R1-Ron Verdadero faints a jab. Phil Baroni comes out with a leg kick. Verdadero with a 1-2 counter backs up Phil. Baroni answers with an uppercut and right hook that drops Verdadero. Shimada stops it as Verdadero QUICKLY gets back up. HORRIBLE STOPPAGE. Verdadero wasn’t even hurt. Oh man.
Winner — Phil Baroni (12-10) at :51 of round 1 by TKO (strikes).
Richard Villa upset Drew Fickett with a second-round TKO. Villa followed a game plan that started earlier that day at the weigh-ins.Click here for Icon Sport: Hard Times results and here for Rage in the Cage 113 results.
Fickett came in over weight and had to run off two pounds, which may have taken its toll on him. Villa and his camp figured they would take full advantage of that by letting Fickett come out strong and then tire.