Hard Knocks 51 – Live Results and Play-by-Play

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Hard Knocks THUMBHard Knocks 51 goes down live tonight from the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Unfortunately the main event between Noah Ali and Michael Imperato is off. Arjan Bhullar takes on Chris Catala at Heavyweight in the new main event. Also on the card Alexi Argyriou squares off against Adam Smith in a Lightweight scrap and Miles Anstead meets Adrian Miles at Middleweight.

Fans in Canada can catch a live broadcast on The Fight Network beginning at 11pm et with the entire card streaming right HERE. Top MMA News will be cageside with live results and play-by-play.

  • Fight of the Night: Mac Laursen vs. Bryce Gougeon
  • Submission of the Night: Sean Michaels
  • Knockout of the Night: Arjan Bhullar

265lbs- Arjan Bhullar vs. Chris Catala (Pro)
Round 1: Catala with a leg kick and another. Bhullar lands a right and Catala paws with a jab. The two men are feeling each other out and Bhullar lands a left and a body shot. Bhullar connedts with lefts and getting inside the range of his taller opponent. Big combo for Bhullar connects and Catala lands a right and a front kick. Bhullar presses him into the cage and knees the thighs. Bhullar complaining that Catala is holding his glove and referee Andy Social pauses to warn Catala and restarts them back on the cage. Catala’s mouth is bloody and Bhullar drops him with a shot against the cage and begins to rain down punches as Catala is on his hands and knees. Bhullar keeps firing away and Social steps in to rescue Catala from any further punishment.
Arjan Bhullar defeats Chris Catala by TKO (Punches) in Round 1, 4:29

155lbs- Alexi Argyriou vs. Adam Smith (Pro)
Round 1: Quick double jabs by Argyriou and Smith looking for a front kick. Argyriou with a nice combo and lands a hard right while backing up. Inside leg kick by Smith and Argyriou answers back with a shot. Smith presses him into the cage to slow the pace and knees the thigh. They separate and Argyriou shoots for a takedown and gets it to guard. Argyriou postures up and lands some solid punches. Argyriou has back control and lands some shots before dragging Smith to the mat. Argyriou in side control but Smith gets his half guard back. Argyriou chips away and Smith works back to his feet. Argyriou looks for a single and Smith with a brief guillotine attempt. Smith land a leg kick and Argyriou comes back with a right. High kick from Argyriou blocked in final seconds at the round ends. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Argyriou

Round 2: Smith with a right and Argyriou with a body kick at the same time. Argyriou with the takedown but Smith scramble to top position. Argyriou is able to take his base away and sweeps him. Argyriou lands a couple elbows before Smith is able to get back to his feet. They trade stiff jabs and Argyriou with another single leg takedown and works to the back. Smith tries to turn into him and Argyriou takes mount but Smith is able to scramble up. Argyriou lands a right and again looks for the takedown but Smith avoids it. Argyiou presses him into the cage and they jockey for position before going back to the center of the cage. Big right lands for Smith but can’t follow up. Smith lands another and Argyriou losing his footing but recovers quickly. Argyriou eats a shoulder as he comes in but time runs out in the round. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Argyriou

Round 3: They trade shots and Argyriou lands a combo as Smith just stands there with his hands down. Argyriou with another takedown to half guard. Argyriou chips away with a few shots and drives him into the cage. Smith trying to work back to his feet but Argyriou stays heavy on him and lands little shots. Not much action and referee Andy Social restarts them on their feet but Argyriou puts him right back on the mat. Argyriou in half guard and chips away with punches and seems content to ride out the round. Smith is able to get back to his feet but Argyriou lands yet another takedown. Argyriou in the guard and remains there until the final ten seconds when he postures lands a right and the round comes to an end. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Argyriou
Alexi Argyriou defeats Adam Smith by Unanimous Decision

