UFC 161 (Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson) – Facebook Prelims Live Play By Play & Results

Welcome to the Inside Fights Live Results and PBP for UFC 161.

Yves Jabouin vs. Dustin Pague

Round 1: Jaboin comes out with some nice kicks, Pague catches one and nearly takes him down but Jaboin stops him and drops him with a right. Pague is on his back and Jaboin jumps into his guard. Pague is looking to attack off his back; he’s using his legs to try and set up a sweep, looking for an armbar. Jaboun is defending well, landing a nice elbow in the process.Pague sinks a triangle and nearly has it complete but Jabouin powers out, dropping some big shots onto Pague. Grabs an armbar and Jabouin is caught deep but manages to fight his way out of it. Pague grabs half guard off it as Jabouin is trying to free himself for some strikes. Pague rolls for a heel hook and has it tight and Jabouin lets it go, looking to roll into a knee bar. Pague manages to get top position as Jabouin is scrambling out of it Pague rolls into an head arm triangle and then to a triangle as well. Jabouin gets out and is tagging him, Pague’s face against the cage. Jabouin is landing some shots as the round ends. Pague 10-9

Round 2: Both guys come out trading out of the clinch as Pague is pushing the pace. Beautiful trip throw from Pague as he lands in mount. He’s looking to work a head arm triangle but can’t lock it in. He postures up and is teeing off on Jabouin, who rolls to his stomach and Pague grabs a body triangle on top. He’s looking to set up a rear naked choke as Jabouin rolls to his back. Jabouin is fighting off solidly by playing wrist control but Pague is working slowly. He rolls back into mount and is landing some big shots on Jabouin, Pague looking to grab a head arm triangle. Nice hip escape into half guard for Jabouin off his back as Pague is looking to grab mount. Jabouin escapes lands on top, nearly gets triangled before getting into full guard. This is some first rate grappling and scramble work. Jabouin is eating some big shots from bottom and Pague is looking to roll into an armbar from bottom. Jabouin is getting sloppy and leaving his arm open for it. Jabouin with some nice elbows as he’s looking to grind the round up from top. Pague is looking to roll into an armbar from bottom, round ends as he can’t finish it. 10-9 Pague, 20-18 Pague

Round 3: Jabouin gets a trip takedown out of the clinch early and Pague is looking for that armbar again. Jabouin is getting sloppy with his right arm and Pague is all over it. Jabouin is content to work out of full guard right now and land strikes but Pague is looking to work; Jabouin keeps leaving that arm out and Pague keeps going for that armbar off his back. Jabouin is looking to just hang out of guard right now, not doing much as Pague is dictating the action off his back. We get a standup halfway through the round. Jaboin slips with a spinning kick and Pague hits an illegal knee to the head that the ref doesn’t see. Pague has him on the ground and grabs mount, some solid elbows. He’s looking to grab an armbar but Jabouin is looking to just survive right now. Jaboin scrambles but lands right in a triangle but manages to fight his way out of it. Jabouin is looking to ride out the clock and Pague is attacking, nearly landing a triangle as time expires. 10-9 Pague, 30-27 Pague.

Official decision: 29-28 Pague, 29-28 Jabouin x2


Mitch Clarke vs. John Maguire

Round 1: Both men come out throwing but nothing of note. Lots of low kicks and single punches. Clarke is attacking the front leg but is eating some straights for his efforts. Not a lot of action as Maguire lands a nice combination. It’s becoming pretty monotonous so far; leg kicks from clarks, counters from Maguire. Eye poke from Clarke and we have a break.

Clarke with a nice high kick that lands on the shoulder, Maguire goes in and grabs back control but Maguire is looking to grab a kimura as they back off against the cage. Maguire is looking to take him down and Clarke is looking to get away. Clarke is throwing elbows backwards but isn’t landing, but they look pretty. Maguire jumps on his back with Clarke still standing. He shakes him off as Maguire looks to grab him down, some cage work and we’re separated. Clarke flashes a head kick that doesn’t connect. Maguire goes for a power double that doesn’t connect but manages to spin around in the scramble, Clarke lands some nice elbows to the forearm as the round ends in back control. Clark 10-9

Round 2: Clarke looks for those leg kicks again as Maguire is throwing more as the round begins. He’s being aggressive in between leg kicks from Clarke but isn’t checking them some more. Clarke with some nice overhands and Maguire gets the takedown, Clarke in full guard. Clarke’s looking for the stand up and Maguire is landing some light punches to the body. Clarke is boxing the ears from bottom as we’re getting warning from the ref to get some action. Not much is going on as this is just begging for a standup, Clarke looking to grab a kimura. Clarke rolls and sets up a scramble, gets back on his feet and goes for a crotch lift from a single leg. Can’t finish but Maguire’s not got his back against the cage.Clarke is being active here with some foot stomps and knees to the body. Ref break with 40 seconds left or so, Clarke throwing kicks and following it with shots. Maguire is reacting as Clarke is pressing the pace. Maguire shoots in and grabs back control, round ends as he looks for an awkward heel hook. 10-9 Clarke, 20-18, but a round probably closer than we think

Round 3: Clarke’s the aggressor now as Maguire is reacting, not acting. Maguire goes in for a takedown and Clarke lands a nice knee to the head for his efforts. Big left followed by a nice combination from Clarke. Clarke grabs the body lock and we’re against the cage. Clarke is pressuring him as he’s throwing knees to the body and using foot stomps to stay busy. Break from the ref with three minutes left and Maguire in on that single again, spins to back control and drags him down to the ground. Maguire with the left hook in, then both, as he’s looking to work a RNC with his back against the cage. Switches to a body triangle as we’re playing hand control. right now. Clarke is doing a good job fighting off as Clarke is trying to use the cage to get something happen. Maguire isn’t fighting desperate enough right now; he’s almost content ride it out and wait for it. Clarke rolls him onto his back and Clarke backs out, diving into side control with 20 seconds left. He lands a big punch as he stands up on a prone Maguire. 10-9 Maguire, 29-28 Clarke

Official Decision: Clarke’s the aggressor now as Maguire is reacting, not acting. Maguire goes in for a takedown and Clarke lands a nice knee to the head for his efforts. Big left followed by a nice combination from Clarke. Clarke grabs the body lock and we’re against the cage. Clarke is pressuring him as he’s throwing knees to the body and using foot stomps to stay busy. Break from the ref with three minutes left and Maguire in on that single again, spins to back control and drags him down to the ground. Maguire with the left hook in, then both, as he’s looking to work a RNC with his back against the cage. Switches to a body triangle as we’re playing hand control. right now. Clarke is doing a good job fighting off as Clarke is trying to use the cage to get something happen. Maguire isn’t fighting desperate enough right now; he’s almost content ride it out and wait for it. Clarke rolls him onto his back and Clarke backs out, diving into side control with 20 seconds left. He lands a big punch as he stands up on a prone Maguire. 10-9 Maguire, 29-28 Clarke

Official Decision: 29-28×3 for Clarke

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