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UFC 122: Krzysztof Soszynski Vs. Goran Reljic

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Round 1: THey touch gloves to star things off. Both fighters standing in the Southpaw stance. Soszynski tries for a leg kick that whiffs. He bulls in again with a leg kick and follow up right. Soszynski takes a few and bulls back in. Reljic with a head kick that misses. Soszynski with a nice left-right. Reljic knocks Soszynski off of his feet but he recovers. Soszynski backing Reljic up with straight punches in bunches. Reljic choots for the takedown and gets Soszynski against the fence. They are separated and Reljic lands a nice shot on the restart. Soszynski hits with a leg kick. Reljic lands a takedown. Soszynski is looking for his patented kimura and it’s stalling most of Reljic’s offense. They end the round in that position. scores the round 10-9 for Soszynski

Round 2: A smile and a touch of gloves gets things going. Soszynski with a nice body kick. Reljic with a straigh kick and punch, then a clean takedown. Reljic is resting in Soszynski’s guard while Soszynski looks for the kimura. Not much action from Reljic on top, the referee stands them up. Soszynski with a good inside leg kick. He lands with a nice jab. Soszynski looks for the takedown himself, bulling Reljic against the fence. Reljic turns him. They go back and forth against the fence and Reljic eventually drops for a single leg. Soszynski avoids it and keeps Reljic against the fence, landing knees to the thighs. Reljic tries for a takedown and Soszynski avoids, pressing Reljic against the cage to end the round. scores the round 10-10

Round 3: Another touch of the gloves and they start swinging right away. They go back and forth with one-twos. Reljic with a good leg kick and then a failed takedown. Soszynski Looking to take Reljic’s back now, with Reljic turtled on the mat. Reljic rolls for a leg but Soszynski avoids and starts working with Reljic turtled up. Reljic rolls for a leg again but ends up with Soszynski on top of him throwing punches. Reljic gets up and eats some big shots from Soszynski before going for the takedown. They hit the fence and Soszynski starts looking for the standing kimura. He goes for it but Reljic gets out of it. Reljic looks exhausted and Soszynski is taking advantage of it, beating Reljic up. He is working from Reljic’s half guard with :30 to go. Soszynski fires away in the closing seconds and looked to have Reljic about finished when the bell rang. scores the round 10-9 for Soszynski

Krzysztof Soszynski defeated Goran Reljic by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).