UFC on FUEL TV 7 Undercard Live Blog: Etim vs. Forte, Ogle vs. Grispi, More

Danny Castillo will face Paul Sass on the UFC on FUEL TV 7 undercard Saturday night. - Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC on FUEL TV 7 undercard live blog for the Barao vs. McDonald event at Wembley Arena in London.

There will be six fights on the undercard. Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte, Paul Sass vs. Danny Castillo, Andy Ogle vs. Josh Grispi, Tom Watson vs. Stanislav Nedkov, Vaughan Lee vs. Motonobu Tezuka, and Phil Harris vs. Ulysses Gomez will be featured on the prelims.

Check out the UFC on FUEL TV 7 undercard live blog below.


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Phil Harris vs. Ulysses Gomez

Round 1: The referee in charge of the action is Neil Hall. Both fighters open orthodox. Good outside and inside leg kick from Gomez after the first minute. And then another. The bout is temporarily halted with an inadvertent groin kick. The ref cautions Gomez and the contest resumes. Another hard outside leg kick, but a follow up from Gomez allows Harris to catch the kick and pull him to the ground. Harris lets him up. Harris stalking, but not throwing or landing much. Gomez shoots in for a single, which he doesn't get. Harris tries to counter with a trip, but Gomez whizzers hard.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Gomez

Round 2: Gomez opens the frame again landing on Harris' legs from the outside. Harris connects with a left hook and is stalking. More good leg kicks from Gomez, but Harris lands a right hand. Gomez connects with a hard outside leg kick, but he's still backing up. Harris lands a right to the middle. And another and a right hand. Gomez attempts a single and is stuffed immediately. Attempted flying knee from Gomez, but Harris steps to the side to avoid it. Two hard leg kicks from Gomez to end the round. Very, very close round.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Gomez

Round 3: Good left hand from Harris. Gomez attempts the takedown, but he's stuffed against the cage fairly easily. Harris landing right straights to the body. Gomez lands another kick and Harris attempts to catch it, but really can't. Harris landing to the body of Gomez, but nothing particularly hard. Gomez slips evading a caught kick from Harris, but stands back up. Good left from Harris after catching and then follows it with a right to the body and head.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Harris and the fight 29-28 Gomez

Phil Harris def. Ulysses Gomez via unanimous decision 30-27, 30-27, 29-28

Vaughan Lee vs. Motonobu Tezuka

Round 1: The referee in charge of the action is Leon Roberts. Both fighters open in southpaw stance. Lee opens the show with a hard inside leg kick. Tezuka pressing Lee into the fence, but doesn't do much with it. Lee lands a couple of hooks charging in and Tezuka again pressing Lee into the fence for a takedown. The two do nothing in the clinch, so referee Roberts separates them. Tezuka, however, is back in on the single pressing into the cage.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Lee

Round 2: Tezuka grabs a single trying to go for deep half guard, but Lee is rolling through or staying on top. Tezuka tries to lock up a heel hook, but it doesn't work. Lee escapes, but now Tezuka is pressing Lee into the fence with a double leg and gets it. Lee stands up with a whizzer and space left by Tezuka, but he's still being pressed into the fence. They separate briefly, but again Tezuka is locked onto the single.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Tezuka

Round 3: Tezuka in on a single, but so far no good. And now he abandons the effort and they're back to striking temporarily only for Tezuka again to press Lee into the fence. Referee Leon Roberts separates them. Again, Tezuka is back on the single, just pressing Lee into the fence but they separate. Tezuka back to the single as Lee charges forward with punches.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Lee and the fight 29-28 Lee

Vaughan Lee def. Motonobu Tezuka via unanimous decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Tom Watson vs. Stanislav Nedkov

Round 1: Kevin Mulhall is the referee. Both fighters open orthodox. Watson and Nedkov clinch and the Brit is pressing Nedkov into the fence, trying to throw knees to the body. Hard elbow over the top from Watson and he's back to throwing knees in the clinch. Another hard elbow and Watson is drilling Nedkov with knees over and over. They separate briefly only for Watson to re-initiate the clinch and go back to work. Watson bulls forward, but Nedkov gets Watson to the floor and nearly finishes him with hammerfists. He's saved by the bell.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Nedkov

Round 2: Watson tries his first round strategy, but Nedkov is all over him, battering him with strikes. Now he takes Nedkov to the floor. Watson trying to stand and after a few tries, he gets it. Still, Nedkov takes him back down, although Watson stands much easier this time. Body shots now from Watson. Big knee from Watson, but he eats a right hook. Now Watson is opening up on Nedkov with knees and elbows. Nedkov is starting to crumble. And just like that, he does. A few more shots from Watson and that's it. The ref calls it.

