Instinct MMA 4 Play-by-Play – Quenneville Tops UFC Vet


Don Wilson is in Montreal, Quebec for Instinct MMA 4. Here is his play-by-play:

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  • Fight of the Night: Gavrilovic vs Parker
  • Submission of the Night: Thatch over Grandmont

Brandon Thatch vs Martin Grandmont
Rd1: Grandmont misses with 2 head kicks. Grandmont lands a straight right. Thatch catches him with a solid 3 punch combo. Thatch gets Grandmont to the ground and lands some punches. Grandmont gives his back and Thatch takes the gift and cinches in the fight ending submission.
Brandon Thatch submits Martin Grandmont via RNC @ 1:55 of Rd1

Luke Caudillo vs Thierry Quenneville
Rd1: Quenneville starts us off with a nice head kick. Quenneville goes for the keg kick but Caudillo counters with a straight right. Quenneville counters Caudillo with a solid left hand. Quenneville jabs his way inside but Caudillo makes him pay with a right hook. Big flurry by Quenneville who ends it with a big right hook. Nice kick to the body by Quenneville. Quenneville stays more active with his jab and closes out the round with a nice straight right.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Quenneville

Rd2: Again Quenneville lands a weak head kick to start things off. Quenneville tags Caudillo with a big right hook. Another lazy head kick from Quenneville lands. Both men exchange leg kicks. Quenneville continues to paw at his opponent with jabs while Caudillo is only hitting air. Big overhand from Queneville finds it’s mark. Queneville throws a full force head kick but Caudillo blocks it. The 10 second marker is heard and Quennevillepolishes off the round with a stiff right cross.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Quenneville

Rd3: Quenneville starts this round off with a low kick and nails Caudillo south of the border, the match is halted for Caudillo to recover. The match is restarted and Quenneville goes upstairs with the kick but Caudillo blocks it. Caudillo with a straight right but Quenneville grabs the head and lands a knee from the clinch. Quenneville lands a solid leg kick that almost buckles Caudillo. Caudillo comes forward with a jab but Quenneville counters with a vicious right hand. Caudillo continues to wade in but Quenneville is keeping him back with big hooks. Again Caudillo comes in and eats a vicious right hook from Quenneville. Quenneville ducks under a big right from Caudillo and slams a right hand into his jaw. Quenneville hears the 10 second marker and shoots for the single leg but cannot finnish the take down before the round ends.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Quenneville
Thierry Quenneville defeats Luke Caudillo via Unanimous Decision (30-27,30-27,30-27)

Radu Spinghel vs Oulmoudéné Najebe
Rd1: Najebe clips Spinghel with a big right that drops the big man to the ground. Najebe jumps on top and continues to throw punches until the ref jumps in and stops the assault.
Oulmoudéné Najebe defeats Radu Spinghel via TKO (punches) @ :43 of Rd1

Derek Parker vs Strahinja Gavrilovic
Rd1: Parker lands a vicious spinning roundhouse punch. Parker gets warned for throwing an intentional knee kick and that seems to anger him as he lands a barrage on Gavrilovic as soon as the fight is restarted. Parker continues with the leg kicks and is just pulverizing Gavrilovic’s lead leg. Parker misses with a spinning punch and gets tagged by Gavrilovic but keeps coming and drop Gavrilovic with a vicious right. Parker follows him to the mat and proceeds to tenderize Gavrilovic’s ribs until the round closes out.
Top MMA News scores the fight 10-9 Parker

Rd2: Parker continues to throw leg kicks with bad intentions and is attempting to land a right hand bomb every time Gavrilovic wilts from the leg kicks. Gavrilovic has had enough and attempts a double leg but Parker fights it off. Gavrilovic finally lands a solid right on the chin but Parker takes it and fires back with a powerful 3 punch combo. Gavrilovc comes forward and lands some big punches on Parker but again Parker keeps coming and continues to assault Gavrilovic with punches, elbows, forearms really anything he can throw Parker is throwing it.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Parker

Rd3: Parker misses big with spinning punch and Gavrilovic’s uppercut makes him pay. Parker shoots in and puts Gavrilovic on his back. Parker postures up and delivers some big hammerfists but Gavrilovic is doing a good job neutralizing the strikes from his back. Parker transitions to mount and throws some nice punch, back elbow combos. Gavrilovic turn and Parker takes the bait and goes for the back but Gavrilovic shrugs him off and takes top position. Parker escapes back to his feet but Gavrilovic is there to meet him with a huge right hand that drops Parker to the mat and Gavrilovic finishes him off with a few strikes before the ref waves it off. What a great fight, this is the reason to watch the tape delayed broadcast. Epic fight.
Strahinja Gavrilovic defeats Derek Parker via TKO (punches) @ 4:05 of Rd3

Cody Donovan vs Peter Nolan
Rd1: Nolan lands two big rights hands and brings the fight to the ground with a double leg. NolN has Donovan against the cage and is raining down some big punches. The fight is restarted on the feet, Nolan lands some punches but gets forced against the cage by Donovan. Donovan ducks around back and takes Nolan to the mat, holds back position and forces the tap by way of RNC.
Cody Donovan submits Peter Nolan via RNC @ 3:41 of Rd1

Kevin Lee vs Mansour Barnaoui
Rd1: Barnaoui lands vicious knee from the plum but Lee eats it and takes the fight to the mat. Barnaoui reverse and makes it back to his feet. Lee attempts a weak guillotine and Banraoui sneaks around back and sinks in the hooks forcing the fight to the ground. Lee stands and Barnaoui looses the choke. Lee turns it on at the end of the round landing a big flurry and forcing the action against the fence.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Barnaoui

