Unified MMA 20 – Play-by-Play

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unified MMAUnified MMA will hold their 20th event tomorrow night with another packed house at the Mirage Banquet Hall in Edmonton, Alberta. Tanner Boser will take on Jordan Tracey for the Inaugural Unified MMA Heavyweight Title in the main event. In the co-main event Parwez Ghulam and Behrang Yousefi will do battle to determine the first Unified MMA Featherweight Champion.

If you are unable to get down the Mirage the event will stream live HERE or you can catch a live written play-by-play right here on Top MMA News.

  • Fight of the Night: Tanner Boser vs. Jordan Tracey and Mark Drummond vs. Jarid Bussemakers
  • Knockout of the Night: Gurjeet Bilkhu
  • Submission of the Night: Parwez Ghulam

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Tanner Boser vs. Jordan Tracey
Round 1: Boser with a pair of big leg kicks to start and Tracey rushes him against the cage. They tie up and fall to the mat but get back to their feet and Boser knees the thighs. Boser looks for the snap down and lands an illegal knee to the head on his downed opponent. Referee Vern Gorman pauses the action and takes a point from Boser for the foul. On the restart both men look to end the fight with big rights. They clash with heavy shots and they tie up on the cage. Boser breaks away and unleashes a huge flurry. They heavyweights are throwing massive bombs and showing their granite chins. Boser drags him to the mat and gets to side control. Tracey rolls to his knees and Boser stands and soccer kicks the ribs followed by a big knee to the body. Boser sinks the rear naked choke but Tracey survives and gets on top in full guard where he looks to land. Tracey connects with some solid shots and time expires with Tracey in top position. Top MMA News scores round 9-9

Round 2: Boser with a leg kick and another and one more for good measure. Boser presses forward with a right and Tracey presses him into the cage and lands a knee to the groin. Boser is given time to recover and on the restart Tracey presses forward and again lands a knee to the groin. Tracey is deducted a point this time for the foul and they restart again. They exchange shots and Boser lands a leg kick. Boser connects with a nice combo and ties him up in the corner. Boser knees the thigh and breaks away to land a front kick. Tracey goes for a takedown and eats a couple elbows but drags Boser to the mat to side control where he hammers away with little chipping lefts. Boser escapes out the back and gets to side control and then passes to mount. Tracey gives his back and Boser begins to rain down punches before sinking the rear naked choke. Tracey pulls his head free but Boser stays aggressive and lands rights for final seconds. Top MMA News scores round 10-8 Boser

Round 3: Boser sticks a jab and they exchange leg kicks. Boser gets the clinch and lands knees before driving him into the cage in his corner. Boser fires away with uppercuts and rights and Tracey looks for a single. Boser ends up on top and lands elbows and punches and referee Vern Gorman is watching closely. Tracey survives and Boser gets to side control but eats a trio of elbows from the bottom. Boser gets full mount and rains down donkey kong punches and hard rights and Tracey can do nothing but lay there and take it and Gorman steps in and rescues Tracey from any unnecessary damage.
Tanner Boser defeats Jordan Tracey by TKO (Punches) in Round 3, 2:39

Parwez Ghulam vs. Behrang Yousefi
Round 1: They circle and paw at each other before a Ghulam high kick falls short. Yousefi lands a leg kick and Ghulam drops Yousefi with a solid right and follows him down with a hard right before taking full mount. Yousefi looks for the sweep but Ghulam keeps him on his back. Ghulam falls back for an armbar and Yousefi briefly defends but Ghulam is able to straighten the arm and force the tap to capture the belt.
Parwez Ghulam submits Behrang Yousefi by Armbar in Round 1, 1:44
***Ghulam captures Inaugural Unified MMA Featherweight Title

Jarid Bussemakers vs. Mark Drummond
Round 1: Drummond falls short with a combo and they exchange leg kick. Drummond lands a bidy kick and Bussemakers nconnexts with a leg kick. Bussemakers lands a combo and Drummond ties him up against the cage. Bussemakers reverses only to get taken down to half guard. Bussemakers knees the body from the bottom. Bussemakers looks for the sweep but Drummond stays heavy. Drummond works for a d’arce choke but Bussemakers defends and survives. Drummond continues to work for the choke before Bussemakers finally escapes. Bussemakers is cut over the left eye and Drummond hammers away. Bussemakers throws elbows from the bottom. Drummond chips away with body shots and time expires with Drummond landing a few solid rights from the guard. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Drummond

Round 2: Drummond land a kick to the body and Bussemakers side steps a flying knee and ties him up before getting the single. Drummond looks for the guillotine but lets go and settles into the guard. Bussemakers lands shots from the bottom and Drummond postures and lands a big right. Drummond lands a few to the body before a restart. Bussemakers lands a combo and Drummond ties him up. Bussemakers gets the takedown and gets the back looking for the rear naked choke. Drummond defends and spins to guard where Bussemakers looks for the guillotine. Bussemakers looks for the sweep but Drummond is able to stay on top and pulls his head free. Bussemakers looks for the kimura but Drummond is able to stay out of trouble and lands shots to the body before connecting with some little rights as time expires. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Drummond

