Sunday, October 13, 2019
Trinity Kings 8 took place October 12th from Blaisdall Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. In the main event Alex Munoz remained undefeated taking a decision from Troy Lamson. The entire bout was on the feet with Munoz landing more even while backing up and seeming to have more power on his punches. Lamson for his part stayed aggressive and kept moving forward but was unable to get off as many shots as Munoz. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Featherweight: Mikey Bright (1-0) defeated Jeremy Santiago (0-1) via TKO at 2:02 of Round 3.
2. Lightweight: Jerome Macalino (1-0) defeated Titus Strictland (2-3) via Unanimous Decision. We scored it 30-27 Macalino.
3. Welterweight: Lawrence Collins (3-0) defeated Nate Feitosa (1-6) via TKO at :52 of Round 2.
4. Featherweight: Ryan DeLa Cruz (11-7) defeated Daniel Friend (2-5-1) via Unanimous Decision. We scored it 29-28 DeLa Cruz.
5. Lightweight: Robby Ostovich (8-5-1) defeated Tyson Duckworth (9-8-1) via Unanimous Decision. We scored it 30-27 Ostovich.
6. Middleweight: Chris Cisneros (18-10) defeated Justus Faaiu (4-3) via Split Decision. We scored it 29-28 Faaiu.
7. Welterweight: Alex Munoz (6-0) defeated Troy Lamson (13-3) via Unanimous Decision. We scored it 30-27 Munoz.
Knockout of the Night: Lawrence Collins
Fight of the Night: Ryan DeLa Cruz vs Daniel Friend
Saturday, October 12, 2019
UFC Fight Night 161 took place October 12th from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. In the main event Joanna Jedrzejczyk seemingly earned a strawweight title shot taking a decision from Michelle Waterson in a very good fight. Most of the fight saw Jedrzejczyk outlanding Waterson and landing the harder strikes. Waterson looked for take downs but couldn't seem to get them outside of two instances where she did get Jedrzejczyk's back standing. In the end Jedrzejczyk took the decision. Earlier Amanda Ribas made a statement handing Mackenzie Dern her first defeat. The bout was almost entirely on the feet and Ribas just had superior striking and Dern was able to mount much offense. Earlier JJ Aldrich took a decision from Lauren Mueller. After two close rounds Aldrich put on a display in round three rocking Mueller multiple times to take the decision. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Flyweight: JJ Aldrich (8-3) defeated Lauren Mueller (5-3) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Aldrich.
2. Middleweight: Marvin Vettori (14-4-1) defeated Andrew Sanchez (12-5) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Vettori.
3. Welterweight: Miguel Baeza (8-0) defeated Hector Aldana (4-4) via TKO at 2:32 of Round 2.
4. Bantamweight: Marlon Vera (15-5-1) defeated Andrew Ewell (15-6) via TKO at 3:17 of Round 3.
5. Flyweight: Deiveson Figueiredo (17-1) defeated Tim Elliott (16-9-1) via Tapout (Guillotine Choke) at 3:08 of Round 1.
6. Welterweight: Alex Morono (17-5, 1NC) defeated Max Griffin (15-7) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-27/29-27). We scored it 30-27 Morono.
7. Lightweight: Mike Davis (8-2) defeated Thomas Gifford (17-9, 2NC) via KO at 4:45 of Round 3.
8. Light Heavyweight: Ryan Spann (17-5) defeated Devin Clark (10-4) via Tapout (Guillotine Choke) at 2:01 of Round 2.
9. Middleweight: Eryk Anders (13-4) defeated Gerald Meerschaert (29-12) via Split Decision (28-29/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Anders.
10. Lightweight: Matt Frevola (8-1-1) defeated Luis Pena (7-2) via Split Decision (28-29/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Frevola.
11. Strawweight: Amanda Ribas (8-1) defeated Mackenzie Dern (7-1) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Ribas.
12. Welterweight: Niko Price (14-3, 1NC) defeated James Vick (13-5) via KO at 1:44 of Round 1.
13. Featherweight: Cub Swanson (16-11) defeated Kron Gracie (5-1) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Swanson.
14. Strawweight: Joanna Jedrzejczyk (16-3) defeated Michelle Waterson (17-7) via Unanimous Decision (50-45/50-45/49-46). We scored it 50-45 Jedrzejczyk.
