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Jake Hecht vs. Sean Pierson Round 1: Hecht comes out and gets a single leg. Pierson reverses and gets side mount. Hecht trying to stand. Pierson working for a guillotine. Hecht gets him down. Pierson stands up, still has the headlock. Pierson gets underhooks and pushes Hecht back. Hecht gets PIerson down, lands some big shots from the top, bloodies Pierson. They're back on their feet. Pierson driving Hecht into the cage. Pierson working the body. Knee from Hecht on the break. Hecht looking for a high kick. Pierson lands a big right to end the round. BE scores it 10-9 Hecht but a very very close round.
Round 2 Pierson still bleeding from his scalp. Leg kick Pierson. Pierson drives Hecht into the fence, punching the body but takes a knee from Hecht. Hecht reverses. Trading knees for punches. They separate. Uppercut from Pierson. They trade whiffs. High kick from Hecht. They clinch. Hecht pushing Pierson into the cage. They separate and trade. Advantage Pierson. Hecht shoots. Pierson sprawls. Back to the feet. Clinched. Pierson reverses. They separate. Pierson lands. Hecht clinches, Pierson reverses. They spin, then spin back. Hecht against the cage. Separate and trade. Hecht lands a hight kick and a leg kick. Pierson forces a clinch, works for a trip, fails. Pierson lands a hook counter when Hecht tries a superman punch. BE scores it 10-9 Pierson.
Round 3 Hecht gets a single leg and lands in full guard. Pierson gets both butterflies. Ref stands 'em up. No one landing much. Pierson eats a couple of punches. Hecht firing but missing. Hecht shoots on a single, tries for a double. Pierson with underhook. They break. Hecht lands a right. Another. Some exchanges, nothing much connecting. Hecht telegraphing the high kick, whiffing. Pierson lands a punch. Hecht shoots. Pierson standing but against the fence. Ugly round. Separation. More trading and missing. Pierson with a 1-2. Hecht kicks to the body. Pierson peppers Hecht. BE scores it 10-9 for Hecht and the fight 29-28 for Jake Hecht, very very close fight. The judges call it for Sean Pierson 29-28 x3. Sean Pierson def. Jake Hecht by unanimous decision.
Henry Martinez vs. Bernardo Magalhaes Round 1: They touch gloves but there's no bell ring. Now they start. Magalheaes tries to clinch, fails. Martinez coming forward, pawing jab from the southpaw. Magalhaes firing combos. Leg kick from Bernardo. Martinez pawing they trade, both landing. Heads clash. Nice exchanges both landing. Magalhaes with a push kick. Magalhaes drops to guard, attacks Martinez' leg and gets on top but Martinez gets back to his feet. Leg kick Magalhaes. Trading combos. Magalhaes shoots, Martinez sprawls it away. More trading, more head knocking. Ref warns about the headbutts. Martinez landing. Magalhaes coming in and out. They hug on the break. Very close round. BE scores it 10-9 Magalhaes.
Round 2: Martinez taking center cage, both men firing combos. Magalhaes kicks to the body. Martinez misses a kick. Magalhaes slips and lands the counter. Lands again. Magalhaes ducks for a leg, nothing doing. Magalhaes lands a right. Bloody nose for Martinez. Another clash of heads. Martinez lunges with a jab. They clash again. Lot of swinging, lots of missing. More pawing. No landing. Martinez lands. Magalhaes tries to drop for a leg, nothing doing. More combinations. Ugly round. BE scores it 10-9 Martinez.
Round 3: Magalhaes firing first. Knee from Magalhaes. Front kick. Martinez sticking his left out there. Magalhaes charging in behind a flurry. These guys are really good at making each other miss. Martinez lands to the body. Magalhaes with a spinning kick. Front kick. Trade leg kicks. Another clash, not much landing. Magalhaes being the aggressor. Martinez might be fading. Magalhaes grabs the waist and Martinez hips him out. Martinez lands a combo. Knee from Magalhaes. Lots of empty seats in Florida so far. Magalhaes shoots. Martinez sprawls out. They trade standing to end the fight. BE scores it 10-9 Magalhaes for a 29-28 final score. The judges score it 30-27, 29-28 x2 for Martinez. Henry Martinez def. Bernardo Magalhaes by unanimous decision.
