This is the UFC on FOX 10 undercard live blog for the UFC on FOX 10 event at the United Center in Chicago.
There will be seven fights on the UFC on FOX 10 undercard. Alex Caceres vs. Sergio Pettis, Eddie Wineland vs. Yves Jabouin, Chico Camus vs. Yaotzin Meza, Junior Hernandez vs. Hugo Viana, Daron Cruickshank vs. Mike Rio, George Sullivan vs. Mike Rhodes, and Walt Harris vs. Nikita Krylov be featured on the prelims.
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Walt Harris vs. Nikita Krylov
Round 1: Harris opens southpaw, Krylov is orthodox. Both fighters open up with strikes, but just seconds into the bout, Krylov fires a right head kick that lands around the gloves of Harris, which were blocking the kick. Still, it landed enough and Harris is in trouble. Krylov follows up with strikes as Harris turtles up. The ref has no choice but to stop it.
Nikita Krylov def. Walt Harris via TKO (strikes) at :25 of round 1
George Sullivan vs. Mike Rhodes
Round 1: John McCarthy is the referee in charge. Both fighters open orthodox with Sullivan stalking early. Sullivan throws two inside leg kicks, now an outside. Rhodes switches to southpaw. More outside leg kicks now from Sullivan. Rhodes lands an outside leg kick and slips, but quickly finds his way to his feet. Rhodes changes levels and gets behind Sullivan, which he uses to launch a partial suplex. Sullivan is able to stand and pummels in one underhook for the 50/50 clinch. Sullivan attempts a throw, but Rhodes whizzers enough to negate it. Two more outside leg kicks from Sullivan. Sullivan struggles, but manages to gable grip underneath to score a takedown. Rhodes locks up a kimura from half guard, but doesn't cross his legs and Sullivan moves to mount.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Sullivan
Round 2: More outside leg kicks now from Sullivan. Rhodes returns it only to the inside. Sullivan tries to pressure Rhodes against the cage, but he pushes Sullivan off of him. Rhodes ducks a punch and returns one that scores. Rhodes scores another counter right, this one landing with much more authority. Rhodes drills a hard body shot and inside leg kick. Rhodes is starting to loosen up, but Sullivan is still there with the low leg kicks. Rhodes briefly trips Sullivan to the mat, but he's back up instantly from the body lock clinch. Sullivan manages to change levels on Rhodes in a counter, but can't do anything with it.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Rhodes
Round 3: The fighters exchange leg kicks. Rhodes is pressuring Sullivan more now, but not landing much with authority. Decent counter right hand from Sullivan partially finds the mark. And another. Sullivan changes levels and can't get anything going, so Rhodes reverses him once they hit the fence. Rhodes backs off and they're striking with Rhodes scoring a very small right hand. Spinning back kick for Rhodes misses and he eats a right from Sullivan. And another. They clinch again and Sullivan fails on a takedown, so Rhodes gets behind him. Sullivan runs the pipe on a single, but Rhodes is up immediately. Still, Sullivan is all over him, but Rhodes dumps him to his hip just before the final bell.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Sullivan and the fight 29-28 Sullivan
George Sullivan def. Mike Rhodes via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Daron Cruickshank vs. Mike Rio
Round 1: Herb Dean is the referee. Both fighters open orthodox. Cruickshank throwing strikes from the outside, but landing very little. Rio is stalking, but not throwing much at all. Cruickshank scores two hard right hands plus a front kick to the body followed by a one-two down the middle. Hard outside leg kick for Cruickshank. Rio returns the favor, but his lands more on the foot. Rio scores a decent left hook counter, but Cruickshank partially slips it. Good spinning back kick from Cruickshank lands in the bread basket of Rio. Rio scores both a left and right, but Cruickshank slips out and reestablishes the pocket. Crushing right hand from Cruickshank after a feint finds the mark. Cruickshank fakes a one-two and lands a blistering head kick that drops Rio hard. He shoots for a double, but Cruickshank tries to secure a guillotine. As they stand, Cruickshank unloads with a thumping left elbow, with more punches and hammerfists as Rio goes back down.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Cruickshank
Round 2: Rio shoots hard in the center of the cage, but Cruickshank drives in underhooks and gets his hips away to stuff the attempt. Step-through knee scores off a fake right hand, then a real right hand lands for Cruickshank. Jumping spinning back kick from Cruickshank makes contact, but more as a touch than an actual strike. One-two puts Rio on his knee for just a second, but he recovers and they reset. And again. Rio lands a nice left hook, but Cruickshank out of nowhere scores a single leg. Rio manages to lock up a heel hook attempt, but Cruickshank steps over and gets on top of a turtled Rio. Rio stands as Cruickshank backs away, but out of nowhere Cruickshank lands a stunning spinning wheel kick. Rio is clearly hurt and Cruickshank follows with a barrage of strikes that force referee Dean's hand to end the contest.
