Challenge MMA 2 Play-by-Play – Loiseau, Garcia, Aubin Victorious


Challenge-MMA-CMMA-logoChallenge MMA is holding their second card of their existence today in Montreal, Quebec and Top MMA News is covering all the action.

Here are the live results from the August 17th event:

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  • Fight of the Night: Karim Ranni vs. Jonathan Roblin
  • Knockout of the Night: Aaron Cook
  • Submission of the Night: Eric Nadon

David Loiseau vs Caleb Grummet
Rd1: Loiseau tagging Grummet early with punches then lands a a beautiful double leg takedown. Loiseau lands 3 patented elbows from guard. The fight is stood up for non-action but Loiseau shoots right back in for the takedown and goes back to work landing his patented elbows. Grummet is able to fight his way back to his feet just as the round closes out.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Loiseau

Rd2: Grummet looking to push the pace but Loiseau traps him against the cage. They break apart and Grummet looking to swing but Loiseau ducks under and lands the double leg. Loiseau pounding away with hammer fists from guard. Grummet escapes back to his feet only to wind up in a Loiseau clinch for the remainder of the round.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Loiseau

Rd3: Loiseau lands some big punches on Grimmer to start off the round before taking him down again. Grummet makes it back up quickly this time and lands a few knees to Loiseau mid section. Grummet attempts a takedown but Loiseau defends. Loiseau clips Grummet with a big right then gets the takedown. Loiseau follows it up with more elbows from half guard.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Loiseau
David Loiseau defeats Caleb Grummet via Unanimous decision (30-27,30-27,30-27)

Alex Garcia vs Chris Heatherly
Rd1: Garcia starts off like usual going right for the takedown and putting Heatherly on the canvas. Heatherly fights back up but gets caught against the cage where Garcia starts landing short punches. Garcia hooks the leg with his own and jumps the back. Garcia finishes the choke and forces the tap out.
Alex Garcia submits Chris Heatherly via Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 1:42

Jason Meisel vs Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Rd1: Meisel and Aubin trade some strikes before Aubin clinches up and judo throws Meisel to the mat. Aubin transitions straight to the rear naked choke and has it fully locked in within seconds and forces the tap.
Olivier Aubin-Mercier submits Jason Meisel via Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 1:38

Nabil Khatib vs Loyd Galindo
Rd1: Khatib dictating the pace of the fight controlling the centre of the cage. Khatib muscles Galindo to the mat and unloads with strikes before Galindo can make it back to his feet. Galindo up and he unloads a barrage of punches on Khatib wobbling Canadian MMA’s elder statesman. Galindo takes a run at the wobbly Khatib only to run right into a slam takedown. Khatib quickly transition from mount to armbar but with only 10 seconds left can’t finish the sub.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Khatib

Rd2: Galindo comes out firing and drops Khatib with left hook and follows him down with heavy punches. Khatib rights himself and takes top position but Galindo is able to escape back to his feet. Galindo chipping away at Khatib with strikes but Khatib bulls forward with the double leg and quickly takes full mount. Khatib lands some punches but Galindo escapes back to his feet. Galindo goes for the head kick but Khatib catches it and takes him down but Galindo is able to turn into him and winds up on top. Galindo lands 3 solid punches on the downed Khatib as the horn sounds.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Galindo

Rd3: Galindo comes out throwing big bombs chasing Khatib around with right and left hooks only to get caught by Khatib and taken down. Again Galindo gets back to his feet and starts working over Khatib with punches and muscles the veteran to the mat. Galindo landing some serious ground and pound but Khatib kicks him off and is right back to his feet. Khatib tries for the takedown but Galindo defends and starts beating down on Khatib with powerful shots to finish off the round.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Galindo
Loyd Galindo defeats Nabil Khatib via Unanimous Decision (29-28,29-28,29-28)

Ryan Hall vs Maged Hammo
Rd1: Hammo comes in looking to stand but Hall dives right for the legs and quickly takes Hammo’s back. Hall is able to flatten him out and starts to soften up Hammo with short punches. Hall looks for the chin and secures the choke and tap.
Ryan Hall submits Maged Hammo via Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 2:43

Mario Pereira vs Emilio Williams
Rd1: the fighter meet at centre cage and Pereira lands a brutal right hook that floors Williams. Pereira allows Williams back to his feet only to push him against the cage, get the takedown, take mount, pound away with elbows, take his back and force the choke. Another amazing performance from “Super” Mario Pereira.
Mario Pereira submits Emilio Williams via Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 2:26

