Wreck MMA 2.0 Play-by-Play – Banin Upsets Turner, Holst Submits Whitson
Top MMA News Awards:
- Knockout of the Night: James Kouame
- Submission of the Night: Mike Banin
- Fight of the Night: James Kouame and Bryan Black
Randy Turner vs. Michael Banin
Rd1: Turner catches a kick and quickly brings Banin to the mat. Banin looks for the ankle lock but can’t finish. Back to their feet Turner dives in for the double leg and leaves his neck out, Banin latches on and squeezes for everything he’s worth and coaxes the tap from the hometown hero.
Banin submits Turner via Guillotine choke at :56 of Rd1
Richie Whitson vs. Mark Holst
Rd1: fighters exchange leg kicks and jabs before Holst rushes in and clinches up. Holst uses the body lock and leverage to force the fight to the mat. Holst a passes to half guard and unloads some punches but Whitson escapes back to his feet. Back on their feet the fighters continue to clinch against the ropes with Whitson this time getting the TD. Holst attempts an arm bar but must let go when Whitson threatens with the slam. Holst showing a very active guard constantly going for the arm bar. Holst is able to use a rolling omoplata to make it back to his feet just as the round comes to a close.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Holst
Rd2: Holst bull rushes in with punches and forces Whitson against the ropes. Again Holst body locks and forces the fight to the ground. Whitson fights back to his feet and lands a crisp right on Holst who returns a solid left of his own. Whitson lands the trip on Holst. Whitson landing some solid elbows inside Holst guard but Holst throws his legs up again and cinches in the arm bar forcing Whitson to tap.
Holst submits Whitson via Armbar at 4:42 of Rd2
Dimitri Waardenburg vs. Eric Montgomery
Rd1: Waardenburg use sing his speed to beat Montgomery to the punch early in the round. Waardenburg pressing the action knocking Montgomery to the mat with a stiff jab. Montgomery works back to his feet and waist lock Waardenburg bringing him down to the mat. Montgomery looking for the armbar but the fighters are too close to the ropes and the ref restarts them on their feet. Waardenburg landing with the stand up but Montgomery ducks under and lands the takedown but Waardenburg escapes back to his feet.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Waardenburg
Rd2: Montgomery comes out swinging for the fences but Waardenburg slows him down with a double jab. Montgomery forces the action against the ropes waist locks and brings the fight to the floor but Waardenburg stays in top position. Montgomery attempts an omoplata but Waardenburg pulls out and escpes to his feet. Waardenburg connects with a jab that knocks Montgomery’s mouth guard out. Waardenburg connects with a couple stiff jabs while Montgomery responds with a brutal kick to the body. Again Montgomery waist locks and drags Waardenburg to the canvas but again Waardenburg maintains top control.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Waardenburg
Rd3: Waardenburg’s speed and head movement are too much for Montgomery but Montgomery evens the fight up with his clinch work. Another waist lock and another takedown byMontomery who this time takes top position. Montgomery working some big elbows from inside Waardenburg’s guard. Montgomery takes mount and Waardenburg gives up his back. Lots of hand fighting while Montgomery looks for the choke. Montgomery locks in a brutal face crank but can’t seal the deal. Montgomery continues to look for the choke finally getting his arm underneath the chin but Waardenburg is showing amazing resiliency in fighting it off. Montgomery let’s the choke go and looks for ground and pound in the last 10 seconds to finish off the round.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Montgomery
Waardenburg defeats Montgomery via Split Decision (29-28,29-28,28-29)
Francis Charbonneau vs. Matt Parsons
Rd1: Parsons lands a solid body kick and tires for the takedown but Charbonneau sprawl out, Parson ducks underneath and lands a beautiful fire mans’ carry to finish the takedown. Charbonneau makes it back to his feet and lands a solid knee to Parson’s midsection. Parsons’ escapes the plum and muscles the fight to the canvas. Parsons working some punches inside Charbonneau’s guard and even uses the can opener as an opportunity to slam his opponent back down to the canvas.
Rd2: Parsons starts the round off working over Charbonneau’s lead leg with kicks. Parsons ducks under a Charbonneau punch for the takedown but can’t finish. An inadvertent kick to Parsons’ family jewels brings about a short break in the action. Fight starts back up and Charbonneau lands some clean punches on the inside. Parsons attempts a single leg but again can’t finish the takedown. Charbonneau looks for the standing guillotine but can’t get the leverage. Charbonneau opens up Parsons’ nose with a big knee but Parsons drives through and finally gets the single leg. Parsons’ leaves his head on the inside and Charbonneau locks up a weak triangle which forces Parsons to give-up top position. Charbonneau transitions from a top side triangle to the fight ending arm bar forcing the tap.
