Matt Mitrione vs. Christian Morecraft (welterweight)

Round 1: Mitrione and Morecraft both nimble on their feet, exchanging strikes. Mitrione tags Morecraft with a punch, knocking him down and he stares at him and lets him back up. Morecraft throwing shots, but not landing. Morecraft connects on a 1-2 combo and Mitrione comes back with a big shot of his own. Mitrione cracks Morecraft with a good punch that backs him off. Mitrione drops Morecraft with a huge punch, he follows up looking for the finish but Morecraft somehow survives and actually gets a takedown. Mitrione works back up and the round ends clinched against the cage.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 Matt Mitrione

Round 2: Touch of the gloves to start the 2nd. Morecraft staying on the offensive, but Mitrione landing the better shots again. Mitrione whipping some good leg kicks that are landing hard on Morecraft. Morecraft goes for a takedown and picks up Mitrone and puts him down with a nice double leg. Mitrione is quick to work up again. Morecraft picks up Mitrione this time and slams him down. Morecraft looking for punches from the guard, but the referee says lack of action and stands it up. Mitrione comes down the middle with a straight left that pops Morecraft. Mitrione crack him with another right, left, right and Morecraft crumbles to the mat, fight is over.

Matt Mitrione def. Christian Morecraft by KO at 4:28, R2

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