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Rich Attonito vs. Jamie Yager
Round 1: Yager started off aggressive landing several punches and leg kicks. Yager stayed aggressive until Attonito was able to score a takedown, but Yager got quickly back to his feet. Attonito landed a nice right, but Yager was able to counter with a combination. Attonito tagged Yager with a right and attempted another takedown, but Yager was able to stuff it by landing several elbows to Attonito’s head. Attonito tagged Yager again with a right, and Yager looks like he’s starting to gas. Close round. FightLine.com scores the round 10-9 for Yager.
Round 2: Both fighters started off swinging. They stayed standing and exchanged punches, with Attonito landing a nice left hook. Yager answered with a couple of nice shots of his own. Attonito pegged Yager with a couple of more lefts as the tide seems to be swinging towards Attonito’s favor. Attonito continued to pick away at Yager with lefts and managed to take Yager down and get his back. Attonito got Yager’s back and attempted a rear-naked coke, got the hooks in and started landing punches to the side of Yager’s head before the referee finally waved it off.
Rich Attonito defeated Jamie Yager via TKO (strikes) at 4:25 of Round 2.