Sunday, September 23, 2012

NAAFS Combat Challenge 22 Report





On September 22nd NAAFS put on Combat Challenge 22. If you like exciting finishes, this was the card for you. On the pro side, Adam Milstead took another step towards the big show with a quick stoppage of De'Andre Billinglsy and Josh Baker got a very impressive win and made a big statement. On the amateur side, Izzy Williams showed that he is loaded with potential and someone to keep an eye on. Jessica Zomcik returned to the cage after a long hiatus and looked very impressive both in winning and in being in the best shape I can recall her ever being in. Also impressive finishes by Jena Baldwin, Dan Ramacciato and Joe Callari among others.

1. Amateur Heavyweight
Cody Tominack (1-0 Bullpen) vs Brandon Rankins (0-0 TGA)

RD1: Hook by Tominack. They clinch and Tominack gets a takedown into side control. Body shots by Tominack. Tominack moves to north south position and hooks an arm triangle and gets the tap.

Result: Cody Tominack by Tapout (Arm Triangle) at 1:10 of Round 1

2. Amateur Light Heavyweight
Landen Harvey (0-0 Sud'n Impact) vs Richard Barrow (0-0 Independent)

RD 1: Leg kick by Barrow. They trade punches. Leg kick by Barrow. Hook by Barrow and another. Leg kick by Barrow and another. Barrow drops him with punches against the cage and lands a few more till the ref stops it.

Result: Richard Barrow by TKO at 1:10 of Round 1

3. Amateur Bantamweight
Hunter Vargas (1-0 Team Elite) vs Chris Varner (0-0 Mad Dog Fight Team)

RD 1: Varner charges in and lands a cross and clinches against the cage. They separate and trade punches. Varner lands a knee to the head stopping the action as that is illegal for amateurs. They resume and Vargas lands a body kick. They clinch on the cage and Vargas lands a knee to the body. Varner lands body shots. Vargas lands a knee low stopping the action. They resume and trade hard shots. Vargas lands hard punches. They clinch on the cage and Varner looks for a guillotine. Varner lands a knee to the body. They separate and Varner lands hard shots. Takedown by Varner as the round ends.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Varner

RD 2: Superman punch by Vargas. They clinch on the cage and Varner gets a takedown into guard. Head shots by Varner. Body shots now by Varner. Hammer fist by Varner. Now Varner is in half guard and then he gets mount and then gets his back. Head shots by Varner. Varner looks for a rear naked and lands more punches. Varner gets the rear naked and gets the tap.

Result: Chris Varner by Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:38 of Round 2

4. Amateur 145LB
Janel Kraft (1-3 Team Pedro Sauer) vs Jena Baldwin (1-0 Eric Hibler's MMA)

RD 1: Baldwin lands hard punches. They clinch against the cage and Baldwin lands knees to the leg. Kraft lands punches to the head. Two knees to the body by Kraft. Kraft gets a takedown into side control. Baldwin gets half guard. Kraft gets back to side control. Knees to the body from the bottom by Baldwin.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Baldwin

RD 2: Hard cross by Baldwin. Clinch on the cage and Kraft gets a takedown. Kraft pushes her against the cage. Kraft gets mount and lands short head shots. Baldwin sweeps and gets on top in guard. Kraft sweeps and and gets on top and gets side control. Short head shots by Kraft.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Kraft

RD 3: Leg kick by Baldwin. Baldwin lands punches. They clinch on the cage. Knee to the leg by Kraft. Two knees to the body by Baldwin. Baldwin looks for a guillotine. Knee to the leg by Kraft. Takedown by Baldwin. Baldwin gets a guillotine and gets the tap.

