Ringside MMA: Battle for the Belt Results

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Ringside MMA: Battle for the Belt
Guillaume Fortier (0-0) v. Benoit Guillonet (1-0) 150 lbs.
Guillonet scores an early takedown but gets locked up in Fortier’s guard. Guillonet works some hammer fists in the guard and scores some punches but is unable to do significant damage. The round expires with Guillonet remaining in the guard of Guillaume Fortier. Ringside Report scores this round 10-8 in favour of Guillonet.
Fortier throws a kick to open the second round but gets caught with another takedown. Guillonet works a kimura on the ground but can’t lock it in. In side control, Guillonet attempted a transition into full mount but Foriter is able to roll out and rise to his feet. Fortier scored a takedown but landed in a guillotine attempt but Fortier escaped. Guillonet was able to score the full mount, land some punches and lock in a kimura armbar for the submission victory at 2:57 of Round 2.
Jeff Sharkey (0-0) v. Lee Villeneuve (0-0) 170 lbs.
Villeneuve scored a quick takedown after a brief exchange. Villeneuve worked some good ground n’ pound from side guard and transitioned from side guard into a guillotine attempt. Sharkey appeared to get choked out so Villenueve released the hold. The referee Jerry Bolin was very slow to stop the fight forcing Villeneuve to add some extra punches to the already unconscious fighter. Sharkey was slow to get back to his feet but appeared fine after the fight. Lee Villeneuve wins via TKO in the first round of his first fight.
Jeremy Gagnon (0-0) v. Rejean Groulx (1-0) 145 lbs.
Jeremy Gagnon dove in for an early takedown but Groulx tied him up in a Muay Thai clinch and landed some knees to the face. Groulx then took Gagnon down to the mat but landed in a guillotine attmpt by Gagnon. Groulx was able to escape the guillotine and worked some punches in Jeremy Gagnon’s guard. Gangon stayed active on the bottom attempting an armbar but Groulx managed to escape submission. Groulx went back to working punches in Gagnon’s guard but had to escape another armbar attempt. Groulx tried a submission of his own, locking in an arm triangle as the first round expired. Ringside Report scores this round 10-9 in favour of Rejean Groulx.
Jeremy Gagnon came into round two, swinging with big leg kicks and looping left and right hands. Groulx clinched him against the cage but Gagnon escaped and got dropped with a takedown. Groulx worked some elbows in side control to the already swollen right side of Gagnon’s face. The referee stood the fighters up, almost at random. Groulx threw some punches before scoring another takedown and attempting a kimura armbar. Groulx was unable to lock in the submission and found himself in Gangon’s guard. Groulx passed into side-control and gained the back-mount on a turning Gagnon. Rejean Groulx attempted a rear-naked choke but Gagnon turned over. Groulx landed in full mount, hit some punches and tried another rear-naked choke as time expired in Round 2. Ringside Report scores this round 10-9 in favour of Rejean Groulx.
Jeremy Gagnon started the third round with two inside leg kicks before being taken down. Rejean Groulx attempted another rear-naked choke but was unsuccessful and opted to work some punches in full mount. Gagnon managed to get back to his and hit several punches on Rejean Groulx who clutched to his leg and held on for the third and final round to expire. Ringside Report scores this round 10-9 for Jeremy Gagnon.
The judges score this fight 29-28, 30-26, 29-27 all for the winner via unanimous decision Rejean Groulx
Stephane Bernadel (1-1) v. Eugenio Carpine (3-2) 145 lbs.
Carpine scored some leg and body kicks to start the fight. Bernadel and Carpine engaged in a clinch and hit each other with a flurry of punches. Bernadel connected and pushed Carpine into the cage with right and left hands. Carpine threw some looping punches but Bernadel was able to avoid. Bernadel hit Carpine with a big knee to the face that dropped him to the mat. Bernadel then locked in a rear-naked choke for the first round submissions victory.
Stephane Pelletier (0-0) v. Pierrot Marcoux (1-0) 135 lbs
Pelletier scored a takedown in the first 10 seconds of action but Marcoux got back up and fell back down with a guillotine attempt. Pelletier escaped the attempt and threw some punches in full mount but Marcoux stood back up and connected on a big right hand and body kicks. Both men connected with wild punches and Pelletier wound up in the mount position reigning down some punches. Marcoux gave up his back allowing Pelletier to lock in a rear-naked choke for the victory via submission in the first round of his first professional fight.
Rowan Cunningham (6-2) v. Fabio Holanda () 170 lbs.
