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WEC 49 Live Blog: Mark Hominick vs. Yves Jabouin Updates

This is the WEC 49 live blog for Mark Hominick vs. Yves Jabouin, a featherweight bout on tonight's WEC card on Versus from the Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Canada's own, Hominick (17-8), takes on Jabouin (14-5).

The live blog is below.





Round 1: Lots of feints to start. Hominick and Jabouin are very active on the feet. Jabouin moving around and mixing in lots of jabs and kicks. Hominick jabbing throwing left hooks to set up combos. Jabouin attacks at a furious pace, Nick Diaz-esque, but with kicks instead of punches. Hominick mostly blocking and looking to counter. Jabouin is not giving Hominick too many opportunities to set up his own punches.Jabouin slows down in the last minutes and Hominick pressures Jabouin. Jabouin throws a left and lands a spinning back fist. Hominick scores to the body.

MMAFighting.com scores round one 10-9 for Jabouin.

Round 2: The pace of the fight doesn't not slow down one bit. More combos from Hominick. Jabouin glances a sneaky spinning back elbow. Hominick continues to score with punches to the body. Jabouin on the other hand continues to chop away at Hominick's leg. Hominick connects with a left to the body and Jabouin is hurt. Jabouin collapses and Hominick swarms with repeated left hands. No stoppage. Jabouin throws a spinning back fist. Hominick looks to control Jabouin's back, but gets dropped with a right hook! Jabouin looks to work punches, but Hominick easily sweeps him into full mount. Hominick drops lefts and rights. Jabouin looks trapped. The referee stops the fight and Hominick puts an exclamation point to his win by doing post-fight push ups.

Hominick wins by TKO - Round 2, 3:21