Result: Jena Baldwin by Tapout (Guillotine) at 1:45 of Round 3

5. Amateur Welterweight
Cody Groves (1-1 God's Will) vs Mike Bothwell (2-2 Mad Dog Fight Team)

RD 1: Body kick by Groves. Hook by Bothwell. Jab by Groves. Leg kick by Bothwell. Body kick by Bothwell. Body kick by Groves. Hook to the body by Bothwell. They trade punches. Jab by Groves. Leg kick by Bothwell. Bothwell shoots in and gets a takedown into guard. Body shots by Bothwell. Head shots by Bothwell. Bothwell is now in half guard and lands a punch to the head.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Bothwell

RD 2: Leg kick by Bothwell. Hook by Groves. Leg kick by Bothwell. Bothwell catches a kick and takes him down into guard. Body shots by Bothwell. Punch to the head by Bothwell. More head shots by Bothwell. Body shots from the bottom by Groves. Bothwell now in half guard landing head shots.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Bothwell

RD 3: Jab by Groves. The trade leg kicks. Hook to the body by Bothwell. They clinch against the cage and quickly separate. Slam by Bothwell and he gets side control and then moves to north south position. Groves gets half guard. Short head shots by Bothwell. More head shots by Bothwell.
I scored RD 3: 10-9 Bothwell
My score card: 30-27 Bothwell

Result: Mike Bothwell by Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27)

6. Amateur Lightweight
Brad Huston (0-0 Team Elite) vs Dan Ramacciato (1-1 Griffon Rawl)

RD 1: Hook by Huston. They clinch in the center and Ramacciato lands a knee to the body. They move to the cage and Ramacciato slams him and gets side control. Ramacciato traps an arm and lands head shots. Ramacciato gets his back and looks for the rear naked. Head shots by Ramacciato. Ramacciato gets the rear naked and gets the tap.

Result: Dan Ramacciato by Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:06 of Round 1

7. Amateur Middleweight
Abed Aabderrazzaq (2-0 Evolve MMA) vs Anthony Binder (1-2-1 Team Elite)

RD 1: Cross by Aabderrazzaq. Hard hook by Aabderrazzaq. They clinch on the cage. Aaberrazzaq is working hard for a takedown. Punches to the leg by Aabderrazzaq. Body shots by Binder. The ref separates them. Hook to the body by Binder. They trade hard shots. Clinch on the cage. Body shots by Binder. Knee to the body by Binder. Body shots by Binder. Knee to the leg by Binder.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Binder

RD 2: Uppercut by Aabderrazzaq. They clinch against the cage. Takedown by Binder into guard. Body shots by Binder. More body shots by Binder. Binder gets side control and lands hard punches to the head. Binder tries for a key lock but can't get it. Binder gets his back and lands head shots.
I scored RD 2: 10-9 Binder

RD 3: Binder charges in and they clinch on the cage. Binder drops him with punches and lands a couple more till the ref stops it.

Result: Anthony Binder by TKO at :17 of Round 3

8. Amateur Welterweight
James Randles (1-2 White Widdow) vs Joe Callari (2-5 Griffon Rawl)

RD 1: Leg kick by Callari. Randles lands a kick low stopping the action. They resume and Callari lands a leg kick and another. Another leg kick by Callari. They clinch on the cage and Callari lands a knee to the body. Callari gets a guillotine and gets the tap.

Result: Joe Callari by Tapout (Guillotine) at :55 of Round 1

9. Amateur Lightweight
Dylan Freedman (4-0 Air Gadfly) vs Izzy Williams (2-0 Evolve MMA)

RD 1: Leg kick by Freedman. Body kick by Williams. Leg kick by Williams. They trade leg kicks. Cross by Williams. Hard body kick by Williams. Takedown by Freedman but Williams is right back up. Williams drops him with punches and lands a couple more till the ref stops it.

Result: Izzy Williams by TKO at 1:18 of Round 1

10. Amateur 115LBS
Rachel Sazoff (3-2 Team Almeida) vs Amber Ignatowski (5-1 USA Martial Arts)

RD1: Cross by Ignatowski. They clinch and move to the cage. Sazoff is trying hard for a takedown and finally gets it into half guard. Body shots by Sazoff. Ignatowski seems to have an injured leg and the doctor comes and and stops the fight.

