CutThroat MMA returned to Bourbon Street for another one of their exciting Wednesday night cards with Brawl @ Bourbon Street. The night of action saw eight amateur mixed martial arts contests highlighted by impressive submissions, devastating knock outs and exciting fights. Read on for the full recap and results of the night.
Tim Armstrong vs. Andrew Edborg
Both fighters are swinging at each other like wild men. Andrew tries for the takedown, but Armstrong reverses into the mount. Several punches follow and the ref rescues Edborg.
James Yarbrough vs. Justin Hughes
Good knees from Yarbrough in the clinch to begin the fight. Solid takedown from the clinch shown by Hughes and ends up in the half guard. Punches followed from Hughes while Yarbrough looked for an escape. Hughes secured the mount and quickly took the back of his opponent. Yarbrough turned it around and ended the round in Hughes’ guard throwing punches.
A hard slam and then directly into the mount position from Hughes that started the second round. Yarbrough drove forward to reverse the position. Yarbrough looked for the rear naked choke early in the round, but came up short. He quickly gave that up and found the mount position. Hughes worked for an escape and the fighters are back to clinch work against the cage. Round two ends with both men against the cage battled for position to favor the judges.
Round three started with Hughes landing outside leg kicks. Fewer punch combos and more single strikes were now being thrown. Kicks and punches were exchanged between both fighters. Hughes scores a takedown and rained down punches. Yarbrough tried for a leg lock, but was stuffed by Hughes and he continued to land punches, from side control. Hughes let his opponent up late in the fight to score another takedown soon after. Fight ends with Hughes raining punches and Yarbrough looking for a single leg takedown.
Jason Crose vs. Matt Brown
Both fighters mixed it up well early with punches and kicks. Brown started to swarm on this opponent after a huge left hand to the Crose’s jaw. Crose hasn’t fully recovered and but kept looking for a single leg takedown. Brown found a home for another punch and Crose was forced to tap in the turtle position.
Dan Bravo vs. Andre Ford
A good hook to the temple landed on Bravo from Ford early in the fight. Bravo countered that strike with huge slam takedown. From the clinch against the cage, Bravo scored a leg trip takedown into half guard, and then he found his way to the full mount position. Bravo punched away at Ford’s head until the ref stopped the fight. Ford was not fighting back and held his hands in front of his face.
Darrell “The Mud Villain” Edmonson vs. Travis Simpson
Edmonson landed a solid right hand on his opponent’s face to start the beginning of the end of the fight. Simpson covers, bends forward and starts to peddle backwards until Edmonson caught him with a kick to the collarbone. Simpson rolls towards the cage. Edmonson backs away because Simpson did not show any sign that he wanted to get back up and fight. Ref called the fight.
Jeff Szakas vs. Jerry Elsner
Both fighters show respect and touched gloves to begin the fight. Szakas moved the fight into the clinch position early in the fight and pushed his opponent against the cage. Szakas secures the double leg lift and slammed the 65 year-old ex-police officer to the mat. Elsner quickly capitalizes on Szakas only mistake of leaving his head in Elsner’s armpit. Elsner closed his guard and secured his hands together for the choke. Szakas was forced to tap the canvas.
Brandon Conner vs. Bill Jessie
A wild and far-away takedown attempt came from Conner to start the fight. He looked for a leg lock when he was unsuccessful. Jessie defended well and landed a few punches against the cage from the top position. Fighters broke the ground position and began again on the feet. Another diving takedown attempt came from Conner, this time Jessie countered and ended up in the mount position. He quickly finished the fight with a rear naked choke.
Main Event: Tyler Isley vs. Jason Ignacek
Great clinch work displayed by both fighters that started the fight. No one was getting the better of his opponent until Ignacek countered a takedown with the mount position. Isley began to drip blood from his nose. Several punches follow and Isley turns and gives up his back. A pool of blood is now collecting on the mat when more punches came in from Ignacek. The ref stopped the fight due to lack of activity from Isley.
Submission of the Night goes to Jerry Elsner for a 21 second Guillotine Choke.
Knockout of the Night goes to Darrel Edmonson for a 10 second punch and kick combo.
Fight of the Night goes to James Yarbrough vs. Justin Hughes for great back and forth action during all 12 minutes. (NO PHOTO)
View the photo gallery here: Brawl @ Bourbon St. – Fightography
- Tim Armstrong defeated Andrew Edborg by TKO at 1:33 of round 1
- Justin Hughes defeated James Yarbrough by unanimous decision
- Matt Brown defeated Jason Crose by tapout due to strikes at 1:28 of round 1
- Dan Bravo defeated Andre Ford by tapout due to strikes at 1:54 of round 1
- Darrell Edmonson defeated Travis Simpson by TKO at 0:10 of round 1
- Jerry Elsner defeated Jeff Szakas by guillotine choke at 0:21 of round 1
- Bill Jessie defeated Brandon Conner by rear naked choke at 1:32 of round 1
- Jason Ignacek defeated Tyler Isley by tapout due to strikes at 1:26 of round 1
Tags: Andre Ford, Andrew Edborg, Bill Jessie, Brandon Conner, Brawl at Bourbon Street, Cut Throat MMA, Dan Bravo, Darrell Edmonson, James Yarbrough, Jason Crose, Jason Ignacek, Jeff Szakas, Jerry Elsner, Justin Hughes, Matt Brown, Tim Armstrong, Travis Simpson, Tyler Isley
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