The fifth fight on the Facebook preliminary card of UFC Fight Night 24 is Mike Russow vs. Jon Madsen. This is a heavyweight fight. Both fighters are wrestlers with Russow being the more submission savvy of the two. Both have trained together, although not recently.
The referee in charge of the action is Anthony Hamlett.
ROUND 1 - Both fighters standing orthodox. Correction: Madsen standing southpaw. Both fighters also punch, clinch and then separate. Right hand from Madsen finds the mark. Left hand glances for Madsen. Another right hook for Madsen lands. Russow doing the stalking now. Outside leg kick for Madsen. Knee from the clinch finds the mark for Madsen. Uppercut, albeit a small one, finds the mark for Russow. Referee calls for action as not much seems to be happening. Russow's ear is bleeding. Hard to judge this round.
SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Madsen.
ROUND 2 - Russow charges in, but doesn't hit much. Russow charges through punches to tie up with Madsen against the fence. Madsen charges in with punches but misses badly and is stuffed from a shot attempt. Madsen overcommits on a punch, turns around and is taken down and held by Russow. The fighters stand and now re-clinch against the fence. The referee restarts them for lack of activity. Russow is albe to get Madsen back down again, spins around and holds the ankle to claim position.
SBNation.com scores this round 10-9 Russow.
The referee stops the fight due to the injury to Jon Madsen's left eye.
UFC Fight Night 24 results: Mike Russow defeated Jon Madsen by TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round 2.