Gilbert Melendez vs. Arnold Allen

Round One: The round begins with Allen attacking Melendez with a high kick, Melendez comes forward and attacks Allen with combinations. Allen starts attacking Melendez with some leg kicks, Allen starts nailing Melendez with a few lefts. Melendez comes forward while clocking Allen with combinations, Allen briefly drops Melendez with a leg kick. Allen stuns a swinging Melendez with some punching combinations of his own, Allen backs Melendez into the cage wall after throwing a few more lefts. Allen continuously nails the midsection of Melendez with left hooks, Allen nails Melendez with a spinning back kick to the upper body as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Allen

Round Two: The round begins with Melendez attacking Allen with some leg kicks, Allen attacks Melendez with lefts and some high kicks. Allen cracks Melendez with some punching combinations, Allen then pops Melendez with a two punch combination. Allen goes back to attacking the midsection of Melendez with left hooks, Allen also cracks Melendez with a ton of left uppercuts. Allen backs Melendez into the cage wall while swinging away at each other, Melendez and Allen get into a brief striking exchange before the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Allen (Overall Score: 20-18 for Allen)

Round Three: The round begins with Allen attacking Melendez with some leg kicks, Melendez comes forward while swinging away at Allen. Allen grabs Melendez and gets him up against the cage wall, Allen scores a takedown on Melendez and he gets the full guard. Allen gets up and Melendez scrambles to his feet a short time later, Melendez nails Allen with a two punch combination. Allen backs up a swinging Melendez with a two punch combination, Melendez then hits Allen with an elbow strike and left hook. Melendez comes forward and he nails Allen with a right, Allen comes forward while attempting multiple high kicks against Melendez. Allen backs Melendez into the cage wall while kicking away at him, the fighters exchange blows as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Allen (Final Score: 30-27 for Allen)

Official Result: Arnold Allen def. Gilbert Melendez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Diego Sanchez vs. Michael Chiesa

Round One: The round begins with Sanchez scoring a takedown on Chiesa and he gets the half guard, Chiesa sweeps Sanchez and he gets back control. Chiesa rolls for an arm bar and Sanchez escapes to regain top position, Chiesa scrambles to his feet and Sanchez drags him back to the ground. Chiesa gets up and he nails Sanchez with a combination, Chiesa clinches with Sanchez and the two exchange knee strikes. Chiesa scores a takedown on Sanchez and he gets back control, Chiesa attacks Sanchez with ground and pound. Chiesa nails Sanchez with a series of elbow strikes while on his back, Sanchez gets free and he gets Chiesa against the cage wall as they stand up. Sanchez scores a takedown on Chiesa and Chiesa sweeps him to get top positioning, Chiesa goes back to attacking Sanchez with ground and pound. Chiesa gets back control and Sanchez stands up as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Chiesa

Round Two: The round begins with Chiesa scoring a takedown on Sanchez and he gets top position, Chiesa attacks Sanchez with ground and pound upon gaining back control. Sanchez scrambles to his feet and Chiesa gets him against the cage wall, Chiesa attacks Sanchez with a multiple strike combination before scoring another takedown. Chiesa goes back to attacking Sanchez with ground and pound, Sanchez rolls for a knee bar and Chiesa escapes to get back control. Chiesa attacks Sanchez with more ground and pound, Sanchez scrambles back to his feet while holding onto Chiesa. Chiesa scores another takedown on Sanchez and he gets the half guard, Chiesa looks for a kimura as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Chiesa (Overall Score: 20-18 for Chiesa)

Round Three: The round begins with Sanchez taking a few swings at Chiesa, Chiesa scores a takedown on Sanchez and he gets back control. Sanchez scrambles to get free and both fighters get back to their feet, Chiesa scores another takedown on Sanchez and he gets the half guard. Chiesa transitions to back control and Sanchez scrambles to his feet, Chiesa drags Sanchez back to the ground while keeping back control. Chiesa looks for a rear naked choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Chiesa (Final Score: 30-27 for Chiesa)

Official Result: Michael Chiesa def. Diego Sanchez by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

#6 Jan Blachowicz vs. #3 (MW) Luke Rockhold

Round One: The round begins with Rockhold attacking Blachowicz with some kicks to the midsection, Blachowicz responds with kicks of his own. Rockhold grabs Blachowicz and gets him against the cage wall, Rockhold starts hunting for takedowns against Blachowicz. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, Blachowicz starts cracking Rockhold with some elbow strikes to the head. The fighters separate and Rockhold goes for more high kicks, Blachowicz starts attacking Rockhold with some leg kicks. Blachowicz nails Rockhold with a kick to the midsection, Blachowicz avoids a kick before nailing Rockhold with a right. Blachowicz clobbers Rockhold with a head kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Blachowicz

Round Two: The round begins with Rockhold charging forward and nailing Blachowicz with a combination, Blachowicz starts attacking Rockhold with some leg kicks. Rockhold grabs Blachowicz and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Blachowicz crushes Rockhold with a left hook, Blachowicz pounces on a downed Rockhold and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #6 Jan Blachowicz def. #3 (MW) Luke Rockhold by KO via strikes (1:39, R2)

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