Sunday, October 28, 2012
Shofights 23 Report
October 27th Shofights put on their most recent event. The highlight was that most fights ended with some very nice submissions and there were some impressive fighters. Some fights did seem to be a bit of a mismatch although that can happen. The only really big negative was the ring announcer talked a little too much. He almost gave commentary after some of the fights and on one occasion was talking about a sponsor and didn't remember the name and was asking around ringside. All in all, it was a pretty satisfactory event outside of the one fight where the stream stopped working, which isn't their fault.
1. Amateur Lightweight
Josh Parish (0-0) vs Jayke Wells (4-2)
RD 1: Jab by Wells. They clinch on the cage. Body shots by Wells. Knee to the body by Parish. Parish tries to pull guard but can't, however Wells ends up going into his guard anyway. Parish rolls and gets on top. They stand still clinched. Knees to the body by Wells. Parish again tries to jump guard and it doesn't work. Wells goes down after him but Parish gets the mount and lands punches. Parish goes for an arm and gets the armbar for the tap.
Result: Josh Parish by Tapout (Armbar) at 2:27 of Round 1
2. Amateur Middleweight
Joey Hutchinson (0-0) vs Herbert Morgan (0-0)
RD 1: Clinch in the center and drop down with Morgan getting north south position. They stand still clinched and move to the cage. Knees to the leg by Morgan. Now they trade knees to the leg. Knee to the body by Hutchinson. Punch to the head by Morgan. Takedown by Morgan into half guard. Head shots by Morgan. Hutchinson tries to sweep but can't. More head shots by Morgan.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Morgan
RD 2: Leg kick by Morgan. Hutchinson lands punches and they clinch against the cage. The trade knees to the body. Two knees to the leg by Morgan. They trade knees to the leg. More knees by Morgan. Not much action here. Knee to the leg by Hutchinson and another. Knee to the leg by Morgan. More knees by Hutchinson. They are trading knees. The ref separates them. Cross by Hutchinson.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Hutchinson
RD 3: Cross by Hutchinson. Hook by Morgan. They trade punches. Clinch and move to the cage. Punch to the body by Morgan. Knee to the leg by Hutchinson. More knees by Hutchinson. Knee to the leg by Morgan. Punch to the body by Morgan and another. Knee to the leg by Hutchinson. Knee to the leg by Morgan. The ref separates them. Morgan looks really tired. Leg kick by Morgan. They clinch and Hutchinson lands several uppercuts. They move to the cage. More punches by Hutchinson. Takedown by Morgan as the round ends.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Hutchinson
My score card: 29-28 Hutchinson
Result: Joey Hutchinson by Split Decision (Scores not read)
3. Amateur Heavyweight
Doug Dainty (0-1) vs Don Williams (7-4)
RD 1: Hook by Dainty. They clinch and move to the cage. Takedown by Williams into side control. Williams goes for an arm triangle and gets it for the tap.
Result: Don Williams by Tapout (Arm Triangle) at :47 of Round 1
4. Amateur Featherweight Title
Daniel Blair (3-2) vs Aaron Robertson (7-1)
RD 1: Body kick by Robertson. They clinch and Robertson gets a takedown but they are up quickly. Takedown again by Robertson and again they are right back up still clinched on the cage. They trade knees and then separate. Hook by Robertson. Blair goes for a takedown but Robertson sprawls. Blair is still trying to get the takedown against the cage. They separate and trade punches. Hook by Robertson. Blair charges in and they clinch. Knee to the body by Robertson. Knees to the head by Robertson. Takedown by Blair to close the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Robertson
RD 2: Blair shoots in and gets a takedown but Robertson is right back to his feet. Slam by Blair and Robertson pulls guard. Sweep by Robertson to get on stop. Blair tries for an arm but Robertson escapes it. Blair gets on top in half guard. They stand and are still clinched on the cage. Knee to the head by Blair. They drop down and Blair gets his back and the rear naked for the tap.
