Mike Ricci vs. Jorge Gurgel
We’ve reached the main event, as Mike Ricci does battle with Jorge Gurgel.
Ricci (8-4) is coming off a split decision loss to Myles Jury, while Gurgel (14-9) has dropped four of his last five – all of which came with Strikeforce.
Two things of note: Firas Zahabi left his announce position to corner Ricci, who walked to the cage with his sword.
Round 1: Gurgel with a huge right hand and Ricci responds, taking him to the canvas with a double-leg. Ricci landing some nice shots from the top position, including an elbow to the face. Ricci in complete control, landing some overhead elbows to the face as we approach the two-minute mark. Ricci continues to tee off, bloodying up Gurgel and the ref steps in. This one is all over.
Mike Ricci def. Jorge Gurgel via TKO (strikes) at 3:57 of Round 1