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UFC 154 Play-by-Play

MMAFrenzy’s coverage of UFC 154 rolls along with our play-by-play of tonight’s PPV main card. Tonight’s card will be headlined by a UFC welterweight title unification bout between Georges St-Pierre and Carlos Condit. Be sure to refresh often for updates and round-by-round scoring of tonight’s main card.

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Welterweight Title Unification Fight: Georges St-Pierre (C) vs. Carlos Condit (IC)

Round 1 – Here we go. GSP takes the center of the Octagon. Legkick by GSP. Legkick by GSP. Front kick by GSP. Combo by Condit. Two-punch combo by Condit. Condit with a jab but eats a hard right by GSP. GSP with a nice takedown and Condit keeps guard. Condit looks for the armbar but it’s not there. GSP to half-guard now.Nice punch by GSP but Condit recovers guard. GSP back to half-guard briefly. Condit is keeping a high guard. Punches from Condit on the bottom. Condit is staying very active. Condit rolls for an armbar. Big shot by GSP. Punches to the body and head by GSP. Nice elbow with 10 left. Condit rolls for a leglock and eats an elbow that cuts him above the eye. MMAFrenzy scores it 10-9 GSP.

Round 2 – Condit with a combo but the only the kick glances. GSP tries a front kick to the face and gets clipped by Condit. Big right by GSP. Nice right by Condit. Stiff jab by GSP. Nice combo by Condit. Knee to the body  and punch by Condit and another nice combo by NBK. Condit tries a flying knee and GSP stuffs it with a wicked punch. Body kick by Carlos is caught by GSP and he lands a gorgeous takedown. GSP passes easily and lands some big elbows to the already cut Condit. Big elbow by GSP. Nice elbows from the bottom by Condit. Condit eats a punch as he escapes. The two go to war as the round ends. Carlos is bleeding badly. MMAFrenzy scores it 10-9 GSP (20-18).

Round 3 – Nice jab and inside leg kick by GSP. Condit rocks GSP with a big headkick and Condit pounces. GSP is recovering but he’s in trouble. Condit teeing off with elbows but GS escapes. Both fighters are going to war here. Big right by GSP and he takes down Condit, who looks like he’s feeling his blood loss now. GSP grinding Condit down with punches and elbows from the top. Condit works his way up against the cage. GSP has the Hi-C lift set up but gets Condit down. Carlos working for a kimura but GSP shuts it down. Very tough round to score. GSP controlled the end but the knockdown by Condit was huge. MMAFrenzy scores it 10-10. (30-28)

Round 4 – Huge hematoma on the side of GSP’s head to start the round. More big shots by Condit. GSP with a wicked combo into a takedown and he passes to side control. GSP is isolating the far arm of Condit. Punches from the bottom by Condit with force. Condit rolls for a kimura but it’s not there and GSP makes him pay. Body-head body-head by GSP.Condit goes for armbar and now Condit grabs a knee bar, and then rotates to a triangle but GSP works out with a big shot. Gorgeous switch by Condit against the cage. Condit goes knee to belly but it’s the wrong knee and GSP reverses off the scramble. Round ends with Condit trying to set up a kneebar but misses it. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 GSP (40-37)

Round 5 – Right by Condit. Superman punch to a legkick by GSP. Tough legkick by Condit. Condit has a combo stuffed by a GSP legkick. Spinning back kick by Condit. Condit looks for a switch of the GSP takedown attempt and Condit kicks him away. Big right by GSP. Carlos swarms with a nice right and straight left. Nice left by Condit. Nice counter by GSP stops a Condit combo. Double jab by GSP. GSP with a double and Carlos barely avoids being mounted. GSP with a big look at the clock. Condit gives up back while trying to escape and GSP follows the scramble nicely. GSP checks the clock with :20 left. Big elbows by GSP as the round ends. A clearly exhausted GSP hugs Condit as they get up. MMAFrenzy scores the round, and the fight, for GSP 10-9 (50-46).

Georges St-Pierre (c) def. Carlos Condit (IC) via unanimous decision (49-46,50-45,50-45)

Johny Hendricks vs. Martin Kampmann

Round 1 – Big Dan Miraglotta in the cage for this one. Touch of gloves and we’re off. Hendricks swarms and misses. Holy hell, TREMENDOUS left hook set up by a right that destroys Kampmann and that’s all folks… wow…

Johny Hendricks def. Martin Kampmann via knockout (punch) at 0:46 of Round 1

Tom Lawlor vs. Francis Carmont

Round 1 – Lawlor forces the larger man to the cage and is working the clinch. Nice knees by Carmont. Carmont tries to slide by Lawlor but cannot  get it. Referee separates them. Solid legkick by Carmont. Referee getting a little too excited. Carmont tries a standing kimura but cannot get it. Lawlor presses it back to the cage. Carmont separates and lands a nice body kick. Carmont tries a double and Lawlor jumps a guillotine. Carmont is staying calm and slowly works out. Very good job. Big elbow by Carmont to end the round. Tough round to score, MMAFrenzy scores it 10-9 Carmont.