Daron Cruickshank def. Mike Rio via TKO (strikes) at 4:56 of round 2
Junior Hernandez vs. Hugo Viana
Round 1: Both fighters are orthodox with Vianna on the outside. The Brazilian wings a wild, hard right hand and drops Hernandez. Vianna follows him to the ground, but the American recovers quickly and stands. Left hook now for the Brazilian in close quarters. Two clobbering right hands land, the first in open space, the second off a switch body kick. Good uppercut finds the mark for Hernandez. Left hook with authority finds the mark as the two trade in a fire fight in the center of the cage. Thudding inside leg kick cracks Hernandez seconds before the round expires.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Viana
Round 2: The two open the round in a crazy exchange of punches, but neither achieving the clear advantage. Jumping switch body kick scores again for Viana. The Brazilian whips a left hook around the corner after throwing a right that missed and clips Hernandez, but the American keeps stalking. Hernandez cracks Viana with an excellent left hook that catches the Brazilian clean. Hernandez attempts a jumping switch knee, but nothing lands. Good outside leg kick scores for Hernandez, but Viana cracks him with a right hand in the process. Viana ends the round throwing a number of different switch kicks, wild hooks and straight jabs to the body.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Viana
Round 3: The two go right back to gun slinging and Viana drives two hard hooks to the body of Herndandez. The American is still stalking, but eats a left hand when his feet stop moving for just a split second.Good uppercut from Hernandez and he's got Viana hurt a bit. Viana responds with a jab, but Hernandez is pressing hard. Both fighters are trading absolute bombs in short quarters. Viana is landing his outside hooks and Hernandez is bleeding, but Hernandez keeps the forward pressure. Good one-two from Hernandez as Viana's back is up against the fence. Viana responds with a clipping right and left of his own. Good right hand again from Hernandez as he again puts Viana's back along the fence. Very hard left hand from Hernandez followed by a crushing right hand just seconds before the final bell.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Hernandez and the bout 29-28 Viana
Hugo Viana def. Junior Hernandez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Chico Camus vs. Yaotzin Meza
Round 1: Both fighters open orthodox with neither willing to try much early. The first real strike comes from Meza as an outside leg kick. Camus now switching stances. Camus fires a series of right hands that don't land, but pressure Meza into taking a shot. Camus defends, but is pressed against the fence. Meza pulls Camus to the mat from a body lock, but Camus scores a reversal from half guard by removing Meza's right side posts. Meza secures an underhook from half guard and is trying to sweep, but Camus whizzers hard. Despite active guard work, the referee stands them up. Camus attempts a low single just prior to the end of the round.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Camus
Round 2: Leaping left hand from Camus puts Meza on his rear and he's on top, but is butterfly swept. Camus, against the fence, captures full guard. The referee stands them up for inactivity. Camus cracks Meza almost immediately with a crushing right hand. He changes levels and dumps Meza to the mat where Meza is working from open guard. Now half guard/knee shield. Camus moves to mount and then the back as Meza rolls. Camus is now back in mount and then again in back mount. Meza is trying to dump Camus to the mat by raising his rear into the air, but Camus recognizes it and jumps off before that happens.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Camus
