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UFC on FUEL 4 Live Blog: James Te Huna vs. Joey Beltran

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC on FUEL 4 live blog for James Te Huna vs. Joey Beltran, a light heavyweight bout on Wednesday night's UFC event at the HP Pavilion in San Jose.

Te-Huna, who has won three of his past four fights, will fight Beltran, who has lost two of his past three fights, on the main card.

Check out the live blog below.



Round 1: The two immediately start swinging and Te Huna lands a nice right. Two big uppercuts from Te Huna and a few body shots find the mark. And now a right, but Beltran is still pawing with his jab on the outside. Te Huna scoring with right hand leads. A series of hard uppercuts score on Beltran, but the american is still throwing in the pocket. Te Huna scoring with lefts, rights and uppercuts, but his chin is keeping him alive in this one. Te Huna scores with a monster left hook and then a big right that sends Beltran crashing to the mat. There's some follow up but Beltran is able to hang on long enough to be saved by the bell.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Te Huna

Round 2: Blocked head kick by Te Huna and he lands a body shot. Te Huna times a slow punch by Beltran and takes him to the ground with a single leg. Beltran is able to hold onto Te Huna long enough to get the referee to stand them up. Beltran stuffs a single leg takedown from Te Huna this time. Seconds before the bell sounds Beltran lands a right hand the temporarily stuns Te Huna, but it's too little to take the round.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Te Huna

Round 3: Te Huna lands two hard right hands as Beltran misses on a head kick as he spins. Beltran scores an elbow as he presses Te Huna into the fence and clinch breaks. Te Huna reaches a single and gets it easily. Te Huna drives Beltran into the fence and lands two hard right hands as Beltran stands. Another takedown for Te Huna and Beltran stands again. Now Beltran lands a double off of a punch from Te Huna. Te Huna is trying to stand and does, but eats an elbow for his efforts. The two brawl at the very end of the bell.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Te Huna and the fight 30-27 Te Huna. The judges score it 30-26, 30-27, 30-27 for Te Huna.