Paddy Pimblett vs. Jared Gordon full fight video highlights


Watch Paddy Pimblett vs. Jared Gordon full fight video highlights from their UFC 282 co-main event clash Saturday night in Las Vegas, courtesy of the ESPN and other outlets.

UFC 282 took place Dec. 10 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Paddy Pimblett (20-3) took on Jared Gordon (19-6) in a lightweight contest in the co-main event. ESPN+ aired the fight live.

Catch the video highlights below.

For more information on Pimblett vs. Gordon check out the live blog of MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew.

Round 1

Both men come out in orthodox and they touch gloves to go. Pimblett looks huge compared to Gordon and he’s holding the center to start and whipping kicks in.

Gordon lands a big left hook but Pimblett eats it. He’s brimming with confidence, stepping in and Gordon lands another big left hook that puts a jolt in Pimblett! Pimblett hiding it but he’s not feeling great and Gordon backs him up but can’t add anything to it.

Pimblett shakes it out now and takes the lead. Gordon lands a kick. And another left hook! Pimblett has his chin up high and is getting caught. Pimblett fires a combo and lands a good low kick but Gordon rips a mean right hand. Pimblett’s defense is not great.

Pimblett lands two, but Gordon blocks the majority. Pimblett can land a nice low kick. Exchange of kicks from both. Gordon on the lead now and Pimblett starting to outwork Gordon. Nonth lands cleanly but he is throwing.

Gordon hits a vicious body kick. Pimblett fires back. Gordon scores another major left. This is a great move. Pimblett fires back. Pimblett chops with the low kick. Pimblett firing combos.

We get into an old school hockey fight for a second and both land big hooks! Now they are starting to throw em! Pimblett is getting wild and Gordon keeping it clean and tight.

They clinch in a short time. Pimblett appears to be looking for a trip, but Gordon whips and he works from the top the rest of the round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Gordon.

Round 2

Very competitive first round but Gordon landed the much cleaner shots. Pimblett should tighten up and keep the volume.

Pimblett hits a quick low kick. And a teep to the body. Then it goes up. When Gordon gets caught in between, Pimblett is landing big kicks. Two more land. Gordon struggles to reach punching range.

Pimblett hits a great uppercut when Gordon comes in. Gordon checks a low kick. The hockey fight! Gordon wins the exchange. And he’s starting to get Pimblett up against the cage. Pimblett hits the cage hard, but Gordon comes back with a right-up top.

Gordon is now attacking a double-leg and Pimblett attempting to secure a transition RNC from the front/side. But he doesn’t hold the position and Gordon keeps his head high. Pimblett back up to his feet. We’re now infighting with Gordon, who is holding onto the clinch. Gordon is looking for the takedown, but he has no luck so he takes some shots. Big right hand from Gordon causes Pimblett to bail.

Pimblett trying to get it back now and we’re exchanging again. Pimblett is eating clean shots while Gordon is blocking most of Pimblett’s punches. Gordon keeps the pressure and grabs a body lock against the cage. Pimblett looking for elbows. Pimblett is keeping busy here. Gordon so strong inside though and he’s landing some of his own shots.

Pimblett ends the clinch, and unloads! Gordon responds, but Pimblett wins this one. Pimblett gives us another exchange that ends the action. Herb Dean gives him a hard warning and Gordon wants this right back to action.

Combo from Pimblett lands and he’s just winging shots at the end. Although not many people landed, he was probably the one who won the round from optics.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Pimblett, 19-19 overall.

Round 3

Gordon sets the pace and gets Pimblett in the cage almost instantly. He shoots a second. Pimblett gets dumped but he’s back to his feet and Gordon is working a rear-waist ride. Position control.

Pimblett not looking to escape here, just waiting. And Gordon also seems content to wait. He’s staying super sticky. Pimblett eventually gives in, and Gordon falls back to one leg. Pimblett can’t get rid of him. Gordon drops for another double, but Pimblett finds an underhook. Pimblett lands a knee insides. And another.

Gordon takes the win and Herb Dean tells fighters to get on with their jobs. Gordon cannot get the takedown. Pimblett landing some knees and elbows here. Gordon takes some shots, but Pimblett manages to escape.

Gordon chases him down and gets another clinch along the fence. Gordon getting no offense off here and Pimblett is hitting some knees at least. This could be a waste of time for Gordon. Gordon gets to the back and Pimblett looking unhappy here. Gordon tries to get a double, but he can’t. Pimblett tries to get a double but Gordon holds firm and has the back.

But he’s too high and Pimblett dumps him over. Pimblett wins the battle and Gordon is able to pass. No man is invincible when it comes to positional fighting.

That round was the worst of them and very tough to score.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Pimblett, 29-28.