Rd2: Lee comes straight out lifts Barnaoui up walks to center ring and drops him down to the mat. Barnaoui isn’t fazed at all and quickly reverses Nd takes the back with a leg triangle. Lee escapes and lands a few punches shots to the face on the ground. Lee takes Barnaoui’s back but can’t finish allowing Barnaoui to escape and take top position where he proceeds to land punches until the round comes to and end.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Barnaoui

Rd3: Barnaoui lands a solid teep at the start of the round. Lee lands takedown but again gets reversed. Lee lands another shot and while Barnaoui is trying to get up he jumps his back, sinks in the hooks and the choke but Barnaoui slams him backward and escapes. While Lee is getting up Barnaoui returns the favor and traps him in a RNC of his own just as the round comes to an end.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-10
Kevin Lee defeats Mansour Barnaoui via Unanimous Decision (30-27,29-28,29-28)

Scott Marckini vs Pascal Chanbodie
Rd1: A nice leg kick battle start off the tilt. Marckini gets the action to the ground but Chanbodiecatches him in a tight arm bar. Marckini shows off gorgeous sub defense as he rolls three times to escape the arm bar and maintains top position. As Chanbodie gets up Marckini lands a big knee from the Thai plum. Chanbodie lands a headlock throw but Marckini stands right back up. Marckini takes it to the mat and tenderizes Chanbodie ribs with big punches. Chanbodie fights back to his feet only to be muscled back down and Marckini quickly transitions to the arm bar for the tap out finish. Great back and fourth fight very entertaining.
Scott Marckini submits Pascal Chanbodie via Arm Bar @ 4:37 of Rd1

Dave DeLorenzi vs Rémy Bussières
Rd1: Bussieres lands a big right, catches a kick and brings the fight to the canvas. Bussieres tries to take his back but Delorenzi Ed pads to his feet. Bussieres lands another takedown. Delorenzi escapes to his feet again and lands a big right on Bussieres but Remy counters with a right and a uppercut and drops Delorenzi to the mat. Bussieres attempts the RNC but instead takes mount and rains some punches down bouncing Delorenzi’s head off the mat like a bongo. The ref jumps in to stop the assault.
Remy Bussieres defeats Dave Delorenzi via TKO (punches) @ 3:57 of Rd1

Jason Riley vs Christ Franck
Rd1: After some early stalling from both men Franck lands a heavy right and forces Riley against the cage. Franck muscles Riley to the mat and takes half guard. Riley bucks and reverses and gains top position in the form of half guard. Riley loses position and winds up in Franck’s guard but continues to land some elbows and punches.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Riley

Rd2: Franck working some strikes early in the round keeping Riley at bay. Riley pushes Franck against the cage and unloads with a barrage of punches. The fight is restarted in the center and Franck lands a nice body kick. Franck grazes with a head kick at the end of the round.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Franck

Rd3: Franck comes out aggressive with kicks in the last round. A solid leg kick from Franck lands. Riley being very tentative and not aggressive at tall. Franck seems frustrated and dives in and lands a takedown on Riley. Franck hears the 10 second marker, postures up and starts to rain down the ground and pound until the horn sounds.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Franck
Christ Franck defeats Jason Riley via Unanimous Decision (30-27,30-27,29-28)

Cédric Mongeon vs Guy Poulin
Rd1: Mongeon working the leg kicks early but Poulin lands a stiff overhand counter. Lots of feints, swings and misses going on. Mongeon misses the takedown but pushes Poulin up against the cage. Mongeon takes it to the canvas, lands some elbows and takes his back. With the ten second clapper going Mongeon sinks in the RNC to force the tap.
Cédric Mongeon submits Guy Poulin via RNC @ 4:59 of Rd1

Michael Karkula vs Loyd Galindo
Rd1: Galindo throws a head kick but Karkula blocks it. Karkula circles and shoots in, lands the double and quickly takes the back with a body triangle. Karkula extends and forces Galindo to tap.
Michael Karkula submits Loyd Galindo via Rear Naked Choke @ 1:54 of Rd1

Frank Marques vs Gerald Lewis fight is off. Marques came in 6 lbs over weight and Lewis refused to fight a catchweight.


6 Responses to “ Instinct MMA 4 Play-by-Play – Quenneville Tops UFC Vet ”

  1. Les Habs says:

    Nice coverage of Quebec fight. I used to go to MMA Canada all the time but stop a half a years ago when all they posted where press release.

    I just stumbled on this site when I saw some big guy in a khaki vest at the show where I saw Loyd Galindo lose. Friend said he owned this site. He does a good job with soem original article on Quebec MMA.

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  2. Thanks @Les Habs, hope you keep coming to the site and commenting. “Big Win” Don Wilson was the mountain of a man that you saw at the fights and he does a helluva job covering them.

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  3. Bobby Karimi says:

    LOL good stuff!

    Good pbp by Big Win, unfortunate that the show wasnt available in Edmonton.
    Gotta say disappointing performance by Grandmont, still it’s hard not to cheer for the guy.

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  4. Nice to be able to read this pbp, especially since none of the fights is available for viewing on the internet.

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  5. Thanks @Dennis Esposti !

    Top MMA News has play-by-plays from ~75% of the MMA fights held in Canada. Please spread the word!

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  6. Grandmont has always been one of my favs.

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