Charbonneau submits Parsons via Armbar at 3:51 of Rd2
Ashley Nichols vs. Randa Markos
Rd1: Both fighters tie up and Markos uses an outside trip to bring the fight to the mat. Markos in Nichols’ guard landing some nice ground and pound. Marks continues her assault and quickly passes to side control, then to mount and spins around for the arm bar and the tap. Gorgeous technique displayed by Markos.
Markos submits Nichols via Arm bar at 3:06 of Rd1
Jordan Preston vs. Kyle Vivian
Rd1: Preston runs straight out the gate and crashes into Vivian bringing the fight to the floor. Preston quickly transitions to mount forcing Vivian to give up his back. Prestons flattens him out, sinks in the choke and forces the tap.
Preston submits Vivian via Rear Naked Choke at :58 of Rd1
James Kouame vs. Bryan Black
Rd1: Kouame lands a big head kick to start things off then connects with a big hook. Both fighters exchange in center cage and Kouame slips off a big kick attempt. Kouame drops Black to canvas and follows up with a brutal soccer kick the connects flush on Black. The ref stops the fight and takes a point away from Kouame. Black comes and wobbles Kouame with a right then knocks him to the ground in the next exchange. Black follows him to the mat and grabs the back of Kouame’s head and proceeds to unload some big hockey style punches before Kouame makes it back to his feet. Kouame catches Black with a hard kick to the neck/throat area but Black returns with a stiff jab to Kouame.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-8 Black
Rd2: Kouame stalks Black around the cage and forces the fight into a corner where he misses with a teep kick and Black makes him pay with a quick succession of punches. Big head kick connects on Black but he walks right through it. Kouame connects with a left hook then head kick that finally floor Black but only to one knee and Black pops right back up. Black eats a body kick but knocks Kouame’s head back with the returning jab. Black misses with a spinning back fists but lands flush with the right hand to end the round. Black has one helluva chin.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Kouame
Rd3: Kouame presses the fight against the ropes lands to head kicks and a hook but Black runs right through him looking for takedown but catch finish it off. Both fighters have mastered the art of circling right as they are demonstrating in the third stanza. Kouame lands a nice short right that rocks Black just for a second and back to circling right. Kouame lands flush with head kick and again Black doesn’t even blink and back to circling. Black misses a punch and Kouame catches his opponent bent forward and plant a massive kick right on Black chin and the ref calls the fight. It’s worth mentioning Black was out for about 2 seconds then popped right back up. Black has a tremendous chin and Kouame can throw brutal kicks.
Kouame defeats Black via KO at 3:24 of Rd3
Stevie Yhap vs. Tyler Kirk
Rd1: Yhap works sones strikes, grabs the body lock and forces the action to the floor. Yhap quickly transitions to mount but Kirk uses his strength and reverse but leaves his head and shoulders in and is trap by Yhap. Yhap switches his legs, transitions to the arm bar and forces the tap.
Yhap submits Kirk via Armbar at 1:05 of Rd1
Tristan Kalijudzic vs. James Polodna
Rd1: Kalijudzic starts off with low kicks and Polodna slips to the mat. Polodna ties up and muscles Kalijudzic to the mat and jumps the back but Kalijudzic escapes. The goes to the ropes and Kalijudzic tries to work the thai plum but Polodna escapes and avoid the head kick on exit. This time Polodna press the fight against the ropes but the ref separates them due to lack of action. Polodna tags Kalijudzic with a solid right hook. Both men exchanging kicks and right hooks but Polodna gets the better of the exchange. Polodna forces the action against the ropes and lands a nice double leg but the fighters go through the ropes and the fight is restarted on the feet. Kalijudzic polishes off the round with some painful looking leg kicks.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Polodna
Rd2: Kalijudzic showing off some dazzling spinning kicks just too bad none landed. After the last spinning kick Polodna ties up, takes the back and sinks in the rear naked choke leaving Kalijudzic no choice but to tap.
Polodna submits Kalijudzic via Rear Naked Choke at :26 of Rd2