Ogden's Siler loses UFC tussle

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 2:27 PM

Standard-Examiner

Ogden mixed martial arts featherweight Steven Siler lost a tough unanimous decision on Wednesday to Dennis Bermudez in a nationally televised UFC fight in Fort Williams, Ky.

Bermudez (13-3) used superior wrestling skills and strength to force several takedowns against the taller Siler. Bermudez also shook off some submission attempts early from Siler.

Siler (23-11) attempted to rally in the third round, landing countershots, but was taken down late in the round by Bermudez. All three judges scored the contest 30-27.

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