Main Card | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA
Jon Tuck defeats Tiequan Zhang via 3 Round Decision
|6-0-0||Pro Record At Fight||15-3-0||Climbed to 7-0||Record After Fight||Fell to 15-4|
|-345 (Moderate Favorite)||Betting Odds||+285 (Moderate Underdog)|
|Hagatna, Guam||Fighting out of||Beijing, China|
|28 years, 2 months, 6 days||Age at Fight||34 years, 3 months, 2 days|
|156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)||Weigh-In Result||155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)|
|5'11" (181cm)||Height||5'8" (173cm)|
|73.0" (185cm)||Reach||69.0" (175cm)|
Abu Dhabi Top Team
Alliance MMA (Primary)
|Gym||Black Tiger Team|
- Bout Information
- Event: UFC on FUEL TV 6: Franklin vs. Le
- Date: Saturday 11.10.2012 at 09:00 AM ET
- Referee: Marc Goddard
- Venue: CotaiArena
- Enclosure: Octagon
- Location: Macau, China
- Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 5 of 9)
- Pro/Am: Professional
- Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
- TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Kenny Florian
- Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
- Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
- Zhang Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
- Tuck Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
Zhang vs. Tuck Wiki Update Wiki
Round 1Both fighters threw big punches to start before Quan got a big takedown. Tuck threatened with a tight Armbar attempt from the bottom but Quan escaped. Tuck took Quan's back in a transition then transitioned smoothly between back and full mount several times.
Round 2Quan landed some big punches to start the second and went on the attack, but Tuck stayed on his feet and returned fire before getting taken down. Tuck forced another impressive transition and wound up on top. Tuck did not do much damage from the top but dominated positionally.
Round 3Quan had a good start again in the third, landing some heavy punches while Tuck returned with occasional counters. Tuck's chin was on full display as Quan landed a big punch, but Tuck just stayed in the pocket and returned fire and the lightweights smiled at each other through bloody teeth.
The judges scored the bout 29-28, 30-27, and 29-28 for Tuck, giving him the Unanimous Decision victory.