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Jordan Beltran def. Jose Zarauz by TKO via strikes (1:15, R2)
Jose Alday def. Marcos Lopez by TKO via strikes (0:57, R1)
Ana Palacios def. Yajaira Cunningham by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Marcos Lopez vs. Jose Alday
Round One: The round begins with Lopez attacking a kicking Alday with a two punch combination, Alday looks for the high kick against Lopez. Lopez and Alday exchange multiple punching combinations, Alday drops Lopez after landing a series of knee strikes. Alday pounces on a downed Lopez with a ton of unanswered strikes until the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Jose Alday def. Marcos Lopez by TKO via strikes (0:57, R1)
Jordan Beltran vs. Jose Zarauz
Round One: The round begins with Beltran charging at Zarauz and swinging wildly at him, Zarauz scores a takedown on Beltran and Beltran sweeps him to get top control. Zarauz gets up and Beltran throws a few high kicks, Zarauz scores another takedown on Beltran and he gets the half guard. Beltran gets up and Zarauz briefly clinches with him, Beltran pops a ducking Zarauz with a short left uppercut. Beltran pops Zarauz with a leg kick and a multiple punch combination, Zarauz trips up Beltran and he cracks him with a right. Beltran gets up and Zarauz nails him with a few knee strikes, Beltran slips during a spinning elbow strike attempt. Beltran backs up Zarauz before landing a right, Zarauz scores another takedown on Beltran and he gets the full guard. Zarauz attacks Beltran with some ground and pound before gaining back control, Beltran scrambles and he gets Zarauz in his half guard. Zarauz postures up and Beltran lands a few up kicks on him, Zarauz looks for back control again and he gets a scrambling Beltran back to the ground. Beltran gets up and eats more strikes as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Zarauz
Round Two: The round begins with Zarauz landing a few combinations on Beltran, Zarauz scores a takedown on Beltran and Beltran gets back up. Zarauz scores another takedown and Beltran gets up right away, Beltran charges forward and he swings wildly at Zarauz. Beltran levels Zarauz with an uppercut and he lands a few follow up strikes as the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Jordan Beltran def. Jose Zarauz by TKO via strikes (1:15, R2)
Ana Palacios vs. Yajaira Cunningham
Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Palacios lands some leg kicks on Cunningham. Cunningham fires back and lands some leg kicks of her own on Palacios, Cunningham drops Palacios with a right and she gets top control on the ground. Palacios wall walks to her feet and Cunningham gets her back to the ground, the fighters trade strikes while on the ground. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Palacios landing more leg kicks on Cunningham. Palacios looks to land kicks to the midsection of Cunningham, Cunningham scores another takedown on Palacios. Palacios looks for an arm bar and Cunningham escapes to get the fight standing again, the fighters have a wild striking exchange as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cunningham
Round Two: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Palacios goes back to attacking Cunningham with leg kicks. The fighters clinch and do battle along the cage wall, Palacios scores a takedown on Cunningham and she gets side control. Palacios attacks Cunningham with some ground and pound, Palacios gains the full mount and then back control on Cunningham while landing more strikes. Palacios attacks Cunningham with s plethora of ground and pound, Cunningham scrambles and Palacios gets the half guard while landing more strikes. Cunningham rolls for an arm bar and Palacios defends before regaining back control, Palacios rolls for a rear naked choke as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Palacios (Overall Score: 19-18 for Palacios)
Round Three: The round begins with Cunningham attacking Palacios with a few kicks, Palacios starts landing leg kicks on Cunningham. Cunningham charges at Palacios while swinging wildly at her, Palacios grabs Cunningham and she gets her up against the cage wall. The fighters trade strikes while in the clinch, Cunningham drops for a kimura and Palacios defends while gaining back control. Palacios attacks Cunningham with ground and pound, Cunningham gets free and she nails Palacios with a few strikes as both stand up. Cunningham goes for a standing guillotine choke and Palacios defends, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Cunningham swinging away at Palacios, Cunningham scores a takedown on Palacios as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Palacios (Final Score: 29-27 for Palacios)
Official Result: Ana Palacios def. Yajaira Cunningham by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)