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Aaron Simpson vs. Ronny Markes

Main Card | Middleweight · 185 lbs | MMA

Ronny Markes defeats Aaron Simpson via 3 Round Decision

Ronny Markes
Mmaweekly large Aaron "A-Train" Simpson

Markes
Decision
Round 3

12-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   11-2-0
Climbed to 13-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 11-3
-135 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +110 (Near Even)
Br Brazil   Nationality   Us United States
Orlando, Florida   Fighting out of   Phoenix, Arizona
23 years, 9 months, 3 weeks, 4 days   Age at Fight   37 years, 6 months, 3 weeks, 5 days
185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
75.0" (191cm)   Reach   73.0" (185cm)
Xtreme Couture (Other)
Kimura (Other)
  Gym   Power MMA
UFC on FUEL TV 1
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC on FUEL TV 1: Ellenberger vs. Sanchez
  • Date: Wednesday 02.15.2012 at 08:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Jim Axtell
  • Venue: CenturyLink Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 7 of 9)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Kenny Florian
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
  • Simpson Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Markes Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Simpson vs. Markes Wiki Update Wiki

Round 1:


The fight began and the fighters touched gloves. They felt each other out for a bit then Simpson came forward with punches but Markes countered and hurt him, he then looked for a takedown against the cage. Simpson defended but Markes got an over/under clinch. Markes controlled Simpson for a bit before the ref broke them up. Simpson winged a huge over hand right but missed. Two leg kicks landed on Simpson. Markes landed a 3 punch combination that backed Simpson up. He followed up with a few strikes and Simpson stunned him with a jab. He then surprised Markes with a huge uppercut that dropped him hard, and he looked for a finish with some ground and pound. Markes controlled A-Train’s posture in his guard and looked for an armbar, but no luck. The ref stood them up after Markes kicked him off. Simpson circled, throwing a lot of feints, then Markes landed a couple punches. Markes appeared recovered. Simpson looked for a takedown against the cage as the round ended.


Round 2:


Markes took control of the center of the ring early. Simpson landed an overhand right. Markes landed a few leg kicks as Florian comically observes, “the leg kicks of Markes are marking the legs of Simpson." Simpson gets a clinch against the cage but Markes escaped. Another leg kick from Markes. Markes landed a nice elbow and a 3 piece combination to follow it up. Again he defended a takedown from Simpson. Simpson looked for a takedown against the cage. Markes turned it around and got a takedown of his own. Markes looked to pass Simpson’s half guard and the fans boo almost immediately. Simpson looked for a deep half but ate some shots before scrambling back to his feet. More clinching, Markes is the aggressor this time. A competitive round two comes to an end with Markes seemingly edging Simpson out to even up the scorecards.


Round 3:


Simpson immediately looked for a takedown but he couldn’t get it. Another leg kick from Markes. Nice punch from Markes, then another leg kick. Again, more clinching. Nice body punch from Simpson. Right hand from Markes found the mark. A flying knee attempt from Markes then they clinched again. The fans began to boo. Markes is the aggressor in the clinch. Simpson pushed forward with punches but ate an uppercut and a knee. Simpson shot a nice double leg but Markes used a whizzer to defend it. Simpson with a body lock but he let it go. Markes landed a bomb which may have dropped Simpson, but he may have slipped. Markes took Simpson’s back and tried to drag him down. Simpson turned around and got double legged. Markes likely edged Simpson out in another close round.


The official result saw Ronny Markes defeat Aaron Simpson via decision (split).


