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UFC Fight Night 106 live blog: Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau

Bethe Correia aims for his second straight win at UFC Fight Night 106 on Saturday night.
Bethe Correia aims for his second straight win at UFC Fight Night 106 on Saturday night.
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This is the UFC Fight Night 106 live blog for Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau, a bantamweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil.

Correia, who has won three of her past five fights, will face Reneau, who also won three of her past five fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC Fight Night 106 live blog below.

Round 1: Correia mean-mugging and moving in early, as Reneau throws a couple of oblique kicks. Correia nonplussed. A chant goes up for Correia, and Reneau standing her ground in the middle, as they exchange jabs. Good range here from Reneau. Leg kick from Correia was loud, and now she moves forward with a combo. Reneau stood in the pocket and slammed home a counter. Body kick from Reneau was big there, and she does another one as Correia ties her up. They go to the fence, and Reneau muscles Correia back to the center. Now Correia pushes her there again, and they break. Reneau nearly clipped her with a parting shot, but Correia heady enough to see it. A couple of left jabs, and now a strong right hand from Correia, as she again lowers and gets Reneau to the wall. Can't keep her there. Knees to the body from Reneau. Foot stomps from Correia, and they break. Reneau wastes no time lunging forward head-hunting, but nothing big lands. Correia very agile from that range. And she throws and lands a nice overhand right there, then in close a clear uppercut. Reneaut lights her up with a right hand, but eats one too. There's a very nice combo from Reneau, and then a body kick. Heavy stuff. Maybe to avoid more of that, Correia takes Reneau down which sends energy through the crowd. Close round. MMA Fighting scores R1 for Reneau, 10-9.

Round 2: Correia with a straight left, and they exchange. Correia aggressive as she was in the first. Once again she walks through a punch and ties Reneau up, and to the fence they go. Correia digging for that underhook, can't get it. Correia can't sustain there, and they break. Correia moves forward and gets clipped on the exchange, as Correia throwing soem nice sequences here — the right hand slams home. Now it's Reneau who changes levels in threat of a takedown, can't do anything, and Correia land s a crisp combo. Now she blasts home an overhand right. Uppercut lands form Correia! These are big shots, and she's rocking Reneau. Left hand counter from Correia, and then a leg kick. So far she's having a hell of a round. Reneau slightly more tentative. Reneau lands a body punch that had some heat. Correia doing a good job spotting the range shots and ducking. Reneau just landed a nice uppercut just as Correia was changing levels, and now Correia — earlier in this round — takes down Reneau as she comes in for a strike. She's in Reneau's guard. Now Reneau, after absorbing some ground and pound, goes for a triangle, but Correia slips out of it. Elbows to the body from Reneau, and she's landing some big shots from bottom. Interesting round, but think it goes to the Brazilian. MMA Fighting scores R2 for Correia, 10-9 (19-19)

Round 3: Could be anybody's fight here. Correia out quick again, and lands a jab. Reneau lands a major right hand, and now she's unleashing after slipping down. Big shots! Correia trying to recover, and now she shoots for a double-leg, and Reneau sprawls. Reneau now landing shots as Correia clings to her legs, big right hands, heavy shots. Correia is dogged in trying to get her down, but she lets go, and Reneau now on top. She's landing elbows in Correia's half-guard. Now she moves to full mount. Big right hand. She's wailing away, and Correia's face is a mess. Finally Correia rolls, and the punches keep landing. This is some serious ground and pound. Now a scramble, and for a moment it looked like Correia had turned the tables — Reneau says no, and reverses. She's back on top. Correia finally drags herself up, holding onto Reneau's leg, and she's landing. Right into side control for Reneau, who just continues to blast Correia from all angles. Now she has her back, and she's looking for a rear naked choke, but doesn't have the hooks in right, now the body lock. Still, she's completely dominating. Correia just taking punishment. Reneau with the body triangle now, and now she's trying to slip the arms through the defense. Correia breaks the body triangle, pries out, but she is powerless to do much else as Reneau holding her in trouble. Reneau going to finish this fight with Correia's back, but she jumps up and dances all over the Octagon. Correia thinks she won...we'll see. First round was the iffy one. That could be a 10-8. MMA Fighting scores R3 for Reneau, 10-9 (29-28 overall for Reneau).

UFC Fight Night Fortaleza: Bethe Correia and Marion Reneau fight to a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)