UFC on FUEL 6 live blog: Tiequan Zhang vs. Jon Tuck

Anton Tabuena, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC on FUEL 6 live blog for Tiequan Zhang vs. Jon Tuck, a lightweight bout at Saturday's UFC event at the Cotai Arena in Macau.

Zhang has lost three of his last four fights, while Tuck is making his UFC debut.

Check out the live blog below.

Round 1: Marc Goddard is the referee in charge of the action. Zhang stands southpaw, Tuck is orthodox. The two clinch and Zhang lands a body lock takedown. Tuck postures for armbar, the two roll and Zhang postures for an inverted triangle. He lets that go and now Tuck takes Zhang's back. Tuck transitions to mount and now side control, but then back to mount. Tuck attempting a rear naked choke, but Zhang forcing Tuck's elbow high. Tuck postures for another armbar, but slips in the attempt. The two stand and the round ends there.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Tuck

Round 2: Zhang lands a monster left by not moving his head at all. Zhang eats a knee to the middle and then scores a takedown in the center of the cage. Tuck attempts an armbar, but can't get it. He then moves to a kneebar, but skips it to take top position. Tuck fakes a kimura attempt and uses it to achieve mount. He then fakes a triangle attempt and uses it to take Zhang's back.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Tuck

Round 3: Zhang landing wide punches and both fighters seem tired. A left-right combo from Zhang wobbles Tuck, but Tuck returns fire with a flying knee. Both fighters eating rather large punches, but so far Zhang getting the better of them. Zhang doing the stalking with Tuck firing punches just to hang on. Tuck lands a hard jab and attempts a kneebar to close the frame.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Zhang and the fight 29-28 Tuck.

Jon Tuck def. Zhang Tiequan via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

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