A battle between two Ultimate Fighter winners takes place at UFC Fight Night 38 between TUF Brazil 2 winner Leonardo Santos and TUF Smashes winner Norman Parke. This will be Santos’ first UFC fight outside of the TUF Brazil tournament. Parke is 3-0 so far in his UFC career and will be looking to make it 4-0 against Santos. Get the result for this fight below:
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Lightweight Bout: Leonardo Santos (12-3) vs. Norman Parke (19-2)
Round 1: Leg kick from Santos gets the bout started. Santos responds with one of his own. Body kick from Parke. A game of anything you can do I can do better breaks out as Santos kicks Parke in the body as well. Eye poke from Santos causes a brief pause in the bout. Head kick from Santos is blocked by Parke. Uppercut from Santos. Straight left from Parke. Parke initiates the clinch and pushes Santos against the cage. The referee breaks the two men up and the fight resumes in the center of the cage. Left hand from Parke lands. Headkick from Parke. Counter right lands for Santos. The round ends there. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 for Santos.
Round 2: Leg kicks from Parke open up the second round. Jab from Parke. Left uppercut lands for Santos. Santos clinches up with Parke, but ends up with his back against the cage. 1-2 combination from Santos that is countered by a hard Parke left hand. Santos shoots for a takedown but is stuffed. Takedown from Parke where he grabbed the shorts, which causes the referee to deduct a point. The fight resumes and Parke pushes forward for a takedown. Head kick from Santos. Parke pushes Santos against the cage but isn’t doing much with it. The fighters exit and each land good combinations before Parke pushes Santos against the cage. Parke takes Santos’ back as the round ends. SciFighting scores the round 9-9 (19-18 Santos).
Round 3: Parke trying to brawl to start round three. He’s definitely looking for the finish. Parke clinches with Santos and pushes him against the cage. Short uppercuts from Santos in the clinch. Santos is unable to move off of the cage, but isn’t taking much damage. Parking picking up the velocity on the uppercuts against the cage. The referee breaks the men after a brief period of inactivity. Parke immediately clinches with Santos and pushes him back against the cage. Parke searching for the takedown, but was unable to get it. The ref breaks them up again and the fighters throw big punches in the center of the cage. Santos shoots for a takedown but gets stuffed and put against the cage. Parke looking for takedowns and throwing short strikes but neither of them are effective. Ten seconds left and Parke lands a brief takedown. The fight ends with both men clinched. SciFighting scores the round 10-9 Parke and the fight a 28-28 draw.
Official Decision: Leonardo Santos and Norman Parke fight to a Majority Draw (29-27 Santos, 28-28, 28-28)
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