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UFC On Versus 5 Results: Ronny Markes Controls Karlos Vemola In UFC Debut

The fifth fight of the night for UFC on Versus 5 is a light heavyweight bout, Karlos Vemola vs. Ronny Markes, streaming live on Facebook. Markes is making his UFC debut after defeating Paulo Filho in April, while Vemola looks to win his second consecutive contest since rebounding from a loss in his Octagon debut. The referee overseeing the action is Rob Hinds.

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ROUND 1 - Vemola comes forward with an overhand right hand to kick off the bout. Markes ties Vemola up against the cage. The two release and trade wild exchanges. Vemola is swinging for the fences. Markes charges in an takes Vemola down against the cage. Vemola works his way up but Markes takes him back down. Vemola sitting against the cage, works his way back up but is taken down once more. Markes controlling the action. Vemola wall-walks up, but Markes lifts and slams him to the mat. Vemola stands back up again, but Markes is still is control. Markes lands a knee to the body. Vemola turns and Markes lands in full mount. Vemola turns away and reverse the position. Ten seconds remain. Vemola‘s jumps on a guillotine and it's in tight. Markes maintains composure and is saved by the bell.

MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Markes.

ROUND 2 - Vemola charges in with wild swings to the start the round. Markes presses Vemola against the cage. He releases and the two exchange flurries. Vemola swings wildly and just misses a big shot. Markes dodges and takes down Vemola. Markes maintained top control, raining down some light ground and pound. Vemola scrambles and stands, but Markes gets in the clinch and presses him against the cage. Markes opening up with knees to the body of Vemola. Markes controlling Vemola's right hand and blasting away with knees. Markes goes for a single and trips Vemola to the mat. Markes on top of Vemola in side control. Markes throwing stiff shots to Vemola's head. Ten seconds left. Markes controlling the position and working the ground and pound. The round ends with Markes in the dominant position.

MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Markes.

ROUND 3 - Vemola charges in again, swinging wildly to start the round. Markes backpedals and pushes Vemola against the cage. Markes throwing knees to the body while controlling Vemola's right hand from the clinch. Markes takes Vemola to the ground with ease. Markes in Vemola's guard, holding a forearm across his throat. The young Brazilian is controlling the position, looking to ground and pound. Markes transitions to half guard and reigns down a few hammerfists. Markes lands a stiff right hand to the body and moves to side control. The crowd is growing restless as Markes holds the position. Thirty seconds left in the fight. The crows starts to boo as the action slows. Markes completely controlling Vemola as the bell rings.

MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Markes.

UFC on Versus 5 results: Ronny Markes defeats Karlos Vemola via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).