UFC 143 Results: Josh Koscheck edges Mike Pierce via Split DecisionPosted on February 4, 2012, 10:41 PM by Anton Gurevich
Pierce surprised Koscheck with an improved striking game and a solid wrestling skills that made "Kos" to lose at least one round in this fight. Koscheck responded with strikes of his own, crucial takedowns, and "unintentional" eye pokes that kept Mike Pierce on distance.
In the end, it was a Split Decision in favor of Josh Koscheck, while one of the judges scored the bout 29-28 in favor of Mike Pierce. The timing of Koscheck's takedowns played a very important part in this encounter, which went in favor of the AKA product.
Koscheck is now 17-5 in his career, with sights on getting another shot at the UFC Welterweight title.