Sacha Maheux vs Eric Nadon
Rd1: Nadon lands the first big shot and immediately goes for and gets the takedown. Nadon in side control but quickly transitions to mount. Nadon unloading with massive punches on his covered up opponent easily this fight should be stopped but ref Philip Chartier seems to want to see more violence. So Nadon sits back on his opponent, lifts up his neck and sinks in an undefended brutal version of the Rear Naked Choke and it takes his opponent taping for this assault to finally be halted.
Eric Nadon submits Sacha Maheux via Rear Naked Choke in Round 1, 3:54

James Mancini vs. Yvon Anselme Kadjo
Rd1: Mancini circles and dives right in for the take down. Mancini transitions to side control and looks for the Kimura but Kadjo defends and is able to work back to his feet. Mancini still has the back and lands a devastating German suplex that all but KO’s Kadjo. Mancini lands 3 more punches until the ref saves the semi conscious Kadjo.
James Mancini defeats Yvon Anselme Kadjo via TKO (strikes) in Round 1, 2:16

Maxime Dubois vs Dan Lariviere
Rd1: they exchange leg kicks. Dubois unloading an onslaught of kicks and punches then takes Lariviere to the mat. Dubois quickly switches to side control, Larievere tries to turn and escape but Dubois controls him. Lariviere grabs a leg and looks for the ankle lock but Dubois escapes danger and lands 3 big punches on his downed foe. Lariviere still holding the leg but Dubois rights himself and pounds away with hammerfists as the round closes out.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Dubois

Rd2: Dubois just chucking leather to start us off. Dubois with some big punches that cause Lariviere to keel over right into a Dubois knee. Lariviere pushes Dubois against the fence and muscles him to the canvas where he sinks in a body triangle and starts softening up Dubois with punches while he looks for the choke. Dubois stands while Lariviere still has his back but he can’t shake Lariviere off. The round ends with Lariviere still trying to secure the choke.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Lariviere

Rd3: Lariviere comes out swinging but Dubois finds the button and put Lariviere down with the punch. Dubois keeps on swinging and pounding on his fallen opponent until the ref jumps in to save Lariviere from the assault. Lariviere immediately protest the stoppage but Dubois was bouncing his head off the canvas for at least 15 seconds before the ref stepped in.
Maximue Dubois defeats Dan Larivere via TKO (strikes) in Round 3, 0:34

Karim Ranni vs. Jonathan Roblin
Rd1: They come out Nd go straight for a Thai plum battle with plenty of knees and elbows. Roblin with nice uppercut down the pipe. Ranni with a big leg kick. Roblin landing some nice body shots from the clinch. Roblin misses a head kick and Ranni makes him pay with a vicious right hook. Back against the cage Roblin lands some nice knees to the body but Ranni lands the big punches to the head. They break apart then right back to the clinch where Ranni busts Roblin open with some hard elbows. A nice exchange at centre cage with both men landing big hooks. Roblin with a superman knee that just misses its mark. Roblin dives for the legs but Ranni sprawls out.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Ranni

Rd2: Ranni starts off popping his jab and Roblin dives for the legs again but Ranni sprawls out.  Ranni landing some leg kicks but every time Roblin makes him pay with jabs to the nose. Ranni catching Roblin standing still peppering him with hooks and elbows. A nice double kick and both men fall backwards situation just happens. Roblin moves in for a quick lateral elbow that finds its mark. Ranni still pushing forward and tras Roblin against the fence. Roblin battles out with two nice hooks and a body kick but Ranni finishes the round landing body kicks and a solid jab at the buzzer.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Ranni

Rd3: Roblin with a big kick but Ranni catches it, Roblin lands a right square on Ranni that sends sweat flying. Ranni responds with a big right hook of his own as Roblin was advancing. Ranni with a nice jab followed by a powerful straight. Ranni’s mouth gaurs falls out and we have a ref break while it’s cleaned. Right off the re start Roublin lands a double leg but can’t keep Ranni down. They clinch up and Roblin lands three knees to the bread basket. Ranni continues to pepper Roblin’s face with jabs. Roblin looks for the takedown at the end of the round but doesn’t have enough steam.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Ranni
Jonathan Roblin defeats Karim Ranni via Split Decision (29-28,29-28,28-29)

Lloyd Reyes vs. Ilias Sanoudakis(Louie Sanos)
Rd1: Lots of kicks and near misses start us off. Sounadakis continually looking for the head kick but just can’t find his reach. Reyes lands a solid right. Reyes tries to trap Sounadakis against the cage but Sounadakis turns the tables. Reyes is able to muscles Sounadakis to the mat but
Sounadakis elevates with his legs and kicks him off and is right back to his feet. Both men clinch as the horn sounds.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Reyes

