Sunday, June 5, 2011
NAAFS Fight Night In The Flats Report
On June 4th the NAAFS put on Fight night in the Flats 7. Another great NAAFS card that featured three new champions in Travis Clark, Stipe Miocic and Aisling Daly. Also a great performance by Cody Garbrandt. FNF is one of the NAAFS two biggest shows of the year and they delivered.
1. Amateur Middleweight
Dave Lastafka (2-0 Vanyo Fight Team) vs Shane Holbert (2-0 Premier MMA)
RD 1: Holbert lands a cross and Lastafka answers with a hook. Both start throwing a lot of punches. Lastafka lands a leg kick and another one. Holbert gets a takedown and lands in half guard. Lastafka scrambles and goes for a leg. Holbert gets the leg out and gets the mount but Lastafka reverses and gets on top. Lastafka stands and throws kicks to the leg of a downed Holbert. Holbert gets up. Lastafka lands a punch but Holbert lands two good ones. Holbert gets a takedown to end the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Holbert
RD 2: Nice leg kick by Lastafka. Holbert hurts him with a punch but Lastafka lands a beautiful shot and drops him. He follows up with a few shots on the ground and the ref steps in.
Result: Dave Lastafka by TKO at :30 of Round 2
2. Amateur Heavyweight
Nick Dowe (3-0 Kim's Martial Arts) vs Rudy Takacs (3-1 Japanese Jiu-Jitsu)
RD 1: They clinch and body shots by Takacs. Takics does a great throw. They stand and clinch on the cage. They move to the center of the cage and Dowe gets a takedown, but Takacs lands on top. They stand back up and Dowe gets a nice slam and gets in north south position and then gets his back. Dowe lands punches and then gets his hooks in and lands more hard shots. Ref is looking close. Dowe lands more hard shots to end the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-8 Dowe
RD 2: Dowe shots but a good sprawl by Takacs. Dowe gets north south and looks for a choke. Takics pulls out and they stand and clinch. Knee by Takacs who then takes it back down, but they stand quickly. Knee by Takacs goes low stopping the action. They resume and Takacs lands a hard kick to the body forcing Dowe to take it down. Dowe gets his back but Takacs shrugs him off and lands punches. The ref stands them and Dowe lands a hard punch. They clinch and Takacs gets a takedown and gets his back landing shots till the end of the round.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Takacs
RD 3: Dowe is unable to come out for the third round.
Result: Rudy Takacs by TKO at end of Round 2
3. Amateur Light Heavyweight
Tommy Deroia (5-0 Dungeon MMA) vs Tony Dipiero (6-4 Rising Dragon)
RD 1: Jab by Deroia. Dipiero clinches and Deroia lands knees to the leg and takes it down. Deroia lands hard punches and Dipiero kicks him off. Deroia goes for a guillotine and then takes him down against the cage and lands shots. They stand but go right back down with Deroia on top. Hard shots by Deroia and Dipiero gives up his back. Deroia lands more shots to end the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Deroia
RD 2: Leg kick by Dipiero followed by a nice hook and leg kick combo. Deroia hurts him with a punch and Dipiero gets a takedown. Not much action here. Deroia gets up. Dipiero lands a leg kick. Deroia hurts him with a punch. Jab by Deroia answered by a leg kick by Dipiero Dipiero lands a hook and a leg kick.Deroia lands two shots answered with a nice leg kick by Dipiero.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Dipiero
RD 3: Leg kick by Dipiero answered with a hook by Deroia. Deroia hurts him with a punch and then a spinning back fist. Leg kick by Dipiero and then another. Superman punch lands for Dipiero. Dipiero lands a leg kick. Dipiero shoots but gets stuffed. Deroia lands a leg kick. Dipiero shoots for a takedown but can't get it. Dipiero uses a foot stomp and then good body shots by Deroia.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Deroia
My score card: 29-28 Deroia
Result: Tommy Deroia by Split Decision (29-28/28-29/30-27)
4. Amateur Featherweight
Francis Healy (6-1 Mad Dog Fight Team) vs R.J. Buck (8-3 Ohio BJJC)
RD 1: They clinch on the cage and Buck lands a knee. Healy tries for a takedown, but Buck gets one, but Healy is right back up. Healy throws a leg kick but Buck catches it. Buck tries hard for a takedown while holding the leg but great job by Healy defending it. With his leg being held, Healy lands punches. Buck uses a foot stomp and gets it down but Healy is on top and then gets his back. Healy lands several hard shots to end the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Healy
RD 2: Leg kick by Buck and he clinches. Healy drops down looking for a double leg and finally gets it. Healy looking for the mount and gets it and then gets his back. Healy lands hard shots and gets his hooks in. Healy flattens him and lands more shots till the ref stops it.
