Complete BRACE 43 Result: BJ Bland Gets Past Renan Secco In The Main Event & Plenty Of New Zealand's Best Step Into The Cage

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BJ Bland def. Renan Secco by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Scott MacGregor def. Joshua Henderson by TKO via strikes (0:36, R1)

Shane Young def. Siitia Letti by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Pumau Campbell def. Taniera Terry by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Cole Davids def. Jo Van Duin by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Selby Devereux def. Iain Blade by KO via punch (0:48, R2)

Chris O’Donoghue def. Ereura Piwari by TKO via strikes (2:04, R2)

Sam Holdaway def. Lachlan Eckert by submission via rear naked choke (3:32, R1)


Full Round By Round Recap

Selby Devereux vs. Iain Blade

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few leg kicks, Devereux then hits Blade with a kick to the midsection. Blade starts attacking Devereux with some punching cmbinations, Blade scores a takedown on a kicking Devereux. Devereux scrambles to his feet and Blade holds him against the cage wall, the fighters break away from each other and they exchange more leg kicks. Devereux lands another kick to the rib cage of Blade, Blade again holds Devereux up against the cage wall before nailing him with a spinning back fist. Devereux recovers to kick Blade in the midsection again, Devereux backs up Blade with a front kick and a straight right. Devereux then hits and rocks a kicking Blade with a counter right, Devereux follows that up by nailing Blade with a knee strike to the head. Blade holds Devereux against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Devereux

Round Two: The round begins with Devereux attacking Blade with some leg kicks, Devereux then cracks Blade with a push kick to the midsection. Devereux droops Blade with a straight right and the referee immediately jumps in to stop the fight.

Official Result: Selby Devereux def. Iain Blade by KO via punch (0:48, R2)

Lachlan Eckert vs. Sam Holdaway

Round One: The round begins with Eckert scoring a takedown on Holdaway, Holdaway quickly sweeps to get top position on Eckert. Holdaway starts attacking Eckert with ground and pound, Holdaway gains back control on Eckert while landing more strikes. Eckert briefly gets to his feet and Holdaway drags him back to the ground, Holdaway attacks a scrambling Eckert with more ground and pound. Holdaway transitions to back control on Eckert, Holdaway locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Sam Holdaway def. Lachlan Eckert by submission via rear naked choke (3:32, R1)

Jo Van Duin vs. Cole Davids

Round One: The round begins with Davids peppering Van Duin with a few jabs, Van Duin starts catching Davids with some leg kicks. Davids responds by nailing Van Duin with a knee strike to the midsection, Van Duin eats a right to the midsection after delivering more leg kicks. Van Duin catches Davids with a few rights to the face, Van Duin eats a few strikes as he nails Davids with more rights. Van Duin looks to catch a striking Davids with counter rights, Davids cracks Van Duin with another knee strike to the midsection. Davids lands a three strike combo before scoring a takedown on Van Duin, Davids goes for the kimura as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davids

Round Two: The round begins with Davids jabbing away at Van Duin, Davids then catches Van Duin with a knee strike to the midsection. Davids also goes back to attacking Van Duin with leg kicks, Van Duin is again trying to catch Davids with a counter strike. Van Duin charges forward at Davids while throwing a punching combination, Davids scores a takedown on Van Duin and he holds him in the kneeling position. Van Duin gets back to his feet with Davids holding onto him, Davids lands another knee strike on Van Duin before scoring another takedown. Davids holds Van Dui noon the ground while landing multiple knee strikes to his midsection, Davids gains back control on Van Duin while landing ground and pound. Davids transitions to the full mount while landing a ton of strikes on Van Duin, Davids rolls for the arm bar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Davids (Overall Score: 20-17 for Davids)

Round Three: The round begins with Davids peppering Van Duin with a series of jabs, Van Duin charges at Davids while landing a punching combination. Van Duin scores a takedown on Davids and he attacks him with a plethora of elbow strikes when they hit the ground, Davids eventually traps Van Duin in his full guard while landing strikes from his back. Davids starts going for the kimura submission and Van Duin escapes each time to maintain top position, Davids catches Van Duin in a triangle choke and he also attacks him with a plethora of elbow strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davids (Overall Score: 30-26 for Davids)

Official Result: Cole Davids def. Jo Van Duin by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Chris O’Donoghue vs. Ereura Piwari

Round One: The round begins with Piwari attacking O’Donoghue with a two punch combination, O’Donoghue also starts nailing Piwari with leg kicks. O’Donoghue rocks Piwari with a two punch combination that is followed by a head kick, Piwari holds O’Donoghue against the cage wall. Piwari briefly puts O’Donoghue on the ground, O’Donoghue holds Piwari against the fence while landing the occasional knee strike. O’Donoghue scores a takedown on Piwari and he gets the half guard, O’Donoghue starts hitting Piwari with some ground and pound. O’Donoghue postures up before attacking Piwari with more ground and pound, O’Donoghue transitions to the half guard on Piwari. O’Donoghue gains the full mount and he nails Piwari with a ton of strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for O’Donoghue

Round Two: The round begins with O’Donoghue attacking Piwari with some leg kicks, O’Donoghue backs Piwari into the cage wall while landing knee strikes and elbow strikes. O’Donoghue scores a takedown on Piwari and he gets the half guard, O’Donoghue attacks Piwarii with a lot of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Chris O’Donoghue def. Ereura Piwari by TKO via strikes (2:04, R2)

