Friday 13, 2012
The Copernicus Theater
OFFICIAL FIGHT CARD
Main Event: Daniel Vizcaya vs. Brandon DelPrado
Round One: The fighters traded low kicks to start until Vizcaya clinched and leg tripped DelPrado to the ground in guard. Vizcaya punched his way out of guard and into side control. DelPrado secured Vizcaya’s neck for control, but Vizcaya popped out and delivered knees on the ground. More punches followed from Vizcaya to DelPrado’s head. DelPrado turned to fight, but gave up his back. Vizcaya then put in the hooks for full control. Vizcaya punched the side of DelPrado’s head as he tried to find a way out. Full control from Vizcaya as he rolled to sit down still with hooks in. DelPrado worked for half guard for a few seconds, but Vizcaya put him back down for mount. With ten second left Vizcaya unloaded on DelPrado.
Round Two: Vizcaya light on his feet threw punch and kick combos. DelPrado answered with a heavy right hook that gave Vizcaya pause. Vizcaya quickly regained awareness and charged in for a huge slam double-leg takedown. Good elbows from the bottom from DelPrado. Tight battle for position from both fighters. Vizcaya again secured mount and punches from the top. Vizcaya with several small flurries of punches, still not able to stop DelPrado. DelPrado is now bleeding heavy from an elbow. DelPrado turned over again for position and left his neck out for Vizcaya to secure the RNC tap.
Daniel Vizcaya defeated Brandon DelPrado via Tapout due to RNC in round two
Co-Main Event: Andrew Krzeptowski vs. Lawrence Dunning
Round One: Dunning opened up with a clinch as Krzeptowski stuck the body then moved to a takedown attempt. Dunning connected with a right hook. Krzeptowski pushed forward. Dunning twice had Krzeptowski’s neck and dragged him to the ground to try and finish. Both times Krzeptowski shook out of it and stood up. Another body shot from Krzeptowski. Krzeptowski then found the head target for his punches. Dunning stated stumbling and back peddling. Krzeptowski with heavy pressure against the cage, but Dunning reversed it. Krzeptowski with a solid body kick, but Dunning answered with a jab to the chin. A third attempt from Dunning to drag the fight to the ground via neck hold that failed. Dunning showed a bloody nose. Another body shot from Krzeptowski and then a knee. Krzeptowski shot with a spinning back kick and body kick combo that Dunning just ate. These two fought to the final second, both landed and took heavy shots.
Round Two: Both open round two with a quick one-two that landed softly. A spinning back fist from Krzeptowski that landed hard, but Dunning pushed forward as if unfazed. Both men took deep breaths before pushing forward and after breaks. Another left hook landed form Krzeptowski. Krzeptowski stuffed a takedown attempt and controlled the neck. Then delivered knees to the body and head of Dunning. Another body kick landed from Krzeptowski. Crowd was very vocal and into this fight. Outside leg kicks landed from Dunning. Krzeptowski with neck control on the ground, but Dunning on top in half guard. Dunning punched the body of Krzeptowski to loosen the grip on his neck. Dunning corner screamed at their fighter to get out of half guard. Krzeptowski finally let go of the neck and Dunning tried to land strikes before the round ended.
Round Three: Both men opened up with strikes that land, but push forward. In a rush of strikes, Dunning delivered a low blow that stopped the action. Crowd started to ‘boo’ after two minutes. Action restarted and Dunning charged forward with strikes. Krzeptowski smartly evaded around the cage. Dunning still pushed forward hard. Dunning able to secure the clinch and deliver a few knees to the head. Sluggish battle for position and soft strikes in the middle of this round. Dunning attempted a leg sweep takedown, but was reversed as Krzeptowski landed halfway on top. Dunning snuck out the back to take Krzeptowski’s back and work for a choke. Krzeptowski still worked for position from the bottom. Dunning secured full mount and finished the fight punching.
