Christopher Brooker & Antowyan Aikens meet Face to Face before their big showdown this Friday, May 6 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia – CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE
Philadelphia, PA (May 2, 2016)–THIS Friday night, May 6th, a terrific night of boxing returns the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia as King’s Promotions presents a ten-bout card.
In the main event, rising super middleweight Christopher Brooker (8-1, 5 KOs) takes on Antowyan Aikens (10-1-1. 1 KO) in a bout scheduled for eight-rounds.
This past Friday night in Atlantic City, the Brooker of Philadelphia and Aikens of Atlantic City met for an impromptu face off and they are both ready for this important battle.
In the six-round co-feature, former world welterweight champion, Kermit Cintron (35-5-2, 28 KO’s) of Reading, PA will be back in action when he takes on Eduardo Flores (23-20-3, 15 KO’s) of Quito, Ecuador in a jr. middleweight bout.
In a six-round super lightweight bout, Naim Nelson (12-1, 1 NC, 1 KO) battles Carlos Velasquez (24-23-2, 15 KO’s) of Managua, Nicaragua.
In a six-round super welterweight bout, Erik Spring (6-1,1 KO) of Reading, PA will fight Justin Johnson (6-11-4) of Pittsburgh, PA.
In four-round bouts:
Scott Kelleher (4-0, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia will fight Robert Ramos (1-4, 1 KO) of Allentown, PA in a super lightweight fight.
Tyrone Crawley Jr. (4-0) of Philadelphia will square off with Korey Sloane (2-8-2) of Philadelphia in lightweight bout.
Amir Shabazz (3-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia fights Tahlik Taylor (1-3) of Freeport, NY in a light heavyweight affair.
Aaron Brooks of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Ryan Bivins (0-1-1) of Philadelphia in super middleweight bout.
Thomas Velasquez (4-0, 3 KO’s) of Philadelphia, PA will fight Grashino Yancy (1-0) of Staten Island, New York in a super featherweight bout.
Emmanuel Folly (6-0, 4 KO’s) of Philadelphia, PA will take on an opponent to be announced in a bantamweight contest.
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This card featured some of the top featherweight talent outside of the UFC competing in a four-man tournament featuring Artur Rofi (6-1) taking on Francisco Isata (7-2), as well as Alexandre Bezerra (17-4) facing Frank Caraballo (14-8) in the first round bracket.
Official XCC 24 results below:
After a night of action packed fights, The XCC featherweight tournament showdown will be between Alexandre “Popo” Bezerra taking on Artur Rofi at XCC 25.
Artur Rofi defeated Francisco Isata via Rear Naked Choke (1:32 in the first round)
Alexandre “Popo” Bezerra defeated Frank Caraballo via TKO (3:57 in the first round)
Bevon Lewis defeated Kris Gratalo via TKO (0:52 into round 3)
Stephfond Ewins defeated Lex Ludlow via TKO (1:34 into round 2)
ADVANCED AMATEUR RULES
Jack “The Reaper” Hartestine defeated Mike Walters via Unanimous Decision for the amateur featherweight championship
Hakeif Phillips defeated Leonardo Da Silva via TKO (1:22 into round 2)
Timothy Tyler defeated David Lutteroty via Armbar (2nd round)
Josh Henninger defeated John McKeever via Unanimous Decision
Trent Stump defeated Elijah Harris via Armbar (0:41 into round 2)
Ronnie Lavigne defeated Kyle Lewis via Doctor stoppage due to a cut (1:09 into round 2)
Jerome Klump defeated Tim Smith via Rear Naked Choke (0:43 into round 2)
Russell Korbul defeated Brandon Stit via Unanimous Decision
Spotlight Fight: Pearl Gonzalez (5-1) vs. Katie Casimir (2-3) – Pearl won by Submission at the 4:20 mark of Round 2.
Gonzalez debuted in 2012 under the Ring of Combat banner, where she suffered a majority decision loss to Munah Holland. She moved to the XFC, where she scored a first-round submission win in her promotional debut and then captured the vacant XFC women’s flyweight crown with a third-round submission finish of current UFC fighter Cortney Casey. The fall of the American wing of the XFC led to a quiet 2014 for Gonzalez, who never was afforded the chance to defend her crown. Instead, she moved on to the XFO and picked up a decision win over Tyrea Nicole Duncan. After a submission win in the Xplode MMA cage, Gonzalez returned to the XFO and added her first TKO victory when she stopped strawweight prospect Valeria Mejia. The 29-year-old has been training in martial arts for much of her life and was already part of a pankration team by the age of 12. She has trained at Combat-Do and with the San Diego Combat Academy.