Pumau Campbell vs. Taniera Terry

Round One: The round begins with Terry nailing Campbell with several kicks to the midsection, Campbell charges at Terry while throwing elbow strikes. Terry simply continues to assault Campbell with kicks to the midsection, Terry also starts hitting Campbell with some leg kicks. Campbell charges at Terry while throwing a striking combination, Terry continues to attack Campbell with a variety of kicks. Campbell attacks and backs up Terry with an overhand right, Campbell also tries attacking Terry with a spinning back fist. Terry scores a takedown and Campbell scrambles to get top position, Campbell lands some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Terry

Round Two: The round begins with Terry attacking Campbell with a front kick attempt, Campbell begins attacking Terry with leg kicks. Terry accidentally nails Campbell low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Campbell hitting Terry with a pair of rights. Campbell follows that up by hitting a spinning Campbell with a short right hook, Campbell eats a kick before hitting Terry with another right hook. Campbell eats more kicks before hitting Terry with a two punch combination, Terry then connects with a kick to the midsection of Campbell. Campbell scores a takedown on Terry and he gets the half guard, Campbell transitions to side control on Terry. Terry scrambles to his feet and Campbell holds him against the cage wall afterwards, Terry attacks Campbell with some elbow strikes. Campbell scores another takedown on Terry and they scramble to their feet as thee round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Campbell (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters just swinging away at each other, Campbell starts peppering Terry with some jabs. Terry lands a kick to the midsection of Campbell before avoiding the takedown, Terry then attacks Campbell with a high kick. Terry chases Campbell around the cage while throwing strikes, Campbell goes back to jabbing away at Terry. Terry then hits a swinging Campbell with a kick to the midsection, Campbell looks for the takedown before the two fighters just have a striking exchange. The fighters are having another striking exchange until Campbell scores the takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Campbell (Overall Score: 29-28 for Campbell)

Official Result: Pumau Campbell def. Taniera Terry by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Shane Young Vs. Siitia Letti

Round One: The round begins with Letti nailing a kicking Young with a counter right, Young starts nailing Letti with leg kicks. Young also starts peppering Letti with several jabs as well, Young rocks Letti with a head kick and he pounces on him with more strikes. Young goes right back to attacking Letti with some kicks, Letti backs up Young after throwing a left hook. The fighters exchange some leg kicks in the center of the cage, Young goes for the takedown and he catches Letti with a right hook instead. Young attacks Letti with another combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Young

Round Two: The round begins with Young attacking Letti with leg kicks and jabs, Letti takes a few swings at Young as well. Letti starts nailing Young with some leg kicks as well, Letti starts to just take some wild swings at Young and nothing actually lands. Young scores a takedown on Letti and he gets the half guard, Letti scrambles at the right time to get the fight standing again. Young goes right back to attacking Letti with a bunch of leg kicks, Young briefly backs Letti into the cage wall with a combination of strikes. The fighters exchange leg kicks before Letti cracks Young with a right and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Young (Overall Score: 20-18 for Young)

Round Three: The round begins with Letti attacking Young with a few leg kicks, Young responds by landing leg kicks and jabs on Letti. Young then cracks Letti with a multiple punch combination, Young keeps Letti at a distance by landing plenty of jabs. Letti comes forward and Young halts his momentum by landing a straight right, Young also attacks Letti with a pair of knee strikes to the head. Young just chases Letti around the cage while nailing him with combinations, Young nails Letti with a straight right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Young (Overall Score: 30-27 for Young)

Official Result: Shane Young def. Siitia Letti by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Joshua Henderson vs. Scott MacGregor

Round One: The round begins with MacGregor attacking Henderson with a head kick, MacGregor then cracks Henderson with a wild right. MacGregor rocks Henderson badly with a kick to the midsection, MacGregor pounces on a hurt Henderson with strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Scott MacGregor def. Joshua Henderson by TKO via strikes (0:36, R1)

BJ Bland vs. Renan Secco

Round One: The round begins with Secco nailing Bland with some leg kicks, Bland and Secco battle for position along the cage wall. The fighters break away from each other and Secco instantly looks for another takedown, Bland then pops Secco with a straight left. Secco continues to just hunt for the takedowns against Bland, Bland accidentally nails Secco low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Secco attacking Bland with a jump kick, Secco continues to look for the takedown on Bland. Bland holds Secco against the cage wall for a few moments after eating a few kicks and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bland

Round Two: The round begins with Secco attempting a few kicks against Bland, Secco starts hunting for the takedowns again on Bland. Bland charges at Secco while throwing a few punches, Bland starts kicking Secco in the midsection as well. Bland drops Secco with a left and he allows him to stand back up afterwards, Secco comes forward and just swings wildly at Bland. Secco drops for a knee bar and he transitions to the toe hold on Bland, who escapes after a long struggle. Bland starts swarming on Secco with punching combinations, Bland hits Secco with a kick to the midsection and he follows up with some punches. Secco pulls guard on Bland and he is able to get the fight to the ground, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Bland scoring a takedown on Secco and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bland (Overall Score: 20-18 for Bland)

Round Three: The round begins with Bland quickly holding Secco up against the cage wall before landing a few strikes, Bland backs away before nailing Secco with another punching combination. Bland drops Secco with a combination and he allows him to stand up afterwards, Bland finally drops Secco again with another combination and he purposely gets back up again. Bland just follows Secco around the cage while throwing combinations until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bland (Overall Score: 30-27 for Bland)

Official Result: BJ Bland def. Renan Secco by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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