Tuesday, April 29, 2014
NAAFS Combat Challenge 27 Report
April 26th was NAAFS Combat Challenge 27. I always enjoy cards like these, all amateur shows featuring debut fighters or those with just a couple fights. Gives you a chance to spot potential future talent, plus with young fighters,you never know what is gonna happen.
1. Amateur Featherweight 3x3x3 Rounds
Joe Pimentel (1-0 Team Ascension) vs Jeff Offak )-0 GriffonRawl)
RD 1: Offak rushes in and they clinch on the cage. They drop down with Pimentel on top in half guard. Offak is warned for holding the cage. Offak gets full guard. Punch to the body by Pimentel.Offak goes for an arm and they scramble but Pimentel stays on top in half guard. Punch to the body by Pimentel. Sweep by Offak to get on top. Head shots by Offak.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Pimentel
RD 2: Offak catches a kick and takes him down into guard. Pimentel defends well. Pimentel tries for a triangle and gets a mounted triangle and lands head shots till the ref stops it.
Result: Joe Pimental via TKO at 2:05 of Round 2
2. Amateur Super Heavyweight 3x3x3 Rounds
Michael Terazzi (0-0 Independent) vs Nick Gwinn (0-0 Uniontown Fight Club)
RD 1: They trade punches. Leg kick by Gwinn. Cross by Gwinn. Jab by Gwinn. Hard hook by Gwinn. Gwinn lands hard punches on the cage. Gwinn drops him with a hook and lands one more and the ref stops it.
Result: Nick Gwinn via TKO at 1:12 of Round 1
3. Amateur Lightweight 3x3x3 Rounds
Chris Hahn (0-2 Rock Hard MMA) vs Easton Johnson (0-3 Triple Threat MMA)
RD 1: Jab by Hahn. They trade hard shots. Takedown by Hahn and he has him in a side headlock. Johnson gets his back. Hahn pulls guard. Head shots by Johnson. Head shots from the bottom by Hahn. Body shots by Johnson. Head shots by Johnson. Hammer fists by Johnson. Body shots by Johnson. More shots to the head by Johnson.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Johnson
RD 2: Leg kick by Hahn. Takedown by Hahn into guard. Johnson is warned for grabbing the fence. Johnson defends well. The ref stands them. Takedown by Hahn into guard. Head shots by Hahn. Hahn stands and kicks at his legs. Hahn drops down and lands head shots and gets his back and looks for a rear naked. Head shots by Hahn.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Hahn
RD 3: Hook by Johnson. Hahn shoots and Johnson sprawls and lands on top in half guard. Head shots by Johnson. Johnson gets mount and lands head shots. They trade punches on the ground. Hahn tries to sweep and does and gets on top in guard. Johnson gets a triangle and gets the tap.
Result: Easton Johnson via Tapout (Triangle) at 2:37 of Round 3
4. Amateur Welterweight 3x3x3 Rounds
Nick Adkins (2-3 Team Impact) vs Marvin Rolles (5-6 Triple Threat MMA)
RD 1: Cross by Rolles. Body kick by Adkins. Leg kick by Adkins. Hook to the body by Adkins. Leg kick by Rolles. Cross by Adkins and another. They clinch on the cage. Knee to the body by Rolles. Knee to the body by Adkins. They separate. Cross by Rolles and another. Jab and cross by Adkins. Leg kick by Adkins. Rolles shoots in but Adkins sprawls.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Adkins
RD 2: Hook by Adkins. Leg kick by Adkins. Cross by Adkins. Hook by Rolles. Hook by Adkins. Jab by Adkins. Rolles shoots and they clinch on the cage but separate. Rolles shoots and they clinch on the cage. Takedown by Rolles.
I scored RD 2: 10-10
RD 3: Uppercut by Adkins. Leg kick by Rolles and another. They trade leg kicks. Hook by Adkins. Leg kick by Rolles and another. Rolles hurts him with a leg kick. Hook by Adkins. Hard body kick by Adkins. Leg kick by Rolles. They trade punches. Adkins shoots and gets a takedown into side control. Body shots by Adkins. Adkins gets mount and then his back and looks for a rear naked as the round ends.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Rolles
My score card: 29-29 Draw
Result: Nick Adkins via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28)
5. Amateur 180LB Catch Weight 3x3x3 Rounds
Devon Kelleher (1-0 Evolve MMA) vs Rickie Foster (4-7 Aries MMA)
RD 1: Leg kick by Foster. They trade punches. Hook by Foster. They clinch on the cage. Knees to the leg by Kelleher. Knee to the leg by Foster. Knees to the leg by Kelleher. They separate. Hard cross by Kelleher. They clinch on the cage and trade knees to the leg. Knee to the leg by Kelleher. Takedown by Kelleher into guard. Body shots by Kelleher. Foster tries for a guillotine and Kelleher lands more body shots.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Kelleher
RD 2: Leg kick by Foster and another. Trade hard punches. They clinch on the cage. Knee to the leg by Foster. They separate. Kelleher lands punches on the cage. Foster tries for a takedown but Kelleher sprawls and gets his back landing head shots. Foster rolls and gets his back but then Kelleher reverses that and gets his back again. Keller looks for a rear naked and gets it for the tap.
Result: Devon Kelleher via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:35 of Round 2
6. Amateur Lightweight 3x3x3 Rounds
Patrick Quinn (0-0 Independent) vs Cheney Mattarese (1-0 Aries MMA)
RD 1: Leg kick by Mattarese. Takedown by Mattarese and he gets mount. Head shots by Mattarese. Mattarese gets his back and lands more head shots till Quinn Taps.
Result: Cheney Mattarese via Tapout (Strikes) at 0:57 of Round 1
7. Amateur Lightweight 3x3x3 Rounds
A.J. Holloway (0-0 Triple Threat MMA) vs Josh Rohler (2-0 Rock Hard MMA)
RD 1: Rohler lands a kick low and Holloway looks mad but they continue. Rohler lands hard punches on the cage and puts him out.
Result: Josh Rohler via KO at 0:29 of Round 1
Submission of the Night: Easton Johnson
Knockout of the Night: Josh Rohler
Fight of the Night: Devon Kelleher vs Rickie Foster