There was another exciting evening of fights at the historic Military Base of Camp Pendleton on Saturday night. The show featured some of today’s hottest rising MMA stars like Sean Loeffler, Rich Power, and Joe Barras. In early action, Gladiator Challenge hosted two exciting grappling matches and a very entertaining pancration bout. All but one ended in a submission.
The fight card was loaded with action packed fights that included two amazing knockouts, four slick submissions and three hard fought TKO’s. In the main event Sean “The Destroyer” Loeffler took on the always game Marquis McKnight. Loffler made quick work of his opponent by scoring a knockout in just: 07 of Round number one.
And now for the full line-up of results:
Bout #1 Stephen Edwards and Jesse Cordes fought to a draw.
Bout #2 Dave Torres defeated the always tough Joey Pacheco via Arm bar at 2:44 of Round 1
Bout #3 Ryan Radwanski defeated Miguelito Marti via Arm Bar at 3:00 of Round 1.
Bout #4 Shawn Stallings defeated Pat Maudy via Unanimous Decision
Bout #5 Eric Radwanski defeated Charles Gardner via Split Decision
Bout #6 Reve Forg defeated David Scott via KO in 0:16 of Round 3.
Bout #7 Gary Murphy defeated Garret Stanlick via Split Decision
Bout #8 Joe Barras defeated Joey More via TKO in 1:25 of Round 1.
Bout #9 Shane Krutchenson defeated Joey Nier via TKO in 1:50 of Round 1.
Bout #10 Rich Power defeated Matt Anderson via TKO at 0:51 of Round 1.
Bout #11 Brandon Collins defeated Justin Hudnal via Unanimous Decision
Bout #12 Jake Mapes defeated Joey Apodaca via Tap out in Round 1
Bout #13 Everett Cummings defeated Mike Trondle via Submission at 1:31 of Round 2.
Bout #14 Sean Loeffler wasted no time as he defeated Marquis McKnight via KO at :07 of Round 1.
Next up is “Mega Stars,” at the world class Thunder Valley Casino Resort, now scheduled for Sunday, December 11th. This is a match made in heaven, as one of the hottest casinos in all of California has partnered with the pioneers of the sport. This electrifying night of fights will feature a mix of Gladiator Challenge’s top fighters, including several title holders. Fight fans will not want to miss this history-making night of fights!
“Mega Stars” will showcase some of the best competitors Gladiator Challenge has to offer with four World title bouts on the line. In the Main event Don “The Predator” Frye will be taking on the always tough “Mad” Mike Gonzalez for the Light Heavyweight Title. Jeff Morris will be battling Justin Baseman for the Welterweight World Title, and Rob “The Caveman” Jackson will take on Josh Appelt for the Heavyweight belt in a bout that’s sure to end in a knockout. This card will also feature a Super Fight bout between Chris Wood and Cal Worsham.
The Thunder Valley Casino is located at 1200 Athens Avenue in Lincoln, CA. For more info please visit thundervalleyresort.com. Doors will open at 2:00 p.m., with the first fight scheduled to go at 3 p.m. Tickets will be available through the Virtual Box Office at http://gc.vbotickets.com/. More information will be announced soon.
Rob “Caveman” Jackson (5-1) recently defended the Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight belt with a victory over the very tough Deutsch Pu’u. The battle ended with “The Caveman” scoring a TKO in round number one. Jackson has won five of his six fights. After shocking the California fight scene and defending his heavyweight belt, he’s looking to do it again.
Also on the card is MMA legend and pioneer Don “The Predator” Frye. The winner of UFC 8 in 1996, Frye has carved out his place in the annals of MMA. This NCAA Division I wrestler was trained by fellow fight legend Dan “The Beast” Severn. En route to winning UFC 8, Frye set the record (since broken) for fastest knockout in UFC history at eight seconds.
“The Predator”, one of the first fighters to be “cross-trained,” holds a black belt in judo, and has pro boxing and kickboxing experience. After facing such notables as Gary Goodridge, Mark Coleman, Tank Abbott, Gilbert Yvel, Ken Shamrock, Hidehiko Yoshida, Ruben Villareal, and Dave Herman, his MMA record is 20-8-1-1.