UFC Jacksonville: Hunter Azure vs. Brian Kelleher Play-By-Play

On the preliminary card, undefeated bantamweight Hunter Azure returned to fight the experienced Brian Kelleher. Here’s a play-by-play of the matchup.

Live coverage of the entire card can be seen here.

Bout 2: Hunter Azure (8-0) vs. Brian Kelleher (20-10) (Bantamweight)

Undefeated Hunter Azure fought Brian Kelleher in the next matchup. The first round was only stand-up, with both fighters keeping a fair distance from each other when not dipping in for strikes. Kelleher put Azure against the cage with over a minute left. The fight returned to striking moments later.

Azure was stringing together good combinations in the second round, keeping the fast pace he held in the second round. Kelleher finished a combination with a right hook with under two minutes to go. Kelleher connected with a left hook moments later that dropped Azure. Kelleher landed two hammerfist strikes before the fight ended.

RESULT: Brian Kelleher def. Hunter Azure via KO, Left Hook (RD 2, 3:40)

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Azure 9
Kelleher 10

 

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