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UFC On Fox Results: Darren Uyenoyama Controls Norifumi Yamamoto En Route To Decision Victory

The fifth fight of the night for UFC on Fox 1 is Norifumi Yamamoto vs. Darren Uyenoyama. This bout is airing on Facebook. The bout is being contested at bantamweight, meaning 135 pounds. This is Uyenoyama's UFC debut. The referee in charge of the action is Larry Landless.

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ROUND 1 - Yamamoto opens southpaw, Uyenoyama is orthodox. Uyenoyama trying to grab ahold of Yamamoto, but so far no dice. Left hand by Yamamoto now. Yamamoto lands an underhook throw aided by an ankle pic at the end. Yamamoto puts Uyenoyama on the mat with a harai goshi. Yamamoto stands out of Uyenoyama's guard. Uyenoyama catches Yamamoto's kick and tree tops (almost) to the floor. In a scramble for top position Uyenoyama takes the back of the Japanese competitor. After a near choke attempt, Yamamoto makes it out of the round.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Uyenoyama.

ROUND 2 - Yamamoto cracks Uyenoyama with a right hand and the American is bleeding badly. Amazingly, Uyenoyama manages to get the double and works from half guard on top. As Yamamoto tries to buck, Uyenoyama takes his back. Uyenoyama locks in the body triangle. Uyenoyama hand fighting and working a set of rear naked choke attempts.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Uyenoyama.

ROUND 3 - Uyenoyama jumps guard and Yamamoto obliges him by going to the ground. Uyenoyama working a rubber guard series hunting for an armbar. Yamamoto stands out, but eats an upkick for his efforts. Yamamoto trying to turn the corner on a modified knee tap, but can't get it.Yamamoto lands a jumping right hand.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Uyenoyama and the fight 30-27 Uyenoyama.

UFC on Fox results: Darren Uyenoyama defeats Norifumi Yamamoto by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27).