Round 2 – Carmont with some hand fakes and a big leg kick. Nice left by Lawlor. Big knee to the body by Carmont in the Thai clinch. Lawlor forces it to the cage and Carmont works out. Combo to a takedown by Lawlor but Carmont blocks it off. Carmont pummels in and unloads a big combo but Lawlor finally scores the takedown. Carmont works up against the cage. Big knee to the body by Carmont. Lawlor with another takedown. Carmont threatens by throwing his legs up and a scramble forms. Carmont has the reversal and Lawlor jumps another guillotine and doesn’t have it. Big shots by Carmont to end the round. Very tough round to score. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Lawlor. (19-19)

Round 3 – Body kick by Carmont. Carmont with another kick and Lawlor drops to a single. It’s not there though as Carmont is defending well. Lawlor stays on the shot and the referee breaks them apart. Carmont with a nice right to and inside legkick. nice knee by Carmont. Combo by Lawlor misses and he clinches against the cage again. Lawlor has a brief takedown and Carmont escapes. More punches by Carmont. Carmont pressues forward with kicks. Leg kick by Lawlor. Body kick by Carmont. Lawlor goes for the takedown but Carmont stuffs it. Ugly fight. MMAFrenzy scores it 10-9 Carmont. (29-28)

Francis Carmont def. Tom Lawlor via split decision (29-28,28-29,29-28)

Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Round 1 – Nice upper cut by RDA but Bocek clinches. Nice punches in the clinch by both fighters. Nice kick by RDA and Bocek clinches against the cage and shoots for a double. Huge knees in the clinch by RDA. Nice punch by RDA. Jab by Bocek. Knee from the thai clinch by Bocek. Bocek drops to a single now. RDA defends. Bocek tries to counter a kick with a takedown and he storms forward again but is stuffedShort strikes by RDA. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 dos Anjos.

Round 2 – Massive cup check by Bocek and we’re stopped. Back under way and Bocek tries a takedown and RDA reverses him. Both fighters had kimuras but neither can finish as they end up in an awkward N-S variant. Massive cut under Bocek’s eye. Double by RDA and he takes Bocek’s back. RDA has a hook in and pounds away. Bocek works up but RDA is completely in control with another takedown. Bocek works up and eats a big elbow. Dominant round by dos Anjos 10-9 (20-18)

Round 3 – RDA doesn’t even look winded. Bocek has a double stuff. RDA with a double and Bocek just misses a switch. Bocek with a double and again RDA stuffs it. RDA with a beautiful double. RDA takes his back briefly and Bocek tries a kimura but RDA backs away. Nice jumping knee to the body by RDA. Thai clinch by RDA and he lands another big knee. Bocek reverses and tries for the takedown but it’s not there. Knees by RDA in the clinch. Pair of knees by Bocek. RDA is going for crazy kicks now as Bocek presses. Body kick by Bocek. MMAFrenzy scores the round, and the fight, for Rafael dos Anjos.

Rafael dos Anjos def. Mark Bocek via unanimous decision (30-27,30-27,30-27)

Mark Hominick vs. Pablo Garza

Round 1 – Marc-Andre Cote is our referee tonight. Fighters start quickly. Both fighters pressing the action. Flying knee by Garza misses. Hominick is stalking Garza down but struggling with the range so far. Legkick by Garza. Beautiful combo by Hominick. Garza storms forward with a big knee to the body and misses the follow up. Good combo by Hominick. Great legkick by Garza. Wicked jab by Hominick.Massive one-two stuns Garza but Hominick plays it safe. Garza goes for a takedown and he get thrown by Hominick. Hominick gets caught in an armbar and has to work out. Tense moments but he escapes and pounds Garza from the guard. Homincik wisely backs up. HUGE body shot by Hominick and Garza goes down. Hominck pounds on the injury but Garza escapes. Massive shot by Garza cuts Hominick and he’s pressing for the finish now but cannot get it. Insane round there. MMAFrenzy scores it 10-9 Hominick.

Round 2 – Garza tries a flying spinning heel kick and misses. Garza with a nice takedown and after a brief scramble ends up in Hominick’s guard. Pace slows as Garza works sporadic ground and pound. Nice series of elbows by Garza. Garza postures up and lands a few nice hard shots but Hominick tries for an omoplata and misses it. Hominick with an armbar to an omoplata but Garza evades and keeps Homincik on his back. Huge elbows by Garza. Dominant round for Garza 10-9 (19-19).

Round 3 – Crowd cheering Hominick on as he starts agressive. Garza digs double unders and tries to control it but Hominick throws him off. Nice combo by Hominick. Driving takedown by Hominick forces him to the mat. Hominick rolls for an armbar/omoplata but it’s not there. More GNP by Garza. Hominick is threatening with the occasional submission but he’s not committing. Hominick escapes and eats a few punches. Garza goes for a takedown and Hominick tries the omoplata but misses it . Hominick tries to grab a desperation armbar but he doesn’t have the correct arm. MMAFrenzy scores the round 10-9 Garza (29-28).

Pablo Garza def. Mark Hominick via unanimous decision (29-27,30-26,29-28)

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