The main event featured Midwest Training Center’s Jayson Adams taking on John Parrish. Parrish went for a takedown but Adams was holding the fence and stayed upright. Adams then went for a takedown of his own and once he got Parrish on the ground he unloaded a series of punches that immediately bruised up Parrish. The punches didn’t stop and the ref was forced to stop the fight.
Heavyweights Tyler Reece and Wes Anderson were in the co-main event for the XFO heavyweight title. The two tried to gauge their range early, but Reece grabbed a standing guillotine choke after they clinched. It wasn’t there and he defended a takedown attempt from Anderson. After sprawling to avoid being taken down, Reece was able to get Anderson’s back. He locked in a rear naked choke and choked Anderson out just before the two minute mark of the first round.
Charles Radtke fought Wyatt Hickey in his last amateur bout. He came out swinging and caught Hickey with a good combo. Hickey retaliated and landed a right hand that stumbled Radtke. Radtke like Hickey recovered quickly and a nice jab hurt Hickey. Radtke landed another combo that sent Hickey to the canvas. Radtke swarmed and didn’t let up his attack until the ref stopped the fight.
Josh Labree and Nelson Laborn had a very lackluster first round. The round was spent with Laborn pressing Labree up against the cage working for a takedown. Labree threatened with a guillotine choke and worked knees and punches to the body. The second round however was much more exciting. The two went back and forth slugging it out. Laborn worked a guillotine choke of his own but Labree was in half guard. Laborn couldn’t finish the choke and Labree was able to get free. He passed to mount with about twelve seconds left and started raining down punches. The ref warned and stopped the fight with a second left. Many weren’t sure if he stopped it due to the strikes or the round ending, but the stoppage stood even with the protests.
Caitlynn Kelly and Leina Lueff battled for all three rounds in a Pancration rules bout. Pancration rules state no strikes to the head are allowed. The first round the two ladies clinched and exchanged knees to the body. Leuff worked for a standing guillotine choke and Kelly tried to slam her way out of it. Leuff gave up the choke and let Kelly work from within her guard. Lueff was sneaky while working for an armbar and was able to get one but time ran out in the round. The second round was mostly Kelly working leg kicks but Lueff countered with punches and kicks of her own. The third was a lot like the second but the two also threw knees. Halfway through Leuff landed a punch to the face of Kelly and was deducted a point. MMARecap scored it for Lueff 29-27 but the judges’ were actually split. All three scored it 29-27, but one scored it for Kelly which is hard to figure out how.
Ryan Kline and Cole Bishop put on one of the most crowd exciting fights. The two started the fight throwing heavy hands with both connecting. Bishop worked for a takedown throughout the first round and when he did get it, Kline tried to sneak out and take his back. Bishop in the guard of Kline and decided to let Kline stand up. Kline connected and Bishop went to the canvas. As time was running out, Kline dove in with a big punch. The second round Bishop immediately shot for the takedown but Kline sprawled. He stood up but kept control of Bishop’s neck and locked in a standing guillotine choke and earning the tapout victory.
Midwest Training Centers Danny Martinez had a massive crowd following for his fight against Rico Triplett. Triplett came out with a quick punch but Martinez wanted a takedown. After securing a double leg, he picked Triplett up and slammed him to the ground. After landing in side control, Triplett fought to escape and Martinez got his back. He secured both hooks and worked for a rear naked choke. Triplett executed a good two on one defense, but Martinez was able to get his arm under the chin and force a tapout.
Heavyweights went to battle as Wesley Wilson took on Anthony Schott. Wilson came out and immediately took Schott to the ground. He landed in side control but Schott was controlling his wrists. Once free, he postured up and started to throw punch after punch. The ref warned Schott to fight back, but he didn’t defend and the ref stopped it.
Rene Alvarado was much shorter than Matt Willard in his welterweight bout but that didn’t matter as he rushed Willard at the start. He started to land his punches instead of clinching before scoring a takedown. Once there Willard gave up his back and Alvarado was able to lock in a rear naked choke. Willard tried to fight his way out but Alvarado held the choke and Willard was forced to stop the fight.
Dan Newhausen caught Donny Simpson with a big punch and Simpson went for a takedown. Newhausen looked to be working for a choke and seemed like he had a variation of a D’Rce choke but let it go due to the takedown pressure Simpson was putting on. Simpson got the fight to the ground and then he was the one looking for a submission. He pushed Newhausen up against the cage and when Newhausen was sitting up getting ready to wall walk, he grabbed a guillotine choke and pulled guard. An adjustment to make the choke tighter and Newhausen was forced to tap.
Kyle Collatti came out swinging and didn’t let up against Jordan Maglish. Maglish worked for a takedown, but it wasn’t there. Collatti kept his pressure and was landing almost at will. He had Maglish rocked and then went for a takedown. He passed to mount and rained down multiple punches. As the round ended, Maglish gave up his back and Collatti was like a machine gun firing punch after punch. The doctor came in to check on Maglish as he was cut by his eye. He was cleared to fight, but then opted to not come out for the second round and thus Collatti was ruled the winner.
