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Darko Stosic vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu

Round One: The round begins with Stosic attacking Nzechukwu with some leg kicks, Nzechukwu takes a few swings at Stosic while eating more kicks. Stosic grabs Nzechukwu and gets him against the cage wall, Nzechukwu gets free and he nails Stosic with a two punch combination. Stosic goes back to attacking Nzechukwu with leg kicks, Stosic also attacks Nzechukwu with some overhand rights. Nzechukwu attacks Stosic with a knee strike while eating a right to the midsection, Nzechukwu continues looking for knee strikes against Stosic. Stosic nails Nzechukwu with a kick to the midsection, Stosic backs Nzechukwu into the cage wall while attacking him with a massive combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Stosic

Round Two: The round begins with Stosic accidentally kicking Nzechukwu low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Nzechukwu attacking Stosic with a knee strike. Stosic goes back to attacking Nzechukwu with leg kicks, Nzechukwu nails Stosic with some front kicks to the midsection. Stosic cracks a swinging Nzechukwu with a counter left hook, Nzechukwu peppers Stosic with jabs to keep him at a distance. Stosic scores a takedown on Nzechukwu and Nzechukwu gets right back up, the fighters separate and Nzechukwu attacks Stocic with a bunch of kicks. Stosic accidentally kicks Nzechukwu low again and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Stosic. The action resumes with Stosic kicking Nzechukwu in the midsection, Nzechukwu keeps Stosic against the cage wall while swinging away at him and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 9-9 for Stocis (Overall Score: 19-18 for Stosic)

Round Three: The round begins with Stosic attacking Nzechukwu with a kick to the midsection, Stosic hunts for takedowns against Nzechukwu. Stosic comes forward and he attacks Nzechukwu with combinations, Stosic scores a takedown on Nzechukwu and Nzechukwu gets right back up. Stosic accidentally kicks Nzechukwu low again and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Stosic. The action resumes with Stosic attacking Nzechukwu with more leg kicks, Nzechukwu cracks a swinging Stosic with a counter uppercut. Nzechukwu backs Stosic into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Stosic scores a takedown on Nzechukwu and he gets right back up. Stosic grabs Nzechukwu and gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Stosic scores another takedown. Nzechukwu gets right back up and Stosic gets him against the cage wall for a short time, Stosic scores another takedown and Nzechukwu gets right back up again. Stosic and Nzechukwu exchange a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 9-9 for Stosic (Final Score: 28-27 for Stosic)

Official Result: Kennedy Nzechukwu def. Darko Stosic by unanimous decision (29-26, 28-27, 28-27)

Scott Holtzman vs. Dong Hyun Ma

Round One: The round begins with Holtzman attacking Ma with some leg kicks, Ma peppers Holtzman with a few jabs. Holtzman comes forward and he nails Ma with a right uppercut, Holtzman drops Ma with a follow up right and he pounces on Ma with more strikes before getting the half guard on the ground. Holtzman gains the full mount position against Ma, Ma quickly gets Holtzman back in his half guard. Holtzman attacks Ma with some ground and pound, Ma gets Holtzman in his full guard while eating some strikes. Holtzman lets Ma up before attacking him with a combination, Holtzman cracks Ma with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Holtzman

Round Two: The round begins with Holtzman attacking Ma with some leg kicks, Holtzman and Ma have some striking exchanges. Ma comes forward and Holtzman nails him with a counter right, Ma lands some combinations against Holtzman. Ma backs up Holtzman while swinging away at him, Ma scores a takedown on Holtzman and Holtzman gets back up a short time later. Ma grabs Holtzman and gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Holtzman lighting up Ma with a combination, Ma drops a swinging Holtzman with a counter left hook. Holtzman gets right up and he get Ma against the cage wall, Holtzman nails Ma with an elbow strike while separating. Holtzman keeps Ma against the cage wall as a wild striking exchange breaks out, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Holtzman scores a takedown on Ma and he gets the half guard, Holtzman attacks Ma with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Holtzman (Overall Score: 20-18 for Holtzman)

In between rounds, the doctor stops the fight because the left eye of Ma is swollen shut and he cannot continue.

Official Result: Scott Holtzman def. Dong Hyun Ma by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R2)

Trevin Giles vs. Gerald Meerschaert

Round One: The round begins with Meerschaert attacking Giles with some leg kicks, Giles stuns Meerschaert with a right. Giles scores a takedown on Meerschaert and he gets side control, Giles gains the half guard while nailing Meerschaert with a few strikes. Meerschaert sweeps Giles and he gets the full mount while in top control, Meerschaert attacks Giles with ground and pound. Giles sweeps Meerschaert and he regains top control, Giles transitions to back control against Meerschaert. Meerschaert scrambles and Giles gains side control on him, Meerschaert scrambles and eats a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Giles

Round Two: The round begins with Meerschaert attacking Giles with a short left, Meerschaert grabs Giles and he gets him against the cage wall. Meerschaert pulls guard and he drags Giles to the ground, Giles attacks Meerschaert with some ground and pound. Giles briefly got back control on Meerschaert while landing some strikes, Giles then gets the full mount and back control again on Meerschaert. Meerschaert sweeps Giles and he now has top positioning, Meerschaert attacks Giles with some ground and pound. Meerschaert keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Giles (Overall Score: 20-18 for Giles)

Round Three: The round begins with Meerschaert attacking Giles with a kick to the midsection, Giles and Meerschaert exchange a few high kicks. Meerschaert goes for the takedown and Giles controls his head when they hit the ground, Meerschaert catches Giles in a guillotine choke during a scramble and Giles goes out cold.

Official Result: Gerald Meerschaert def. Trevin Giles by submission via guillotine choke (1:49, R3)

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