UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Joe Lauzon vs. Stevie Ray
A lightweight scrap between veteran Joe Lauzon and Stevie Ray took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 main card in Nashville.
Round one begins and Joe Lauzon is able to catch an early kick from Ray and pushes the Scottish fighter against the cage. He works hard and is eventually able to secure a takedown. Lauzon with a huge elbow as Ray attempts a leg lock. Joe jumps on the back of Ray and locks in a rear-naked choke. He cannot secure the choke so he transitions to full mount. Big elbows from the top by Lauzon. He lands a left hand. Ray fights his way back to half guard but Lauzon immediately passes back into mount. Another massive elbow lands for Lauzon. Ray works his way back to the cage but is unable to wall-walk and stand back up. Lauzon moves Ray off the cage and begins working some more elbows. Stevie is able to fight his way back to full guard position. Lauzon gets back to half guard. Joe with some hard left hands from the top. He lands a big elbow. Round one comes to an end.
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Round two begins and Ray lands a left hand to start. He goes to the body with a jab and then scores a right hand. Lauzon comes forward with a right hand that finds a home. He scores with a left hook that appears to stun Stevie. Ray circles off the fence and shakes off the punch. Lauzon pressing forward here. He lands a left hand. Ray responds with a right. Lauzon dives in for a takedown. He gets a hold of a leg but cannot secure the finish. Stevie Ray lands a hard combination. Joe comes forward with a right hand. Ray throws a left kick to the body but Lauzon catches it and uses the limb to secure a takedown. Joe begins working from half guard and lands a hard elbow. Ray scrambles and gets back to full guard. Lauzon is able to get back to half guard and land a huge right hand. The fighters jockey for position as round two comes to an end.
Round three begins and Stevie Ray gets off quickly with a nice combination. He lands a good elbow inside. Ray goes high with a head kick but Lauzon blocks it. Stevie with a nice left and then another elbow inside. Joe dives in for a takedown but it is not there. Lauzon with a nice right hand and then a big left. He shoots in for a takedown. He has Ray presses against the cage. Stevie starts dropping down some elbows. Lauzon is able to secure a single-leg takedown. That was huge for J-Lau. Lauzon moves to half guard. Ray quickly scrambles back to half guard. Joe with a right hand. Stevie replies with some short shots from the bottom. Joe postures up and then lands a nice elbow. Ray is able to scramble and get back to his feet. The fighters clinch along the cage. Ray scores with a hard knee inside. One minute remains. Ray lands a big kick to the body of Lauzon. Ray charges forward with a combination. He staggers Lauzon. More punches from Ray. The horn sounds to end round three.
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