Play by play contributed by minotauro11.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:35 PM ET
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Simpson vs. Markes Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1109  
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Simpson vs. Markes Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Heading to @Powermmafitness for the first day if kids wrestling. Looking forward to developing character and teaching work ethic...plus fun
5 days, 3 hours, and 49 minutes
after
All good here. Bader on his way to Japan. You?“@MeansTim: @aaronsimpson @ryanbader how is everything?”
4 days, 22 hours, and 10 minutes
after
Sign up for #Zumba @powermmafitness Starts this Wednesday morning!
4 days, 2 hours, and 28 minutes
after
Thanks. You too. RT @3lone: @aaronsimpson Have a blessed Sunday bruh!
3 days, 23 hours, and 18 minutes
after
Goodluck! Whoop their ass. RT @storleystorm: Getting ready for Weigh-ins here in a bit Iowa first time to go! #gopherwrestling
3 days, 23 hours, and 3 minutes
after
National Duals Preview | NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals Finals | Flowrestling | Flowrestling http://t.co/LcsxSrbE via @flowrestling
3 days, 9 hours, and 34 minutes
after
Thanks bud. That makes me feel better. RT @riverben2401: @aaronsimpson sorry you lost the fight but you are still my hero :)
3 days, 8 hours, and 6 minutes
after
Meant @jordinsparks acted @vytphoenix
3 days, 4 hours, and 24 minutes
after
Just took the kids to watch Charlotte's Web @vytphoenix They had fun. @jordansparks acted there back in the day.
3 days, 4 hours, and 23 minutes
after
Amateur MMA RT @TheJustinBecker: @aaronsimpson for an adult who wants to learn how to wrestle what class do u recommend @powermmafitness?
3 days and 46 minutes
after
Freestyle Wrestling starts at @powermmafitness on Monday. Sign your kids up asap! Gonna teach em how to throw!
3 days and 3 minutes
after
“@MrAzadWatch: Happy bday 2my little baby boy... Daddy loves u....”
2 days, 19 hours, and 58 minutes
after
what's up? When you coming out again? “@MeansTim: @ryanbader @aaronsimpson @Powermmafitness just want to say what up miss the weather
2 days, 19 hours, and 55 minutes
after
in Prescott “@Cessna47Bravo: @aaronsimpson you told me there was a BJJ program at embry-riddle who's the instructor?”
2 days, 19 hours, and 54 minutes
after
it's comparable to everyone in the valley. “@carterAZcombat: @aaronsimpson what do you guys charge a month for BJJ?”
2 days, 9 hours, and 26 minutes
after
Drop in and talk to @ry_macneil “@carterAZcombat: @aaronsimpson what do you guys charge a month for BJJ?”
2 days, 9 hours, and 25 minutes
after
it depends. “@Tunis_Cat: @aaronsimpson Hey Aaron, who's hotter: you or Ashley Simpson?”
2 days, 9 hours, and 21 minutes
after
Now ur talkin! RT @Jayhieron: The RHINO.RT @aaronsimpson: Thunder down under @arielhelwani
2 days, 3 hours, and 43 minutes
after
Good point RT @arielhelwani: @aaronsimpson good one. I'm sure my old man would love that.
2 days, 3 hours, and 41 minutes
after
Thanks. @18jadepearls
1 day, 9 hours, and 36 minutes
after
Thanks bro. RT @ZACKFISH85: @aaronsimpson think you would kill everyone in that class!! would be a machine at 170!!!
1 day, 7 hours, and 16 minutes
after
Thanks @mrazadwatch for the sponsorship. Love the watches!
1 day, 7 hours, and 13 minutes
after
Thanks again everyone. Looking forward to getting home and spending time with my kids and family. I do appreciate the kind words.
22 hours and 11 minutes
after
Thanks Tony for your support also. It means a lot. @MicroTechCEO @MicroTechBUZZ
22 hours and 10 minutes
after
Thanks for everyone's kind words. Had a tough time dealing with his size. Weighed 191 this am, so thinking about a move to 170. Hate losing.
21 hours and 58 minutes
after
Please check out my new sponsor @azadwatchnyc
2 hours and 5 minutes
before
Who? RT @AZST8ER: @aaronsimpson What did Trev do?
3 days, 2 hours, and 8 minutes
before
Backside http://t.co/nKlHgNJv
3 days, 2 hours, and 17 minutes
before
My fight shorts @headrushbrand @MicroTechBUZZ @MicroTechCEO #AmericanEthanol #Hayabusa #kaiwaa #WestCoastAuthentics #AzadWatches Thank You
3 days, 2 hours, and 18 minutes
before
Awesome. RT @NSVOBODA5: @aaronsimpson very cool. Go Big Red! Will be watching u from the 5th row Wednesday. Good luck man
