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World Series Of Fighting III: Fitch vs Burkman II

By Michael Flores on June 14, 2013

World Series Of Fighting III: Fitch vs Burkman II Live Play by Play and Results

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Brenson Hansen vs. Josh Montalvo

RD 1:
Fighters meet in the middle, both feeling out each other. Body kick lands for Montalvo solidly. Hansen continues to walk forward, throws a right, missing. Montalvo with another body kick, just lands a tad south of the equator . Hansen is taking his time as Toghini  alerts him of his time. Hansen walks Montalvo into the cage throwing kicks, neither landing significantly. Hansen backs out, Montalvo comes forward. Hansen lands a kick low and Montalvo takes a breather. The fighters restart. Hansen lands a stiff strike and Montalvo briefly goes to the mat. Hansen scores a quick takedown, Montalvo quickly transitions underneath for the armbar. Hansen deftly escape and moves into side mount ending the round in dominate position landing elbows to the body. Brensen Hansen 10-9

RD2:

Montalvo pushes the action to begin the second, body kick lands pushing Hansen into the cage. Right uppercut for Montalvo is blocked. Fighters back away from the cage wall, both land low kicks, neither with much force. Montalvo drops for a single, it’s too low and Hansen turns it to his advantage forcing Montalvo into the cage. Montalvo turns out and both fighters go back to striking. Montalvo lands a heavy body punch. Hansen’s side is visibly reddened. Hansen drops down soon after for a takedown, succeeds, but has difficulty keeping Montalvo floored. Montalvo and Hansen trade punches in the center of the cage. Montalvo throws a big right, leaving him completely wide open for an explosive Hansen take down. Hansen working from the open guard of Montalvo struggles to gain [position to land, but nevertheless ends the round once again in control. Hansen 20-18

RD3:

Montalvo lands stiff body kick, eats a Hansen right, the fighters exchange shot for shot quickly. Right shovel punch from Montalvo as he attempts to close the distance. Montalvo again with the shovel, to body kick to left cross up close against the cage. Hansen is able to deflect most of the strikes. Hansen in return secures a takedown attempt. Hansen on top in the dog fight position working to side. Montalvo denies the attempt and regains open guard. Montalvo rolls to his side utilizing his knee to push out and back to his feet. Hansen immediately floors the fight again. Montalvo needs to work direly. Hansen in half throwing short shots. Montalvo has a small cut above his left eye and the round ends much the same as the previous two. Bonesnapper.com awards the fight 30-27 to Brenson Hanson — Official Decision: Brenson Hanson winner by unanimous decision

Kendrick Miree vs. Krasimir Mladenov

RD 1:

Fighters touch gloves. Miree standing low walking forward. Mladenov backing into the cage. Mladenov misses on a right . Miree scores a knee jumping in. Mladenov latches onto Miree, turns him around into the cage wall working for a single, cum double. Miree showing good defense. Miree back to his feet turns, briefly allowing Mladenov the back. Winslow may break them up in a moment. Mladenov relents, Miree comes off the cage. Aggressively coming forward Miree misses a knee and slips on a failed right head kick. Miree fakes a kick low, and misses a right in close. Neither fighter has landed much with only a minute remaining in the round.Knee lands for Miree, and once again Mladenov grabs Miree, pushes him into the cage and attempts the single. Difficult RD to score. Bonesnapper awards Mladenov with the 10-9 score.

RD2:

Low kick to start the round by Mladenov. Right hand also lands for Mladenov. Miree fires back, not landing with any effect. Mladenov is lunging with his attacks. Miree attacks with low front kicks to the knee. Mladenov lands a stiff right, momentarily wobbles Miree. Miree backed against the cage, Mladenov rushes forward, clinching. Miree breaks free. Both fighters return to the center for moments. Mladenov proceeds forward on his opponent Miree, securing the takedown. Not much is taking place and Winslow picks them up. Miree is rushing forward, he seems to know he needs to procure it with something significant, but he cannot as the round comes to a close. 20-18 Mladenov.

