The first fight of the night at UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem is Manny Gamburyan vs. Diego Nunes. This is a featherweight fight, meaning 145 pounds. This fight is airing on Facebook. The referee in charge of the action is
ROUND 1 - Gamburyan stalking in the orthodox position and Nunes on the outside also in the orthodox stance. Outside leg kick from Nunes finds the mark. And again. Spinning back kick from Nunes, but he slips. Gamuryan shoots a double, but can't get it. Nunes goes back to the outside leg kick. Off another kick attempt Gamburyan tries to catch the kick and can't get the first attempt. The Armenian presses Nunes into the fence and locks hand, Nunes goes down. Nunes whizzers and stands. Hard outside leg kick again from Nunes. Gamburyan shoots from outside and Nunes easily stuffs it. Nunes lands an outside leg kick again and follows up with a spinning back kick to the ribs of Gamburyan.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Nunes.
ROUND 2 - Thudding right hand from Gamburyan puts Nunes on his heels, but appears to recover quickly. Gamburyan attempting to take Nunes down against the fence in a scramble, but Nunes works his way out. Spinning back kick again from Nunes. Left hook from Gamburyan finds the mark as does a single leg. Gamburyan on top now working in half guard. Gamburyan attempts a guillotine, but Nunes stands. Gamburyan attempts a harai gohsi, but falls forward instead.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Gamburyan.
ROUND 3 - Right hand from Gamburyan lands, but he eats an outside leg kick for his troubles. Nunes now fighting southpaw. Gamburyan shoots under a punch, but can't get the takedown. Hard knee to the midsection from Nunes and they separate. Gamburyan shoots under Nunes punches again, but can't get anything out of it. Hard inside leg and middle kick from Nunes. Gamburyan lands a jab, but eats an inside leg kick; this time the kick goes into Gamburyan's groin. Left hand from Gamburyan, but he eats two middle kicks. Gamburyan doing everything possible to secure a takedown at the end.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Nunes and the fight 29-28 Nunes.
Official results: Diego Nunes defeats Manny Gamburyan by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
UFC 141 results:
- Diego Nunes defeats Manny Gamburyan by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)