The sixth fight of the night at UFC on FX is Jorge Rivera vs. Eric Schafer. This is a middleweight bout, meaning 185 pounds. This bout is airing on FUEL TV. The referee in charge of the action is Herb Dean.
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ROUND 1 - Both fighters open orthodox. Schafer tries to bully Rivera backwards into a takedown, and even though Rivera stuffs the first Schafer switches directions and takes the Boston-native down. Schafer now in side control. Schafer tries to move to mount, but gets swept over with a butterfly guard. Schafer is pressing Rivera into the fence now looking for the takedown again. High crotch lift from Schafer works perfectly. Rivera in half guard on his back looking to stop the pass. Schafer works for Rivera's back, but can't get it. Rivera blocks one hip and pulls the other in to reverse position.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Schafer.
ROUND 2 - Rivera being pressed into the fence again, but shucks off the first high crotch attempt. Schafer bungles an ankle pick and Rivera is bombing on him now from on top. That's it, the referee's seen enough. Rivera wins.
Official results: Jorge Rivera defeats Eric Schafer by TKO (referee stoppage) at 1:31 of round 2.
UFC on FX results:
Jorge Rivera defeats Eric Schafer by TKO (referee stoppage) at 1:31 of round 2.
Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Kamal Shalorus by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:08 of round 3.
Charlie Brenneman defeats Daniel Roberts by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Fabricio Camoes defeats Tom Hayden by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:03 of round 1.
Daniel Pineda defeats Pat Schilling by submission (rear naked choke ) at 1:37 of round 1.
Nick Denis defeated Josesph Sandoval by TKO (referee stoppage) at :22 of round 1.