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UFC 130: Miguel Torres Vs. Demetrius Johnson

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Round 1: They touch gloves to start things out. Johnson fires off two quick kicks. Torres ties him up and tries to take him down, but Johnson gets up quick. Johnson gets a takedown of his own, but Torres sweeps him in short order. He threatens with the arm triangle from half guard. Constantly threatening to pass or take mount, Torres lands in side control, then mount. Torres looking for a choke off of the top, while Johnson throws a few elbows from his back. Torres gets side control again, but Johnson reverses and puts Torres on his back. Torres throws a leg lock and the two fight for varying leg submissions. They scramble and Johnson takes Torres’ back briefly, but Torres regains guard. Torres threatening with submissions from his back, keeping Johnson from getting off much offense. He goes for a choke toward the bell, but Johnson defends. scores the round 10-9 for Torres

Round 2: Johnson with a rapid punch combo that lands, but doesn’t do much damage. He gets a takedown behind a similar follow up oombination though. Torres using his marked size advantage well though and sweeps Johnson after looking for a triangle. On their feet they clinch and Johnson gets another takedown. Torres firing off elbows from his back and sweeps from butterfly guard yet again. Johnson puts him on his back again though, where Torres throws up a reverse triangle. It looks threatening at first, but Johnson fights out. Torres goes back to work with elbows. Torres looking for a kimura, but Johnson fights free. Torres very active off of his back, keeping Johnson from doing much but ride top position. A minute to go and Torres is still having trouble getting Johnson off of his back. Johnson hops out of Torres’ guard and they both threaten with leg locks. Johnson ends up in Torres’ side control after a scramble. Very close, active round. Johnson may have stolen the round at the end. scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

Round 3: Johnson gets the takedown early. Torres begins attacking immediately, looking to isolate an arm. Torres ties Johnson up with his legs, but Johnson fights out of it and ends up in guard. They scramble and Jonhson ends up on Torres’ back briefly. With Johnson on top, Torres sweeps into mount position. They stall there for a bit, but Johnson ends up fighting his way out of the bad position and back to guard. Torres stays on him and looks for the guillotine, but Johnson avoids. Johnson gets to his feet and fires off a volley of strikes on Torres, landing a takedown before the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

Demetrious Johnson defeated Miguel Torres via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)