MMAFrenzy’s coverage of UFC on FX 7 rolls along with our play-by-play of tonight’s main card. Tonight’s card will be headlined by a five round middleweight scrap between Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. Tune in at 9PM ET as MMAFrenzy will have live scoring and play-by-play of tonight’s card.
Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping
Rd 1- Fighters feeling each other out early. Jab by Bising. Big legkick by Bisping. Headkick by Belfort is checked. Jab by Bisping. Nice combo by Bisping. Wheel kick by Belfort misses. Nice body combo by Belfort. Nice counter uppercut by Belfort. Big body kick by Belfort. Body kick by Belfort and Bisping nearly caught it. Slight eyepoke but Bsping doesn’t need much time. Nice combo by Bisping feating a spinning body kick at the end. Jab by Bisping. Huge left kick by Belfort stuns Bisping and he swarms but cannot finish. Accidental head butt right before the end of the round. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Belfort.
Rd 2- Nice right by Belfort to start the round. Legkick by Bisping. Bispings nose is busted. Combo by Bisping. Huge left headkick by Belfort floors Bisping. Belfort pounces with big shots and it is all over as Dan Miraglotta jumps in.
Vitor Belfort def. Michael Bisping via TKO (head kick and punches) at 1:27 of Round 2
C.B. Dollaway vs. Daniel Sarafian
Rd 1- No glove touch and we’re off. Left hooks by CB. Dollaway looking to strike for now. Big lead left hook by CB. Big combo by Dollaway. CB a little wild trying to respond. Body kick by CB. A lot of movement by Sarafian. Big shot by Sarafian tags Dollaway hard. CB scrambles to survive and manages to recover but cannot secure the takedown on Sarafian. Big counters by Sarafian as he is clearly finding his range on the larger fighter. Big body shot by Sarafian. Wicked jab stuns CB but he evades the rest of the combo. Body jabs by Sarafian. Counter left hook by CB. Sarafian with a quick missed combo at the end of round. MMAFrenzy scores it 10-9 Sarafian.
Rd 2- Hard jab by Sarafian. CB in pursuit now. Sarafian tries a wheel kick but CB closes to block it. Shot by Saarafian but CB blocks against the cage. Legkick by CB. Massive right by Sarafian and he tries a takedown but CB evades. Leg kick by CB. Jab by Sarafian. Sarafian catches a CB kick and tags him with a head kick on the exit. Right by Sarafian followed by a body shot. Nice right hook by CB. Jab by CB. Big left stops a CB shot. Sarafian shoots in and is caught by a wicked upper cut and CB swarms trying to finish. Big shots by CB as Sarafian tries to cover up as he survives to the bell. Big momentum switch there. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Dollaway (19-19).
Rd 3- Left by Sarafian. Big left by Sarafian is answered by a CB combo. Jabs by Sarafian. Body kick by CB. Big shot by Sarafian. CB tries a guillotine briefly. Big shot by CB but Sarafian survives. Takedown by CB and he easily gets to mount. Sarafian gives up his back and scrambles up to his feet. CB in on a double by the cage and he finishes it. CB is landing in some shots from the back and he now has mount. Both are tired. Wow big pendulum sweep by Safarian really changes the round. Sarafian is looking for the mount and he now has back mount. Big punches here. CB flattens out. Sarafian is digging for choke and punching but CB with a reversal. Sarafian with another sweep and he escapes rather than reversing. Big knee by Sarafian late stuns CB as he scrambles. Horn blows and both are dead tired. Very tough round to score there. MMAFrenzy has it 10-10, making the fight a draw.
C.B. Dollaway def. Daniel Sarafian via split decision (29-28,28-29,29-28)
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ben Rothwell
Rd 1- Gonzaga with a single leg and Rothwell is only down briefly as he scrambles back to the cage to stay up. Gonzaga tries a seat drop but Rothwell stays up. Gonzaga sweeps the leg and tries to take Rothwell’s back but Rothwell scrambles back up. Big knee by Gonzaga in the clinch before Ref Goddard separates them. Gonzaga seems to want none of Rothwell’s striking. Great legkick staggers Rothwell but he answers with a nice combo that forces Zaga to clinch. Trio of right hands by Zaga. Zaga shoots a single and misses it but lands a big knee on the exit. Rothwell is wearing some damage as the round ends. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Gonzaga.
Rd 2- Right by Gonzaga. Rothwell stalks forward but loads up too much eats a hard short hook. Big right by Gonzaga and he shoots in and backs out into a standing guillotine. Rothwell tries to stay up but eventually gives out and collapses to the canvas shortly before tapping out.
Gabriel Gonzaga def. Ben Rothwell via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:01 of Round 2
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Thiago Tavares
Rd 1- Tavares seizes the center early. Khabib is feeling him out early with a good right. Combo by KN lands. A lot feints by KN early. Right by Thiago. MASSIVE lead uppercut decks Tavares and Khabib jumps in with big elbows on the ground and that’s a wrap.
Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Thiago Tavares via KO (punch and elbows) at 1:55 of Round 1