170lbs- Bryce Gougeon vs. Mac Laursen (Amateur Welterweight Title)
Round 1: Both men cautious and land some short shots testing the waters in the opening seconds. Gougeon presses him into the cage and Laursen works for a guillotine choke. Gougeon trying to peel the arms away from his throat and finally able to free his head. Gougeon lands a solid knee to the body and Laursen responds with a quick flurry of punches to the body. Laursen with another guillotine attempt and pulls guard. Gougeon escapes and works his way to the back where he briefly threatens with a rear-naked choke but time runs out. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Laursen

Round 2: They exchange rights and Laursen with a nice one-two combo. Laursen connects again and Gougeon responds. Laursen with a leg kick and Gougeon comes back with a right. Laursen landing and Gougeon answering back and a leg kick. Laursen with a combo and a body shot and Gougeon lands and clinches with him against the cage. Both men going back and forth. Nice combo by Laursen connects in final seconds and they trade a solid flurry. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Laursen

Round 3: They pick up where the left off and trade some shots. Gougeon gets the takedown but Laursen gets back to his feet and they trade knees to the body and legs against the cage. Gougeon working for a single leg against the cage but Laursen defends. They jockey for position and Laursen lands a flurry to the body. They trade knees to the body and Gougeon takes control against the cage and drops for a single. Gougeon lands to the body and a knee lands. The ten seconds warning sounds and Gougeon unleashes a flurry and Laursen comes right back with his own. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Gougeon

Round 4: Laursen lands to the body and a combo. Laursen connects and Gougeon lands a couple of his own. Nice body, head combo from Laursen. Laursen lands and Gougeon drives him into the cage. They separate and Laursen with a nice combo. Laursen lands a trio of punches and Gougeon swings and misses in response. Laursen with another nice body, head combo and Gougeon answers back with a right. Laursen working for a guillotine choke against the cage and pulls guard with it. Gougeon pulls free in the final seconds. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Laursen

Round 5: Gougeon likely needs a finish here and rushes forward with a combo and presses him against the cage. Gougeon looks to take him to the mat but Laursen defends. Laursen lands a stiff right on the advancing Gougeon who connects with a body shot. Gougeon working for a single and Laursen breaks away and lands. Gougeon with a body shot and works for a takedown. Laursen punishes the body and steps away. Big right left by Laursen and Gougeon gives it right back to him. Gougeon lands a knee to the body. They separate and Laursen unleashes one final barrage and Gougeon tries to answer back. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Laursen
Mac Laursen defeats Bryce Gougeon by Unanimous Decision 
***Laursen wins Amateur Welterweight Title

155lbs- Cam MacDonald vs. Sean Michaels (Amateur)
Round 1: Both men feeling out their range and MacDonald breaks the ice with a big right. Michaels shoots for a takedown but MacDonald is able to defend and scramble away. Another takedown attempt for Michaels against the cage. MacDonald defends and Michaels knees the legs. Michaels is able to complete the takedown to full guard. MacDoanld kicks him off and unleashes a furious barrage of punches. Michaels tries to put him on the mat but MacDonald lands on top. Michaels gets back to his feet and MacDonald connects with a spinning back kick but doesn’t get all of it. Michaels shoots for a takedown but doesn’t hear the bell and keeps driving after the whistle until referee Dave MacMillan pulls him off. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 MacDonald

Round 2: Leg kick for Michaels and MacDonald answers right back. Michaels with a big double leg slam and lands in full guard. Michaels works the body and passes to side control. Michaels goes knee on belly and lands a few more before working for a guillotine choke. Michaels switches to a kimura and passes to full mount and lands hard shots to the body. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Michaels

Round 3: MacDonald with a swing and a miss and Michaels ducks under looking for a takedown and gets it to full mount. MacDonald tries to walk up the cage but Michaels keeps him down. Michaels to side control and MacDonald can’t get up but lands some big knees to the thigh. Michaels locks in a brabo choke and forces the tap.
Sean Michaels submits Cam MacDonald by Brabo Choke in Round 3, 2:17

