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Dana White Awards The Contract(s) To: Juan Adams, Ian Heinisch, Roosevelt Roberts & Jordan Griffin
Roosevelt Roberts def. Garrett Gross by submission via rear naked choke (2:13, R2)
Don’Tale Mayes def. Mitchell Sipe by TKO via strikes (4:49, R2)
Ian Heinisch def. Justin Sumter by KO via strikes (3:37, R1)
Jordan Griffin def. Maurice Mitchell by submission via rear naked choke (3:57, R1)
Juan Adams def. Shawn Teed by TKO via strikes (4:17, R1)
Juan Adams vs. Shawn Teed
Round One: The round begins with Teed charging at Adams while swinging away at him, Adams catches a swinging Teed with a counter right. Adams backs Teed into the cage wall while landing a punching combination, Teed looks for a takedown and Adams gets top position after landing some rights. Adams stands up and he allows Teed to stand as well, Teed immediately grabs Adams and gets him against the cage wall. Teed pulls guard and Adams nails him with some strikes, Teed rolls for a heel hook as Adams lands more strikes. Adams gets free to crush Teed with more ground and pound, Adams gets Teed against the cage wall while landing more strikes. Adams moves to the half guard while eating a plethora of strikes, Adams transitions to back control and then the full mount. Adams nails Teed with more strikes until the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Juan Adams def. Shawn Teed by TKO via strikes (4:17, R1)
Maurice Mitchell vs. Jordan Griffin
Round One: The round begins with Griffin popping Mitchell with a two punch combination, Mitchell goes for a high kick against Griffin. Griffin charges at Mitchell while swinging away at him, Griffin then hits Mitchell with a straight left to the face. Griffin then hits an incoming Mitchell with a counter right hook, Griffin knocks Mitchell into the cage wall by landing a few rights. Mitchell grabs Griffin and he gets him against the cage wall before separating, Griffin goes for a takedown and Mitchell catches him in a d’arce choke. Griffin kicks off the cage wall to break the submission and to get the fight standing again, Mitchell starts attacking Griffin with some leg kicks. Mitchell also nails Griffin with a few kicks to the midsection, Griffin drops Mitchell with a left hook and he quickly gets back control. Griffin locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.
Official Result: Jordan Griffin def. Maurice Mitchell by submission via rear naked choke (3:57, R1)
Ian Heinisch vs. Justin Sumter
Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Heinisch goes for a high kick against Sumter. Sumter catches Heinisch with a right hook followed by an uppercut, Sumter again catches Heinisch with an uppercut before scoring a takedown. Heinisch looks for a guillotine choke and Sumter escapes to maintain top position, Heinisch rolls for an arm bar and Sumter escapes to get back control. Heinisch stands up and Sumter remains on his back, Sumter drags Heinisch back to the ground while maintaining back control. Heinisch spins at the right time to get top position on Sumter, Heinisch starts attacking Sumter with some ground and pound. Heinisch nails Sumter with more ground and pound until Sumter goes out cold.
Official Result: Ian Heinisch def. Justin Sumter by KO via strikes (3:37, R1)
Don’Tale Mayes vs. Mitchell Sipe
Round One: The round begins with Sipe quickly taking a few wild swings at Mayes, Mayes responds by swinging wildly at Sipe. Sipe looks for the takedown as Mayes nails him with more strikes, Sipe nails Mayes with a kick to the midsection. Sipe continuously attacks Mayes with a variety of kicks, Mayes comes forward and he nails Sipe with an elbow strike. Sipe scores a takedown on Mayes and he gets the half guard, Mayes scrambles to his feet after eating a few strikes. Mayes comes forward and he nails Sipe with a knee strike to the midsection, Sipe accidentally nails Mayes low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Sipe kicking Mayes in the midsection, Sipe grabs Mayes and gets him against the cage wall. Sipe nails Mayes with a knee strike before separating, Sipe charges at Mayes while swinging wildly at him. Sipe gets Mayes against the cage all as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sipe
Round Two: The round begins with Sipe coming forward and swinging away at Mayes, Mayes catches Sipe with a few counter strikes. Sipe nails a kicking Mayes with a counter overhand right, Sipe grabs Mayes and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, the referee halts the fight so a doctor can check a cut over Sipe’s eye. The action resumes with Sipe kicking Mayes in the midsection, Sipe then nails Mayes with a right to the midsection. Sipe looks for a takedown and Mayes gets top position on the ground, Mayes instantly attacks Sipe with ground and pound. Mayes gains full mount and he attacks Sipe with a ton of strikes until the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Don’Tale Mayes def. Mitchell Sipe by TKO via strikes (4:49, R2)
Roosevelt Roberts vs. Garrett Gross
Round One: The round begins with Roberts attacking Gross with some leg kicks, Roberts briefly goes for a standing guillotine against Gross. Gross gets Roberts into the cage wall as the two exchange blows, Roberts spins Gross into the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Roberts gets the half guard while nailing Gross with a few strikes, Gross gets up and Roberts drags him right back to the ground. Roberts transitions to the full mount on Gross while landing strikes, Gross gets Roberts in his half guard while eating more strikes. Roberts hunts for the guillotine choke as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Roberts
Round Two: The round begins with the fighters engaging in a wild striking exchange, Gross quickly gets Roberts against the cage wall. Roberts scores a takedown on Gross and he gets the half guard, Roberts transitions to the full mount against Gross. Roberts attacks Gross with ground and pound Roberts advances to back control and he locks in the rear naked choke to force a tap out.
Official Result: Roosevelt Roberts def. Garrett Gross by submission via rear naked choke (2:13, R2)