RD3:

Miree is stalking Mladenov. Fighters exchange leather along the cage, Mladenov getting the better of Miree. Miree continues to walk forward as they come away from the cage. Again they fire. Mladenov with abandon. Miree jumps with a knee. It does not land with much power. Mladenov briefly attempts a single. Miree breaks free and they reset in the center. Mladenov circles out from the cage as Miree throws. Miree feints the kick, follows with nothing. Mladenov circles out. Miree drops for the double, Mladenov gains underhooks, turns Miree into the cage. Mladenov attempts the single, Miree fighting off the attempt and ten second warning rings out. Round ends with both fighters standing. Bonesnapper awards Mladenov the fight 30-27 — Official Decision Judges score it unanimously for Mladenov

Carson Beebe vs. Joe Murphy

RD1:

Beebe opens with a low kick. The pace is fast off the start. Murphy throws, Beebe counters off the strike with his own right. It lands. Beebe closes in on Murphy. Beebe takes Murphy’s back momentarily along the cage wall. Murphy escapes. Beebe relentless with the takedown attempt finally secures the takedown. Murphy working from open guard kick up landing to the chest of Beebe. Beebe backs out for a second readjusts, diving back into the fray. Achieving side mount. Murphy transitions underneath elevating Beebe, while simultaneously working a guillotine choke. It’s not tight. Beebe scrambles out getting back on top. Murphy from bottom attempts a D’arce. Murphy cannot gain the leverage need with Beebe rolling off his side, now on top of Murphy. The round ends. It’s close. I would see it 10-9 Murphy, however, I believe it will be scored 10-9 Beebe for pushing the pace and spending more time in top position.

RD2:

Beebe back on top. Murphy is crafty. Murphy briefly goes on top, but only for a moment. Beebe working from half. Murphy octopus like wraps his legs around Beebe attempting an inverted triangle. Beebe identifies the damage, easily moving out and to side. Murphy quickly works out. Both fighter get to their feet only for a second or two, before Beebe floors the fight again. Murphy rolls latching on to a guillotine. It’s half-hearted and Beebe escapes. Beebe and Murphy to their feet. Beebe forces Murphy into the cage. Nothing of merit occurs. The fight returns to the mat. Murphy in the dying moments of the round takes the back of Beebe off a quick mount from a fallen Beebe. Bonesnapper gives the round to Beebe, as it was too little to late for Murphy to steal it. 20-18 Beebe hypothetically.

RD3:

Once again the round begins with Beebe flooring Muprhy. Murphy fighting for wrist control takes the arm of Beebe using it to take top position. Beebe defends greatly. The fight is back on the feet before Murphy lands on top sinking in anaconda choke. Beebe rolls with it. It’s tight. Nevertheless Beebe is able to back out. Murphy is really pushing it his round. He may feel he needs to finish to win this fight. Beebe and Murphy clinch. Beebe dropping for the single. Murphy defends as he hunts for a trip of his very own. Knees inside from Murphy. Fighters break and Murphy lands a solid right. The horn sounds and fight comes to a conclusion. Murphy takes the third. Bonesnapper sees it 29-28 Chase Beebe — Official decision 29-28 Chase Beebe

John Gunderson vs. Dan Lauzon
RD 1:

Gunderson fires off a high kick. Lauzon deflects. The fight is starting of fiery. Gunderson drops in quickly. Lauzon fighting from off his back against the cage. Lauzon breaks free. Gunderson drops to the mat. Lauzon awaits him to stand. Lauzon stalking Gunderson. Gunderson shoots low. Wrapping the ankle of Lauzon. Lauzon trips on the attempt, but springs up immediately. Lauzon lands underneath as he presses forward. Gunderson maybe slowing down. Gunderson kick lands low. Lauzon mean mugs him. Referee does not see it and the action ensues. Gunderson is dropped. Lauzon still hesitant to go after him. Standing cautiously over Gunderson Lauzon fires off a couple of shots. Spinning back kick from Gunderson misses the target . Lauzon comes forward and the round ends. Lauzon takes it 10-9.
RD2:

Lauzon attacking. Gunderson answers back with a right head kick, then to the body. Neither land effectively. Lauzon is backing Gunderson up. A right uppercut lands for Lauzon. Lauzon takes the fight to the ground. Gunderson takes the neck, but cannot take full advantage of the maneuver. Lauzon backs out fires a few, and Gunderson is visibly tired. Lauzon allows Gunderson to get back to his feet. Action is halted for a moment. As the break ends, Lauzon comes forward out striking Gunderson along the cage. Gunderson takes a vicious shot to the body as he coves up into a shell. Spinning back fist from Gunderson misses hugely. Another big shot to the body as the round comes to a close. Lauzon up definitely 20-18.
RD3:

