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UFC On FOX 12: Kyle Kingsbury Vs. Patrick Cummins

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Kyle Kingsbury vs. Patrick Cummins

Our first of two light heavyweight matches will feature the return of Kyle Kingsbury (11-5) against Patrick Cummins (5-1).

Round 1: To the surprise of no one, Cummins with a takedown less than 30 seconds into the first round. Kingsbury does a nice job of working free, but he gets taken right back down. Elbows from Cummins, who moves to side control. Kingsbury able to work free and get to his feet again, only to have Cummins wearing on him once more. Failed takedown for Cummins this time and an inside leg kick from Kingsbury connects. A third takedown for Cummins scores with ease. Potential D’arce choke for Cummins right in front of UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Cummins releases the choke and is hammering away with elbows.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Cummins

Round 2: Right back where we finished, as Cummins scores easily with a takedown. Kingsbury works to get to his feet and breaks free without any damage. Big takedown for Cummins and he postures right up, pounding away on Kingsbury, who looks nearly out of it. Cummins is holding his head in place and beating away on him. Cummins is using a front-head lock to control Kingsbury, following up with shots to the face and body.

FightLine scores the round 10-8 for Cummins

Round 3: Cummins with a head kick to start the final round, backing Kingsbury up. Once more, Cummins shoots and scores with a power takedown. No chance for Kingsbury to stop that one, as he has been taken down eight times now. Elbows from Cummins, but he gets out of position and Kingsbury is able to stand. With the use of another front headlock, Cummins brings him to the canvas once more. Cummins with a knee that he follows up with a left. Cummins drives Kingsbury to the canvas once again, improving to 10-for-13 on his takedowns. Joe Rogan is begging him to put him away with a minute to go. Cummins working for a possible choke with seconds left.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Cummins

Patrick Cummins def. Kyle Kingsbury via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 30-24)