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Zach Micklewright vs. Bart Palaszewski
Round 1: Palaszewski landed several low leg kicks early. Micklewright was able to land a nice flurry. Both men clinched against the cage until they were separated and sent back to the middle cage. Palaszewski landed a couple of nice left hooks, but Micklewright was able to land a nice right of his own. Palaszewski grabbed Micklewright by the back of the head and landed a series of punches to the head. Micklewright landed an accidental low blow and the action was paused for a few seconds. The fight resumed and Micklewright landed a nice combination. Palaszewski an unintentional low blow of his own, and Micklewright was given a minute to recover. Palaszewski landed a pair of nice rights. Palaszewski threw another high kick and goth men traded punches as the round came to an end. FightLine.com scores the round 10-9 for Palaszewski.
Round 2: Palaszewski came out swinging and let his hands go. Palaszewski landed a body kick and a straight right hand that knocked Micklewright out.
Bart Palaszewski defeated Zach Micklewright via TKO (strikes) at 0:31 of Round 2.
After the bout Palaszewski said he was always an entertainer first and a fighter second. He said he’s always looking to put on a show for the fans. He said he was working his wrestling for the past three months, but after it didn’t work, he let his hands go.