This is the UFC St. Louis live blog for Jeremy Stephens vs Doo Ho Choi, a featherweight bout at Sunday’s UFC event at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
Stephens, who has won two of his past five fights, will fight Choi, who has won four of his past five fights, in the main event.
Check out the UFC St. Louis live blog below.
Round 1: Alright, it’s main event time. Stephens witha nice leg kick. Both guys very patient just throwing strikes to test their range. Good leg kicks to the ankles by Stephens. Choi throws some leg kicks of his own. Big right over hand by Stephens, Choi eats it like nothing. Now Choi doing the pressure. Good jab by Choi. Choi throws a leg kick but gets countered by Stephens. Oh! Big fight had by Choi tags Stephens. Choi looking a lot more comfortable than Stephens. And the bell rings. Good fight so far.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Choi.
Round 2: Right off the bat Choi looking to pressure Stephens. And Choi catches Stephens with a kick. Choi now lands a hook. But Stephens comes back with a combination of his own. Things heating up here. Both guys landing hard shots. Stephens now doing the pressuring. Three minutes left. Choi is bleeding from his nose. Whoa! Stephens drops Choi with a right hook! Now Stephens follows up with ground-and-pound from the top. Hard shots by Stephens. The referee has seen enough and stops the fight. Very impressive fight by Stephens.
Official result: Jeremy Stephens def. Doo Ho Choi via TKO (Round 2, 2:36)