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Main Event: Mark Godbeer vs. Cheick Kongo – heavyweight tournament semifinals
Round 1: Kongo gets the takedown and is on top. Godbeer gets back to his feet. Kongo has Godbeer up against the cage. Kongo takes a shot to the groin and is given time to recover. Back to action. Kongo gets the takedown. Godbeer gets right back up. Godbeer lands a big right hand. Kongo gets another takedown and again Godbeer gets back to his feet. Kongo is not letting Godbeer any separation for strikes. Kongo lands a big knee as Round 1 ends.
Round 2: Godbeer lands an inside leg kick. Kongo misses with a superman punch. Kongo takes Godbeer’s back and lands a couple big knees to the back of the thigh. Kongo gets Godbeer in the clinch and lands some big knees and he gets the knockout to end the fight.
Official Results: Cheick Kongo wins by TKO at 2:04 of Round 2 over Mark Godbeer
Co-Main Event: Lavar Johnson vs. Vinicius Queiroz – heavyweight tournament semifinals
Round 1: Queiroz lands a right hand which drops Johnson and gets the knockout.
Official Results: Vinicius Queiroz wins by knockout at 00:23 of Round 1 over Lavar Johnson
Bout 9: Anthony Leone vs. Rafael “Morcego” Silva – Summer Series bantamweight tournament final
Round 1: They tap gloves. Silva misses with a high kick and also misses with a spinning back kick. Leone lands a left hook. Silva gets a takedown and is on top. Leone goes for the triangle but can’t lock it in. Silva takes Leone’s back. Leone gets back up and goes for the takedown but is stopped by the bell.
Round 2: Thy tap gloves to start Round 2. Silva misses with his first few strikes of Round 2. Leone throws a wild overhand right which misses. Silva gets the takedown and is in side control. Silva takes Leone’s back and tries for the rear naked choke. Round 2 ends with Silva in control.
Round 3: They tap gloves once again. Silva misses with a spinning back kick. Silva lands an inside leg kick. Leone misses with a big overhand right. Leone clips Silva with a superman punch which briefly drops Silva. Silva recovers and gets the takedown. Leone is trying to escape but is unsuccessful. Leone is finally able to escape and both fighters are on their feet. Leone gets the takedown but ends up on his back as the fight comes to an end.
Official Decision: Rafael Silva wins by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) over Anthony Leone
Bout 8: Jason Butcher vs. Mikkel Parlo – middleweight tournament semifinals
Round 1: Butcher lands a leg kick. Parlo lands a good right hand. Butcher throws a kick which Parlo catches and knocks Butcher to the ground. Both fighters back to their feet. Butcher gets a takedown. and Parlo gets to his feet immediately. Butcher lands a left to the head. Parlo lands a big right hand and knocks Butcher to the ground. Parlo lets him back up. Parlo gets Butcher in the clinch up against the cage as Round 1 ends.
Round 2: Butcher lands a good uppercut. Butcher is moving forward and landing big strikes inside. Parlo lands a good combination and Butcher is starting to bleed. Parlo lands a good right hand to the chin. Parlo lands a head kick. Parlo lands another good combination of strikes to the face of Butcher. Parlo lands a big right and moves in to go for the finish, but Butcher is saved by the bell as Round 2 ends.
Round 3: Butcher tries to et the fight to the ground but Parlo wants none of it. Parlo is starting to bleed over his right eye. Butcher looks visibly exhausted. Parlo lands a straight left jab. Parlo lands a big body shot to the ribs. Butcher tries again to get the fight to the ground but Parlo does not go for it. Parlo is in control as the fight ends.
Official Decision: Mikkel Parlo wins by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) over Jason Butcher
Bout 7: Joe Pacheco vs. Brennan Ward – middleweight tournament semifinals
Round 1: Ward gets the takedown and is on top with Pacheco in full guard. Pacheco gets back to his eet and gets a takedown of his own.Both fighters back to their feet. Pacheco gets another takedown and is in side control. Ward is trying to escape. Pacheco steps over to full mount as Round 1 ends.
Round 2: Ward lands a left hook. Pacheco goes for a takedown and can’t get it. Ward gets Pacheco to the ground and gets a full back mount. Both fighters back to their feet. Pacheco goes for another takedown and can’t get it. Ward locks in the guillotine and Pacheco taps for the submission.
Official Results: Brennan Ward wins by submission (front naked choke) at 2:41 of Round 2 over Joe Pacheco
Bout 6: Scott Cleve vs. Isaac DeJesus
Official Results: Scott Cleve wins by TKO at 3:14 of Round 2 over Isaac DeJesus
Bout 5: Javy Ayala vs. Thiago “Big Monster” Santos
Official Results: Javy Ayala wins by Knockout at 5:00 of Round 1 over Thiago Santos
Bout 4: Brandon Girtz vs. Poppies Martinez
Official Results: Brandon Girtz wins by submission(armbar) at 1:20 of Round 1 over Poppies Martinez
Bout 3: Stephen Martinez vs. Bryan Travers
Official Results: Stephen Martinez wins by technical submission (guillotine) at 0:56 of Round 1 over Bryan Travers
Bout 2: Cain Carrizosa vs. Juan Quesada
Official Results: Cain Carrizosa wins by Submission(Triangle Choke) at 4:51 of Round 2 over Juan Quesada
Bout 1: Brandon Cash vs. William Richey
Official Results: Brandon Cash wins by TKO at 5:00 of Round 2 over William Richey