Tamden McCrory def. Luke Cummo via unanimous decision
The first two rounds easily belonged to McCrory, who actively worked to submit Cummo with rear-naked chokes and armbars. In the third round, Cummo began mounting a comeback by stunning McCrory with a right and taking him down. McCrory scored a commanding takedown. Cummo attempted a triangle choke, but McCrory powered out by slamming the "The Ultimate Fighter 1" contestant.
The judges scored it 30-27, 29-28 and 30-27 for McCrory.
Cheick Kongo def. Dan Evensen via KO
Heavyweight striker Cheick Kongo once again sent a message that he's not afraid to go to the ground, securing two takedowns before letting loose a big right hand that led to the end of the bout five seconds left in the first round.
Kongo stood with an eagered Dan Evensen until they entered into a clinch. Kongo put Evensen down, and stood up to land leg kicks. When the referee stood Evensen up, the two big men clinched again. Evensen wrapped a guillotine around Kongo's neck but Kongo pulled out. Kongo worked to muscle his opponent down.With Evensen stood back up again, Kongo connected on two body kicks and followed with a right that collapsed Evensen. Kongo pounced and pounded on Everson for the referee stoppage win.
Jon Jones def. Andre Gusmao via unanimous decision
Jon Jones, a Battle Cage Xtreme champion out of Team Bomb Squad in New York, handed skilled grappler Andre Gusmao his first loss with an unanimous win after three rounds. Both light-heavyweights entered the fight with a 5-0 record.
Chris Wilson def. Steve Bruno via unanimous decision
Chris Wilson, whose one loss in his past six fights -- all against notable opponents -- was to Jon Fitch, won a unanimous decision over a resilient Steve Bruno out of the Amercan Top Team. Wilson with his excellent takedown defense prevented Bruno from putting together much of an offense.
Ben Saunders def. Ryan Thomas via submission (armbar)
In the opening bout of the night, "The Ultimate Fighter 6" welterweight Ben Saunders's strikes to the body of late replacement Ryan Thomas proved too overwhelming for the UFC newcomer. In the second roound, Saunders dropped Thomas with a right kick to the ribs. From there, Saunders followed Thomas down to apply an armbar for the finish at 2:28.