Result: Daniel Blair by Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:06 of Round 2
5. Amateur Flyweight Title
Miles McDonald (6-1) vs Ray Allard (4-2)
RD 1: Leg kick by Allard. They trade leg kicks. Lots of feints by both fighters. Two leg kicks by Allard. Leg kick by McDonald. Allard charges in and they clinch and trade knees. Knee to the leg by McDonald. Takedown by Allard. He stands and drops punches. They stand still clinched and move to the cage. Takedown by Allard into guard. Allard stands and McDonald goes for a leg but the round ends.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Allard
RD 2: Leg kick by McDonald. Leg kick by Allard. Hook by Allard. Body kick by McDonald. Leg kick by Allard and another. Body kick by McDonald. They clinch and Allard gets a takedown. McDonald tries for an arm but can't get it. Allard tries for an ankle lock. McDonald escapes and gets his back. McDonald tries for a rear naked as the round ends.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Allard
RD 3: They clinch and move to the cage and then move back to the center. Knee to the body by Allard. They separate and Allard lands an uppercut. They clinch and takedown by Allard but they are up quick. Takedown again by Allard and again they are up quick. McDonald gets a takedown and gets his back. McDonald flattens him and looks for a rear naked. Punch to the head by McDonald. More head shots by McDonald.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 McDonald
RD 4: Body kick by McDonald. Hook by Allard. They trade punches. Body kick by Allard and another. Jab by Allard. Clinch and move to the cage. Knee to the body by McDonald. Knee to the leg by McDonald. Takedown by Allard and he lands punches to the head. He sands and drops down punches. McDonald tries for a heel hook but can't get it. Allard gets his back. McDonald pulls guard. Head shots by Allard. McDonald goes for an arm but Allard escapes. Allard stands and drops punches.
I scored RD 4: 10-9 Allard
My score card: 39-37 Allard
Result: Ray Allard by Split Decision (Scores not read)
6. Amateur Lightweight
Ross Campbell (4-0) vs Chris Perkins (0-0)
Feed stopped working and I didn't see the fight.
7. Amateur Welterweight
Alex Hawkins (2-0) vs Josh Churchill (2-1)
RD 1: Jab by Hawkins. They clinch and drop down with Churchill on top in guard. Churchill moves to side control and lands punches. They stand still clinched. Takedown by Churchill but Hawkins gets right up. Jab and cross by Hawkins. They clinch and drop down but are right back up. Jab and cross by Hawkins. Hard hook by Churchill. Takedown by Churchill but they are up quick. They trade punches. Leg kick by Hawkins.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Churchill
RD 2: Hook by Hawkins. Spinning back fist by Hawkins. Hook by Hawkins. Jab to the body by Hawkins. Leg kick by Hawkins. Cross by Hawkins. Jab by Churchill. Jab and cross by Hawkins. Jab by Churchill. Hawkins lands hard punches. Cross by Hawkins. Hawkins drops him with two crosses and the ref stops it. Seemed like a quick stoppage to me.
Result: Alex Hawkins by TKO at 2:52 of Round 2
8. Amateur Middleweight
Matt Hatley (3-3) vs Rance Faust (4-1)
RD 1: Hatley shoots in and gets a takedown. Body shots by Hatley. Faust sweeps and gets mount. Faust lets him up, not sure why, he had mount. Hatley shoots in but Faust sprawls and lands punches to the head and Hatley taps.
Result: Rance Faust by Tapout (Strikes) at 1:41 of Round 1
9. Amateur Super Heavyweight Title
P.J. Sisco (13-4) vs Jason Ostrowski (7-0)
RD 1: Jab and leg kick by Ostrowski. They trade hard punches. They clinch and Ostrowski lands a knee. They separate and Ostrowski drops him with punches and lands a few more till the ref stops it.
Result: Jason Ostrowski by TKO at :45 of Round 1
Submission of the Night: Daniel Blair
KO of the Night: Jason Ostrowski
Fight of the Night: Miles McDonald vs Ray Allard