UFC Seoul Play by Play and Results: Nam Yui-Chul vs Mike De La Torres

UFC Seoul -  Nam vs De La Torres
UFC Seoul – Nam vs De La Torres

UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, South Korea is going down today, November 28th, 2015, at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena to a sold out crowd of 15,000. This event is headlined by a welterweight bout between Benson Henderson and Jorge Masvidal and includes other notable fighters such as “Stun Gun” Kim Dong-Hyun and “Sexyama” Choo Sung-Hoon competing on this historic night.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is entering the Korean market for the first time and bringing a four fight main card alongside seven preliminary matches which comprises fighters from China, Mexico, Columbia, USA, Brazil and South Korea.

UFC Fight Night 79: Henderson vs Masvidal
November 28th, 2015
Olympic Gymnastics Arena
Seoul, South Korea

Featherweight Match (-65.8kg,-145lb)
Nam Yui-Chul (South Korea) vs Mike De La Torres (USA)

Round 1 – Nam goes for a takedown right out the gate. They clinch against the cage and exchange knees. Torress lands hard rights and drops Nam with a left after they break. For the rest of the round they clinch and break a few times. Nam’s left eye is disaster.

Round 2 – Nam does the same as the first and moves in for a takedown but ends up in the clinch. They clinch fight for a while on the cage. They break and exchange punches but Torres is getting the edge. Nam is desperately diving for takedowns. They clinch over and over and at brief moment break and throw punches.

Round 3 – Torres connects with a knee and Nam seems dazed. Torres rushes in but Nam fends him off with punches. Nam catches Torres’ leg but can’t keep him down. They go back to the center and Torres is putting on a clinic by connecting with various punches. They clinch but break. Torres goes back to countering and defending takedowns.

Result: Mike De La Torres wins via Split Decision (29-28,29-28,28-29)