T.J. O’Brien enters to the always exciting “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” by the Dropkick Murphys. Cole Miller with a fist-bump to ring announcer Bruce Buffer.
Josh Rosenthal will be the referee inside the cage.
Round 1: Both fighters with their hands locked and loaded, dancing around in the center of the cage. Each miss on their leg-kick attempts, landing with tight jabs instead. Miller nearly connects with a swooping left hook and backs O’Brien up with a front leg kick. O’Brien fires with a straight right to the body and head, and walks right through a Miller right. Leg kick by Miller lands to the lead leg of O’Brien’s. The two trade leg kicks and O’Brien lands a left. Right by Miller lands on the jaw of O’Brien and looks like he may have hurt his foot on a leg kick to Miller. Miller throws a series of jabs but misses. O’Brien forced to use his left leg as his right seems to be hurting him.
FightLine.com scores the round 10-9 for Miller
Round 2: O’Brien comes out with a leg kick and jab, while Miller fires back with strikes of his own to the body. Jab by O’Brien connects to Miller’s face, forcing him back. Each fighter is using the front leg kick to keep their opponent from getting inside. Left connects from Miller, dropping O’Brien with a counter-left. Kicks to O’Brien’s legs while he is on the ground. Miller cranks the neck, and goes to the top of O’Brien. Miller gets the submission as blood pours from O’Brien’s face.
Cole Miller defeated T.J. O’Brien via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:20 of the second round
Miller mentions he may have broke his hand during the fight.