Buddy Roberts vs. Caio Magalhaes Round 1: Middleweight bout. Hope this one breaks the streak of stinkers. Roberts comes forward and lands a big right that drops Magalhaes. Caio trying to recover. Roberts lets him. Roberts winging big shots. Roberts lands a 1-2-1. Magalhaes body kick. Magalhaes shoots, Roberts sprawls. Not they're up against the cage, Magalhaes trying to get a single. Roberts falls but is back up quickly. Still backed into the fence. Roberts hurts Magalhaes again but they get back up. Magalhaes whiffing on high kick. Roberts tries a front switch kick, misses. Magalhaes counters with a miss of his own. Roberts comes forward on a combo. Roberts lands a hard right hand. Magalhaes fires back. BE scores the first round 10-9 Roberts.
Round 2: Magalhaes lands a right behind the ear. Magalhaes shoots, forcing Roberts against the cage. Gets Roberts down for an instant, they stay clinched after Roberts stands. Magalhaes elevates Roberts with a high crotch attempt but Roberts' balance is incredible. They separate. Magalhaes looks drained. Roberts charges in with a right hand, lands mostly arm but rattles Magalhaes. Roberts lands a leg kick. Magalhaes lands a leg kick but cowers from the counter. Again. Roberts charges in behind punches. Magalhaes lands a left to end it. BE scores it 10-9 Roberts.
Round 3: Front kick from Roberts. Magalhaes landing a leg kick. They trade jabs. Roberts circles away. Roberts whiffs on a combo. High kick from Magalhaes, partially blocked. Front kick from Roberts pushes Magalhaes back. Magalhaes shoots again. Roberts goes down. Roberts wall walks back to his feet. Magalhaes picks him up and Roberts goes down. Roberts in closed guard. Magalhaes tries for a leg lock that allows Roberts to stand. Roberts lands an uppercut and a left. Roberts circling away as time runs out. They trade jabs. Roberts tries a flying knee. They end against the fence. BE scores it 10-9 Roberts for a total of 30-27 Roberts. The judges score it 30-27 x2, 29-28 for Buddy Roberts. Buddy Roberts def. Caio Magalhaes by unanimous decision.
Brent Brookhouse taking things back over from here on out...
Tim Means vs. Justin Salas - Round 1 - Means comes out and immediately hurts Salas. A lot of knees landing now for Means and Salas drops. Means can't finish him, they're back to the feet and Means blasts him some more and this is over. That was just a drubbing. Tim Means wins by TKO (strikes), 1:06 of round 1.
Dustin Pague vs. Jared Papazian - Round 1 - Papazian comes out looking to stalk and he lands a little. Pague ends up getting to full mount on the ground and lands a sharp elbow. Pague takes the back and almost slips off but the cage saves him and he gets his hooks in. Switching to a body triangle. He finally locks in the rear naked choke, and that'll do it. Dustin Pague wins by submission (rear naked choke), 3:21 of round 1.
Leonard Garcia vs. Matt Grice - Round 1 - Garcia restrained early as he circles and Grice tries to track him down. Garcia with two jabs and a right hand, all of which miss. Grice with an easy takedown . Garcia working his legs up but eats an elbow and a few short punches. Nice big punches from Grice. Grice pases one leg, looking to continue advancing position. Grice with some nice punches. Grice passes to side mount and now goes to a north-south choke. Grice bails on it and is back on top in Garcia's half guard. Nice punches and elbows by Grice now, Garcia throws up his legs for an armbar but nothing there. 10-9 Grice.
