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1. 190LB Catch Weight 5x5x5 Rounds
Jonathan Perley (0-0) vs Justin Parsons (0-0)
RD 1: A hard jab right away by Perley. Perley then rocks him with another jab making Parsons try to run away. Perley ducks a punch and drops him with a knee to the head to end the fight.
Result: Jonathan Perley via KO at 1:20 of Round 1
2. Flyweight 5x5x5 Rounds
Michelle House (0-0) vs Alyssa Krahn (1-0)
RD 1: Krahn gets a takedown and moves quickly to mount. Krahn lands hard elbows and punches and does a nice job landing them around the defense of House and not wasting her shots. Finally the ref calls an end to it.
Result: Alyssa Krahn via TKO at 1:08 of Round 1
3. Lightweight 5x5x5 Rounds
Jake Poitras (1-0) vs Gurjeet Bilkhu (1-0)
RD 1: They come out and trade punches right away. Poitras hurts him and lands more till the ref stops it.
Result: Jake Poitras via TKO at 0:22 of Round 1
4. Featherweight 5x5x5 Rounds
Brendan Ekstrom (0-0) vs Cam Yallits (2-2)
RD 1: Yallits slams him down and quickly gets side control. Ekstrom offers no resistance in letting Yallits get mount. Yallits is looking for subs but would be better off right now landing some punches as he is doing nothing to set the subs up. A nice sweep and escape by Ekstrom and they briefly exchange punches. They drop down with Yallits on top. Yallits is not active at all from a dominant position. Yallits gets his back and starts to land punches till the ref stops it.
Result: Cam Yallits via TKO at 4:25 of Round 1
5. 160LB Catch Weight 5x5x5 Rounds
Liam McGowan (1-0) vs Nick Hrabec (2-1)
RD 1: They immediately clinch on the cage. Both fighters seem to be content to hang out there. No action here at all. Finally they separate and throw occasional strikes but both seem more concerned with not getting hit. McGowan drops him with a leg kick and when he gets up he takes him back down.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 McGowan
RD 2: McGowan desperately tries for a takedown but can’t get it. Hrabec accidentally pokes him in the eye stopping action. When they resume Hrabec tries to push the action and lands some punches till McGowan forces a clinch that breaks up quickly. McGowan looks tired. Both fighters are throwing occasional strikes but nothing big. McGowan punches his way into a clinch but Hrabec breaks off quickly. Hrabec is punching from too far away. McGowan lands a couple punches and a kick low stopping action and enticing boos from the pro Hrabec crowd. They resume and trade some punches at the end of the round.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Hrabec
RD 3: Hrabec claims he was kicked low but the ref says he didn’t see it. McGowan gets a takedown but is doing nothing offensive with it. Finally McGowan lands some punches. Hrabec scrambles and gets on top and lands some short body shots from half guard. Hrabec is bleeding from the nose. Hrabec lands some punches but McGowan escapes and they stand clinched on the cage. Hrabec is warned for holding the cage. McGowan lands a nice knee to the body. They separate and McGowan takes him down but only briefly. Hrabec gets a takedown and lands hard punches at the end.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Hrabec
My score card: 29-28 Hrabec
Result: Nick Hrabec via Split Decision (28-29/29-28/29-28)
6. Welterweight 5x5x5 Rounds
Corey Atkinson (3-3) vs Merrick Duggan (7-2)
RD 1: Quick takedown by Duggan. Duggan traps an arm and rains down punches. Nice elbows by Duggan. Duggan gets his back and a rear naked and the tap.
Result: Merrick Duggan via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:32 of Round 1
7. Welterweight 5x5x5 Rounds
Aaron Shymr (4-4) vs Ryan Rother (5-5)
RD 1: Immediately they clinch up on the cage. Shymr gets a takedown and lands a couple head shots. Shymr stands and drops punches and gets in guard again. Nice sweep by Rother and her gets mount. Nice reverse of the position by Shymr and he gets back on top. Not much action here. Some head shots land for Shymr. Shymr’s corner yells to push Rother’s head to the cage, but they are not close enough to do that.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Shymr
RD 2: Shymr gets a takedown. The ref warns them to work. An occasional punch by Shymr is all that is happening. Shymr postures up and throws punches but they are mostly blocked. Shymr stands and Rother lands a nice up kick and Shymr jumps back into guard. Rother tries for an arm but can’t get it.
I scored RD 2: 10-10
RD 3: Shymr gets a takedown and lands punches. Rother is bleeding pretty bad from the nose. Shymr is being more active on top this time. Shymr moves to side control and then mount and then gets his back and a rear naked for the tap.
Result: Aaron Shymr via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:53 of Round 3
8. 150LB Catch Weight 5x5x5 Rounds
Aaron Armstrong (5-3) vs Matthew Spisak (7-5)
RD 1: Armstrong is throwing hard leg kicks. Spisak rushes in and they clinch and Spisak goes for a guillotine. They drop down and Spisak gets his back and looks for a rear naked. Spisak flattens him. Armstrong taps but the ref misses it. Amazingly the ref misses it again as Armstrong taps a second time. Finally he sees the third attempt to tap by Armstrong.
Result: Matthew Spisak via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:06 of Round 1
Submission of the Night: Matthew Spisak
Knockout of the Night: Alyssa Krahn
Fight of the Night: Michelle House vs Alyssa Krahn