Kang later pulled out of the fight, and Jesse moved up to to fight Clay Davidson, defeating him in a unanimous decision.
Win 4—0 Decision unanimous June 11, 2008 airdate 3 5:00 , United States Semi-finals.
The fight was rescheduled for.
He then decided to give a real try.
Taylor again won via in the second round.
However on September 13, it was announced that Taylor was pulled from the card after being notified by of a potential doping violation.
The New Jersey Athletic Commission cancelled the fight after seeing Mutapcic take an unknown and unapproved medication backstage before the fight.