Written by @NickRiznerMMA
Dublin, Ireland: Tom Breese put on a dominant performance against Cathal Pendred, finishing the Dubliner in the first round via brutal TKO.
UFC Fight Night 76 was held on October 24, 2015 at 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. The whole event aired on UFC Fight Pass. Tom Breese vs. Cathal Pendred took place on the preliminary portion of the card.
The first Irishman on the card gets an absolutely raucous reaction from the crowd, but Pendred may be in over his head. Breese spends the first half of the round picking Pendred apart. He may have broken his nose, which will no doubt affect the breathing and endurance of Pendred throughout the fight. Pendred is coming in with bombs, but more often than not, he’s getting caught with counters. A kick to the body seems to buckle Pendred, then a dangerous combination puts him down.
Breese wins via TKO in the first.
Official Result – Tom Breese def. Cathal Pendred via TKO (Rd.1, 4:37)
With this win, Tom Breese moves to 9-0 MMA whilst Cathal Pendred drops to 17-4 MMA.