Unified MMA 13 – Recap

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Despite being light on big names Unified MMA held another sold out show at the Mirage Banquet Hall in Edmonton and true to form it was another entertaining night of fights for the fans. Although an illegal knee provided a disappointing ending to the main event the rest of the card was not short on action.

  • Knockout of the Night – Rocky Biggs
  • Submission of the Night – Parwez Ghulam
  • Fight of the Night – Nick Hrabec vs. Cole Campbell

Mike Davis vs. Eric Wilson
Both men open looking to find the distance. Wilson gets the early advantage and unleashes a quick combo against the cage. Davis responds with a leg kick followed by a head kick that doesn’t quite connect. Wilson throws another flurry and a body shot. Wilson continues to land punches against the cage before looking for a single leg takedown. Davis defends and looks for a guillotine before letting go and looking for a double and getting to half guard. Davis lands shots and elbows. Davis lands a few more big shots and Wilson scrambles and latches on looking for a heel hook. Wilson releases and gets to full guard. Wilson looks to stand and lands a huge knee to the stilled downed Davis. Referee Kyle Cardinal steps in as Wilson immediately apologizes. Cardinal calls in the Doctor and as Davis is being attended to, Wilson apologiozes to Davis’ corner and to Sunny Singh at cageside saying that he thought he saw Davis’ knee coming off the mat. Cardinal takes 2 points from Wilson for the foul but the Doctor calls the fight shortly thereafter giving Davis the DQ victory.
Mike Davis defeats Eric Wilson by DQ (Illegal Knee) in Round 1, 3:19

Rocky Biggs vs. Spencer Jebb
After a quick feeling out process, Jebb lands a kick to the body and Biggs responds with a thunderous right that knocks Jebb out cold. Luckily referee John Braak is right on top of the action and deflects a follow up shot from Biggs saving Jebb from any unnecessary blows.
Rocky Biggs defeats Spencer Jebb by KO (Punch) in Round 1, 0:19

Parwez Ghulam vs. Neil Doty
Ghulam looks for a head kick but Doty catches it and uses it to take Ghulam to the mat. Ghulam however latches onto the arm and locks on a lightning fast armbar forcing the quick tap from Doty.
Parwez Ghulam submits Neil Doty by Armbar in Round 1, 0:16

Devon Neville vs. Anthony Lightning
Round 1: Neville lands leg kicks and they feel each other out. Both men are winging punches with neither finding the range. Neville lands another pair of leg kicks before Lighting gets the takedown against the cage. Neville looks for a guillotine and works the body. Lightning sweeps to full guard and Neville looks for a kimura but Lightning easily escapes and rides out the remainder of the round on top. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 for Lightning

Round 2: Neville lands a kick to the body and eventually Lightning lands a leg kick followed by a missed front kick. Neville lands some rights and follows up with a solid leg kick. Lightning responds and Neville comes back with another. Lightning lands a front kick and Neville lands another hard leg kick and a right. Neville finally strings a few punches together and eats a front kick. Neville lands another leg kick and follows up with another combo but Lightning ducks under and secures the takedown to guard as the round comes to an end. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 for Neville

Round 3: A teep from Lighting lands below the belt and a timeout is called. On the restart, they trade punches and Lightning lands a body kick and a leg kick followed by another. Neville comes back with a right and another combo. Lightning lands another front kick and a left. Neville responds and drops Lightning with a combo and follows him into his guard. Neville lands an elbow and Lightning looks to sweep but Neville retains full guard and lands more shots the body. Neville presses him into the cage and Lightning throws his legs up but time runs out. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 for Neville
Devon Neville defeats Anthony Lightning by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Graham Park vs. Connor Radkie
They immediately come together and Park ties him up and gets the trip takedown to full mount. Park presses him into the cage and begins to rain down a series of huge rights. Radkie covers up and Park continues the onslaught with a few dozen more thunderous rights that finally prompt referee Kyle Cardinal to step in and call a halt to the fight.
Graham Park defeats Connor Radkie by TKO (Punches) in Round 1, 1:27

Mike Cobey vs. Tanner Boser
Round 1: Cobey rushes right in and lands knees to the body while pressing Boser into the cage. Cobey bullies him to the mat and drops some punches from the guard. Cobey unleashes a few more big shots before they return to their feet. Boser attempts a sloppy jumping kick that falls short. Boser lands a shot and again Cobey presses him into the cage. Cobey drags him to the ground to full mount and lands some big lefts and a huge elbow and a solid right. Boser looks for a sweep to full guard and lands shots. Boser stands a connects with one big shot as Cobey gets back to his feet. As the round ends Boser tries another jumping kick that again misses it’s mark. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 for Cobey

Round 2: Cobey throws big looping right hands and looks exhausted as he takes a step back and takes a deep breath with his hands on his hips. Cobey lands a pair of leg kicks followed by a big right that stuns Boser. Cobey continues to land one right at a time and each time Boser takes it and manages to stay on his feet and walk right through them. Cobey gets the takedown to full mount and lands a huge elbow and a bunch of lefts. Cobey lands a few more shots before a terrible armbar attempt that allows Boser to get to north/south but Cobey gets back on top just prior to the end of the round. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 for Cobey

