This was a big fight for Stipe Miocic tonight at UFC on Fox 10 in the co-main event against Gabriel Gonzaga . Miocic came off the biggest win of his career and needed to keep that momentum going.
The fight starts with Gonzaga throwing a jab and then an inside leg kick. Gonzaga lands an overhand right and Miocic throws a left. A double jab by Miocic and Gonzaga throws a jab an outside leg kick. Another overhand right by Gonzaga . A right hook/left hook combination by Miocic. Crisp jab by Miocic and a right hand lands as well. A high kick lands by Gonzaga. An overhand right by Miocic misses as the round ends.
BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 1 for Gonzaga.
Miocic looks more crisp to start the round throwing some jabs and a leg kick. Gonzaga tries a takedown, but is stuffed. Miocic pumping the jab away at Gonzaga. A head kick attempt by Gonzaga is blocked by Miocic. Couple jabs and an uppercut landed by Miocic. A takedown attempt by Gonzaga was stuffed. Miocic throws an outside leg kick and Gonzaga attempts a takedown and is rebuffed by Miocic. Miocic lands a few more punches to end the round.
BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 2 for Miocic.
The final round begins with an outside leg/right hand combination that staggered Miocic for a moment. A straight right hand by Miocic connects. Gonzaga goes for another takedown and is blocked by Miocic. A high kick by Gonzaga connects. Miocic pushes down Gonzaga. Gonzaga tries to get up but Miocic takes him down to the ground.. Gonzaga trying to bait Miocic in. Miocic lands some ground and pound and gets Gonzaga in side control. Miocic lands numerous ground and pound and some elbows. Gonzaga gets back up and lands an overhand right as the round and fight ends.
BetweenTheRopes.com scores Round 3 and the fight for Miocic 29-28.
The judges agreed with us as Stipe Miocic defeats Gabriel Gonzaga by unanimous decision (30-27×2, 29-28).