The second fight of the night on the UFC 138 main card is Cyrille Diabate vs. Anthony Perosh. This is a light heavyweight bout, meaning 205 pounds. The referee in charge of the action is Marc Goddard.
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ROUND 1 - Diabate opens southpaw, Perosh in orthodox. Middle kick by Diabate. Short right finds the mark for Perosh. Perosh shoots from outside and is not even close in his takedown attempt. Perosh shoots under a left straight from Diabate, but Diabate still stuffs it. Perosh pulls guard, but eats a few hammerfists and stands back out. Middle kick from Diabate lands, but Perosh catches it and single leg takes down Diabate. Perosh stands out, but now in half guard.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Diabate.
ROUND 2 - Nice knee from Diabate scores as Perosh tries to close the distance. Diabate overcommits on a left hook, so Perosh ducks under Diabate, and trips Diabate to the floor. Perosh moves to full mount quickly. Left hand from Perosh. Now Perosh has Diabate's back. Now they're back to mount. Perosh flares out and briefly sits to north-south. Now Perosh is back to mount and lets go of the head and arm triangle. Diabate gives up his back and Perosh is bombing on him. Perosh sinks the rear naked choke and that's it, Diabate taps.
UFC 138 results: Anthony Perosh defeats Cyrille Perosh by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:09 of round 2.