FitCon Fight Night 3 Results & Photographs
UTAH (Sat, April 22, 2017)– FitCon hosted its third annual Fight Night, showcasing local amateur and professional mma fighters. Each fight did not fail to disappoint as all the fighters left it all in the cage.
Amateur Heavyweight (265lbs)
Brent Peterson vs. Ping Moli
Round 1. Both fighters connected with wild punches with Moli getting the upper hand and cutting Peterson early on and Peterson scoring a takedown at the end of the round.
Round 2. Neither fighters doing too much as they were both visibly gassed but with Peterson with a takedown near the end of the round.
Round 3. Both fighters exhausted. Neither fighter landing too many punches.
Winner unanimous decision (30-27) Brent Peterson.
Amateur Lightweight (155 lbs)
Eli Christansen vs. Mark Chavez
Round 1. Chavez controlling the round with his takedowns. Eli scored a takedown, but Chavez reversed and stayed in half guard for the rest of the round
Round 2. Chavez took the fight to the ground early with a judo throw and kept it on the ground for the rest of the round with his grappling.
Round 3. Chavez with another early takedown and threw some nasty punches from full mount and the back.
Winner by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27) Mark Chavez.
Amateur Welterweight (170 lbs)
Spencer Olson vs. Nino Genao
Round 1. Nino comes out aggressive early pushing Olson to the cage and getting the early TKO stoppage.
Winner by round 1 TKO (0:45) Nino Genao.
Amateur Middleweight (185 lbs)
Eric Munoz vs. Scott Foster
Round 1. Munoz gets the early takedown but Foster reverses it to full mount and gets the submission victory.
Winner by round 1 Submission by Americana (1:11) Scott Foster.
Amateur Flyweight (125 lbs)
Angelo Trujillo vs. Justus Minardi
Round 1. Angelo scored two takedowns but Justus reversed them both times and controlled the round with his striking.
Round 2. Angelo went for another takedown but got his back taken and nearly submitted at the end of the round.
Round 3. Justus with the early takedown, taking Angelo’s back and getting the submission.
Winner by round 3 submission by rear naked choke (2:00) Justus Minardi.
Women’s amateur catch weight (175 lbs)
Jessica Kruger vs. Xasha Lopez
Round 1. Jessica aggressive early on, landing several combos and Lopez there to counter. Jessica scores a takedown near the end of the round.
Round 2. Both fighters kept it standing and Lopez going for a takedown but Jessica moves out-of-the-way.
Round 3. Lopez with a takedown and both fighters reversing each other several times on the ground with Jessica getting the advantage.
Winner by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) Jessica Kruger.
Amateur Featherweight (145 lbs)
David Maggio vs. Hunter Azure
Round 1. Hunter winning the round with his striking and getting a takedown and taking David’s back.
Round 2. David gets hit with a combo that drops him and can’t recover from the strikes.
Winner by round 2 TKO (2:17) Hunter Azure
Professional Flyweight (125 lbs)
Nick Burgos vs Gabe Pelayo
Round 1. Nick kept the fight on the ground and landed a few shots but neither fighter doing anything significant.
Round 2. About the same as the first, but with Gabe going for two sub attempts off his back.
Round 3. The last round seen both fighters keep it standing with Nick going for two takedowns but never getting them.
Winner by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) Nick Burgos
Professional Lightweight (155 lbs)
Daniel Ruiz vs. Josh Tyler
Round 1. Josh gets the takedown a little over halfway through the round. Takes Ruiz’s back and gets the submission
Winner by round 1 submission by rear naked choke. (4:58) Josh Tyler.
Recap/Photos by: Michael Dukes
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