A welterweight bout between Tom Breese (10-0 MMA) and Keita Nakamura (31-7-2 MMA) took place during today’s UFC Fight Night 84 main card in London.
Round one begins and Nakamura lands a body lock takedown. This is where Keita wants to have Breese. Round one ends and the biggest underdog on the card, Nakamura, is holding his own.
Breese landed a solid takedown in round two. From there he scored some solid ground and pound including some nasty elbows. Nakamura would score a sweep late. But Breese definitely scored more than his opponent points in round two.
Round three begins and both fighters come out tentative while trying to avoid each others takedowns. Nakamura engages with Breese in the clinch and eventually drags him down to the floor. Breese is searching for a leg lock and now a heal hook but it is not there. Nakamura uses the scramble to move to half guard position. Breese scrambles and gets to a better position. These guys are completely tangled up. Nakamura has a leg while Breese looks to lock in an inverted triangle attempt. Good shots from Breese from the top to close out round three.
Tom Breese defeats Keita Nakamura via decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)