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Dana White Awards The Contract(s) To: Brendan Allen, Don'Tale Mayes, Ode Osbourne & Antonio Arroyo
Antonio Arroyo def. Stephen Regmen by submission via arm triangle choke (3:31, R2)
Ode Osbourne def. Armando Villareal by submission via arm bar (4:39, R1)
Don’Tale Mayes def. Ricardo Prasel by TKO via strikes (4:59, R1)
Kevin Syler def. Lance Lawrence by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Brendan Allen def. Aaron Jeffrey by submission via rear naked choke (3:23, R1)
Brendan Allen vs. Aaron Jeffrey
Round One: The round begins with Allen taking a few swings at Jeffrey, Allen also attacks Jeffrey with some leg kicks. Jeffrey grabs Allen and gets him against the cage wall, Allen scrambles and he jumps on the back of a standing Jeffrey. Allen gets back to his feet while holding onto Jeffrey, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. Jeffrey separates from Allen and he nails him with a combination, Jeffrey again gets Allen against the cage wall. Allen drops Jeffrey with a knee strike to the face, Allen gains the side control position against Jeffrey before getting back control. Allen locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.
Official Result: Brendan Allen def. Aaron Jeffrey by submission via rear naked choke (3:23, R1)
Lance Lawrence vs. Kevin Syler
Round One: The round begins with Lawrence and Syler taking a few swings at each other, Syler attacks Lawrence with an overhand right followed by a high kick. The fighters clinch and battle for position along the cage wall, the fighters separate and exchange punching combinations. Syler grabs Lawrence and gets him against the cage wall before having a striking exchange, Syler cracks Lawrence with a four punch combination. Syler also starts attacking Lawrence with some leg kicks, Lawrence then cracks Syler with a few uppercuts. Syler continues attacking Lawrence with combinations, Syler cracks a swinging Lawrence with a counter right. Syler rocks Lawrence with a trio of rights followed by a knee strike, Syler then goes for a superman punch against Lawrence. Lawrence attacks Syler with a combination before Syler scores a takedown on him, Syler gains back control against Lawrence. Lawrence gets back to his feet as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Syler
Round Two: The round begins with Syler attacking Lawrence with an overhand right, Lawrence fires back and he attacks Syler with a combination. Syler scores a takedown on Lawrence and he gets the full guard, Syler attacks Lawrence with ground and pound. Syler gains the full mount on Lawrence while landing more strikes, Syler advances to back control and Lawrence scrambles to get him in the full mount. Syler goes back to attacking Lawrence with ground and pound, Syler rolls for an ankle lock and Lawrence escapes to get top position as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Syler (Overall Score: 20-18 for Syler)
Round Three: The round begins with Lawrence coming forward and swinging away at Syler, Syler attacks Lawrence with counter strike combinations. Lawrence continues coming forward and he swings away at Syler, Lawrence scores a takedown and he gets back control a short time later. Syler scrambles and he gets top position against Lawrence, Lawrence scrambles to his feet and Syler drags him to the ground while getting back control. Syler gets for the rear naked choke and Lawrence blocks it from happening, Syler hunts for the submission as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Syler (Final Score: 30-27 for Syler)
Official Result: Kevin Syler def. Lance Lawrence by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Don'Tale Mayes vs. Ricardo Prasel
Round One: The round begins with Prasel attacking Mayes with some leg kicks, Prasel grabs a swinging Mayes and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters have a wild striking exchange before separating, Prasel grabs a swinging Mayes and briefly gets him to the ground. Mayes continues coming forward and swinging wildly at Prasel, Mayes then cracks Prasel with a straight left. Mayes starts attacking Prasel with some combinations, Prasel throws more kicks to keep Mayes at a distance. Mayes backs up Prasel after landing a two punch combination, Mayes drops Prasel with a left uppercut and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Don’Tale Mayes def. Ricardo Prasel by TKO via strikes (4:59, R1)
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