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TUF 10 Finale Live Blog: Matt Hamill vs. Jon Jones Round-by-Round Updates

This is The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale live blog for Matt Hamill vs. Jon Jones, a light heavyweight bout on the Spike TV card.

The two wrestling-based fighters are both potential contenders in the future, but the buzz as of late has been on Jones, who brings unconventional strikes to the table and his recent alignment with the star-studded Greg Jackson camp can only properly foster the 22-year-old's talent.

The live blog begins below.


Round 1: Hamill taps a leg kick. Jones pokes out and misses a high front leg kick. Hamill chops a leg kick. Hamill comes in with a jab and Jones returns. Jones throws leg kick and then high. Jon throws a front kick. Hamill jabs forward. Hamill throws a leg kick. Jones misses a spinning back kick. Jones lands to the body with a kick. Hamill misses a spinning backfist. Jones counters with a leg kick. Hamill attempts a takedown and Jones defends. Jones throws a punch to the body and spinning back elbow. Jones lands a leg kick. Hamill clinches and avoids a high kick. Jones trips Hamill. Jones takes full mount and drops a flurry of elbows and punches. Very impressive ground and pound. Hamill is cut open near his left eye. The referee deducts a point from Jones for an illegal elbow. Hamill can't get up. He's a creepy sight with blood around both eyes from a nasty cut on his nose.

Matt Hamill def. Jon Jones via disqualification

Tough loss for Jones as he was winning the fight and close to stopping Hamill. Jones was shocked at the announcement, but he's okay with the result and accepts the loss.