Welterweights Rich Attonito met in the second fight of the UFC 140 preliminary card. The fight streamed live on Facebook.
ROUND ONE: Attonito takes command of the center of the cage. Hecht lands a body kick. A second. Attonito catches a leg and forces the fight to the ground . Attonito lands in half guard. He controls Hecht's head and fights for mount but can't get it and rolls into Hecht's guard. Attonito working a can opener with both hands behind Hecht's head. Attonito lands an elbow. Hecht tries to kick free. Attonito holds his feet and tosses the legs aside to get back into Hecht's guard. Attonito tries to pass but gets stuck briefly in Hecht's half-guard. Attonito eases back to guard. Attonito landing from the top to the body and head. Hecht throws elbows from the bottom and looks to roll his hips but doesn't get much done. MMA Nation scores the round 10-9 Rich Attonito.
ROUND TWO: Hecht forces a clinch but Attonito fends him off and gets control, pushing Hecht back into the cage. Hecht tries to get head control but Attonito uses the opportunity to go for a take down. Hecht hurts him with an elbow to the skull! Hecht rolls him on his back and begins a vicious series of punches. The fight is stopped!
UFC 140 RESULTS: Jake Hecht defeats Rich Attonito by TKO at 1:10 of the second round.