Devonte Smith vs. Khama Worthy
Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Smith nails Worthy with a kick to the midsection. Worthy backs up Smith with a front kick to the midsection, Worthy nails Smith with a right to the midsection. Smith accidentally pokes Worthy in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Worthy attacking Smith with a combination. Worthy starts winning the leg kick battle against Smith, Worthy then cracks Smith with a straight right. Worthy drops a swinging Smith with a counter strike combination, Worthy pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Khama Worthy def. Devonte Smith by TKO via strikes (4:15, R1)
#8 Derek Brunson vs. #10 Ian Heinisch
Round One: The round begins with Heinisch rocking Brunson with a head kick, Brunson recovers and he gets Heinisch against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Brunson attacks Heinisch with a left, Heinisch charges at Brunson while swinging away at him. Brunson comes forward and he nails Heinisch with a few lefts, Heinisch briefly looks for a takedown against Brunson before eating a left. Brunson goes for multiple high kicks and Heinisch blocks them all, Brunson grabs the leg of Heinisch before a striking exchange breaks out. Heinisch goes back to the high kicks and Brunson blocks them all, Brunson nails a swinging Heinisch with a counter strike combination. Brunson gets Heinisch against the cage wall as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Heinisch
Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Heinisch looks for a takedown after Brunson nails him with a two punch combination. Brunson looks for a high kick and Heinisch blocks it, Brunson cracks a backing Heinisch with a few lefts. Brunson also attacks Heinisch with kicks to the midsection, Brunson charges at Heinisch while landing a multiple strike combination. Heinisch looks for another takedown and Brunson nails him with a right, Heinisch takes a few swings after Brunson slipped on a kick attempt. Brunson attacks Heinisch with some more kicks to the midsection, Heinisch looks for a takedown and Brunson counters with a few lefts as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Brunson (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)
Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some kicks, Heinisch and Brunson have a striking exchange in the center of the Octagon. Brunson scores a takedown and Heinisch gets right back up, Brunson grabs Heinisch and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Brunson backs up Heinisch by landing a few lefts. Brunson scores another takedown on Heinisch and Heinisch gets back up again, Heinisch nails a clinching Brunson with an elbow strike to the head. Brunson then cracks a swinging Heinisch with a counter left, Heinisch eats a body kick before landing a two punch combination. Brunson again nails Heinisch with a kick to the midsection, Heinisch and Brunson swing away at each other as the round ends.
Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Brunson (Final Score: 29-28 for Brunson)
Official Result: #8 Derek Brunson def. #10 Ian Heinisch by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Gabriel Benitez vs. Sodiq Yusuff
Round One: The round begins with Yusuff popping a kicking Benitez with some rights, Yusuff follows Benitez around the cage while landing combinations. Benitez tries slowing Yusuff down by throwing a variety of kicks, Benitez nails Yusuff with a knee strike to the midsection. Benitez and Yusuff exchange a bunch of leg kicks, Yusuff goes for a high kick and Benitez blocks it, Benitez cracks a kicking Yusuff with a counter left, Benitez drops Yusuff with a left and Yusuff gets up while eating more strikes from Benitez. Yusuff backs up Benitez by throwing an overhand left, Benitez cracks a swinging Yusuff with a counter left. Yusuff drops a swinging Benitez with a counter right, Yusuff pounces on a downed Benitez until the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Sodiq Yusuff def. Gabriel Benitez by TKO via strikes (4:14, R1)
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