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Adrian Diaz def. Cody Gibson by submission via guillotine choke (1:46, R3) to retain the TPF Featherweight Title
Randall Wallace def. JC Llamas by TKO via injury (5:00, R1)
Joe Neal def. Alex Rojas by TKO via strikes (0:35, R2)
Tyler Diamond def. Nathan Stolen by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)
Chris Lewis def. Van Palacio by TKO via strikes (4:38, R2)
Jalin Turner def. Paradise Vaovasa by TKO via knee strikes (1:30, R1)
Armando Espinoza def. Diamond Templeton by submission via triangle choke (2:07, R1)
Mohammed Usman def. Derrick Williams by submission via kimura (1:16, R1)
Angel DeAnda def. Mike Morales by TKO via strikes (2:55, R1)
Round By Round Recap
Mohammed Usman vs. Derrick Williams
Round One: The round begins with Usman grabbing Williams and holding him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. Usman scores a takedown on Williams and he gets side control, Usman starts attacking Williams with some ground and pound. Usman locks in the kimura and a tap out follows.
Official Result: Mohammed Usman def. Derrick Williams by submission via kimura (1:16, R1)
Paradise Vaovasa vs. Jalin Turner
Round One: The round begins with Vaovasa attacking Turner with leg kicks, Turner attacks Vaovasa with a punching combination. Turner scores a takedown on Vaovasa and he gets the butterfly guard, Vaovasa scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing. Turner then catches Vaovasa with a left to the midsection, Turner rocks Vaovasa with a knee strike to the head. Turner drops Vaovasa with a knee strike to the midsection and the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Jalin Turner def. Paradise Vaovasa by TKO via knee strikes (1:30, R1)
Joe Neal vs. Alex Rojas
Round One: The round begins with Neal attacking Rojas with leg kicks, Neal then cracks Rojas with a kick to the midsection. Neal follows that up by popping Rojas with a left hook, Neal then cracks Rojas with a two punch combination. Neal backs up Rojas by attempting a high kick that gets blocked, Rojas starts catching Neal with a few leg kicks of his own. Neal continues attacking Rojas with some punching combinations, Neal then hits a swinging Rojas with a counter left hook. Neal comes forward while nailing Rojas with a three punch combination as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Neal
Round Two: The round begins with Rojas trying to attack Neal with punching combinations, Neal drops Rojas with a right uppercut. Neal attacks Rojas with strikes on the ground and the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Joe Neal def. Alex Rojas by TKO via strikes (0:35, R2)
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