Havoc FC 1 – Play-by-Play – Gunn, Janssen and Davis Win
Cody Bargholz and Cody Rempel are in Calgary, Alberta tonight. Bargholz will be providing Top MMA News readers with a play-by-play and recap of Havoc FC’s debut event. Here is the live play-by-play from the event:
- Fight of the Night – Wolfgang Janssen vs. Aaron Armstrong
- Submission of the Night – Wolfgang Janssen
- KO of the Night – Nathan Gunn
Nathan Gunn vs. George Belanger
Round 1: Nathan charges forward with a flurry of punches and pins George up against the cage. Nathan lands a nice elbow but George turns him. With his back up against the cage Nathan lands a couple of decent knees then George returns the favour. George is pinning Nathan up against the cage but Nathan is landing a lot more knees and punches. George lands a great uppercut and few really hard body shots. George secures a Thai Plum and starts doing damage with knees to the body. Nathan comes back though with knees to George’s body. These fighters are working hard. George backs off and Nathan charges forward landing a left hook that drops George. George looks out of it. Nathan lands a few strikes before the fight is stopped.
Nathan Gunn defeats George Belanger by TKO (Punches) in Round 1, 3:00
After the fight George announced his retirement. Thanks for all the great fights George!
Wolfgang Janssen vs. Aaron Armstrong
Round 1: Wolfgang opens the action with a cracking outside leg kick. Both fighters look really relaxed in the cage. Wolfgang charges in and Aaron turns him, pins him up against the cage and starts working for a takedown. Wolfgang scrambles back up to his feet but eats an elbow in the process. Aaron tries again for a takedown but Wolfgang takes his back. Aaron escapes out the back door and the fighters separate. Wolf gang throws a nice hick kick followed by a number of leg kicks. Aaron lands a nice right hand though that drops Wolfgang. From the bottom Wolfgang grabs for an ankle and starts working for a knee bar then transitions to an heel hook. Aaron escapes and stands back up stacking Wolfgang who is still on his back. Wolfgang grabs a foot again Aaron jumps out of there letting Wolfgang back up. Wolfgang throws a knee to Aaron’s midsection but Aaron catches it and takes Wolfgang down. From top position Aaron lands some really hard shots that shake the cage and likely win him the round. This is an incredibly close and exciting fight. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Aaron Armstrong
Round 2: Wolfgang charges in recklessly and Aaron takes him down with a double leg. Wolfgang bounces up quickly but Aaron puts him right back down. Wolfgang stands up but Aaron takes his back and starts landing knees to Wolfgang’s thigh. Somehow Wolfgang jumps up and over Aaron landing on his shoulders. As Aaron drops to the ground Wolfgang secured a reverse triangle choke forcing Aaron to tap. That was one of the most unique and impressive submissions I’ve ever seen!
Wolfgang Janssen submits Aaron Armstrong by Reverse Triangle Choke in Round 2, 1:57
Watch the Wolfgang Janssen submission HERE!
Mike Davis vs. Adam Bodwell
Round 1: Mike lands a nice straight left to open the action. Adam is looking really nervous and amped up. Mike lands a nice side kick to the body and Adam is swinging wildly. The fighters clinch up and Mike starts creeping around to Adam’s back. Mike eventually takes Adam’s back and drags Adam down to the mat. From a really high back-mount Mike starts working for an arm bar then quickly transitions to an triangle choke giving up top position. The choke looks really tight but Adam is surviving. Eventually Mike hooks the leg and forces the tap. This fight was a mismatch.
Mike Davis submits Adam Bodwell by Triangle Choke in Round 1, 3:36
Dia Grant vs. Curtis Blackmore
Round 1: Curtis charges Dia with a wild swinging punch. Dia easily ducks the punch and takes Curtis down with a double leg. From guard Curtis starts working for a guillotine but Dia doesn’t appear to be an any danger and he pops out. Dia starts to stand up but Curtis draws him back in and attempts a triangle choke but Dia escapes. Dia finally starts throwing some strikes from top position slowing down Curtis’s submission attempts. Dia is starting to land a lot more elbows and punches to the body now and Curtis is looking exhausted. Dia passes to half mount and starts hammering Curtis with repeated right elbows. Referee Brian Beauchamp has seen enough and calls a halt to the fight.
Dia Grant defeats Curtis Blackmore by TKO (Elbows and Punches) in Round 1, 4:25
Andrew Bard vs. Jesse Arnett
Round 1: Jesse opens the action with a couple of massive shots before the fighters clinch up. These guys are both going for Broke. Jesse winds up taking Andrews back and dragging him down. Jesse from bottom position starts working for an RNC and secures it quickly.
Jesse Arnett submits Andrew Bard by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 1:01
Matt Krayco vs. Chris Mattock
Round 1: Matt opens the action with an inside leg kick that connects. He then moves in and throws a combination but Chris defends well and the fighters clinch up. Chris pulls guard but Matt stands right back up. Matt lands a great left hook right uppercut combination and the fighters clinch up against the cage. Chris drags Matt down but Matt recovers and gains top position. From guard though Chris is working for an arm choke. Chris locks in an arm triangle from guard forcing Matt to tap out.
Chris Mattock submits Matt Krayco by Arm Triangle in Round 1, 2:11
Dusty Kramps vs. Cody Evans
Round 1: Dusty looks a lot bigger than Cody in the cage. Dusty lands a great side kick but Cody catches the kick and uses it to take Dusty down. Dusty powers up from guard reversing Cody. From top position Dusty easily passes to mount and starts working for a arm triangle. Dusty’s size advantage is definitely a factor in this fight. After locking in the triangle Dusty passes into side control and finishes the submission.
Dusty Kramps submits Cody Evans by Arm Triangle in Round 1, 1:46
Dan Westbrook vs. Donovan Hack
Round 1: Donovan opens the round with a great stiff jab followed by and vicious combination that drops Dan. Donovan lets Dan back up and the fighters exchange again, this time both fighters are landing furiously. Donovan ends up getting the better of Dan and scores a knockdown quickly passing into side control. From side control Donovan lands a few knees to the body then starts working for a choke. Dan uses the choke attempt to turn Donovan securing top position. From guard Donovan throws his legs up with a triangle attempt and locks it in. The choke doesn’t look tight enough to threaten Dan with submission but Donovan uses the choke attempt to improve his position to mount before the round ends. Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Donovan Hack
Round 2: Donovan starts off strong with a huge number of punches but Dan defends most of them. Dan does look a little dazed though but I’m not sure how much gas Donovan has left in the tank after that barrage of strikes. Dan desperately lands a couple of knees to Donovan’s body but Donovan returns the favour. Dan attempts a takedown but Donovan easily stuffs it and locks in a guillotine choke forcing Dan to tap.
Donovan Hack submits Dan Westbrook by Guillotine Choke in Round 2, 1:08
Elvis Vukaj vs. Tyler O’Brien – Cancelled (Incomplete meds from O’Brien)