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UFC Fight Night 24: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Vs. Phil Davis

The following quick preliminary card results are from our live coverage of UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Davis. To access our full coverage, click here.

Herb Dean calls the shots for the main event tonight.

Round 1: They touch gloves and get to work. Davis changing levels, probing Nogueira’s reaction. Davis with a head kick that barely misses. Davis with a body kick that finds a home. Nogueira tags him with a one-two as he launches another big kick. Davis shoots for the takedown and presses Nogueira against the fence, where he goes to work with knees to the thighs. They are back to the center, exchanging. Davis shoots for the takedown again and Nogueira does well in avoiding it. Davis with another body kick before shooting and missing another takedown. Nogueira showing better takedown defense than any of Davis’ previous opponents. Nogueira winging left hands with bad intentions. Davis with a pair of kicks high that Nogueira counters with a nice left. Davis tries for another takedown that Nogueira avoids. Nogueira falls after losing his balance but gets back to his feet quickly. Nogueira catches a kick and lands a good straight left. Nogueira sprawls deftly after landing a nice left hand counter. scores the round 10-10

Round 2: Davis with the high kick early. Davis lands a good body kick. Nogueira catches a kick and knocks Davis off balance. Another good body kick lands for Davis. Nogueira sends home a right hook. Davis tries for another takedown off of a kick that Nogueira avoids easily. Nogueira lands clean with a pair of punches and then throws a kick. Davis connects with an inside leg kick. Davis shoots deep and finally gets Nogueira to the ground. Nogueira pushes him off but Davis gets back on him quickly. Nogueira establishing wrist control that Davis is having a hard time shaking free of. Nogueira gets to his feet briefly again but Davis drags him back down. Nogueira back to his feet again, but Davis drags him back down and starts going to work with ground and pound. Davis landing some very nice punches on the ground as the round closes. Knees to the body before the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Davis

Round 3: Davis leads with a leaping front kick. Davis with a jumping knee and then a head kick. Davis drops for the single and gets Nogueira down. Davis working from Nogueira’s half guard. Nogueira breaks free briefly but Davis stays on him and spins him back down to the mat. Nogueira kicks Davis away from him and they hit their feet again. Nogueira lands a good one-two and then avoids a takedown. Davis gets him down on the second attempt though. The crowd is growing restless with the lack of significant offense. :45 to go and Davis is in Nogueira’s full guard. Davis is staying all over him, despite Nogueira’s attempts to break free. Davis has his hands full with Nogueira but is still remaining dominant on top. scores the round 10-9 for Davis

Phil Davis defeated Antonio Rogerio Nogueira via decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Before giving his interview, Davis makes sure to shake hands with Nogueira and his cornermen. Davis says that he was “falling apart” during his training camp and wasn’t sure that he could take this fight. He doesn’t go into their extent, but admits to having been injured in training camp.