The third fight of the pay-per-view portion of UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber 2 is Dennis Siver vs. Matt Wiman. This is a lightweight fight, meaning 155 pounds. Both fighters are looking to put consecutive wins together in the ultra-competitive lightweight division. The referee in charge of the action is
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ROUND 1 - Siver opens up with an outside leg kick, both fighters standing orthodox. Wiman dives for a leg without a set-up and Siver shrugs it off. Both fighters exchange leg kicks. Wiman gets a takedown from a turn, but Siver stands and now they're both standing against the cage. Wiman uses an Iranian lift to chase the takedown from a failed single and is now pressing Siver into the fence. Wiman backs out after a guillotine attempt. Siver gets a body lock takedown and puts Wiman on his back. Wiman sits down and turns his base over to take Siver down just before the round expires.
SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Siver.
ROUND 2 - Wiman opens the round pressing Siver into the fence off of a single. Wiman changing angles and entries of attack on the single, but still can't get it. Wiman finally gets the angle and puts Siver on his back. Wiman beginning to rain elbows on Siver is bleeding profusely on his forehead. Wiman just damaging Siver at this point. Round ends there.
SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Wiman.
ROUND 3 - Siver opens the round with a leg kick. Wiman attempts a double, doesn't get it, so hits the re-shot. Siver escapes. Spinning back kick from Siver misses the mark from Siver. Outside leg kick for Wiman. Both fighters exchange with Wiman landing a right at the end. In a scramble against the fence, Wiman jumps guillotine, but couldn't get it. Both fighters stand. Wiman catches a kick and kicks out Siver's supporting leg to get the takedown. Siver's out after a short scramble and lands his own leg kick that buckles Wiman. Wiman wins the scramble and puts Siver back on his back.
SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Wiman and the fight 29-28 Wiman.
UFC 132 results: Dennis Siver defeats Matt Wiman by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)