UFC 137 Results: What we Learned from Scott Jorgensen vs. Jeff Curran

G DAnalyst IIIOctober 30, 2011

In the only bantamweight bout of the evening, Scott Jorgensen took on Jeff Curran in what would end up being one of the more entertaining fights of the evening.

Curran, looking for the first UFC victory of his career, came out swinging for the fences early.

Jorgensen countered Curran's strikes by taking the fight to the ground, scoring points in the judges' scorecards.

Despite being taken down, Curran demonstrated exceptional defense on his back, not allowing Jorgensen to land any effective blows.

Curran escaped only to be taken back down once more, but once again, failed to land any fatal blows.

When the second round began we saw Curran throwing hay-makers, landing an occasional strike to the chin of Jorgensen.

After a punch-takedown attempt, Curran was stuffed and Jorgensen took control.

Curran moved on to attempt a guillotine choke, but Jorgensen escaped and put Curran on his back.

When the third round began, both fighters exchanged strikes before Jorgensen took Curran down again.

While Curran made every attempt to land a triangle choke, Jorgensen demonstrated excellent submission defense.

When the fight finally reached the end of Round 3, the judges' scorecards ruled Jorgensen victorious via unanimous decision.

In a losing effort, Curran proved he is one of the best strikers in the bantamweight division today.

Curran also demonstrated an overwhelming amount of submission attempts despite not connecting on a finisher.

Jorgensen once again proved his legitimacy in the 135-pound weight division, by taking down Curran on several occasions throughout the night.

But, the most impressive thing Jorgensen showed us was his ability to defend against the submission.


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