Cung Le didn't let Scott Smith make it to the final round tonight, finishing him in two with a brutal pair of spinning kicks to the body.
Their first fight was one of the most epic come backs in MMA history as Cung Le battered and bruised Scott Smith with a dazzling array of kicks before getting knocked out in the third round by a hard right hand from the gritty Smith.
Scott Smith came out aggressive against Cung Le in the opening seconds of their rematch at Strikeforce: Fedor vs Werdum. But Cung tied him up and survived the early assault. Le began to answer with punches but threw no kicks in the early going. Le staggered Smith with a straight left that forced Smith to shoot for a take down. Le stuffed it and fired body punches while working a front head lock. Le began tagging Smith at will when they stood back up then he dropped Smith with two knees to the face from the clinch. Again the front head lock from Le as time ran out on the round.
Le scored again with punches to start the second. Then he began to fire kicks, dropping Smith with a spinning back kick to the body. He followed Smith down and landed knees to the body. After a stand up, another spinning back kick dropped Smith and Le quickly pounced and finished his bleeding foe.