Result: Francis Healy by TKO at 2:10 of Round 2
5. Amateur Bantamweight
Hussein Hmood (3-1 Vision MMA) vs Isaiah Chapman (10-1 Rock Hard MMA)
RD 1: Front kick by Chapman. Chapman hurts him with punches and gets a takedown. Chapman gets the mount and lands punches. Hmood gives him his back but is able to shake Chapman off and they stand up. Chapman lands a hook and hurts him with more punches. Chapman lands a leg kick and Hmood a cross. Chapman drops him with a hook and looks for and gets the rear naked choke for the tap.
Result: Isaiah Chapman by Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:27 of Round 1
6. Amateur 164 Catchweight
Amanda Wilcoxen (6-2 Japanese Jiu-Jitsu) vs Andria Caplan (2-1 Daddas MMA)
RD 1: Wilcoxen charges in and they clinch. Knees by Caplan and Wilcoxen drops down and Caplan lands hard shots. Wilcoxen goes for an arm. Caplan lands hammer fists. Wilcoxen still going for the arm and Caplan lands more hammer fists. Wilcoxen not giving up on the arm and she lands some hammer fists. Caplan lands shots to end the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Caplan
RD 2: Caplan hurts her with a shot and then lands several more. Wilcoxen drops down and Caplan lands shots. Wilcoxen lands nice shots from the bottom. Caplan lands body shots and the head shots. Caplan aldns a hard punch to the head. The ref stands them. Wilcoxen lands a jab and a leg kick by Caplan. Both are now landing good shots. Caplan with a nice jab. Wilcxoen with a really nice hook. Both land shots to end the round.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Caplan
RD 3: Both land jabs. Caplan backs her up with punches and a nice body punch by Wilcoxen. Wilcoxen with a leg kick and then another. Caplan is bleeding from the nose. Caplan lands hard shots. Caplan lands two more punches and Wilcoxen drops down and Caplan gets on top. Caplan lands short punches. Caplan pushes her against the cage and lands hammer fists. Wilcoxen lands from the bottom.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Caplan
My score card: 30-27 Caplan
Result: Andria Caplan by Unanimous Decision (29-28/30-27/30-27)
7. Amateur Bantamweight
Tyler Saltsman (5-1 Team Titan) vs Cody Garbrandt (4-1 Strong Style)
RD 1: Two good punches by Garbrandt. Saltsman shoots and gets stuffed. Garbrandt drops him with a shot. Jab by Saltsman. Saltsman is bleeding from the mouth. Garbrandt lands hard shots. Two punch combo by Garbrandt cuts Saltsman under the eye. Garbrandt lands a hard cross. Garbrandt lands two punch combo to close the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Garbrandt
RD 2: Three punches by Garbrandt hurts him. Saltsman shoots and gets stuffed. Knee to the body by Garbrandt. Saltsman shoots and again gets stuffed. Knee to the body by Saltsman. Garbrandt lands two punches and Saltsman with a kick to the body. Saltsman lands another kick to the body.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Garbrandt
RD 3: Both land jabs. Saltsman shoots but misses. Leg kick by Garbrandt followed by an uppercut. Garbrandt lands a leg kick and then another. Saltsman tries a superman punch but gets hit on the way in. Saltsman shoots and can't get the takedown. Garbrandt lands a hard shot. Saltsman gets a nice slam near the end of the round.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Garbrandt
My score card: 30-27 Garbrandt
Result: Cody Garbrandt by Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27)
8. Pro Lightweight
Devin Miller (4-3 Hollywood MMA) vs Clint Musser (5-0 Evolve MMA)
RD 1: Jab by Musser. Leg kick by Musser. Musser shoots and gets the takedown. Musser lands a short punch. Musser looking for a guillotine. Nice job by Miller to roll and get his head out. Musser looks for it again. Miller escapes and tries to stand but Musser pulls him back down. Musser ands punches and stacks him against the cage. They stand up and Musser lands a head kick. Musser takes him down and lands elbows. Miller is cut above the eye. Musser landing punches and more elbows till Miller verbally gives up.
