Andrew Cseh Vs. Dez Moore Title Fight Highlights Amazing Global Proving Ground 22 Event
On a night where Global Proving Ground 22 offered big finishes, co-headliners Dez “M-80” Moore and Andrew “Animal” Cseh found a way to stand out with their five-round war.
Both men continuously rushed to the center of the cage looking to claim the vacant GPG Flyweight (125lb) title. Moore, who came into this match undefeated, sought to overpower with his hands and wrestling. Cseh the much taller of the two (5’6″ vs 5’0″) hoped to depend on his size and experience as a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt.
From the gate, “Animal” Cseh made good use of his reach causing Moore to work overtime. Despite the size difference, Moore took advantage of every opportunity by applying pressure and landing big leg kicks and takedowns.
Cseh proved to be a difficult matchup for Moore. As clear as it was that Moore’s wrestling was superior, his jiu-jitsu was not up to par. The black belt either found himself looking to close the distance and nullify Moore’s wrestling against the cage or hunting down submissions.
Each transition or break was filled with bombs being thrown by both men. Although in the later rounds it seemed that Moore’s leg kicks were starting to cash in, Cseh began to take control. After five back and forth rounds the judges came to a split decision in what was undoubtedly the evening’s best fight.
Andrew “Animal” Cseh (7-4) earned the Global Proving Ground’s Flyweight title, handing Moore (4-1) his first career loss.
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