Round 3: Bussemakers lands a jab and ties him up against the cage where the exchange knees to the body. Bussemakers gets the takedown and works for a guillotine but Drummond is slippery and easily pulls out. Bussemakers with another attempt but Drummond gets free and passes to side control. Bussemakers looks for the sweep but can’t quite muscle him over. Drummond traps the arm and lands some lefts before a short elbow. Drummond to north/south and back to side control. Drummond with another attempt at the d’arce but Bussemakers defends and pulls his head free. Drummond works from side control as Bussemakers knees the body and works for a kimura. Drummond knees the body and locks in a guillotine as time runs out. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Drummond
Mark Drummond defeats Jarid Bussemakers by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

Mike Scarcello vs. Leo Constant
Round 1: Scarcello gets the quick takedown to half guard and Constant looks for the guillotine. Scarcello stands and drops a big right back into the half guard. Scarcello lands a solid elbows before unleashing a flurry of hard rights that prompt referee Vern Gorman to step in and call a halt to this contest.
Mike Scarcello defeats Leo Constant by TKO (Punches) in Round 1, 1:21

Eric Huang vs. Keegan Oliver
Round 1: Big leg kick by Oliver and another before shooting for the takedown. Huang stuffs in and lands the knee to the head but Oliver has a hand on the mat and referee Kyle Cardinal pauses the action. They restart and Huang briefly gets the takedown but Oliver pops back up. Huang with a leg kick and they trade big shots and Oliver staggers him with a right. Huang answers back and Oliver with another. Oliver with a combo and a leg kick and Huang shoots for another double against thye cage. They break away and Huang lands a kick to the body. Oliver lands a hard right and they paw at each other before Huang lands and Oliver shakes his head. Huang lands a leg kick as Oliver connects with a right. Huang lands a shot and Oliver again shakes his head. Oliver lands a leg kick and follows up with another. Both throw body kicks and land. Oliver with a leg kick and Huang gets the body lock as time runs out. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Huang

Round 2: Huang comes out with a combo and Oliver comes back with a pair of hard leg kicks. Oliver lands shots and a body kick followed by another pair of leg kicks. Another leg kick and Huang locks him up and lands a low blow. Cardinal pauses and Oliver takes a minute to recover. They restart and a high kick from Oliver is partially blocked. They circles and Huang lands a big overhand right. Huang follows up with a body kick. They both trade shots and land before Oliver sticks a jab and another. Huang with a quick single and looks for the snap down. Oliver pops back up and both land. Huang drops Oliver with a big right and Oliver grabs a desperation single. Hunag begins to fire away but Oliver looks to reverse the position and gets to full guard. Huang escapes to his feet and avoids a combo. Huang with another combo and looks for the takedown but Oliver reverses and ends up on top for the final ten seconds. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Huang

Round 3: They circle and Oliver lands a leg kick. Both man trade a quick combo before Oliver shoots for the takedown. Huang stuffs it and looks to drive him down in north/south. Huang lands a pair of knees to the body and Oliver works back up but eats a knee. Huang snaps him back down to north/south. Oliver looks to scramble but Huang keeps the position. Oliver is able to escape to his feet and lands a leg kick. Oliver lands a leg kick and a combo but no power behind it. Hunag catches a high kick and brings the fight back down to north/south. Huang moves to the side and lands a knee before Cardinal stands them up. They tie up and Huang gets him back down and back to the familiar north/south position where he lands some shots to the body as time expires and Oliver is still seeking that elusive first pro win after an undefeated amateur career. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Huang
Eric Huang defeats Keegan Oliver by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Alyssa Krahn vs. Chaleur Jones
Round 1: Krahn immediately looks for the takedown and they trade shots. Krahn gets the takedown and Jones looks to set up an armbar but Krahn disengages and lands before dropping down to half guard and passing to side control. Jones looks to stand but Krahn forces her right back to the mat and chips away with short elbows. Jones tries to bridge out but Krahn keeps her down. Jones works back to the guard but eats a big shot and climbs her legs high for a triangle. Krahn stands and looks to get back on top and eventually gets back to side control. Krahn lands some little hammerfists and avoids an armbar attempt. Krahn goes knee on belly and lands before getting back to side control as the round ends. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Krahn

Round 2: Both ladies trade kicks and tie up before Krahn gets the throw and lands in side control. Krahn chips away with little shots and Jones attempts to get back to her feet. Krahn lands a trio of knees and they tie up on their feet. Jones lands a knee but Krahn uses it to get the takedown back to side control and lands the elbow. Krahn moves to north/south and begins to work for the choke. Jones frantically tries to escape and escapes with Krahn moving back to side control where she continues to land elbows. A lull in the action and referee Vern Gorman stands them up. They trade shots and Krahn with the teep before sticking a jab and they tie up against the cage where they jockey for position and Krahn lands a knee to the body as time expires. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Krahn

