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UFC Fight Night 23: play by play and live results

Mr Jones2011-02-06 20:26:34 +0000 #1
This gets underway in a few minutes.

"UFC Fight Night 23: UFC Fights for the Troops 2" play by play and live results

by MMAjunkie.com Staff on Jan 22, 2011 at 3:00 pm ET

KILLEEN, Texas – MMAjunkie.com ( www.mmajunkie.com: www.mmajunkie.com ) is on scene and reporting live from tonight's "UFC Fight Night 23: UFC Fights for the Troops 2" event.

The unique show takes place at the Fort Hood military institution in Killeen, Texas, and airs first on Facebook and then Spike TV.

Follow along with our round-by-round updates and official results beginning at approximately 6:15 p.m. ET (5:15 p.m. CT local time) for the preliminary card and 9 p.m. ET for the main card.

In addition to the night's Spike TV main card – which includes lightweight Melvin Guillard vs. Evan Dunham and heavyweights Matt Mitrione vs, Tim Hague – tonight's show features a four-fight preliminary card that streams for free on Facebook.com/UFC at 7 p.m. ET.

Tonight's event serves as a fundraiser for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a remarkable charity that provides support for the families of U.S. military personnel lost in service to our nation, and for severely wounded military personnel and veterans returning home. Please join the MMAjunkie.com team and your fellow readers by making a donation at www.fightforthetroops.com: www.fightforthetroops.com at some point during the night.

To discuss tonight's show, be sure to check out our UFC Fight Night 23 discussion thread. You can also get behind-the-scenes coverage and other event notes from MMAjunkie.com on-site reporter John Morgan (@MMAjunkieJohn) on Twitter.

Enjoy the fights, everyone.

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CHRIS CARIASO VS. WILL CAMPUZANO

Round 1 -

AMILCAR ALVES VS. CHARLIE BRENNEMAN

Round 1 -

WILLAMY "CHIQUERIM" FREIRE VS. WAYLON LOWE

Round 1 -

MIKE BROWN VS. RANI YAHYA

Round 1 -

MIKE GUYMON VS. DAMARQUES JOHNSON

Round 1 -

YVES EDWARDS VS. CODY MCKENZIE

Round 1 -

COLE MILLER VS. MATT WIMAN

Round 1 -

PAT BARRY VS. JOEY BELTRAN

Round 1 -

MARK HOMINICK VS. GEORGE ROOP

Round 1 -

TIM HAGUE VS. MATT MITRIONE

Round 1 -

EVAN DUNHAM VS. MELVIN GUILLARD

Round 1 -

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MMAlaskan2011-02-06 20:39:25 +0000 #2
This topic is clearly right on time, and not way too early.

Speaking of which, which one of the fight so far did you guys like best? It is hard for me to pick just one, since they have all been so great.
Crow_Time2011-02-06 20:55:04 +0000 #3
The prelims start on facebook in 10 minutes.
Crow_Time2011-02-06 21:07:09 +0000 #4
They're airing 4 fights now instead of two! Sweet deal.
Mr Jones2011-02-06 21:46:29 +0000 #5
CHRIS CARIASO VS. WILL CAMPUZANO

Round 1 - Referee Don Turnage in the cage for the evening's first fight. Campuzano getting lots of love from the Texas-based troops. Cariaso circles early. Cariaso leads with a few kicks that are checked. Campuzano whiffs on a high kick. Cariaso lands the first real damage with a few straight punches. They circle for a bit, and Cariaso tries to charge with punches again. Campuzano counters well, and Cariaso backs away. Cariaso still kick heavy from the outside, but Campuzano blocking them mostly. Cariaso does score with a few low kicks. Halfway in.Campuzano dancing lightly on the outside. Cariaso still leading with kicks, and Campuzano trying to counter. Flurry by both into a clinch. Cariaso scores one knee, but they break before anything serious scores. Campuzano kicks to the chest, and the crowd likes it. Cariaso leads with that high kick again, and Campuzano counters. Campuzano whiffs a high kick. Neither fighter putting too much together. Cariaso starting to retreat now. Campuzano leaps in with a flying kick in the closing seconds. Very close round. Cariaso was the oggressor for most, but Campuzano was scoring more frequently. MMAjunkie.com gives a tight one to Campuzano, 10-9.

Round 2 - Campuzano takes the center this time. Cariaso opens with a low kick. Campuzano still countering on the outside. He puts together three punches in one of his best flurries. Cariaso lands a straight left to return. Cariaso moves into the clinch, but Campuzano scores with punches inside, and Cariaso breaks. Cariaso shoots form distance, but Campuzano sprawls and pulls away. Campuzano lands a lead let over the top, utilizing his reach advantage. He repeats the attack. Cariaso jumps in with his own lead hook. Moderate pace halfway in. Cariaso's kicks are a little less zippy. Cariaso leading with punches, but Campuzano willing to stand and return fire. Crowd wants action in final minute. Campuzano misses with a flying knee, but seconds later he lands the fight's best punch with a hook to the jaw. Campuzano blocks a high kick then nails Cariaso with the same technique. Cariaso with a low kicks. Campuzano charges forward in the final seconds, but they clash in the clinch and the round ends. MMAjunkie.com sees the second for Campuzano, 10-9.

Round 3 - Could be even, could be 2-0 Campuzano. Either way, Cariaso looks a little frustrated. He comes out firing punches to open the final round, but Campuzano does a good job of answering. Campuzano whiffs on a high kick. Quick Thai clinch, but it's Campuzano with the knee before they break. Campuzano kicks to the body. Cariaso answers with his hands. He drives in, but Campuzano steps over and nearly locks in a sweet inverted arm bar. Instead, he steps over and sprawls. Cariaso continues to drive in and scores the takedown, but Campuzano elbows him in the side of the head and stands back up. Halfway in. Campuzano looks a little winded now, and Cariaso lands a few punches upstairs while Campuzano retreats and rests. Cariaso moving forward and lands a left to the body. Lead right hook for Cariaso. Campuzano is retreating, and Cariaso is earning points in the closing minutes. Cariaso quick on the punch, and Campuzano is having trouble timing the counters. Quick clinch, and Cariaso lands a punch on the break. Campuzano lands a nice knee inside. Flurry by both in the closing seconds. MMAjunkie.com sees Cariaso in the final frame, 10-9, but awards Campuzano the fight, 29-28. First round scoring looks crucial. Chris Cariaso def. Will Campuzano via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
MMAlaskan2011-02-06 21:06:10 +0000 #6
lol@rogan mocking footwarmers.

That was fucking hilarious.

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