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UFC 162 Play-by-Play

UFC 162 Play-by-Play

MMAFrenzy’s coverage of UFC 162 continues with our play-by-play of tonight’s pay-per-view main card. Coverage will begin tonight at 10PM ET with the start of tonight’s PPV. Make sure to check back and refresh often for updates and play-by-play coverage of tonight’s card.

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UFC 162 Play-by-Play

Dennis Siver vs. Cub Swanson

Rd. 1- Touch of gloves and we’re off. Siver is landing early and moving well. Wicked left hook by Siver lands again, he’s timing Swanson’s leg kick each time. Cub tries a wheel kick and misses. Siver moves to half guard. Fight slows before Siver uses head-arm position to move to side control. Siver landing some shots now to the body and head. Swanson uses a guillotine to stand and he’s up. Legkick by Swanson lands but Siver fires off a combo at the end. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Siver.

Rd. 2 – Legkick by Siver starts the action. Left hook by Siver stuffs a Swanson advance. Legkick by Swanson lands. Spinning back kick just misses by Siver. Legkick by Siver. Siver ducks a hook and Swanson stuffs a takedown. Swanson tries a cartwheel kick but Siver evades. Nice right by Cub. Combo by Siver and multiple legkicks. Swanson misses a wheel kick. Legkick by Swanson. Nice jab by Swanson. Legkick by Siver. Swanson connects on a left hook and uses a whizzer to launch Siver through the air and into mount. Siver trying to escape and he manages to end up on top as round ends. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Swanson (19-19).

Rd. 3- Siver with a nice left hook off a missed takedown. Nice right and body kick by Swanson. Legkick by Siver. Cub blocks a spin attack by closing distance. Swanson has now found his range. Nasty right by Swanson and he drops Siver with a followup but Siver lands a right on the way down. Siver tries to recover but Swanson pours it on and referee Herb Dean calls a stop to the fight. Great fight.

Cub Swanson def. Dennis Siver via TKO (Strikes) at 2:24 of Round 3

Tim Boetsch vs. Mark Muñoz

Rd. 1- Touch of gloves to start the fight. Front kick by Boetsch and he uses it for a takedown attempt by Munoz throws back to  his feet. Boetsch with a slam and Munoz works back up. Munoz is back up again. Boetsch on a rush and lands a hard knee to the body. Munoz with a nice trip takedown and he quickly traps Boetsch legs but the barbarian works back up. Boetsch with a standing granby and Munoz follows well and lands a double. Boetsch trying a guillotine but his legs ate on the wrong side but he adjusts and uses it to sweep but Munoz escapes. Hard combo by Munoz and he lands another big right. Boetsch with a counter though and that stops the rush. Punches  and knees by Munoz in the clinch. Wicked combo on the break by Munoz. Fun round. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Muñoz.

Rd 2- Touch of gloves. Body kick by Boetsch. Nice combo by Munoz. Another lead left by Munoz. Munoz controlling the clinch on the cage now with knees and punches. Boetsch controls briefly but Munoz evades. Right by Boetsch.Cup check but Munoz waves it on and lands a nice trip takedown. Scramble now and Munoz ends up in backside mount. Munoz landing massive body punches from the front head position. Munoz with a nice trip takedown after Boetsch is up briefly. More shots by Munoz. Front-head lock by Munoz but Boetsch is out. Boetsch tries a takedown and Munoz is landing big body shots that are clearly hurting Boetsch. Huge shots by Munoz. Great round for Munoz. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Munoz (20-18).

Rd. 3- Big right by Munoz to start the round. Superman punch by Munoz. Takedown by Munoz is countered by a guillotine/Japanese neck tie from Boetsch. Munoz evades but ends up losing an arm bar. Munoz works out and is landing big shots now.Boetsch tries a half-ass granby and Munoz easily stops it. Back mount shots by Munoz. Boetsch tries a knee bar but he’s getting battered. Munoz is digging a kimura but gives it up to maintain position. Boetsch is now getting battered again. No-hook RNC attempt by Munoz but he loses it and still maintains position. Boetsch is getting crushed. Kneebar attempt by Boetsch but it is futile. Jumping shots by Munoz now. MMAFrenzy has it 10-8 Munoz (30-26).

Mark Muñoz def. Tim Boetsch via unanimous decision (30-26,30-27,29-28)

Roger Gracie vs. Tim Kennedy

Rd. 1- Legkick by Kennedy to start the fight. Kennedy is looking to get inside but ends up getting taken down and Gracie has his back. Tim with a nice escape and he takes control of the clinch. Legkick by Kennedy. Gracie with a knee but Kennedy works through it. Takedown by Gracie but he eats a big right from the bottom. Gracie takes his back but Kennedy is defending wisely and isn’t panicking. Body triangle by Roger but he’s looking high for an armabr but Kennedy reverses and ends in half-guard. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Gracie.

