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UFC 149 Facebook Preliminary Recap

MMAFrenzy’s coverage of UFC 149 continues with our coverage of tonight’s two-fight Facebook card. Be sure to stay tuned to MMAFrenzy for complete coverage of tonight’s card including recaps, results, and play-by-play of tonight’s PPV main card.

Carvalho Crushes Pineda 

Antonio Carvalho (pictured) looked much more relaxed on his feet tonight and it paid off big with a beautiful “KO of the Night” candidate over Daniel Pineda. Pineda was in trouble early after eating a head kick but managed to hold on until a nasty right hand sent him awkwardly to the canvas. Carvalho quickly pounced before referee Mario Yamasaki stepped in and called the fight.

Kuivanen Edges Clarke

The fight resembled a grappling match for most of the fight. While Mitch Clarke had his moments in the fight, he appeared to tire after a winning the first round. Anton Kuivanen looked lost on the ground to start the fight but the Finnish fighter took advantage of a tiring opponent and did enough to impress the judges to secure the victory.

Preliminary Card (Facebook)

  • Antonio Carvalho def. Daniel Pineda via KO (strikes) at 1:11 of Round 1
  • Anton Kuivanen def.¬†Mitch Clarke via split decision (29-28,28-29,29-28)

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