Austin Hubbard, Max Rohskopf, UFC Vegas 3

Austin Hubbard wins via TKO as Rohskopf quits on his stool

The world’s largest MMA promotion is back in Las Vegas, Nevada for the fourth-consecutive week tonight, Saturday, June 20.

UFC on ESPN 11 takes place inside the UFC Apex and is headlined by heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov. The co-main event features a featherweight clash between Shane Burgos and Josh Emmett.

UFC on ESPN 11 kicks off with a lightweight bout between Austin Hubbard and Max Rohskopf. Hubbard who is 1-2 in his UFC run (11-4 overall), was originally slated to face Joe Solecki. In an unfortunate turn of events, Solecki was forced to withdraw for reasons beyond his control. Stepping in for Solecki will be undefeated (5-0), Max Rohskopf. Rohskopf enters his UFC debut, fresh off of a 59 second anaconda choke victory at Titan, 59 in February. Hubbard is coming into this bout looking to rebound from dropping a decision to Mark O. Madison at UFC 248.

Here is how the lightweight bout between Austin Hubbard and Max Rohskopf went down at UFC on ESPN 11, including round-by-round scoring. For full results of the event, check them out right here.

The fighters touch gloves to get the contest underway. Hubbard commits first with a leg kick that misses. Rohskopf fires a hook kick that misses it’s mark as well. The fighters exchange low kicks. Rohskopf looks to utilize his distance with a slight feeling out process. He comes forward landing an overhand left as Hubbard lands 1-2 combination.

Rohskopf switches it up by getting the contest to the mat and lands in side control. Hubbard is able to force a scramble and works his his way back to his feet, landing a knee on the way out. Rohskopf wastes no time to change levels and get the bout to the floor, again. Rohskopf rolls from Heelok to kneebar, keeping Hubbard on the defense at all times.

Hubbard works his way back to his feet walks Rohskopf down but gets hit with a body kick while landing his own hook over the top. With under a minute left both fighters touch each other a bit with Hubbard landing a huge straight right hand. Rohskopf attempts a spinning hook kick at the last second but misses.

MyMMANews Scores it 10-9 for Austin Hubbard

Round 2:

Rohskopf wastes no time rolling for a leg and gets the bout the ground. He looks for a mounted guillotine but Hubbard is able to work his way out, and get to his feet once more. Hubbard lands a huge left hook to the body followed by a right hand up top. Rohskopf attempts to return fire, with nothing significant landing. Hubbard fires a body shot, but is warned for landing a tad low. Hubbard wastes no time pushing another teep kick, and gets loose switching it up between leg kicks to straight rights, landing flush. Halfway through the round and Hubbard behinds to tee off on Rohskopf, landing hard left hooks to straight rights. Hubbards boxing is really showing in this round, as Rohskopf looks like he’s wilting.

Hubbard keeps the pressure up landing shot after shot, leg kick to teep kick. Rohskopf is cut on the side of his left eye, however, Hubbard is targeting all of Rohskopf anatomy. Landing hard and flush shots with he lands.

MyMMANews Scores it 10-9 for Austin Hubbard

Rohskopf doesn’t answer the bell for the 3rd round, declaring the winner via 2nd round TKO: Austin Hubbard

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