Category Archives: @Pablo_El_Diablo

Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-27-16

[adsenseyu1] Pablo Diablo's Five Round Review 11-27-16 [adsenseyu2] QUICK RESULTS: Victory FC 43 (Waterloo, Iowa) 135 lbs: Raufeon Stots def Jeff Curran via unanimous decision. 155 lbs: Mike Plazola def Nick Bartels via rear naked choke at 1:53 of rd 1. 205 lbs: Rakim Cleveland def Calley Kruger via submission (strikes) at 1:37 of rd…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-20-16

[adsenseyu1] Pablo Diablo's Five Round Review 11-20-16 [adsenseyu2] QUICK RESULTS: Invicta FC 20 (Kansas City Missouri) 135 lbs: Yana Kunitskaya def Tonya Evinger via armbar at 1:59 of rd 1. 115 lbs: Angela Hill def Kaline Medeiros via unanimous decision 105 lbs: Herica Tiburcio def Simona Soukupova via unanimous decision UFC Fight Night 99 (Belfast,…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-13-16

[adsenseyu1] Pablo Diablo's Five Round Review 11-13-16 [adsenseyu2] Pablo Diablo's Five Round Review 11-13-16 QUICK RESULTS: ONE Championship 49 (Kallang, Singapore) 155 lbs: Eduard Folayang def Shinya Aoki via TKO at :41 of rd 3. 145 lbs: Marat Gafurov def Narantungalag Jadambaa via rear naked choke at 4:51 of rd 1. 145 lbs: Amir Khan…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-6-16

QUICK RESULTS: Deep Jewels 14 (Tokyo, Japan) 105 lbs: Mina Kurobe def Saori Ishioka via unanimous decision. 105lbs: Tomo Maesawa def Emi Tomimatsu via rear naked choke at 1:24 of rd 3. 125 lbs: Emiko Raika def Jen Hee Gan via unanimous decision. 115 lbs: Ayaka Miura def Sachiko Fukimori via armlock at :35 of…
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Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Rex Payne and Cyrus Fees

[adsenseyu1] Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Rex Payne and Cyrus Fees [adsenseyu2] Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Rex Payne and Cyrus Fees This Week on the Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR we bring the fans Pro fighter Rex Payne to start the show off. Rex is looking to step back into the cage to  face Troy O'Connor a…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 10-9-16

Another big weekend of MMA is in the books. Here is what happened. At ONE Championship 48, Phoe Thaw won the Featherweight tournament when he defeated Saw Yan Paing via TKO at 3:23 of round 1. Myanmar's own Aung La Nsang took out fellow Middleweight Michal Pasternak by way of unanimous decision. And in the main…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 10-2-16

[adsenseyu1] Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 10-2-16 [adsenseyu2] Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 10-2-16 Resurrection Fighting Alliance was surrounded by big news this past week but still had to hold, what we now know to be, one of their last events as an independent organization. At RFA 44 Lightweight Drakkar Klose remained undefeated with a…
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Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Matt Veal, Brian Green and Frankie Orr

[adsenseyu1] Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Matt Veal, Brian Green and Frankie Orr [adsenseyu2] Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Matt Veal, Brian Green and Frankie Orr This Week on the Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR we bring the fans a packed show. First up is multiple time Impact Hour guest Matt "Kid Lightning" Veal. Many of you…
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Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Brad Pickett and Jeff Monson

[adsenseyu1] Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Brad Pickett and Jeff Monson [adsenseyu2] Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Brad Pickett and Jeff Monson This Week on the Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR we have  the one and only Jeff "Snowman" Monson. Jeff is still grinding away at it and now has a great new gym in Luhansk People's Republic. I…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 9-19-16

Texas was the state to be this weekend as Bellator, Legacy FC and the UFC all held events in the Lone Star state. Starting things off was Legacy FC 59. Lightweight Justin Reiswerg sunk in a triangle on Jason Langellier at 3:20 of round 2. And in the main event, Middleweight Trevin Giles remained undefeated when he…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 9-4-16

Only two major promotions were in action this weekend and both could be seen exclusively by online pay per view. ONE Championship 47 saw Women's Strawweight April Osenio earn a huge win over Ann Osman via guillotine at 4:09 of round 1. ONE veteran Shannon Wiratchi defeated fellow Featherweight Peter Davis by way of TKO…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 8-28-16

