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UFC 142 Results: Felipe Arantes Defeats Antonio Carvalho By Unanimous Decision

The first bout of the night at UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes is Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio Carvalho. This is a featherweight bout, meaning 145 pounds. The referee in charge of the action is Leon Roberts.

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ROUND 1 - Both fighters open orthodox. Carvalho knocks Arantes down with a punch and passes to half guard. Aranates tries to stand, but is cradled over to his side. In a scramble Carvalho takes Arantes back, but the scramble continues and now Carvalho is holding Arantes with a front headlock. Arantes drove forward for a takedown, but it's stuffed and Carvalho passes to mount. Arantes drives his hips back and manages to stand. Nice jab by Arantes. And a hard inside leg kick from the Brazilian. Glancing right hand from Arantes lands. Arantes attempts a flying knee, but Carvalho catches and tries for a tree top takedown, but settles for a body kick instead.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Carvalho.

ROUND 2 - Arantes and Carvalho trade to open the round, but so far Arantes getting the better of the exchanges. The fighters now trading outside leg kicks. Arantes clinches with Carvalho, but Carvalho is now pushing Arantes against the fence. They separate. Takedown attempt by Carvalho is stuffed, but he lands a right hand on the exit. In a pocket exchange, Carvalho eats a quick head kick. Arantes drives a knee to the midsection of Carvalho.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Arantes.

ROUND 3 - High pace to start the frame. Arantes landing two hard outside leg kicks in the first 30 seconds. Carvalho returns one of his own. Carvalho shoots from way outside and is stuffed. He pulls guard and now Arantes working from on top. Decent elbows on top from Arantes and now Carvalho is cut. Carvalho tries to sit up, but Arantes presses him back down. Carvalho underhooks and stands. Spinning wheelkick from Carvalho misses. Hard knee from Arantes and now a right hand. Flying knee from Carvalho and he misses.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Arantes and the fight 29-28 Arantes.

UFC 142 results: Felipe Arantes defeats Antonio Carvalho by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).