Round 3: Camus changes levels and secures a double leg takedown where he transitions to half guard and then mount. Meza rolls over and Camus takes the back. Meza stands on all fours, but Camus snatches him off of his base. Camus goes back to mount after failing on a rear naked choke. Meza goes two-on-one on Camus' post hand and thereby reverses him onto the bottom. Camus stands and rips out Meza's far side post leg, thereby crashing together on the mat. Camus turns into the Meza, putting him in complete side control, then mount and then back mount.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Camus and the fight 30-27 Camus
Chico Camus def. Yaotzin Meza via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Eddie Wineland vs. Yves Jabouin
Round 1: Both fighters are orthodox, but Wineland is stalking. Three-strike combo lands for Wineland with a leg kick as the final strike. Left hook partially finds the mark for Wineland, but not enough. Wineland steps to his left and lands a short one-two. Wineland also craks Jabouin with a right as a counter, but eats a leg kick and a jab. Good middle kick from Jabouin, but eats a two-punch combination in the process. Jabouin lands a quick round kick on Wineland's face, but without much power. Jumping leg from Wineland. Jabouin active off the front foot, but Wineland times it and changes levels and secures a takedown. Jabouin, however, stands. Wineland gets double under hooks and drives two knees into Jabouin's midsection.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Wineland
Round 2: Right hand counter from Jabouin plus a jab as Wineland tries to close the distance. Excellent one-two from Wineland down the middle drills Jabouin. Jabouin launches a jab, but Wineland nails him with a right. Jabouin responds with another body kick. Right hand knicks Jabouin, but sends his head back. Jabouin lands a partial head kick, but eats a monster right hand that crumples him to the mat. Wineland follows him to the mat where he nearly secures a head and arm triangle, but can't. He moves to mount as Jabouin defends and unloads. Jabouin gives his back and from there, there was no shelter. Wineland continues to pour on the ground and pound before the referee is forced to call it.
Eddie Wineland def. Yves Jabouin via TKO (strikes) at 4:16 of round 2
Alex Caceres vs. Sergio Pettis
Round 1: Caceres is southpaw while Pettis stands orthodox. Caceres cracks first, landing a hard inside leg kick. Spinning back fist from Caceres is blocked, but he scores a good middle kick. Pettis fires back with a right straight. Outside leg kick from Pettis and a short Superman punch. Lunging left hand finds the mark for Pettis. Left hand misses for Pettis, but the left head kick scores and stumbles Caceres as it partially lands. Pettis now doing all the stalking and drills home a left hand. Perfectly timed right hand followed by two head kicks land for Pettis.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Pettis
Round 2: Pettis gets caught flat footed and is popped with a left hand and he goes down. Pettis recovers guard and sweeps Caceres, so they resume standing. Pettis lands a right hand of his own and nearly misses another left from Caceres. Pettis drives a right to the body. Both fighters miss on strikes and clinch, but elect to separate. Head kick by Pettis, but it's largely blocked. And now a body kick from Pettis.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Caceres
Round 3: Body lock trip from Pettis and Caceres eats a head kick. He locks up a kimura and reverses Pettis, but Pettis anticipates it and comes out to a front head lock. They stand and separate. Nice right straight from Pettis. He slips and Caceres follows him and separates after a short scramble. Stuffing right hand from Pettis stumbles Caceres, but they continue to trade. Good left hand and body kick by Caceres, but he's backing up. Pettis looks for a trip, but loses in it because of a hard whizzer from Caceres. Caceres ends up on the back of Pettis in a scramble where he sinks a rear naked choke with just 20 seconds left in the fight.
Alex Cacers def. Sergio Pettis via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:39 of round 3