Colin Fletcher vs. Norman Parke
Round 1: They touch gloves. Fletcher lands an outside leg kick. They clinch. Parke presses Fletcher against the cage. Parke works for a takedown and gets it. Fletcher gets back to his feet only to be tripped back to the canvas. Parke works in Fletcher’s half guard. Fletcher looks to isolate an arm. Parke lands a couple of left hands. Parke delivers elbows. Parke advances to side mount. He moves to north-south position. Fletcher scrambles. Parke tries to take his back but Fletcher gains top position in side control. Fletcher lands some short punches in the closing seconds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Parke.
Round 2: They exchange leg kicks. Parke moves in and clinches. Parke presses Fletcher against the cage and secures a body lock takedown. Fletcher rolls and looks to grab a leg. Parke defends it. Parke is in side mount. He moves to north-south position before returning to side mount. Parke applies a one-arm guillotine. Fletcher defends it. Parke advances to the mount position. Parke delivers a hard elbow. Fletcher rolls and gives up his back. Parke applies a body triangle. He works for a choke. Fletcher escapes and gets back to his feet. Two minutes remain in the round. Fletcher works leg kicks. Parke lands a left hand. They exchange leg kicks. Parke delivers a left hand. Fletcher answers with an outside leg kick. Parke lands a combination. Parke goes to the body with a right hand. Parke secures a takedown at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Parke.
Round 3: They touch gloves and hug to start the final round. They exchange and both land. Fletcher picks up the pace. He lands an outside leg kick. Parke lands a right hand. Fletcher misses with a spinning back fist. Parke lands a left hand. Fletcher delivers leg kicks. Parke lands a combination. He delivers a left hand to the jaw of Fletcher. Fletcher has a cut over his left eye. Fletcher moves in with a combination. Parke lands an upercut. Fletcher lands a nice elbow. Fletcher lands a right hand. He delivers a combination. Fletcher lands a spinning back elbow. Parke secures a takedown. Fletcher gets to his feet only to be taken down again. Parke works to take Fletcher’s back. Fletcher stands. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Fletcher.
The judges score the fight for Parke by unanimous decision. The scorecards read: 30-27. 30-27, and 29-28. Parke is The Ultimate Fighter lightweight winner from The Smashes.