05 Oct TUF 16: Episode 2 notes and results
Episode 2- September 21, 2012. The fighters enter the house and choose their rooms. Julian Lane (Team Nelson) says he thinks Matt Secor (Team Carwin) does not belong in the house. Michael Hill (Team Nelson) and Mike Ricci (Team Carwin) eat dinner together and bond as the two Canadians in the house. Ricci says he misses being home. Hill wants to see both Canadians in the finals.
Team Carwin is shown training wit h their coaches Trevor Wittman, Nate Marquardt, Pat Barry and Shane Carwin.
Team Nelson is shown training. Nelson says he wants to do one practice per day instead of two. Some of the members of Team Nelson are surprised at how little they are training.
Roy Nelson announces the first fight will be Neil Magny (Team Carwin) versus Cameron Diffley (Team Nelson).
Julian Lane (Team Nelson) says he disagrees with the first fight pick from his team. Matt Secor and Julian Lane exchange heated words.
Julian Lane and Colton Smith (Team Nelson) set up a bucket of flour above the front door of the TUF house. Mike Ricci walks through the front door and gets showered with flour.
Cameron Diffley is a jiu-jitsu instructor and trains with the Diaz brothers and has coached UFC fighters Forrest Griffin and Amir Sadollah.
Neil Magny (7-1) v. Cameron Diffley (3-0) (TUF 16 Welterweight Tournament-Final 16)
Round 1- Magny lands a leg kick as he paws forward looking to land a jab. Magny lands a jab-cross combination and catches a kick to throw Diffley to the mat. Magny does not follow Diffley to the mat and lets him back up. Magny lands a jab and defends a takedown. Magny lands another jab but gets brought down to the mat as Diffley pulls guard. Diffley looks for an arm-bar and a heel-hook but Magny fights off the submission attempts. Diffley sweeps Magny and lands in his guard and lands a heavy punch but takes elbows from Magny. Diffley is unable to do damage from half-guard as the round comes to an end. I would score Round 1 for Neil Magny: 10-9
Round 2- Magny lands a jab and a leg kick and lands a solid right hand that wobbles Diffley. Diffley is able to take Magny down and looks for a heel hook but Magny defends. Magny lands another jab and continues to out-box Diffley and control the center of the octagon. Magny scores a three-punch combination and defends a takedown but falls into the half-guard of Diffley in the sprawl. Magny defends another heel hook attempt and stays on top of Diffley in half-guard. Magny pushes away and gets the fight back on the feet and lands another jab. I would score Round 2 for Neil Magny: 10-9
Neil Magny defeats Cameron Diffley via unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18) to advance to quarter-finals of TUF 16 Welterweight tournament
Team Carwin celebrates the victory. Magny says it wasn’t as easy as he thought it would be.
TUF 16 quick results
Episode 1- September 14, 2012– Preliminary bouts to enter TUF House
Dom Waters def. Kevin Nowaczyk via TKO (punches) at (0:32) Round 1
Michael Hill def. Lev Magen via KO (punch) at (1:27) Round 1
Bristol Marunde def. George Lockhart via submission (guillotine choke) at (2:23) at Round 1
Mike Ricci def. Jason South via TKO (punches) at (1:50) Round 1
Julian Lane def. Diego Bautista via unanimous decision
Igor Araujo def. Cortez Coleman via submission (triangle choke) at 3:16 in 3rd (sudden victory) Round.
James Chaney def. Jerel Clark via submission (triangle choke) at 1:30 Round 1
Cameron Diffley def. Zane Kamaka via submission (arm-bar) at 1:37 Round 1
Neil Magny def. Frank Camacho via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jon Manley def. Ricky Legere Jr. via unanimous decision
Colton Smith def. Jesse Barrett via unanimous decision
Matt Secor def. Max Griffin via submission (triangle choke) at 2:55 in Round 3
Eddy Ellis def. David Michaud via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 4:29 in Round 2
Joey Rivera def. Saad Awad via majority decision
Nic Herron-Webb def. Tim Ruberg via submission (arm-bar) at 4:17 in Round 1
Sam Alvey def. Leo Kuntz via KO (punch) at 0:47 in Round 1
Episode 2- September 21, 2012: Neil Magny defeats Cameron Diffley via unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18) to advance to quarter-finals of TUF 16 Welterweight tournament
TUF 16 Teams and Draft selections
Team Shane Carwin: Sam Alvey (18-4) 1st pick, 1st overall, Bristol Marunde (15-7) 2nd pick, 3rd overall, Mike Ricci (7-2) 3rd pick, 5th overall, Neil Magny (7-1) 4th pick, 7th overall, James Chaney (7-2) 5th pick, 9th overall, Eddy Ellis (17-15-1) 6th pick, 11th overall, Igor Araujo (22-6) 7th pick, 13th overall, Matt Secor (3-1) 8th pick, 15th overall.
Team Roy Nelson: Dom Waters (4-1) 1st pick, 2nd overall, Michael Hill (4-0), 2nd pick, 4th overall, Cameron Diffley (3-0) 3rd pick, 6th overall, Colton Smith (3-1) 4th pick, 8th overall, Jon Manley (7-1) 5th pick, 10th overall, Nic Herron-Webb (11-3) 6th pick, 12th overall, Joey Rivera (7-1) 7th pick, 14th overall, Julian Lane (4-0) 8th pick, 14th overall.
TUF 16 Quarter-Finalists Neil Magny (7-1, Team Carwin), TBD, TBD, TBD, TBD, TBD, TBD, TBD
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