Jake Hecht landed a digging leg kick as the fight began. Rich caught a leg kick and used it to drag the fight to the ground. On the way down Hecht's head cut open. Attonito landed some big elbows from the top. Hecht threw his legs up for an arm bar and Attonito used it to pass to side control. Hecht regained his guard but Attonito maintained posture and landed punches to the head and body to close the round.
Jake Hecht attempted an early takedown but Rich Attonito stuffed it and switched to his own takedown attempt. Hecht landed some questionable elbows which dropped Attonito and finished him off with ground and pound.
Jake Hecht was making his UFC debut. He is 11-2 in his MMA career. Rich Attonito is now 3-2 in the UFC and 10-5 in his MMA career. Both fighters are out of American Top Team.