Monday, January 30, 2012
NAAFS Caged Fury 16 Report
On January 28th the NAAFS invaded West Virginia for the first time with an all Pro card. The card featured some exciting finishes and some good overall fights. Making big impressions to me were Joey Holt, Jason Cardillo, Chris Goldbaugh and both fighters in the Ashley Cummins and Stephanie Frausto fight, which was also the first female pro fight ever in the state.
1. Pro Middleweight
Chis Goldbaugh (8-3 Team Bullpen) vs Brandon Johnson (9-1 Team Murcieglo)
RD 1: Hook by Goldbaugh. Both fighters lands jabs. They clinch on the cage and Goldbaugh lands knees. Goldbaugh with a slam and gets Johnson's back. Goldbaugh lands punches to the head and hooks a rear naked for the tap.
Result: Chris Goldbaugh by Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:50 of Round 1
2. Pro Featherweight
Matt Montalvo (7-7 Fighters United) vs Jeremy Czarnecki (5-2 Team Murcieglo)
RD 1: Kick to the body by Montalvo. They clinch on the cage. Nice throw by Czarnecki. Montalvo tries for an arm from the bottom but can't get it. Czarnecki stands and drops punches. He stands and kicks the legs of a downed Montalvo. Czarnecki drops back into Montalvo's guard. Punches by Czarnecki to the head and body. Now he lands hard shots. Czarnecki gets side control but a nice sweep by Montalvo to get on top and into side control. Two elbows by Montalvo. Czarnecki rolls and gets Montalvo's back and lands punches to end the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Czarnecki
RD 2: The trade hard shots. Knee to the head by Montalvo opens a cut on Czarnecki's nose. Montalvo misses a kick and falls. Czarnecki gets on top of him and lands punches. The stop the action to check Czarnecki's cut and the doctor stops the fight.
Result: Matt Montalvo by Doctor's Stoppage at 1:09 of Round 2
3. Pro Welterweight
Marcos Pecina (8-2 USA Martial Arts) vs Matt Garrettson (4-5 Butch Hiles MMA)
RD 1: The fighters trade shots. They drop down and Pecina lands hard shots. Pecina gets his back and then moves into guard. Hard shots by Pecina. Not much action here. Short head shots by Pecina.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Pecina
RD 2: They trade hard shots. Pecina catches a kick from Garrettson and takes him down. Garrettson keeps him in guard and does a nice job avoiding damage. Two elbows from Pecina. Pecina postures up and lands punches. Garrettson is trying to stand but gives up his back. Two elbows from Pecina, one of which seemed to hit the back of the head but the ref didn't call it. Pecina flattens him but Garrettson rolls and pulls guard. Punches from the bottom by Garrettson. Hard shots by Pecina. Pecina gets side control. Garrettson is working hard to stand but Pecina gets his back and lands elbows to the head.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Pecina
RD 3: Takedown by Pecina but he let's him back up. Takedown by Garrettson into side control. Pecina grabs a leg and uses it to get on top. Now he gets side control. Garrettson working hard to stand. Punch to the head by Pecina. Elbow from the bottom by Garrettson and another. Two head shots by Pecina. More shots by Pecina. Short punches from the bottom by Garrettson. The ref stands them. Both land kicks to the body. Garrettson gets a takedown but Pecina gets on top. Head punches from the bottom by Garrettson. Body shots by Pecina.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Pecina
My score card: 30-27 Pecina
Result: Marcos Pecina by Unanimous Decision (29-28/30-27/29-28)
4. Pro Bantamweight
Ronnell Green (6-1 Team Bullpen) vs Amos Collins (10-3 Fitness Edge/Relson Gracie)
RD 1: They quickly drop down and Green hooks a guillotine and puts him to sleep. Collins wakes up and doesn't realize its been stopped and tries hard to take Green down and the ref has a hard time pulling him off.
Result: Ronnell Green by TKO (Guillotine) at :20 of Round 1
5. Pro Welterweight
Jason Cardillo (6-0 Pittsburgh Fight Club) vs Zac Gobel (7-4 Dragons Den)
RD 1: Gobel throws a wild shot and Cardillo ducks and takes him down. Gobel defends well on the bottom. Punches by Cardillo. Cardillo gets his back and lands punches. Gobel gets up but Cardillo takes him back down. Short elbow by Cardillo. Cardillo is cut under the eye. Nice punch by Cardillo. Cardillo gets his back and lands hard shots. Gobel rolls and pulls guard. Nice punch from the bottom by Gobel. Cardillo stands and Gobel lands a nice up kick. Cardillo gets his back and gets a neck crank for the tap.