Rd. 2- High five to start Round 2. Kennedy with a legkick and seizes control in the clinch and lands a trip takedown to side control. Back mount by Tim and he lands big shots. Kennedy evades the foot lock. Kennedy with more big shots but Gracie works up. Kennedy controlling the clinch again though. Knees by Kennedy. Over the top elbow by Kennedy. Back trip by Kennedy again and he has half guard. Gracie is in a deep half, which is bad for MMA. Gracie recovers guard and locks up Kennedy. Kennedy looks at the referee and is granted a standup.Clinch by Kennedy and he lands a few knees as the round ends. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Kennedy (19-19).

Rd. 3- Kennedy with legkicks to start the third. Kennedy takes Gracie’s back while standing and lands good knees here. Gracie looks dead while Tim looks fresh. Kennedy with an elbow after a clinch break. Gracie has no offense as Kennedy is trying to find his chin. Gracie’s leg is banged up. Kennedy is swarming cautiously with 030 left. Gracie is mentally done. MMAFrenzy has the round and the fight for Kennedy 29-28.

Tim Kennedy def. Roger Gracie via unanimous decision (30-27,30-27,29-28)

Frankie Edgar vs. Charles Oliveira

Rd. 1- Edgar stops a a combo by Oliveira. Frankie hurts Oliveira with a short right and Oliveira in a desperate shot but while he’s countered, he works up. Hard takedown by Edgar. Fighters exchanging shots on the ground. Oliveira tries an omoplata but uses it to stand. Nice combo by Frankie but it’s answered by a knee. Oliveira trying to get fancy with kicks but Edgar makes him pay. Nice jab by Oliveira. Nice combo by Frankie and a hard uppercut. Hard reversal by Edgar on a takedown but he backs out. Wicked combo by Edgar. Nice body shots by Edgar and he uses Oliveira’s momentum to land an easy takedown. Oliveira with elbows from the bottom as the round ends. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Edgar.

Rd. 2- Body kick by Edgar to answer a nice one by Oliveira. Pace in this fight is brutal. Wicked leg kick by Oliveira. Frankie catches a legkick and delivers a hard shot to Oliveira but doesn’t pursue on the ground. Very nice takedown by Edgar off a parry. Oliveira is battling off his back though and forcing Frankie to mind himself on top. Hammerfists by Edgar and a pair of elbows to boot. Oliveira up but eats a knee. Jumping roundhouse by Oliveira misses. Oliveira is mixing it up well now. Hard counter off a caught legkick by Edgar. Wicked combo by Edgar. Nice hook by Oliveira. The pace in this bout is incredible. Driving takedown by Edgar but Oliveira counters with a guillotine. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Edgar.

Rd. 3- Double touch of gloves to start the third. Edgar with a nice pair of combos. Frankie tags him hard and Oliveira is hurt. More shots by Edgar but Oliveira survives. Caught kick to a takedown by Edgar but he backs out. Nice right hook by Oliveira. Caught kick to a legkick by Edgar but a hard combo by Oliveira. Hard body shot by Edgar. Edgar with a takedown attempt but can’t over the hips. Hard right by Edgar but Oliveira rorars back. Hard Muay Thai  elbow. Edgar gets tripped but bounces back up and he rocks Oliveira again. Big shots by Edgar and then a flying knee by Edgar. Hard right by Edgar and a takedown attempt by Oliveira is rebuffed and he eats a  hard shot but recovers guard. Oliveira isolates an arm but Edgar works out. Great fight. Brutal over the top right by Edgar with 0:20 left. Edgar finishes on top. Excellent fight. MMAFrenzy has it 30-27 Edgar but it was a great fight.

Franke Edgar def. Charles Oliveira via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

UFC Middleweight Title Fight: Anderson Silva (c) vs. Chris Weidman

Rd. 1- Herb Dean is our ref and we’re off. Weidman in on a takedown and finishes it strong. Nice ground-and-pound by Weidman but Silva ties him up.Silva is tying him up and deflecting his shots. Weidman stands and Silva is throwing up kicks and hammerfists. Weidman with a heel hook but Silva works out and he’s standing. Andy waves Weidman to the cage and is controlling the clinch with with double unders. Silva is just waving Weidman on and is finding his range in the standup. Legkicks by Silva. Headkicks by Anderson. Silva is just waving him on. Weidman backs him up. Horn blows and the two shake hands as the round ends. Silva is amped. MMAFrenzy has it 10-10.

Rd. 2- Touch of gloves to start the round. Silva is having fun with it but so is Weidman. Silva stuffs the takedown.Weidman is whiffing on his strikes but Silva drops his hands to play and gets cracked with a left hook. Follow up by Weidman, and it’s all over. Wow.

Chris Weidman def. Anderson Silva via TKO (strikes) at 1:18 of Round 2

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