185lbs- Miles Anstead vs. Adrian Miles (Pro)
Round 1: Miles cornermen are MIA and Hakeem Dawodu steps up to help him out. Miles lands some leg kicks and Anstead shoots in and presses him against the cage. Anstead gets the slam and moves to the back where he lands some big shots. Miles to his feet and Anstead with a double right back down to half guard. Anstead lands but not getting all the way through. Miles tries to get back to his feet and rolls to try to escape. Miles spins to full guard and pins Anstead’s right arm. Miles lands a few chipping shots but not much action. Miles moves to side control and Anstead tries to get back to his feet but Miles is able to keep him on his back. Anstead reverses and works for a choke. Miles gives his back and Anstead lands a knee to the body before Miles gets to his feet. Anstead knees the thighs and maintains control as the round winds down. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Anstead

Round 2: Miles lands acombo and a leg kick but Anstead with the big takedown to half guard. Miles gives up his back and Anstead connects with an elbow. Miles is able to get his guard back and begins to chip away with punches. Anstead moves to side control and finally to full mount. Miles frantically trying to get out from under him and Anstead briefly looks for a choke before going back to the punches. Anstead looks for the rear-naked choke and Miles is almost tapping before it’s even sunk in.
Miles Anstead submits Adrian Miles by Rear-Naked Choke in Round 2, 2:49

135lbs- Justin Basra vs. Jacob Smith (Pro)
Round 1: Sidekick from Smith and Basra swarms him with a relentless attack before dragging him to the mat. Basra in full guard and is able to take the back. Basra begins to land heavy shots and flattens him out. Smith trying to defend but Basra is all over him and Smith can do nothing but cover up. Smith doing nothing to defend and referee Andy Social is finally forced to step in and call off the fight.
Justin Basra defeats Jacob Smith by TKO (Punches) in Round 1, 2:12

205lbs- Brian Crowe vs. Will Woo (Amateur)
Round 1: They clash with leg kicks and Crowe lands a right before they clinch up briefly. Crowe looks for a guillitine briefly and Woo falls to his back. Crowe steps away and they’re back on their feet. They trade shots and Crowe presses him into the cage. Crowe with a little uppercut and they jockey for position before Crowe trips him to the mat. Crowe in full guard but Woo is able to reverse poistions and looks for a guillotine, easily defended by Crowe. Woo locks up a brabo choke but Crowe is able to pull his head free and finsihes the round on top. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Crowe

Round 2: Two side kicks from Woo to start and a leg kick. Woo kicks to the body and shoots for a takedown but Crowe defends. Woo looking for a guillotine but Crowe pulls free. Woo looking for a omaplata but Crowe steps over and ends up in side control. Crowe hammers the body and Woo regains guard. Crowe passes to side control and the to full mount. Woo stands to his feet but Crowe lands and ends the round with control against the cage. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Crowe

Round 3: Two side kicks again from Woo to open the round. Woo connets and a solid body kick and Crowe gets the takedown. Woo stands but Crowe slams him right back down to side control. Crowe gets full mount and lands to the body. Crowe looks for an arm triangle but lets go, postures up and lands to the body. Woo gives up his back and Crowe sinks the rear-naked choke. Crowe lets go and continues to land to the body and keeps pounding away until the end of the fight for a dominant debut. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Crowe
Brian Crowe defeats Will Woo by Unanimous Decision

9 Responses to “ Hard Knocks 51 – Live Results and Play-by-Play ”

  1. Shute says:

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  2. Kenny J says:

    Ali’s mother had taken extremely ill and was hospitalized…

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  3. Shute says:

    Well that’s terrible.

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  4. Cody Rempel says:

    Sorry guys, wifi is down and computer won’t connect to my hotspot! Trying to fix it between fights!

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  5. Mike kent says:

    Just type it on your phone like a real man

    (Jokes)

    (Kind of)

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  6. Cody Rempel says:

    Haha, not with these big clumsy digits of mine! I was able to get a signal but who knows for how long! The post is up to date as of 10:21 et!

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  7. Mike kent says:

    Is it just me or did miles Anstead beat the shit out of himself tonight? I love Cody Remple and appreciate all
    Of his play by play but looks like miles had a sick fight with Anstead lol

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  8. Cody Rempel says:

    Hahaha… I’m not gonna lie I confused myself a lot while writing that one up, I wouldn’t be shocked if there were some mistakes in that one!

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