Round 3: They clash with leg kicks and trade shots. Krahn connects with a leg kick and lands a solid right. Jones sticks a combo and Krahn shoots in but lands a right instead. Jones connects and Krahn pressures her but Jones gets away. Krahn gets ahold of her and they separate both ladies landing solid shots before Krahn gets control against the cage and gets the clinch. Both land solid rights on the exit and continue to exchange hard shots. Krahn drives her into the cage and lands knees to the thigh before snapping her down to a knee. Jones pops up only to eat a pair of knees to the head. Krahn controls her against the cage and they jockey for position as the round comes to an end with Krahn landing a right and Jones slipping to the mat as time expires. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Krahn
Alyssa Krahn defeats Chaleur Jones by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Aaron Bosiak vs. Shadey Yellowbird
Round 1: Yellowbird with a leg kick and Bosiak responds with one of his own. Yellowbird with the single but Bosiak defends against the cage. Bosiak unleashes a flurry of punches and Yellowbird looks for the takedown but Bosiak gets top position. Bosiak to full guard and Yellowbird begins to look for a triangle. Bosiak easily defends and begins to rain down punches. Yellowbird gets control of his arms and holds him tight. Bosiak gets his arms free and drops a series of elbows and punches and Yellowbird can do nothing but hold on. Bosiak postures up again and lands some heavy lefts before passing to side control. Bosiak lands and Yellowbird replaces half guard but referee John Braak stands them up. Yellowbird takes the back and lands a knee before Bosiak muscles him to the mat landing in full guard and finishing the round with a couple solid shots. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Bosiak

Round 2: Yellowbird with a pair of leg kicks and gets taken down off an ill advised spinning back kick. Bosiak gets full mount and fires off some heavy lefts that prompt Yellowbird to give up his back. Bosiak continues to rain down shots and Braak has seen enough and steps in to stop the bout.
Aaron Bosiak defeats Shadey Yellowbird by TKO (Punches) in Round 2, 0:43

Gurjeet Bilkhu vs. Robert Jaggard
Round 1: Jaggard with a wild right and they tie up against the cage. Bilkhu looks for the guillotine and Jaggard gets the takedown but Bilkhu scrambles back up. They tie up against the cage and jockey for position. Bilkhu gets the clinch and lands a couple knees. Bilkhu presses him into the cage and lands a vicious knee to the midsection and begins to tee off with a barrage of punches that force referee Kyle Cardinal to step in and rescue Jaggard from any further damage.
Gurjeet Bilkhu defeats Robert Jaggard by TKO (Punches) in Round 1, 1:52

9 Responses to “ Unified MMA 20 – Play-by-Play ”

  1. Mamas boy says:

    Best night of fights ever! Boser is an absolute monster!

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  2. Tanner Boser showed us hes the boss in there, I always knew he would do well since his first fight with his come from behind win against a juiced up mike cobey.

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  3. Just Sayin says:

    Time for Boxer to step up his competition and defend his title against the winner of Hudson vs Hague 2.
    See where he really stands.

    Just Sayin

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  4. Just Sayin says:

    Boser not Boxer damn phone!

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  5. Bobby Karimi-Busheri says:

    I think Boser has stepped up his competition in both of his last 2 fights. I think I’d wait at least a couple of fights before thinking about a Hague, and that’s if Boser stays at HW.

    Congrats on the belt!

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  6. KJ says:

    It may have already been addressed, but is Boser going to stay at heavyweight or fight at his previous weight class LHW?

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  7. Just Sayin says:

    Wow Bobby pretty bold Statement.
    I mean I said winner of Hague vs Hudson and you automatically say Hague.
    Well at least we know who you think will win;)

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  8. I think Bobby said Hague is because regardless if Hudson beats hague Boser will likely fight hague due to the fact from a business stand point hague sells a ton of tickets and the promoter sunny singh is known not fly opponents in.

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  9. Bobby Karimi-Busheri says:

    What I mean is that I’m pretty sure Hague will win. He isn’t the same fighter from 08/09, but by no means what some people here make him out to be. He’s still one of the Top 3 in Canada and would surely beat some fighters in the UFC, and more than that in Bellator and WSOF. Many rag on him and significantly diminish his accomplishments and what he currently brings to the table, but that’s not reality. Reality is there is only one currently active “real” hw that would be favoured to beat him. Hague should beat Hudson, whom I’m a fan of and seems like a real nice guy. From everything I’ve seen… Hague has better wrestling, jits, and ground. They both pack dynamite in their hands and have questionable cardio with Hudson most likely having better cardio. If Hague goes in with strategy and fights a MMA fight he’ll win. If he bangs it out with Hudson I still think he wins, it’s just that he gives big ole War Dog a good shot at catching him with one of his paws, but don’t forget Tim has those as well and they’ve knocked out some big names. So yea I think Hague wins this unless he gets careless or comes in super out of shape.

    Now back to my original comment, Boser should not be fighting Hague yet, he is very young and still has a lot of time to develop, no rush. I’d put him up against guys like Hudson next at HW (not many HWs in Canada) or if at LHW keep him with Campbell level guys like Neis, MacDonald, Houle, a few of those Elite 1 guys, etc. Wouldn’t put him up against LHW ranked above him as I think there are significant steps up at various stages in the Lhw ranks(same cane be said about the HW).

    Boser should train and fight to improve his record as well as get cage time and in fight experience. He has time and potential. Keep it up kid!

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