UFC Flyweight Tournament Poster by Anton Tabuena
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This post will cover live results and thoughts for the Fuel TV undercard fights.
The "headlining" fight of the undercard sees James Te Huna take on Aaron Rosa in a light heavyweight fight with the co-feature also being a light heavyweight affair between Anthony Perosh and Nick Penner. Featherweights Cole Miller and Steven Siler will face off as will middleweights Kyle Noke and Andrew Craig. Rounding out the preliminary card is a welterweight fight between TJ Waldburger and Jake Hecht and a featherweight bout featuring Mackens Semerzier and Daniel Pineda.
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The Fuel broadcast is live. First fight up shortly.
Mackens Semerzier vs. Daniel Pineda - Round 1 - I'll be going with "Mack" for Semerzier just because it's easier to type out live. So deal with it. Pineda comes forward hard throwing some power punches and forces Mack into the cage. Neither guy can really get an advantage and they separate. Hard combination by Pineda and he catches Mack with an uppercut but eats a knee for his trouble. Hard two punch combo by Pineda. Hard leg kick and now a left hook that drops Mack. He follows him to the ground, has mount and now locks up a triangle. Pineda switches to an armbar and that'll finish it. Daniel Pineda wins by submission (triangle armbar), 2:05 of round 1.
Jake Hecht vs. TJ Waldburger - Round 1 - Hook from Waldburger early. Waldburger took him down quickly and ended up taking an arm and Hecht was forced to tap out. That was very quick. Waldburger went for the takedown, Hecht tried to use a whizzer to stop it but that allowed Waldburger to lock up the armbar and get the submission. TJ Waldburger wins by submission (armbar), 0:55 of round 1.
Kyle Noke vs. Andrew Craig - Round 1 - Noke charges in and manages to get the quick takedown. Right hand lands and now he quickly spins to the back as Craig tries to get up against the cage. Craig is able to get to his feet but Noke still has his back. Noke takes him back down, still has his back but Craig is able to defend and work his way back to full guard. Craig throws his legs up for a triangle but Noke gets his arm back in so there's nothing there. Noke working a few good elbows. Craig is able to get back to his feet and does land a left hook. They trade on the feet a bit with each guy landing a little before the round ends. 10-9 Noke.
Round 2 - Craig trying to walk him down now and lands a leg kick. Harder leg kick in return by Noke. Both guys keep working the leg kicks. Not a lot happening now and suddenly they trade big punches. Jab by Noke lands. Noke shoots in for a single leg takedown and now Craig elbowing him. Noke gets desperate and just kind of pulls half guard. Noke does work back to guard and Craig lands some elbows. Noke tries to work to a triangle but there's nothing there. Craig just grinding away with the occasional punch or elbow. Craig lets him get back to his feet. Noke ends up going down after either a punch or a slip, but either way, Craig is now on top in his half guard. 10-9 Craig.
Round 3 - A lot of pawing with strikes early on both sides. Noke with a few front kicks to the body that land. Jab by Noke and now he shoots for a single leg and can't get it. Craig landed a series of punches during that takedown attempt. Noke is able to get a takedown but Craig is back up pretty quickly. Craig lands a few punches. Craig lands a few more punches and a big double leg takedown. Noke tried to work an armbar, but nothing there and Craig should be able to ride out the last 40 seconds and take the win. Noke gives up his back trying to get up, now rolling or a kneebar. Craig just punching away and if he doesn't win this fight, it's only serious home cooking. 10-9 Craig.
Official Scorecards: 29-28 across the board. Andrew Craig wins by unanimous decision.
Cole Miller vs. Steven Siler - Round 1 - Siler trying to walk Miller down early but Cole is staying on the outside looking to utilize his jab. Leg kicks land for Siler. Miller clinches him up but Siler pushes him into the cage. Miller turns him. Siler lands a short right hand and gets outside. Good leg kick by Siler. Right hand by Siler after Miller throws a kick. Another big right hand by Siler after catching a Miller kick. Jab lands for Miller. Siler with a head kick but it's blocked. Right hand gets in for Miller. Right hand by Siler gets around Miller's defense. Nice right hand by Miller. Miller lands a hard right and Siler fires back with a big combination of shots. Miller with a good leg kick. Siler pushing him into the cage, Miller turns and they're at distance with Siler landing another right hand. Uppercut, left hook by Siler and Miller's legs buckled briefly. Deep guillotine threat briefly by Siler and the round ends. 10-9 Siler.
Round 2 - Leg kicks by Siler and now he's just bringing some heat with the punches and backing Miller up. Miller with a brief takedown but Siler stands up. But it's Miller landing a series of hard shots. Siler now landing three hard jabs. Good body shot by Siler. Now Miller landing another flurry of punches. Miller with a combination, Siler gets him with a single shot after. Now Siler trying to walk him down again. Body shot by Siler lands. A couple more shots by Siler. 10-9 Siler but close.
Round 3 - Right hand gets in hard for Siler. Miller manages to land a hard right hand of his own but it's Siler constantly moving forward and landing combinations. Miller with a nice let hand. Front kick by Miller hits the chest of Siler. Miller with a hard jab and he pushes Siler into the cage. Miller does manage to get a takedown now and is mounted. Thirty seconds left for Miller and he needs the finish in my book. Miller firing some punches but he won't get the stoppage. 10-9 Miller but 29-28 Siler in my eyes.
Official Scorecards: 29-28 across the board for Steven Siler. Steven Siler wins by unanimous decision.
Nick Penner vs. Anthony Perosh - Round 1 - After some early punches and kicks from both men, Perosh was able to get inside, clinch up and get a body lock takedown. After a few elbows, Penner was able to execute a scissor sweep to get on top and then stand up, but he is cut under his left eye. Perosh was able to clinch him up again against the cage. Perosh with a nice knee and a right hand as they spearate. Perosh ducks down for a single leg now and gets the takedown. Perosh working solid elbows now. Perosh to full mount now. Perosh postures up in mount and starts landing solid punches. Perosh briefly tries to take an arm triangle but switches back to punches. The referee stops the fight with one second left in the round. Anthony Perosh wins by TKO (punches), 4:59 of round 1.
James Te Huna vs. Aaron Rosa - Round 1 - Feeling out early with Te Huna landing a few leg kicks. Nice combination of punches by Te Huna, Rosa fires a few back as well. Big combo on the exit by Te Huna. He continues pouring it on and he is absolutely lighting up Rosa here. Rosa is bleeding badly. Shots by Te Huna and Rosa drops, he continues firing away and it's over. James Te Huna wins by TKO (punches), 2:08 of round 1.