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September 18, 2021

PREMIER FC 31--8 MAN 155 LB TOURNAMENT-- LIVE REVIEW 9/18/2021



The day is finally here!!  Premier FC is back and it should make for a historic event.  Premier FC has put together a state first 155 lb pro tournament for their coveted title.  8 men will compete for 1 round and the winners will advance to the semi finals.  Then they will fight again for 1 round and move onto the title fight for their title fight which will be the last fight of the night.  Then mixed in between will be some amateur battles and some awesome professional fights!  The doors open at 5pm to the Mass Mutual Center and the first fight is set to start at 6pm.  Warchild and I will be there keeping you all up to date with the latest action.  Also, for you fight fans at home you can order the stream on fite.tv website for $14.99.   Dave Ginsberg is the host of the evening and the commentators are the New England studs Nick Newell and Carlos Correia aka the Dog Whisperer.  Please follow along as I try to keep up with all the action!


155 PRO TOURNAMENT QUARTER FINAL 

D'Juan Owens (18-16-1) vs. Anthony Pike

They both rush in with a punch.  Anthony gets a combo and takes D’Juan down.  D’Juan sweeps and they are back to their feet.  Anthony is pressing D’Juan up against the cage and is trying for a double leg.  He gets it and is working the guard.  D’Juan is working his way up and Anthony has his back.  He is getting in some knees to the head.  D’Juan pushes Anthony to the center and Anthony pushes him right back against the cage.  D’Juan goes high with a kick and Anthony is trying for a double leg takedown.  D’Juan his hold of the neck but Anthony gets the takedown right before the round ends.

Anthony Pike defeats D’Juan Owens by decision and advances to the semi finals.









Kody Murray (1-0) vs. Ali Zebian (6-2)

Ali closes the distance and is looking for the takedown.  He can’t get it and Kody rushes for a takedown.  Ali stuffs it and gets in a good shot to the head for good measures.  Kody dives for another takedown and has hold of the leg but Ali keeps standing.  Kody gets in an outside leg kick. Ali taunts him and tells Kody to come on.  Ali has his back and his peppering him with shots.  Ali scoops Kody up and slams him to the mat.  The crowd cheers.  Ali rips him up again and slams Kody to the mat before the round ends.

Ali Zebian defeats Kody Murray via decision and advances to the tournament semifinals.







Sam Watford (2-2 Renzo Gracie CT) vs. Jacob Bohn (10-7)

Sam gets the quick takedown.  Jacob gets back to his feet quickly.  Jacob picks Sam up and slams him to the mat.  Sam gets right back up and is pressing Jacob up against the cage.  Jacob is trying for a kimura standing.  Jacob jumps into a guillotine and Sam ends up on top before the round ends.

Sam Watford defeats Jacob Bohn via decision and advances to the tournament semifinals.






Estevan Payan (17-14 Arizona Combat Sports) vs. Dylan Salvador (3-0 Nasser K)

Dylan goes high with 3 head kicks.  Dylan gets hit in the cup and takes a few minutes before resuming.  They are both swinging away.  Dylan connects with a knee to the head.  Dylan connects with two lefts.  Dylan hits him with a right then a knee right to the bread basket.  Dylan goes high with two leg kicks but they are partially blocked.  Dylan gets hit in the cup again and the ref takes a point away.  

Dylan Salvador defeats Estevan Payan via unanimous decision and advances to the tournament semifinals.

The fighters advancing in the tournament are Anthony Pike, Ali Zebian, Sam Watford and Dylan Salvador.

This ends to the tournament and now we move onto the amateur fights…..






135 AM Anthony Rivera (0-0) vs. Pastor Angel Acevedo (0-0 Iron Body MMA)

They both throw a few punches and clinch up.  Angel gets the takedown and Anthony sweeps and is in full mount.  Angel pushes him off and has hold of the neck.  Anthony pops his head free and is in guard.  

Real close round

Rd 2:  They scramble and Angel ends up on top.  Anthony has hold of his neck and the rest of the round is like this.

