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Aldo Vs. Faber: Antonio Banuelos Vs. Scott Jorgensen

The following is from our live coverage of WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber. To access our full coverage, click here.

Antonio Banuelos vs. Scott Jorgensen

Round 1: Banuelos and Jorgensen touch gloves to start. Both fighters start exchanging, and Banuelos lands a nice combination. Both men continue to trade punches before Banuelos dropped  Jorgenesen with a left. Banuelos stayed busy on top, but Jorgensen went for an arm and Banuelos quickly jumped to his feet. Jorgensen keeps working the jab and both men scramble. Banuelos lands a body kick, head kick and body kick as the round comes to a close. Close round, but Banuelos rocking Jorgensen with the left hook syncs the round for him. scores the round 10-9 for Banuelos.

Round 2: Jorgensen comes out stalking Banuelos. Jorgensen continued to work the jab and keep the pressure on Banuelos. Both trade strikes, with Jorgensen getting the better of it. Jorgensen stayed aggressive and kept pressing the action with his punches while Banuelos has noticeably slowed down. Jorgensen rocked Banuelos with a right that knocked Banuelos to the ground. Jorgensen got on Banuelos' back and pounded on him while trying to sync the hooks in. Jorgensen continued to drop hammerfists before Banuelos broke free and hit Jorgensen with a big kick as the round scores the round 10-9 for Jorgensen.

Round 3: Jorgensen came out aggressive again. Jorgensen peppered Banuelos with jabs. Jorgensen continued to punish Banuelos with some big shots, but Banuelos stayed on his feet. The crowd – spoiled by the last fight – started to boo a little, which is uncalled for in this fight. Jorgensen rocked Banuelos with a big shot, dropping Banuelos to the ground. Jorgensen pounded away on Banuelos and managed to lock in a rear-naked choke, but Banuelos as able to break free. Jorgensen maintained position, dropping punches while on Banuelos' back.  With a little over 15 seconds left, Jorgensen locked the choke in again and Banuelos kept punching to try and break free. scores the round 10-9 for Jorgensen.

Scott Jorgensen defeated Antonio Banuelos via unanimous decision (all scores of 29-28).