UFC on Fox: Emmet vs. Stephens - Results Analysis
The UFC on Fox: Emmett vs. Stephens was an MMA event organized by the UFC held in Orlando, Florida. The main event was the fight between featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Josh Emmett. The co-main event was the strawweight fight between the girls Jéssica Andrade and Tecia Torres
Mike Perry vs. Max Griffin
Result: Max Griffin via Unanimous decision (29-27,29-27 and 30-27).
Max Griffin frustrated most previsions and won this fight via Unanimous decision (29-27,29-27 and 30-27). Mike Perry tried to go for the big punch since the beginning of the fight. Always going for the knockout, he got tired and was caught every time by Griffin's counter punches. At the beginning of the second round, he was already frustrated and got dominated by Max Griffin who used his jabs and footwork to control the distance and keep Perry away. In the Third round, Perry continued to try to get a one punch knockout and even landed good shots, but it wasn't enough. Big win for Max Griffin.
Ovince Saint Preux vs. Ilir Latifi
Result: Ilir Latifi via Submission (standing guillotine choke) - Round 1 - 3:48
The fight started with Saint Preux trying to use his big reach and height advantage to control the distance. Latifi used counter punches to keep Ovince away. In the middle of the first round, Latifi landed a big left hand knocking Saint Preux down. While Ovince was still trying to recover, Latifi caught him in a standing guillotine choke, finishing the fight in the very first round.
Jéssica Andrade vs. Tecia Torres
Result: Jéssica Andrade via Unanimous Decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
The first round started with Andrade going forward with a low guard and Tecia trying to connect counter-punches. Andrade Landed a takedown at the end of the round but there was no more time left to work. Tecia landed more shots in the first round.
The second round started the same way the first did. Jessica always trying to walk forward and Tecia trying to counter-attack. One minute into the second round, Andrade landed another takedown and got the side control. Torres pushed her away and got up again. Having troubles fighting Tecia on her feet, Andrade relied one more time on her takedowns.
In the first minute of the third round, Andrade took Torres down two more times and kept the fight under control. In the last minute, Tecia Torres even tried a submission, but she was not successful.
Josh Emmett vs. Jeremy Stephens
Result: Jeremy Stephens via KO - Round 2 - 1:35
The first round started slow, with Stephens trying to press a little more and Emmett looking for the counter-punches. In the last minute of the round, Emmett caught Stephens with a big counter-punch, knocking him down. Stephen got up and continued to press, but with no efficiency.
The second round started the same way the first did. This time, though, Stephens was much more accurate and got a knockdown early on with a big left hook. Then he threw a knee to Emmett's head as he was trying to get up and finished the fight with punches.
Results From The Preliminary Cards
The other results from this event were the following:
Manny Bermudez defeated Albert Morales via submission (guillotine choke)
Alex Perez defeated Eric Shelton via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Rani Yahya defeated Russell Doane via Submission (arm-triangle choke)
Sam Alvey defeated Marcin Prachnio via TKO (punch)
Alan Jouban defeated Ben Saunders via KO (punch)
Angela Hill defeated Maryna Moroz via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Marion Reneau defeated Sara McMann via Submission (triangle choke)
Brian Kelleher defeated Renan Barão via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)