Great match ups and great competitive amateurs bouts last night in Akron at the NAAFS combat challenge 25. Starting the action, 135 lbs division Seth Shaffer shows his technical skills winning all three rounds over game opponent Ray GIllies. Next up good prospect from rising dragon Hassan Crutcher coming up short in a grueling battle with gritty Cody Tominack who enters the 185 lbs finals.
One of the impressing displays of technical skills comes from the Ronin training center Nick Foxhuber as he surgically picked apart tough Fadi Shuman and taking out his opponent in the 2nd to advance to the finals.
Jeff Hughes utilized some good boxing skills and accurate sharp jab along with good ground skills to pull off the second round submission via rear naked choke over undefeated James Bunn and advances in the 265 lbs division.
Josh Krizan takes out Caleb Fickert with a strong wrestling game and pretty throws keeping the fight on the ground and advancing in the 170lbs division in an unanimous decision.
Very interesting match up with Jerrell Hodge taking on Cheyne Jenkins in a close battle till the “Thunder cat” seals the deal with a 2nd round submission and Hodge advancing in the 145lbs division.
Next up, home town favorite and MMA’s “Dream Killer” JT MIller dismantles his Canadian opponent with a blistering right hand and momentarily separates Cory Bresson from consciousness and going on to implement the ground and pound stopping his opponent and advancing to the 185lbs division finals.
Nick Browne taking on tough Izzy William shows intelligent fight strategy keeping William off his feet and on his back grinding out a good decision and advancing in the 155lbs division.
The nights main event and TRUassassin “Fight of the Night” comes with RJ Buck from the Strongstyle Fight Team taking on Rising Dragon’s undefeated Tobias Taylor. This interesting match up gave the fight fans what they pay to see, back and forth action with Buck getting rocked a few times to only come back to pull off a 3 rd round submission via armbar.
Finals match ups:
Seth Shaffer vs
Cody Tominack vs JT Miller 185
Nick Foxhuber vs Nick Browne 155
Jeff Hughes vs. 265
Josh Krizan vs. 170
Jerrell Hodge vs RJ Buck. 145
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