Round 1: Both fighters come out firing, Lineker looking like he’s getting the better of the early exchanges, but not by much. They clinch up briefly, Gaudinot landing a couple knees to the body, but soon separate and start winging punches again, Lineker doing some good body work. Another flurry ensues, but Lineker landing some solid combinations. Lineker goes to town on Gaudinot’s ribs, winging hug hooking punches to his sides. Gaudinot has finally had enough and shoots and takes Lineker to the mat. In Lineker’s full guard, Gaudinot takes a few elbows to the head before finally getting in some shots of his own. Lineker ties up Gaudinot’s leg, working for a heel hook, but Gaudinot slips out and lands some ground and pound before the bell. MMAWeekly.com scores round one 10-9 for Lineker.
Round 2: Gaudinot opens with a solid combination, follows with a couple leg kicks. Lineker again starts to work on the body, landing heavy hooks to the ribs. Lineker unleashes a flurry, mixing it up from body to head and adding in a knee to the chin. Gaudinot, reeling from the attack, clinches and press Lineker to the fence. Lineker escapes and starts walking Gaudinot down, swinging the entire way. Gaudinot is firing back, but Lineker is the busier fighter, again mixing in a couple knees. Gaudinot though moves in and takes Lineker down and immediately starts ground and pounding from inside Lineker’s guard. Lineker is striking off his back, firing elbows. But Gaudinot keeps working his ground and pound, hammering Lineker’s ribs. Lineker goes after a leg again, but Gaudinot defends and drops a jackhammer of left hands to Lineker’s face and follows with elbows. Lineker tries to get up, but Gaudinot locks on a guillotine. Lineker picks him up and puts him back down on the mat, but Gaudinot holds onto the choke until Lineker goes completely out.
Louis Gaudinot def. John Lineker by Submission (Guillotine Choke) 4:54, R2