UFC 150 Round-by-Round Review: Dustin Pague vs. Chico Camus


Dustin Pague vs. Chico Camus

Our first FX prelim features bantamweights Dustin Pague (11-6) and Chico Camus (11-3). The referee will be Tom Johnson.

Round 1: Pague with a big left to start, followed by a spinning kick. Pague with a jab, but Camus counters right back. Left courtesy of Pague lands, but Camus catches a kick and throws Pague to his back, winding up in a good position against the cage. Pague with a triangle on the body, attempting to work it towards the head. Pague continuing to land some nasty elbows while still working for the submission.

Camus has been in this triangle-body lock for a while now, but it appears that Pague is losing the hold, and he does. Under a minute to go and Camus is landing some nice blows from the top. Pague nearly locks an arm/shoulder submission up, but Camus rolls out and escapes.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Pague

Round 2: Camus fires off a combo, but Pague catches a kick and flips Camus to the ground. Camus blocks a nice elbow attempt by Pague and gets to his feet, landing a nice jab. Camus doing a nice job of working for control on the mat after landing a big strike. Camus goes into side control, but Pague able to get back to full guard without taking any damage from Camus. A minute to go in the round and Pague looks to be trying for another triangle. Camus hitting Pague with some nice elbows from the top position.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Camus

Round 3: Pague right away gets a body lock and is attempting to secure a choke less than 30 seconds into the round. Pague in control right now, pulling the arms back and landing some nice shots to the head and body. Camus slips out and is now in control, landing a nice left strike that has cut Pague open over his right eye. Camus not showing any Octagon jitters in his debut fight, working to mount Pague now with just under two minutes to go in the round. Pague locks up a leg, and is trying to secure an arm but Camus powers him back to the canvas. Camus in full mount again, unloading on Pague and taking his back. Camus attempting to get a rear-naked choke locked in with 30 seconds to go in the middle of the Octagon. Camus locks in one-arm, but Pague says he is fine and the clock expires.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Camus

Chico Camus def. Dustin Pague via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

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