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UFC 134: Raphael Assuncao Vs. Johnny Eduardo

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Round 1: They touch gloves and get to it, Assuncao taking the center. They trade leg kicks in the early going. Eduardo cracks Assuncao with a hard straight right, but Assuncao takes it well. Eduardo looking to counter Assuncao. Assuncao snatches a leg and pushes Eduardo into the cage. From there, he hits a high crotch takedown and puts Eduardo on his back. Assuncao looking to land elbows from guard, but the action slows and the two are stood up. Eduardo tries for a spinning wheel kick, but it misses. The round closes after a good right lands for Assuncao. scores the round 10-10

Round 2: They clinch after a striking exchanges and Eduardo keeps on top of Assuncao as they fall to the mat. Assuncao reverses and presses Eduardo into the fence. The crowd boos as Assuncao works on the cage. Eduardo breaks free. Eduardo lands another hard right hand, then a thudding leg kick. Assuncao ducks a right hand and shoots, but Eduardo stuffs his takedown attempt. Assuncao stays on him though, working diligently for the takedown. Eduardo avoids and they break, taking again to the center. Assuncao grabs hold of Eduardo and takes his back; he works from the position until the bell. scores the round 10-9 for Assuncao

Round 3: Eduardo comes out swinging, perhaps sensing that he could have lost the first two rounds. Assuncao jumps in with an elbow, but Eduardo uses his reach to stay clear. Assuncao scoring with a good jab. Assuncao grabs a leg and puts Eduardo down. Eduardo briefly looks for a leg lock but Assuncao keeps free and works some hard left hands from the top. The ref separates them and stands them up. Just over a minute to go in the fight. Assuncao gets knocked to his back when he telegraphs a lunging knee and Eduardo counters with a straight right. He pops right back up though and lasts until the bell without issues. scores the round 10-9 for Assuncao

Raphael Assuncao defeated Johnny Eduardo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)