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Saturday, Jan 24, 2004

J-sect’s Eastman, Pele Victorious In First Florida King Of The Cage

Seth Petruzelli choking Dan Severn
J-Sect’s Eastman, Pele victorious in first Florida King of The Cage
Held January 24, 2004 – Sunrise, Florida
Report and photos by Keith Mills

Sunrise, FL — It was a night of decisions as eight of thirteen fights ended in the judges’ hands in King Of The Cage’s first show in Florida.

Marvin Eastman kicking Vernon White
Eastman kicking White

Heavily favored American Top Team went 2-1 for the night while the real winners were J-Sect Academy going 2-0 in two of three main events.

The surprise of the night was Seth Petruzelli defeating Dan Severn, partly due to a powerful first round in which he actually got Dan’s back. Eastman played arguably the most technical fight in his rematch against Vernon "Tiger" White while Jorge Santiago had the crowd cheering loudly in what was the most exciting fight of the night.

Even with the cancellation of both the John Alessio and Erica Montoya fights, this card can only be viewed as a successful first run in the rapidly expanding Florida scene. Look for a full report in the next issue of Full Contact Fighter.

  • Danny Byrket def. Joe Cevantes by majority decision
  • Stu Hasselmeyer def. George Crawford by unanimous decision
  • Brent Carrawy def. Roger Krahl by majority decision
  • Roy Singer def. Wilson Gouveia 3:55 R2 by TKO
  • Marcel Fereira def. Charles McCarthy by majority decision
  • Crafton Wallace def. Mike Quinian 3:13 R1 by guillotine choke
  • Todd Carney def. Jorge Pereira 1:31 R1 by TKO
  • Jake Short def. Scott Bills by unanimous decision
  • Manny Reyes def. Eric Obrien by unanimous decision
  • Jorge Santiago def. John Cronk 0:54 R2 by armbar
  • Seth Petruzelli def. Dan Severn by unanimous decision
  • Eric Pele def. Travis Fulton 1:35 R1 by TKO (verbal submission/corner stoppage)
  • Marvin Eastman def. Vernon White by unanimous decision

Ring Of Honor 2
Held January 24, 2004
Campbell High School Gym, Ewa Beach, Hawaii
By Chris Onzuka

ROH 2 consisted mostly of kickboxing matches, spiced up with five MMA matches. The crowd was filled with friends and families of the fighters, but it is steadily growing with each event. The action shown by most of the matches were fast paced. Fighters from smaller schools are getting much needed experience and you can see that their skills are growing with every fight. They are also being matched up with fighters of similar skill, making for even fights and good exchanges. Some of the highlights were the Piko-Oasay fight, where both fighters were unloading on each other for most of the fight until Piko landed an accidental low blow. That incident changed the direction of the fight and soon after, Piko was able to finish off Oasay. MMA fighter Jim Kikuchi stepped in for an injured teammate and had some great exchanges with Peter Kahananui before Kikuchi landed the blow that ended the match. Promoter Kai Kamaka’s youngest son returned to the ring and had a great battle with another tough pint-sized warrior who shared the same name, Triston. The event was capped off by veterans from the 808 Fight Factory; Harris Sarmiento and Ron Jhun. Sarmiento just came off of a decision victory over Rob McCullough in WEC, but tonight it would be a kickboxing match against Alvin Ulip. Unfortunately, this match ended quickly due to Ulip injuring his knee. Ron Jhun took on Texan Andrew Chappelle in a MMA match in the main event. Chappelle showed good guard recovery, but Jhun controlled the whole match and pounded Chappelle for all three rounds on his way to a unanimous decision.

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X :45 seconds
Shawn Ahlo (Academia Casca Grossa de Jiu-Jitsu) def. Kawai Abregano (Ewa Beach Fight Club)
TKO via referee stoppage in R1.

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Landen Bentogino (808 Fight Factory) vs. Hans Lee (Animal House)

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Tristin Kamaka (808 Fight Factory) vs. Triston Prebra (Ewa Beach Fight Club)

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Teddy Piko (808 Fight Factory) def. Ryan Oasay (House of Pain )
TKO via verbal submission in R3.

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Jim Kikuchi (808 Fight Factory) def. Peter Kahananui (Ewa Beach Fight Club)
KO in R2.

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Kaniala Stanton (Ewa Beach Fight Club) vs. Nick Corriera (Makakilo)

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Daniel Devers (Freelance) def. Allan Ulip (Animal House)
Unanimous decision [(30-28), (28-26), (29-24)] after 3 rounds.

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Ben Rodrigues (Hawaii Self Defense) def. Royce Akiona (House of Pain)
TKO via referee stoppage in R3.

MMA – 2 Rounds X 3:00 minutes
Kevin Delima (Bulls Pen) def. Ivan Jennings (808 Fight Factory)
Submission via rear-naked choke in R1.

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Bryson "The Kid" Monterdre (808 Fight Factory) def. Shelton Gurerro (House of Pain)
TKO due to Guererro not coming out for R3.

MMA – 2 Rounds X 3:00 minutes
Gerald "G-Money" Arevalo (808 Fight Factory) def. Ikaika Silva (Animal House)
TKO, Silva could not return for R2 due to injury.

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Jr. Yacap (808 Fight Factory) def. Josh Baker (House of Pain)
Unanimous decision [(29-26), (29-27), (29-27)] after 3 rounds.

MMA – 2 Rounds X 3:00minutes
Alex Steverson (Freelance) drew Ryan Baqui (Kodenkan)
Draw [(59-59), (59-59), (58-58)] after 2 rounds.

Kickboxing – 3 Rounds X 1:00 minute
Harris Sarmiento (808 Fight Factory) def. Alvin Ulip (Animal House)
TKO in R1 due to knee injury.

MMA – 3 Rounds X 5:00 minutes
Ron "Machine Gun " Jhun (808 Fight Factory) def. Andrew Chappelle (Texas Powerhouse)
Unanimous decision [(90-84), (90-87), (90-85)] after 3 rounds.

posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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