UFC Heavyweight Parker Porter is no joke if you mistake judging a fighter only by his physique as he pulls off a big victory against France’s Alan Baudot, a protege of MMA Factory, France at UFC Vegas 48. Read through the results to see if you saw it the other way around since the fight was as close as it could get.
Round 1: The round starts with glove touch. Both the fighters are calculated and just touching very lightly. Good jabs from Baudot and Porter goes into range for some shots. Porter lands an uppercut and the situation intensified between both the fighters. An elbow from Baudot and close range gets the fighters into the clinch situation. Porter and Baudot exchange some knees in the same situation.
The fighters break off. Baudot is landing some good one-two combos. Baudot is landing lead straight, lead hook and a rear hook before getting back to clinch. The fight is happening at a moderate pace so far. The round ends with some more exchanges and a takedown for Porter. FirstSportz scores it a very close 10-9 for Baudot.
Round 2: Porter lunges into heavy shots which is quite a dangerous position against Baudot. Porter is looking cautious of Baudot’s uppercut. Porter gets himself on the ground in an attempt to take Baudot down. Porter gets up faster regardless and hence starts controlling Baudot on the ground and then standing on the clinch.
Parker Porter made the most of the last round against Alan Baudot
The fighters are back on their feet and at a distance. Porter is landing some calf kicks. Baudot is more in defensive behaviour. Porter is looking for another takedown but Baudot’s takedown defence is very good. Baudot lands another couple of punches on point. Baudot throws some body shots before Parker returns with a leg kick. The fight ends. FirstSportz scores it another very close 10-9 for Baudot.
Round 3: Porter got his nose a little busted from the last round. Baudot is landing another set of clean jabs and crosses. Left hand from Porter. Porter and Baudot are both calling for exchanges. While Baudot is having the advantage in the boxing aspect, Porter’s low kicks are money all day. Baudot is landing big shots and he is looking much fresher than the last two rounds. Baudot’s gas tank is commendable in that aspect.
Porter is looking to get inside the range to land a power punch possibly. Porter goes for another takedown, only to get it nullified by Baudot. However, Porter has got Baudot on his back finally. It’s a half guard position for Porter. Baudot is trying to defend any positional changes in favour of Porter. Baudot is carrying all of Porter’s way. Porter secures a top position and now Baudot is looking to escape from the flurry of punches by Porter. The fight ends and both the fighters hug each other out. FirstSportz scores it 10-9 Porter.
Results: Parker Porter def. Alan Baudot via unanimous decision [29-28 x 3]