Completed MMA Bout

Bart Palaszewski vs. Tyson Griffin

Preliminary Card | Catchweight · 148 lbs | MMA

Bart Palaszewski defeats Tyson Griffin via KO/TKO at 2:45 of Round 1

Bart "Bartimus" Palaszewski
Tyson Griffin

Round 1

35-14-0   Pro Record At Fight   15-5-0
Climbed to 36-14   Record After Fight   Fell to 15-6
+250 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -310 (Moderate Favorite)
Poland   Nationality   United States
Wonder Lake, Illinois   Fighting out of   San Jose, California
28 years, 4 months, 4 weeks, 1 day   Age at Fight   27 years, 6 months, 1 week, 2 days
146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   149.0 lbs (67.6 kgs)
5'9" (176cm)   Height   5'6" (168cm)
70.0" (178cm)   Reach   68.0" (173cm)
Team Curran MMA   Gym   American Kickboxing Academy
UFC 137
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz
  • Date: Saturday 10.29.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
  • Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 5 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 148 lbs (67.1 kg) (re-scheduled from 145.0)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Palaszewski Total Disclosed Pay: $103,500
  • Griffin Total Disclosed Pay: $25,500
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Palaszewski vs. Griffin Wiki Update Wiki

The fifth bout of UFC 137 and the first to air in the Spike TV preliminary broadcast featured Tyson Griffin taking on Bart Palaszewski in a featherweight contest. Griffin failed to make weight, officially turning the matchup into a catchweight affair and forfeiting part of his purse.

Palaszewski landed a nice jab early and Griffin came back with a low kick. Palaszewski had a sizable height advantage and was able to land more easily from the outside. Palaszewski connected on a big left hand and then another, with Griffin falling to the ground. Griffin bounced up, clearly still hurt, and was blasted with a vicious series of punches that dropped Griffin down and out at 2:45 of the first round.

Speaking to Joe Rogan in the post-fight interview, Palaszewski commented, "It's a dream come true... I've been preparing, we have guys coming in his size... I just picked the spots and I think I broke both of my hands, but it's so worth it."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:45 PM ET
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Palaszewski vs. Griffin Fight Predictions

