UFC on FUEL 4 took place July 11, 2012, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA. Burgeoning UFC star Chris Weidman (9-0) took on rising middleweight contender Mark Munoz (12-3) in the night's spectacular main event. Check out the video highlights below.
For more on Weidman's star-making victory, check out the play-by-play from MMA Fighting's Luke Thomas.
Round 1: Both fighters come out orthodox. Weidman in on a deep double and moves right to side mount. Munoz goes base down and Weidman is hunting back control. Munoz tries to stand, but Weidman maintains control with a front head lock. In a scramble against the fence Weidman unloads a few short elbows against the fence. Munoz explodes out onto all fours, but Weidman still in control with a front head lock. Weidman threatening with all sorts of submissions, mostly a guiliotine from mount, but Munoz getting enough space to escape each time.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Weidman.
Round 2: Weidman scores with another double and even moves post guard, but Munoz stands and whiffs with a big punch. Munoz closes the distance but eats a MONSTER elbow and he's rocked. Weidman follows up from turtle position and that's it. Weidman wins by TKO. Completely dominant victory for the kid from Long Island. 1:37 of round 2 and by TKO is how Weidman makes it official.
UFC on FUEL 4 results: Chris Weidman def. Mark Munoz via TKO (punches) at 1:37 of round 2.