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UFC On Versus 4: Rick Story Vs. Charlie Brenneman

The following is from our live coverage of UFC Live On Versus 4. To access our full coverage, click here.

Marc Matheny is in to officiate the co-main event fight.

Round 1: Brenneman engages the clinch early, but Story tosses him to the mat with ease. Brenneman gets to his feet and they break from the clinch shortly thereafter. Brenneman moves in for the clinch again, where he pushes Story into the fence. Story reverses and goes for the takedown himself. They engage on the clinch, both men connect. Brenneman shoots for the single and eventually fights Story to the mat, but only briefly. Story shakes him off. Nice right hand by Brenneman precedes a big takedown. He lands in Story’s half guard, where he’s looking to pass. He pulls it off and takes side control on Story. Story regains full guard. Brenneman works body shots on Story, not doing terrible damage but absolutely controlling Story throughout the first so far. He holds the position until the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Brenneman

Round 2: Brenneman shoots in for the takedown again and gets it with ease. They scramble and Brenneman retains top position. Story looks for the guillotine, but Brenneman rolls into north-south and avoids danger. They scramble again and hit their feet. Story lunges in with a knee that misses, but he uses it to engage the clinch. Brenneman looks a little tired, but he still hits the takedown easily after missing on a right hand. He lands in Story’s half guard and looks to be setting up the arm triangle. He lets it go and Story retains full guard. Story looks to work rubber guard. Brenneman passes to half guard. Story gives up side control when he goes for the guillotine choke again. Brenneman retains top control until the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Brenneman

Round 3: Both men come out swinging, but it’s Brenneman who grabs the momentum early again, hitting the single and putting Story on his back. Story looking for to isolate Brenneman’s left arm. Chants of “Spaniard” can be heard in the crowd. Matheny stands the fight up in a very, very questionable moment of refereeing. They go back to trading punches before Brenneman gets the fight back to the mat. Story looks for the kimura again before switching to the inverted triangle. Brenneman pops out the back, but Story takes top position against the fence. Story lands in full mount with just over a minute to go. He slams Brenneman’s head into the mat repeatedly, but Brenneman won’t let go of the body lock. Brenneman reverses and takes top position with under thirty to go. He holds the position until the bell. scores the round 10-10

Charlie Brenneman defeated Rick Story via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Big, big win for Charlie Brenneman.