Once again NextMMAFighter was ringside for Tuff-N-Uff Amateur Fighting Championships as we took in the second half of the double header weekend put on by Tuff-N-Uff. The crowd was once fired up to take in some amazing fights as was UFC star Dan Hardy who was in attendance cornering his fighter Tommy Gavin from Legends MMA along with Eddie Bravo.
If you live in Vegas and you are an MMA fan you really need to get your ass out to the Tuff-N-Uff shows, i’m jealous I don’t live here!
185lb Cody Clunas vs. Matt Briski | Briskiaiwins by submission (RNC) @ 1:51 of R2
170lb Damian Jackson vs. Justin Bonner | Jackson wins by TKO (Strikes) in R2
Heavyweight Phillip Hernandez vs. Ahmed Sanchez | Sanchez wins by TKO (Strikes) in R2
185lb Jarred Hopkins vs. Sedrick Sweet | Jarred Hopkins wins by Decision
155lb Zack Grossman vs. Barry Prevost | Prevost wins by KO @ :14 of R1
155lb Alex Brooks vs. Kalino Yap | Yap wins by decision
145lb Rene Flores vs. Jace Crawford | Crawford wins by TKO (Strikes) in R1
170lb Tommy Gavin vs. Lee Henry Lilly | Gavin wins by TKO (Strikes) at 1:37 of R1
135lb Autumn Richardson vs. Emily Peters Kagan | Kagan wins by TKO (Dr. Stoppage) @ :23 in R1
HW Chris Simmons vs. Kevin Absher| Absher wins by KO @ 1:13 of R2
135lb Chris Brady vs. Maurice Senters | Brady wins by unanimous decision
Round by round play by play courtesy of Tami Carswell www.wfighter.com
Cody Clunas vs Matt Briski
Hard right thrown by Briski. Clunas attempts takedown and Briski puts Clunas into a guillotine. Clunas transitions into full mount and starts throwing punches down but Briski defends them well. Briski then transitions back to top briefly where Clunas scrambles out and fights for position. Bell rings.
Briski attacks first with a 1 2 combo. Clunas throws a leg kick simultaneously receiving a right punch. Briski throws Clunas down. In a scramble around Clunas takes Briski’s back and finishes him with a rear naked 1:15 of the second round.
Justin Bonner vs Damian Jackson
Justin starts with a right straight. Several punches exchanged between fighters. Damian throws a leg kick and misses. Damian kicks Justin below the belt. Justin takes time to recover. Justin readjusts cup and takes approximately 4 minutes. When fighting resumes he swings wildly then goes in for a takedown and works it into side control to crucifix holding him down and punches down on him. Damian escapes to stand up. Justin muscles him around ring in a scramble. Damian takes his back high. Justin throws Damian off onto his head. Bell rings.
Damian throws a few inside leg kicks. Damian throws a head kick that drops Justin. Damian rains down heavy ground n pound to the head. Damian wins by TKO.
Ahmed Sanchez vs Phillip Hernandez
Philip attempts head kick defended by Ahmed who throws a leg kick. His leg gets caught in the ropes. Ahmed encourages more strikes and runs into Philip. Philip pushes back and lands a heavy thigh kick. Bell rings.
Philip throws and misses a leg kick followed by an outside leg kick defended by Ahmed. Ahmed bulls into Philip and turns him into the ropes. Philip muscles out and lands straight punches dropping Ahmed. Philip drops to the side of his head. Philip wins by strikes.
Sedrict Sweet vs Jarred Hopkins
Jarred starts with a left hook and then throws knee. Jarred takes Sedrict against the ropes then in a scramble Sedrict gets Jarred against the ropes. Sedrict then turns Jarred again back against the ropes. Sedrict gets a takedown by trip and then works to pass guard throwing punches. Jarred gets him in triangle and Sedrict is saved by the bell.
Jarred kicks Sedrict in the ribs then Sedrict goes inside to clinch. He gets Jarred against ropes. Jarred switches it around. Sedrict throws knees to the body. Sedrict defends a takedown and then Jarred overpowers him down and slams him hard. Ref moves fighters in a way to avoid the ropes. Jarred gets to side mount then moves into full mount. He throws punches down then attempts an arm bar. Sedrict switches it and escapes out to a north south position. Bell rings.
Sedrict attempts a head kick and misses. He then slips. Jarred goes into Sedrict’s guard and throws body shots. He gets tied up and then postures back to throw a few heavy body shots. He gets tied up by Sedrict and throws body shots followed by head shots. Then he goes back to the body. He stays on the body while Sedrict ties his head and neck down tight. Unanimous decision win by Jarred Hopkins.
Zach Grossman vs Barry Prevost
Barry throws a right leg kick then a head kick that drops him. Barry jumps on him to throw strikes. Ref stops the fight. TKO for Barry Prevost.
