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Max Holloway Handles Justin Lawrence at UFC 150

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
August 11th, 2012
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A featherweight affair between Max Holloway (Pictured) and Justin Lawrence kicked off Saturday’s “UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar” pay-per-view broadcast. 

Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a lightweight title rematch between current champ Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar.

Betting Line:

 

Favorite (-) Underdog (+)

Max Holloway +105
Justin Lawrence -125

Here is the play-by-play from Holloway and Lawrence:

1stRound:

Lawrence connects with an overhand right. He follows up with a left hook. Holloway lands an accidental kick to the groin and time is called. Game on. Holloway tags him with a left hook, but got taken down momentarily for his efforts. Blood is trickling down from the right side of Lawrence’s forehead. Holloway scores with a knee to the grill. Lawrence counters with a one-two combination. Holloway clocks him with a head kick. Lawrence takes another shot to the groin just as the horn blares. Close round to score.

2ndRound:

Lawrence is starting to work his kicks. He lands a spinning back-fist. Holloway clobbers him with a straight right. Lawrence’s takedown attempt gets stuffed. Lawrence beginning to beat the Hawaiian to the punch on a more consistent basis. Holloway thwarts another takedown try. Holloway gets him with a right hand and knee to the midsection. Holloway drops him with a vicious left to the body. He’s giving Lawrence the business. Game. Set. Match, Holloway.

Official Result:

Max Holloway Defeated Justin Lawrence via TKO (Punches) at 4:49 in the 2ndRound

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