Danilo Villefort and Kris McCray met in a middleweight war of attrition. The two battled back and forth for fifteen minutes in every part of the game. At the final bell, the Brazilian would have his hand raised in a split decision victory. (29-28, 29-28, 28-29).
Rick Glenn notched a jaw-dropping come-from-behind victory over Alexandre Pimentel. After soundly dominating for two rounds, “Pulga” slipped on a head kick, prompting the American to follow with punches, leaving Pimentel unconscious and handing the Brazilian featherweight his first loss.
Cameron Dollar found himself on receiving end of a beating from Waylon Lowe. The TUF veteran circled into a left hook from the stout featherweight, who immediately followed with a diving bomb of a punch on the ground to seal the deal at 2:58 of the opening round.
The prelims were not free from calamity. Igor Gracie posted a dominant first round against Richard Patishnock, only to see it slip through his fingers. After soundly outgrappling the American welterweight, the member of MMA’s first family returned to his corner to have the bout waved off due to a separated shoulder.
Ozzy Dugulubgov dominated Chris Wade en route to a unanimous decision victory. Brenson Hanson crushed Tom Marcellino with second-round flying knee at the 3:24 mark, putting an end to the night of the New Yorker. A grappling heavy bout between Bill Algeo and Frank Buenafuente saw the Team Titan featherweight sink a rear-naked choke at 3:24 of rd 2 of the evening’s curtain jerker.