Main“Ye Daddy” Nick Kraus defeated Andrew Kapel via Sub, 2:25 R1
Co-main Pearl Gonzalez defeated Katie Casimir via Sub, 4:20 R2
Undercard Kyle Koontz defeated Jordan Collins via Unanimous Decision
Undercard Oscar Askar defeated Chris “The Jungle” Johnson via Sub, 3:55 R1
Undercard PJ Cajigas defeated Sinitra Poole via KO/TKO, 1:06 R1
Undercard Mike DeLaViega defeated Bryant West via Sub, 1:11 R1
Undercard Jordan Mitchell defeated Angel Cabral via KO/TKO, 1:16 R3
Undercard Andrew Karsten defeated Michael Hayden via Unanimous Decision
Undercard Dennis Dombrow defeated Matt Hemry Ends in a No Contest
Undercard Clark Jones defeated Eric Nabors via KO/TKO, 2:05 R1
Undercard Rafal Skibinski defeated Michael Robinson via Split Decision
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Main Event: James Terry vs. Buddy Wallace
According to MMA Mania, the main event at CFC 2 was touted as one of the top-five fights to tune-in to on GFL over the weekend, nor did they disappoint. The fighters were both hard nosed welterweight gladiators. In the end, Terry tallied a tad more offense and control, hence earning the unanimous decision victory.
James Terry def. Buddy Wallace by way of unanimous decision.
Roy Boughton def. CJ Leveque in round 1 (:41) by way of arm lock.
Over a quarter-ton of body mass collided when Roy Boughton faced CJ Leveque in the super heavyweight division. Leveque outweighed Boughton by forty pounds, but that didn’t freeze Boughton from launching his attack without hesitation. Moments after the referee’s orders to begin round one, Boughton, with the finesse of an atomweight, dragged Leveque to the canvas, laced one of Leveque’s arms in his legs, and manipulated the joints to hyperextend, forcing Leveque to tapout.
Myron Smith def. Amir Lacy by way of split decision.
When Myron Smith stood across from Amir Lacy, it looked like a fire hydrant and a hose were going to sync up in the middle of the apron. Smith, a pro since 2013 with a snarl hardened long before, attempted to close the space and pressure Lacy, but Lacy, the youngster with scar-free skin in his professional debut, maintained the demeanor of a veteran while keeping Smith at the end of his punches and kicks. If the fight went to the ground, the grappling of Smith and Lacy nullified any attempts to contort the other into a pretzel. After fifteen minutes of tit-for-tat trade-offs, the judges rendered a split decision in favor of Smith.
Dwight Grant def. Jordan Williams in round 1 (2:47) by way of KO.
Dwight Grant collected two bonuses with half a round’s worth of work after defeating Jordan Williams. Packing dynamite in his hands, Grant opened the first round with a left hook that pulled the rug out from Williams’ feet. Williams grew from the ground like a seedling, though, still dazed, he quickly became target practice. One more flush punch from Grant, and Williams checked out
Other Results Include:
Mauricio Alonso def. Mike Persons by way of unanimous decision.
Shawn Bunch def. Khomkrit Niimi in round 1 (3:37) by way of TKO.
Roy Boughton def. CJ Leveque in round 1 (:41) by way of arm lock.
Jordan Powell def. Idris Wasi in round 1 (4:54) by way of arm triangle.
Jeremy Murphy def. Eloy Garza by way of unanimous decision.
JT Donaldson def. Drey Mitchell by way of unanimous decision.
George Jordan def. Cody Sons in round 1 (4:30) by way of TKO.
Roger Severson def. Agapito Mendoza by way of unanimous decision.
Brian Wilkinson def. Dustin Moore in round 1 by way of TKO.
Alex Lopez def. Felix Howard in round 1 (1:56) by way of rear naked choke.
Harvey Rockwell def. Mark Henderson by way of unanimous decision.
