Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/13/12
Watch the action NOW on FX Networks! Up Next: Sergio Moraes vs Renee Forte Chris Camozzi vs Luiz Cane Round 3: Camozzi is throwing Cane off his game again this round as Cane is off his game. Cane's being more aggressive but Camozzi is dictating the fight so far. Cane's striking is crisp but his usual multiple punch combinations aren't coming out; he's stopping at a second strike as he's anticipating the counter. This round he's being more aggressive and opening up a bit more; he's landing more than Camozzi but this feels too little too late. At about the two minute mark Camozzi is a bit more aggressive. Cane with a takedown that Camozzi sees coming and avoids. Cane with a big straight left that rocks Camozzi but he recovers quickly; he's doing just enough to win the round but not much more. He's much more into his groove but Camozzi is countering him well. Another takedown in the final 30 seconds goes nowhere and the round ends with the two in a flurry that Camozzi wins again. Cane with a big right in the final seconds. Score: 10-9 Cane, 29-28 Camozzi Official Result: Chris Camozzi by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Round 2: Both guys come out tentative to start as Cane is using his footwork to control where the fight is but Camozzi is landing more. Cane is starting to find his rhythm more but Camozzi is landing more still. His combinations aren't nearly as prolific but he's also throwing first more than he did in round one. The volume of striking from both fighters is down this round as both guys are picking spots more than just wading in and striking. Camozzi is throwing short elbows more and without nearly as much of a setup. A couple of nice exchanges but Camozzi is winning the fight with a quick jab followed immediately by another strike. Cane isn't getting off and isn't pressing the fight. Round ends with a big flurry Camozzi wins. Score: Camozzi 10-9, Camozzi 20-18 Round 1: Cane comes out more aggressive but Camozzi with some nice double jabs and a missed leg kick. Camozzi is looking to counter as he looks really light on his feet. His gameplan seems to be to get the counter and then close the gap but Cane is darting back as soon as Cane throws. Camozzi's being aggressive and doing some nice combinations. Leg kick from Cane gets caught and Cane switches to the back, grabs his back and slaps on a rear naked choke. Camozzi plays the hand fighting but Cane is on him with three minutes in the round. Cane has his right hook but is smartly using his other leg to put force on his hips. Camozzi stands up and the two throw some hands as he escapes. Camozzi's striking is really effective so far; he's throwing a jab and then a quick elbow alongside some really nice combinations. Cane can't find his rhythm striking as Carmozzi's combinations and aggression are throwing him off. Some nice jabs and a knee to the body from Camozzi and the round ends a nice flurry. Cane lands a beautiful shot but eats a bigger one from Camozzi as the round ends. Score: Camozzi 10-9 Cristiano Marcello vs Reza Madadi Round 3: Marcello comes out more aggressive and Reza connects with a big right early. Marcello is throwing more but Reza is connecting with the bigger shots. Marcello's chin is something tonight as he's not going down from some big strikes. Reza grabs a takedown a minute in landing in Marcello's closed full guard. Marcello goes for a triangle and Reza stands up, ref orders a standup. Marcello is winning the octagon position game so far but Reza is out landing him. Both guys are just throwing power shots and Marcello with a spin kick that lands. Reza does a little bow right afterward which the crowd doesn't like. Uppercut from Reza and goes for the takedown, Marcello stuffs it. 90 seconds left and Marcello is leaving it all out, throwing everything he has left. He probably thinks he's losing the fight and is going for the kill. Both guys are gassed at this point as they spend more time circling in the last 30 seconds than they do striking. Marcello with a nice flurry to end. Score: Marcello 10-9, 29-28 Reza Official Result: Marcello via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) Round 2: Reza comes out aggressive again but Marcello is the one throwing more early on. Reza is controlling where the fight takes place and then starts connecting more with hooks and straight punches again. Nice body kick from Marcello as he wins another flurry; Reza isn't setting up his power shots with jabs. Marcello is keeping his chin up and Reza is tagging it. Marcello is throwing much more than he did in the first round as both are exchanging power shots, mainly. Reza gets him against the cage halfway through the round and then circles back to the center; he's staying away from Marcello pulling guard and getting it to the ground. Reza with some nice uppercuts to walk him back to the cage; Marcello is trying to stick and move but during the stick he's eating a lot of punishment. Both guys are bleeding now. Reza with a nice straight right and he unloads on Marcello, who's rocked. He's moving away, wobbled, but Reza is pressing the pace. He throws in respond and Reza grabs a double leg with a minute to go. Marcello in full guard, closed, as he's tying up Reza's arms. Ref stands them up quickly really quickly. Both exchange some big shots and Marcello closes the round by landing some power strikes. Score: 10-9 Reza, 20-18 Reza Round 1: Reza starts out aggressive as Marcello gauges distances with some leg kicks. Neither guy looks for the ground game as both guys are coming out with more emotion than tactics. Reza is controlling the pace of the fight as both guys throw more power shots as opposed to jabs and gauging shots. Reza is cut as the fans are going wild early on. This is going to be an interesting night from that perspective. Both guys are throwing wildly, and Reza lands a big left hook and Reza is landing big left hooks; Marcello is keeping his chin straight up and Reza is tagging him regularly. Reza is dictating the pace and Marcello can't get anything started offensively; he's landing light and anything big is being blocked. Reza grabs a double leg and gets him to the ground but stands right back up with 40 seconds left in the round. Round ends after a standup as Marcello throws some wild kicks. Score: Reza 10-9 Main Card Anderson Silva vs Stephan Bonnar Antonio Nogueira vs Dave Herman Glover Teixeira vs Fabio Maldonado Jon Fitch vs Erick Silva Phil Davis vs Wagner Prado Demian Maia vs Rick Story Prelims Rony Jason vs Sam Sicilia Gleison Tibau vs Francisco Trinaldo Diego Brandao vs Joey Gambino Sergio Moraes vs Renee Forte Luiz Cane vs Chris Camozzi Cristiano Marcello vs Reza Madadi
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