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Impact FC 2 Live Blog: Paul Daley vs. Daniel Acacio Updates

This is the Impact FC 2 live blog for Paul Daley vs. Daniel Acacio, a welterweight bout on tonight's "The Uprising" pay-per-view from Sydney, Australia.

Released from the UFC for a late punch against Josh Koscheck, Daley brings his explosive hands to the land down under against Brazilian striker Acacio.

The live blog is below.




Round 1: Daley lands leg kicks. Daley throws a punch to the body. Acacio checks a leg kick. Daley's offense are leg kicks and punches to the body. Acacio times a leg kick and catches it into clinch. They trade knees to the body and battle for position. Daley drops Acacio with a knee to the body. Daley connects on big punches from the guard of Acacio. Daley allows Acacio to stand up. Daley goes back to work to the body. Daley with left hooks and excitingly chases down Acacio. Acacio throws two punches and lowers for the double-leg. Acacio gets it into Daley's halfguard at 1:20. Acacio with elbows to Daley's thigh. Daley backs to the cage and uses it to escape to his feet. Back in clinch with a little over 30 seconds left. Daley with a knee to the body. With 11 seconds remaining, the fight is paused to cut off loose tape from Acacio's left glove. The fight is restarted and nothing happens.

MMAFighting.com scores the round 10-9 for Daley.


Round 2: Daley misses on a spinning backfist. Acacio with a nice jab. Daley lands a heavy leg kick. Daley lands a knee to the face, but Acacio catches it on the way down. Acacio tries to take down Daley, goes for a heel hook, but Daley steps out into Acacio's halfguard. Acacio grabs for another footlock, but Daley stands and allows Acacio back on his feet. Acacio shoots, gets stuffed and pulls guard. Daley will allow the fight back on the feet. Daley throws a high kick that's blocked. Acacio catches a leg kick and pushes forward with a right hand, planting Daley on his back. Acacio with punches to the body inside the guard of Daley. Daley almost closes a triangle choke.

MMAFighting.com scores the round even.


Round 3: Acacio taps a kick to the body. Daley lands a left followed by a right that bounces Acacio's head back. Acacio shoots and pulls guard. Daley works from Acacio's guard. Daley cuts Acacio open with a left elbow. Acacio verbally submits and referee John McCarthy steps in at 3:45.

Daley wins by verbal submission

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