3 days, 13 hours, and 27 minutes
before
A-Train and @microtechceo teaming up for @ufc on @FUELTV #TeamMicroTech
3 days, 15 hours, and 53 minutes
before
Horrible “@SeaShepherd: Taiji: A skiff carrying live juveniles returned to sea to dump babies. They will not survive without their mother.
3 days, 15 hours, and 58 minutes
before
Just kidding, going to Super 8.
4 days and 13 minutes
before
Landed in Omaha! Heading to Motel 6. @ufc
4 days and 20 minutes
before
Would it be bad if I wore a "Fire Trev Alberts" shirt to weigh ins? :) @EllenbergerMMA @ufc
4 days, 17 hours, and 39 minutes
before
We have. It's called #McSorelys “@RandelAleman: Hey @aaronsimpson @ryanbader @magllc the oldest bar in CA. Beat that http://t.co/fzxpmLvH”
4 days, 17 hours, and 40 minutes
before
81 degrees in AZ today...12 in Omaha. I'm packing my fireplace for this trip. Times like this makes me remember why we left Neb.
4 days, 19 hours, and 11 minutes
before
#SkullsAndWings RT @headrushbrand: @aaronsimpson Official Walkout Tee: http://t.co/SILvIjWp
4 days, 20 hours, and 32 minutes
before
I'm calling in tonight to talk to @ScottFerrall about my @ufc fight on @FUELTV and JFK's mistress.
4 days, 22 hours, and 12 minutes
before
Hey @ryanbader and @cbdollaway I found the Lions Den. I was wondering where it went. http://t.co/nD54glSa
4 days, 22 hours, and 35 minutes
before
Haha. RT @McDirty1: @aaronsimpson I hope when you get interviewed for the fight, you say that! #chokehimout
5 days and 31 minutes
before
UFC fighter with area ties competing in home state http://t.co/JRd3O00U
5 days, 1 hour, and 34 minutes
before
From behind RT @McDirty1: @aaronsimpson How do you approach an "explosive" fighter in Ronny Markes?
5 days, 1 hour, and 44 minutes
before
Best mochas around. “@DavidDaphn: @aaronsimpson @scottydubaz Liberty market is where it's at!”
5 days, 14 hours, and 53 minutes
before
Like an angel RT @3lone: @aaronsimpson Uh @ryanbader can sing? o_O
5 days, 15 hours, and 5 minutes
before
Wait, thats KJ Noons. RT @GrayMaynard: Hanging out with Enrique Inglesias! Holy moley is been a fun night! http://t.co/UZBMs2nc
5 days, 15 hours, and 6 minutes
before
Hey @ryanbader you need to try out for #TheVoice next season.
5 days, 15 hours, and 10 minutes
before
I gotta say, I'm proud of what @Powermmafitness is becoming and owe a lot to the hard work of @ry_macneil & @nskittels and staff. #TheBest
5 days, 16 hours, and 50 minutes
before
I'll try to make it for sure.“@LXESTRADA: @aaronsimpson Hope you can make it out to the show! http://t.co/uKzntMfP”
5 days, 16 hours, and 59 minutes
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I do too. “@jamiekilstein: I really really like up all night.”
5 days, 16 hours, and 59 minutes
before
See u in Omaha! “@MeansTim: Headin to the airport awesome week at POWER MMA. Thankyou for everything. Means the world to me.”
5 days, 17 hours, and 6 minutes
before
I like the Farmhouse or Liberty Market right down Gilbert Rd. “@scottydubAZ: @aaronsimpson eh! Have a recommendation close to the gym?”
5 days, 17 hours, and 11 minutes
before
Pretty impressive. Republican Chokes Up At Gay Marriage Debate In Washington http://t.co/VW3fPBU2 via @youtube
5 days, 17 hours, and 19 minutes
before
Had a great time in @sxmfightclub give em a follow on Sirius XM Radio
5 days, 21 hours, and 55 minutes
before
On @sxmfightclub soon! Tune in.
5 days, 22 hours, and 24 minutes
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hey @magllc can you get Fergs a twitter account? I need to tweet him.
5 days, 22 hours, and 28 minutes
before
I follow you @randelaleman
5 days, 22 hours, and 29 minutes
before
learned it from @randelaleman “@Jayhieron: @aaronsimpson lmao #nerd”
5 days, 22 hours, and 31 minutes
before
maybe they mean Get the FLU over with?“@Jayhieron: Its a song jackass lolRT @aaronsimpson: flown “@Jayhieron: Fly high or get flew over!””
5 days, 22 hours, and 37 minutes
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flown “@Jayhieron: Fly high or get flew over!”
5 days, 22 hours, and 39 minutes
before
It is great, eh? “@scottydubAZ: @aaronsimpson great call on Pomegranate Cafe. Good stuff!”
5 days, 22 hours, and 50 minutes
before
I wouldn't say expert.But I'm a fan “@sprtsconsulting: @aaronsimpson you're an expert on all that right? post fight future on the radio/tv?”