Armondo Calderon and Sergio Rios put on an amazing fight that did not seem like their combined total fights was just one prior to this fight. The first round the two fighters started swinging wildly and working for takedowns. Neither was successful with their takedown attempts and both went back to throwing punches. Calderon was able to land a punch that hurt Rios and quickly pounced to get a rear naked choke. He couldn’t secure it and finished the round with punches. Rounds two and three Calderon took the fight to the ground and was able to pass to side control. Both rounds he worked for a variation of a kimura, keylock, or straight armbar but Rios was able to tough it out and Calderon let go. In the end it was an amazing fight and both fighters looked like veterans of the sport. While Rios put up a good fight, Calderon easily won all three rounds and the fight.
Shawn Bridgeman quickly took Jason Mussay down against the cage. Mussay was able to stand back up and worked for a takedown of his own. Bridgeman reversed the takedown attempt. Mussay looked to try to sneak around and get Bridgeman’s back, but Bridgeman used the opportunity to pass to mount. Mussay pushed off the cage and reversed to land in Bridgeman’s guard. He stood up and looked to let Bridgeman up, but dove in with a punch. He quickly passed to mount and then Bridgeman gave up his back. Mussay got his arm under Bridgeman’s chin and forced him to tap due to the choke.
Team Curran’s first fighter of the night was Brian Radtke taking on Austin Dietrich. Dietrich tried to keep his distance attacking Radtke with leg and body kicks. Radtke then secured a takedown and landed in side control. The two worked for positioning with Radtke taking Dietrich’s back. He was able to get his hooks in and his arm under the chin of Dietrich. He flipped him over and secured the choke and the tap ending the fight.
MTC’s Amador Estrada took on Team No Joke’s Javier Garcia. The two touched gloves and Garcia quickly tied up and tried for a takedown from the clinch. Estrada reversed but it looked like Garcia was able to get the takedown. Unfortunately Estrada reversed and quickly took the mount. He threw a couple of punches and then attacked the arm that Garcia was leaving for him. Garcia tried to stack his way out of the submission, but Estrada held on. Garcia then stood to slam his way out and when he hit the ground he continued to roll to escape. Estrada held on every step and was able to tighten the arm and fully extend it forcing Garcia to tap.
The first fight of the night Jason Huber took on Brett Hedrington. Huber landed a big leg kick and Hedrington immediately went for the takedown. Huber stuffed the first attempt and punished the body of Hedrington. Hedrington was able to get a single leg and again Huber stuffed it. He looked for a guillotine choke, but then opted to punch the kidney’s of Hedrington. Four big punches and Hedrington was forced to tap.
Jason Huber defeated Brett Hedrington by tapout due to strikes at 0:43 of round one
Amador Estrada defeated Javier Garcia by armbar at 1:25 of round one
Brian Radtke defeated Austin Dietrich by rear naked choke at 1:01 of round one
Jason Mussay defeated Shawn Bridgeman by rear naked choke at 2:39 of round one
Armondo Calderon defeated Sergio Rios by unanimous decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27
Kyle Collatti defeated Jordan Maglish by failure to come out at 3:00 of round one
Donny Simpson defeated Dan Newhausen by guillotine choke at 1:04 of round one
Rene Alvarado defeated Matt Willard by rear naked choke at 1:20 of round one
Wesley Wilson defeated Anthony Schott by technical knockout at 1:29 of round one
Danny Martinez defeated Rico Triplett by rear naked choke at 1:26 of round one
Ryan Kline defeated Cole Bishop by standing guillotine at 0:41 of round two
Leina Lueff defeated Caitlynn Kelly by split decision 29-27, 27-29, 29-27
Josh Labree defeated Nelson Laborn by technical knockout at 2:59 of round two
Charles Radtke defeated Wyatt Hickey by technical knockout at 0:59 of round one
Tyler Reece defeated Wes Anderson by rear naked choke at 1:51 of round one
Jayson Adams defeated John Parrish by technical knockout at of round one
Tags: Amador Estrada, Anthony Schott, Armondo Calderon, Austin Dietrich, Brett Hedrington, Brian Radtke, Caitlynn Kelly, Charles Radtke, Cole Bishop, Dan Newhausen, Danny Martinez, Donny Simpson, Jason Davis, Jason Huber, Jason Mussay, Javier Garcia, Jayson Adams, John Hunt, John Parrish, Jordan Maglish, Josh Labree, Kyle Collatti, Leina Lueff, Matt Willard, Nelson Laborn, Rene Alvarado, Rico Triplett, Rocktown Showdown 15, Ryan Kline, Sergio Rios, Shawn Bridgeman, Tyler Reece, Wes Anderson, Wesley Wilson, Wyatt Hickey, XFO
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