In the Season 9 middleweight tournament final, Mikkel Parlo faced off against Brennan Ward for the next title shot.
Parlo opened the bout with a solid jab, then defended against a series of Ward’s takedowns. As the round progressed, both fighters traded wild punches, with Ward continuing to look for a takedown.
In the second round, Parlo got dropped by a left from Ward. He recovered, but not before taking a lot of damage from the clinch. Ward continued the assault, bombarding Parlo with strikes against the fence. Parlo didn’t go down, but with no answer to the barrage, referee Kerry Hatley stepped in to call the bout.
Brennan Ward has defeated Mikkel Parlo with a TKO, moving on to challenge for the middleweight title.