UFC 129: Hominick loses in an inspirational performance vs. Aldo
UFC 129: Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominick for the UFC featherweight title
Can Hominick score the upset in his home country?
Huge ovation for Hominick. He comes out to "I'm Coming Home." Very appropriste. Aldo to "We Run This Town." Loses point for cliche'd theme song but he is one of the greatest fighters in the world.
Let's see if his teammate Machida inspired him more to end this one quick.
Let's see how quickly this fight ends. They touch gloves. Uppercut and follow-up by Aldo. Another uppercut by Aldo. Swing and miss by Hominick. Devastating leg kick by Aldo. Big shot by Hominick. Another shot by Aldo. Aldo tries a front kick but slips.
Another Aldo legkick. Aldo takes him down! He tries some elbows. Machine tries an armbar but Aldo escapes. Machine is pressed up against the cage. Hominick has got to get out of this position. Hominick's definitely grabbed the fence one too many times. Another elbow to the face of Hominick. Hominick just seems overmatched here. He's trying to pepper Aldo with some shots but no effect. Big John stands em up! But Aldo takes him right back to the ground. Round One is over.
Hominick is coming forward. He misses some shots but tags Aldo in the body. But Aldo responds. Machine answers back. Hominick is bleeding from the mouth. He stuffs Aldo's takedowns. He catches Aldo with a big shot. Aldo's head movement is superb by Mark isn't backing down. Aldo senses trouble and takes Hominick down. Aldo is dominating. Short distance elbows to the face. Crowd is booing Aldo. Big john stands em up again!
Aldo takes Hominick down again after taking a shot. He tries to get side control. He's not doing much with it. The boos are getting louder. Hominick survives again!
Aldo misses an uppercut. Leg kick by Hominick. Aldo's head movement is great. Aldo goes for the takedown but Mark stuffs it. Aldo keeps coming forward but so does Hominick. Another Aldo leg kick. Ouch. Aldo eats a shot. And back and forth! Aldo takes him down but Mark gets back up. Hominick gets rocked! He tries a takedown but can't get it. Aldo is giving it to him but somehow he survives. Can he make it out of this round?