UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Danielle Taylor defeats Jessica Penne (Highlights)

April 22, 2017 5:28 pm by Chris Taylor

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Jessica Penne vs. Danielle Taylor

A strawweight bout between former title challenger Jessica Penne and Danielle Taylor kicked off the UFC Fight Night 108 prelims on FS2.

Round one begins and Taylor lands a jab followed by a leg kick. Penne circles out and then comes forward with a kick to the body. Penne moving well here. She throws a low kick. Taylor circles away. Taylor leaps in with some big punches. Taylor catches a Penne kick and then delivers a big right hand. Taylor with a leg kick. Penne returns fire with a left hand. Taylor scores with a right hand. She catches another Penne kick and lands a counter strike. The ladies trade left hands. Taylor avoids a Penna takedown attempt. Round one comes to an end.

Round two begins and both women are happy to stand and trade strikes early. Penne with a crisp right hand but Taylor leaps in and answers with a left. It appears that both ladies have found their range now. Penne is doing a good job of utilizing distance. She is working her jab very well to keep Taylor at bay. A good front kick scores for Penne. Taylor leaps in with a left hook. It lands flush. She follows that up with a right hand and then another left. Penne clinches up and lands a knee to close out the round.

Round three begins and Penne presses forward and lands a jab. Taylor is bouncing around. She leaps in and scores with an uppercut. Penne continues to apply pressure. Taylor fires off a body kick and then circles out. Penne follows her and lands a front kick to the body. Jessica tries to clinch up but Taylor breaks free. Penne presses forward and lands a left hand. Taylor ducks under a punch and scores with a leaping left. Penne lands a hard knee inside. She follows that up with a pair of nice right hands. Penne shoots in and lands a takedown. Taylor bounces right back up to her feet. She breaks free of the clinch and circles out. Penne comes forward and throws a body kick that partially lands. She lands a stiff right jab on the chin of Taylor. Danielle circles out and then comes forward with a right hand. Taylor with a kick to the body. Penne catches it but cannot use the limb to secure a takedown. Penne presses forward and lands a takedown to close out round three.

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