Submission of the Night: Deiveson Figueiredo
Knockout of the Night: Niko Price
Fight of the Night: Cub Swanson vs Kron Gracie
Friday, October 11, 2019
The PFL playoffs began October 11th from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In women's action Kayla Harrison advanced to the finals by defeating last minute replacement Bobbi Jo Dalziel. Harrison quickly took Dalziel down and landed some punches from the top and from her back. With about two minutes left in the round Harrison began looking for the armbar and got it for the tap. She will be opposed in the finals by Larissa Pacheco who took a decision from Sarah Kaufman. Rounds one and two saw Pacheco land the harder punches and add in some well timed takedowns. Round three saw Kaufman attempt to comeback and land some good shots but it was too little too late. Note: In quarterfinal bouts, it was only two rounds, if ruled a draw, the judges selected a winner. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Featherweight: Brendan Loughnane (18-3) defeated Matt Wagy (13-7) via Unanimous Decision (30-26/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Loughnane.
2. Welterweight: Nikolay Aleksakhin (24-5) defeated Jesse Ronson (20-10) via TKO at 3:37 of Round 1.
3. Welterweight Quarterfinals: Ray Cooper III (19-7) defeated Sadibou Sy (8-6-1) by Judges Decision after bout was scored a Majority Draw (20-18/19-19/19-19). We scored it 20-18 Cooper.
4. Welterweight Quarterfinals: Glaico Franca (22-5) defeated Andrea Fialho (10-3) via Majority Decision (20-18/20-18/19-19). We scored it 20-18 Franca.
5. Welterweight Quarterfinals: Magomed Magomedkerimov (26-5) defeated Chris Curtis (21-7) via Unanimous Decision (20-18/20-18/20-18). We scored it 19-19.
6. Welterweight Quarterfinals: David Michaud (17-5) defeated John Howard (28-16-1) via Unanimous Decision (20-18/20-18/20-18). We scored it 20-18 Michaud.
7. Lightweight Semifinals: Larissa Pacheco (13-3) defeated Sarah Kaufman (21-5, 1NC) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Pacheco.
8. Lightweight Semifinals: Kayla Harrison (6-0) defeated Bobbi Jo Dalziel (5-2) via Tapout (Armbar) at 3:32 of Round 1.
9. Welterweight Semifinals: Ray Cooper III (20-7) defeated Chris Curtis (21-8) via KO at :11 of Round 2.
10. Welterweight Semifinals: David Michaud (18-5) defeated Glaico Franca (22-6) via Majority Decision (28-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Michaud.
Submission of the Night: Kayla Harrison
Knockout of the Night: Ray Cooper III (vs Chris Curtis)
Fight of the Night: David Michaud vs Glaico Franca
Thursday, October 10, 2019
AFC 153 took place October 9th from Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, Alaska. In the night's main event Niko Novelli defeated Mike Plazola in round two. Round one was mostly Novelli using his ground game to control Plazola, land some punches and look for submissions. Round two started out the same till it went back to the feet. Plazola seemed to injure himself landing a kick and went to the ground where Novelli landed strikes forcing the ref to step in. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Bantamweight: Marv Alexeie (3-7) defeated Sam O'Donnell (2-7) via Tapout (Head Scissors Choke) at :44 of Round 1.
2. Super Heavyweight: Tom McCoy (1-0) defeated Chad Lealao (0-1) via Disqualification (Knee to head of downed opponent) at :47 of Round 1.
3. Welterweight: Tre Evan-McClennaham (3-3) defeated Quinzell DeShields (0-1) via Tapout (Guillotine Choke) at 2:19 of Round 3.
4. Welterweight: Isaiah Baker (1-0) defeated Alex Perue (0-1) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:18 of Round 1.
5. 195LB Catch Weight: Maika Graf (7-1) defeated Justin Hadley (0-1) via Verbal Submission (Strikes) at :26 of Round 2.
6. Lightweight: Niko Novelli (8-2) defeated Mike Plazola (16-11) via TKO at 3:58 of Round 2.
Submission of the Night: Marv Alexie
Knockout of the Night: Niko Novelli
Fight of the Night: Niko Novelli vs Mike Plazola
Saturday, October 5, 2019
UFC 243 took place October 5th from Marvel Stadium is Melbourne, Australia. In women's action, Megan Anderson bot back on track with a first round finish of Zarah Fairn. Anderson quickly got the fight to the ground and got mount and landed some short elbows and punches. Fair attempted to sweep and get on top, but while doing so, Anderson got a triangle and the tap for the win. Earlier Ji Yeon Kim scored an impressive win over Nadia Kassem. Round one saw Kim out strike her opponent and hurt her a bit. Round two saw more of the same and then Kim dropped her with a shot the the body ending the fight with one second left in the round. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Bantamweight: Khalid Taha (14-2) defeated Bruno Silva (11-4-1) via Tapout (Arm Triangle) at 3:00 of Round 3.
