Round 1 - Herb Dean the third man in the cage for the evening's co-main event. Hamill misses with a left hand and Jardine flurries. Into the clinch, but no real offense. Hamill works in a few jabs with Jardine's hands low. Jardine kicks low. Hamill jumps in and eats a low kick. Jardine landing and moving. Hamill kicks low but eats a right hand. Now Jardine kicks and catches a left counter. Jardine lands a kick to the midsectionrion. Halfway through. Jardine rushes forward with punches, though Hamill blocks most of them. Jardine lands a slapping low kick. Hamill shoots in, but Jardine saw it coming and defends. Traded jabs. Another low kick for Jardine, who follows with a combination that ends with an uppercut. Hamill getting thought in spots, but Jardine landing more shots. Jab for Jardine. Hamill blocks most of a combination. Jardine misses on a big right. MMAjunkie.com sees the first for Jardine, 10-9.
Round 2 - Hamill moves forward to start. Brief tie up, but both fighters stay up. Jardine lands a high kick to the back. Jardine working in low kicks and punches, and Hamill's timing just seems a bit off. Jardine lands a low kick. Hamill catches it, but can't capitalize. Jardine resets and lands another low kick. Jabs traded by both. Hamill continues to stand in the picket, but he's just a touch behind. Jardine lands to the leg again. Hamill scores with a three-punch combination, but there's not much power. Low kick for Jardine. Firefight in the clinch. Hamill lands a high kick as they break, and its toe-to-toe trading. The crowd loves it. Both fighters landing, but Hamill grans his right eye and staggers to the floor. Fans donīt like it, but replays show a clear poke. After a break, Hamill says he can go. Dean deducts a point from Jardine, and he can't believe it. On the reset, Jardine fire off punches. Hamill answers and lands a straight left that staggers his foe. Hamill continues to push forward, and he traps Jardine against the cage. Hamill grabs a clinch and fires a knee when Jardine stands. Both fighters trade in the pocket, and Jardine's face is a mess. Hamill bleeding too, but he keeps coming. Uppercuts land for Hamill at the bell, and MMAjunkie.com sees the exciting round for Hamill, 10-8 after the deduction.
Round 3 - The fighters pick up where they left off, though with a bit less zip. Hamill lands the stiffer shots, though Jardine returning fire. Hamill pushes in and secures the takedown. Jardine's reddened from the blood, and he tries to stand. A second effort gets him back standing, though Dean wants doctors to check the cut. It's over the right eye, but they let Jardine carry on. Jardine lands a nice right that pops Hamill's head back. Hamill tries to shoot, but Jardine scampers away and resets. Jabs from both. Jardine has abandoned the low kick. Hamill popping jabs, though Jardine not going anywhere. Two minutes left. Jardine's face a mess. He's retreating, but Hamill in control. Dean calls for a break as Jardine has lost his mouthpiece. Hamill shoots in on the restart. Jardine defends, but he's blasted by a knee to the face. Jardine lands a right. Hamill shoots again. Jardine defends well and resets. Less thana minute. Both fighters justifiably tired. Jardine more active in the closing second. Overhand right lands for Jadine, but MMAjunkie.com gives the round to Hamill, 10-9, and he takes the fight, as well, 29-27. Matt Hamill def. Keith Jardine via majority decision (29-27, 29-27, 28-28).