Another close round

Rd 3:  Anthony gets in a kick to the body.  Angel with a couple rights that connect.  Angel is connecting with some big power shots.  Angel takes him down and Anthony has his neck.  

Acevedo 10-9

Angel Acevedo defeats Anthony Rivera via split decision.







155 AM Cole Brackett (Cage JSA 0-0) vs. Tristan Turano (0-0 Brausa BJJ)

Tristan connects with a right.  Cole defends and gets in a few punches.  They break and are back to the center.  Tristan connects with a right and then Cole gets the takedown.  They work their way back up.  Tristan connects with a right and knocks Cole’s mouth piece out.

Turano 10-9

Rd 2:  Cole connects with another right.  Cole gets a takedown and Tristan is on top kneeing him hard in the side of his back.  They work their way up and Tristan is trying for a takedown.  They are swinging as the round ends.

Turano 10-9

Rd 3:  Tristan connects with a right and Cole has him clinched and kneeing him in the stomach.  Tristan tries for a takedown and Cole has him in a guillotine.  Tristan is out and has the side.  

Turano 10-9

Tristan Turano defeats Cole Brackett via unanimous decision.  







185 AM Logan Bond (0-1 Ascension) vs. Cordero Crenshaw (Whitleys 0-0)

Logan goes high and they clinch.  Cordero gets the takedown and Logan is standing back up.  Cordero him tosses him back to the mat.  Logan ends up going to full mount and is trying to posture up.  Cordero bucks him off and is standing up and Logan rips him over to his corner.  They break with seconds left as the round ends.

Real close rounds Bond 10-9

Rd 2:  Logan goes high and Cordero connects with a right.  Logan is pressing Cordero up against the cage.  They break and Logan goes high again.  Cordero gets the takedown and Logan ends up on full mount again.  He flattens him out and is hitting him side to side and gets the stoppage.

Logan Bond defeats Cordero Crenshaw via tko stoppage to strikes at 2:38 in Round 2.







155 AM Chih-ki Li (Springfield Submission Soc. 0-0 ) vs. Arnaldo Lopez (0-0 G&G Wrestling)

They are both swinging for the fences.  They clinch and Arnaldo picks Chih up and carries him to opposite side of the cage and slams him.  Arnaldo is on top for a few minutes until Chih bucks him off and they are back to their feet.  They are both swinging as the round ends.

Lopez 10-9

Rd 2:  These guys are having fun swinging away at each other.  Arnaldo connects with a clean one.  Blood is coming from Chih’s nose.  There is a cup shot and the fight resumes.  Some good leg kicks from Arnaldo.  

Lopez 10-9

Li is unable to continue due to doctors orders.

Arnaldo Lopez defeats Chih-Ki Li via tko stoppage due to doctors advice at start of Round 3.







155 PRO TOURNAMENT SEMI FINALS

Dylan Salvador vs. Anthony Pike

Anthony connects with a right and presses Dylan up against the cage.  They are back swinging.  Anthony ducks under a punch and is looking for the takedown.  They break and Dylan hits Anthony with a knee to the head as he dives for a takedown.

Dylan Salvador defeats Anthony Pike via split decision.  Salvador moves onto the finals.







Ali Zebian vs. Sam Watford

Both fighters are swinging and Ali gets in a good uppercut as he rushes in.  He has Sam pressed up against the cage and Sam gets hit in the cup.  He takes a minute and the fight resumes.  Ali grabs hold of the leg but can’t finish the takedown.  Ali is trying for another takedown but Sam is defending it really well.  Ali gets a quick takedown and Sam pops back up.  Ali gets another takedown and is in guard.  Ali is on top working some ground and pound.  Sam gets free and goes for a heel hook as the round ends.

Ali Zebian defeats Sam Watford via split decision.  Ali Zebian advances into the finals and the final fight will be Dylan Salvador vs. Ali Zebian.







175 AM Martin Thompson (3-0 FAA) vs. Daniel Keepers (2-2)

Dan gets in a combo and Martin tries for a takedown.  Martin ducks under a punch and gets the slamming takedown.  He is in full mount and looking to posture up and drop bombs.  He is working an arm triangle as the round ends.

