As with every major show, Bloody Elbow will be here to bring you live results, play by play and commentary for UFC on Fuel TV 3. Our live coverage will start with the prelim card on Facebook (5:30 p.m. ET) through the Fuel TV main card (8 p.m. ET) so make sure to make Bloody Elbow your home for this event.
This post will cover live results and thoughts for the main card on Fuel.
The event is headlined by a great match-up between Dustin Poirier and "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung. The co-headline spot has been secured by Amir Sadollah as he attempts to force himself back into the minds of MMA fans when he takes on Jorge Lopez. A great lightweight scrap is also set between Donald Cerrone and Jeremy Stephens. Three fights round out the card as Yves Jabouin takes on Jeff Hougland, Igor Pokrajac fights Fabio Maldonado and Jason MacDonald faces Tom Lawlor.
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Jason MacDonald vs. Tom Lawlor - Round 1 - Lawlor trying to box, MacDonald ends up shooting but can't get the takedown. Big shots by Lawlor and MacDonald goes stiff and falls face first to the mat. It's all over. MacDonald is awake a few seconds later, laughs and gets to his feet. Tom Lawlor wins by KO (punch), 0:50 of round 1.
Igor Pokrajac vs. Fabio Maldonado - Round 1 - Pokrajac ducks under a punch from Maldonado and gets a quick takedown. Pokrajac working a bit, tries to get a mounted crucifix from side control but Maldonado gets half guard back. Pokrajac is landing some punches from half guard now. Nice right hand by Pokrajac. Maldonado escapes and is standing up with Pokrajac on his back but he lets him stand back up. Right hand by Pokrajac. Hard left hand by Maldonado hurts Pokrajac and he covers up while Maldonado opens up with a huge flurry of punches. Pokrajac survives and they're back to distance. Good hard punches by Maldonado and now digs to the body. Great body shots again and Pokrajac was hurt badly by one of those. 10-9 Maldonado.
Round 2 - Left hook by Maldonado. Hard short left by Pokrajac and now he lands a hard flurry. Pokrajac working hard for the takedown after that flurry but can't get it so he settles for drilling Maldonado with a knee to the face. Body shots by Maldonado. Now really digging in with body shots and mixing in punches to the head to bring Pokrajac's hands up. Maldonado drilling him again. Another knee to the face by Pokrajac. Pokrajac with a takedown attempt and Maldonado just kind of turns into it and ends up on top. Closer round but I guess 10-9 Maldonado again.
Round 3 - Right away they're back to Maldonado pushing Pokrajac into the cage and looking for the body shots. Good work early by Maldonado. Pokrajac turns him and now lands a flying knee. Fighters are restarted for lack of action for...some reason. Good shots by Maldonado. Pokrajac with a big left that snaps Maldonado's head. Maldonado tries for a takedown, can't get it, they get restarted again. Pokrajac lands another hard punch. Maldonado with hard shots now. Very close round again. I guess 10-9 Pokrajac. No real complaint scoring the fight either way.
Official scorecards: 29-28, 30-27, 29-28. Igor Pokrajac wins by unanimous decision.
Jeff Hougland vs. Yves Jabouin - Round 1 - Leg kick by Jabouin. Hard left hook by Jabouin. Jabouin is just far too fast here. Hard leg kick on the end of a combination by Jabouin. A lot of nothing happening for over a minute with both guys feinting. Jabouin with a spinning back kick body shot that drops Hougland. Jabouin follows up with some big shots, now another body shot but can't get the finish. 10-9 Jabouin.
Round 2 - Hougland trying like hell for a takedown and can't get it. Finally after almost half a round, Jabouin tries to throw a spinning back kick to the body. This is not the most exciting fight ever. Hougland tries for a takedown, can't get it. Pfffffft. Boring round. 10-9 Jabouin.
Round 3 - Nice left hook by Jabouin drops Hougland. Jabouin firing away with big shots. He can't get the finish but does spend the rest of the round beating up on Jabouin with heavy shots. Not a particularly competitive fight and a clear win for Jabouin.
Official scorecards: 30-27, 30-26, 30-27. Yves Jabouin wins by unanimous decision.
Jeremy Stephens vs. Donald Cerrone - Round 1 - Stephens gets in the first shot, a little left hand counter. Big right by Stephens gets in also. Hard leg kick by Cerrone. Interesting tactical battle early. Hard leg kick by Stephens. Body kick by Cerrone. Cerrone with a head kick that gets blocked, Stephens misses the right hand counter. Good leg kick on the end of a combination by Cerrone. Cerrone gets clipped a few times by Stephens, so now he does some...dancing...shuffling thing? Good shot by Cerrone, he's going to kicks and knees to keep Stephens a little off balance. Flying knee by Cerrone. 10-9 Cerrone.
