Completed MMA Bout

John Albert vs. Erik Perez

Preliminary Card | Bantamweight · 135 lbs | MMA

Erik Perez defeats John Albert via Submission at 4:18 of Round 1

Erik "Goyito" Perez
John "Prince" Albert

Round 1

Erik Perez John Albert

"Goyito" "Prince"

10-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   7-2-0
Climbed to 11-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 7-3
+165 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -195 (Moderate Favorite)
Mexico   Nationality   United States
Albuquerque, New Mexico   Fighting out of   Puyallup, Washington
22 years, 6 months, 1 week, 6 days   Age at Fight   25 years, 7 months, 2 weeks, 5 days
134.0 lbs (60.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
5'8" (172cm)   Height   5'8" (173cm)
68.0" (173cm)   Reach   68.0" (173cm)
  Gym   Victory Athletics
The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale
  • Bout Information
  • Event: The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale
  • Date: Friday 06.01.2012 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Kim Winslow
  • Venue: The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 1 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Kenny Florian
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
  • Albert Total Disclosed Pay: $8,000
  • Perez Total Disclosed Pay: $12,000
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Albert vs. Perez Wiki Update Wiki

The first bout of the TUF 15 Finale saw John Albert take on Erik Perez in the bantamweight division.

Both men started aggressive, throwing strikes in the pocket before Albert pushed Perez into the fence. Perez spun away and landed a glancing head kick but Albert landed a few punches to close the distance and got a brief takedown then took Perez's back as he stood. Albert slipped off Perez's back and Perez took the top position, but found himself fighting off an Armbar then a tight Triangle attempt. Perez punched Albert from the Triangle but looked close to tapping several times. Both fighters traded punches from the position, Albert's right eye swelling from the punishment. Albert abandoned the Triangle and rolled for an Armbar but Perez caught him in one of his own. The Armbar was tight and although Albert did not tap, referee Kim Winslow called a stop to the fight, giving Perez the submission victory.

The end came 4:18 into the first round.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:37 PM ET
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