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UFC On FUEL TV 9: Akira Corassani Vs. Robbie Peralta

Akira Corassani vs. Robbie Peralta

We begin the main card with the first of two featherweight collisions, as Akira Corassani (10-3) takes on Robbie Peralta (16-3). The third man inside the Octagon will be Kristian Hacklou.

Round 1: Corassani staying on the outside, trying to hit and run to avoid the power of Peralta. A lot of feeling out so far, and Peralta powers through and grabs hold, but is unable to score a takedown. Corassani catches him with an overhand right, using his movement to his advantage. Peralta fires back with a stiff left jab that gets through the defense.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Corassani

Round 2: Peralta throws a huge right and shoots in for a takedown, working hard to drag Corassani to the mat. No takedown, but an exchange of knees to the body. Peralta lands a quick shot and stuns Corassani, and continues to attack, pouncing all over him. Corassani recovers and gets a half-takedown, as the fence kept Peralta upright. Corassani unloads with a right that staggers Peralta against the fence, and he throws another that misses. Left by Corassani lands and he likely claims the round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Corassani

Round 3: Both men have slowed down with their pace and attack, but Corassani is able to score with a takedown as we go under four minutes. Peralta has a hold of the arm, but is unable to lock anything up from this position. Corassani gets another takedown after Peralta works hard to get to his feet. A cut on the head of Corassani, and Peralta attacks that spot, looking to leave his mark.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Peralta

Akira Corassani def. Robbie Peralta via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)