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UFC 141 Results: Dong Hyun Kim Dominates Sean Pierson

The third fight of the night at UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem is Dong Hyun Kim vs. Sean Pierson. This is a welterweight fight, meaning 170 pounds. This fight is airing on Facebook. The referee in charge of the action is Yves Lavigne.

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ROUND 1 - Both fighters open orthodox. The fighters exchange outside leg kicks, although neither is particularly devastating. Now an outside leg kick from Kim lands with authority. And another. But Pierson returns the favor with a leg kick of his own. Pierson keeps trying to catch kicks from Kim, but can't get it. Jab-cross from Kim also landing. Kim attempts a trip, but can't quite get it. Kim quickly transitions to a front head lock and lands a harai goshi in a scramble. He goes too far and now Pierson has Kim's back.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Kim.

ROUND 2 - Another hard outside leg kick to start the frame, followed by a right hand from Kim. Kim goes inside and outside on the lead leg of Pierson. Pierson presses Kim into the fence and the two briefly jockey for position. Jab from Kim lands. Pierson lands a hard outside leg kick of his own, but eats a one-two hook combo from Kim. Right to the body from Kim. Front kick lands from Kim plus a left hand. Pierson fires his own outside leg kick. Pierson attempts a single, but eats another front kick to the face.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Kim.

ROUND 3 - Nice outside leg kick from Pierson to start the frame. Kim nicely times a punch from Pierson and lands an excellent single. After a pass to side, Pierson manages to stand, but goes right back to the mat from a body lock takedown. Kim working now from Pierson's full guard. Referee Lavigne stands them up for perceived inactivity. Right hook partially lands for Pierson. Kim still attempting the front kick, but it's not landing.

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

Official result: Dong Hyun Kim defeats Sean Pierson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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