The sixth fight of the night for UFC on Versus 5 is a middleweight contest, Kyle Noke vs. Ed Herman, streaming live on Facebook. Both men are veterans of ‘The Ultimate Fighter", with Noke competing on the 11th season, and Herman losing in the finals of the show's third season. The referee in charge of the action is Mario Yamasaki.
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ROUND 1 - Noke throws a quick kick that grazes Herman to start the bout. Herman retaliates with a counter right hand that misses. Noke shoots for the takedown and gets it. Noke lands in Herman's guard, but Herman has control of Noke's arm. Herman staying busy from his back, looking for the submission. Noke postures up and Herman switches to an armbar attempt. Noke escapes and starts working the ground and pound. Herman still working for the armbar. Herman rolls Noke over and secures his arm. The submission attempt is in deep. Noke fights it off and turns away. Noke escapes and transitions back into Herman's guard. Nokes stands back up but Herman is holding onto a leg. Noke falls back into Herman's guard and Herman grabs for an inside heel hook. It's in tight. Noke instantly taps.
UFC on Versus 5 results: Ed Herman defeats Kyle Noke via submission (heel hook) at 4:15 of round 1.