jared gordon def. dan moret via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Queens’ Jared Gordon snapped a two-fight losing streak in lightweight action, winning a three-round unanimous decision over Mankato’s Dan Moret.
Scores were 30-27 twice and 29-28 for Gordon, now 15-3. Moret falls to 13-6.
The first round was fast-paced, with Moret holding the edge thanks to some solid shots on the feet early and a late charge that included a takedown and several knees at close range. But Gordon had his moments as well thanks to a takedown and a spell of ground control.
Moret returned the fight to the mat in round two and took the New Yorker’s back, but Gordon was able to scramble his way into the top position. Moret worked for an armbar, but Gordon kept punching, allowing him to take the frame.
A slip by Gordon early in the third led to a Moret guillotine attempt, but Gordon got loose and again settled into the top position. After some good work by Gordon on the mat, Moret got free and was nearly able to take his opponent’s back, but again, it was Gordon finding his way to the top position, where he remained until the final horn.