This is the UFC on FX 6 live blog for Robert Whittaker vs. Brad Scott, a welterweight bout at Friday night's UFC event at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia.
Whittaker and Clarke will be competing in the The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes welterweight finals on the main card.
Check out the live blog below.
Round 1: Steve Perceval is the referee in charge. Whittaker lunges forward with a wild overhand right. Whittaker fakes a knee, Scott responds by muscling him against the fence. Whittaker trying to land knees from the clinch but Scott giving just enough space. Scott lands cleanly on the way out, stumbling Whittaker. Whittaker recovers and lands a right hand. Scott presses forward, pumping his jab. Scott ducks under a looping right hand and briefly clinches. Whittaker charges forward with a salvo of puches. Scott tumbles to the mat and Whittaker follows. Whittaker fails to take advantage as Scott quickly climbs back to his feet. Whittaker wades in with another combination. A wild exchange closes out the round. MMA Fighting scores it 10-9 for Whittaker.
Round 2: Scott unloads a flurry to open the round. After a brief clinch, Whittaker responds with a right hand. And another. Scott connects with a left hook-right leg kick combination. Whittaker rockets a kick directly into Scott's groin. Not good. Scott shakes it off and both fighters reengage. Whittaker nearly finds his mark with a hard head kick. Scott slips another head kick, then clinches and trips Whittaker to the mat, taking his back in the process. Scott softening Whittaker up with punches and short knees to the body. Whittaker eventually escapes and stands, but he looks exhausted. Scott presses forward, winging wild punches. Another Whittaker head kick is blocked. MMA Fighting scores it 10-9 for Scott.
Round 3: Whittaker blitzes forward, though nothing lands clean. Scott checks a head kick and rushes into the clinch, but Whittaker defends. Whittaker connects with a short standing elbow, and nearly connects with another. Scotts continues to march forward, tossing out the occasional jab. Huge left hand barely misses for Whittaker. The crowd getting a bit restless as both men trade shots. Whittaker finally finds a home for his head kick, but Scott appears unfazed. Whittaker charges forward with a salvo. Scott is cut open, blood streaming down his face. Whittaker finding his range now, picking Scott apart. The crowd explodes as both fighters close out the fight with a furious exchange. MMA Fighting scores it 10-9 for Whittaker.
Robert Whittaker def. Brad Scott via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)