Thompson 10-9

Rd 2:  Martin connects with a right.  Both fighters are being cautious.  Martin gets in a few kicks to the body.  Martin gets a takedown as the round ends.

Thompson 10-9

Rd 3:  Dan gets in a leg kick.  Martin is trying for a takedown and he gets it after a minute with a big slam.  

Thompson 10-9

Martin Thompson defeats Daniel Keepers via unanimous decision.






HVY AM Maxwell Lombardo (1-1 Cage JSA) vs. Hassan Graham (Indpendent 0-0)

Max presses Hassan up against the cage.  They break and are back to the center.  Hassan ducks under a punch.  Now they are swinging.  Hassan has Maxwell pressed up against the cage as the round ends.

Graham 10-9

Rd 2:  Hassam with a right.  He ducks under a punch is trying for a takedown.  He can’t get it and Max reverses.  They break and are back to the center.  They are both swinging and Max gets in a good exchange.  Max has Hassan backed up against the cage as the round ends.

Lombardo 10-9

Rd 3:  Hassan with a good combo to start us off.  Max with another combo.  Hassan gets in another combo and Max is hurt.  He goes down and Hassan gets in a few more punches and the ref has seen enough.

Hassan Graham defeats Maxwell Lombardo via tko to strikes at 1:50 in Round 3.







175 PRO Matt Denning (5-10) vs. Sage Phillipe (0-1 Whitleys)

Matt Denning rushes in and Sage is pressing him up against the cage.  Matt is trying for a takedown and Sage grabs him from behind.  Matt gets free and they are in the center.  Sage gets in 2 leg kicks.  Matt gets hit in the groin and takes a few minutes.  Sage hit Matt with a right.  Matt fires back with a leg kick.  Sage takes him for a ride and gets the takedown.  Sage gets pushed off and dives down with a punch.  Sage lets Matt back up and hits him down to the mat.  He lays into Matt with heavy ground and pound for the stoppage.

Sage Phillipe defeats Matt Denning via tko stoppage to strikes at 4:43 in Round 1.








130 PRO Tim Flores (1-1 FAA)  vs. Brandon Neiford (0-0 G&G Wrestling)

Tim starts us off with a leg kick.  Tim gets in a head kick.  Tim gets Brandon to the mat.  Brandon works his way back up and they are back in the center.  Tim takes Brandon back down to the mat.  As Brandon is standing back up Tim sinks in a rear naked choke and gets the tap.

Tim Flores defeats Brandon Neiford via tapout to rear naked choke at 3:21 in Round 1.






HVY PRO Ras Hylton (6-5 Dragon Fire/ATT) vs. Domingos Barros (6-1 Regiment)

Ras gets in a few punches and Dom pushes him up against the cage.  Ras reverses and gets in two knees to the body.  Dom tries for a single leg takedown but can’t get it.  Dom is trying for a takedown again but Ras defends it.  Dom is kneeing Ras’s legs.  They break and both start swinging.  Dom connects with a right that drops Ras.  He tries for the finish but Ras works his way back up as the round ends.

Barros 10-9

Rd 2:  They start out swinging of course and Dom is all over Ras.  Blood is coming from Ras’s nose.  They both fall to the mat and Ras ends up on top in full mount.  He is dropping elbows and trying for the finish.  Dom is holding him close and Ras is firing short elbows.  Dom gets Ras off and they are back to their feet.  

Hylton 10-9

Rd 3:  Both warriors are exhausted but giving it their all.  Dom is firing combos at Ras and slams him up against the cage.  Dom keeps coming hard after Ras and Ras is trying to defend.  Ras misses with an elbow and slams into the cage.  Dom gets in another combo and is now pressing Ras up against the cage as the round ends.

Barros 10-9

Domingos Barros defeats Ras Hylton via unanimous decision.  What a war!!!








