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Completed MMA Bout

Byron Bloodworth vs. Mike Easton

Preliminary Card | Catchweight · 138 lbs | MMA

Mike Easton defeats Byron Bloodworth via KO/TKO at 4:52 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large Mike "The Hulk" Easton
Mmaweekly large Byron Bloodworth

Round 2

10-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   6-1-0
Climbed to 11-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 6-2
-410 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +320 (Moderate Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Camp Springs, Maryland, United States   Fighting out of   Atlanta, Georgia
27 years, 8 months, 6 days   Age at Fight   28 years, 1 month, 2 weeks, 1 day
135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   138.0 lbs (62.6 kgs)
5'6" (168cm)   Height   5'8" (172cm)
70.0" (178cm)   Reach   72.0" (183cm)
Team Lloyd Irvin   Gym   Iron Clutch Fitness
UFC on Versus 6
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson
  • Date: Saturday 10.01.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Kevin Mulhall
  • Venue: Verizon Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Washington, D.C., United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 4 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 138 lbs (62.6 kg) (re-scheduled from 135.0)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Bloodworth Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Easton Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Bloodworth vs. Easton Wiki Update Wiki

The fourth fight of UFC on Versus 6 featured Byron Bloodworth taking on Mike "The Hulk" Easton. Both fighters were making their UFC debut, with Bloodworth taking the fight on short notice after Jeff Hougland dropped out of his fight with Easton due to injury. Bloodworth was unable to make weight, turning the bout into a 138 pound catchweight.

Easton, who had been training with Dominick Cruz, came out with a style of footwork resembling the bantamweight champion. Easton kept Bloodworth guessing with his unorthodox movement, though midway through the first round had yet to land many strikes. After separating from the clinch Easton landed a nice spinning back kick. Bloodworth looked for a spinning back elbow that missed its mark. A good low kick from Easton connected. The round was fast-paced, though with relatively little damage.

The short and stocky Easton kept pressing the action in the second round, with less frenetic movement though with good success on his low kicks and an uppercut. A left hook and right low kick appeared to hurt Bloodworth, as he stepped gingerly on his lead leg. Bloodworth couldn't get much going, and a kick to the balls didn't make his night any better. Bloodworth took a minute to recover and came out on the restart with a high kick. Easton slipped to the mat and stood back up, pressing forward once again as Bloodworth was reduced to constantly circling away on the defensive. In the clinch Bloodworth landed a knee to the head, then two knees to the body that dropped Bloodworth. Referee Kevin Mulhall was ready to save the bested Bloodworth.

Mike "The Hulk" Easton picked up his UFC win at 4:52 of the second round. Speaking to Joe Rogan in the post-fight interview to his hometown crowd, Easton commented, "That's how I fight... We work a lot of thai boxing, of course Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and prepared to press the pace."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:28 PM ET
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Bloodworth vs. Easton 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.

