Hathaway drops first professional loss to Pyle

by Michael David Smith
October 16, 2010

The previously undefeated young British fighter John Hathaway was all ready to put on a show in front of the British fans Saturday at UFC 120. But Mike Pyle had other ideas.

Pyle thoroughly whipped Hathaway for 15 minutes, taking him down and controlling him on the ground to win a lopsided unanimous decision.

Pyle had a good first down, connecting with punches by changing levels and finishing the round by putting Hathaway on his back and pounding him on the ground. Hathaway looked a little awkward in his stand-up in the first, and Pyle seemed like he had Hathaway's timing figured out.

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