The action continued in Houston as Chas Skelly stepped into the Octagon with TUF Veteran Chris Gruetzemacher stepped into the Octagon with Chas Skelly.
Big knee from Skelly as he presses Gruetzemacher against the cage early. Gruetzemacher escapes and the pair exchange punches, with Gruetzemacher landing a clean left hand. Skelly shoots for a takedown and hits it as Gruetzemacher ends up on his back against the cage. Skelly takes Gruetzemacher’s back as Gruetzemacher defends well. Skelly looking for a rear naked choke but Gruetzemacher once again defends well. Skelly ends up in Gruetzemacher’s guard as he looks to posture up. Skelly passes and ends up in north south after a scramble. Skelly lands a knee and an elbow on the break as the round ends.
Second round starts as Gruetzemacher comes out aggressive. The pair exchange punches as Skelly lands two stiff jabs. Hard right hook from Skelly followed by a body shot, which Gruetzemacher answers with a body shot. Skelly with a takedown as he takes Gruetzemacher’s back. Gruetzemacher lands some elbows as Skelly locks in the rear naked choke and Gruetzemacher is forced to tap.