  [adsenseyu1] Pablo Diablo's Five Round Review 8-28-16 [adsenseyu2] Pablo Diablo's Five Round Review Sunday, August 28, 2016 Bellator 160, which took place in Anaheim, California, kicked off a stellar weekend of fights. Featherweight A.J. McKee remained undefeated with a first round guillotine against Cody Walker at just :32. Featherweight Georgi "Inane" Karakhanyan refused to…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 8-7-16

Two titles were on the line at Titan FC 40, shown exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. But before that, Heavyweight D.J. Linderman snapped a two fight losing streak by defeating Derrick Mehmen via unanimous decision. Welterweight Desmond Green won a unanimous decision against James Freeman. In the first title fight Jose Torres claimed the inaugural…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 7-31-16

It was an important weekend for WMMA and it was only right that Invicta FC 18 kicked it off. Bantamweight Cindy Dandois defeated Jessamyn Duke with an armbar that came at 1:33 of round 1. Strawweight Mizuki Inoue echoed the fight before her when she submitted Lynn Alvarez by armbar at 3:00 of round 2.…
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Ben Stark: Fighter, Coach, Traveler

[adsenseyu1] Ben Stark: Fighter, Coach, Traveler [adsenseyu2] [caption id="attachment_47609" align="alignnone" width="485"] Right: Ben Stark[/caption] Ben Stark is only 34 years old and has already accomplished what takes many martial artists half of their lives. He has competed in MMA, Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai, traveled the world, and is currently  associated with one of the…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 7-24-16

At a submission filled Legacy FC 58, Lightweight Josh Quayhagen defeated Reynaldo Trujillo by unanimous decision. Robert Drysdale took home the vacant Light Heavyweight belt when he submitted Ryan Spann via rear naked choke at 2:58 of round 2. Bellator 159 saw Featherweight Daniel Weichel win an odd split decision against Emmanuel Sanchez. Women's Flyweight…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 7-17-16

This weeks MMA action actually kicked off on Wednesday with UFC Fight Night 91. And while the viewership was not very good, the fights were. Welterweight Keita "K-Taro" Nakamura defeated Kyle Noke via rear naked choke at 4:59 of round 2. Middleweight Tim Boetsch rebounded from a three fight losing skid by finishing Josh Samman…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 7-10-16

Boy do we have a lot to go over... Let's kick things off with UFC Fight Night 90, the first of three UFC events this past week. Lightweight Joseph Duffy choked out Mitch Clarke with a rear naked choke at just :25 of round 1. Welterweight Alan Jouban defeated Belal Muhammad by unanimous decision. Despite…
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The Hidden Gems in a Stacked UFC Weekend

[adsenseyu1] The Hidden Gems in a Stacked UFC Weekend [adsenseyu2] It’s finally here, arguably the biggest week in MMA history. UFC Fight Night 90 on Thursday, The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale on Friday and UFC 200 on Saturday. And while I’m not one who often dwells on the all-powerful Ultimate Fighting Championship, I do recognize…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 7-3-16

Twas the week before UFC 200 and all through the land, people were preparing, but wait just one minute... there were still other MMA events to be watched! A lot went down at ONE Championship 44 in China, including a Flyweight tournament and a title fight. Starting with the Flyweight tournament, Bu Huo You Ga won…
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Life Hits Hard, Melissa Shepard Hits Harder

For martial artists competing in MMA or kickboxing, it is very rare that a path to a successful career is an easy one. This isn’t any different for (5-4 amateur) Melissa Shepard. In her case, the hardships are actually tenfold. Shepard, 34, a native Missourian, trains out of The Fighters Gym in Naylor, Missouri and…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 6-26-16

Bellator held its second ever DYNAMITE event this past weekend, and while - like the first - it featured both MMA and kickboxing, we shall focus exclusively on the MMA. Former UFC Heavyweight Matt Mitrione survived a near KO to comeback and defeat Carl Seumanutafa by KO at 3:22 of round 1. In a Women's…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 6-12-16

Only a few more weeks away from UFC 200. But don't forget, there are plenty of action packed fight cards from around the world before then. At CES MMA 36 Featherweight Levan Makashvili got back on track after a two fight win-less skid against Ryan Sanders. Makashvili won by unanimous decision. Featherweight Matt Bessette defeated last…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 6-5-16

At RFA 38, Lightweight Christos Giagos snapped a two fight skid with a devastating KO of Karen Darabedyan at 1:42 of round 1. In the Bantamweight division, Vinicius Zani won a unanimous decision against Joe Murphy. Capping off the night, Thiago Moises retained his Light Heavyweight title by TKOing Jamall Emmers at 2:52 of round 5.…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 5-29-16

