XMMA 2 Results: Ben Saunders, Kyle Bochniak, Cody Gibson, Will Brooks & Chris Curtis Get Big Wins!

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Main Card (9pm EST., Youtube)

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Ben Saunders def. Ramsey Nijem by unanimous decision

Kyle Bochniak def. Marcus Brimage by unanimous decision

Will Brooks def. Steven Siler by unanimous decision

Chris Curtis def. Kenny Robertson by unanimous decision

Cody Gibson def. Louie Sanoudakis by KO via strikes (0:44, R1)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., Youtube)

Joel Madak def. Matthew Coakley by submission via guillotine choke (2:00, R1)

Zach Juusola def. Jeremiah Scott by unanimous decision

Kenny Porter II def. Charleston Pou by TKO via strikes (1:32, R1)

John Sweeney def. Dre Miley by TKO via strikes (0:33, R1)

Westin Wilson def. Brandon Bushaw by submission via rear naked choke (1:33, R1)

Austin Jones def. Tanner Saraceno by submission via arm triangle choke (4:48, R3)


Ben Saunders vs. Ramsey Nijem

Round One: The round begins with Nijem briefly dropping Nijem with a jab, Saunders gets up and he drops Nijem after landing a series of knee strikes. Saunders gets top control on Nijem while landing a lot of ground and pound, Saunders maintains side control while landing a ton of strikes on Nijem. Nijem scrambles and Saunders gets back control on him, Saunders lands more ground and pound on Nijem. Nijem stands up and Saunders stays locked on his back while landing some strikes, Saunders keeps back control while getting Nijem back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Saunders

Round Two: The round begins with Saunders attacking Nijem with a high kick followed by a left, Nijem and Saunders exchange some leg kicks as well. Nijem comes forward and he swings wildly against Saunders, Saunders eats a right before landing his own right on Nijem. Nijem nails Saunders with a ton of strikes following a Saunders clinch, Saunders scores a takedown on Nijem and he gets back control. Saunders lands some ground and pound on the downed Nijem, Saunders keeps back control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Nijem swinging wildly against Saunders, Saunders grabs Nijem and he lands a few knee strikes. The fighters clinch and they exchange a few more knee strikes, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Nijem nailing Saunders with a right to the midsection, Nijem continues attacking Saunders with combinations. Saunders scores a takedown on Nijem and he gets the half guard, Saunders gains back control on Nijem while landing a few strikes. Nijem sweeps Saunders and he gets top control on the ground, Nijem lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nijem (Final Score: 29-28 for Saunders)

Official Result: Ben Saunders def. Ramsey Nijem by unanimous decision

Kyle Bochniak vs. Marcus Brimage

Round One: The round begins with Bochniak attacking Brimage with some leg kicks, Brimage pops Bochniak with a few jabs. Brimage throws a bunch of kicks to keep Bochniak at a distance, Bochniak cracks Brimage with a kick to the midsection. Brimage then cracks Bochniak with a straight left to the face followed by a right, Brimage and Bochniak have a few striking exchanges. Bochniak backs up Brimage while landing a straight right, Bochniak cracks a swinging Brimage with a counter right. Brimage recovers and he pops Bochniak with a short left, Bochniak lands a counter left to the body of a swinging Brimage as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bochniak

Round Two: The round begins with Brimage hitting Bochniak with a side kick to the midsection, Bochniak and Brimage also exchange some leg kicks. Bochniak briefly hunts for the takedown against Brimage, Brimage continues attacking Bochniak with combinations. Bochniak cracks a swinging Brimage with a counter right hook, Bochniak keeps Brimage near the cage wall while swinging away at him. Bochniak lands a left hook to the midsection of Brimage during a brief exchange, Bochniak stuns a swinging Brimage after landing a counter right. Bochniak follows up by landing a plethora of strikes to the midsection of Brimage, Bochniak mixes in some knee strikes in his attack against Brimage. Bochniak follows Brimage around the cage while picking him apart with strikes, Brimage pops Bochniak with a few lefts as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Brimage taking a few swings at the approaching Bochniak, Bochniak backs Brimage into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Bochniak also attacks Brimage with a spinning elbow strike, Bochniak accidentally nails Brimage low and the fight is halted. The action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other, Bochniak keeps Brimage near the cage wall while attacking him with combinations. Bochniak traps Brimage on the cage wall while landing a plethora of unanswered strikes against him, Brimage looks to land a counter strike against a swinging Bochniak. Bochniak lands a ton more unanswered strikes against Brimage as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bochniak (Final Score: 30-27 for Bochniak)