Result: Clint Musser Tapout (Strikes) at 4:37 of Round 1
9. Pro Lightweight
Brady Hovermale (7-0 Hollywood MMA) vs Frank Caraballo (13-7 Fearless Fight Team)
RD 1: Leg kick by Caraballo. Both land leg kicks. Two punches by Hovermale. Caraballo gets a takedown and passes guard to get side control and then mount. Nice sweep by Hovermale to get on top. Caraballo sweeps and gets back on top. Hovermale goes for an arm and Caraballo lands hammer fists. Elbow by Caraballo and Hovermale lands from the bottom. Hard shots by Caraballo and he looks for a choke. Hovermale escapes and Caraballo lands more hammer fists. Caraballo stands and drops a punch down. Caraballo gets side control and lands two elbows.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Caraballo
RD 2: Leg kick by Hovermale. Hovermale gets behind him and lands shots and then knees to the head. Caraballo lands a knee to the body. Hovermale gets a takedown against the cage and looks for a choke. Caraballo gets up and then gets on top. Caraballo lands elbows and then more shots. Caraballo gets side control and lands more elbows. Hovermale gets guard back. Caraballo postures up and lands a shot. Caraballo lands more shots. Hovermale lands from the bottom. Hammer fist by Caraballo. Hovermale tries for an arm but Caraballo pulls out. Elbows to the body by Caraballo.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Caraballo
RD 3: Hard hook by Caraballo. Nice kick and punch combo by Hovermale. Caraballo looking for a takedown and gets it. Side control for Caraballo. Ref warns them to start working. Hovermale gets up and Caraballo slams him. Hovermale is able to get back up. Head kick by Hovermale and a leg kick by Caraballo. Caraballo hurts him with a punch and head kick and then slams him. Ref stands them up. Knee by Hovermale and a trip takedown by Caraballo. Ref stands them again. Hook by Hovermale. Takedown by Caraballo and he lands two shots to the head.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Caraballo
My score card: 30-27 Caraballo
Result: Frank Caraballo by Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27)
10. Pro Welterweight
Derek Smith (6-3 SEG/Team CIT) vs Chris Lozano (12-2 Strong Style)
RD 1: Two hard punches by Lozano. Leg kick by Smith. They clinch on the cage and quickly separate. Hard hook by Lozano. Leg kick by Smith answered by one from Lozano. Smith lands a leg kick. Smith tries fro a takedown but Lozano gets on top and north south position. Lozano gets his back and looks for the rear naked. He gets it and has it tight forcing Smith to tap.
