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Friday, May 21, 2004

K-1 Mma Championship Romanex

K-1 MMA Championship ROMANEX
Held May 22, 2004
Saitama Super Arena

  • Gladiator def. Antoni Hardonk by unanimous decision
  • Blue Wolf def. Tom Howard by TKO 4:44 into R2, corner threw in towel
  • Lyoto def. Sam Greco by split decision
  • Gary Goodridge def. The Predator by KO (strikes) 1:22 into R1
  • Josh Barnett def. Rene Rooze by KO (strikes) 2:15 into R1
  • Genki Sudo def. Royler Gracie by KO (strikes) 3:40 into R1
  • BJ Penn def. Duane Ludwig by submission (choke) 1:45 into R1
  • Don Frye vs. Yoshihiro Nakao stopped in R1 due to cut over Frye’s right eye; ruled no contest
  • Shinsuke Nakamura def. Alexey Ignashov by submission (choke) 1:51 into R2
  • Kazuyuki Fujita def. Bob Sapp by submission (strikes) 2:15 into R1

WEC X Results:
Melendez, Parisyan shine in the desert
Held May 21, 2004
The Palace Indian Gaming Center – Lemoore, CA
Report and photos by Keith Mills

Karo Parisyan trying to choke Shonie Carter
Parisyan trying to choke Carter

The theme for the night at WEC X was change and progress. A disappointing cancellation of both the Middleweight title fight of Chris Leben vs. Steve Heath and the Chris Lytle vs. J.T. Taylor fights couldn’t even dampen the crowd’s appreciation, as most of them came to see local heroes Olaf Alfonso, Poppies Martinez, and Doug Marshal. There was a lot of belt news, probably the biggest of which was Shonie Carter losing the Welterweight belt when Karo Parisyan pulled a page from Shonie’s own playbook of decisions seemingly based mostly on takedowns. Gilbert Melendez, Cesar Gracie’s most recent up-and-comer, controlled Olaf Alfonso throughout their bout with a dominating performance to nab himself the vacant Lightweight belt. Mike Serr surprised many when he took the vacant Heavyweight Superfight belt in the main event over Rafael Real with a 1st round TKO. Finally Doug Marshal took the Heavyweight belt with an armbar early in the evening.

Look for a full report in the June issue of Full Contact Fighter.

Gilbert Melendez slamming Olaf Alfonso
Melendez slamming Alfonso
  • Steve Ramerez def. Chino Esparza 0:47 R1 by rear choke
  • Lavar Johnson def. Levi Thronbrue 2:32 R1 by TKO
  • Richard Montoya def. Bill Coffman 0:47 R1 by TKO
  • Amir Rahnavardi def. Kengo Ura by TKO between rounds 1 & 2
  • Doug Marshal def. Anthony Aria 0:22 R1 by armbar
  • Bert Bergmark def. Daisuke Ishii 4:49 R1 by TKO
  • Poppies Martinez def. Gabriel Cruz 0:30 R1 by submission to strikes
  • Ryan Schultz def. Gil Castillo by split decision (3 rounds)
  • Alex Stiebling def. Tim McKenzie 2:25 R2 by arm triangle
  • Gilbert Melendez def. Olaf Alfonso 4:54 R3 by TKO
  • Karo Parisyan def. Shonie Carter by unanimous decision
  • Mike Serr def. Rafael Real 2:19 R1 by TKO

EVT 3 "Inferno" results:
Team Quest goes to Denmark as MMA continues to spread in Scandinavia!
By Eduardo Alonso

The effort to make our sport grow in the Nordic European countries continues, as European Vale Tudo goes to its third edition emphasizing on the international appeal, having fighters from numerous countries, and giving chance to young fighters to continue to develop their careers. After two very successful editions, the first in Denmark counting with Guy Mezger on the card, and the second one in Sweden featuring more Lions Den fighters, EVT returned to Denmark again on May 22nd, this time bringing Team Quest for the first time in the young promotion history adding some spice to a card that featured fighters from nine different countries.

The relationship between Team Quest and Scandinavia has been growing a lot during the past years, as Randy Couture himself already went to the region to teach seminars a number of times, leading the naturally open doors at the biggest MMA promotion in the area. Young fighters Chris Wilson and Dennis Davis represented Team Quest in the show and both did well under the circumstances. Dennis fought a very experienced fighter in Thomas Hytten and managed to win by submission, while Chris was controlling most of the action when he accidentally hit Stale Nyang in the eye with a kick, making it impossible for the Norwegian fighter to continue. At first the American was considered the winner, but after further review the result was changed to a no contest. Another USA native fighter, although currently living in the UK, Pierre Guillet didn’t give his opponent a chance as he secured a triangle choke in less than a minute, with the fastest submission of the night. Another stand out in the show was German hot prospect Daniel Weichel. Weichel was undefeated until he got surprised at the last EVT show losing a decision to Mattias Awad, but the Shooto Japan veteran came back strong to redeem himself and dominated both the stand up action and ground work to score his first win in European Vale Tudo, against Brittish fighter Gaz Roriston. Nordic fighters Tchadar Pavlov and John Oskar Hammer also continued their streak at EVT, winning their fights in a solid effort. Here are the full results of the show:

  • Tchavdar Pavlov (Sweden) def. Gjermund Larsen (Norway) by TKO in R1
  • Sonny Malmkvist Nielsen (Denmark) def. Alex Wiebe (Germany) by TKO in R2
  • Jose Enrique Ramos (Spain) def. Anders Eriksson (Sweden) by split decision
  • Tim Vinther (Denmark) def. Marc Wisniewski (Germany) by TKO in R1
  • John Oskar Hammer (Norway) def. Xavier Foupa-Pokam (France) by rear choke in R2
  • Daniel Weichel (Germany) def. Gaz Roriston by key lock in R2
  • Kenneth Rosfort (Denmark) def. Rauf Omar (Germany) by armbar in R3
  • Stale Nyang (Norway) vs. Chris Wilson (USA) – Declared a No Contest
  • Dennis Davis (USA) def. Thomas Hytten (Norway) by guillotine choke in R2
  • Lars Besand (Denmark) def. Bernardo Serrini (Italy) by unanimous decision
  • Pierre Guillet (USA) def. Julian Gonzalez (Spain) by triangle choke in R1

posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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