Cage Fighting Manitoba 3 Play-by-Play – Wright Bests Phillips
Top MMA News Awards:
- Fight of the Night: Tang Thongpheng vs. Tony Javier. The opening bout was well matched and Javier was dominating this fight until Thongpheng came back. Aaron Shymr and Ryan Boux was a close second.
- Submission of the Night: Tang Thongpheng’s improbable arm bar after losing the first seven minutes of his fight with Tony Javier.
- Knockout of the Night: Aaron Shymr’s finish of Ryan Boux.
Here is the Top MMA News’ play-by-play:
155lbs- Warren Phillips vs. Trevor Wright
R1. Two rights by Wright and a Phillips’ takedown. Back to feet in a fast match. Wizzer action but Wright ends up on bottom. He tries to get up but Phillips has him in an arm-in Guillotine. Wright slips out and gets one hook in. Nice elbow by Wright. Phillips powers to his feet and the two trade. Phillips looks tired and falls back after a Wright punch. Wright waves him to his feet. Wright lands a left on Phillips who shoots but is stuffed. Wright in North South position and lands a body shot. Wright steps over and gets Phillips’ back and flattens Phillips out. Wright landing some lefts and rights with Phillips in the turtle position. Wright flattens Phillips out and lands some more punches. Wright feeds more rights and finishes Phillips with a bunch of lefts to win the bout with seconds left.
Trevor Wright defeats Warren Phillips by Tapout due to Strikes in Round 1, 4:58
NOTE: Announced as a TKO but referee stopped by to state that it was actually a tapout due to strikes.
135lbs- Louis Fisette vs. Mike O’Neill
Biggest cheer of the night for Fisette.
R1. Leg kicks swing and miss for O’Neill and Fisette lands two shots. O’Neill presses Fisette against the cage, picks him up and drops him. O’Neill in Fisette’s half guard pounding on his side with hammer fists. Fisette looking for the Kimura and gets the sweep Andrij Pavlic style. Fisette jumps into O’Neill’s guard and drops a right. Right elbows now land. Fisette slices to half guard and lands some punches before O’Neill regains full. Fisette lands several rights and then a slew of right elbows with 30 seconds left. Round ends with Fisette on top.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-8 Fisette
R2. Crowd chanting Louie. The two trade leg kicks. Right punch by O’Neill and a clinch. Fisette trips him down and gets half guard. Fisette passes to side. Fisette gets full mount and then drops some hard lefts and rights. O’Neill taking some punishment and turns his back. Fisette wastes no time to sink in the Rear Naked and O’Neill taps. Impressive win by Fisette who moves to 2-1 in CFM!
Louis Fisette submits Mike O’Neill by Rear Naked Choke in Round 2, 2:04
Fisette calls Eric Perez the most exciting Bantamweight in the world and complains how lowly Perez and Delorme are ranked in his post-fight interview.
CFM President Gabriel Santos comes out with a nice, new, shiny Bantamweight belt. He promises to find Fisette a good opponent for a title fight at CFM 4!
155lbs- Jesse Veltri vs Michael Karkula
R1.High kick by Veltri blocked by Karkula who takes Veltri down. Karkula in half guard throwing some shoulders and banging Veltri’s head off the canvas a bit. Karkula trying to break Vestri’s lockdown. The two scramble to north south and then full mount. Veltri gives up back and Karkula sinks in the Rear Naked Choke. Tap Tap.
Michael Karkula submits Jesse Veltri by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 1:49
155lbs- Alex Popov vs Leo Constant
R1. Leg kick by Constant and Popov responds. The two clinch up and Popov goes for a trip but lands on his back. Constant lands a left. Popov grabs an arm for a successful sweep and uses it to submit Constant.
Alex Popov submits Leo Constant in Round 1, 1:09
Brandon Hrychyshyn vs. Mike Del Grasso is cancelled. Announcer says “Due to unforeseen circumstances.” Will look into it.
UPDATE: Turns out Del Grasso took Adrenaline pills in front of the commission and its a banned substance. Fight is off.
170lbs- Ryan Boux vs. Aaron Shymr
R1. Solid right by Boux to start things off and then a head kick rocks Shymr. Boux smells blood and goes for finish. Shymr gets to his feet and the two square off again. Shymr stuns Boux and then a big left rocks Boux who stumbles to the canvas. Shymr smells blood and jumps on Boux and lands some ground and pound. Boux in trouble and its over.
Aaron Shymr defeats Ryan Boux by TKO (GNP) in Round 1, 1:01
135lbs- Mike Glover vs. Phil Deschambault
R1. Leg kick then high kick by Deschambault. A second high kick connects. Glover has enough and closes the distances and presses Deschambault against the cage. Glover gets Deschambault’s back and brings him down to the ground. Deschambault gets back to his feet and then takes Glover down with a double leg. Glover sitting against the cage with a headlock. He locks the other hand in for a Guillotine but Deschambault has worked to the side control. Deschambault with full mount now and he moves him to his corner. Glover trying to push off the cage with feet but Deschambault maintains top position. Deschambault lands some strong punches but Glover manages to kick him off the top. Deschambault in side now and again wins the mount position. Deschambault with some GNP before the round ends.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Deschambault
R2. Glover lands a leg kick but Deschambault lands a counter left that stuns Glover. Deschambault with the takedown and in seconds gets mount. Deschambault gets him to his corner once again and he lands some lefts and rights. Deschambault lands a lot more strikes and the ref moves in closer, but Glover starts bucking and Deschambault stops throwing. No quit in Glover who is still bucking and using the cage, but he can’t get Deschambault off his chest. Glover cut badly around his left eye and Deschambault is still striking. Deschambault changes tactics and presses his forearm across Glover’s throat and puts all his weight on it and Glover taps out.
Phil Deschambault submits Mike Glover by Forearm Choke across the Throat in Round 2, 3:34
145lbs- Tang Thongpheng vs. Tony Javier
R1. Thongpheng presses to start and lands some knees. Frenetic action so Javier slows it down pressing Thongpheng against the cage. Javier and Thongpheng both exchanging strikes and knees, respectively. Javier pushing him against the cage. Javier with a standing Guillotine and knees. They break and Thongpheng throws a left body kick. Thongpheng shoots and a nice sprawl by Javier. Javier on top in Thongpheng’s closed guard. Left elbows by Javier. Thongpheng tries a sweep but Javier maintains top spot. Right elbows by Javier, who is staying active on the top. Javier gets to half while Thongpheng shrimps to escape. Thongpheng threatens with an arm bar but Javier muscles out. Left punches by Javier and a strong right lands as well. Round ends with Javier still on top.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Javier
R2. Knees by Thongpheng but Javier trips him down. Javier in Thongpheng’s closed guard, but Thongpheng threatens with an arm bar again. Javier escapes and drops the elbows. Thongpheng with some rights from bottom but Javier’s elbows are much harder. Thongpheng grabs an arm again and this time Javier has to tap.
Tang Thongpheng submits Tony Javier by Arm Bar in Round 2, 2:05