UFC on FUEL TV 3: Jeff Curran vs. Johnny Eduardo Round-by-Round Review

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Round 1: Curran holding the center; Eduardo stings him with a hard right leg kick. It's an evenly matched bout so far, with little significant offense landing for either man. Eduardo doing the most work with a stinging right leg kick. Curran has absorbed several damaging kicks. Curran catches a hard right hand that hurts him. He takes another hard leg kick at the end of the round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Eduardo

Round 2: Eduardo's leg kicks are terrifying and he's absolutely punishing Curran with them to start off this round. Another one lands home for Eduardo and Curran shows the impact. Curran is hanging tough, throwing front kicks, but he's getting picked apart. Curran trying to get inside with strikes, but Eduardo just keeps feeding him leg kicks. Eduardo puts his hands on Curran when he manages to close the distance. Curran so far throwing side kicks and front kicks with his chewed up leg; he hasn't looked for the takedown yet. Two more hard leg kicks land for Eduardo. Curran manages to put a one-two together. Curran shoots for the takedown from outside and Eduardo defends easily. Eduardo cracks Curran with a hard punch and finishes off with a solid flurry.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Eduardo

Round 3: Right off the bat, another hard leg kick. Curran coming forward more aggressively, but Eduardo is holding his ground and making him pay with hard combinations. Curran shoots for the takedown behind an overhand right, but Eduardo shakes him off with ease. Eduardo stings Curran with a left hand. Eduardo tries to stop the fight for an eyepoke; the crowd goes crazy because it came off of Curran's most significant combination and the ref says he didn't see it. Curran starting to put his hands together now, stalking after Eduardo. Eduardo complains of a head butt or eyepoke, but the fight goes on. Curran able to land his jab, partly because of Eduardo's damaged right eye. Eduardo denies Curran of the clinch. The round is winding to a close and Curran is pressing forward and landing combinations. Eduardo takes a few and ends the round on his bike.

FightLine scores the round 10-10

Johnny Eduardo defeated Jeff Curran via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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