A welterweight scrap between Mike Perry and Alan Jouban kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 main card in Sacramento, California.
Round one begins and Perry quickly presses forward with a leg kick and the a side kick. He throws right and gets countered by a left hand of Jouban. Alan goes to the body with a kick and Mike circles out. Jouban throws a front kick that misses. Perry misses with a left hook and then a right hand. Jouban with a pair of hard left low kicks. Perry lands a low kick. Jouban goes to the body with a punch. Another good low kick from Mike and then another. Jouban returns fire with one of his own. Perry continues to apply pressure. He chases Jouban down and presses Alan against the fence. Jouban switches the position and picks up Perry and slams him down. Perry scrambles and gets back to his feet. Alan greets him there with a kick to the body. Perry charges forward and throws a right hand that misses the mark. Alan with a body kick but Perry lands a right hand. Mike goes upstairs with a high kick that wobbles Jouban. Alan circles away and Perry is quick to chase after him. Alan lands a kick to the body. Perry connects with a hard left hand. Jouban retreats. Perry chases after him but eats a hard low kick. Another low kick from Jouban and round one comes to an end.
Round two begins and Jouban lands a kick to the body and then another. Perry steps forward and lands a low kick. Joubn replies with one of his own and circles out. Another hard kick from Jouban. Perry with a ton of pressure here. He lands a kick to the body and then a low kick. Jouban replies with a body kick and then a pair of left hands. He goes upstairs with a kick but it is blocked by Perry. Jouban shoots in and presses Mike against the cage. They break and Perry eats another hard leg kick from Jouban. Mike throws a right hand that grazes Jouban. He throws a high kick but it just misses. Another body kick lands for Jouban. He scores with a low kick and then circles out. Another hard leg kick from Jouban. Perry goes to the body with a right hand. Jouban drops Perry with a left hand. Mike bounces right back up to his feet but is greeted with another hard kick from Jouban. The horn sounds to end round two.
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Round three begins and Jouban lands a hard leg kick to start. Perry returns fire with a pair of low kicks. Perry leaps forward and lands a straight right. He misses with a wild left. Jouban lands a pair of low kicks. He goes upstairs and partially connects with a head kick. The fighters trade low kicks. Jouban throws another. Perry ducks under a high kick. Jouban lands a terrific combination. He lands a head kick. Perry just can’t find his way inside. Perry misses with a left hand and eats a low kick. Alan shoots in for a single leg. 30 seconds remain.This article appeared first on BJPENN.COM