Antonio Carvalho vs. Darren Elkins
The lone featherweight fight of the night is up next, as Antonio Carvalho (15-5) does battle with Darren Elkins (16-2). The referee will be Yves Lavigne. Elkins is a perfect 4-0 since moving to 145 pounds.
Round 1: Elkins shoots for a takedown, has Carvalho up against the fence, but is unable to get it. He does unload with a nice pair of uppercuts, though. Carvalho with three left hooks that have gotten through and connected. Right counter lands by Carvalho as Elkins comes in. Elkins denied a second takedown. Elkins hurts Carvalho, backs up and lands another big right that drops Carvalho. The ref stopped in, and Carvalho quickly questioned it, but this one was waved off. An interesting stoppage, but Carvalho was hurt both times. His head snapped back the second time.
Darren Elkins def. Antonio Carvalho via TKO (strikes) at 3:06 of Round 1