The first round starts and they start out cautious with feints. Castillo with a nice combo that paritially lands. Lamas with a nice jab. Another jab. A big right partially lands for Castillo and a wild head kick from Lamas. Good leg kick from Lamas. Good leg kick from Castillo...another and Lamas returns one. Castillo wings a wild left hook and misses. Lamas with a combo and head kick that partially lands. Castillo with a nice combo that lands. Good leg kick from Lamas. Nice left right combo from Castillo. They clinch and Castillo with knees with Lamas against the cage. They seperate. Lamas with a jab and a leg kick. Another leg kick lands for Lamas as the bell sounds.
The second round starts and Castillo opens with a wild left and lands a leg kick. Another leg kick. A wild exchange and Lamas wins the exhange. Castillo feints the take down...then shoots half heartedly unsuccessfully. Lamas with a stiff jab. Good leg kick lands for Castillo. Lamas answers. Lamas with a good right hand. Castillo shoots and Lamas defends. Castillo with a good right. Lamas with a good leg kick. Good right hand lands for Castillo. Leg kick lands for Lamas. Good combo for Castillo and Lamas answers with a punch. Castillo with another combo that partially lands. Good right lands for Castillo. They trade punches. Castillo lands a BIG right hand that drops Lamas. Castillo follows up with punches and the referee stops the fight. Castillo wins via TKO in Rd. 2.
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