UFC On FUEL TV 4 Results: Mark Munoz Thoroughly Dominated, Knocked Out By Chris Weidman

UFC On FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman actually turned out to be a more entertaining card fight-wise than UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen, even without the drama of a championship fight in the main event. The evening finished with a tilt between Mark Munoz, a California-based fighter who was trying to make his name for a title shot, and Chris Weidman, who was trying to remain undefeated and make a case for yet another step up in competition.

From the start of the fight, Weidman took Munoz's back and threatened a submission. When Munoz got back to his feet, Weidman landed a knee and got a headlock, controlling Munoz for the first two minutes before moving into a guillotine choke and almost submitting Munoz. Weidman landed some short elbows and then tried to go for an armbar, and then a kimura. He was, to say the least, very active in the submission game.

He went for a mounted guillotine, and then Munoz tried to get up and Weidman hooked up the headlock yet again. The first round came to an end a clear 10-9 for Weidman. Round two came along and Weidman scored another takedown, but Munoz had a great escape. They get back to standing, and Munoz throws a very sloppy punch and is caught with a brutal right elbow counter by Weidman, who fell down on top of Munoz and threw vicious ground and pound to score a knockout victory.

It was potentially a 10-8 round one and a vicious, cerebral knockout in round two. There is not a single better kind of performance you can have in the UFC. You want to be able to dominate a round and then finish impressively in the second. It should it's not a fluke. Weidman walks away with a 9-0 record.

For recaps of the rest of the undercard, you can see our main card recap here and our preliminary card recap here.

For more on mixed martial arts in general, check out everything we have to offer over at MMA Fighting and Bloody Elbow.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Bay Area

You must be a member of SB Nation Bay Area to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Bay Area. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Bay Area

You must be a member of SB Nation Bay Area to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Bay Area. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.