The second fight of the night for UFC on Fox 1 is Mike Pierce vs. Paul Bradley. This bout is airing on Facebook. The bout is being contested at welterweight, meaning 170 pounds. The referee in charge of the action is Larry Landless.
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ROUND 1 - Pierce opened with a straight rundown takedown, but Bradley stuffed it. Left hook by Bradley now. Both fighters standing orthodox. Pierce reaches for a leg, but Bradley stuffs it. Outside leg kick now from Pierce. Bradley walks into a right hand and briefly wobbles him. Another nice leg kick from Pierce. And another to the outside of the lead leg of Bradley. Bradley times a kick and is able to trip Pierce to the ground. Pierce stands. Pierce drives Bradley into the cage and lets off two hard hooks. Fighters exchange knees in the clinch.
MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Bradley.
ROUND 2 - Fighters clinch in the middle in 50/50 position. Hard knee by Pierce. Body shot by Bradley with the right hand. Pierce reaches for a single, but Bradley immediately shrugs it off. Good left jab by Pierce and now a right hand. Pierce now pressing Bradley into the fence, but Bradley circles out. Bradley's takedown attempt is stuffed by Pierce's whizzer. Inside leg kick lands from a three-strike combo for Pierce.
MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Pierce.
ROUND 3 - Outside leg kick from Pierce to start the round. Fighters exchange hooks, neither of which land cleanly. Bradley's double in the center is stuffed and now they're 50/50 clinching. Referee Landless restarts the action and they immediately go back to the clinch. Another inside leg kick for Pierce. Bradley executes a knee tap and is trying to keep Pierce on the mat. Pierce escapes. Left hook by Bradley lands, though not hard. Pierce lands another left hook.
MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Pierce and the fight 29-28 Pierce.
UFC on Fox results: Mike Pierce defeats Paul Bradley by split decision (29-28 Bradley, 30-27 Pierce, 29-28 Pierce).