Round 1 - Referee Kim Winslow calls the evening's final dark match. Ruediger misses an early low kick and gets tagged but a Taylor combination. Taylor fires off another flurry, and his hands look very quick early. Taylor press in against the cage, but Ruediger spins off and reverses the position. Both jockey for position, but the pull away. Taylor landing pinches over the top, and the crowd loves it. Ruediger absorbing the blows, but Taylor looks crisp early. Ruediger firing back, but he's not getting the best of it. Into the clinch again. Taylor pressing in two minutes into the round. Ruediger tries to pull Taylor over his hip, but the Brit pushes Ruediger off and lets him hit the floor. Taylor walks away, and they reset on the feet. Quick clinch again, and Ruediger is driving Taylor against the cage. Ruediger drops for a single leg, but Taylor remains upright. Pace stalling a bit as the two work for position in the clinch against the cage. Winslow calls for a restart with a little less than a minute remaining. Ruediger fires a low kick, but it's Taylor again connecting upstairs. Ruediger catches a front kick and tries to push Taylor down, but he can't. Quick flurry again from Taylor in the closing seconds, and he takes the round on the MMAjunkie.com card, 10-9.
Round 2 - Traded punches again to open the round, and Taylor continues to be first to the chin. Ruediger shows no signs of being affected, but he's getting tagged. Low kick from Taylor. Ruediger tries to shoot on the kick, but he comes up short. Taylor pushes into the clinch. Ruediger secures a bodylock, but he can't scores any type of takedown. Ruediger drops for a single, but it's not there. Taylor spins free and moves to the back. More punches from Taylor find the mark, and a left high kick cracks the chin. Ruediger hits the deck. Taylor rushes with a few more punches, and that's the fight. Highlight-reel finish. Paul Taylor def. Gabe Ruediger via knockout (strikes) - Round 2, 1:42.
Joey 'Karate' Diaz spot on with this one then. "I'm trying to make you money, and there's 2 things you can do to make money this weekend, you can bet against Gabe Ruediger and you can bet it all on Jake ******* Ellenberger. It don't matter who he's fightin." Joey Diaz dropping Science bitches.