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Strikeforce: A knee for a Jersey boy

John Cholish fights out of Hoboken, N.J. On Saturday night, he fought inside the Izod Center in East Rutherford, or roughly two minutes away from home,

Behind a hometown crowd, Cholish beat lightweight Marc Stevens by second-round submission.

He got a takedown in middle of the cage on Stevens and worked for a kneebar. He had his legs in the right position, then got control of Stevens' foot with his hands to force the tapout at 3:57 of the second round.

New York Sports