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Round 1: The two men touch gloves and get set for battle. Ellenberger lands the first strike of the fight with a short right hand. They trade kicks. Ellenberger lands a counter left hook as Pierson moves in. Ellenberger completes a double leg takedown but Pierson gets back to his feet without much trouble. Ellenberger swinging punches with bad intentions, landing a few good shots in the swarm. Ellenberger shuts off Pierson’s brain with a big left hook, then tags him with a right as he falls to the mat in slow motion.
Jake Ellenberger defeated Sean Pierson via KO (left hook) at 2:42 of round 1.