UFC Fight For the Troops 2 will take place Saturday, Jan. 22 from Fort Hood, in Killeen, Texas and will air live on Spike TV. The event will headline lightweight contenders Melvin Guillard vs. Evan Dunham. Co-headliners Matt Mitrione vs. Tim Hague. Check back here Sat. night for live updates of the event with full play-by-play action.
Lightweight bout: Evan Dunham vs. Melvin Guillard
Melvin Guillard defeats Evan Dunham via TKO in Round One – 2:58
The two touch gloves and back up. Dunham lands a kick to the mid-section. Dunham gets double underhooks and pulls Guillard down. Guillar starts working to stand and lands some serious uppercuts on the way up. An awkward high kick is missed by Guillard. Guillard lands to the mid-section. Melvin rocks Dunham with a right that drops him. Dunham tries to grab a leg and gets knee’d over and over a( one of which is questionably illegal) along with uppercuts. Mario Yamasaki stops the fight at 2:58
Heavyweight bout: Matt Mitrione vs. Tim Hague
Matt Mitrione defeats Tim Hague via TKO in Round One – 2:59
Hague comes out swinging and lands a hook. Hague throws a head kick that misses. Mitrione throws a low leg kick and Hague grabs it. Hague attempts the takedown but Mitrione uses a guillotine to stand back up. The two land inside leg kicks but Hague stumbles down and gets back up. Mitrione continues to land the inside kick. Mitrione injures Hague with a straight left and swarms all over Hague on the way down and finishes.
Featherweight bout: Mark Hominick vs. George Roop
Mark Hominick defeats George Roop via KO in Round One – 1:28
Heavyweight bout: Pat Barry vs. Joey Beltran
Pat Barry defeats Joey Beltran via unanimous decision (30-27, 27-28, 30-27)
Barry looks very calm as he stalks Beltran against the fence. Beltran clinches and Barry pushes him to the fence. Beltran reverses and fails a takedown attempt. Ref Yamasaki resets them. The two exchange some punches and Beltran gets Barry against the fence again, utilizing some dirty boxing. Barry is knee’d to the groin and Yamasaki gives Barry time to recover. Barry comes back stalking Beltran to the corner and the bell rings.An uneventful first round. Caged Insider gives Beltran a 10-9 over Barry.
Barry takes control of center of cage and quickly throws a high kick that lands. Barry starts landing shots and low kicks. Beltran responds with a series of strikes moving forward and clinches. Beltran pulls Barry down to one knee but Barry quickly pops back up. Barry lands a loud kick to the lower leg of Beltran than comes with a high kick. Beltran looksin trouble with injury on the front leg but continues to try and come forward. Barry continues chopping the limping leg of Beltran. Barry is loosening and Beltran continues coming forward and finishes with a clinch and knee. Caged Insider gives Barry a 10-9 over Beltran.
Barry lands a high kick to the face. Beltran tries to answer but misses a high kick. Beltran takes another strike to the face with a spinning kick. Third attempt by Barry is not landed. Beltran clinches to the fence and knees the inside leg. Beltran backs up and lands some stikes to the face. Beltran is starting to mount a comeback with combination’s. Barry attempts to push off Beltran and accidentally pokes the eye of Beltran. The ref gives him time to recover but Beltran is holding eye shut. Barry starts destroying the leg of Beltran. The fight ends with Beltran collapsing from leg kicks. Caged Insider gives Barry the win with a 10-9 third round.
Lightweight bout: Cole Miller vs. Matt Wiman
Matt Wiman defeats Cole Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Lightweight bout: Cody McKenzie vs. Yves Edwards
Yves Edwards defeats Cody McKenzie via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:33
Welterweight bout: DaMarques Johnson vs. Mike Guymon
DaMarques Johnson defeats Mike Guymon via verbal submission (injury) – Round 1, 3:22.
Featherweight bout: Mike Brown vs. Rani Yahya
Rani Yahya defeats Mike Brown via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Lightweight bout: Waylon Lowe vs. Willamy Freire
Waylon Lowe defeats Willamy Freire via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Welterweight bout: Charlie Brenneman vs. Amilcar Alves
Charlie Brenneman defeats Amilcar Alves via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Bantamweight bout: Will Campuzano vs. Chris Cariaso
Chris Cariaso defeats Will Campuzano via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)