Can't Wait To Get Back In There!! Just watched my fight! Those HULK Shirts were AWESOME!!!
4 days, 2 hours, and 54 minutes
Thank You All again for all the Love and Support! Can't Wait To Get Back In There!! Just watched my fight! Those HULK Shirts were AWESOME!!!
4 days, 2 hours, and 53 minutes
Love my job! @ufc @BrianButler_Au @danawhite Thanks guys!
3 days, 19 hours, and 32 minutes
Baby still cooking. She's 4 days past due. Already stubborn like her momma!
2 days, 20 hours, and 3 minutes
Thank You All For All The Love And Support! http://t.co/meXw57j7
1 day, 20 hours, and 58 minutes
Thanks again to everyone at @ufc & @danawhite & @lloydirvin !! We just gettin started #TLITILIDIE
1 day, 20 hours, and 37 minutes
Watching class at team @lloydirvin @JTorresBJJ is so technical! @crankeffect @jaredplattmma
1 day, 20 hours, and 35 minutes
Thank u @UFC @DanaWhite @SeanShleby 4 the opportunity. Was a dream come true 2 fight 4 the best organization on the planet! @SuckerPunchEnt
1 day, 6 hours, and 33 minutes
Enjoying my Sunday after my fight!! I love my family, my team, my city!
1 day, 5 hours, and 50 minutes
Party time!!! See you at DISTRICT ADAMS MORGAN IN DC!!!! @paulwallbaby @TheDomin8r @jaredplattmma @lloydirvin @ufc
7 hours and 17 minutes
YOu already know!!!! Ayyyy!!! #TLI TIL I DIE! congrats @TheDomin8r !!! Welcome to DC!!!
7 hours and 16 minutes
Cant wait for @TheDomin8r to do his thing so me and @jaredplattmma and everybody can go celebrate at DISTRICT in DC!
5 hours and 44 minutes
@TheDomin8r is about to show everybody how we do it!!! Get ready DC!!! DC domo Cruz ready!! How bout Washington dc!?! Who's ready?!?!
5 hours and 33 minutes
My man @TheDomin8r is about to Go do his thing... What he does best! Win!! Lets go!! Team @lloydirvin @AllianceMMA we da best!!!!
5 hours and 28 minutes
Come join the #teamlloydirvin #hulktastic #hulksmash family at DISTRICT ADAMS MORGAN CLUB for my official @ufc after party!!!
5 hours and 23 minutes
So much love here at the Verizon center in my home of Washington dc!!!! Thank you all!!! #hulksmash !!!!
4 hours and 54 minutes
Can't wait to fight for the @ufc again!!!! Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to show you what I can do!!!! #TLI TIL I DIE!
4 hours and 46 minutes
Thanks for all the love DC!!! Im happy to have ended the fight for yall Thanks to my team! @lloydirvin @jaredplattmma @danawhite @ufc
4 hours and 44 minutes
Just got to the Verizon center for my @ufc debut with my team @lloydirvin @jaredplattmma @EricDelFierro ready for #hulksmash time!
36 minutes
Very sorry to @UFC @SeanShelby & @DanaWhite. Thought I could cut the weight in the short notice & fell short.no excuse.It wont happen again.
17 hours and 5 minutes
No one Id rather be with right now to support me!! @lloydirvin @crankeffect @jaredplattmma TLI TIL I DIE!!!
1 day, 2 hours, and 32 minutes
On weight! Feel great! Missin @ufc on versus 6 would be a huge mistake! Can't wait to get into the octagon for the 1st time!
1 day, 2 hours, and 34 minutes
http://t.co/iHurAfBs EPISODE 2! http://t.co/EFpAYAjL
1 day, 5 hours, and 54 minutes
UFC DC! http://t.co/Pg34jho6
1 day, 18 hours, and 22 minutes
@SpaniardMMA You got it homie!
1 day, 18 hours, and 25 minutes
@SpaniardMMA got some dope old school adidas track jackets!! Ain't run's house, spaniards house!
1 day, 23 hours, and 43 minutes
@hypeordie funny how? Am I clown? Do I amuse you? #pescipower
1 day, 23 hours, and 47 minutes
man @hypeordie had me and all of the #teamlloydirvin crew crackin up the whole press conference! Dudes funny! Funny not... Funny.
1 day, 23 hours, and 48 minutes
Yeahhhhh boy!"@VizMadScientist: @mikeeastonmma AAAAAAAYYYYYYY!!!! #teamlloydirvin"
1 day, 23 hours, and 50 minutes
Relaxing in my hotel room with @jaredplattmma !!! Were so close! Weight is great, brains is trained!! Who's ready to see me #hulksmash ?
