UFC Orlando Results: Jessica Andrade defeats Tecia Torres
Round one begins and Torres quickly takes the center of the octagon. Andrade greets her with a low kick. Torres replies with a strong right hand over the top. Andrade charges forward with a combination. She lands a left hand but Tecia counters nicely with a right hand. Andrade lands a hard low kick. She shoots in for a takedown but Torres says no. Tecia with another nice right hand over the top. Torres speed is really showing here. Andrade charges forward and lands a left. Torres circles out but eats another left. Both of these ladies are happy to exchange punches early. Andrade presses forward with a flurry. She is keeping Tecia on her bike. Torres is doing a good job of countering. Andrade catches her with a right hand over the top. Andrade with some hard shots to the body from the clinch. Torres replies with a knee. Both of these ladies are landing some big shots. Andrade shoots in and scores a big takedown late in round one. The horn sounds to spell a stop to the action.
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Round two begins and Andrade comes out swinging. She unloads a combination and then presses Torres up against the cage. She lifts Tecia up and slams her to the floor. Andrade is in north-south position but Tecia is looking to lock in a reverse triangle. Andrade escapes and winds up in sider control. Torres scrambles and almost gets back up to her feet but Andrade won’t let that happen. Another scramble from Torres and she is back up. Andrade greets her with a left hand then a right. Torres lands a nice counter right hand. Andrade shoots in for a takedown and gets it rather easily. Torres scrambles back up to her feet and eats a couple of punches for her efforts. Andrade slams Torres right back down to the canvas and begins working some ground and pound. Torres looks for an armbar but Jessica escapes. Tecia with a nice up-kick. She uses that momentum to scramble back up to her feet. Torres presses Andrade against the cage now. She is working for a takedown but cannot secure it before the horn sounds to end round two.
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Round three begins and Andrade sprints forward with a combination. She lands a left hook and then shoots in and scores a double leg takedown. Andrade attempts to move to full mount but Tecia scrambles and gets back up to her feet. Andrade still has her pressed against the cage. Torres is able to shake free and we are back to standing. That doesn’t last long as Jessica presses forward and easily scores yet another big takedown. She begins working some right hands from top position. Andrade moves to side control and lands some more ground and pound. Torres finally scrambles and is able to get back up to her feet. Jessica immediately drags her back to the floor but Torres scrambles to her back. Andrade is able to shake her off and winds up in top position. More ground and pound from the Brazilian. The horn sounds to end round three.