Rd2: both men trading leg and body kicks. Solid leg kicks by Sounadakis wobbles Reyes. Sounadakis moves forward and lands a big jab, Reyes grabs on and lands. Sounadakis gets the takedown and slams Reyes to the mat and takes Reyes back. Sounadakis continues to look for the RNC but Reyes keeps fighting it off.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Sounadakis

Rd3: Reyes dives in for the shot but Sounadakis fights him off and both men exchange some powerful leather. Sounadakis turns the table and muscles Reyes to the mat, takes full mount and unleashes a barrage of strikes. Reyes turns to avoid the onslaught and Sounadakis takes his back and sinks in the hooks. Reyes fights off the RNC but now has Sounadakis on top off him in mount. Reyes landing some body shots off his back. Sounadakis transitions to side control and starts landing short elbows. Reyes escapes and is able to score with some big elbows while Sounadakis is on one knee. The 10 second warning hits and Sounadakis lands a clobbering left hand.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Sounadakis
Ilias Sounadakis defeats Lloyd Reyes via Unanimous Decision (30-27,30-27,29-28)

Tariq Ismail vs Richard Stafford
Rd1: Ismail circling the cage until Stafford dives in for the shot and finally gets Ismail to canvas albeit for only a brief second before Ismail pops right back up. Ismail again circling the cage Ismail with a stinging leg kick. Let’s of feints and misses in the exchanges. Ismail catching Stafford with a nice right hand. Stafford with a nice straight followed by a crisp knee. Ismail lands a nice flurry at the 10 second warning.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Ismail

Rd2: nice exchange to start off the round with Ismail landing a solid leg kick and two crisp straights. Stafford working hard to find his reach for the jab but it just keeps missing. Ismail continues to circle but comes in too land a solid straight, hook combo that rocks Stafford. Hard inside leg kick by Ismail that is causing Stafford to limp. Both men exchange kicks to end off the round.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Ismail

Rd3: Ismail circling again with Stafford having to chase him around the cage. Stafford tries with all his might to land the takedown but Ismail is to elusive and escapes his grasp. Ismail starting to work over Stafford. Another vicious inside leg kick by Ismail catches Stafford flat footed. Stafford looks for a last ditch takedown but Ismail shrugs him off right at the buzzer.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Ismail
Tariq Ismail defeats Richard Stafford via Unanimous Decision (30-27,30-27,30-27)

James Kouame vs Alex Beaulé
Rd1: Kouame comes out throwing kicks and Beaule catches it and takes him to the mat. Kouame trying his best to hold the cage but Beaule still gets him down. A knee exchange in the clinch and Beaule is down holding his berries. A quick break for Beaule to recover and we’re back at it. Kouame with two tries at the spinning back kick but it’s not quite landing. Both men exchange punches and Beaule wraps Kouame and muscles him to the mat. Beaulé finishes off the round controlling top position but not landing any shots.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Beaulé

Rd2: Kouame comes in landing some stiff jabs but Beaule catches a kick and lands a strong right hand. Kouame continues to move forward with his double jab. Beaule misses with a superman punch but lands a solid leg kick. Kouame with a head kick attempt that lands on Beaule’s shoulder. Again Beaule catches a Kouame kick and makes him pay. Beaule with a takedown but Kouame bounces right back up, Beaule shoots in again but Kouame sprawls out. Beaule lands a crushing leg kick but Kouame landing big punches. Beaule lands a takedown right at the horn
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Kouame

Rd3: Both men trading punches at centre cage, Kouame catches Beaule on the chin and knocks him down to a knee. Beaule back up and still fighting. Both men bleeding from the nose from the mass amount of stinging jabs thrown. Kouame jumps up and throws a spinning scissor kick that misses completely and Beaule jumps on his downed opponent. Kouame makes it back to his feet only to eat three big elbows from Beaule and get put on the mat, Beaule takes mount and proceeds to unleash bombs until the horn sounds.
Top MMA News scores the round 10-9 Beaulé
James Kouame defeats Alex Beaulé via Split Decision (29-28,29-28,28-29)

Aaron Cook vs Jeremy McNamara
Rd1: Both men exchange leg and body kicks, Cook fakes low and goes high with a head kick that folds McNamara up on the canvas and the ref jumps in to save the downed opponent.
Cook defeats McNamara via KO (Head Kick) at :15 of Rd1
Aaron Cook defeats Jeremy McNamara via KO (Head Kick) in Round 1, 0:15


3 Responses to “ Challenge MMA 2 Play-by-Play – Loiseau, Garcia, Aubin Victorious ”

  1. German Suplex KO? Nice job Mancini!

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  2. Chris chapman says:

    Mancini was a stud when I was at tri star and Louie sanos so congrats to both of them

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  3. harry balls says:

    Sorry I missed the event. Good to see O-town rep. How was the turnout?

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