It’s Tuesday night and for the 7th out of 8 scheduled weeks we head inside the TUF gym in Las Vegas, Nevada, for 5 exciting contests.
This week kicks off with a Flyweight rematch from the main event of Jackson’s MMA Series XVII, as Nick Urso & Jordan Espinosa look to settle unfinished business. Mark “The Pride of Bloomfield” Cherico meets Mike “Little Bully” Santiago at Featherweight. Back for his 2nd appearance on the contender series Joby Sanchez faces South Africa’s JP Buys. Former Legacy FC Bantamweight champion Steven “Ocho” Peterson squares off with Benito “Golden Boy” Lopez. And in the main event at Light Heavyweight Anton “The Body Snatcher” Berzin collides with the undefeated Kennedy “African Savage” Nzechukwu
205: Kennedy Nzechukwu (3-0) def. Anton Berzin (5-2) by (29-27, 28-29, 29-27) split decision
135: Benito Lopez (8-0) def. Steven Peterson (15-6) by (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)split decision
125: Joby Sanchez (10-2) def. JP Buys (4-2) by TKO (punches) 2:28 R
145: Mike Santiago (19-9) def. Mark Cherico (11-2) by KO (punches) 2:59 R1
125: Jordan Espinosa (11-5) def. Nick Urso (10-4) def. by technical submission (darce choke) 1:23 R1
*Joby Sanchez & Benito Lopez both are awarded contract this week