First round of Carlos Condit vs. Jake Elensburgershampoo higher (ok, im drinking and its a long name, im busy watching punches)
Carlos is a former dominate WEC champion but was handed a decision loss in a very good battle in is UFC debut.
Jake is a newcomer to UFC but is coming in with 21 wins with very few losses.
Jake rocked Carlos hard TWICE in the round, causing Carlos to collapse to the ground in what looked to be a fight ending pile. But each time he fought back like a machine and kept himself in contention. Jake also nearly locked in two different chokes, showing he has power in his hands and some Jits in his pocket.
Round two started with a takedown by Jake. Slow working but agreesive ground work by both men. Carlos makes an attempt for a Kamura with around two minutes left. He used the Kamura to sweep and gain mount and land some good punches before getting put into half guard.
Carlos was working for mount again before he got sweeped by Jake. A very active second round on the ground. Both men proving to be true fighters.
with 20 seconds left in the round they stand back up and dance around with a few missed punches before the round ends.
A few strikes in and Jake scores with something comparable to a judo throw to bring the fight back down to the ground. A stiff elbow from Jake breaks up the more frequent work from Condit from the bottom. Both men stand up, Condit landing some of the better strikes before Jake uses a guillatine to take the fight back to the ground. Condit is able to escape and end up in half guard. Condit looks for a choke but gives up in favor of some more strikes from the top.
Jake seems gassed as Condit takes his back and locks in the hooks with some strikes. Jake is able to slip out as Condit looked for an armbar from the back and ends up on top of Condit again.
Standing with a minute left. a takedown by Jake is stuffed and while looking for a Kamura he drives some elbows into the side of his head.
Condit gets the back again with some more strikes. With 10 seconds left Carlos is in a very dominate position but cant end it befor the end of the fight.
Carlos Condit takes the win in a 29-28 / 28-29 / 29-28 split decision victory in yet ANOTHER sick fight on this Ultimate Fight Night card!