This is the UFC on FOX 19 live blog for Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres, a strawweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.
Namajunas, who has won three of her past five fights, will face Torres, who is 7-0 in her career, on the main card.
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Round 1: Co-main event is up. Pat Barry gives Namajunas an intense last-minute talk, gives her a kiss, and she climbs on the octagon. Both fighters meet in the middle of the cage. Not much action going on. Namajunas tries to establish her range by pumping out several jabs. Torres catches a kick and delivers a combination that gets the crowd going. Torres seems very comfortable and pushes forward. Namajunas tries to clinch Torres but gets caught by the “Tiny Tornado.” Namajunas avoids further punishment and takes down Torres to end the round on top.
MMA Fighting score the round 10-9, Torres.
Source:: mma fighting