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You can see the full results below.
BJ Bland def. Renan Secco by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Scott MacGregor def. Joshua Henderson by TKO via strikes (0:36, R1)
Shane Young def. Siitia Letti by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Pumau Campbell def. Taniera Terry by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Cole Davids def. Jo Van Duin by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Selby Devereux def. Iain Blade by KO via punch (0:48, R2)
Chris O’Donoghue def. Ereura Piwari by TKO via strikes (2:04, R2)
Sam Holdaway def. Lachlan Eckert by submission via rear naked choke (3:32, R1)
Full Round By Round Recap
Selby Devereux vs. Iain Blade
Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few leg kicks, Devereux then hits Blade with a kick to the midsection. Blade starts attacking Devereux with some punching cmbinations, Blade scores a takedown on a kicking Devereux. Devereux scrambles to his feet and Blade holds him against the cage wall, the fighters break away from each other and they exchange more leg kicks. Devereux lands another kick to the rib cage of Blade, Blade again holds Devereux up against the cage wall before nailing him with a spinning back fist. Devereux recovers to kick Blade in the midsection again, Devereux backs up Blade with a front kick and a straight right. Devereux then hits and rocks a kicking Blade with a counter right, Devereux follows that up by nailing Blade with a knee strike to the head. Blade holds Devereux against the cage wall as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Devereux
Round Two: The round begins with Devereux attacking Blade with some leg kicks, Devereux then cracks Blade with a push kick to the midsection. Devereux droops Blade with a straight right and the referee immediately jumps in to stop the fight.
Official Result: Selby Devereux def. Iain Blade by KO via punch (0:48, R2)
Lachlan Eckert vs. Sam Holdaway
Round One: The round begins with Eckert scoring a takedown on Holdaway, Holdaway quickly sweeps to get top position on Eckert. Holdaway starts attacking Eckert with ground and pound, Holdaway gains back control on Eckert while landing more strikes. Eckert briefly gets to his feet and Holdaway drags him back to the ground, Holdaway attacks a scrambling Eckert with more ground and pound. Holdaway transitions to back control on Eckert, Holdaway locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.
Official Result: Sam Holdaway def. Lachlan Eckert by submission via rear naked choke (3:32, R1)
Jo Van Duin vs. Cole Davids
Round One: The round begins with Davids peppering Van Duin with a few jabs, Van Duin starts catching Davids with some leg kicks. Davids responds by nailing Van Duin with a knee strike to the midsection, Van Duin eats a right to the midsection after delivering more leg kicks. Van Duin catches Davids with a few rights to the face, Van Duin eats a few strikes as he nails Davids with more rights. Van Duin looks to catch a striking Davids with counter rights, Davids cracks Van Duin with another knee strike to the midsection. Davids lands a three strike combo before scoring a takedown on Van Duin, Davids goes for the kimura as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davids
Round Two: The round begins with Davids jabbing away at Van Duin, Davids then catches Van Duin with a knee strike to the midsection. Davids also goes back to attacking Van Duin with leg kicks, Van Duin is again trying to catch Davids with a counter strike. Van Duin charges forward at Davids while throwing a punching combination, Davids scores a takedown on Van Duin and he holds him in the kneeling position. Van Duin gets back to his feet with Davids holding onto him, Davids lands another knee strike on Van Duin before scoring another takedown. Davids holds Van Dui noon the ground while landing multiple knee strikes to his midsection, Davids gains back control on Van Duin while landing ground and pound. Davids transitions to the full mount while landing a ton of strikes on Van Duin, Davids rolls for the arm bar as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Davids (Overall Score: 20-17 for Davids)
Round Three: The round begins with Davids peppering Van Duin with a series of jabs, Van Duin charges at Davids while landing a punching combination. Van Duin scores a takedown on Davids and he attacks him with a plethora of elbow strikes when they hit the ground, Davids eventually traps Van Duin in his full guard while landing strikes from his back. Davids starts going for the kimura submission and Van Duin escapes each time to maintain top position, Davids catches Van Duin in a triangle choke and he also attacks him with a plethora of elbow strikes until the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davids (Overall Score: 30-26 for Davids)
Official Result: Cole Davids def. Jo Van Duin by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Chris O’Donoghue vs. Ereura Piwari
Round One: The round begins with Piwari attacking O’Donoghue with a two punch combination, O’Donoghue also starts nailing Piwari with leg kicks. O’Donoghue rocks Piwari with a two punch combination that is followed by a head kick, Piwari holds O’Donoghue against the cage wall. Piwari briefly puts O’Donoghue on the ground, O’Donoghue holds Piwari against the fence while landing the occasional knee strike. O’Donoghue scores a takedown on Piwari and he gets the half guard, O’Donoghue starts hitting Piwari with some ground and pound. O’Donoghue postures up before attacking Piwari with more ground and pound, O’Donoghue transitions to the half guard on Piwari. O’Donoghue gains the full mount and he nails Piwari with a ton of strikes as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for O’Donoghue
Round Two: The round begins with O’Donoghue attacking Piwari with some leg kicks, O’Donoghue backs Piwari into the cage wall while landing knee strikes and elbow strikes. O’Donoghue scores a takedown on Piwari and he gets the half guard, O’Donoghue attacks Piwarii with a lot of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Chris O’Donoghue def. Ereura Piwari by TKO via strikes (2:04, R2)
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