Spherical 1 – Alqaisi opens up with a pair of leg kicks – a topic all through tonight’s fights. Kelley winds up for a significant kick. Alqaisi grabs keep of Kelley’s leg and normally takes him down. Kelley is doing work for rubber guard but Alqaisi is posturing up. Kelley shoots for a triangle but Alqaisi functions out of it. Now, Alqaisi has Kelley in a front headlock. The two fighters hand-battle. Kelley tries to get the job done his way out of the position. Alqaisi jumps to a mounted guillotine. Kelley rolls so Alqaisi is now on the bottom but the guillotine choke is even now locked. This seems restricted – but Kelley receives out. They scramble to the ft and Alqaisi receives yet another takedown. Kelley shoots up for a modified triangle of types. Kelley is hoping to do the job it into an armbar. This is an abnormal situation. Oh, male. Kelley extends the arm of Alqaisi, who somehow, someway does not faucet. He’s saved by the bell. 10-9 Kelley.
Round 2 – The two fighters trade punches. Alqaisi lands an within leg kick – and yet another. Kelley returns with a leg kick of his possess. The two fighters trade leg kicks. Kelley throws a kick. Alqaisi grabs maintain of the kick try and maneuvers to a takedown attempt. Kelley doesn’t allow that transpire. They independent. Kelley throws a superior kick just as Alqaisi ducks. Alqaisi leans proper into Kelley’s knee and is staggered. Kelley connects with a punch that hurts Alqaisi even more. Kelley grabs hold of Kelley and lands a sequence of knees to the system. The fighters hit the mat. Alqaisi is searching for a leg. Kelley is kneeling, punching Alqaisi. They get to the toes briefly but Alqaisi receives a takedown. Kelley operates Alqaisi into his guard and throws his legs up higher again, maybe trying to find a triangle. Alqaisi advancements posture and grabs maintain of a guillotine choke – but the spherical finishes. 20-18 Kelley.
Spherical 3 – Alqaisi arrives out aggressive. Times later, the very same exact sequence from Round 2 happens. Kelley throws a substantial kick but his knee glances Alqaisi. Kelley goes for the get rid of, landing stick to-up punches. After once more, Alqaisi survives. They separate. Alqaisi continue to doesn’t appear fairly suitable. Maybe he’s attempting to shake out the cobwebs. Alqaisi shoots for a takedown. Kelley lands a punch. Alqaisi lands a tough spinning backfist that sends Kelley backward. This is wild. Both gentlemen experienced fascinating advertising debuts previously this calendar year and their sophomore outings are residing up to the hoopla as well. A knee lands very low – a tiny much too very low. Kelley knees Alqaisi in the groin. The referee phone calls timeout but Alqaisi only needs a instant. The motion resumes. Kelley tries a jumping knee, which misses. Alqaisi connects with a leg kick and misses with a spinning back kick to the physique. Both equally guys permit their hands go with just about one moment still left on the clock. Alqaisi shoots for a takedown. Kelley avoids. Alqaisi lands a leg kick as the horn seems. The two fighters transfer towards each and every other. Kelley shoves Alqaisi right after the bell. The referee and cageside officials intervene as the two fighters trade insults. Wow. What a battle. What an ending. MMA Junkie scores it 30-27 Kelley.
Final result: Tony Kelley def. Ali Alqaisi by using unanimous conclusion (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Documents: Ali Alqaisi (8-5 MMA, -2 UFC), Tony Kelley (7-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC)
Referee: Lukasz Bosacki
Judging: Darryl Ransom (30-27) Anders Ohlsson (29-28, scoring Spherical 1 for Alqaisi) Clemens Werner (29-28, scoring Spherical 3 for Alqaisi)