TJ Grant vs. Carlo Prater
Round 1: They exchange leg kicks. Prater using his jab. They exchange leg kicks again. Grant moves in with a right hand. They clinch. Grant lands a knee to the body before the separate. Grant goes for a single leg takedown. Prater defends it but Grant has him pressed against the cage. Grant uses an under hook to get free. They clinch and Grant lands a knee to the body. Prater lands a right hand on the separation. Grant lands a combination. Prater goes for a takedown but Grant shakes it off. Prater rolls for a knee bar but Grant gets free and on top. Grant passes his guard into side control. The round ends. MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Grant.
Round 2: Prater lands an outside leg kick to start the round. Grant counters with a right hand. Grant works for a single leg takedown. Prater defends it but Grant has him pressed against the fence. Grant delivers knees to the body and a big elbow on the break. Prater lands a leg kick and Grant ties him up and presses him against the cage. Grant lands a short elbow. They separate. Grant is dictating the pace. Prater moving on the outside. Grant uses punches to get to the clinch. The work for position along the cage. Grant goes for a takedown but Prater immediately bounces back to his feet. Prater moving laterally. He goes for a single leg takedown. Grant grabs his head and drops down for a takedown and gets it. Grant advances to side mount. He lands a series of right hands to the head and punches to the body. Prater reverses him as the round ends. MMAWekly scores the round 10-9 for Grant.
Round 3: Prater moves forward with strikes but Grant moves him back and lands a right hand. They exchange jabs. Grant lands a combination. Grant moves in with a punch and gets the takedown. Prater grabs his neck. Grant passes to side mount. Prater working for a guillotine. Grant gets free . Prater rolls and tries to get up. Grant takes his back. Prater rolls back over and Grant is back in side control. Grant advances to the mount position. Prater rolls and Grant has his back and sinks in both hooks. Prater scrambles free momentarily. Grant takes his back as Prater stands. Grant elevates him and slams in to the canvas. Grant works for an arm bar at the bell. MMAWeekly.com scores the round 10-9 for Grant.
The all score the fight 30-27 for TJ Grant by unanimous decision.