Fighters meet in the center, Lauzon immediately sets about walking Gunderson down. Gunderson fires off a low kick. Lauzon answers back with a left then a right. A high kick deflected by Gunderson. Lauzon asserting his dominance in the stand up quite clearly. Gunderson with a weak attempt to clinch, is shrugged off. Lauzon is clearly the better conditioned fighter. Gunderson down to his knees working for a single. Lauzon pushes off and once again takes to walking down Guns. Lauzon ties up Gunderson. Both fighter separate soon after. Gunderson charges forward snapping off a right. Lauzon defends. Lauzon throws to the top and bottom successfully. Gunderson circles out, pushes in for the takedown. Lauzon turning it up. Kick to the c=body, strikes coming fast. Guns is on the run. Easy 30-27 for Lauzon. Official Decision: Unanimous Decision 30-27 for Dan Lauzon

Jerrod Sanders vs. Jeff Smith

RD 1:

Smith firing off feints. Sanders coming in low. Smith snaps off a left-right, Sanders ducks under adeptly and takes the fight to the canvas. Sanders from side control, little elbows to the midsection of Smith. Sanders stands, thinks about letting Smith up. Negative on that. Sanders jumps back in, working from Smith’s open guard. Sanders punches to the body. Nothing of power, but it’s keeping their fight glued to the mat. Smith pushes Sanders off him and jumps back to his feet. Smith stays vertical for but a millisecond before being deposited on his back. Smith is able to defend against any significant damage being done to him, however, Smith still drops the round 10-9 to Sanders.

RD2:

Sanders throws a heavy right. Smith immediately drops for the takedown, easily stuffed by Sanders. Sanders turns it into his advantage. Clasping his bicep Sanders traps Smith in an anaconda choke. Smith fights through the maneuver. Sanders remaining in top control fights from Smith’s half guard. Smith regains guard. Smith attempts to push off the cage, but cannot find the opportunity to do so effectively. Both fighters get back to their feet. Sanders staggers Smith. Smith goes to the mat and Sanders follows. Sanders looks for the choke, however, he cannot secure it tightly. Sanders reneges on the attempt. Smith gets back to his guard and defends against any attempted onslaught. 20-18 Sanders.

RD3:

Smith lunges forward with a flying knee. Whiffs. Sanders and Smith clinch for an instance and Sanders fires off a knee inside. It connects, lacking force though to do damage. Sanders gets the fight grounded. Smith works underneath , angling for an armbar. Sanders backs out, only to drive back in and directly into side control. Sanders secures the head and circles over. It appears he wants to trap the arm, possibly go crucifix. Sanders goes over, attains mount. Smith bucks out, regains guard; open albeit. Sanders is smothering with his attack. Allowing little room for Smith to work, or breath. Smith really needs to work. Sanders eats a few hands from Smith, but nothing to bothersome. Winslow has seen enough, standing both fighters up. Sanders in rinse and repeat mode, bullies Smith back into the cage and to the floor directly. Sanders in side mount ends the round. Clearly 30-27 for Sanders in a lackadaisical fight. Official Decision — 30-27 across the board, all in favor for Jarrod Sanders.

Brian Cobb vs. Justin Gaethje

RD 1:

 Gaethje with vicious leg kick to start. Again to the stems of Cobb. Cobb shoots in gets Gaethje to the mat momentarily. Gaethje rolls out and getting himself on top. Cobb locks up the neck, holding on. Perhaps holding on for the referee to break them up. Cobb relents, then pushes free with his right knee. Gaethje dives back in landing heavy heavy hammer fists. Cobb rolls to his back, eats a few. Cobb scrambles free and back to his feet. Cobb gets the fight to the mat. Big strikes land, Gaethje roll;s gives up his back. Gaethje is flattened out. Cobb postures up and drops blows to the side of Gaethje ‘s head. Gaethje stand ups with Cobb still perched upon his back. Gaethje attempts to spike Cobb. Cobb sticks it out and maintains back control. Gaethje is in a precarious position as he fights to control the direction of Cobb’s attack and wrists. Cobb pours it on. Cobb punches to the body, but they appear to be half power shots. Gaethje covering up, needs to find an opening to exit out of this. The round ends with Cobb on top. 10-9 Cobb

