UFC 85 RESULTS: Marcus Davis vs. Mike Swick



Marcus Davis vs. Mike Swick

Round 1
Swick whiffs on three head kicks in the first 30 seconds. Davis clinches with Swick against the cage and tries to throw his opponent to the canvas, but ends up giving up top position. Swick, on top in half-guard, tightly controls but is put back in guard after trying to advance to side-control. Swick pushes Davis' head into the fencing and hits the head with his left hand. Rights from Swick find their target. Elbows follow, which open up a cut above Davis's right eye near the nose.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Swick
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Swick
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Swick

Round 2
Swick roughs Davis up with a right hand and trips him to the mat. From half-guard, Swick punched lazily and defended a Davis Kimura attempt. Now back on their feet, Davis lands a straight left on the kisser. Davis trips Swick to the canvas but gets caught in a triangle-choke that is defended easily. Swick stands and gets a takedown and side-control before the round ends.

Jordan Breen scores the round 10-9 Davis
TJ De Santis scores the round 10-9 Swick
Mike Fridley scores the round 10-9 Swick

Round 3
Swick and Davis trade knees and punches through the first two minutes, with neither fighter gaining an advantage. From the Thai-plum, Swick grazed a knee off Davis' chin. Davis tries an inside-leg trip but Swick stuffs it and knees the body. Davis is cut and bleeding badly below his right eye now. The cut is severe. Mario Yamasaki deducts a point from Swick for holding the fence. Swick quickly gets a takedown into his opponent's guard. He punches and controls for the duration of the frame.

Jordan Breen scores the round 9-9 Swick
TJ De Santis scores the round 9-9 Swick
Mike Fridley scores the round 9-9 Swick

All three judges score the contest 29-27 for Mike Swick.


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