Result: Rachel Sazoff by Doctor Stoppage at 1:22 of Round 1

11. Amateur Featherweight
Josh Espinoza (1-0 TFG) vs Vincent Bullard (3-1 Evolve MMA)

RD 1: They clinch and Bullard gets a takedown. Bullard gets side control but Espinoza pulls guard. Bullard goes for a guillotine but cant get it and it allows Espinoza to get on top. Sweep by Bullard go get on top. Head shots by Bullard. Espinoza goes for an armbar and gets it for the tap.

Result: Josh Espinoza by Tapout (Armbar) at 1:51 of Round 1

12. Amateur 140LBS
Ashley Rickard (4-2 Sud'n Impact) vs Jessica Zomcik (5-3 Evolve MMA)

RD 1: They trade punches. Body kick by Rickard. They clinch on the cage. Knees to the leg by Zomcik. Rickard pulls her down and Zomcik is in guard. Head shots from the bottom by Rickard. Body shots by Zomcik. Zomcik moves to half guard. Body shots by Zomcik. Head shots from the bottom by Rickard. The ref stands them. Cross by Zomcik. They trade leg kicks. Hook by Zomcik. Leg kick by Zomcik. Jab by Zomcik. Leg kick by Zomcik. Zomcik lands punches against the cage.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Zomcik

RD 2: Jab by Zomcik. Rickard forces a clinch on the cage. They drop down with Zomcik having her back. Zomcik looks for a rear naked. Heel strikes to the leg by Zomcik. Zomcik gets the read naked with Rickard is fighting it. Now head shots by Zomcik. Zomcik has a body triangle. More head shots by Zomcik. Rickard tries to roll into her and Zomcik tries for an arm and gets it for the tap.

Result: Jessica Zomcik by Tapout (Armbar) at 2:54 of Round 2

13. Pro Lightweight
Dave Parker (7-8 Demolition Fight Team) vs Jay Wadsworth (6-5 Kinetix Combat Sports)

RD 1: They clinch on the cage and trade short punches. They separate and Wadsworth lands a hard leg kick. Cross by Parker. Hook by Parker. Body kick by Wadsworth. Push kick by Wadsworth. Cross by Wadsworth. They trade hard shots. They clinch against the cage. They drop down and Wadsworth looks for the choke. Wadsworth gets his back and lands head shots. More head shots by Wadsworth. Wadsworth flattens him and lands punches. Elbows to the head by Wadsworth. Punches to the head land for Wadsworth till the ref stops it.

Result: Jay Wadsworth by TKO at 3:58 of Round 1

14. Pro Bantamweight
Richard McDole (9-3 Team Elite) vs Josh Baker (9-1 Bullpen)

RD 1: Jab by McDole. Leg kick by McDole. Head kick by McDole. Takedown by Baker into half guard. Baker gets side control. McDole scrambles and they stand and are clinched on the cage. Takedown by Baker. Baker gets side control and lands a punch to the head. More head shots by Baker. McDole pulls guard. Body shots by Baker. Baker gets side control and then they stand. Leg kick by McDole. Jab by McDole. Leg kick by Baker. Takedown by Baker into guard. Elbow to the head from the bottom by McDole.
I scored RD 1: 10-9 Baker

RD 2: Jab by Baker. Leg kick by Baker. Leg kick by Baker. Cross by Baker. Baker shoots in and gets a takedown against the cage. Baker gets side control and then mount. Baker looks for an arm triangle and has it but McDole is hanging in there and escapes. Baker gets his back and gets a body triangle. Head shots by Baker. Baker gets a rear naked and gets the tap.

Result: Josh Baker by Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:02 of Round 2

15. Pro Heavyweight
DeAndre Billingsly (6-2 Kingdom MMA) vs Adam Milstead (11-3 Fight Club Pittsburgh)

RD 1: Leg kick by Billingsly. Billingsly ducks a head kick and shoots in but Milstead sprawls and lands punches to the head. Billingsly is still trying for the takedown. Knees to the head by Milstead. They stand and Milstead gets a guillotine and gets the tap.

Result: Adam Milstead by Tapout (Guillotine) at 1:20 of Round 1

Submission of the Night: Jessica Zomcik

Knock-Out of the Night: Izzy Williams

Fight of the Night: Richard McDole vs Josh Baker

No comments:

Post a Comment