Mass Destruction XVIII -
by Rick from MASSMMA
Fight 1 - Muy Thai Match
Michael Gamache (Elite Martial Arts) vs. Andres
Though Michael was introduced first, Andres entered the ring first. After the traditional Muy Thai Ceremonies, the match is underway. Mike is boxing mostly, and he’s throwing wild punches. Andres lands some great leg kicks followed by a series of good knees before he throws Mike to the mat. Andres lands about 20 knees to the mid section, disengages, and lands a great head kick that floors Gamache. The round ends shortly after he gets up.
Mike again comes in hard with punches, and throws a head kick that grazes Andres. He attempts another head kick, but slips and falls. They clinch, and Andres lands knee after knee. Mike’s mid section is red from the knees he keeps taking. After a brief exchange, the round ends.
Mike runs right in with punches, and Andres absorbs them, and clinches, and throws more knees. He’s now kneeing the legs as well. Mike lands a few good punches only to be clinched and kneed again. Andres lands a bunch more knees as time expires.
Fight 2 - Rob Larose (Strikezone) vs. Dan Cole (
Rob has a big height advantage. They quickly clinch as the match starts. As they break apart, big punches are throw by both with nothing serious landing. Rob attempts a judo throw, but ends up on his back. They scramble, and are clinched standing again. Dan takes Rob down, and is working a strong ground and pound. He’s landing some pitter patter to the stomach. Rob seems to hate being on his back. Rob attempts a triangle, but Dan passes to side mount, but they are tangled in the ropes. They are stood up for being in the ropes, and the round ends shortly after.
As the round starts Dan looks tired. Dan again clinches, and sweeps Rob’s feet out from under him. Dan is now side mounted and landing knees to the midsection. Rob establishes guard and is landing punches from the bottom. Rob’s arms are much longer, and Dan can’t get close enough to hit him. Dan is bleeding slightly from the nose. They are both throwing punches, and both are now bleeding a little. They are stood up for lack of action. Rob lands a couple hard shots, then clinches and holds on as time expires.
Winner: Dan Cole-unanimous decision
Fight 3 - Robert McMasters (
Dan lands a good leg kick, and Rob responds with one of his own. Now they are both throwing bombs. Dan shoots but Rob sprawls and punches. Rob however gets the takedown, but they are up very soon. Rob is throwing a ton of punches wit a ton of power on them. Rob has a cut over his eye, and they stop to let the doc look at it. Rob looked a bit gassed, so this break may work to his advantage. They restart the action and they come out swinging! Rob drops him with a punch, and they scramble back to their feet. During the exchange the cut opens up again, and the fight is stopped.
Winner: Dan Ferrer-referee stoppage
Fight 4 - Steve Montinari (Strikezone) vs. Anthony McDonald (
They flurry into the clinch, and Steve is working for a trip. Anthony slaps on a tight standing guillotine, jumps guard and ends the fight.
Winner: Anthony McDonald-submission
Fight 5 - Mark Raposa (Boneyard) vs. Rich Attonito (
Rich lands a looping punch and clinches. Rich gets a clean takedown, and stuffs Mark’s arm under his back and starts to bang away. Rich passes to side mount. He’s working a controlled game. They scramble but end up in the same position. Rich lands some very hard shots as the round ends, and Mark stays down and before the doctor makes a recommendation, the referee stops the fight. Mark jumps back to his feet in protest.
Winner:Rich Attonito-referee stoppage