Cunningham started the fight throwing punches but Holanda quickly scored a trip-takedown that put him in Cunningham’s half-guard. Holanda worked some punches and was able to pass into full mount. Cunningham escaped and got back to his feet where the two fighters traded punches with Holanda getting the better of the exchange. Holanda dropped Cunningham with a right hand and tried to finish him with some ground and pound but Cunningham got back to his feet. Holanda dropped his opponent again and hit him with several punches. Many ringside were calling the fight to be stopped, even Holanda looked to referee Jerry Bolin to stop the fight which he eventually did. Fabio Holanda scores a first round (4:14) TKO victory.
Lindsey Hawkes (4-2) v. Guillaume De Lorenzi (5-1) 155 lbs.
De Lorenzi scored a takedown in the first 30 seconds and hit Hawkes with some punches from the top position. De Lorenzi managed to get into a full mount but Hawkes gave him his back and De Lorenzi attempted a rear-naked choke. De Lorenzi was unable to lock it in but did keep Hawkes grounded and works some punches to the face and knees to the body. Ringside Report scores it 10-9 in favour of De Lorenzi.
Hawkes and De Lorenzi exchanged some punches to start Round2 with Hawkes getting the better of the exchange. De Lorenzi then scored a takedown to continue to work his ground and pound in Lindsey Hawkes’ guard. After taking some punishment, Hawkes was able to stand up but was quickly taken down again by De Lorenzi. Hawkes face was battered as he walked to his corner after the round. Ringside Report scores Round 2 for Guillaume De Lorenzi, 10-9.
Guillaume De Lorenzi hit some punches and a big knee to Hawkes’ face as the final round began. De Lorenzi was unable to score on two separate takedown attempts and took a hard right hand from Hawkes. De Lorenzi replied with a stiff punch of his own but caught a knee when attempting a takedown. De Lorenzi was able to score a takedown and but Hawkes was able to stand up and connect with another right hand. De Lorenzi pushed Hawkes against the cage and scored a final takedown as the fight came to a conclusion. Ringside Report scores the final round 10-9 in favour of Guillaume De Lorenzi.
The Judges score the fight 30-25, 30-27, 30-25 all for the winner via unanimous decision, Guillaume De Lorenzi.
Paul Reed (10-3) v. Thierry Quenneville (13-8) 150 lbs.
Paul Reed connected with a right hand and drove into Quenneville pushing a clinch into the cage. Quenneville swung Reed against the cage and took him down to the mat, landing in half guard. After Quenneville spent over a minute on top of Reed but was not able to improve his position and the men were stood up. Reed again pinned Quenneville against the cage but Quenneville pushed off and landed a jab and right cross to the bloody nose of Paul Reed. Ringside Report scores Round 1 for Thierry Quenneville, 10-9.
The second round began with Quenneville missing a kick and Reed whiffing on a spinning back-fist. Queneville pushed Reed into the cage and attempted a takedown but Paul Reed reversed and pinned Quenneville against the fence. The referee separated the fighters and Quenneville hit his opponent with some impressive punches. Reed drove in for a takedown, pinning Quenneville against the fence but he was reversed and Quenneville scored a takedown. Quenneville was able to score the mount and lay into his opponent with elbows before taking his back. Quenneville went for the rear-naked choke with 60 seconds remaining in the second round but was unable to lock it in and the referee stood the fighters back up. Quenneville ended his dominant round with a leg kick as it came to a close. Ringside Report scores it 10-8 in favour of Thierry Quenneville.
Thierry Quenneville opened up the final round with a head-kick and some knees to Reed’s mid-section. Reed locked up but Quenneville scored another takedown and worked some ground and pound before taking his back. Quenneville worked some more punches but was unable to lock in a choke. Reed reversed and landed in Quenneville’s guard but Quenneville escaped quickly and got to his feet. Quenneville got behind Reed and slowly took him down into a body triangle. Reed spun around, into Quenneville’s guard and hit some elbows and fists in an attempt to set-up a guillotine choke. Quenneville escaped, rasied to his feet and hammered away with punches and a flying knee as the round came to a close. Ringside Report scores the final round 10-9 for Thierry Quenneville.
All 3 judges score the fight 30-27 in favour of the winner via unanimous decision, Thierry “The Surgeon” Quenneville.
Craig Brown (6-1) v.

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(5-1) 205 lbs.
Brown and Bosse square off with Bosse scoring a knee to the mid-section before Brown pinned him with a clinch against the fence. Brown worked some knees to Bosse’s mid section and Bosse replied with one that caught Brown low. The referee gave him some time to recover and the two men squared off again. Brown pushed Bosse against the fence and the force caused the door to unlock. The referee stopped the fight so that the door could be fixed. When the fight resumed, Bosse connected with a punch that knocked Brown down. Bosse pounced with a few punches before the referee jumped in to halt the bout. The winner via TKO and first ever Ringside MMA light-heavyweight champion, Steve “The Boss” Bosse.