Next up in the co-main event of the evening, Donald Cerrone (36-15-1NC) is back in action in the welterweight division. Cerrone faces off against the unorthodox Niko Price (14-5-1NC).
Leg kick lands for Cerrone but Price counters with a right hand. Body kick and straight left hand lands for Price. Price forces the clinch and lands a big elbow. Price is very aggressive early, he lands two big right hands. Nice knee from Cerrone land to the body. Cerrone gets into a clinch but he eats a knee. Knee to the body lands for Cerrone. Head kick blocked by Price. Uppercut lands for Cerrone after a body kick. The action is stopped momentarily for an eye poke. The referee takes a point away from Price. Price lands a right hand and Cerrone lands a low kick in return. Jab lands for Cerrone. Left hook lands for Price and he blocks a head kick. Takedown attempt blocked by Price. The referee stops the action again for an eye poke. Big leg kick lands for Cerrone as the round ends.
Price takes the center of the cage and pressures Ceronne. Low calf kick lands for Price. Price lands a right hand and keeps pressuring Cerrone. Jab lands for Cerrone. Nice right hand from Cerrone who then evades the punches from Price. Price lands a jab. Low kick from Price lands, followed by a right hand. Spinning back kick to the liver lands for Cerrone. Cerrone eats a left hand and fails to finish a takedown. Push kick lands for Price who then eats a left hand. Body kicks land for Price. Jab lands for Cerrone and then an elbow. Price lands a right hook and misses with the next one. End of the round.
Nice one-two combination lands for Ceronne, he attempts a takedown but Price defends well. Right-hand lands for Price, he eats a body kick in return. Low kick lands for Cerrone. Cerrone gets the back mount position and tries to get Price down. Price gets out of the position and welcomes Cerrone back to his feet. Cerrone lands a knee but eats a right hand. Both fighters exchange punches a the fight ends.
Official results: Donald Cerrone and Niko Price exit the octagon after a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28).
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