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Old 02-24-2013, 12:14 AM
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Default UFC 157 *Spoilers*

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Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Yuri Villefort

Round 1:
The referee in charge of the action is Jason Herzog. Both fighters open orthodox. Sneaky uppercut and shovel punch by Burrell lands. Villefort catches a kick and take him to the mat. Villefort takes his back and tries to sink a rear naked choke, but Burrell finds a way out of it and scrambles to his feet. Good outside leg kick from Villefort. Burrell lands a hard right to the body and the two trade leg kicks of which Villefort appears to be getting the better of. Nice body-uppercut combination from Burrell, the follows it with a left hook. Burrell drops Villefort and follows him to the ground where he's pounding on him. Villefort sweeps Burrell from deep half guard, but a peak out from Burrell puts him back on top.

Round 2:
Villefort with a good outside leg kick, but he eats a right hook from Burrell. Beautiful body shot-leg kick combo from Villefort. Burrell drops Villefort with a punch while he's off balance, so Villefort stands right away. Villefort with a good left hook, but Burrell responds with a hard uppercut. Shovel punch from Burrell. Right hand counter, left hook to the body from Villefort. Good outside leg kick from Burrell. Excellent outside leg kick from Villefort as he stalks Burrell. Right body-head combination. Fun round.

Round 3:
Villefort ducks under a punch and takes Burrell to the mat. He latches on for a rear naked choke without any hooks, and can't get it. Burrell hits an escape from the waist lock and they're back standing. Hard right hand from Burrell at the end of a combo, but Villefort gets him to the mat. Villefort drops for an inverted heel hook, but he's getting tee'd off on by Burrell. Villefort goes base down and latches onto Burrell's leg and they're both catching their breath. Villefort presses forward and tries to get Burrell to the mat, but he stands. Standing guillotine attempt from Burrell, but he abandons it. He stuffs another takedown and even lands a front kick to the face.

Nah-Shon Burrell def. Yuri Villefort via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).

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