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UFC 160: Dennis Bermudez Vs. Max Holloway

Dennis Bermudez vs. Max Holloway

Featherweights hit the Octagon next, as Dennis Bermudez (10-3) battles Max Holloway (7-1). The third man inside the cage will be Herb Dean.

Round 1: Holloway with a kick and Bermudez catches it, but is unable to score the takedown. Big punches landing by Bermudez, as he continues to counter Holloway at will. Bermudez shoots, works for a single-leg and misses. Spinning back kick connects by Holloway, who has taken back this round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Holloway

Round 2: Holloway takes the back, works for a choke and scores a nasty kick to the face off the clinch. Another high kick gets checked by Bermudez. Leg kick from Bermudez, who is working his strikes with much more efficiency right now. Holloway misses with a spinning back kick and the two acknowledge. Bermudez with a takedown as the round ends.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Bermudez

Round 3: Another takedown by Bermudez to start the round, working for a front choke and letting it go for a knee to the body instead. Exchange time, as both fighters are throwing lefts and rights at will, but not much power behind any of the shots. Bermudez, as soon as I write that, connects, dropping Holloway. Another takedown by Bermudez with 90 seconds left. Some ground and pound by Bermudez, as he moves to half-guard and lands some nice elbows inside the guard.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Bermudez

Dennis Bermudez def. Max Holloway via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)