Welcome to Wrestling Inc's live coverage of UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano! We'll have quick results of the prelim fights, and full round-by-round coverage of the main card. You can also check out our event preview at this link.
Masio Fullen defeats Alex Torres via split decision (29-28, 29-28 28-29)
Valmir Lazaro defeats James Krause via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Derrick Lewis defeated Ruan Potts via TKO (punches) Round 2, 3:18
Tim Means defeats Dhiego Lima via TKO (Strikes) Round 1, 2:17
Kid Yamamoto vs. Roman Salazar resulted in a No Contest (eye poke) Round 2, 2:37
Roan Carneiro defeated Mark Munoz (#13) via technical submission (rear-naked choke) Round 1, 1:40
As the main card gets started, Brock Lesnar is spotted in the arena.
Gleison Tibau vs. Tony Ferguson
Round 1: The two trade faints, jabs and light leg kicks until Ferguson drops Tibau with a straight. Ferguson snaps Tibau down and tries to lock in a choke, but Tibau sits out. Ferguson takes his back and submits him with a rear-naked choke.
Winner: Tony Ferguson via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 1, 2:37
Tony Ferguson absolutely belongs in the UFC's top-15 rankings. He was greeted by WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar backstage prior to his fight. Lesnar coached Ferguson on a season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Alan Jouban vs. Richard Walsh
Round 1: Richard Walsh lands a couple of strikes and pushes Jouban against the cage. Jouban circles off and lands a fantastic combination that ends with a body kick. Jouban missed a spinning back fist that he telegraphed badly. Walsh answers with a body kick of his own. Jouban fires off with an elbow and sick hooks and buckles Walsh! John McCarthy steps in! It's over!
Winner: Alan Jouban via TKO (elbow and punches), Round 1, 2:19
That's Jouban's second big KO in the UFC.
Josh Koscheck vs. Jake Ellenberger (#11)
Round 1: Koscheck lands a takedown early, he powered through it from across the cage. As Ellenberger works back to his feet, Koscheck gets in some foot stomps. Koscheck looks content to ride that takedown to win the round, but Ellenberger hits a good right hand.
Wrestling Inc scores Round 1 for Jake Ellenberger 10-9
Round 2: Koscheck immediately shoots for a takedown and works Ellenberger against the cage, but after a minute of inactivity gets separated. Another long period of inactivity results in Koscheck eating a jab. Ellenberger stuffs another takedown, but Jake Ellenberger locks on a modified front choke and gets the submission!
Winner: Jake Ellenberger (#11) via submission (modified guillotine choke) Round 2, 4:20
Koscheck was literally foaming at the mouth during that submission. Awesome finish for Ellenberger.
Holly Holm (#13) vs. Raquel Pennington (#14)
Round 1: Holm stops two early takedowns and hits a few straight punches. Holm hits another couple of knees to the body as Pennington fails on a third takedown attempt. The two trade a couple of knees to the leg and body before also trading a couple of punches in the clinch. The clinch is broken and Holm starts to pepper Pennington with straight punches. The two have a short exchange to end round 1.
Wrestling Inc scores round 1 for Holly Holm 10-9.
Round 2: Holm comes out looking unusually hesitant, and eats a punch as Pennington breaks out of a clinch. Holm misses a big head kick and Pennington counters with a couple of punches. Holm works to keep her distance by landing a jab-straight combo. Pennington is starting to box with Holm and isn't doing too bad, but Holm lands a kick as she escapes another clinch. Pennington scores with some good punches to Holm's body in a clinch, but Holm has enough of it and lets it go. Holm with a straight left to the body followed by a knee as she stops another couple of takedowns. Pennington is having success boxing with Holm as she lands a couple of punches, but Holm comes back with another kick. Holm lands several knees to the body and a side kick, as Pennington lands a punch to end the round.
Wrestling Inc scores round 2 for Holly Holm, making it 20-18.
Round 3: The two trade leg kicks, as Pennington comes out a little more aggressive. Holm hits a big punch, but Pennington lands a good leg kick of her own. Holm is hopping in, landing jabs and getting. Pennington drops Holm with a punch, but she's right back up and lands two knees and a punch. Pennington with another nice punch, and Holm comes back with a head kick. Holm certainly doesn't look ready for Rousey again as Pennington hits three big punches. The two trade punches to end the fight.
Wrestling Inc scores round 3 for Raquel Pennington, making it 29-28 for Holm.
Winner: Holly Holm (#13) via split decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)
Main event time!
UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship
Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Cat Zingano (#1)
Round 1: Zingano goes for a flying knee, gets reversed on the ground and throws on a modified armbar. That's a wrap.
Winner: Ronda Rousey via submission (straight armlock), Round 1 0:14
Rousey said she expected Zingano to come out aggressive, and capitalized.
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