Uriah Hall generated a lot of buzz during his time on the Ultimate Fighter given his remarkable power. However, his UFC career has been up and down. Fighting a consistently high level of competition, he has dropped four of his last five. Bevon Lewis is the least established opponent Hall has fought in a while, unbeaten but unproven.
Round 1. The fighters come out aggressively, with Lewis in particular wasting no time looking to land big shots. He lands a series of knees in a clinch and then breaks it off. Lewis lands a clean right hand and just keeps coming. As the round progresses, Lewis slows down his pace and both fighters approach the other with more caution. 10-9 Lewis.
Round 2. The pace is much slower in the second than the start of the first. Both men are throwing plenty of leg kicks and neither is landing much of consequence. Lewis lands a hook and then a head kick. Hall answers with a spinning back kick to the body. Lewis catches a kick and takes control of Hall’s body on the feet. Against the cage, Lewis lands a series of hard knees to Hall’s butt. On the break, Hall connects with a hard spinning back kick to the body and Hall follows with some nice punches at the close of the round. 10-9 Lewis.