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UFC 142 Results: Thiago Tavares Edges Sam Stout In Unanimous Decision

The fifth bout of the evening at UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes is Thiago Tavares vs. Sam Stout. This is a lightweight fight, meaning 155 pounds. This bout is airing on FX. The referee in charge of the action is Mario Yamasaki.

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ROUND 1 - Both fighters come out orthodox. Tavares fires a right and clinches Stout. Stout now dragged to the floor with an outside trip. Stout manages to stand from the underhook and they separate. Tavares clinches again and again trips Stout to the floor. Stout tries to stand is slammed back to the mat. Stout stands again leaving his neck exposed. Tavares jumps guillotine, but Stout escapes and now drives forward. Stout's on top. Tavares attempts a leg lock, but it goes nowhere. Left hand to the body by Stout. Tavares' takedown is stuffed, but he lands a punch on the way out.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Tavares.

ROUND 2 - Tavares ducks under a punch and attempts a takedown, but it's stuffed. Right hand from Tavares finds the mark. Another right hand from Tavares land flush on Stout. Excellent left to the body from Stout. Another right hand from Tavares and behind his left ear Stout is bleeding.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Tavares.

ROUND 3 - Hard right hand again from Tavares. Nice outside leg kick from Tavares after a brief intermission due to Stout landing a groin kick. Tavares changes levels without striking and is stuffed immediately. Two nice body shots from Stout and he's stalking now. Tavares shoots a double again, now switching to the single, but still can't get it. Another nice outside leg kick from Tavares. Good jab from Stout lands. Right hand by Stout briefly rocks Tavares, but he recovers. Stout is pouring it on, but the bell sounds.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Stout and the bout 29-28 Tavares.

Thiago Tavares defeats Sam Sout by unanimous decision (scores not read)

UFC 142 RIO results:
Thiago Tavares defeats Sam Sout by unanimous decision (scores not read)
Gabriel Gonzaga defeats Ednaldo Oliveira by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:22 of round 1
Yuri Alcantara defeats Michihiro Omigawa by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

Mike Pyle defeats Ricardo Funch by TKO (referee stoppage) at of round 1
Felipe Arantes defeats Antonio Carvalho by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)