UFC on FOX 11 took place April 19, 2014 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Exciting lightweight contenders Donald Cerrone (23-6, 1 NC) and Edson Barboza (13-2) went toe-to-toe on the night's main card, which aired live on FOX. Catch the video highlights above.
For more on Cerrone's electric win, follow the play-by-play by MMAFighting.com's own Luke Thomas.
Round 1: The referee in charge of the action is Jorge Alonso. Both fighters open orthodox. Right away several right hands hurt Cerrone and he's in on a takedown against the fence, but Barboza stuffs it. Good push kick and left hook from Barboza. Hard outside leg kick from Barboza. Both fighters trade hooks. Outside leg kick from Cerrone. Two crashing right hands connect for Barboza in the pocket and a spinning back kick. Somehow Cerrone is still pressing forward. Somewhere out of nowhere, a hard jab from Cerrone drops Barboza. Cerrone seizes the opportunity and pounces, takes Barboza's back and submits him with a rear naked choke.
UFC on FOX 11 results: Donald Cerrone def. Edson Barboza via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:15 of round 1