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TUF 19 Pendred vs Urbina episode 2 recap

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On this episode, now that the teams have been picked, we have the first fight. And it just so happens that Irish middleweight Cathal Pendred, who got into the house without fighting, gets to show why he deserves to be there. It's not an easy task in front of him -- Hector Urbina is a tough, skilled Mexican fighter. In round one, Urbina knocked Pendred down with a flurry, which ended with an uppercut, but Pendred was able to recover. Urbina won round one, but Pendred came back, winning round two and forcing a third round. Pendred ended up winning by split decision, but did it mainly on take-downs, which seemed strange, since that's Urbina's background. Still, it shows Pendred can do more than just strike. Next week, the LHWs go at it, as Daniel Spohn (Team Penn) takes on Todd Monaghan (Team Edgar).