WXC Warrior Wednesday 5 Results: A New Flyweight Champion Is Crowned

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WXC Flyweight Championship
Juancamilo Ronderos def. Matthew Elliott by technical submission via injury (2:39, R2) to win the title

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Kenny Cross def. Luke Hnevsa by submission via strikes (2:08, R1)

Paul Schommer def. Floyd Jones by submission via rear naked choke (2:58, R3)

Francisco Muniz def. Elijah Cavender by submission via rear naked choke (4:10, R1)

Ermal Hadribaej def. Ryan McIntosh by submission via strikes (3:12, R1)


Luke Hnevsa vs. Kenny Cross

Round One: The round begins with Cross attacking Hnevsa with a spinning kick to the midsection, Cross scores a takedown on Hnevsa and he gets side control. Cross postures up and he allows Hnevsa to stand after landing a few strikes, Cross stuns Hnevsa with a right hook. Cross drops Hnevsa with a left and he lets him get back up, Cross nails Hnevsa with a kick to the midsection followed by an uppercut. Hnevsa goes for a takedown and Cross winds up in top position before letting him get back up, Cross drops Hnevsa with a kick to the midsection and Hnevsa taps out.

Official Result: Kenny Cross def. Luke Hnevsa by submission via strikes (2:08, R1)

Floyd Jones vs. Paul Schommer

Round One: The round begins with Jones nailing Schommer with an overhand right before scoring a takedown, Jones attacks Schommer with ground and pound before getting back control. Schommer shakes Jones off of him to get top position on the ground, Schommer rolls for an arm bar before transitioning to an omaplata. Jones scrambles to get free and Schommer nails him with a bunch of strikes, Schommer gains the half guard against Jones. Jones gets Schommer in his full guard while eating more strikes, Schommer scrambles and gets inverted back control on Jones. Jones spins at the right time to get top position on Schommer before getting up, Jones attacks Schommer with a combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Schommer

Round Two: The round begins with Jones immediately cracking Schommer with a right before scoring a takedown, Jones gets back control on Schommer while landing some strikes. Schommer spins at the right time to get top control on Jones, Jones rolls for a triangle choke and Schommer escapes before attempting a heel hook. Jones escapes the submission attempt to get the fight standing again, Jones slips on a kick attempt and Schommer gets top control on the ground. Jones sweeps Schommer and regains top control, Jones postures up and he allows Schommer to stand as well. Schommer and Jones have a wild striking exchange near the cage wall, Schommer scores a takedown on Jones and he gets the full guard. Schommer attacks Jones with some ground and pound before getting side control, Schommer nails Jones with more strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Jones attacking Schommer with some leg kicks, Schommer scores a takedown on Jones and he briefly got caught in a guillotine choke. Jones sweeps Schommer to gain top control, Jones goes for an arm triangle choke and Schommer escapes to get standing again. Jones rolls for a heel hook and Schommer escapes to get top control on the ground, Schommer rolls for an arm bar and Jones escapes to regain top positioning. Jones postures up and he makes Schommer stand as well, Schommer scores another takedown on Jones and he gets the half guard. Schommer attacks Jones with ground and pound, Schommer gains back control on Jones and he locks in a rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Paul Schommer def. Floyd Jones by submission via rear naked choke (2:58, R3)

Elijah Cavender vs. Francisco Muniz

Round One: The round begins with Muniz grabbing Cavender and they clinch on the cage wall, Muniz scores a takedown on Cavender and he gets the open guard. Muniz attacks Cavender with some ground and pound, Muniz transitions to back control on Cavender while landing more strikes. Muniz accidentally pokes Cavender in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the fighters in their grounded positions. Muniz is quick to attack Cavender with more ground and pound, Muniz returns to back control on Cavender before getting the half guard. Muniz regains back control while nailing Cavender with more strikes, Cavender scrambles while attempting a toe hold on Muniz, Muniz gets free and he regains back control on Cavender. Muniz locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Francisco Muniz def. Elijah Cavender by submission via rear naked choke (4:10, R1)

Ermal Hadribaej vs. Ryan McIntosh

Round One: The round begins with McIntosh attacking Hadribaej with a few kicks, McIntosh grabs Hadribaej and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch, Hadribaej pops McIntosh with some short rights to the midsection. McIntosh looks for the takedown while exchanging more strikes with Hadribaej, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with McIntosh attempting a high kick against Hadribaej, Hadribaej drills McIntosh with a kick to the midsection and McIntosh verbally taps.

Official Result: Ermal Hadribaej def. Ryan McIntosh by submission via strikes (3:12, R1)

WXC Flyweight Championship
Juancamilo Ronderos vs. Matthew Elliott

Round One: The round begins with Elliott going for a front kick against Ronderos, Elliott scores a takedown on Ronderos and he gets him in the seated position. Ronderos scrambles to his feet and Elliott drags him back to the ground, Elliott advances to back control on Ronderos. Ronderos scrambles to his feet and Elliott drags him back to the ground, Ronderos gets up again while eating a knee strike and Elliott gets him back down. Elliott briefly gets full mount on Ronderos before regaining back control, Elliott looks for a rear naked choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Elliott

Round Two: The round begins with Elliott attacking Ronderos with a few kicks, Elliott scores a takedown on Ronderos and he gets side control after some scrambling. Elliott gets full mount and then back control on Ronderos, Ronderos scrambles to his feet and he nails Elliott with a left. Elliott scores another takedown on Ronderos and he gets back control, Ronderos traps the arms of Elliott and one of Elliott’s arms breaks during a scramble and the referee stops the fight.

Official Result: Juancamilo Ronderos def. Matthew Elliott by technical submission via injury (2:39, R2) to win the title

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