Result: Jason Cardillo by Tapout (Neck Crank) at 4:47 of Round 1
6. Pro Heavyweight
Rick Day (9-1 USA Martial Arts) vs Nathan Bryant (8-6 Ground Zero)
RD 1: Front kick by Day. Bryant lands a nice hook. Clinch against the cage. Both land body shots. Knee to the leg by Day. The ref separates them. They clinch in the center of the cage. Bryant pushes off and lands a hook. They clinch on the cage and Bryant lands head shots. The ref separates them. Hook by Bryant. They clinch on the center and move to the cage. Uppercut by Bryant. Takedown by Bryant and he gets the mount. Elbow by Bryant. Punches by Bryant. Day pushes him off and goes for a leg but Bryant pulls the leg out and is in guard. Hammer fist by Bryant. Day almost sweeps as the round ends.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Bryant
RD 2: Kick to the body by Day and another. Leg kick by Bryant. They trade shots. Day lands a couple leg kicks. Day lands a head kick that puts Bryant out.
Result: Rick Day by KO at 1:26 of Round 2
7. Pro Welterweight
Brandon Saling (15-8 Mov BJJ) vs Mickey Hughes (8-7 H2O MMA)
RD 1: Lot's of circling by both fighters. Hughes shoots in bu Saling sprawls and lands body shots. Saling gets side control and lands an elbow. Saling stands and let's him up. They trade real hard shots. Hook by Saling. Hughes drops down and Saling drops into side control. Head shots by Saling. They stand and Hughes lands body shots. Saling drops him with a hook and the ref steps in.
Result: Brandon Saling by TKO at 2:06 of Round 1
8. Pro Light Heavyweight
John Opfar (10-4 Pittsburgh Fight Club) vs Josh Stansbury (12-4 Team Impact)
RD 1: Opfar catches a kick and takes him down but Stansbury is right up. They clinch and drop down with Stansbury in guard. Elbow by Stansbury. Opfar sprawls but Stansbury gets his back. Head shots by Stansbury. The ref takes a point from Stansbury saying three shots hit the back of the head. Opfar charges in and eats a knee to the body. They clinch and Stansbury hooks a guillotine for the tap.
Result: Josh Stansbury by Tapout (Guillotine) at 1:51 of Round 1
9. Pro 115LB
Stephanie Frausto (1-2 Team Gurgel) vs Ashley Cummins (7-0 Vaghi Martial Arts)
RD 1: They trade hard shots and Cummins gets a takedown. Body shots by Cummins. Frausto tries to scramble but can't escape. Elbow from the bottom by Frausto. Punches by Cummins. Frausto looks for a triangle and now an armbar but can't get it. Frausto does get on top though and into side control. Cummins gets her into half guard. Head shots by Frausto. Frausto stands and lets her up. They trade shots. Leg kick by Frausto. Cummins gets a takedown to end the round.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Frausto
RD 2: Hard cross by Cummins. Leg kick by Frausto. Takedown by Cummins. Cummins lands punches. Frausto almost gets up but Cummins keeps her down. The ref takes a point from Cummins for hitting the back of the head. Takedown by Cummins to end the round. At this point I realized the commission was mistaking and giving them only three minute rounds.
I scored RD 2: 9-9 Even
RD 3: Push kick by Frausto. Takedown by Cummins. Frausto tries to sweep but can't. Head shots by Cummins. Cummins is in half guard and Frausto defends well. Head shots by Cummins. Cummins stands and let's her up. Cummins shoots in and Frausto looks for a guillotine. She has it but Cummins defends it well and lands body shots and pulls her head out.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Cummins
My score card: 28-28 Draw
Result: Ashley Cummins by Unanimous Decision (29-27/29-27/29-27)
10. Pro Lightweight
Nate Hall (6-4 Dawg House) vs Joey Holt (9-5 Team Impact)
RD 1: Head shots by Holt. They clinch on the cage and Holt lands a knee. Hall jumps and pulls guard. Holt lands hammer fists to end it.
Result: Joey Holt by KO at :54 of Round 1
11. Pro Super Heavyweight
Mike Gordon (4-0 Independent) vs Sean McCorkle (13-2 Integrated Fighting Academy)
RD 1: Jab by McCorkle and another. Leg kick by McCorkle. McCorkle shoots in and gets a takedown. Body shots by McCorkle. McCorkle tries for a key lock but can't get it. Hard elbows from McCorkle. McCorkle looks for a head and arm choke and gets it for the tap.
Result: Sean McCorkle by Tapout (Head and Arm Choke) at 2:14 of Round 1
Submission of the Night: Josh Stansbury
KO of the Night: Rick Day
Fight of the Night: Stephanie Frausto vs Ashley Cummins