UFC 105 Live Blog: James Wilks vs. Matt Brown Round-by-Round Updates

This is the UFC 105 live blog for James Wilks vs. Matt Brown, a welterweight bout on tonight's Spike TV card.

The Ultimate Fighter 9 winner Wilks takes on Brown, the always tough season seven competitor who has racked up a 3-1 record inside the Octagon.

The live blog begins below.


Round 1: Brown circles right. They clinch and Wilks is put against the fence. Wilks reverses Brown and grabs a single-leg. He lets go and drops for a double-leg. Wilks controls Brown's back as Brown looks for a kimura. Wilks hops on Brown's back. Brown escapes and attempts a guillotine. Wilks escapes and they are back in clinch. The referee separates them. Brown throws some nice punches and Wilks shoots, but Brown is able to defend. After a stalemate in clinch, the referee separates them again. Wilks lands a nice head kick. More clinchwork. Wilks has a mouse on his left eye. Brown attempts the guillotine choke. Wilks gets and and scores the double-leg. They stand up and Wilks tries to take Brown's back.

Very close round and could have gone either way. Slight edge to Wilks.

Round 2: Brown jumps forward with a leg kick. Wilks jabs. Brown counters with a right punch. Brown throws a kick kick. Brown drops WIlks with a flying knee. Brown looks to finish with punches. Wilks eyes a kneebar, and attempts an ankle lock. They stand up in clinch. The battle for the takedown in clinch. The referee separates them at 1:42. Brown hurts Wilks with a flurry of punches. Wilks falls. Brown controls Wilks, but Willks reverses him. Wilks is in side control. Brown escapes to halfguard, and then closed guard. Brown attempts a fast triangle just before the bell sounds.

FanHouse scores the round 10-9 for Brown.

Round 3: Wilks kicks. They clinch and separate. Brown lands a right-left punch combo. They clinch. Wilks drops down for a kimura. Brown jumps over to escape. Brown attaches a guillotine. He uses it to take full mount. Wilks gives up his back and Brown rains down punches. The referee stops the fight.

Brown wins by TKO - Round 3, 2:27

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