Atlanta, Georgia – Top prospect Rory Macdonald continues to impress as he takes out newcomer Che Mills with ease at UFC 145 at the Atlanta, Philips Arena. Here is the full play-by-play.
Mills opens with low leg kick. Big right lands for Mills. Rory takes down Mills and gets through a barrage of big shots opening Che. Rory moves to side control. Macdonald grinding the elbow and gets it to a mounted crucifix. Now raining down shots to the neutralized Che. Che able to slip loose, probably from the blood, but still in trouble with Rory on the top in side control. Macdonald gets it to full mount with 30 sec. Che gives up the back and comes close to finishing it in the RNC.
MacDonald gets him down quickly again with the single leg with little effort. MacDonald gets a full high mount. Che gives up the back again. We see Macdonald winding up, waiting for Mills to turn his head. Mills is now taking a thrashing as MacDonald goes for the finish from the back of Mills.
Official: Rory Macdonald defeats Che Mills via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:20
MacDonald, now on a three fight winstreak in the division with victories over Nate Diaz, Mike Pyle, and Che Mills. MacDonald’s record would be flawless if not for a loss to current interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit in 2010 at UFC 115.