Miss the event live, or just want to relive the action from UFC 136? Well here’s ESPN‘s brief highlight video of the featherweight championship bout between Jose Aldo, and Kenny Florian.
Also, since 30 seconds isn’t enough, here’s the complete play-by-play from the fight:
UFC Featherweight Championship – Jose Aldo vs. Kenny Florian – Round 1 – Florian with leg kicks early. Aldo tries to wade forward with some punches and lands a left hand. Big punch rocks Florian but he’s back on his toes trying to come forward. Right hand lands for Florian. Kenny tries for a takedown and Aldo bounces back up. Florian with another takedown. Florian takes Aldo’s back standing and Aldo tries to grab a kimura. Uppercut by Aldo just misses and Florian ducks under a hook but can’t get the takedown. Florian pushes Aldo into the cage. 10-9 Florian for controlling the action.
Round 2 – Leg kick by Florian. Left hand lands for Aldo. Aldo tries to land a right hand but Forian blocks it. The crowd boos the slow action and Florian’s brother yells to listen to him, not the crowd. Aldo with a sharp leg kick. Leg kick by Aldo again. And one in return by Kenny. Head kick by Florian is blocked. Head kick by Aldo is blocked. Aldo throws Kenny aside but misses the kick to follow up. Florian misses the takedown and Aldo lands a right hand and a leg kick. Leg kick by Florian lands hard. Florian looking for a takedown but can’t get it as the round ends. 10-9 Aldo, close round.
Round 3 – Leg kick and body kick by Florian. Aldo with an uppercut and now a straight right. Left hook by Aldo. He’s getting a little more loose with his strikes now. Leg kick and two hard punches by Aldo. Knee lands for Aldo. Right hand again by Aldo and this is a good round for him. Takedown attempt by Florian and Aldo reverses and ends up in mount. Florian gets out of mount and Aldo is in side control. Aldo still on top landing a punch. Florian manages to get to his feet. 10-9 Aldo.
Round 4 – Right hand by Aldo. A lot of missed strikes and this round is much more of a grind. Florian has Aldo up against the cage looking for the takedown but cant’ get it. Right hand by Aldo and a left hook. Florian just missed with an elbow on the break. Right hand by Florian. 10-9 Aldo again on my card.
Round 5 – Florian pushing Aldo into the cage. Florian with an attempt to kick and Aldo pushes him to the mat. Aldo stands over Florian for a while landing kicks to the thigh before they’re back to standing. Aldo pushes him into the fence. Aldo with another round won and that should do it. 10-9 Aldo makes it 49-46 on my card.
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