Official Result: Kyle Bochniak def. Marcus Brimage by unanimous decision

Will Brooks vs. Steven Siler

Round One: The round begins with Siler attacking Brooks with some leg kicks, Brooks scores a takedown on Siler and he gets the open guard. Brooks transitions to side control against a scrambling Siler, Brooks advances to the half guard against Siler. Siler scrambles and he manages to get Brooks back into his open guard, Brooks quickly regains side control against Siler. Siler quickly gets Brooks back into his open guard for a second time, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Siler cracking Brooks with a short left, Brooks scores another takedown on Siler and he gets the full guard. Brooks attacks Siler with some ground and pound, Brooks keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Brooks

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters trading a few jabs, Brooks scores a takedown on a swinging Siler and he gets side control. Brooks transitions to the back control position on Siler, Siler scrambles and both fighters make it back to their feet. Brooks grabs Siler and he gets him up against the cage wall, Brooks drags Siler back to the ground and he gets side control. Brooks attacks Siler with some ground and pound, Siler eventually gets Brooks in his half guard while eating more strikes. Siler rolls for an arm bar and Brooks defends before getting back control, Brooks attacks Siler with more ground and pound. Siler scrambles and he goes for a guillotine choke against Brooks as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Brooks taking a few swings at Siler, Brooks scores a takedown on Siler and he gets the full guard. Brooks attacks Siler with some ground and pound, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Brooks scoring a takedown on Siler and he gets the open guard, Siler tries scrambling and Brooks keeps top control. Brooks attacks Siler with some more ground and pound, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Siler swinging wildly at Brooks, Brooks scores another takedown on Siler as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Brooks (Final Score: 30-27 for Brooks)

Official Result: Will Brooks def. Steven Siler by unanimous decision

Chris Curtis vs. Kenny Robertson

Round One: The round begins with Robertson nailing Curtis with some leg kicks, Curtis cracks a kicking Robertson with a counter left hook. Curtis follows up by landing a left to the midsection of Robertson, Robertson charges at Curtis while swinging wildly at him. Curtis responds by landing a two punch combo against Robertson, Curtis lands a counter left against a kicking Robertson. Curtis continuously cracks Robertson with two punch combinations, Robertson goes for a high kick and Curtis manages to block it. Robertson looks for a takedown and Curtis defends while landing an uppercut, Curtis picks Robertson apart with strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Curtis

Round Two: The round begins with Robertson backing up Curtis while swinging away at him, Curtis cracks a swinging Robertson with a counter left. Robertson also starts landing some leg kicks against Curtis, Robertson goes for a takedown and Curtis defends before landing a knee strike. The referee halts the fight so a doctor can check a cut above the eye of Curtis, the action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. Robertson grabs Curtis and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters briefly separate and take some swings at each other. The fighters separate and take some more swings at each other, Curtis backs Robertson towards the cage wall while landing some left hooks. Robertson looks for a takedown before landing a left hook on Curtis, Curtis also cracks Robertson with multiple lefts to the midsection. Curtis cracks Robertson with a jump knee strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Curtis landing a counter left against a swinging Robertson, Robertson starts landing some leg kicks against Curtis. Curtis keeps Robertson near the cage wall while swinging away at him, Curtis continues landing lefts against Robertson. Curtis pops Robertson with a left hook to the midsection followed by a knee strike, Robertson and Curtis clinch while battling along the cage wall. The fighters separate and take some swings at each other, Curtis blocks a few kicks before landing another left on Robertson. Curtis follows up by landing a three strike combo against Robertson, Curtis backs up Robertson while landing more lefts. Robertson looks for a takedown and Curtis defends while landing strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Curtis (Final Score: 30-27 for Curtis)

Official Result: Chris Curtis def. Kenny Robertson by unanimous decision

Cody Gibson vs. Louie Sanoudakis

Round One: The round begins with Gibson attacking Sanoudakis with some leg kicks, Sanoudakis starts landing some leg kicks of his own. Gibson also cracks Sanoudakis with a kick to the midsection, Gibson crushes Sanoudakis with a right and he lands follow up strikes until Sanoudakis goes out cold.

Official Result: Cody Gibson def. Louie Sanoudakis by KO via strikes (0:44, R1)

Tanner Saraceno vs. Austin Jones

Round One: The round begins with Saraceno kicking Jones in the midsection, the fighters clinch and battle along the cage wall. Saraceno scores a takedown on Jones and Jones gets right back up, the fighters separate and Saraceno gets Jones back against the cage wall. Saraceno pulls guard and he drags Jones to the ground, Jones looks for an arm triangle choke and Saraceno escapes. Saraceno looks for a heel hook afterwards and Jones defends while landing a few strikes, Saraceno gets back up and Jones gets him up against the cage wall. Saraceno rolls for a leg again and Jones defends to get the fight standing again, Jones backs Saraceno into the cage wall while exchanging strikes. Jones drops Saraceno with a combo and he lands some follow up strikes, Saraceno catches Jones in an inverted triangle choke and Jones defends as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jones

