from our live coverage of UFC 101: Declaration. To access our full coverage, click here. For quick results of each round and notes during each fight, follow us on Twitter by clicking here.
Kurt Pellegrino vs. Josh Neer
Round 1: Pellegrino got a big slam early. Pellegrino stayed on top, and Neer almost secured a triangle, but Pellegrino slammed Neer to the mat to get out of it. Pellegrino maintained his position for the rest of the round, but didn’t do much damage. FightLine.com scores the round 10-9 for Pellegrino.
Round 2: Both guys exchanged some good shots early on. Pellegrino tried to take the fight to the ground again, but Neer was able to stuff his attempts. Pellegrino finally was able to get Neer to the ground and stayed on top again. Neer tried to work from the bottom, and managed to nail Pellegrino with some elbows. Neer is visibly frustrated with not being able to do much from the bottom. With less than a minute left, Pellegrino was able to get Neer in full mount and went on to get his back and attempted a rear-naked choke, but wasn’t able to secure it. FightLine.com scores the round 10-9 for Pellegrino.
Round 3: Pellegrino took Neer to the ground again. Pellegrino continued to stay on top, while Neer kept throwing his hands up, signaling that Pellegrino wasn’t doing any damage. With 30 seconds left, Neer was able to squirm out and get the fight to their feet. Neer started wailing away on Pellegrino with elbows to finish the round. FightLine.com scores the round 10-9 for Pellegrino.
Winner via unanimous decision (all judges scored it 30-27): Kurt Pellegrino