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LAS VEGAS – The rowdy Irish fans in attendance made it seem as though Neil Seery had the home-cage advantage for Louis Smolka at UFC 189.
Yet it was Smolka who enforced his tactical plan better throughout the three-round battle and racked up the win by means of consentaneous choice.
The flyweight spell belonged to the initial card of today’s UFC 189 occasion at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It streamed on UFC Fight Pass ahead of additional prelims on FOX Sports 1 and a main card on pay-per-view.
Seery (15-11 MMA, 2-2 UFC) associated with a hard punch that lost Smolka (9-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) to the canvas early in Round 1. As he followed him to the mat, Seery tried to follow up with some ground and extra pound before Smolka was able to sweep and obtain himself to leading placement. As Smolka tried to improve he attempted to lock in a guillotine strangle.
While the guillotine was not able to be completed, Smolka opted for a D’Arce strangle that planninged to endanger to complete the fight. While Seery had the ability to leave he completed the round with Smolka on his back.
Smolka’s ground up attack continued in Round 2, putting Seery on his back and intimidating with consistent positional development. Seery regurgitated an armbar effort yet Smolka left threat and also took Seery’s back. Smolka maintained a snug body triangular while consistently looking for a rear-naked strangle, yet was not able to complete the battle prior to the round ended.
Round 3 began much the same, with Smolka taking Seery down and also aiming to work hard to development position. Seery had the ability to reach his feet quickly this time around, however, as well as tried to transform the fight right into a brawl. Seery promptly attempted to secure a guillotine strangle and draw guard to complete the fight.
Smolka was able to prevent being sent by the strangle and minutes later discovered himself on the top as well as taking the back once again.
Time went out as Smolka searched for an arm-triangle choke, however not prior to he ‘d established adequate control to take the fight 30-27 on all 3 courts’ scorecards.
“We tactical plan flawlessly for him,” Smolka stated. “I was stoked I reached display my grappling. This is the first time I’ve had the ability to do so in the UFC. Yet if you view my fights before involving the UFC, you’ll see that I’m an extremely well-versed grappler. I wanted to enter as well as modification degrees so I might land the takedown.”.
Seery entered the battle on a two-fight winning touch after dropping his UFC debut, most recently covering Chris Beal by choice at UFC on FOX 14.
Smolka knocked out Richie Vaculik at UFC Fight Night 55 in his newest spell. That success was his first since going down a split choice to Chris Cariaso at UFC Fight Night 40.
UFC 189 fight results for Louis Smolka vs Niel Seery results include:
- Louis Smolka def. Neil Seery via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
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