6 days, 15 hours, and 3 minutes
before
Heading to a studio tmrw morning for ESPN's MMA Live.I'm thinking #ESPN wants my opinion on Peyton Manning and this upcoming baseball season
6 days, 16 hours, and 10 minutes
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hope you studied. Good luck “@riverben2401: tomorrow i have a math test”
6 days, 16 hours, and 32 minutes
before
No question. RT @abiondo97: @aaronsimpson haha that's a tough find, my rookie year card. Hold on to that one
6 days, 16 hours, and 41 minutes
before
Fearless RT @tcarr184: @aaronsimpson fill in the blank: Wrestling has made me _______.
6 days, 16 hours, and 41 minutes
before
Check out my @abiondo97 card!!! Right up the with my Pete Rose and Hank Aaron! http://t.co/4B2H9FHB
6 days, 17 hours, and 9 minutes
before
#Somatomax RT @DamonMartin: @aaronsimpson What was the name of that supplement you told me about again to help with sleeping?
6 days, 19 hours, and 17 minutes
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Nice RT @SuziDodt: YESsss.... Grand Canyon to ban bottled water sales http://t.co/OZ1ehlEP
6 days, 19 hours, and 21 minutes
before
Once again, I have @MicroTechBUZZ sponsoring me this fight. Happy to have them on board! Big thx to @MicroTechCEO @ufc
6 days, 22 hours, and 51 minutes
before
People living in fear RT @silverbackseth: Every Damn generation thinks they're going to be the last (cont) http://t.co/W2N4Op9f
1 week, 2 hours, and 58 minutes
before
This man is an inspiration. Read his story. He was a stud in college. MIKE POWELL - 02.13.12 - SI Vault: http://t.co/VRnkAP0a via @AddThis
1 week, 13 hours, and 21 minutes
before
No, it is not. RT @Protegebranding: @aaronsimpson Last time I give you an amazing compliment.... #teammatesinquestionnow
1 week, 16 hours, and 21 minutes
before
what is the other 70%“@Protegebranding: @aaronsimpson you have 30% flow. I decided.”
1 week, 18 hours, and 1 minute
before
oh, I hear ya, dog. “@Protegebranding: You hear me @aaronsimpson? RT @whitneyirene: @Protegebranding is comparing his #HAIR to #Wrestling
1 week, 18 hours, and 5 minutes
before
Gotta love Dirty Harry's voice. http://t.co/LHhGVBID
1 week, 1 day, 14 hours, and 1 minute
before
Tears of joy. “@SuziDodt: @aaronsimpson @scottzolnowski why would i cry? you wouldn't be getting hit, you'll be hitting. #duh”
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 4 minutes
before
I wish she could corner me, but she'd cry too much. “@scottzolnowski: @SuziDodt I think that's the least @aaronsimpson could do for you!!:)”
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 6 minutes
before
Gotta love the fact that you are whooping everyone's ass in the country. Get that title! “@storleystorm: gotta love homework #notreally”
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 9 minutes
before
Or making movies. “@LucasMariacher: @aaronsimpson @lolo_nicole @reecypiecey he should be making shakes at #PowerMMA.”
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 10 minutes
before
Weird!!! Looks Just like @LucasMariacher “@Lolo_Nicole: guess who's making my shake? My @ReecyPiecey :) http://t.co/2JhxFTPw”
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 23 minutes
before
Oops, spelled @omahanightlife wrong. Meet me at Whiskey Tango Wed. The 15th after I win, anyway. @UFC
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 35 minutes
before
“@ajlchase: @aaronsimpson @omahanightlife @ufc I've not been there before but I will definitely have to check it out on the 15th!”
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 37 minutes
before
Hey @omahanigntlife I'm going to have my after party at Whiskey Tango Wednesday night after I win my @ufc fight #UFConFuel
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 41 minutes
before
By talent, you mean fighters, right?RT @lorenzofertitta: In rio for first day of #TUFBRAZIL there is so much talent here it's loco!
1 week, 1 day, 18 hours, and 55 minutes
before
U no it RT @SuziDodt: next @UFC event Wed 2/15, tune into FuelTV see @aaronsimpson bring home another win for #AZMMA and @powermmafitness!
1 week, 1 day, 18 hours, and 56 minutes
before
Rutger Hauer, interesting. “@SeaShepherdSA: Some Hollywood backing for Erwin... http://t.co/0zRaTG2z”
1 week, 2 days, 3 hours, and 57 minutes
before
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