Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Ultimate Warrior Fighting Tournament Finals Report
1. Pro Middleweight
Daniel Lucas (0-0 Trainers Elite MMA) vs Johnny Rodriguez (0-0 Brazilian Top Team)
RD 1: Luca catches a kick and drops him but he is up quick. Takedown by Rodriguez into half guard. Head shots by Rodriguez and then body shots. Good defense on the bottom by Lucas. Rodriguez works for a guillotine but can't finish it. Rodriguez is back in half guard. Body shots by Rodriguez. He postures up and lands punches to the head. Now he lands elbows to the head.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Rodriguez
RD 2: Rodriguez charges in and lands two punches. They clinch on the cage and Rodriguez looks for a takedown, but Lucas defends it well. Rodriguez gets a throw and is in guard. Lucas tries to the the cage to stand but can't. Head punches by Rodriguez. Now body shots by Rodriguez. Rodriguez gets his back and lands punches to the head. He landed a few to the back of the head but the ref doesn't call it. Rodriguez looks for a rear naked but Lucas defends it. Head shots by Rodriguez.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Rodriguez
RD 3: Push kick by Rodriguez. Rodriguez forces a clinch and takes it down. Rodriguez gets side control and then the mount. He lands head shots and then gets his back. More head shots by Rodriguez. Rodriguez isn't working hard enough to get the finish from this position. He now lands some shots to the head.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Rodriguez
My score card: 30-27 Rodriguez
Result: Johnny Rodriguez by Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-26/30-27)
2. Pro 160LBS Catchweight
David Armas (0-4 Silverback Gym) vs Kirk Hubble (0-0 Extreme Martial Arts)
RD 1: They trade punches and Hubble gets a takedown. Hubble gets side control and then gets his back. Armas is able to stand. They clinch against the cage and Hubble lands a punch to the body. Hubble lands a nice knee to the body. They separate and Armas lands a cross. They clinch on the cage and Hubble lands a knee to the body. Two more knees by Hubble. Armas lands a knee to the body. Two more knees by Hubble. Takedown by Hubble. Hubble gets side control and then his back. Armas is able to stand and they clinch on the cage. Punches to the body by Hubble.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Hubble
RD 2: Body kick by Hubble. Takedown by Hubble. Knee to the body by Hubble. Armas stands and Hubble tries to take it back down. They clinch against the cage and Armas lands several elbows to the head. Knee to the body by Hubble. Punches to the head by Hubble. Knees to the leg by Hubble. Takedown by Hubble and he gets his back. Two head shots by Hubble. Arms stands as the round ends.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Hubble
RD 3: Leg kick by Hubble. Uppercut by Armas. Armas lands a knee to the head that puts Hubble out.
Result: David Armas by KO at :14 of Round 3
3. Pro Lightweight
Travonne Hobbs (0-0 Trainers Elite) vs Carlos Diego (3-0 Silverback Gym)
RD 1: Body kick by Diego. Takedown by Diego. Diego gets side control. Hobbs holds him close to avoid damage. Diego gets north south position. Hobbs doing really good at avoiding damage. Punch to the body by Diego. Diego moves back to side control. Head shots by Diego. Nice escape to stand by Hobbs. Hook and cross by Diego.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Diego
RD 2: Front kick by Diego. They trade head kicks. Takedown by Diego. Punches to the head by Diego. Diego gets his back and looks for a rear naked, but can't finish it. Diego moves to mount and lands head shots. Diego looks for an arm triangle. Hobbs fights it but finally taps.
Result: Carlos Diego by Tapout (Arm Triangle) at 1:57 of Round 2
4. Pro Bantamweight
Aden De La Garza (1-0 Pete Spratt Muay Thai) vs Jimmy Flick (4-0 Flick Brothers MMA Academy)
RD 1: Leg kick by Flick. Flick shoots in and gets a takedown. Flick has him pinned against the cage and lands head shots. Flick looks for an arm triangle and gets it for the tap.
Result: Jimmy Flick by Tapout (Arm Triangle) at :54 of Round 1
5. Pro Lightweight
Ali Lleiwi (2-6 Fitness Fight Factory) vs Christopher Pecero (4-4 American Revolution)
RD 1: Head kick by Lleiwi. Lleiwi takes it down and looks for a leg lock. Pecero escapes and gets his back. Lot's of head shots by Pecero. They stand. Jab and uppercut by Lleiwi. They clinch on the cage. Pecero lands knees to the head and drops him and the ref stops it.
Result: Christopher Cecero by TKO at 2:25 of Round 1
6. Pro Catchweight 190LBS
Larry Hopkins (4-9 Silverback Gym) vs Rogelio Navarez (2-0 Fitness Fight Factory)
RD 1: Jab by Navarez. Push kick by Hopkins. Cross by Navarez. Leg kick by Navarez. Navarez catches a kick and takes him down but Hopkins gets right up. Takedown by Navarez into side control. Elbow to the head by Navarez. Nice sweep by Hopkins but Navarez gets back on top in half guard. Elbows to the head by Navarez. Navarez gets his back but Hopkins reverses to get on top. Navarez gets an armbar and Hopkins taps. Hopkins says he didn't tap but the replay shows that he did.