Result: Chris Lozano by Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:20 of RD 1
11. Pro Heavyweight Title
Bobby Brents (9-1 Team Warrior Concepts) vs Stipe Miocic (10-0 Strong Style)
RD 1: Leg kick by Miocic. Leg kick by Brents and another. Two punches from Miocic followed by a leg kick. Brents lands a leg kick and another. Cross by Miocic. Leg kick by Brents. Brents tries for a takedown but can't get it. Miocic lands a jab and a leg kick for Brents. Hard leg kick by Miocic. Brents with a leg kick. Hook by Brents. Leg kick by Miocic and another. Brents lands a leg kick. Miocic lands hard shots against the cage. Miocic lands a hook and then a jab. Brents lands a hook and then another real hard one. Moicic lands shots to end the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Miocic
RD 2: Leg kick by Miocic. Both land leg kicks. Two leg kicks by Brents. Both land hard hooks. Brents gets poked in the eye and has trouble seeing, but the ref misses it. Leg kick by Miocic and then a jab. Hook by Brents. Good leg kick by Brents and knees by Miocic. Hook and leg kick by Miocic. Leg kick by Brents. Both land a leg kick. Elbow by Miocic followed by a leg kick. Nice hook by Brents. Miocic drops him with a leg kick and Brents taps as he is still having vision problems.
Result: Stipe Miocic by Tapout (Strikes) at 3:44 of Round 2
12. Pro Middleweight Title
Travis Clark (11-0 Evolve MMA) vs A.J. Aeschlimann (9-1 Team Instigator)
RD 1: Clark throws a leg kick but Aeschlimann catches it and picks him up and slams him hard. Clark works his way up. Aeschlimann takes him back down. Aeschlimann gets his back and lands punches. Clark tries to control his wrist and throws him off. Body kick and takedown by Aeschlimann. Clark trying to get a choke but Aeschlimann stands. Three punch combo by Clark. Aeschlimann tries for and gets a takedown. Aeschlimann gets his back and lands punches and more punches. Clark almost gets up but can't. Clark finally gets up. Clark lands a leg kick and Aeschlimann tries for a double leg. Clark is on top landing shots.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Aeschlimann
RD 2: Leg kick by Clark. Aeschlimann shoots but good sprawl by Clark. Aeschlimann gets a takedown against the cage. Aeschlimann gels his back but Clark gets up. Leg kick by Clark. Clark hurts him with a punch and knee to the body. Cross by Aeschlimann and a jab by Clark. Clark lands three punches. Aeschlimann lands a spinning back fist. Aeschlimann trying hard for a takedown but can't get it. Aeschlimann looks totally gassed. Hard punch by Clark. Aeschlimann lands a hard hook. Leg kick by Clark.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Clark
RD 3: Hook by Clark. Leg kick by Aeschlimann. They clinch on the cage but quickly separate. They clinch again and Aeschlimann takes him down and gets his back but Clark gets right up. Aeschlimann takes him back down but Clark is on top. The ref stands them. Leg kick by Clark. Knee to the head by Clark and then several punches. Leg kick by Clark. Hook by Clark. Clark lands two jabs and then drops him with a leg kick. He lands two more punches till the ref stops it.
Result: Travis Clark by TKO at 3:43 of Round 3
13. Pro 125 Pound Title
Aisling Daly (6-1 Dublin, Ireland) vs Jessica Eye (8-0 Strong Style)
RD 1: Daly shoots in and clinches. Daly tries for a takedown. They remain in the clinch with Daily trying hard for the takedown. Eye lands two shots but can't break free. Punches to the head by Eye and a foot stomp. Daly tries to drop down for a single leg but can't. The ref separates them. Daly shoots in but Eye is on top when they go down. Elbow by Eye. Eye lands a good punch. Daly holds her close to avoid damage. Eye postures up and lands good elbows and now punches. Eye stands up and drops hard punches. Daly gets guard and Eye lands more hots. Daly gets up and cinches on the cage.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Eye
RD 2: Jab by Eye. Daly clinches on the cage. Real good battle for control here. Knee to the body by Eye and Daly gets a takedown. Eye has guard and is controlling her wrists. Two head shots by Daly. Eye sweeps and gets on top. Daly tries for an ankle. Eye lands head shots and pulls her ankle out. Eye gets side control. Daly gets her back and a rear naked for the tap.
Result: Aisling Daly by Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:05 of Round 2
Submission of the Night: Aisling Daly
Knockout of the Night: Dave Lastafka
Fight of the Night: Brady Hovermale vs Frank Caraballo