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Bodylock Presents Winter Brawl took place on Saturday February 18 at the Melrose Park Civic Center in Melrose Park Illinois. A total of eight amateur mixed martial arts fights went down in front of a massive crowd that was into all of the action.
1. Vince Nicoline vs Dan Alamario – heavyweight
Nicoline stalked him down against the cage until he landed jabs and upper cuts. Alamario dived for a takedown and easily stuffed by Nicoline and took the back mount. Landed hammer fists and rolled him over. Tried for different submissions, but Alamario fighting back and out of back mount. More hammer fists fallowed from the Nicoline corner. Nicoline had complete control of Alamarios back until round one ended.
Nicoline with an unusual stance with his ands low and bent at the waits. Alamario opens up with jabs and low leg kicks that landed. Nicoline rushed in for a body lock and takedown into half guard. Light punches came from Nicoline and Alamario defended well and retained full guard. Ref called for stand up. Nicoline rushed in for another body lock against the cage making Alamario carry his weight. Alamario exploded off the cage and landed heavy punches to end round two.
Nicoline opened with rush in and uppercuts, but Alamario found a single leg. Nicoline landed more hammer fists with his back to the cage while Alamario switched legs. Nicoline stuffed the single leg takedown and ended up in side control. More punches from the top from Nicoline then fought Alamarios hands to secure the mount. More punches from the top followed until Alamario turned over and gave up the back. Nicoline flatted him out and delivered more punches to the side of the head.
Official Result: Vince Nicoline via unanimous decision
2. Charles Rodriques vs Adam Gleason – lightweight
Strong open from Gleason with a stiff jab and takedown into the back mount. Worked for the choke against the cage early. Rodriques quickly fount out, but was hipped tossed and was mounted then switched to back mount again. Gleason working for the choke again and gets the tap.
Official Result: Adam Gleason via tapout due to a rear naked choke at 1.40 of round one
3. Shane Kamp vs Bobby Kpa – middleweight
Low kicks to start from Kamp. Force against the cage, but Kpa secured the neck for a choke, but didn’t secure the bock to finish. Hammer fist from Kamp and fought the hands at the same time. Kamp freed himself and pushed Kpa against the cage for a double leg takedown slam into half guard. Kamp tried to soften his opponent and advance position. Kamp took the back and delivered knees to the body against the cage. Kamp secured the neck and pulled Kpa back then flattened him out for the tap.
Official Result: Shane Kamp via tapout due to a rear naked choke at 2.38 of round one.
4. Scott Bratner vs Justin Hughes – featherweight
Hughes walked in with an intense face with focus. Hughes opened with a kick and Bratner takes the single leg takedown into mount, but Hughes reversed into guard. Punches from the top from Hughes, but Bratner countered with triangle and arm bar attempts. Hughes backs off to reengage on the feet. Huge right hand landed from Hughes and started to swarm, but Bratner recovered and got back the feet. The crowd fully enjoyed this fight. Bratner dove for a takedown, but stuffed by Hughes. Hughes controlled the head and reached for a choke from the front. Hughes ended the round with punches to the face.
Hughes opened with a great punch combo that connected, but Bratner weathered the short storm and secured the takedown. Fighters scrambled to their feet and Hughes caught Bratner with a strong looping left that dropped him. Hughes jumped on him to finish the fight. Crowd loved the action and let both fighters know it witch thunderous clapping and cheers.
Official Result: Justin Hughes via TKO at .58 of round two
5. Ronnie Stewart vs David Lelis – heavyweight
heavy support for the Lelis corner. Mad scramble to start the fight with swarming punches from both fighters. Stewart secured the takedown, but leaves his neck in the side of Lelis. Lelis secures the choke and gets the tapout.
Official Result: David Lelis via tapout due to a guillotine choke at .45 of round one.
6. Michael Romars vs Dustin Stusse – lightweight
Huge fan support for Stusse corner. Romars opened up with leg kicks and tried for the takedown. Stusse reversed the position and secured the mount. Moved his opponent against the cage but Romars reversed and ended up in guard. A few submission attempts fro the bottom from Stusse. To avoid the submission Romars backs away and the fight moves back against the cage. Stusse secured a takedown and started raining hammer fists to the head. Moved to side control, but Romars secured half guard. Stusse started to land more clean punches from the top position and the ref called the fight.
Official Result: Dustin Stusse via TKO at 2.49 of round one.
7. Pat Yates vs Sam Horowitz – welterweight
very loud support for Horowitz corner. Horowitz opened up with leg kicks, but Yates pushed him against the cage and secured the takedown in half guard. Yates soften him up with punches and secured his neck. Horowitz regroups and wall walks his way up the cage. Then Horowitz takes the neck, clasped his hands together and extends his body for the tapout.
Official Result: Sam Horowitz via tapout due to a guillotine choke 1.15 of round one. “I came here tow in and whoop some ass. He left his neck out there and I confiscated it.”
8. Dennis Sherman vs Damian Norris – lightweight Sherman kicked then ran Norris against the cage attempted a single leg takedown. Norris showed good balance for a while, but eventually was takendown into his guard. From the bottom, Norris gathered hand control on Sherman and secured the triangle position.
Official Result: Damian Norris via tapout due to a triangle choke at 1.06 of round one.