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Round 1: As per usual Sanchez bolts to the middle of the cage. He shoots after a brief exchange and Hathaway shows good takedown defense so far. Hathaway turns Diego against the cage; Sanchez gets him down briefly but he bounces right back up. Sanchez circles away and they reset in the middle. Hathaway wipes his eye as if he were poked but the ref doesn’t step in. Hathaway lands a good right hand. Hathaway with a huge knee, Diego is down but has Hathaway in his guard. Sanchez doing his best to survive Hathaway’s ground and pound, seems to be mostly recovered. Hathaway relentless with big shots from the guard. Great start for Hathaway. Fightline.com scores the round 10-9 for Hathaway
Round 2: Hathaway looking confident, tries for a high kick. Hathaway working his range. Good left from Diego. Sanchez lands a takedown and has Hathaway against the fence. Hathaway slowly getting to his feet. Sanchez backs off of the takedown and eats a right hand. Hathaway goes for a takedown but can’t finish it. Sanchez backing up and looking confused and frustrated. Hathaway landing regularly. Sanchez with a right, he tries to pour it on at the end of the round but Hathaway beates him to the punch everytime. Fightline.com scores the round 10-9 for Hathaway
Round 3: Hathaway pushing forward to start the round. Sanchez trying to land with a one-two but just can’t hit his mark. Sanchez throwing punches but they’re missing by a few inches. Sanchez drops for a takedown but Hathaway shrugs it off. Sanchez with a good right. Tape coming loose from Sanchez’s left glove. He drops for a takedown again but Hathaway stuffs it and presses him against the fence. Hathaway with a left hand-head kick combo. Hathaway wraps Sanchez up and briefly gets him down. Both men trading to end the round with Hathaway getting the better of it. Hathaway tosses Sanchez into the fence as he pushes forward. Fightline.com scores the round 10-9 for Hathaway
John Hathaway defeated Diego Sanchez via unanimous decision (scores of 30-27, 20-27, 20-26)