Round 1 - Referee Daryl Guthmiller is the third man in the cage. Quickly into a clinch. Not much there, and they break apart. Punches traded on the restart. Pierce landed a nice toss, but Simpson pops right back up. He eats an elbow as he rises, and Pierce presses in against the cage. Foot stomps from Pierce. Punches traded. Simpson spins off the cage and fires knees up the middle. He lands a glancing high kick as they break. Two minutes remaining. Right hand wobbles Pierce, and Simpson rattles off several more punches to the head. Pierce ducks in for the single, but Simpson stays upright and continues to punch away. Thai clinch fro Simpson, and he lands several knees. Uppercut scores. Simpson picks Pierce up and dumps him to the floor. Pierce looks hurt. He tries to stand, but Simpson manhandles him. He's on the back. Pierce turns in and somehow survives until the bell, but that was an impressive finish for Simpson, who takes the round on the MMAjunkie.com card 10-9.
Round 2 - Simpson moves forward and looks to engage. Simpson fires off a huge right hand, but a short right counter scores on the button and that's the fight. Simpson is out cold. Great comeback and an incredible finish. Mike Pierce def. Aaron Simpson via knockout (punch) - Round 2, 0:29.