Alex Brooks vs Kalino Yap
Both fighters exchange jabs. Alex throws a hard leg kick to thigh and Kalino goes in for a takedown. After another leg kick by Alex misses a leg kick was attempted by Alex. Kalino gets to Alex’s back. Alex gets out to his feet and Kalino gets back in to take him down. He attempts to pass guard while throwing punches. Bell rings.
Alex jabs forward pressing Kalino back who defends everything Alex brings. Kalino lands leg kick to Alex’s side. Kalino fakes a jab and goes in for takedown. Alex defends it. Alex gets knees in to the thigh. Both fighters scramble all the way around ring then Kalino is successful with another takedown.
Kalino comes in with an overhand right followed by a takedown attempt. Alex lands knees in a clinch. Kalino corkscrews around to get the takedown. Kalino is in his half guard. Alex flips it around. Kalino traps his arm and Alex pulls it out. Alex wins unanimously.
Rene Flores vs Jace Crawford
Jace keeps Renee from taking him down with straight punches. Renee goes in for a takedown and Jace puts him into guillotine. Renee tries to pull out and Jace lets it go. Blood flows from the nose of Renee from the straight punches landed at the start of the fight. Jace goes in heavy with a takedown and works into a full mount which is really high. Jace bangs the side of Renee’s head goes into an mounts still hammering down on the side of his head and face. Ref stops the fight for a win for Jace.
Tommy Gavin vs Lee Henry Lilly
Tommy comes in with a heavy one two combo. Both exchange straight punches. Lee comes with straight right and Tommy drops him with a few very heavy hooks. Lee pops back up as both fighters scramble. Tommy throws a right hook. Tommy drops Lee with a hard straight right. Tommy wins 1:37 KO in the first round.
Autumn Richardson vs Emily Peters-Kagan
Emily jabs out and then throws a heavy overhand left breaking Autumn’s nose. Emily throws a leg kick to Autumn’s thigh. The women scramble around with heavy blood flowing from Autumn’s face. The doctor comes in to check Autumn’s nose and stops the fight. Emily wins at 23 seconds of the first round.
Chris Simmons vs Kevin Absher
Chris goes right in for a takedown. Kevin turns it and takes Chris down to his knee. Kevin throws punches in Chris’s face while he stays on his knee. Chris escapes out and gets back up. Kevin immediately goes for a heavy takedown. Kevin works to pass out of half guard and throws hammer punches to the side of Chris’s head. While in half guard the ref stops the action and resets the fighters. Chris catches Kevin with a right and then both fighters go down to the ground. Bell rings.
Kevin throws a kick into Chris’s side. They exchange punches. Kevin throws a left kick and Chris catches it. Chris works for a takedown and Kevin grabs for a guillotine. Chris still punching forward. Chris gets caught by a right hook followed by another hard right hook and then brings him down with a right uppercut which puts him to sleep. The crowd cheers Chris when he is finally able to get up. Kevin wins in 1:13 of the second round.
Chris Brady vs Maurice Senters
Both fighters exchange flurries. Maurice takes Chris down with a trip. Chris attempts an omoplata which is really tight. He lets go and then turns around taking top position. Maurice gets out and both fighters pop to their feet. More flurries get exchanged. Chris comes forward with thigh kicks followed by a superman punch. Chris backs him further with a great jab. Maurice comes back with heavy hands landing straight punches. Chris comes forward now with a stiff jab. Chris attempts knees then slips. Maurice is in his guard and then postures up. Bell rings.
Chris throws a kick. Maurice grabs Chris’s leg. Chris pulls out and throws a low kick. Chris throws a right leg kick and defends Maurices’ wild swings. Chris throws another kick which Maurice grabs and then takes him down. Maurice ends up in Chris’s guard. Maurice postures and then Chris works again to lock his shoulder. Maurice slips and both go down. Both pop to feet again. Maurice throws a heavy right and Chris returns one. Chris tries to knee Maurice. Maurice pushes forward and takes Chris down. Chris locks up a triangle and then Maurice slams to open it. Chris goes back to lock the shoulder again. Bell rings.
Thigh kicks are exchanged. Maurice gets a takedown and then both pop back up. Chris throws a thigh kick and eats a straight right. Chris kicks again. Maurice grabs it. Chris stays up . Chris grabs Maurice and brings him down for a barbo choke attempt. He lets go and moves into side control. He then throws a heavy knee into Maurices’ side. Chris takes his back and throws side punches to the head. Then he takes the back again. He gets his hooks in but he is too high. Maurice lifts up to shake him off. Chris goes for a triangle but it is not there for long. He holds a high guard and then the bell rings. Chris Brady wins unanimously.
That’s it for us from Vegas, thanks again to Wfighter.com for the help with the round by round coverage.