Jimy Hettes is replacing Leonard Garcia for this fight, making his UFC debut. Alex Caceres continues to show his entertaining side with a fun-filled entrance.
Herb Dean is the man in charge when the action begins.
Round 1: Caceres lands a quick left and the two go flying across the cage together. Caceres tries to lock in a choke but Hettes gets out and works on wrapping up the leg. Caceres gets out of the leg-lock and nails Hettes with a few punches from the top. Hettes with a takedown and control on the top. Hettes tries to spin around, but Caceres gets on top and tries to land a big hammerfist to Hettes’ head. The two fighters continue to go full-speed ahead, with Caceres landing punches and Hettes trying to get a leg submission. Hettes lands on top, as Caceres tries for triangles and chokes from the bottom. Hettes with another nice spin to get out of a triangle choke by Caceres. Great transitions back-and-forth by both fighters.
FightLine.com scores the round 10-9 for Caceres.
Round 2: Hettes misses with a big right by lands a huge judo throw to take control of Caceres and try to lock in a D’Arce choke. Caceres works himself and his large hair out. Hettes jumps on the back but can’t lock anything in. Caceres looking for a kimura but rolls into an arm triangle as Hettes takes the back. Hettes tries to lock in a choke but can’t get control of Caceres. Caceres gets out of a pair of arm locks as the two work to their feet. Hettes with a takedown into a kimura. Hettes locks in a choke from the back and earns a win, getting the choke without ever locking in hooks.
Jimy Hettes defeated Alex Caceres by submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:12 of the second round