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TUF Brazil 3 Finale: Rodrigo Damm Vs. Rashid Magomedov

tuf brazil 3 finale

Rodrigo Damm vs. Rashid Magomedov

We’ll conclude the prelims with lightweights Rodrigo Damm and Rashid Magomedov.

Damm (12-6) is on a two-fight win streak and has gone 3-1 with the UFC, while Magomedov (16-1) has picked up victories in each of his last nine fights.

Round 1: Damm using the kicks to keep Magomedov at bay so far, peppering him with high and low kicks. Now when Damm throws a kick, he’s eating a counter left. Magomedov lands a kick to the body with power and another after a left from Damm. Magomedov drops Damm, but he doesn’t want any part of the ground game with seconds left in the round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Magomedov

Round 2: A kickboxing match so far in this round, as both are trying to figure out when and where they can attack. Damm has yet to do much of anything this round, and even commentator Brian Stann is pleading with him to open up the offense. For every one strike thrown by Damm, hit or miss, he’s eating two in return. Damm finally opens up with a minute left, rocking Magomedov with a shot.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Magomedov

Round 3: Magomedov fakes the body kick and goes to the head, but it’s just a glancing blow. Damm tries to gain control against the fence with under-hooks, but he’s unable to get the takedown. Magomedov fires off and lands a left with two minutes left in the round. Little more offense from Damm, as he fires off a nice combo. Mini-flurry and Stann wonders if Damm has broke his right hand. Magomedov with a shot to the body that hurts Damm.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Damm

Rashid Magomedov def. Rodrigo Damm via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)