This is the UFC 196 live blog for Corey Anderson vs. Tom Lawlor, a light heavyweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
Anderson, who has four wins in his past five fights, will face Lawlor, who has three wins in his past five fights, on the main card.
Check out the UFC 196 live blog below.
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Round 1: John McCarthy is the referee. Lawlor is doing the pressureing and lands hard punches as he presses Anderson against the fence. Anderson is hurt, but moving. The two are wildly exchanging, but Anderson’s still in the fight. Anderson shoots, but is stuffed, but lands an inside leg kick. Inside leg kick from Anderson allows him to move away while off balancing Lawlor. Anderson lands a right, but Lawlor continues to press forward. Two right hooks score for Lawlor in tight quarters. Good right scores for Anderson now. Anderson ducks a punch and lands a left. Better second half than first half for Anderson.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Lawlor
Source:: mma fighting