Here we go, folks!
Darren Uyenoyama vs. Alptekin Ozkilic
Mike Beltran is the referee for this flyweight fight. I'll be referring to these guys by their initials for simplicity's sake. DU shoots for a single let about a minute in. AO grabs a front headlock, takes him to the mat. DU still holding on to the leg, gets AO to let go, and improves his position. They scramble to their feet, DU lands a knee. They end up back on the mat. Another scramble ends up with AO in top position. AO postures up, scrambles to his feet. Midway through the round. DU throwing a head kick and front kicks. DU shoots a single, scrambles all the way across the cage, ends with AO on top. After about a minute in that position, AO lands a couple punch. Otherwise, not much doing. Back to their feet in the final seconds. DU throwing kicks again.
DU shoots for another takedown right away, which AO sprawls. DU pretty determined to land a takedown with that single. Another attempt, AO rolls with it and ends up in top position. AO throws a flurry of punches, then stands up. Back to the ground. AO in DU's guard. Not much happening. Hecklers in the crowd calling for a standup. The Beard obliges. Two minutes left. DU goes for a single, AO slips away. Back to the mat. DO gets out and gets back to his feet. See a pattern here? AO checks a DU head kick and rifles a crisp right hand.
AO lands a the most solid blow of the fight, a big right hand, and we've got some action. AO chases him, starts winging punches, but DU grabs him in a Thai clinch. It turns into a DU takedown. AO tries to work it into a triangle arm bar, but DU escapes and gets back to his feet. He throws a wicked spinning heel kick that just misses. DU tries to bring it to the mat again, but AO won't oblige. Midway through the round. AO throwing rights, but DU mostly staying out of range. DU has goaded AO back onto the mat again. DU throwing elbows and nearly gets an arm bar as AO stands up. AO throws a low kick, then lands a takedown. Standing again. Final 30 seconds. AO feigns a spinning back fists, DU answers with one of his own and just misses. Fight ends.
Alp Ozkilic def. Darren Uyenoyama via split decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).
*commentary courtesy of mmafighting.com*