Birmingham, England: Jai Herbert put on a striking clinic finishing Ben Bennett in the second round with a vicious body kick at BAMMA 23.
BAMMA 23: Night of Champions was held on 14 November 2015, at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Ben Bennett Vs. Jai Herbert took place on the preliminary card that aired on MMAMad.com.
Touch of gloves and we are under way. Herbert looks light on his feet early, throwing a couple of jabs, forcing Bennett to attempt an early takedown against the cage. Bennett looks for a standing guillotine but Herbert is wise to it and defends well. Bennett gets the takedown but Herbert gets straight back to his feet. Bennett pulls guard and his looking to attack off his back with a triangle. Herbert posturing up and defending well. The round ends with Herbert defending the triangle.
MMA Mad score round one 10-9 to Herbert.
Herbert lands a nice leg kick to start round two but eats a jab for his troubles. Both fighters look confident on the feet and start to trade, Bennett forces the takedown,Herbert stuffs forcing Bennett to pull guard again however Herbert lands some nice ground and pound on top. The fight gets back to the feet and Herbert is dominating on the feet forcing Bennett against the cage and landing huge knees. Bennett’s hands need to stay up here ass Herbert is piling on the pressure and looking impressive. Herbert which a nice kick to the body and Marc Goddard calls the bout off. Good stoppage.
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