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UFC 177 live blog: Yancy Medeiros vs. Damon Jackson

Yancy Medeiros will square off against Damon Jackson at UFC 177 on Saturday.
Yancy Medeiros will square off against Damon Jackson at UFC 177 on Saturday.
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC 177 live blog for Yancy Medeiros vs. Damon Jackson, a lightweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento.

Medeiros, who is 0-2 with one no-contest during his UFC tenure, will face Jackson, who is 9-0 in his career, on the main card.

Check out the UFC 177 live blog below.

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Round 1: Jackson punches his way into the clinch and with Medeiros against the fence and has an over-under grip. He's pressing Medeiros into the fence while throwing a few elbows and knees, but can't get his takedown effort going so far. Now Medeiros is doing all the pressing and he hits Jackson low, which halts the bout temporarily. The fight resumes. Jackson charges in with punches and eats an uppercut for his efforts. He's back to pressing Medeiros against the fence, but can't get the takedown. He actually attempts a jumped guillotine of his own, but it doesn't work and they separate standing on the feet after a scramble.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Medeiros

Round 2: Decent Brazilian kick lands for Jackson, but Medeiros responds with a left hook to the body. Failed sweep single attempt from Jackson. Jackson is in on a double, but can't seem to finish it. Medeiros spins for what appears to be a backwards guillotine and it works. The fight is over.

Yancy Medeiros def. Damon Jackson via submission (reverse guillotine choke) at 1:54 of round 2