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UFC 101: Shane Nelson vs. Aaron Riley

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Shane Nelson vs. Aaron Riley

Round 1: Riley rocked Nelson with a big left hand early, but Nelson was able to shake it off. Nelson stumbled and Riley capitalized, but Nelson was able to break free again. Nelson caught a leg kick of Riley’s, but Riley was able to roll out and get back to his feet. Riley was able to press Nelson against the cage and remained aggressive for the rest of the round. scores it 10-9 for Riley.

Round 2: Riley grazed Nelson with a head kick early, and Nelson responded with a knee. Riley continued to use and size and strength to his advantage, as he imposed his will on Nelson. Riley took Nelson down with two minutes left in the round. Riley was continuing to wear down Nelson, and both men were stood up with under a minute left. Riley threw Nelson to the ground as the round ended. scores it 10-9 for Riley.

Round 3: Riley came out with a nice combination. Nelson is visibly tired now. Riley took Nelson to the ground. The crowd started going nuts for a fight going on in the stands. More people are paying attention to the fight in the crowd than the one in the cage. Riley continued to dominate Nelson, and continued to work on Nelson until the round ended. scores it 10-9 for Riley.

Winner via unanimous decision (all judges scored it 30-27): Aaron Riley