Weekend in Fights! February 16th-18th

This Weekend in Fights! (February 18th) was another filled with UFC veterans, yet no UFC. The Superior Cage Combat feature multiple UFC veterans on one card, including Jay Silva, Kendall Grove, Jamie Yager, Justin Buchholz, and John Gunderson. Both Yoshihiro Maeda and Akihiro Gono fought on Deep 57. Former STRIKEFORCE Heavyweight competitor Brett Rogers was in action in his home state of Michigan. MMAJunkie.com aired Cage Warriors Fighting Championship, and although not a superstar, Roy Boughton a man who had two impressive victories for W-1 picked up a victory in the Philippines. On the Boxing side of things Vitali Klitschko was in action.
The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada played host of Superior Cage Combat’s fourth event on Thursday night. The event was headlined by two UFC veterans in Jay Silva (8-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC) versus former TUF Season 2 winner Kendall Grove (14-10MMA, 8-5 UFC). Silva took home the “W” when he choked out Grove with an arm triangle in under two minutes of the second round. John Gunderson (33-12 MMA, 1-2 UFC) won his second fight for SCC when he submitted TUF Alumni Justin Buchholz (12-7 MMA, 1-4 UFC  with a Kimura mid way through the final frame of their bout, snapping Buchholz two fighting winning streak for SCC. Another TUF Alumni Jamie Yager (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) made his SCC debut with a hard fought unanimous decision victory over Danny Davis Jr. (6-6 MMA, 0-1 SF) . (Full Superior Cage Combat event results below.)
Deep 57 Impact took place at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday with Pride, Dream and WEC veteran Yoshihiro Maeda (29-11) snap a two fight losing skid by submitting Takafumi Ostuka (12-10) with a rear naked choke in the second round. Now fighting at Lightweight, former UFC Welterweight competitor Akihiro Gono (32-17 MMA,1-2 UFC) suffered yet another loss via decision against Daisuke Nakamura (25-13). With this loss Gono is riding a two fight losing skid, while Nakamura improves 2-0 in his last two outings. (Full Deep 57 – Impact event results below.)
United Kingdom based Cage Warriors Fighting Championship held their 45th main card event on Saturday at the HMV Forum in London, England broadcasting on Facebook and MMAJunkie.com. The event was headlined by a heavyweight bout pitting Bobby  Brents (11-2) against Rogent Lloret (11-2) in a one round affair with Brents picking up the “W” via submission, with an arm-triangle choke with 19 seconds remaining. Irish fighter, Chris Fields advanced into the promotions Middleweight tournament semi-finals with a TKO victory over Jack Mason in 50 seconds. Fields will now meet John Phillips (14-4) to advance to the finals for the crowning of vacant CWFC Middleweight title. (Full CWFC 45 event results below.)
Pacific Xtreme Combat held their 29th event at the Ynares Sports Center, in the Philippines with “The Filipino Wrecking Machine” Mark Munoz in attendance. The event was headlined with the PXC Flyweight championship on the line, as  Ale Cali defeated the champion Jesse Taitano to claim the title with TKO due to referee stoppage in the third round. Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu product Roy Boughton (8-2) picked up a unanimous decision victory over Llima Maiava on the card. Canadian MMA fans might remember the Light Heavyweight for his notable victories for W-1, when he defeated then touted prospect Misha Cirkunov and brother of Shogun, Murillo Rua while under the banner. (Full PXC 29 event results below.)
Donofiro Entertainment’s Impact Fight League presented their 45 event dubbed “My Bloody Valentine” at The Palace in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with a main event of Brett Rogers versus Todd Allee. The former STRIKEFORCE Heavyweight got an early take down, and began pounding Allee, but after several illegal punches to the back pf the head, Allee was unable to continue and picked up the victory via disqualification. With this loss Rogers is now 0-3 in his last three outings. (Full IFL 45 – My Bloody Valentine event results below.)
WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KOs) defeated Dereck Chisora (15-3, 9 KOs) on Saturday night at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany. Before the bout even began, Chisora spit in the face Wladimir Klitscko face during the introductions due to a refusal of multiple rematches. Klitschko ruptured a ligament  during the bout, disabling him to secure a  knockout victory. A brawl broke out during the post fight press conference, between Dereck Chisora and Heavyweight boxer David Haye, which lead to the arrest of Chisora and  his trainer Don Charles  at Munich Airport. Munich Police are still looking for Haye who didn’t return to his hotel, nor did he catch his schedule flight. (Full Klitschko vs. Dereck Chisora event results below.)