2. Flyweight: Ji Yeon Kim (9-2-2) defeated Nadia Kassem (5-2) via TKO at 4:59 of Round 2.
3. Featherweight: Megan Anderson (10-4) defeated Zarah Fairn (6-3) via Tapout (Triangle Choke) at 3:57 of Round 1.
4. Lightweight: Brad Riddell (7-1) defeated Jamie Mullarkey (12-3) via Unanimous Decision (29-27/30-26/30-26). We scored it 29-28 Riddell.
5. Welterweight: Callan Potter (18-8) defeated Maki Pitolo (12-5) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Potter.
6. Welterweight: Jake Matthews (15-4) defeated Rostem Akman (6-2) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Matthews.
7. Heavyweight: Yorgan De Castro (6-0) defeated Justin Tafa (3-1) via KO at 2:10 of Round 1.
8. Welterweight: Dhiego Lima (17-7) defeated Luke Jumeau (13-5) via Split Decision (28-29/29-28/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Lima.
9. Heavyweight: Sergey Spivak (10-1) defeated Tai Tuivasa (10-3) via Tapout (Arm Triangle) at 3:14 of Round 2.
10. Lightweight: Dan Hooker (20-8) defeated Al Iaquinta (14-6-1) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-26). We scored it 30-27 Hooker.
11. Middleweight Title: Israel Adesanya (18-0) defeated Robert Whittaker (21-5) via KO at 3:33 of Round 2.
Submission of the Night: Khalid Taha
Knockout of the Night: Yorgan De Castro
Fight of the Night: Brad Riddell vs Jamie Mullarkey
Friday, October 4, 2019
Invicta FC 37 took place October 4th from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. In the main event Pearl Gonzalez got back on track taking a decision from previously unbeaten Brogan Sanchez. The story of the bout was Gonzalez getting the fight to the ground and while Sanchez avoided any real damage, she also wasn't able to muster much offense allowing Gonzalez to cruise to the win. In the co-main event, Mariya Agapova continued to impress defeating Marilia Santos in round one. Agapova got it to the ground and was in total control. With just seconds left in round one Agapova let loose some hard strikes forcing the ref to step in. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Flyweight: Claire Johnson (1-0) defeated Jordan Kaaze (0-1) via Tapout (Armbar) at 2:20 of Round 3.
2. Bantamweight: Hope Chase (2-1) defeated Megan Cawley (0-2) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:28 of Round 1.
3. Bantamweight: Linda Mihalec (2-0) defeated Marisa Messer-Belenchia (3-1) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Mihalec.
4. Atomweight: Lindsey VanZandt (7-2) defeated Shino VanHoose (6-6) via TKO at :39 of Round 1.
5. Strawweight: Kay Hansen (5-3) defeated Nicolle Caliari (4-2) via Tapout (Guillotine Choke) at 1:14 of Round 3.
6. Flyweight: Mariya Agapova (7-1) defeated Marilia Santos (10-4) via TKO at 4:55 of Round 1.
7. Flyweight: Pearl Gonzalez (10-4) defeated Brogan Sanchez (6-1) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 29-28 Gonzalez.
Submission of the Night: Claire Johnson
Knockout of the Night: Mariya Agapova
Fight of the Night: Claire Johnson vs Jordan Kaaze
Saturday, September 28, 2019
EFC 82 took place September 28th from Carnival City Casino in Brakpan, South Africa. In the night's main event Themba Gorimbo became the new welterweight champion with a first round stoppage of Luke Michael. Early in round one Gorimbo opened a really bad cut on Michael. After the doctor took a look the bout continued. Gorimbo sensing his opponent was in trouble landed vicious ground and pound and forced the ref to stop it. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Welterweight: Dino Bagattin (12-9, 1NC) vs Pietie Coxen (5-10, 1NC) was ruled a No Contest (accidental headbutt by Bagattin) at :28 of Round 1.
2. Light Heavyweight: Zaakir Badat (2-0) defeated Stefan Pretorius (3-6) via Tapout (Heel Hook) at 2:35 of Round 1.
3. Bantamweight: Luthando Biko (6-2) defeated Tumisang Madiba (9-9) via Split Decision (28-29/29-28/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Biko.
4. Light Heavyweight Title: Simon Biyong (6-1) defeated Quinton Rossouw (3-1) via KO at 1:34 of Round 2.
5. Welterweight Title: Themba Gorimbo (8-2) defeated Luke Michael (4-4) via TKO at 2:48 of Round 1.
Submission of the Night: Zaakir Badat
Knockout of the Night: Simon Biyong
Fight of the Night: Luthando Biko vs Tumisang Madiba