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UFC On Versus 5 Results: Duane Ludwig Out Strikes Amir Sadollah To Open Main Card

The first fight on the main card of UFC on Versus 5 is a welterweight contest, Amir Sadollah vs. Duane Ludwig, airing live on Versus. Both men enter the match looking to rebound from a loss. The winner of "The Ultimate Fighter 7", Sadollah carries a two-fight win streak into the bout. The referee in charge of the action is Rob Hinds.

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ROUND 1 - Ludwig throws an early combination that misses. Sadollah is active, rushing into an exchange with Ludwig before pushing him against the cage. Sadollah and Ludwig work from within the clinch circling the cage. Ludwig reverses and traps Sadollah in a thai clinch against the fence. Sadollah backs away and the two trade combinations. Sadollah rushes in but eats a left hook from Ludwig. Sadollah strikes flush with a leg kick but Ludwig pushes forward. Ludwig is keeping Sadollah off-balance with his jab. Ludwig gets into the pocket and is landing shots on Sadollah. Ludwig rushes in and Sadollah looks hurt. Sadollah rests against the fence before returning to the center of the ring. Ludwig is peppering the TUF veteran with combinations. Ludwig lands a stiff liver shot and follows with a solid one-two. Ten seconds remain in the round. The two trade another exchange as the round ends.

MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Ludwig.

ROUND 2 - The two touch gloves as the round begins. Sadollah opens by missing a body kick. Sadollah lands a front kick but eats a stiff jab. Ludwig lands a combination and Sadollah answers with a leg kick. Great action so far. Sadollah pressing forward, pressuring Ludwig. Sadollah misses two front kicks before missing a superman punch. Ludwig lands a stiff right hand as Sadollah misses a head kick. Sadollah shoots in for the takedown but is stuffed. Ludwig lands another counter left hook flush on Sadollah's cheek. Sadollah staggers back after eating a head kick from Ludwig. Sadollah moves in and lands a jab. Ludwig lands a left hook that hurt Sadollah. Feeling the pressure, Sadollah drops down for the takedown but is stuffed. The two exchange punches before Ludwig shoots in for the takedown. Sadollah fights it off and pushes Ludwig against the fence. Ludwig reverses and backs out. Ludwig lands a standing elbow to the head of Sadollah. Ten seconds left in round two. Sadollah presses forward and the two exchange punches one last time before the round ends.

MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Ludwig.

ROUND 3 - Sadollah comes out with a sense of urgency. The TUF veteran is pushing the pace early, rushing in and shooting for the takedown. Ludwig sprawls but is taken down. Ludwig scrambles and the two stand back up. Ludwig rushes into the clinch and lands a stiff knee the head of Sadollah. Ludwig moves back and peppers Sadollah with his jab. Sadollah lands a front kick flush to the face of Ludwig, and Ludwig just smiles. Sadollah shoots for the takedown but Ludwig sprawls. Ludwig backs away and lands another stiff jab. Sadollah eats a few more jabs. Sadollah presses forward, barely missing with a one-two combination. Ludwig lands another right hand, followed by a counter left hook and an uppercut. Ludwig shoots in a secures a takedown with 25 seconds left in the bout. Sadollah stands back up but is taken back down as the fight comes to a conclusion.

MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Ludwig.

UFC on Versus 5 results: Duane Ludwig defeats Amir Sadollah via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).