The rounds ends with Belcher on top of Cofone, landing short punches from side control against the cage. Harris defends the submission attempt and briefly gets top position in mount, before both fighters return to their feet. Serious man points for both fighters! Buttice lands a leg kick, then a body kick and a jab. Adamson takes the center of the cage and looks to stalk Welle and set the tempo for the round. While his opponent avoids the submission attempt, it allows Shupe to get top position and work some Ground and Pound. Shupe stays on top as the round comes to a close.
Brown looked to be moving in to follow up with punches on the ground, but the referee called a quick stoppage to the fight, as Doll had rolled over onto his hands and knees and was clearly out of the fight.
Welle rolls over and Adamson begins working for a Rear Naked Choke. Newton pounces on him and both fighters end up on the ground. Orr returns to his feet, and they resume exchanging punches, with Orr mixing in a few kicks as well. In between rounds, Joffe looks very amped up after finishing the round on a good note, whereas Knuteson is looking a bit exhausted from his efforts. Painter tried to recover and get into guard, but Wolfe ended up mounting him and continuing to work short punches. Both fighters return to their feet, then Rollins clips Nicholas with a flurry of punches, dropping him again. Buttice looks to work combinations, but Ruger responds in kind with combinations of his own.