Joe Kropschot def. Lawrence Gray in round 2 (1:48) by way of rear naked choke.
Watch the Action from this weekends 7 great MMA on GFL.tv
Hoosier Fight Club 28 – Click Here
Conquer Fighting Championship 2 – CLIKC HERE
Xtreme Caged Combat (XCC) 24 – Click Here
Tuff n Uff: Cantu v Parrigton – Click Here
Art of War Championships 17 (China)
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Rijirigala Amu defeats Shunichi Shimizu Unanimous Decision (5 X 5min rds).
Seung Woo Choi defeats Rocky Lee by Unanimous Decision (5 X 5min rds).
Wurigen Bayaer defeats Tsuyoshi Yamashita by Unanimous Decision (5 X 5min rds).
Ruslan Serikpulov defeats Chunbo Yuan by Technical Submission (North-South Choke) in Rd 1.
Yerzhan Estanov defeats Lianjie Liu by Unanimous Decision (5 X 5min rds).
Handong Kong defeats Yoon Seob Kwak by Submission (Kimura) in Round 1.
Muha Li defeats Seng Li by TKO (Punches) in Round 1.
George Hickman defeats Shamu Hati by TKO (Punches) in Round 1.
Corey Turner vs. Aaron Thomson- TUFF-N-UFF: WATCH THE SHOW AND HIGHLIGHTS
12. Rocky CANTU beat Calvin Parrington by Unanimous Decision
(TITLE FIGHT) (145lbs)
11. Juancamilo RONDEROS beat Bronson Sabado by Unanimous Decision
(TITLE FIGHT) (125lbs)
10. Corey TURNER beat Aaron Thomson by Tapout from a STANDING GUILLOTINE
9. Serena DEJESUS beat Jenny Favela by Unanimous Decision
8. Keith LEE beat Cesar Liborio by Unanimous Decision
7. Marcel HAMPTON beat Xavier Rake by SPLIT DECISION
6. Makana TOLEDO beat EJ Diaz by Unanimous Decision
5. Cody HAMM beat Ian Radford by Unanimous Decision
4. Enzo PEREZ beat Adrian Ordaz by Rear Naked Choke (RNC)
3. Michael TIM beat Julius Lopez by Unanimous Decision
2. Tabitha TREVINO beat Denise Bruckner by Unanimous Decision
1. Cole JORDAN beat John Bouis Villamero by KO
James Terry vs. Buddy Wallace – Conquer Fighting Championships 2
In what should be a scintillating main event at Conquer Fighting Championships, James Terry and Buddy Wallace will go toe-to-toe in a battle of attrition.
After a quick submission loss by the hands of Nick Barnes at Bellator 147, Terry looks to redeem himself after his lack luster performance. The Welterweight contender is looking to punish Wallace in ways that may not be deemed appropriate to discuss here.
Of course, Wallace will be no easy task to walk over, as he will walk into the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA sporting an impressive 11-5 record.
Although Wallace is coming off a loss in his last bout in WCFC against Max Griffin — who’s a gifted fighter in his own right — Wallace is on a road to redemption.
Both fighters are starving for a win. Who’s going to come out on top?
Other Bouts on the Card include:
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Rebecca “The Hurricane” Baldwin v Kathyrn Bassignana could be the fight of the night at Ascendancy Fighting Championship 9. Both fighters are coming off finishes in their last fights – Bassignana by choke and Baldwin by KO in the 1st 30 seconds of the 1st round. Though we only have a small sampling, Baldwin has the look of a warrior.
Baldwin said that in preparing I mentally I think of my opponent as my worst enemy. This is not worrying Bassignana, she plans to use her experience in the cage to offset Baldwin’s rage.
Other Bouts to Watch:
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The AFC Professional Flyweight Title is on the line as Nate Williams is set to do battle with Tony Crowder.
It’s been over 5 years in the making and now IT’S TIME for these two warriors to square off!
Both fighters have been competing in MMA for about 10 years now and have almost 100 bouts combined. They fought in 2011 and Williams finished Crowder in the 2nd by submission/Armlock. Neither fighter is the same today as they were 5 years ago. Both have evolved a lot since their first meeting in the cage. I think this is a fight that has the old school original Des Moines MMA fans very excited! This fight has a lot of hype behind it.
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