185 PRO Marcel Fortuna  (9-4 Ralph Gracie) vs. Tim Caron (10-3 Burgess) 

Both fighters are exchanging leg kicks.  Marcel goes for a takedown and Tim stuffs it.  Marcel is pressing Tim up against the cage.  Marcel has the underhooks and gets the takedown.  He is in half guard and gets pushed to guard.  Tim gets some space and stands back up.  Marcel has Tim up against the cage as the round ends.

Fortuna 10-9

Rd 2:  Tim starts us off with two leg kicks.  Marcel with a snapping leg kick of his own.  Marcel is pushing Tim up against the cage.  They break and are back to the center.  Marcel with an overhand right.  They both connect with a right.  Tim gets hit in the cup.  The fight resumes and Tim connects with a big leg kick.  Marcel gets the takedown and is in guard until the round ends.

Fortuna 10-9

Rd 3:   Marcel with a leg kick to start us off.  Marcel fights for a takedown and gets it.  He moves to full mount.  He goes high and sits by the neck and Tim pushes him off.  Marcel is trying for a rear naked choke but Tim defends it well.  Tim turns and is on top dropping elbows as the round ends.

Fortuna 10-9

Marcel Fortuna defeats Tim Caron via unanimous decision.








175 PRO Pat Casey (6-4 G&G Wrestling) vs. Timmy Tyler (2-6 American MMA & Wrestling)

They both come out swinging.  Timmy throws a kick and Pat catches it and punches Tim to the mat.  Pat gets in a few punches and lets Tim back up.  Pat gets Tim down again and hits him with some ground and pound.  He lets him back up.  Pat is teeing off and Tim goes down again.  Pat backs off and lets Tim back up.  Pat catches Tim in a guillotine and gets the tap.

Pat Casey defeats Timmy Tyler via tapout to guillotine at 3:41 in Round 1.








205 PRO TITLE Yu Ji (3-1 Radical MMA) vs. George ‘Tuco’ Tokkos (4-2 Sanford MMA)

Tuco starts us out with a leg kick.  Yu with two leg kicks and Tuco fires back with a right.  Tuco goes high with a kick.  Both fighters are exchanging leg kicks.  They are both swinging for the knockout!!  George connects with a good exchange.  

Tokkos 10-9

Rd 2:  Right back where we started!!  George gets the takedown and takes the back.  He is fighting hard for the rear naked choke but can’t get the finish.  They are back standing and George is trying for a takedown.  He gets in a few foot stomps before the round ends.

Tokkos 10-9

Rd 3:  George pushes Yu up against the cage.  George gets the takedown and takes the back.  Yu Ji gets back to his feet as the round ends.

Tokkos 10-9

Rd 4:  Yu Ji gets the takedown and has the side.  George stands up and gets a takedown of his own.  George is looking for the arm triangle and gets the tap.

George Tokkos defeats Yu Ji via tapout to arm triangle at 3:31 in Round 4.  Tokkos becomes the new Premier FC 205 lb champ!!!







155 PRO TOURNAMENT FINALS TITLE FIGHT

Ali Zebian vs. Dylan Salvador

Ali pushes Dylan up against the cage.  Ali gets the takedown and Dylan works his way up.  Ali gets another takedown and Dylan works his way up again.  Ali slams Dylan up against the cage and is looking for another takedown but can’t get it.  Dylan with a good leg kick.  Ali eats a knee but gets the takedown.  Dylan tries for a triangle and Ali slams his way free.  

Zebian 10-9

Rd 2:  Dylan comes out swinging.  He gets in a knee to the body.  Dylan connects with another knee.  They are both swinging away.  Ali gets the takedown but can’t capitalize.  They are back standing.  Ali is going for a takedown as the round ends.

Salvador 10-9

Rd 3:  Ali is going for the takedown but Dylan defends it well.  They sprawl and Dylan is on top in half guard.  Ali is trying to stand and Dylan rips him to the mat.  Ali bursts to his feet and gets the takedown.  Ali gets in a few punches before the round ends.

Zebian 10-9

Ali Zebian defeats Dylan Salvador via split decision!!  Ali becomes the 155 lb Premier FC champ!!









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