RD2:

Gaethje appears tired, his mouth wide open. Cobb eats an uppercut, backpedaling Gaethje is pushing the pace. Cobb is slowing the pace a tad now as he clinches up, gluing Gaethje to the cage wall. Gaethje is only able to break free after losing half a minute or so. Cobb throws a right-left, Gaethje easily defends with solid head movement. Gaethje lands a right, but misses the left cross behind it. Gaethje winds up and tosses a potato of an uppercut. Cobb circles out around the cage, while landing to the jaw of Gaethje. Gaethje takes it in stride. Gaethje and Cobb now are trading one to give one. Jumping knee by Gaethje to end the round. It is all tied up 19-19 Gaethje takes the second.

RD3:

Kick lands low and the fight is halted for a moment. Cobb comes back out and fighters get back to work. Cobb tries a trip, and Gaethje monkey rolls out. Nice theatrics. Gaethje under the right hand of Cobb lands to the body. Gaethje with a low kick. Cobb throws to answer. Nothing lands. Uppercut for Gaethje lands. Gaethje lands another leg kick. They are definitely taking their toll on Cobb. Gaethje notices as Cobb falls to the mat. Gaethje fires off a couple more. Cobb up against the cage. Gaethje throwing with abandon. The Maz calls a stop to the action at 2:19 of the 3rd. T/KO win for Gaethje. The first stoppage of the night. This brings Gaethje’s career total to 7 T/KO.

Lyle Beerbohm vs. Jacob Volkmann

RD 1:

10-9 Volkmann

RD2:
Both fighters coming out low. Beerbohm launches a low kick, it connects. Beerbohm closes in on Volkmann. They clinch. Volkmann fighting for underhooks. Volkmann grabs onto a guillotine, but it is in now way threatening. Beerbohm drops in on a takedown attempt. Volkmann squashes it. Both fighters clear away from the cage. Beerbohm pressures Volkmann once again into the cage wall. They exchange knee inside. Volkmann controlling the left wrist of Beerbohm positions to turn Beerbohm, he cannot. Volkmann with a headlock forces Beerbohm’s head down. Beerbohm escapes the hold, then eats a knee to the side. Knees to the legs by Beerbohm. Toghini sees enough and separates them. Volkmann initiates the clinch, although he now finds himself against the cage. The round ends with Beerbohm having over/underhooks. Lyle Beerbohm takes the round. 19-19

RD3:
The third opens much like the previous two rounds. Volkmann gets the fight to the mat. taking the back of Beerbohm with ease. Beerbohm is fighting to tstave off the choke arm of Volkmann. Volkmann maneuvering around the left arm of Beerbohm slip it in, locking in the choke. Beerbohm swiftly breaks the lock. Beerbohm must explode if he wishes to win this round. Volkmann is having a difficult time getting under the chin of Beerbohm. The clapper sounds the ten second warning and the round ends with Volkmann riding Beerbohm for some three and a half minutes. Bonesnapper sees it 29-28 Volkmann. Official Decision: Judges see it unanimously for Jacob ‘Christmas’ Volkmann

Steve Carl vs. Tyson Steele

RD 1:

Tyson is opening with lots of kicks. Carl is backing out. Suddenly rushes forward chasing Tyson with strikes, none land. Tyson shoots in on a single, Carl sprawls. Carl immediately sits down on it,  rolls to his side, as he takes the back trapping Tyson’s arm in the process. Rear naked choke is locked in from an awkward position. It does not matter as Tyson Steele is forced to tap early into the first round. Steve Carl winner via Submission 1:32 of the first.

Josh Burkman vs. Jon Fitch

RD 1:

Fitch whiffs on a kick to start the fight. Fitch stalking. Burkman and Fitch exchange early along the cage. It appears that Burkman connects. He did indeed. Fitch stumbles, Burkman follows and Burkman is all over Fitch. Burkman takes the neck of Fitch as Fitch struggles to get to his feet. Burkman locks up a guillotine. It is tight. Fitch is no longer moving. Yes, Fitch is indeed unconscious. Burkman takes the fight surprisingly fast. Burkman wins via guillotine choke at :41 of the first round.

Author: Michael Flores

@MFlores_punx702

 

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