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Round 1 – Co-main event. Here we are. Both guys strike at close range. Neither of them seeks to be the one who backs down. Good shots from both fighters. Some nice leg kicks land by Landwehr. Onama starts to find a house to his right right. A quick right hook drops Landwehr, but he gets up immediately. It looks OK. Well, he’s not well anymore. Onama drops Landwehr to the canvas and is now on top of him, looking to finish him off. He has his back and does damage. But wait! The Landwehr reverses the position. He is now on top with strong elbows. What a fight. They’re back on their feet and Onama connects with a solid combo. Landwehr is a little beaten, bleeding from the cheekbones. And now Landwehr connects and stuns Onama with a short elbow from the clinch. The bell rings. Incredible fight. MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9, Onama.

Round 2 – Despite dealing worse damage, Landwehr looks cooler here. Yes, Onama is tired. Landwehr immediately puts it on Onama. Landwehr is all over him in the clinch against the cage, landing some solid shots. And Landwehr goes for an anaconda choke and Onama comes out. Landwehr finishes in the lead and takes the back of Onama. There are three minutes left. Landwehr gets too excited and loses position. Onama escapes and the fight resumes. Man, Landwehr takes pictures like nothing. Onama is fading and Landwehr knows it. Landwehr goes for another anaconda choke and Onama is out. Landwehr is back on top, on full horseback, landing some big punches. Onama gets back to his feet after escaping another choking attempt. Landwehr pours it on Onama. There is one minute left. Landwehr puts Onama on the ground and continues the ground and scabbard attack. It continues to the bell. Ridiculous pace. MMA Junkie scores the round 10-8, Landwehr.

Round 3 – It looks like Onama has a bit of a second wind here, he connects with good shots, but Landwehr is much better conditioned here. Now the fatigue is back on Onama a minute later. Landwehr takes advantage of the moment, taunting Onama now and rocking the crowd. Landwehr in complete control over the feet. Certainly not! Onama connects with a big right hand. Landwehr now on defense. What a fight. Landwehr seems fine and he fires back and does most of the damage. Big shots from Onama. There are two minutes left. Landwehr now presses Onama against the cage and makes him work. Another big right for Onama. He’s still in there. Now Landwehr connects with a knee and Onama goes down. Landwehr on the best landing shots, but mostly looking to control the action. He lets Onama come back to his feet to punch him in the last 30 seconds. And Onama drops Landwehr. Landwehr is back and the two swing to the bell. Crazy fight. MMA Junkie scores the round 10-9, Landwehr. Overall 29-27, Landwehr.

Results: Nate Landwehr defeated. David Onama by majority decision (28-28, 29-27, 29-27)
to sum up:
Folders: Nate Landwehr (16-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC), David Onama (10-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Arbitrator: Mike Beltran

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