Tom Watson def. Stanislav Nedkov via TKO (strikes) at 4:42 of round 2

Andy Ogle vs. Josh Grispi

Round 1: Marc Goddard is the referee in charge of the action. Grispi attacking early with right hands, but in a scramble Grispi takes Ogle's back. Instead, Ogle gets locked in a triangle. Ogle tries to slam out of it, but it doesn't work. Ogle is still locked in the triangle, but he's battering Grispi with punches against the fence. Ogle gets out of the triangle and is now working from Grispi's guard.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Grispi

Round 2: Ogle scores a left hook and inside leg kick, but Grispi returns the favor. Grispi tries to Ogle's back off a lateral drop, but Ogle shows great mat awareness and manages to take Grispi's back. Grispi tries to roll over, but Ogle sees it coming and uses it to win the scramble and end up on top. Gripis tries to stand, but Ogle takes his back. It's a little high, but Grispi isn't moving.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Ogle

Round 3: Right hook from Ogle and now a middle kick. Now a body shot followed up. Ogle gets a takedown after shucking off a brief guillotine attempt from Grispi. Now Ogle working from Grispi's guard against the fence. Ogle passes of a failed submission attempt and fires knees to Grispi's body. Grispi stands, but Ogle has him by the waist from behind and gets him to the mat. The round ends there.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Ogle and the fight 29-28 Ogle

Andy Ogle def. Josh Grispi via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Paul Sass vs. Danny Castillo

Round 1: The referee in charge of the action is Neil Hall. Both fighters open orthodox. Castillo attempts a single, but Sass jumps triangle. Castillo slams out of it and avoids a leg lock attempt to work from Sass' guard. Sass tries to leglock, but Castillo scrambles out and Castillo is sneaking in punches. Sass attempts two more heel hooks and Castillo breaks out of both of them as he pounds the Brit from on top.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Castillo

Round 2: Castillo changes levels on a punch from Sass and moves into his guard. Hard elbow from Castillo and now more ground and pound. Sass attempts an armbar, but Castillo stands and slams out of it. He's back to Sass' guard. Referee Hall stands them up, somewhat surprisingly. Sass again charges forward, but Castillo takes him to the mat and works from his guard. Hard elbow from the top from Castillo. So far this round, Sass has no answer for Castillo's top control.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Castillo

Round 3: Left hand from Sass finds the mark as Castillo whiffs on a takedown attempt. Now Sass gets the turning back kick. Again, Sass charges in with punches, but Castillo drives him to the mat. Castillo just doing what he's done the entire time, raining down punches and elbows. Sass attempts another triangle, but Castillo uses it pass to north-south on Paul Sass. He moves to side control for a time before standing seconds before the final bell.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Castillo and the fight 30-27 Castillo

Danny Castillo def. Paul Sass via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte

Round 1: The referee in charge of the action is Marc Goddard. Forte opens with a superman punch, but misses wildly. Forte diving in with right straights, but he's eating leg kicks. Forte trying to bully his way into range against Etim, but so far Etim avoiding most of it. Etim landing hard outside leg kicks, but Forte catches one and uses it to clinch against the fence. Etim lands another leg kick, which Forte tries to catch and again they clinch along the fence. Etim misses a spinning back kick and Frote uses it for a takedown, but Etim is up immediately.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Forte

Round 2: Another good outside leg kick from Etim. Forte clinches and pushes Etim into the fence. Etim gets separation, but eats a left hook and he's stunned. Another left hook sits him down. Forte moves into Etim's guard. Forte moves to half and as he moves to mount, Etim eats a ton of punches recapturing half guard. Forte moves to mount and he's pounding on Etim.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Forte

Round 3: Forte again pressuring Etim and pushes him into the fence. Referee Goddard separates them, but Forte lands a superman punch. Etim sets up Thai plum and is firing knees to Forte's body, but Forte presses him into the fence and the Brit lets it go for a 50-50 clinch. Forte trips Etim to the mat and they're against the fence. Forte not landing much on Etim, but staying active.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Forte and the bout 30-27 Forte

Renee Forte def. Terry Etim via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

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