Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez vs Tommy “Wild Card” Hayden
Bermudez evaded Hayden’s early takedown attempts and landed a left hook. Hayden jumped in with a flying knee, but Bermudez took him down. Bermudez briefly struck from the top and Hayden fought back to his feet. A lead left hook scored for Bermudez and he sprawled out of a takedown attempt. The fighters scrambled and Bermudez landed a nice knee.
Bermudez ducked directly into a vicious knee from Hayden and fell to his back. Hayden took his back and tried for a reverse triangle choke and then an armbar. Bermudez slammed free and punched from the top. He passed to half-guard and landed short strikes. Hayden stood and Bermudez landed a front kick. He countered a takedown with a standing power guillotine choke and Hayden was forced to submit.
Winner: Dennis Bermudez by Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 4:43 of round one. He improves to 9-3-0.
Michael “Judo” Kuiper vs Jared “The Messenger” Hamman
Hamman landed a nice knee to the body early in the fight and followed with body kicks. Kuiper pressed forward with punches and landed a left hook. Hamman scored with more kicks, but ate a right hand counter. Hamman flurried and Kuiper landed another counter right hook. Kuiper took Hamman down and landed a knee as Hamman stood.
Kuiper hurt Hamman with a right hook and Hamman backed away. A leg kick wobbled Hamman and Kuiper closed in with a knee and right hooks. Kuiper landed at will, but Hamman stayed on his feet. Kuiper finally dropped him, but Hamman stood and retreated. More punches and a head kick scored for Kuiper. Hamman made it to the bell, but his knee appeared to be injured. 10-8 Kuiper.
Hamman fought on in round two, but Kuiper immediately hurt him with leg kicks. Two right hooks wobbled Hamman, but he stayed up. A left hook finally put Hamman down, but he stood against the cage and Kuiper landed two more big shots. Kuiper backed Hamman up with a pair of right hooks and sent him down for good with a vicious uppercut.
Winner: Michael Kuiper by KO (Punch) at 2:16 of round two. He improves to 12-1-0.
Erik “El Goyito” Perez vs Ken Stone
Perez countered a leg kick, right hook combo with a right hook of his own that sent Stone crashing face-first to the mat. Stone recovered enough to roll to his back, but Perez dove in with more punches. Referee Herb Dean intervened to stop the fight as a badly dazed Stone stood and nearly fell down again.
Winner: Erik Perez by TKO (Punches) at 0:17 of round one. He improves to 12-4-0.
Chico “The King” Camus vs Dustin “The Disciple” Pague
Pague opened the fight with a lunging left hook and a spinning backfist. He jabbed and landed another left hook. Camus countered nicely and took Pague down. Pague locked on a loose triangle choke from the bottom and landed elbows. More elbows scored for Pague until Camus finally broke free of the choke. Camus opened a cut on the side of Pague’s head with an elbow, but Pague rolled into an omoplata. Camus escaped and fought off an armbar with hammerfists. 10-9 Pague.
Pague caught a kick and took Camus down in round two. Camus stood soon after and the fighters traded hooks. Camus landed a one-two and fought through an uppercut to take Pague down. Camus landed some solid right hands and passed to side control. Pague fought back to full guard, but not before Camus landed more punches and short elbows. Camus struck from the top until Pague stood just before the bell. 10-9 Camus.
Pague took Camus’s back and dragged him to the mat early in the final round. He landed punches and attempted a rear-naked choke, but Camus scrambled out and alternated between back control and a partial mount. Camus landed punches from the top and continued to control position on the ground. He looked to set up a rear-naked choke and nearly got it late in the round. Pague stood up to escape just before the bell. 10-9 Camus.
Winner: Chico Camus by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) after three rounds. He improves to 12-3-0.
Nik “The Carny” Lentz vs Eiji Mitsuoka
The fighters traded right hooks and Mitsuoka dropped down for a takedown. Lentz countered with a front headlock and he took Mitsuoka’s back in a scramble soon after. Mitsuoka stood and was slammed down to the mat on two occasions. Lentz landed a left hook and tripped Mitsuoka, then tried to move to mount. Mitsuoka prevented him from doing so and landed an upkick.
Mitsuoka briefly stood and was suplexed down once more. Lentz took his back and landed punches. He continued to throw punch after punch while Mitsuoka turtled on the ground. Mitsuoka stopped trying to escape and the fight was stopped after a final series of punches.
Winner: Nik Lentz by TKO (Punches) at 3:45 of round one. He improves to 24-5-2, 1 NC.