UFC Fight Night 33 live blog: Ryan Bader vs. Anthony Perosh

Ryan Bader, right, will try to get back on winning track at UFC Fight Night 33. - Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC Fight Night 33 live blog for Ryan Bader vs. Anthony Perosh, a light heavyweight bout at Friday night's UFC event at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Bader, who has won three of his past five fights, will face Perosh, who has won four of his past five fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC Fight Night 33 live blog below.


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Round 1: John Sharp is the referee in charge of the action. Both fighters open orthodox. Left hook from Bader stuns Perosh, but he's up and striking. Hard body kick from Bader and the wrestler uses right hands on a fallen Perosh to tag him brutally. An uppercut from Bader is drilling the Australian. Perosh falls over, literally, on a failed takedown attempt and Bader is making him pay.  Perosh tries to stand and does as they separate. Jab now from Bader and Perosh is winging shots. Bader ducks under a punch and scores a takedown. Bader lands a flying punch into the guard of Perosh and a crushing right elbow.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-8 Bader

Round 2: Jab for Bader to start the frame. Perosh trying to charge in with punches and Bader takes him to the mat. Bader is punishing Perosh on top with elbows against the fence from half guard. Now a left hand on top and Perosh is all defense here. Bader spends the rest of the round completely controlling position and pounding on the Australian with nearly every kind of strike imaginable. Perosh in nothing but defensive mode.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-8 Bader

Round 3: Bader lands two short left hooks that score and literally uses an underhook to turn Perosh over. Bader on top now picking up where he left off, this time working from side control. Bader is trying to pour it on and somehow Perosh is hanging on, but it's ugly at this point. Perosh is being completely abused.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-8 Bader and the fight 30-24

Ryan Bader def. Anthony Perosh via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

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