2 days and 3 minutes
http://t.co/MmsAtbMk <VID> Be sure to stay posted!!! So much videos are being... http://t.co/CTPkcf1M
2 days, 18 hours, and 58 minutes
Just want to say thank u @Alienware, @ufc, @SuckerPunchEnt , and last but not least, @danawhite
2 days, 19 hours, and 35 minutes
As I get closer to the ring, I get more confident As I get closer I get more confident And then Im untouchable. @miketyson @danawhite
2 days, 20 hours, and 13 minutes
Cant wait for my @ufc debut on saturday!!!Soo close! No one can stop me!!! Gonna get some bjj in w my family at team @lloydirvin #hulksmash
2 days, 20 hours, and 20 minutes
I'd like to thank @Alienware for the support! To be supported by the BADDEST gaming PC's in my 1st @UFC fight is surreal! Follow ur dreams!
3 days, 1 hour, and 30 minutes
I'm in DC! Still can't believe all this is happening! I am gonna lay it all out on Saturday! Thank you everyone! @UFC @SuckerPunchEnt
3 days, 4 hours, and 20 minutes
#hulksmash !!!!! @ufc @danawhite
3 days, 4 hours, and 53 minutes
This is a life long dream 4 me 2 fight in the @UFC ! Thank u 2 my wife who is expecting r little girl any day now, my team & @SuckerPunchEnt
3 days, 15 hours, and 27 minutes
#HulkSmash !!!!!
3 days, 15 hours, and 44 minutes
Chillin w my people @TheDomin8r @dannymma125 @jaredplattmma we were in the elevator w @hypeordie and king kole.. They huge dudes!!!
3 days, 17 hours, and 46 minutes
Heck yeah boyyy "@ufc: "The Hulk" aka @mikeeastonmma takes his nickname very seriously http://t.co/tPv8ZUiZ"
3 days, 17 hours, and 53 minutes
Whew was this tiring! Hahah welcome to the UFC http://t.co/K8vk80GI
3 days, 18 hours, and 35 minutes
WATER!!! Whoooo Hooooo http://t.co/F5DEv9M0
3 days, 19 hours, and 56 minutes
@TheDomin8r hahah
3 days, 20 hours, and 57 minutes
Be sure to stay posted!! Real behind the scenes footage coming @crankeffect
3 days, 21 hours, and 13 minutes
On my way to the hotel for the @ufc meeting my boy @TheDomin8r there he just landed! Excited baby!!
3 days, 21 hours, and 15 minutes
My Walk Out Shirt for my UFC Debut is going out QUICK!!! http://t.co/Qn9tf05l
3 days, 23 hours, and 10 minutes
Check out my boy Dominick Cruz & I on Comcast Sports Net The Fight Fix! http://t.co/2BLMCt3v
4 days and 8 minutes
Get Your Mike "The Hulk" Easton Shirts!! http://t.co/ePGjlqgR
4 days and 11 minutes
thanks for having me @thyrl !!! lemme know when you wanna have me bacK!!
4 days and 45 minutes
Check me out in todays post express http://t.co/YXl5T4RC
4 days, 1 hour, and 7 minutes
A few days till I weight in and then World War HULK!!! Oct. 1st at the Verizon Center baby! Hometown! And 15th... http://t.co/3VjWYKVm
4 days, 14 hours, and 9 minutes
World War HULK! http://t.co/NAmZH3HP
5 days, 15 hours, and 31 minutes
World War HULK!!! http://t.co/v3bnTk0v
5 days, 15 hours, and 48 minutes
Less than a week till World War HULK! This Saturday at the Washington DC Verizon Center! What entrance song should I use?
5 days, 15 hours, and 55 minutes
Watching the @ufc at hooters with the Team! Here's a pic with my boys @crankeffect & @leomaggio! Jon jones or rampage? http://t.co/wa03yFZ2
6 days, 17 hours, and 25 minutes
Just finished watching sugar ray Leonard, Tyson, mayweather, and sweet pea whitaker. Beasts!!!!
1 week, 2 hours, and 31 minutes
AHHHHHHH MY ANKLES!!!!!!!! LOL http://t.co/jJEW1q9z
1 week, 2 hours, and 35 minutes
Im up early this Saturday morning watching my Teammates JT Torres and Jimmy Harbison rip it up at the ADCC! Ayyyy
1 week, 6 hours, and 51 minutes
JT Torres just beat Clark Gracie first round of ADCC!!! AYYYYYYY Go get it SPIDERMAN!!!
1 week, 6 hours, and 54 minutes
JT Torres just beat Clark Gracie first round ADCC! Ayyyyyyyy @JTorresBJJ go team @lloydirvin
1 week, 7 hours, and 52 seconds
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