Andrew Krzeptowski defeated Lawrence Dunning (29-28 x3) via unanimous decision
Justin Robbins vs. Daniel Aguirre
Round One: Aguirre opened as the more aggressive fighter. Tried to strike from distance. Robbins ducked under to land a body shot, but Aguirre countered with a knee to the body. Both men didn’t back down. Robbins was selective with his strike to find a way inside. Aguirre landed a soft left hook to start a flurry. Nothing heavy landed. Robbins connected a few times with the inside leg kick. Both men executing head movement and faints. Aguirre struck hard with a left hook that moved Robbins backwards. More knees from Aguirre to follow up. Robbins ducked to get inside for a one-two combo to the body of Aguirre. Aguirre pushed forward, but Robbins sent him the canvas after catching a body kick. Flurries back and forth to end the round.
Round Two: Aguirre opened up with the double-jab that is corner was calling for all of round one. Aguirre landed a right hook to the side of Robbins’s head. Robbins still able to land the low kicks as Aguirre delivered knees and kicks to the body. Aguirre connected with a right hand that dazed Robbins. As Aguirre pushed forward Robbins countered with a takedown into side control. Robbins delivered knees to the shoulder of Aguirre. Aguirre counted by creating space for his right leg to secure closed guard, the body triangle from the bottom. Aguirre started to strike form the bottom to the body of Robbins as the round came to an end. Then landed elbows from the bottom from Aguirre.
Round Three: Robbins opened up with an overhand right that landed on Aguirre’s chin. Both corners are called for aggression and action. Aguirre listened and delivered a flying right knee from distance. Robbins started to bleed from above the right eye. A scramble on the ground as Aguirre landed several strikes of punches and elbows. Robbins fought back hard with two on one while Aguirre took his back. Aguirre sinks it in and gets the tap.
Daniel Aguirre defeated Justin Robbins via Tapout due to a RNC at 2.47 of round three
Jason Graves vs. Rafal Skibinski
Round One: Skibinski opened up with a Thai clinch and attempted a knee that was just short. Graves pushed forward and landed a right hook that dropped Skibinski. With Skibinski dazed, Graves moved into mount and dropped several punches. Skibinski covered well enough for the ref not to stop the fight. Skibinski tried to buck off Graves. Graves took some time to complain to the ref and Skibinski reversed to put Graves on his back into guard. Graves showing some damage with a cut under his left eye. Ref and doctor call the fight. Graves is visibly upset and threw his mouth piece in disgust of the outcome.
Rafal Skibinski defeated Jason Graves via doctor stoppage (cut under left eye) 2.13 of round one
Brandon Wood vs. Christian Reynoso
Round One: Reynoso opened up the fight with punches. Wood responded in kind. Nothing heavy landed at this point. Both men willing to engage and pushed forward. Wood connected with a three-four combo that pushed Reynoso backwards. Reynoso started to show some damage at this point, some redness under the eyes. Wood connected low with a body shot. Reynoso shot back with a body kick and inside leg kick. Wood with two head kick attempts. Reynoso landing the inside leg kick well and often. Reynoso kicked again to the body, but caught by Wood then delivered a huge straight right hand that dropped Reynoso and made his head bounce off the floor.
Brandon Wood defeated Christian Reynoso via TKO at 2.39 of round one
Taurean Bogguess vs. Mike Santiago
Round One: both clash kicks to start, but Bogguess found the inside leg kick. He followed that up with a hard left hook that dazed Santiago. Santiago was pushed to the cage and went in for the takedown. Bogguess sprawled out and dipped his arm under Santiago’s chin to sink in the choke and pulled guard. Santiago’s knees gave out has he lost consensus. Ref stopped the fight.