Round 2- Garcia with a high kick, Grice with one in return. Grice tries for a takedown, can't get it, lands a high kick and avoids one in return from Garcia. Very nice double leg by Grice under the punches of Garcia and he gets a takedown. Grice just punching away now, picking his spots and wearing Garcia out. Grice lands three hard punches again. Grice is making sure to do plenty to make sure there's no real danger of a stand-up or anything. Big elbows now. Grice is dominating here. 10-9 Grice.
Round 3 - Two jabs and an uppercut from Garcia that miss by a mile. He's just not a good striker, he has no sense of spacing. Grice waits, shoots, can't get it but lands a punch. Big left hook by Grice clips Garcia, who throws his punches from far too far away. Garcia tries to rush him and gets taken down. Big punch by Grice and another. Grice pounds away to the final bell. Grice takes a clean sweep.
Official scorecards: 30-27 across the board. Matt Grice wins by decision.
Seth Baczynski vs. Lance Benoist - Round 1 - They're trading some punches and kicks early before Benoist lands a very hard body kick. Benoist with a really nice takedown now and he's on top in Baczynski's guard. Now he's trying to pass guard while Baczynski goes to stand up using the cage and Benoist lands an illegal knee. They take a break, make sure Baczynski is okay and go back to it. Baczynski landing some decent strikes and Benoist jumps on him and almost takes the back standing before trying to transition to a standing head and arm choke but can't finish it. Benoist tries for another takedown but ends up as the one on bottom. Good upkick by Benoist but he's losing this round. 10-9 Baczynski.
Round 2 - Benoist looking a little better early before Baczynski dropped for a takedown and Benoist lands another illegal knee, that one not quite as blatant. They restart and now Benoist gets the takedown. He's not doing a lot with it but then after a Baczynski armbar attempt, Benoist flurries hard and lands a few punches. Benoist isn't able to do a lot on the ground and as he tries to pass he allows Seth back to his feet. Bacsynski with a big knee and now gets a takedown of his own. Baczynski with some nice ground and pound. Tough round to score, Benoist "controlled" more of it, but Baczynski did the most offensively. 10-9 Baczynski I guess.
Round 3 - Baczynski gets a Thai plum and he lands a few knees. Benoist eats a knee and is pouring blood now. He does manage to get a takedown though. Not a ton of great work being done by Benoist again on top. Baczynski is landing some elbows off his back, Benoist is landing a few of his own. They're stood up for a lack of action with a minute left. Benoist tries to jump on him again and gets thrown to the ground. Baczynski landing some good punches again. 10-9 Benoist I guess? I have no clue. One guy won, the other guy lost.
Official Scorecards: 30-27 Benoist, 29-28 Baczynski, 29-28 Baczynski. Seth Baczynski wins by split decision.
Mike Pierce vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha - Round 1 - They clinch up early and Rocha is landing some knees to the body. A lot of Pierce pushing him into the cage. After a lot of clinching, Rocha kinda, sorta pulls guard and has the butterfly guard. Piece chooses to stand back up. Boy, just not a lot going on here. Pierce lands a hook and now gets a big double leg takedown with about half a minute left. Then he lets him back up. 10-9 Pierce.
Round 2 - Pierce trying to be a bit more aggressive and he...pushes Rocha into the cage. Pierce with a double leg and Rocha attacks a limb, almost grabs a leg and now Pierce stands over him. Left hand by Pierce. Another left hand and now a body shot. Pierce is starting to stay on top and work some striking now, landing some good shots. Pierce doing some nice work now that he's willing to engage on the ground. 10-9 Pierce.
Round 3 - Pierce gets right inside and looks for a takedown and settles initially for pushing Rocha into the cage again. They're restarted for lack of action, Pierce with a left hand and now a takedown. Piece wight some very heavy shots in the final ten seconds of the fight and Rocha is just about knocked out but the bell saves him. 10-9 Pierce.
Official scorecards: 30-27 Rocha, 30-27 Pierce, 30-27 Pierce. Mike Pierce wins by split decision. I suspect we're going to find out later that the scores were written in the wrong column or something of that nature.