UFC on ESPN 19: Gabriel Benitez vs. Justin Jaynes Play-by-Play

Justin Jaynes and Gabriel Benitez competed on UFC’s “Fight Night” card on Saturday. Their lightweight fight went like this.

Bout 6: Gabriel Benitez (21-8) vs. Justin Jaynes (16-5) (Lightweight)

Benitez had a quick start, chasing Jaynes down with fast strikes. The fighters took turns being the fighter advancing. A pause came in the third minute after Benitez was accidentally poked in the eye. Benitez had a minute of controlling the fight after, pressuring Jaynes with punches and knees that connected. A pause came for a moment as Jaynes was accidentally struck in the groin. Benitez landed a hard knee to the body during an exchange that dropped Jaynes, finishing the fight.

RESULT: Gabriel Benitez def. Justin Jaynes via TKO, Strikes (RD 1, 4:06)

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total

Live coverage of the entire card can be viewed here.

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