Taurean Bogguess defeated Mike Santiago via Technical submission at 32 seconds of round one
Bobby Ferrier vs. Adam Ward
Round One: Ward opened up strong with kicks that pushed Ferrier backward. Ward with a lot of pressure and talking trash as well. Ward with a flying knee that almost connected. Followed that up with a strong right hand that stumbled Ward backward to the cage. Ferrier landed a strong left, but Ward countered with a kick to the body. Ferrier fell over against the cage and Ward rapidly took the back and secured a body triangle. After two attempts of an RNC, Ward finally puts it in deep and got the tap.
Adam Ward defeated Bobby Ferrier via Tapout due to a RNC at 2.23 of round one
Josh Killion vs. Joey Diehl
Round One: Killion opened up strong with kicks and punches to push Diehl against the cage, but Diehl countered with a takedown into guard. Killion from the bottom with a choke attempt, which Diehl was able to get out of. Killion turned over to escape, but Diehl took the back with hooks. Punches from the top from Diehl and moved in for the choke again. Killion with wrist control on Diehl from the bottom. Diehl opened up with numerous punches after he got his hands free. Killion seemed unfazed and worked calm. Diehl worked in his arm and Killion’s face was turning Killion. Killion had two on one and Diehl let the choke go. Killion slowly turned over Diehl into guard. Killion stood up in Diehl’s guard and passed to side control. Killion punched the body and moved into north-south. Diehl flipped his legs over for a submission attempt and Killion backed away. Killion ended the round with a flurry of punches.
Round Two: Diehl countered a punch with a body lock. Killion pushed him to the cage and dropped him into side control. Diehl tried to push off the cage wall. Killion found himself in a odd position and opted to stand up. Back against the cage, Diehl threw Killion down with a headlock. Killion countered by ending up in half guard landing punches. Killion moved to mount with plenty of time in the round. Diehl gave up the back. Killion punched as Diehl covered up. Killion with Diehl flattened out still landing punches to the side of the head. Diehl covering up well, but not fighting back. Killion switched to a submission attempt and gets the tap.
Josh Killion defeated Joey Diehl via Tapout due to a RNC at 3.10 of round two
Andre Feliciano vs Jerald Williams
Round One: Feliciano opened up with punches and kicks, but it is Williams that pushed the action to the cage. Feliciano with his back to the cage attempted a chock that Williams defended and moved back to the center. Feliciano with a shot that is stuffed by Williams and ended up on top in half guard and half butterfly guard. Williams moved the action to the cage and landed a few punches. Feliciano exploded and forced Williams on his back. Feliciano was in half guard when he started throwing elbows and punches. Feliciano went for the head and arm triangle but didn’t put his head on the ground. Feliciano gives up the attempt after some time and re-adjusted. Williams worked his way out of the bottom and the crowd exploded with approval. Action restarted in the center with rangy strikes until Williams worked the fight to the cage. Feliciano showed good defense from takedown, but ate punches form Feliciano. Williams caught a kick and landed a straight punch at the end of the round.
Round Two: Feliciano opened the middle frame with a takedown into full guard. Williams with good control of Feliciano form the bottom, using head and high guard. Feliciano not able to do much for a while. Williams holding on for a stand up. Feliciano worked the body with soft punches. Williams opened his guard and Feliciano moved to half guard, tried for mount, went to side control. Feliciano in control on top, but not landing damage. Feliciano secured full mount, but Williams had good head control from the bottom. Feliciano delivered heavy elbows from the top with half posture. Williams created space and pushed Feliciano’s face back to rock his body weight forward to site up. We reset on the feet in the middle. Williams in for a takedown attempt, but Feliciano reversed against the cage. The fighters fell forward and Feliciano capitalized into Williams’s guard. Feliciano punched the body of Williams as the round ended.
Round Three: Feliciano with a takedown and top control, but Williams on the bottom looked for submissions. Feliciano now in half guard and Williams with head control with his arms. Feliciano moved to side control, but still not landed damage. Feliciano backed away and kicked the legs while Williams was on his back Feliciano threw spinning heel kicks to the legs. Feliciano dove back down into Williams’s guard. Williams was able to push Feliciano out of his guard, but opted not to stand up with space between the two. Williams attempted a heel grab takedown, but Feliciano counted with a front choke attempt. Feliciano dragged Williams back to the ground and got mount. Feliciano in full control towards the end of the fight in guard. A solid left elbow across the brow of Williams. Feliciano ended the fight in full mount.