Round 2 - Cerrone back to kicks up top and too the legs. Right hand by Stephens gets in a bit but it's still Cerrone dictating the fight. Cerrone trying a few spinning elbows. Uppercut hurts Stephens, Cerrone firing with more leg kicks. Stephens looks to have recovered, but this fight is getting away from him quickly. Stephens has tried from different angles, loke uppercuts from the lead hand, etc. But he can't do much at all here but cover up while Cerrone beats on him. Big leg kicks still landing for Cerrone. Another one and Stephens' legs buckle. This is a beating. 10-9 Cerrone.
Round 3 - Huge groin shot by Cerrone and Stephens is in major pain. They do restart after a short break and Cerrone drills him with another leg kick. And another. Stephens has very little left here. He's terrified of taking another leg kick and covering up every time Cerrone looks like he's even thinking of throwing a punch. Stephens manages a glancing right hand. Stephens gets poked in the eye. Cerrone just destroying him here. Flying knee attempt for Stephens just misses. Stephens tries for a few last second home run swings but can't land. 10-9 Cerrone.
Official Scorecards: 30-27 across the board. Donald Cerrone wins by unanimous decision.
Amir Sadollah vs. Jorge Lopez - Round 1 - Lopez with a right hand and then a leg kick. Lopez trying to flurry but most of his shots are getting picked off by Amir's arms. Amir with a low kick and then Lopez clinches him against the cage but doesn't do much but land a ew knees. Hard jab by Lopez. Lopez pushing him in for the takedown and he gets it and avoids a guillotine attempt by Sadollah. Lopez passing to half guard and now trying to do some work, but Sadollah gets to his feet and now lands some knees while holding Lopez against the cage. Close round but I'll go 10-9 Lopez.
Round 2 - Lopez pushing in for a takedown and can't get it but does keep Sadollah locked up against the cage. The crowd is booing, which means the ref will restart them soon. But he doesn't have to as they separate themselves. Amir with a good right hand. Amir tries for a guillotine choke as Lopez was going for a takedown, has it deep but Lopez turns out of it well and ends up in side control. Sadollah looking for a takedown. Lopez with a big takedown after eating a few body kicks from Amir. Round ends and it was close again but I think Lopez has a two round lead.
Round 3 - Amir with a good kick, a few good punches by Lopez and he pushes Amir into the cage again. Lopez working for the takedown and he does get it but Amir turns into him and stands up. Lopez briefly went for a standing kimura and couldn't lock it in. Lopez looking for another takedown and he does get it again. Amir's lack of takedown defense is very possibly going to be his downfall. Not much happens on the ground, they're restarted, Lopez drives right in for a takedown, Amir reverses it and almost gets the back. But nothing comes of it. Amir lands a knee. I don't care who won. That fight was not good. Amir has barely developed as a fighter, Lopez wasn't exactly thrilling.
Official scorecards: 29-28 Lopez, 29-28 Sadollah, 29-28 Sadollah. Amir Sadollah wins by split decision.
Chan Sung Jung vs. Dustin Poirier - Round 1 - Leg kick by Jung and Poirier lands a left hand. Jung catches a kick and gets a takedown, Poirier turns and looks for his own takedown as they stand up. Body shot by Poirier. Jung gets the fight to the ground again and he's on top. Poirier turns away from the cage. Jung with some good elbows. Poirier bleeding from the forehead already. Poirier with a nice reversal and he's on top now. Jung 10-9 round.
Round 2 - Poirier throws a kick but is slow with it and Jung takes him down with ease. Jung on top landing very nice shots again. Big left by Jung lands. They get to the feet and Jung lands a flying knee. He's pouring on the big shots, Poirier witha big takedown but Jung sweeps right through into the mount. He's on top firing away. Poirier ends up sweeping and spending time on top. I didn't type much that round because I was amazed with how great it was. Great, great fight. 10-9 Jung.
Round 3 - Poirier lands a bit, Jung firing back hard. Poirier looking to land haymakers now, not really setting up his shots. Jung traps him against the cage and flurries hard. Poirier was doing well in the stand-up for a bit before a huge takedown by Jung, but Poirier gets up quickly. Poirier using a good jab. Knee by Jung and some punches, Poirier comes back hard with shots of his own. Good left hand by Poirier. Good body kick by Jung and now he flurries hard coming forward and a big knee to the body. Big left by Poirier again. 10-9 Jung.
Round 4 - Poirier landing some good shots early, Jung with a knee to the body. They're exchanging and Jung lands a hard uppercut and Poirier stumbles backward. He's hurt! Poirier looking for a desperation takedown and he gets caught in a deep choke and Poirier has to submit. What a tremendous performance by Chan Sung Jung! Chan Sung Jung wins by submission (d'arce choke), 1:07 of round 4.