The Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine was the location the Ultimate Fighting Championship Fight Night series. The main card of the event was televised on the Fox Sports 1 Network. The action was fierce and here is how it all went down:
The opening fight featured featherweights as Brazilian Thiago Tavares (22-5-1) met American Robbie “Problems” Peralta (18-4-1). Known as a power puncher, Peralta was looking to bang early while the Brazilian searched for the cage floor. Tavares took a full back mount and was able to ground-and-pound the American with no mercy. He controlled his adversary and was able to secure a rear naked choke submission with less than a minute left.
The night continued with heavyweights when Shawn “The Savage” Jordan (15-6) and Jack “The Outlaw” May (7-1) met in the legendary Octagon for three go-rounds. Initially, both big boys were tentative but the artillery finally started to fly late the in opening salvo. Jordan, looking like he has not missed a meal ever, was constantly moving with “The Outlaw” stalking him around the cage. “The Savage” managed a takedown in the last minute and was able to land some elbows. May was able to seriously hurt Jordan midway through the second and was landing at will, but “The Savage” was able secure another takedown to stop the assault. Jordan grinded May while on the ground but was not able to secure a submission. The final stanza saw “The Savage” get an early takedown, complete a back mount and ground-and-pound May with complete savagery. The referee finally called a halt to the bout as May was getting brutalized.
Welterweights Seth “Polish Pistola” Brczynski (18-9) and Alan “Drama” Jouban (9-2) kept the action going in scrap set for three round. The fight was a slugfest with the “Polish Pistola” taking the early minutes of the round as he landed hard strikes and briefly decked Jouban. “Drama” stabilized himself and began to return fire. Jouban detonated a left hook that sent Brczynski to the mat; the “Polish Pistola” was out. The referee immediately stopped the bout. It was an impressive UFC debut for Alan Jouban.