KOTC Canada 72 – Live Results and Play-by-Play
King of the Cage Canada returns to the Cold Lake Energy Centre tomorrow night. In the main event Jarid Bussemakers will take on Kolton Menzak for the vacant Middleweight Title. Kicking on the card at 7pm mountain time will be Elmer Waterhen in his retirement fight taking on Dan Amyotte in a Light-Heavyweight bout.
Unfortunately there is no live stream for tonight’s pro/am event however Top MMA News will have a live play-by-play so keep it locked here for all your results.
- Submission of the Night: Jarid Bussemakers
- Knockout of the Night: Emily Stanton
- Fight of the Night: Landon Boser vs. Jeff St. Pierre
Pro/170lbs- Jarid Bussemakers (6-3) vs. Kolton Menzak (5-3)
***Welterweight Title Fight
Round 1: Bussemakers witha a leg kick and a the takedown to half guard. Bussmakers with a hammerfist and a guillotine attempt. Menzak pulls his head free and Bussemakers drives him into the cage. Bussmakers sinks the rear-naked choke in the scramble and gets the choke deep. Menzak valiently fights the choke but is ultimately forced to tap.
Jarid Bussemakers submits Kolton Menzak by Rear-Naked Choke in Round 1, 1:54
***Bussemakers Wins Welterweight Title
Pro/155lbs- Landon Boser (0-0) vs. Jeff St. Pierre (1-0)
Round 1: St Pierre with the kick and locks in a guiltiness choke and pulls guard. Boser pulls his head free and St Pierre is looking for a kimura and transitions to the back. St Pierre lands a pair of elbows and some hammerfists. Boser looking to escape out the back but is caught in an armbar. Boser works out of the armbar and into side control. St Pierre working for a guillotine but Boser is out and gets full mount. St Pierre gives up his back and Boser lands a barrage of punches. Boser sinks the rear-naked choke but St Pierre is able to defend. Boser listening well to his brother Tanner in the corner and slowly works his arm free and is able to sink the rear-naked choke deep under the chin and forces the tap.
Landon Boser submits Jeff St. Pierre by Rear-Naked Choke in Round 1, 4:21
Am/140lbs- Gina Daniels (0-0) vs. Emily Stanton (0-0)
Round 1: Stanton lands a kick to the body and Daniels unleashes a flurry of wild punches. Stanton fires back and both ladies are winging wild combos. Stanton gets herself under control and connects with a couple stiff shots before landing a huge right that knocks Daniels to the mat in a heap. Stanton walks away as it’s clear Daniels is done and referee Andy Social waves off the bout.
Emily Stanton defeats Gina Daniels by TKO (Punch) in Round 1, 0:52
Am/155lbs- Andrew Mavaridis (0-0) vs. Michael Ngo (0-0)
Round 1: Front kick by Mavaridis and he presses Ngo against the cage where they tie up. They exchange knees to the body and Ngo looks for a guillotine choke but he lets go. Ngo sneaks to the back and looks for a choke while dragging him to the mat. Mavaridis is able to escape and ends up in full guard before standing back to his feet. They trade body kicks and Ngo lands a combo before Mavaridis gets another takedown to half guard. Ngo works to his back but Mavaridis able to escape and scrambles before ending up on top in half guard. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Ngo
Round 2: Mavaridis shoots for and gets the big takedown but Ngo scrambles and looks for the armbar. Mavaridis looks to land shots but Ngo scrambles and ends up on top in half guard. Ngo looks to take the back but Mavaridis gets to his full guard and stands. Maradavies lands a kick to the body and Ngo gives one right back. Mavaridis with another takedown to half guard and lands to the body. Mavaridis stands but drops right back to guard. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Mavaridis
Round 3: Ngo leg kick checked and Mavaridis with a front kick and a one-two right behind it and he presses Ngo against the cage. They separate and Mavaridis lands a couple kicks to the body before against tying up against the cage. They break off the cage again and a scramble sees Mavaridis end up on top in full guard. Ngo working for a gogoplata but Mavaridis defends. Mavaridis content to ride out the round on top chipping away with little punches. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Mavaridis
