WEC 48 Live Blog: Antonio Banuelos vs. Scott Jorgensen Updates

Antonio Banuelos vs. Scott JorgensenSACRAMENTO, Calif. - This is the WEC 48 live blog for Antonio Banuelos vs. Scott Jorgensen, a bantamweight bout on tonight's pay-per-view at the ARCO Arena.

Jorgensen and Banuelos revisit a fight from last June that saw Banuelos escape with a split decision.

The live blog is below.


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Jorgensen walks out to Kid Cudi. Banuelos in with Chuck Liddell, John Hackleman and the rest of the Pit Crew. Herb Dean referees WEC's first fight on pay-per-view.

Round 1: Touch of gloves. Jorgensen stalks Banuelos. Banuelos throws first, landing an inside leg kick. Short exchange sees Jorgensen get clipped. Jorgensen lands an overhand right. Followed by a straight. Another short exchange. Jorgensen shoots and Banuelos defends. Jorgensen attacks to the head and body with knees. Jorgensen not afraid to stand with Banuelos. banuelos catches Jorgensen with a right. Banuelos lands on a left. Jorgensen's corner yelling at him to put his hands up Banuelos drops Jorgensen. Banuelos trying to pass from inside of Jorgensen's guard. Jorgensen tries an armbar but Banuelos escapes. Jorgensen kicks out to bring the fight back to the feet. A little over 90 seconds left. Banuelos with a spinning back kick. Banuelos throws a big right and head kick both are blocked. Jorgensen responds with a head kick and that's blocked as well.

MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Banuelos.

Round 2: Jorgensen pops a jab. Banuelos catches and kick but can't finish the take down. Jorgensen more active with his jabs. He lands a kick to the body. Banuelos lands jabs and a right. Banuelos looks to have blood on his nose. Jorgensen picking at Banuelos in this round. Jorgensen gets through with a right cross. Banuelos lands a kick to the body. Jorgensen, who is wrestling based, is very confident with his striking. Jorgensen getting through with leg kicks and jabs. Banuelos returns with a jab, but he needs to do ore if he wants to win this round. Jorgensen drops Banuelos with a right. Jorgensen looking to control his back. Jorgensen attacks with right punches. Banuelos stands and Jorgensen holds onto his back, while dropping rights. Jorgensen lands a knee. Banuelos circles away left to end the round.

MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Jorgensen.

Round 3: Jorgensen stalks Banuelos with jabs. He stuns Banuelos with a right and Banuelos retaliates. Jorgensen is utilizing the jab very well. Jorgensen with a knee. Banuelos circles right, into a left hook. Jorgensen connects on a left. Jorgensen pops a right hand that drops Banuelos. Jorgensen almost tries for his dangerous guillotine. Banuelos gives up his back. Nice back elbow. Jorgensen climbs for the rear-naked choke with 1:42 left. Banuelos slips out and gets mounted, briefly. Banuelos, whose face is a mess, gives up his back. Jorgensen rolls him over and applies the choke. Banuelo throws back punches and Jorgensen releases the hold.

MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Jorgensen and the fight 29-28 for Jorgensen.

Jorgensen wins by unanimous decision 29-28 x 3
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