Octagonside by Anthony Springer Jr.
In the night’s main event, the original Ultimate Fighter, Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez went toe-to-toe with Clay “The Carpenter” Guida for three rounds. When the final bell sounded, Sanchez emerged the victor and likely number one contender, earning a split decision victory over a game Guida. All three judges scored the contest 29-28, two awarding the bout to Sanchez, and one to Guida.
The second Ultimate Fighter trophy would be claimed by James Wilks, who submitted Andre Winner with a rear naked choke with less than ten seconds left in the first round. Chris “Lights Out” Lytle battered Kevin Burns on the way to a 29-28 bloody unanimous decision victory.
Ross Pearson showed the world why he’s “The Real Deal,” beating Andre Winner by unanimous decision to become the UK’s second Ultimate Fighter.
In the night’s first main card bout, Joe “Daddy” Stevenson bests fellow Ultimate Fighter Nate Diaz via unanimous decision.
Melvin Guillard earned a razor thin split decision over Gleison Tibau.
“Bad” Brad Blackburn defeated wrestler Edgar Garcia via controversial split decision.
A big knee and several punches propelled Tomas Drwal to victory over Mike Ciesnolevicz at 4:48 in the first round.
Nick Oscipczak defeated Frank Lester via rear naked choke in the first round.
Jason Dent defeated Cameron Dollar in the first round with an anaconda choke as time threatened to expire.