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UFC On FX: Darren Uyenoyama Vs. Phil Harris

Phil Harris vs. Darren Uyenoyama

Round 1: Uyenoyama pressuring Harris against the cage and initiates the clinch. Harris reverses the position and gets a quick takedown but Uyenoyama back to his feet. Harris wanting to take this to the mat and gets a nice double leg, ending up in his opponent’s guard. Uyenoyama throws up a triangle attempt but Harris postures up and escapes. Difficult to judge this one with 1:30 left in the round. Neither having much success closing the distance. Uyenoyama moves to the crane stance which gets some cheers from the Minneapolis crowd.

Fightline scores the round 10-9 for Harris

Round 2: Uyenoyama employing a nice high kick that backs up Harris. Uyenoyama pawing with the left put nothing doing. Harris now is the first to act but having trouble connecting. Uyenoyama rushes in and clinches but gets reversed against the cage by Harris. Uyenoyama pulls guard and has the back, going for a kimura. Now trying to secure the second hook but ends up in Harris’ guard. Transition to the mount and now the back. Uyenoyama slips in a rear-naked choke and Harris is forced to tap.

Darren Uyenoyama def. Phil Harris via rear-naked choke at 3:38 in the second round.