Scott Jorgensen vs. Zach Makovsky
Mike Beltran is the referee for this flyweight fight. Jorgensen, in his flyweight debut, is more active in the early going, chasing after Makovsky and throwing two-punch combos. Makovsky, a late sub making his UFC debut, shoots a single and gets a takedown, but they're right back up. A clinch and Jorgensen lands a knee. Makovsky lands a spinning back fist, but it doesn't have much behind it. Makovsky throws a head kick and Jorgensen responds with a kick to the midsection. Makovsky flicking lefts and Jorgensen responds with a right to the jaw. A scramble ends with Jorgensen getting face lock on Makovsky, who's down on one knee. Makovsky lands a short overhand left. Makovsky connects with a solid left hand which rocks Jorgensen backwards and leaves him with a bloody nose. Jorgensen shoots in, grabs undercooks, gets Makovsky to the mat, but Makovsky switches position. They scramble and Jorgensen ends up in top position, but another scramble ends up with Makovsky on top. Solid round which could go either way.
Another scramble at the start of the round ends with Jorgensen getting a guillotine on Makovsky, then top control once he let go. Back to their feet a minute in. Makovsky with a takedown. Makovsky lands a right. A clinch along the fence, Jorgensen throws some knees before they break. They hit the mat again. Jorgensen in Makovsky's half-guard. Jorgensen spins out, gets up, and we have another clinch along the fence. Makovsky with a late head kick.
Makovsky lands a kick to the body and grazes Jorgensen with a superman punch. Makovsky whiffs with a spinning back fist. Makovsky lands a knee. Jorgensen pushes Makovsky back into the cage and lands a quick knee to the head. Makovsky with a sweet little slam, but Jorgensen rolls with the momentum and ends up in top position. Makovsky tries to spin out and nearly gets chokes for his efforts. Back-and-forth position battle on the ground finally breaks up. Two minutes left and we're standing again. Jorgensen connects with a two-punch combo. They hit the mat again, with Jorgensen working a coke. Makovsky manages to switch position. He nearly gets Jorgensen's back. Finally gets Jorgensen in position for a choke from his back as time runs down. Time expires.
Zach Makovsky def. Scott Jorgensen via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Rejoice ever more. 1 Thessalonians 5:16