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UFC 195 live blog: Lorenz Larkin vs. Albert Tumenov

Lorenz Larkin and Albert Tumenov will square off on the UFC 195 main card Saturday.
Lorenz Larkin and Albert Tumenov will square off on the UFC 195 main card Saturday.
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This is the UFC 195 live blog for Lorenz Larkin vs. Albert Tumenov, a welterweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Larkin, who has two wins in his past five fights, will face Tumenov, who has four wins in his past five fights, on the main card.

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Round 1: Mario Yamasaki is the referee in charge. Both fighters are orthodox. Tumenov is stalking from the center, but so far it's just Larkin landing outside leg kicks. Larkin still landing hard on Tumenov's lead leg. Tumenov connects on a head kick that's partially blocked and lands a flurry after that. Larkin lands an oblique and outside leg kick again, but Tumenov is still stalking, but the leg kicks are landing hard for Larkin.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Larkin

Round 2: Hard lefts score for Tumenov and now a right straight, but Larkin responds with an outside leg kick. Another hard outside leg kick for Larkin scores and Tumenov still has no answers. Nice three-punch combination lands for Tumenov as he backs Larkin against the cage. Two hard lefts and another to the body from Tumenov. Tumenov eats a kick, switches stances and fires a left. Two more hard lefts to the body and Larkin responds with another leg kick. They clinch after an exchange and now Tumenov throws his own leg kick and Tumenov tries to check Larkin's kick. Whipping left hook over the top scores for Tumenov. Larkin lands another leg kick, but has to fight off a takedown attempt. Larkin lands another hand leg kick before the final bell.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Tumenov

Round 3: Tumenov scores with a leg kick first and he's still stalking. Another from Tumenov, albeit to minimal effect until Larkin lands a hard one and Tumenov switches stances, but so does Larkin. Larkin lands two spinning kicks to the thigh and now a third. Solid left down the middle scores now for Larkin. Now Larkin going inside on the leg. Another spinning heel kick to the thigh from Larkin and Tumenov responds with a body kick of his own. Both fighters whiff on uppercuts. Hard left to the body scores now for Tumenov. Larkin attempts a takedown late against the fence, but Tumenov stuffs it and reverses Larkin into the fence. Larkin scores a right on the clinch break.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Larkin and the fight 29-28 Larkin

Albert Tumenov def. Lorenz Larkin via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)