Adriano Martins vs. Daron Cruickshank
Mario Yamasaki is your referee. Martins is moving forward. Cruickshank is keeping him honest with body kicks. Martins lands a solid left hand and a crisp inside leg kick. Martins pops Cruickshank with a big left which drops him to the left. Cruickshank absorbs a few hammerfists, but shakes it off and works his way back to his feet. Cruickshank seems to have no answer for Martins' big left hand. Cruickshank throws a spinning back fist. Martins lands a left hand. They hit the mat. Martins is in his half-guard. Martins first works for a Kimura, then gets a straight armbar. DC escapes it. Martins is back in half-guard. He works for another Kimura. Very impressive first round for Martins.
Things aren't getting any better for Cruickshank, who finds himself back on the mat in the early seconds. Martins just barely misses with a huge elbow. DC is doing his best to tie Martins up. Martins to half-guard. Martins again working for the Kimura. After a bit of a struggle, Martins really sinks it in. Cruickshank taps.
Adriano Martins def. Daron Cruickshank via submission (Kimura) at 2:29 of round two.
Nice ground game by Martins. It bothered me, though, that through the entire fight I thought I was watching Carlos Danger...