UFC 209 Results: Albert Morales defeats Andre Soukhamthath via split-decision

A bantamweight bout between Albert Morales and Andre Soukhamthath kicked off tonight’s UFC 209 prelims in Las Vegas.

Round one begins and Morales starts off quickly by pumping his jab. He throws a short leg kick inside that connects.…

Round two begins and Soukhamthath starts off quickly landing a hard right hand. Morales circles out and then comes forward with a left jab. Both fighters connect with right hands in the pocket. They exchange left jabs and then Soukhamthath connects with a nice leg kick. Andre comes forward and lands another low kick followed by a kick to the body. Albert shoots in and scores with a single leg takedown. Soukhamthath is quickly able to wall-walk and get back to his feet. Albert is still all over him along the cage. Morales is looking to score a trip here. He switches to a single leg and is able to get Andre back down. Soukhamthath quickly reverses the position and winds up on top. He begins working from full guard. He moves to half guard and begins raining down some solid ground and pound. Morales gets back up to his feet just seconds before the horn sounds to end round two.