Andre Feliciano defeated Jerald Willimas by unanimous decision
James Smith vs. Phil Williams
Round One: Smith pushed the action against the cage, but Williams was able to get the trip to the ground. Williams quickly moved to the back of Smith and delivered punches to the body. Smith able to create space and get out from the bottom, but Williams not letting too much room between the two. Williams against the body control and carried Smith towards his own corner with a huge slam. Smith reversed with a fireman’s carry slam of his own. After several submission attempts from Smith, Williams escapes and takes the back for a third time. This time with both hooks sunk in the choke and gets the tap.
Smith is down after the stoppage and two doctors rush in to check on him. Tried to stand up and sat back down again quickly. They moved him to the stool and clearly dizzy. Finally he stood up to the crowd’s delight and appears to be okay.
Phil Williams defeated James Smith via Tapout due to a RNC at 2.56 of round one
Jordan Griffin vs Damian Norris
Round One: Norris opened up with kicks from low to high. Griffin didn’t check any of the lows ones, but blocked the few high ones. Griffin plowed forward for a takedown attempt, while Norris tried to counter by punching on the back of the head. A stalemate against the cage while Griffin switched from doubles to singles. Norris went over the top with a few punches. Ref broke them up and restarted in the center. Norris pushed forward with a flurry that excited the crowd, but nothing heavy landed. Exchanges went back and forward with a mix up of punches, kicks and elbows. Griffin with flying knee that didn’t land, but pushed Norris back against the cage. Griffin looked for the takedown again from the cage side. Norris defended well and struck the head while Griffin was focused on the takedown. Norris secured Griffin’s back after a failed attempt from Griffin. Griffin was able to remove the hooks and escape. Norris landed a nice and quick kick and one-two combo. Norris with a heavy jab that made Griffin stumble. Griffin turned it around for a takedown attempt against the cage as the round ended.
Round Two: Norris went out to touch gloves and Griffin touches then jabs him. Crowd wanted blood after that. Norris moved well on the outside while Griffin chased him down in the center. Griffin caught a kick for a quick takedown into Norris closed guard. Griffin moved the action against the cage while he punched the body. Norris tried to posture and land heavy shots. Griffin turned to give up the back while Norris took the back. Again Griffin able to reverse and get on top. Griffin showing damage and bleeding heavy from his forehead from an elbow on the ground. Ref called for time and a check from the doctor on Griffin. Norris whipped the blood off of himself while Griffin was checked. Doctor and ref called the fight.
Damian Norris defeated Jordan Griffin via doctor stoppage at 3.02 of round two
- Daniel Vizcaya defeated Brandon DelPrado via Tapout due to RNC in round two
- Andrew Krzeptowski defeated Lawrence Dunning (29-28 x3) via unanimous decision
- Daniel Aguirre defeated Justin Robbins via Tapout due to a RNC at 2.47 of round three
- Rafal Skibinski defeated Jason Graves via doctor stoppage (cut under left eye) 2.13 of round one
- Brandon Wood defeated Christian Reynoso via TKO at 2.39 of round one
- Taurean Bogguess defeated Mike Santiago via Technical submission at 32 seconds of round one
- Adam Ward defeated Bobby Ferrier via Tapout due to a RNC at 2.23 of round one
- Josh Killion defeated Joey Diehl via Tapout due to a RNC at 3.10 of round two
- Andre Feliciano defeated Jerald Williams by unanimous decision
- Phil Williams defeated James Smith via Tapout due to a RNC at 2.56 of round one
- Damian Norris defeated Jordan Griffin via doctor stoppage at 3.02 of round two