Round 3: Cobey throws a few big haymakers that miss the mark before the fatigue shows again with Cobey putting his hands on his hips and sucking wind. Boser begins to connect with some punches but Cobey throws him into the cage and Boser looks for a double and gets the takedown to full mount. Boser begins landing body shots and weak shots to the head for a few minutes. Referee John Braak mercifully steps in as Cobey is doing nothing to defend himself and Boser is awarded the TKO victory. Boser’s corner has to hold him up while the referee raises his hand and almost collapses several times post fight. The Doctor is brought in to check on Boser and he’s stretchered out of the cageside area.
Tanner Boser defeats Mike Cobey by TKO (Punches) in Round 3, 3:44

Mike Banin vs. Reece Chapman
Banin enters the cage to Gangnam Style and has the crowd and his opponent Chapman showing off their dance moves. On to the start of the fight, Banin refuses the glove touch and they get right down to business swinging wildly before Banin secures the takedown to half guard. Banin lands some shots and Chapman can do nothing but hang on. Banin stands and passes the guard where he looks for a kimura alternating with a straight armbar. Banin releases and lands the elbow followed by some big punches. Chapman looks for a heel hook but Banin easily spins out and takes the back. Banin locks in a deep rear naked choke and quickly puts Chapman to sleep forcing referee Kyle Cardinal to pull Banin off his unconscious opponent.
Miichael Banin submits Reece Chapman by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 3:28

21 Responses to “ Unified MMA 13 – Recap ”

  1. Bobby Karimi says:

    How bout fight of the night Cody?

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  2. Mash says:

    Why take 2 pts? Im not against it just nvr heard of taking 2 pts away

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  3. DevonNoRemorseeville says:

    ya who gets fight of the night????

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  4. Cody Rempel says:

    The amateur exhibition fights will be posted later today or early tomorrow!

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  5. Robin Black says:

    Can someone please book a rematch between Wilson and Davis?

    Its such a fantastic match up its a shame for both guys.

    Eric Wilson is a class act and it certainly wasn’t premeditated or anything.

    2 great fighters its a drag for these two guys.

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  6. smash says:

    forget a rematch!! Someone fight Adrian Wooley at 125….. Since I heard he was dropping weight I have been waiting for one of the smaller guys to step-up!!!!

    People always talk about being the top dawg at 125 but with Wooley coming into the scene, shit gets interesting.

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  7. steve hill says:

    wooley at 125…he was a beast at 35…

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  8. Curious what people think:

    Should winning by DQ affect rankings at all?

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  9. evmister says:

    The Tanner Boser fight should have been FOTN in my opinion. That kid is just a younger Roy Nelson. Has a great chin and heart. The fight made me LOL so much, and feel so good haha.

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  10. Mike Davis says:

    Like to say sorry to all the fans and people who came out, sorry to Eric Wilson, a fight should never end like that but the Dr. said I could not get 5 minutes to recover and I felt in no shape to get up and fight after that. I am sorry everyone a fight should never end like that, I do not want a win like that or Eric have a loss like that.

    Eric was an amazing guy and a great person no way he did that on purpose. As for a rematch I feel obligated to do this again he deserves it and it has to happen.

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  11. I don’t blame you for not getting up, if you could not get the time you needed to recover.

    How about a rematch for the 125 crown next Unified?

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  12. Mike Davis says:

    It has to happen Keith has too.

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  13. Donald Duck says:

    If the DQ comes within the first round (as in this case) then there should be no impact on the rankings. If however the DQ happens after the first round then it is a different story. If high ranked Fighter A was getting his/her ass whooped for 2 rounds before a foul takes them out and DQs their opponent then I think you have to weight Fighter B’s showing to that point.

    That’s just me though.

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  14. @Donald Duck… so Jon Jones DQ loss to Matt Hamill is consider a win for Jones in the rankings as he was completely dominating Hamill?

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  15. sean quinn says:

    I think it should count for Jones.

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  16. booboo says:

    ERICK SILVA ALSO (CARLO PRATOR )

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  17. steve hill says:

    eric wilson and mike davis again !! for sure…why not !!very interesting fight…I like eric wilson; he,s a class act and am curious about both davis brothers,they seem to be making a name for themselves on the west coast!!…however still does not affect the BW rankings at all…neither fighter is in the top 10….

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  18. Cody Rempel says:

    @evmister… Boser and Cobey were in the running as well but I felt the Hrabec vs. Campbell was a better (more technical, skilled) fight, but I can’t deny that Tanner and Mike weren’t entertaining as hell, put a little more gas in their tanks and I’d watch a fight like that all day! Remember, these “awards” are just one person’s opinion!

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  19. Donald Duck says:

    @Ketih, yes that’s an excellent example. But for that small error (and perhaps a more enthusiastic enforcement of the rules than expected) Jones won that fight bell to stoppage.

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  20. Donald Duck says:

    I should add that while Davis and Wilson was competitive the reasons this shouldn’t affect the rankings is the shortness of the fight and the catchweight.

    Donnie

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  21. AJ says:

    I am not sure what fight the ref was watching during the Cobey fight. Could of called it a couple of times when Cobey was HAMMERING Boser. Istead he calls it when Boser hits Cobey with powder puff punches because Cobey is gassed.

    Bottom line Boser gets trip to the hospital, Cobey goes partying.

    I feel sorry for Boser for the next fight he goes in thinking he won that fight. Check out the dammage to his face on him own facebook page.

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