Benito Lopez Puts On A Show, Flies All Over The Octagon In Win Over Albert Morales | UFC Results

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is offering a entertaining night of fights in Fresno, Calif. tonight, Dec. 9. This time, the world’s most famous mixed martial arts promotion is hosting UFC Fight Night 123 inside the Save Mart Center for fight fans tuning in from around the world. The main event is set to see featherweights Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega go toe-to-toe for the Fresno crowd. That in mind, the UFC is just now kicking off the main card for the night’s event. Here is a look at the UFC results for the night’s first main card match up.

Kicking things off on the night’s FS1 main card, Team Alpha Male’s Benito Lopez and bantamweight Albert Morales are throwing down in a war for division supremacy.

Lopez opened the fight with a bang, rushing in with a flurry of blows on his opponent. Morales responded with a combination of his own, but the fighter ended up being dropped by the Team Alpha Male trained competitor.

From the ground, Lopez managed to pummel his opponent with some brutal ground and pound. However, Morales was able to make it back to his feet. With one minute left in the round, Morales managed to take the back of his opponent from the standing position against the fence. However, Lopez defended his opponent’s attempt to line up a rear-naked choke attempt until the end of the round.

Lopez continued to control the pace of the fight in the second round, putting Morales on his back foot with a series of combinations. Halfway through round two, Lopez rocked Morales with a head kick and a series of liver shots.

The two MMA warriors continued to brawl at an exciting pace for the final minute of the second round, offering one of the most intense fights so appear so far on the night’s card.

Lopez began lashing out brutal body shots in the opening moments of the third round, establishing the fighter’s control of the pace. As the fight persisted, both competitors appeared to be slowing down after their high intensity war for the first two rounds.

With a minute left in the fight, Morales and Lopez began to bring things back to a phenomenal pace. Bloodied and bruised, the two MMA warriors finished out the final round of the octagon performances with a brutal flurry.

UFC Results: Benito Lopez def. Albert Morales via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

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