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UFC 137 Results: Brandon Vera Escapes Eliot Marshall's Third-Round Onslaught

The fourth fight of the night and airing on Facebook is Eliot Marshall vs. Brandon Vera. This is a light heavyweight bout, meaning 205 pounds. The referee in charge of the action is

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ROUND 1 - Vera opens up southpaw while Marshall stands orthodox. Three-strike combo partially lands, the right hand being the best of them. Vera know doing all the stalking. Middle kick from Vera and now the Lloyd Irvin-product is driving Marshall into the fence. They separate. Short right hands in the dirty box clinch from Marshall seem to hurt Vera. Now Vera driving Marshall into the fence. Inside leg kick now for Vera. Now an outside.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Vera.

ROUND 2 - Two hard inside leg kicks for Vera. Marshall tries to bullrush Vera, but can't get it. Marshall dives for a single and now the two clinch along the fence. Vera uses a foot sweep and now he's on top of Marshall. Marshall able to stand, but eats a knee for his efforts.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Vera.

ROUND 3 - Side kick from Vera to open the round. Now an inside leg kick. A right hand from Marshall drops Vera hard as does several follow up punches. Vera is hurt badly. Now a left hook from Marshall lands. Vera's recovered some but now Marshall gets Vera's back. He attempts a rear naked choke, but can't quit get it. Marshall attempts an arm bar, but Vera goes base down and avoids it. Now Vera on top.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-8 Marshall and the fight 28-28, a draw.

UFC 137 results: Brandon Vera defeats Eliot Marshall by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)