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UFC Denver live blog: Donald Cerrone vs. Mike Perry

Donald Cerrone faces off with Mike Perry ahead of their welterweight bout in the main event of UFC Denver on Saturday
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC Denver live blog for Donald Cerrone vs. Mike Perry, a welterweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

Cerrone, who has lost four of his last five, faces Perry, who has won three of his last five, in the co-main event.

Check out the UFC Denver live blog below.

Round 1: Referee Keith Peterson on-hand for the evening’s co-main event. No glove tap. Cerrone ducks a big right hand and they clinch up. Knees the body being traded. They separate. Cerrone with an inside leg kick. Perry headhunting but they end up in the clinch again. Cerrone pumping his jab and landing another inside leg kick. Perry doing a good job of stuffing takedowns. He gets the body lock and he takes Cerrone down. Cerrone manages to shake free and just dump Perry onto his back. Cerrone on top, working to attack from the back of Perry. Perry stays composed and shakes Cerrone off, but Cerrone throws up a triangle. Perry breaks it. He goes to slam Cerrone, but ends up in an armbar. Belly down and Cerrone keeps the armbar locked in, Perry has to tap.

Official result: Donald Cerrone def. Mike Perry via submission (armbar) at 4:46 of round one

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