Opening bout of the day for WSOF (World Series of Fighting) 11 at the Ocean Center Arena in Daytona Beach Florida.
205lb Light Heavyweight Bout; Muhammed Dereese (1-0) vs Rashaun Spencer (5-6)
Round 1: Fighters come out early and circle and Rashuann is taken down and Muhammed gets mount quickly, Spencer works his way back to his feet along the cage then they both take the center of the cage. Dereese gets another take down, and utilizes side control then uses side mount to land some heavy blows from the top. Muhammed goes back to guard and controls for the better part of the round, that he more than likely he also won if the fighters competed in a “who has the better beard” contest.
Round 2: Muhammed takes Rashaun down fast but Spencer gets back up only to be controlled along the fence. Rashaun reverses control and lands some knees on the cage, the pair remained there for about half of the round. Spencer threw Muhammed to the ground and tried a guillotine but to no avail and Dereese entered Spencer’s guard once more. Then Muhammed took Rashaun’s back and the round ends.
Round 3: Third and final round begins with a friendly touch of gloves, Dereese switches stances then shoots for a take down but gets reversed. Dereese lands a high knee with his back to the cage, and pushes Spencer off but Rashaun pursues with knees then clinches against another fence. Dereese lands a knee to the body and the ref is very lenient with the lack of action and not calling for a separation, much to the dismay of Bas Rutten at ringside. Muhammed lands another take down, he switches to side mount and lands hard shots then takes Rashaun’s back and keeps landing until the bout ends
Official Decision: Muhammed Dereese def. Rashaun Spencer via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)