Result: Rogelio Navarez by Tapout (Armbar) at 2:39 of Round 1
7. Pro Catchweight 165LBS
An'twan Williams (2-2 Robowski Boxing and Mauy-Thai) vs Hector Munoz (10-4 Full Contact Fight Academy)
RD 1: Leg kick by Munoz. Munoz rushes in and they clinch against the cage. They trade knees to the leg. Takedown my Munoz into guard. Nice sweep by Williams and he is on top. Elbows from the bottom by Munoz. Williams lets him up. Leg kick by Munoz. They clinch in the center and move to the cage. Takedown by Munoz into north south position. Munoz moves to side control. Sweep by Williams to get on top although he pushed off his groin area. The ref calls a break after Williams lands body shots so Munoz can recover. They resume and Munoz lands a body kick. They clinch on the cage. Body and head shots by Williams.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Williams
RD 2: Munoz shoots and takes him down. Munoz is in guard and landing body shots. Head shots from the bottom by Williams. Body shots by Munoz. Elbows to the head by Munoz. Punch to the head by Munoz. Williams tries for a triangle but can't get it. Munoz gets side control and lands elbows to the head. Munoz lets him up. Hook by Munoz. Jab to the body and two body kicks by Williams. Three uppercuts by Munoz.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Munoz
RD 3: They are both missing wild punches. Munoz is doing a lot of circling. Cross to the body by Williams. Cross by Munoz. Body kick by Williams. Leg kicks by both fighters. Jab to the body by Williams. Munoz shoots in and looks to have been poked in the eye but the ref missed it and Williams lands several hard head shots. Takedown by Munoz into side control. head shots by Munoz. Elbows to the head from the bottom by Williams. Munoz lets him up. Two hooks by Williams.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Williams
My score card: 29-28 Williams
Result: Hector Munoz by Split Decision (29-28/28-29/29-28)
8. Pro Welterweight Title
Lucas Pimenta (7-0 Macaco Team) vs John Malbrough (4-3 Silverback Gym)
RD 1: Leg kick by Pimenta. Jab by Malbrough. They clinch on the cage. They quickly separate and trade punches. Clinch against the cage. Pimenta tries for a takedown but Malbrough lands a knee low stopping the action. They resume and Malbrough lands a cross. Clinch against the cage with Pimenta looking for a takedown. He finally gets it and lands in guard. Two elbows to the head by Pimenta. Pimenta moves to side control and looks for an arm but can't get it. Elbows to the head by Pimenta. Pimenta gets mount and lands punches. Pimenta gets his back and flattens him. Pimenta lands head shots.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Pimenta
RD 2: Leg kick by Malbrough and another. Hard hook by Pimenta. Takedown by Pimenta. Malbrough holds him close. Elbow to the head by Pimenta. Now punches to the head by Pimenta. Pimenta stands and drops a punch to the body. Pimenta drops into side control and lands an elbow to the head. Punches to the head by Pimenta. Malbrough works his way up and Pimenta takes him back down. Pimenta gets mount and lands short head shots. Two elbows to the head by Pimenta. Punches to the head by Pimenta. Two punches from the bottom by Malbrough. Pimenta tries for an armbar but Malbrough escapes it and is on top in guard. Short head shots by Malbrough.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Pimenta
RD 3: Hook by Malbrough. Cross by Pimenta. Cross by Malbrough. They clinch against the cage and Pimenta gets a takedown. Pimenta is in guard landing body shots. Pimenta stands and falls back into guard. The ref stands them. Clinch and takedown by Pimenta into side control and then north south. Body shots by Pimenta. He moves back t side control and lands punches to the head. Pimenta gets the mount and lands elbows to the head. Now punches to the head.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Pimenta
My score card: 30-27 Pimenta
Result: Lucas Pimenta by Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-7)
9. Pro 115LBS
Paige Van Zant (0-0 Reno Academy of Combat) vs Jordan Nicole Gaza (0-0 Weapons At Hand)
RD 1: They come out and both land punches and then clinch on the cage. Body shots by Van Zant. Knees to the leg by Van Zant. Knee to the body by Gaza. Nice elbow to the head by Gaza. Both land knees to the leg. Takedown by Gaza into guard. Short head and body shots by Gaza. Van Zant holds her close. Two head shots by Gaza.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Gaza
RD 2: Body kick by Van Zant. They clinch against the cage and a takedown by Van Zant. Gaza looks for a guillotine. Van Zant hangs in and tries to pull out, and finally does. Van Zant lands head shots from half guard. Van Zant punches Gaza's leg. Body shots by Van Zant. Head shots by Van Zant.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Van Zant
RD 3: Gaza catches a kick and takes her down. Van Zant lands head shots from the bottom. Gaza moves to side control and lands an elbow to the head. Gaza tries to mount but can't. Elbow to the body by Gaza. Punch to the head by Gaza. Gaza tries for a key lock but cant get it. Gaza gets mount and lands punches. Gaza gets her back and looks for a rear naked.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Gaza
My score card: 29-28 Gaza
Result: Paige Van Zant by Split Decision (29-28/28-29/29-28)
10. Pro Lightweight Title
Flavio Alvarao (50-9 Macao Team) vs Reynaldo Trujillo (12-7)
The feed went out in the middle of this fight so I didn't get to see it all.
Result: Flavio Alvaro by Split Decision
Submission of the Night: Jimmy Flick
Knock-out of the Night: David Armas
Fight of the Night: Paige Van Zant vs Jordan Nicole Gaza