UFC 75 Live Spoiler Coverage – Update #4


The following is from Sherdog.com:

Gleison Tibau (Pictures) vs. Terry Etim (Pictures)
Round 1
Tibau rushes to cut off the cage in the opening seconds and scores with a takedown from the clinch shortly after. Early on, it seems that the Brazilian is content with striking from Etim's guard, as he punishes the Brit with rights and lefts. Near the end of the round, Etim was able to escape to his feet, where he landed a punch, kick, knee combo. Sherdog.com gives the first to Tibau, 10-9.

Round 2
More of the same in the second. Tibau rushes out and takes the fight to the floor with a quick takedown. Quickly passing guard, he looks for an armbar but Etim has none of it. Etim gets to his feet where he looks to strike, but the Brazilian lifts him into the air and slams him to the canvas. After a referee standup in the final minute of the round, Etim scores with a low kick and a hard kick to the body. 10-9 for Tibau.

Round 3
Etim, perhaps knowing his predicament, goes for broke in the final period's opening minute. A low kick and 3 hard right hands land for the Brit. Tibau clears his head and scores a gutsy takedown, where he quickly advanced to side-control and mount. From here, The Brazilian cemented his victory with strikes from the top and tight positioning. All three judges see Tibau as the winner, but the scores are not announced.



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