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Palaszewski vs. Griffin Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Good news everyone!Hand is good, just need to rest it till dec 15 :) so planning on getting back in the @ufc octagon feb/mar some time #fb
5 days, 2 hours, and 25 minutes
@MikeCies yeah haha u could ha e dressed up as a dick or a pussy :) either one works
4 days, 23 hours, and 57 minutes
@MikeCies Natalia did, I'm a fucking adult. I don't dress up, halloweens for kids dork lol
4 days, 23 hours, and 27 minutes
Ok so any one out there is a French bulldog breeder or knows one. Please hit me up :) in need of a white French bulldog puppy stat!!!
4 days, 18 hours, and 43 minutes
Dumb Illinois rules! The 72 hour wait is 2/3 of the way there. Just 1 more day & I get to pick up my new toys :) thanks @ufc
4 days, 18 hours, and 24 minutes
I'm up watching Oswald lol that's a weird show :) any way good morning #bartimuslegion
4 days, 17 hours, and 55 seconds
Good morning every1!! Im getting my shit together & off to the dr app. Getting my hands checked out, keep fingers crosses will update :) #fb
3 days, 17 hours, and 21 minutes
Got one more @LegionFight mma glove left, as soon as I hit 5K I'll pick a winner. RT please spread the word! Thanks :) #bartimuslegion
2 days, 5 hours, and 1 minute
@MLulloJr thanks man
2 days, 4 hours, and 46 minutes
Other then my leg hurting Im feelin great. Just few days off & gonna get after it. Nothin official but I know who I want next :) stay tuned
1 day, 20 hours, and 34 minutes
@DUANEBANGCOM thanks homie :)
1 day, 5 hours, and 3 minutes
Thanks again to the @ufc for having me :) hands r good this is my only boo boo from last night
1 day, 4 hours, and 40 minutes
@EllenbergerMMA thanks bro
1 day, 3 hours, and 10 minutes
Don't forget to check out @UFConFOX today
23 hours and 10 minutes
Home bound miss Natalia and my puppy bruzer :) just 5 more hours!
22 hours and 57 minutes
@clayguida not at all lol
21 hours and 9 minutes
@roynelsonmma just wanna ask...why did you shave your beard? Lol
21 hours and 8 minutes
Hard work payed off :) thanks for having me @ufc and thanks to my sponsors @headrushbrand @MusclePharm @jacoclothing @SafeAuto @revgear
19 hours and 48 minutes
@dannyboydownes sorry just got your tweet. I didn't party ate and chilled
13 hours and 21 minutes
Come out and meet me and my team, friends and family @revolutionvegas
10 hours and 46 minutes
Thanx all my friends fans & family! Thanx @headrushbrand @SafeAuto @MusclePharm @MusclepharmPres @jacoclothing @VF_Elite 4 all da support :)
6 hours and 46 minutes
Thanks for all the support everyone, done with twitter till after the fight. Love ya all :)
18 hours and 18 minutes
Eating and rehydrating :) ready 2 fight tomorrow.Thanks @ufc 4 having me and thanks to @seanshelby for taking me back at 145. Let's do it!
18 hours and 21 minutes
Thanks for all the support guys and for those who don't like my hair cut...I dont care. hate hate hate lol
1 day and 54 minutes
Hello and bye lol not gonna. E on twitter till post weight ins :) thanks for all the support everyone. Love ya all
1 day, 4 hours, and 36 minutes
@BigFrogBJJ I think just vid interview
2 days, 4 hours, and 23 minutes
@BigFrogBJJ @Sholler_UFC stop forcing ppl to follow you
2 days, 16 hours, and 50 minutes
Thanks everyone :)
2 days, 17 hours, and 36 minutes
@Jens_Pulver feelin good homie :) how r u?
2 days, 22 hours, and 34 minutes
Called me an asshole and drove away lol what a bitch!!!
2 days, 23 hours, and 7 minutes
I'm waiting for a cab and some trash bag rolled up asking if I wanna buy cologne from back of her car. When I said I don't want any she...
2 days, 23 hours, and 7 minutes
@MikeCies you too homie :)
4 days, 6 hours, and 38 minutes
@BigFrogBJJ you know it bro
4 days, 18 hours, and 6 minutes
Big thanks to @teamcurranmma @MusclePharm @MusclepharmPres @SafeAuto @jacoclothing John Fosco,Rick Val @VF_Elite @revgear 4 UFC 137 support!
4 days, 19 hours, and 10 minutes
@MikeCies thanks
4 days, 19 hours, and 15 minutes
Good nite every1 :) packing bags and gonna spend time w/ my girls before I head out to LV UFC 137 oct 29. Start of something great for me :)
4 days, 19 hours, and 19 minutes
@clayguida only in one ear yo, whatever maybe I can get the handicap parking spot now :)
5 days and 59 minutes
@BigFrogBJJ hhmmm...well some stones r better left unturned. In this case let's put another stone on top of this one lol
5 days, 5 hours, and 12 minutes
R u taking a shit? Lol RT @BigFrogBJJ: "This Is The Fight!"
5 days, 5 hours, and 17 minutes
@BigFrogBJJ @ZuffaZombie916 yeah 1 way or the other we all celebrate together that night
6 days, 17 hours, and 27 minutes
Now chill bath, massage and gotta color the hair all the way :) tomorrow final cut baby!
6 days, 17 hours, and 27 minutes
last light lift 2day followed by 2 hours of cardio.feeling great the whole time was watching @FloydMayweather vids. hard word-dedication! :)
6 days, 17 hours, and 28 minutes
Just a week away :) UFC 137 then taking @MMAWIVES shopping, and according to Natalia we're getting a puppy
6 days, 23 hours, and 33 minutes
For those who care! I figured out my walk out shirt and hat for UFC 137 will post links soon. @headrushbrand
1 week, 21 hours, and 38 minutes
There's nothing better than a seat warmer on a cold fall day :)
1 week, 2 days, 2 hours, and 47 minutes
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