EFC 12: Vengeance – Recap
Evolution FC put on their 13th event last night from a packed house at The Kooler in Lloydminster, Alberta. “Big Win” Don Wilson hit the nail on the head when he chose main event fighters Tyler Davis and Sean Quinn as the #3 Maple Leaf Matchup of the month as the two fighters put on a show that is sure to be a fight of the year candidate. Check out below for a full recap of the event.
- Fight of the Night – Tyler Davis vs. Sean Quinn
- Rear Naked Choke of the Night – Ryan Brigham
Sean Quinn vs. Tyler Davis:
Round 1- Davis lands a leg kick and Quinn responds with a combo that falls just short. Davis looks for a head kick but Quinn blocks it and connects with a shot. Davis lands a shot followed by a leg kick and Davis responds with some leg kicks of his own. Davis paws, looking for his range and Quinn continues with more leg kicks. Quinn lands a body shot and a nice combo and Davis fights his way off the cage. Davis connects and misses a front kick. Quinn lands more shots and Davis throws a head kick that’s again blocked. Quinn goes back to the body again and Davis looks for a takedown but Quinn secures a guillotine. Quinn lands a pair of solid knees with the guillotine still locked in but releases and Davis lands a combo. They both trade shots before Davis gets a takedown to full guard where he rides out the final ten seconds while landing a few body shots. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 for Quinn
Round 2- Davis opens with leg kicks followed by a high kick that gets blocked by Quinn and another leg kick. Davis connects with a front kick and a leg kick. Quinn lands a quick jab but Davis lands a body kick followed by another to the leg. Quinn connects with a big right but Davis continues to land leg kicks. Davis sticks a jab and another high kick is partially blocked. A right from Davis cuts Quinn on the forehead. Davis lands a left, right combo with a leg kick before they both trade a quick flurry. Davis fires a pair of knees up the middle and another combo. Quinn looks to land a shot but Davis ducks under and gets the double leg to full guard. Davis hammers away on the body but Quinn throws up a triangle attempt. Davis defends and stays busy and chips away with little shots for final seconds of the round. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 for Davis
Round 3- Davis tags Quinn with a right hand, high kick combo and Quinn responds with a hard uppercut that Davis is able to avoid. Davis sticks a double jab and a leg kick. Davis connects with a solid left and takes Quinn down with a single to guard. Davis peppers the body with little punches and Quinn searches for a kimura but it isn’t there. Davis lands a few more shots and continues to chip away until referee Mitch Clarke stands them up. Davis kicks the body and fires off another combo. Quinn comes back with a combo of his own and jumps on Davis’ back, to the ground. Quinn looks for an armbar but Davis pulls out and lands elbows and a knee to the body. Quinn lands a knee to the body as they stand up and they both trade punches with Quinn emerging bloodied on the top of his head from one of the earlier elbows. Davis throws another head kick and shoots for a takedown but gets caught in a guillotine. Davis is able to pull his head out and finishes the round on top. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 for Davis
Tyler Davis defeats Sean Quinn by Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3)
Tyler O’Brien vs. Paul Grandbois
Grandbois lands a leg kick before looking for a guillotine choke against the cage. Grandbois lands a pair of knees before releasing and connecting with a big combo that drops O’Brien. Grandbois follows him down and connects with a few shots. O’Brien tries to roll away but Grandbois stays with him and drops a pair of hammer fists that prompt referee Mitch Clarke to step in and prevent any further damage.
Paul Grandbois defeats Tyler O’Brien by TKO (Punches) in Round 1, 1:00
Blair Oster vs. Derek Abrahamson
Oster comes out aggressively and drives Abrahamson into the cage. They both battle for position before landing simultaneous knees to the body. Abrahamson connects with a pair of solid body shots before throwing Oster down to the mat and dropping to side control. Abrahamson secures full mount and begins to pound away forcing Oster to give his back. Sure enough Abrahamson locks in the submission du jour and forces Oster to tap out due to the rear naked choke.
Derek Abrahamson submits Blair Oster by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 2:43
Desmond Johnson vs. Mitch Edmonds
Edmonds immediately rushes in with combo and Johnson responds with a solid kick to the body before they tie up against the cage. Edmonds searches for a guillotine and they drop to the ground. Edmonds lands some shots before looking for a rear naked choke. Edmonds continues to work for it and slips the arm under the chin. Johnson lands the hardest shots of the night tapping out emphatically to the choke.
Mitch Edmonds submits Desmond Johnson by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 0:56
Mike Glover vs. Ryan Brigham
Brigham lets out a loud roar before the referee signals the beginning of the fight. Glover rushes forward wildly and they jockey for position against the cage with neither able to get the advantage. Finally Glover turns his back and Brigham seizes the opportunity and jumps on Glover’s back, drags him to the ground and sinks the rear naked choke. Glover defends briefly but is ultimately forced to tap out.
Ryan Brigham submits Mike Glover by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 1:30
AJ Deschambeault vs. Zach Pruden
Deschambeault lands a leg kick and bull rushes Pruden getting the takedown, but Pruden rolls through and lands in half guard. Deschambeault can only hold on as Pruden pounds away on the body. Deschambeault replaces his full guard but Pruden continues his assault on the mid-section. Pruden lands some big shots followed by an illegal 12-6 elbow which referee Mitch Clarke immediately recognizes the foul and calls for time. Pruden apologizes to Deschambeault, his corner and the crowd. Nonetheless Clarke deducts a point from Pruden and the doctor checks on Deschambeault. The doctor allows the bout to continue although Deschambeault still looks a little wobbly. On the restart they trade a flurry and Deschambeault connects on a pair of knees before taking Pruden down against the cage. Pruden looks for a guillotine but lets go and looks to sweep but can’t. They both stand back up and Pruden looks for another guillotine and brings him back to the ground. Pruden loses the choke but instead looks for a vicious neck crank. Deschambeault shows tonnes of heart and survives but Pruden secures the full mount and rains down some big shots that force Deschambeault to give up his back. Pruden sinks his hooks and locks in the fight ending rear naked choke.
Zach Pruden submits AJ Deschambeault by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 4:32
Harry Glover vs. Hossein Zahiriabianeh
Zahiriabianeh paws some jabs and Glover lands an overhand right. Zahiriabianeh locks up with Glover and takes him to the mat. Glover ends up on top briefly before getting swept. Zahiriabianeh takes his back and lands several hard shots before locking in the rear naked choke and eliciting the quick tap out.
Hossein Zahiriabianeh submits Harry Glover by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 0:45