Anthony Perosh vs. Cyrille Diabate
Round One: They touch gloves, and we’re underway. Perosh keeps threatening to shoot for the takedown, but Cyrille keeps him away with teeps. They feel each other out, with Diabate getting the better of the occasional exchanges. Perosh is already cut, even though Cyrille hasn’t really landed anything of significance. Perosh shoots for a takedown, but a nice sprawl from Cyrille. Perosh pulls guard, but Diabate lands a few shots and then stands up. Diabate throws a body kick, but Perosh catches it and takes Cyrille down. Perosh in side control, looking for an arm triangle. Diabate gets Perosh in half guard, and Perosh throws some occasional strikes as this round comes to an end.
Round Two: Diabate lands a knee to Perosh’s body. Nice 1-2 from Diabate, but Perosh takes him down and lands in guard. Diabate unsuccessfully attempts a sweep and Perosh gets full mount. Perosh takes Diabate’s back and threatens with a rear naked choke, but Diabate escapes. Diabate is mounted again. Perosh moves to north-south, and eventually side control. He’s threatens with an arm-triangle, but gives it up and mounts Cyrille again. Nice ground and pound from Perosh, causing Diabate to give up his back. Perosh attempts another rear-naked choke, and this time around he manages to get the tap. Anthony Perosh def. Cyrille Diabate via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:09