Mike Mason came out on top in his professional debut submitting Chad Williams just over one minute into the main event. Before making his debut at Justified Defiance Fight Series 7, Mason racked up a ten fight amateur career amassing a record of 6 wins and 4 losses.
The match-up began with Mason landing a vicious right hook that nearly stopped Williams in his tracks. From here the fight ended up on the ground where Mason was able to lock in the armbar submission to earn his first professional win. The victory extends his overall winning streak to five wins dating back to his amateur career.
With an impressive finish of his own, Ben Small knocked out Micah Dando just 0:13 seconds into the fight. Once the bell rang the two fighters touched gloves, and Small began to circle to his right. He tossed out a pair of jabs before connecting with the jab-hook combo that put Dando on his back forcing the referee to step in and call the fight. The win puts Small back into the win column.
The rest of the results from Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio are below the video:
Jimmy Sandlin (1-1) vs. Nick Bailey (0-1)
Winner: Jimmy Sandlin by Submission (rear-naked choke), 1:31 of Rd 1
Ryan Keimer (0-0) vs. Michael Addo (0-0)
Winner: Michael Addo by Unanimous Decision
Josh Demas (0-0) vs. Justin Long (0-1)
Justin Ward (1-3) vs. Brian Erckman (0-2)
Winner: Justin Ward by Submission (guillotine), 1:35 of Rd 1
Ben Small (1-1) vs. Micah Dando (2-1)
Winner: Ben Small by KO, 0:13 of Rd 1
Donny Korbel (10-9) vs. Kalil Franks (2-1)
Winner: Donny Korbel by Submission (rear-naked choke), 1:16 of Rd 1
Brad Schneider (2-0) vs. Dwayne Herrelle (0-0)
Winner: Dwayne Herrelle by TKO (unable to answer bell), 3:00 of Rd 2
Brad Orsbone (6-4) vs. Andre Williams (2-3)
Winner: Brad Orsbone by Submission (rear-naked choke), 1:19 of Rd 2
Keith Speed (0-0) vs. Nathan Trepagnier (2-2)
Winner: Nathan Trepagnier by Split Decision
Mike Mason (0-0) vs. Chad Williams (1-2)
Winner: Mike Mason by Submission (armbar), 1:11 of Rd 1
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