TUF 13 Finale Results: Kyle Kingsbury Decisions Fabio Maldonado In Close Contest

The second fight of the main card and airing on Spike TV at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale is Kyle Kingsbury vs. Fabio Maldonado. This is a light heavyweight bout, meaning 205lbs. Kingsbury is a season 8 cast member on Spike TV's 'The Ultimate Fighter'. The referee in charge of the action is Chris Tignoni.

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ROUND 1 - Both fighters standing orthodox. Two leg kicks from the outside on both sides from Kingsbury. They clinch and Kingsbury unloads with knees. Right hand from Maldonado clips Kingsbury, but Kingsbury nails Maldonado with a hard knee. In over pursuing a takedown, Kingsbury almost gets caught in guillotine, but they both stand in a scramble. Left hook twice now for Maldonado. Left and right hook combo from Maldonado finds the mark. Both fighters are trading punches, but Maldonado gets takedown down by Kingsbury off of an outside trip. Maldonado stands landing body shots, but Kingsbury buries a knee into Maldonado's face.

SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Kingsbury.

ROUND 2 - Kingsbury opens with a series of kicks, but then times a punch to drive Maldonado to the mat. He's now in half guard. Maldonado uses the deep half guard sweep, but Kingsbury is able to stand. Head kick nearly lands for Kingsbury. Again Kingsbury drives knees into Maldonado's face. Kingsbury goes for a trip off of a stuffed shot and falls to the ground, but Maldonado lets him back up. Again, Moldanado is taken down, but uses a guillotine to grip and hip tilt to sweep. They both stand. Both fighters resume their similar attacks, but neither able to do much.

SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Kingsbury.

ROUND 3 - Left hook from Maldonado to start the frame. And another. Kingsbury responds with a middle kick. Right hand from Maldonado finds the mark. And now to the body. Left hook to the body from Maldonado. Kingsbury bull rushes a takedown, but Maldonado stands. Hard right hooks to the face and body from Maldonado as they stand. Left hook again from Maldonado. Kingsbury reaches for a single, but Maldonado defends and now they're clinching. Another hard left hook from Maldonado and now he's on top on the ground. The referee restarts the action due to inactivity. Kingsbury tries to turn the corner on a double, but can't get it.

SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Maldonado and the fight 29-28 Maldonado.

UFC results: Kyle Kingsbury defeats Fabio Maldonado by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).

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