Danny Castillo vs. Tim Means
Dan Miragliotta is the referee for this 160-pound catchweight bout. Castillo slips going for a head kick. The resulting scramble ends up with Castillo in Means' guard. Both guys are active in this position. This guys on for a solid two minutes with neither guy gaining a distinct advantage. Means is finally back to his feet, but Castillo stays with it and slams him back to the mat. Means gets up, Castillo gets his back and they hit the mat awkwardly. Means lines up Castillo for a huge knee and just misses. Castillo with another takedown, with about 45 seconds left.
Means sprawls Castillo's first takedown attempt. Pace has slowed since the first round. Midway through the round, Castillo's engaging more, but Means is finally using his length and reach advantage to avoid him. Castillo shoots in for a takedown and finishes it off with a trip. One minute left. Castillo lands a couple elbows, but otherwise Means has him pretty well tied up. Means works his way back to his feet, but Castillo stays on his back and lands a slam in the closing seconds.
Castillo pops Means with a pair of short left hands. Entertains the notion of a takedown but abandons it. Means lands a pair of solid knees from the Thai clinch, his first offense of note the entire fight. Means connects with a two-punch combo.Castillo pops means with a left hand on the button and Means asks for more. Castillo doggedly pursues a takedown and finally gets it, but Means gets free and ends up in side control. Means stands and lands a big punch to the downed Castillo. Castillo is back to his feet. Means with a push kick in the closing seconds. MMAFighting scores the round for Tim Means, 10-9 (29-28 Castillo overall).
Danny Castillo def. Tim Means via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
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