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MMA
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Thursday Night Fights:
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SCC 4: Grove vs. Silva results:
Jay Silva def. Kendall Grove via Technical Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) -1.52-Round 2
John Gunderson def. Justin Buchholz via Submission (Kimura) 2:34-Round 3
Jamie Yager def. Danny Davis Jr. via Unanimous Decision
Pablo Goncalves Silva def. Dominique Robinson via Unanimous Decision
Brandon Bender def. Marlin Weikel via Submission (Triangle Choke)-2:30-Round 3
Walter Harris def. Anthony Hamilton via KO (Punch) -1:15-Round 1
Jimmy Jones def. Joao Victor via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) -3:49-Round 3
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Saturday Night Fights:
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Deep 57 -Impact results:
Mizuto Hirota def. Seicho Ikemoto via Unanimous Decision
Levan Razmadze def. Ryuta Noji via Submission (Arm Bar) -3:16-Round 1
Kazunori Yokota def. Hideki Kadowaki via Unanimous Decision
Yoshihiro Maeda def. Takafumi Ostuka via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) -3:13-Round 1
Amanda Lucas def. Yumiko Hotta via Submission (Keylock) -2:16-Round 3
Daisuke Nakamura def. Akihiro Gono via Unanimous Decision
Shoji Maruyama def. Tatsunao Nagakura via Unanimous Decision
Daiki Hata def. Yusaku Nakamura via TKO (Punches) -3:57-Round 1
Makoto Kamaya def. Katsuya Toida via TKO (Punches) -1:13-Round 1
Hirohide Fujinuma def. Seigo Mizuguchi via KO (Punches) -1:20-Round 1
Yoshitomo Watanabe def. Naoki Samukawa Majority Decision
Hiromitsu Kanehara vs. Daijiro Matsui Majority Draw
Masato Kobayashi def. Tatsuyuki Nakamura via KO (Punches) -0:09-Round 1
Yuki Niimura def. Bernard Ackah via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) -3:35-Round 1
Shun Yoshioka def. Yosuke Ebihara via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) -1:07-Round 2
Hikaru Hasumi def. Tatsuya Tomozane via Majority Decision
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Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 45 -Brents vs. Lloret results:
Bobby Brents def. Rogent Lloret via (submission) arm-triangle choke – Round 1, 4:41
James “J.P.” Reese def. Brad Wheeler via unanimous decision
Chris Fields def. Jack Mason via TKO (kick and punches) – Round 1, 0:50 (middleweight-tourney opening round)
Conor McGregor def. Steve O’Keeffe via knockout (elbows) – Round 1, 1:33
Dave Keeley def. Eddy Bengtsson via TKO (elbows) – Round 1, 4:40
Brett Sizeland def. Brett Bassett via TKO (cut) – Round 2, 1:47
Jacek Toczydlowski def. Shah Hussain via unanimous decision
Charlie Watts def. Chad Brown via submission (punches) – Round 2, 2:12
Ben Hajir def. Michael Jones via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 3:06
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Impact Fight League 45 – My Bloody Valentine results:
Todd Allee def. Brett Rogers via DQ (Punches to the back of the Head) – 1:18-Round 1
Amir Khillah def. Dominic O’Grady via Unanimous Decision
Marcus Reynolds def. Jorge Sarat via KO (Punches) – 1:04-Round 1
Dequan Townsend def. Andy Hahn via Split Decision
Tory Bogguess def. Eric Moon via Submission who latched on a (Guillotine) -0:43-Round 1
(No other results found)
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Pacific Xtreme Combat 29 results:
Ale Cali def. Jesse Taitano via TKO (Punches) – Round 3*(New PXC Flyweight Champion)
Harris Sarmiento def. Raja Shippen via TKO (Punches) -Round 1*
Crisanto Pitpitunge def. Victor Galdon via Unanimous Decision
Ryan Bigler def. Dorian Price via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) – Round 1*
Roy Boughton def. Llima Maiava via Unanimous Decision
Jay Tenorio def. Carlo Astudillo via Submission (Guillotine) -1:05-Round 2
Troy Bantiag def. Michael Regalado via Unanimous Decision
Glen Ranillo def. Jerry Legaspi via Submission (Arm Bar) *
Eugene Toquero def. Ricky Lucena via TKO*
(*Time and/or Round results unavailable for certain bouts)
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Boxing
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Vitali Klitschko vs. Dereck Chisora-Showdown in Munchen- results:
WBC Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko def. Dereck Chisora via Unanimous Decision (118-110, 118-110, 119-111 -12 Round Bout) (successfully defended his WBC belt)
NABF Heavyweight Champion Johnathon Banks def. Nicolai Firtha via Unanimous Decision (120-108, 119-109, 119-109 – 12 Round Bout) (successfully defended his NABF belt)
Serhiy Fedchenko def.  Laszlo Fazekas Unanimous Decision (8 Round Bout)
 

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