Rick Hawn defeated Brent Weedman after three rounds of fighting to claim the honor and he’ll now go on to face lightweight title holder Michael Chandler at a later date.
Heavyweight champion Cole Konrad has a decision-heavy record, but last night he wasted no time in submitting Eric Prindle with a kimura after just 60 seconds of fighting to successfully defnd his title.
Elsewhere, Luis Nogueira booked his place in the bantamweight final with a third round TKO of Hiroshi Nakamura, while Rich Clementi defeated Derek Campos with a first round guillotine choke.
Check out all the results below.
- Rick Hawn def. Brent Weedman via unanimous decision
- Cole Konrad def. Eric Prindle via submission (kimura) at 1.00mins of R1
- Luis Nogueira def. Hiroshi Nakamura via third-round TKO at 1.58mins of Rd3
- Rich Clementi def. Derek Campos via submission (guillotine) at 4.18mins of Rd1