Romain Debienne enters tonight’s fight on a six-fight win streak and with nine wins in his last 10 fights. In 2022, Debienne, who has five first-round finishes in his 10 victories, won regional gold at both welterweight and middleweight. Debienne competed for Bellator twice in 2023, scoring knockouts of Bourama Camara and Nicolo Solli.


Thad Jean, whose MMA journey started through jiu-jitsu before becoming a striking specialist, is 6-0 in his MMA journey thus far, with three knockouts. Jean, who owns an amateur victory over Dilano Taylor, earned a victory over Eric Alequin in the 2023 PFL Challenger Series. Later on during last postseason, Jean competed in a Showcase bout, scoring a first-round finish of Ali Omar.


Who will come out on top in this welterweight showcase?



Round 1


Both men throw low kicks to start. Jean tries to take the center and bring pressure. Debienne shows off his strong, and long, right hand. Jean lands a left hook. Jean with a kick to the midsection. Debienne lands a low kick. Jean trying to use distance. Low kick from Debienne. One-two from Jean. High left kick from Jean. Both men try to connect with power punches but miss. Jean catches Debienne with a right hand, and Debienne is wobbled! Jean throws a couple of follow-up shots, landing a short uppercut that drops Debienne OUT COLD!



Thad Jean stays undefeated and makes a statement!





Thad Jean defeats Romain Debienne by 1st round KO (2:07) in a welterweight showcase bout