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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, 4 days   Age at Fight   37 years, 6 months, 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)
Kimura Nova União   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
  • Event Links:

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