21 Oct TUF 16: Episode 6 notes and results
Episode 6- October 19, 2012- Jon Manley (Team Nelson) talks to Matt Secor (Team Carwin) about the differences between their coaches. Manley is upset with Roy Nelson’s attitude with his fighters after a loss.
Julian Lane and Colton Smith (Team Nelson) eat some chicken that Team Carwin had been marinating for their dinner. Matt Secor blames Michael Hill (Team Nelson) and they argue. Michael Hill wants to fight Matt Secor in the octagon.
Shane Carwin selects Colton Smith (3-1, Team Nelson) to fight Eddy Ellis (17-15-1, Team Carwin). Smith was selected 4th by Team Nelson, 8th overall in the draft. Eddy Ellis was selected 6th by Team Carwin, 11th overall.
Eddy Ellis says he has been fighting professionally since he was 16 years old.
Eliot Marshall (Team Carwin assistant coach) is shown teaching the fighters some ground striking techniques. Trevor Wittman (Team Carwin assistant coach) is shown teaching Eddy Ellis some kickboxing techniques.
Colton Smith is from Iowa and is a wrestler who is stationed in Fort Hood, Texas with the United States Army. Roy Nelson says that Smith has very good wrestling and listens to instruction very well. Colton Smith and Julian Lane discuss all the front-kicks he was throwing in practice. Smith says that he does not like front-kicks and has never done them before. Julian Lane tells him not to do them and Smith agrees.
Eddy Ellis (17-15-1, Team Carwin) v. Colton Smith (3-1) (TUF 16 Welterweight Tournament- Final 16)
Round 1- Ellis opens the fight with a left hook that lands but Smith is able to push Ellis against the fence and take him down in the first 30 seconds of the round. Ellis is able to get to his feet when Smith looks to strike. Smith lands a left hook but Ellis fires back with a solid jab. Ellis trips Smith but Colton Smith gets to his feet and scores a takedown of his own. Ellis is able to get to his feet but Smith lands with a left hook and a straight right hand. Ellis lands a good jab and straight right hand of his own and lands more punches while defending a takedown. Ellis lands a hard left hand that stuns and drops Smith but he pops right back up. Ellis take Smith down and looks for an arm-bar but Smith escapes. Smith is as a big cut over his right eye and is stumbled again by a hard elbow as he gets to his feet. Ellis lands another takedown and pummels Smith with punches to the head. Smith gets back to his feet and lands a good knee to the body in a clinch against the fence. Fantastic round. I would score Round 1 for Eddy Ellis: 10-9
Round 2- Smith scores a takedown in the first 20 seconds of the round and lands in a half-guard position on the ground. Smith looks for a head-arm triangle choke but Ellis defends. Smith lands some punches and elbows as he improves into side-control. Ellis is bleeding from a big cut over his right eye and a cut under his left eye as Smith pummels his face with short elbow strikes. Smith remains in side-control and lands several short elbow strikes for most of the round. Referee Herb Dean stands them up and tells Smith he needs to land big shots and look to finish the fight if he is to remain on top. Smith lands a heavy punch that wobbles Ellis and they clinch as the round comes to an end. I would score Round 2 for Colton Smith: 10-9
Colton Smith def. Eddy Ellis via majority decision (19-18, 19-18, 19-19) to advance to TUF 16 Welterweight Quarter-Finals
The judges screwed up for the second straight week on TUF. Two of three judges scored Round 2 for Colton Smith: 10-8.
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 TUF 16 Welterweight Quarter-Finals
Episode 3- September 28, 2012: Joey Rivera def. Sam Alvey via majority decision (20-18, 20-18, 19-19) to advance to TUF 16 Welterweight Quarter-Finals
Episode 4- October 5, 2012- Bristol Marunde def. Julian Lane via unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18) to advance to TUF 16 Welterweight Quarter-Finals
Episode 5- October 12, 2012– Igor Araujo def. Nic Herron-Webb via majority decision (19-18, 19-18, 19-19) to advance to TUF 16 Welterweight Quarter-Finals
Episode 6- October 19, 2012- Colton Smith def. Eddy Ellis via majority decision (19-18, 19-18, 19-19) to advance to TUF 16 Welterweight Quarter-Finals
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), Joey Rivera (7-1, Team Nelson), Bristol Marunde (15-7, Team Carwin), Igor Araujo (22-6, Team Carwin), Colton Smith (3-1, Team Nelson), TBD, TBD, TBD
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