Round Two: The round begins with Jones grabbing Saraceno and he gets him against the cage wall, Saraceno scores a takedown on Jones and Jones gets right back up. Saraceno immediately gets Jones back against the cage wall, Jones drops for a guillotine choke and Saraceno defends to get top control on the ground. Jones gets back to his feet and Saraceno gets him against the cage wall, Saraceno goes for a takedown and Jones briefly holds him in a crucifix position. Saraceno escapes and he gets back control on Jones, Jones scrambles to his feet and Saraceno drags him back to the ground. Saraceno gains the full mount on Jones as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Saraceno taking a few swings at Jones and Jones responds with shots of his own, Saraceno grabs Jones and he gets him up against the cage wall. Jones spins Saraceno and he gets him up against the cage wall, Jones scores a takedown on Saraceno and he gets the open guard. Saraceno looks for submissions while on his back and Jones transitions to back control after defending, Jones attacks Saraceno with some ground and pound. Saraceno scrambles and Jones gets the half guard position on him, Jones catches Saraceno in the arm triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Austin Jones def. Tanner Saraceno by submission via arm triangle choke (4:48, R3)

John Sweeney vs. Dre Miley

Round One: The round begins with Sweeney dropping Miley with a right hook, Sweeney pounces on a downed Miley until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: John Sweeney def. Dre Miley by TKO via strikes (0:33, R1)

Brandon Bushaw vs. Westin Wilson

Round One: The round begins with Bushaw landing a short right hook on Wilson, Wilson drops Bushaw with a multiple punch combo and he gets back control on the ground. Wilson attacks Bushaw with ground and pound, Wilson locks Bushaw in a rear naked choke and Bushaw goes out cold.

Official Result: Westin Wilson def. Brandon Bushaw by submission via rear naked choke (1:33, R1)

Jeremiah Scott vs. Zach Juusola

Round One: The round begins with Scott taking a few swings at a backing Juusola, Juusola starts exchanging leg kicks with Scott. Scott goes for a high kick and Juusola manages to block it, Juusola looks for a takedown and Scott catches him in a body scissors like position when they hit the ground. Juusola gets Scott off of him while gaining top control on the ground, Juusola starts landing ground and pound on Scott. Scott scrambles at the right time to get the fight standing again, Juusola accidentally kicks Scott low and the fight is halted. The action resumes with Scott landing a few shots on Juusola, Juusola nails Scott with a kick to the midsection. Scott responds by landing a short right hook on Juusola, Scott also nails Juusola with his own kick to the midsection. Juusola tries backing up Scott while swinging away at him, Scott looks for a takedown and Juusola defends. Juusola works the body of Scott as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Juusola

Round Two: The round begins with Scott attacking Juusola with a combination, Juusola looks for a takedown before getting Scott against the cage wall while landing rights. The fighters clinch and they exchange some strikes, the fighters separate and Juusola peppers Scott with jabs. Scott then cracks Juusola with a step in knee strike to the midsection, Juusola looks for a takedown and Scott goes down after a failed guillotine choke attempt. Juusola attacks Scott with some ground and pound, Scott lands a few strikes on Juusola while on his back. Juusola advances to the side control position against Scott, Scott scrambles and Juusola gets the half guard on him. Juusola maintains top control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Scott attempting a jump knee strike against Juusola, Juusola dances around Scott while peppering him with jabs. Juusola scores a takedown on Scott and Scott gets right back up, Juusola drags Scott back to the ground and he gets the full guard. Scott rolls for some arm bars while on his back and Juusola defends, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Juusola taking swings at Scott while staying at a distance, Juusola lands multiple shots to the midsection of Scott. Juusola continues landing body shot combinations against Scott, Scott misses multiple spinning back fist attempts against Juusola. Scott scores a takedown on Juusola and he gets side control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Juusola (Final Score: 30-27 for Juusola)

Official Result: Zach Juusola def. Jeremiah Scott by unanimous decision

Charleston Pou vs. Kenny Porter II

Round One: The round begins with Porter II attacking Pou with a right that barely misses, Porter II grabs Pou and he gets him up against the cage wall. Pou cracks Porter II with a right hook as they separate, Porter II drops Pou with a multiple punch combination and he lands follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Kenny Porter II def. Charleston Pou by TKO via strikes (1:32, R1)

Joel Madak vs. Matthew Coakley

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging wildly at each other, Madak scores a takedown on Coakley and he sets up for the scarf hold. Coakley escapes the hold and Madak goes for a guillotine choke, Coakley escapes the choke and he gets back control on Madak. Madak regains top control after a kimura sweep on Coakley, Madak gains the half guard on Coakley while landing a few strikes. Madak rolls for the guillotine choke again and Coakley taps out.

Official Result: Joel Madak def. Matthew Coakley by submission via guillotine choke (2:00, R1)


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