UFC On Fuel TV 3 Results: Johnny Eduardo Beats Jeff Curran

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Bantamweight Johnny Eduardo dominated Jeff Curran for the first two rounds and survived a late come back to take a decision.

UFC on Fuel TV 3 Results: Johnny Eduardo defeats Jeff Curran by unanimous decision (29-28 x3).

Eduardo came out and battered Curran with lead leg kicks and had Curran staggering back to his corner at the end of the first round. Curran, a gritty veteran fired back as he could, landing some strong side kicks to Eduardo's chest.

In the second Curran came out limping a bit and Eduardo lept forward to hack at his legs with machete chop leg kicks. Curran staggered and waved like a palm tree in the breeze. Curran, primarily a grappler, was unable or unwilling to take the fight to the ground. His one strong shot of the second was stuffed effortlessly. As Curran weakened, Eduardo loosened up and landed a number of unusual spinning strikes as well as more leg kicks.

Eduardo utterly outclassed Curran on the feet and that continued in the third round. Curran poked Eduardo in the eye and the ref didn't see it. Eduardo asked for a stoppage but the referee didn't see it and forced him to continue. Curran capitalized to land some punches and Eduardo complained to no avail again, apparently about a head butt or perhaps another poke.

That seemed to give Eduardo the space he needed to recover but Curran began to connect with rights. He added a winging overhand left as the round ended.

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