Sam Stout vs. James Krause
Round 1: Stout lands an inside leg kick to start the round. Krause changes stances. Krause fires off a high kick and Stout clinches. The work for position along the cage. Stout separates. Krause throwing his jab. Krause delivers an outside leg kick. Krause lands a front kick to Stout’s face followed by another one that hurts Stout. Krause continues to land his jab. Stout having problems with Krause’s reach advantage. Stout lands a right hand. Krause lands a high kick. Stout changes levels for a takedown. Krause ends up on top. Stout is cut over his right eye. Krause delivers a hard elbow. Stout works his way back to his feet. Krause continues to work his jab. He lands a front kick to the body. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Krause.
Round 2: Stout catches a kick from Krause and lands a right hand down the middle. Stout delivers an outside leg kick. Krause continues to land his jab. He steps in and Stout lands a punch to the body that hurts Krause. Stout delivers a kick to the body. Krause changes levels and takes the fight to the ground. He works in Stout’s full guard. Stout scrambles to his feet and lands a kick to the body. Krause steps in with a left hand. Stout answers with leg kicks. Stout picks up the pace. He moves forward with leg kicks. Stout takes Krause down. He lands a series of elbows at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Stout.
Round 3: Stout pressing the pace. He lands to the body. Krause steps in with a hard right hand. They exchange leg kicks. Krause switches stances. Krause jumps in with a flying knee. They exchange with both landing. They exchange leg kicks. Stout landing leg kicks. Krause delivers an uppercut. Krause uses his reach to land his jab. Krause continues to land his jab. He steps in with an elbow. Stout lands outside leg kicks but eats jabs. Stout changes levels and takes Krause down. Krause applies a guillotine choke. He locks it in and Stout is forced to tap out in the closing seconds of the round.
The official time of the submission was 4:47 of the third round.