Andrew Mavaridis defeats Michael Ngo by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Am/155lbs- Patrick Skani (0-0) vs. Jason Vienneau (0-0)
Round 1: Sakni lands a big right and Vienneau immediately with the takedown but Skani lands on top in guard. Skani lands to the body before standing. Skani connects with some huge shots that stun Vienneau who looks for a desperation takedown. Skani stays on his feet and lands another and Vienneau doesn’t look like he’s all there but somhow he’s still in the fight. Skani takes him to the ground and works the body until time runs out. Top MMA News scores round 10-8 Skani
Round 2: Both look to land but neither can connect. They tie up and Skani drags him down to full guard. Skani lands to the body and Vienneau controlling the posture. Skani stands up out of the guard and Vienneau follows him up. Another big combo lands for Skani and he again takes him to the mat. Skani would be smart to let him back up as his corner is advising him to but Skani maintains top control and lands to the body. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Skani
Round 3: Leg kick for Vienneau and Skani again connects with a couple huge rights. Body kick lands for Vienneau and Skani unleashes another flurry against the cage. Vienneau looking for a double against the cage but Skani defending. Vienneau switches to a single and drags him down to full guard. Skani sweeps and gets to half guard where he lands to the body. Vienneau now with a sweep and looking for a kimura but Skani defending well and escapes to side control. Vienneau with a sweep to north/south now but time runs out. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Skani
Patrick Skani defeats Jason Vienneau by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-26)
Am/145lbs- Caleb Varner (0-0) vs. Dakota Ruttan (0-0)
Round 1: Ruttan with a leg kick opens the action and another. Varner lands a right and another leg kick from Ruttan but Varner catches it and dumps him to the mat to side control. Varner works the body as punches to the head on the ground are not allowed in amateur competition. Varner stands up and allows Ruttan to his feet. Ruttan works for a takedown and ends up on the back. Ruttan working for the choke but Varner defending well and escapes to guard. Ruttan looks for an armbar but there’s only a few seconds left. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Varner
Round 2: Ruttan with a leg kick and another. Ruttan keeps landing the leg kick with his superior reach advantage but Varner gets inside and lands a combo before getting the body lock takedown to guard. Varner stands but Ruttan pulls him back down into his guard and works for a triangle choke but can’t quite lock it in. Ruttan tries to switch to an armbar but Varner is able to survive about a minute and a half and Ruttan was unable to get the tap. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Ruttan
Round 3: Ruttan with a leg kick and Varner answers with a right. Big body shot and a combo lands from Varner. Varner with a leg kick and another combo and Varner looks fresh. Varner continues to land and Ruttan lands a right and a leg kick. Varner with the clinch and a combo followed by a body kick. Ruttan with a leg kick and Varner with a big swing and miss. Despite Ruttan’s reach he’s having trouble connecting his punches. Ruttan drags him to the mat into guard and Varner looks for an armbar but can’t latch on. Varner kicks him off and gets to his feet as time runs out. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Varner
Dakota Ruttan defeats Caleb Varner by Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Pro/205lbs- Elmer Waterhen (15-18) vs. Dan Amyotte (3-4)
Round 1: Waterhen with a high kick and follows up with a combo and a leg kick. Amyotte big swing falls short and Waterhen with a leg kick. Waterhen with a knee to the body and a leg kick. Amyotte connects with a solid combo that cuts Waterhen over the left eye. Waterhen lands a head kick that stuns Amyotte and sends him stumbling back against the cage. Waterhen follows up with a flurry of punches and body shots and Amyotte drops to the mat. Waterhen sees that Amyotte is done and walks away without a follow up and Waterhen ends his career on a high note.
Elmer Waterhen defeats Dan Amyotte by KO (Punches) in Round 1, 1:41