Memorial Day Weekend brought with it a couple of action packed fight cards. First, heading far away from the land of red, white and blue was ONE Championship 43. In the most impressive win of his career, Featherweight Timofey Nastyukhin defeated Rob Lisita in just six seconds with a KO brought on by a punch and…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 5-15-16

The weekend of MMA events began with Legacy FC 55. Welterweight Bilal Williams sunk in a rear naked choke on Artenas Young at 3:25 of round 3 to earn his third straight win. Light Heavyweight Isaac Villanueva won a unanimous decision over Brandon Farran. The main event between Justin Ledet and Brice Ritani-Coe ended in…
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The New King of Cleveland, Stipe Miocic

The wait is over; Cleveland, Ohio finally has a title. But it has nothing to do with Lebron James. Rather, this title belongs to a certain mixed martial artist named Stipe Miocic. On Saturday night, Miocic – a resident of Independence, Ohio – knocked out Fabricio Werdum in the first round to claim the heavyweight…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 5-8-16

It's safe to say that this past weekend of MMA action was pretty bad ass. Innovative finishes and lightning fast knockouts were among some of what fans witnessed. Kicking things off on Friday was ONE Championship 42 in Singapore. Featherweight Narantungalag Jadambaa defeated Kotetsu Boku via Von Flue choke at 1:27 of round 1. Light Heavyweight…
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Fighter to Promoter: New League Fights

As summer quickly approaches so does another fight card from New League Fights, the Bryan, Ohio based promotion. The next event for the promotion, which features amateur and professional bouts, is set for July 9. This will be their third event, with the first two being held on Jan. 23 and April 16 respectively. All…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 5-1-16

There may not have been any major promotions in action this past weekend, but that doesn't mean there wasn't any great fights to be watched. In one of the biggest local fight cards on the map - Valor Fights 32 in Tennessee - Lightweight Damir Ferhatbegovic took out Robert Covington with a TKO at just :24…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 4-24-16

The next few months are jam packed with action from all the major MMA promotions and it all started this past weekend. Legacy FC 54 saw undefeated Middleweight Andrew "The Sniper" Todhunter keep his streak alive with a first round rear naked choke of Even Thompson at 2:28. In the main event Rafael Lovato claimed…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 4-17-16

From the Philippines to London, from Italy to Tampa, this past weekend was rocking with fights all around the world. If you missed out, don't worry, I have you covered. Starting off with ONE Championship 41, Flyweight Geje Eustaquio dominated Gianni Subba for a unanimous decision victory. Welterweight champion Ben Askren won via unanimous decision…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 4-10-16

In a weekend dominated by two huge European events, Legacy FC 53 snuck under the radar. While the beginning of the fight card was submission heavy, the night closed with three straight decisions. Flyweight C.J. Hamilton defeated Jacob Hebeisen by split decision. Welterweight Dave Vitkay utilized take downs to secure a decision over Cody Wilson.…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 3-27-16

While many MMA fans were complaining about the lack of fights this weekend, hardcore fans were enjoying some great regional action from around the world. Legacy FC 52 was full of finishes and excitement from start to finish. With UFC Featherweight Dustin Poirier in his corner, Lightweight Thomas Webb earned an upset win over Sean…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 3-20-16

The MMA world was focused on the Eastern Hemisphere this weekend with two major events in action in Myanmar and Australia respectively. First up was ONE Championship 40 in Yangon, Myanmar. Flyweight Adriano Moraes rebounded from a split decision loss with a submission victory over Eugene Toquero. The submission (Brabo choke) came at 4:53 of…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 3-13-16

At CES MMA 33, Middleweight Chuck O'Neil defeated Dennis Olson via unanimous decision. And in the main event Andre Soukhamthath won the Bantamweight title in impressive fashion with a flying knee KO of Kody Nordby at 1:35 of round 5. It's hard to talk about Invicta FC 16 without mentioning every fight. That is how…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 3-6-16

After a weekend like that, its no wonder you're reading this to catch up on all the exciting action that took place in the world of MMA this past week. Titan FC 37, which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass, saw Tim Elliot successfully defend his Flyweight strap with a unanimous decision win over challenger…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 2-28-16

The two biggest promotions in the world had the spotlight this weekend, as Bellator and the UFC each had events. Bellator 150 kicked things off on Friday. A title fight between Bantamweight champion Marcos Galvao and former champ Eduardo "Dudu" Dantas was originally going to headline Bellator 150 but Galvao withdrew due to sickness. Instead…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 2/21/16

The first truly busy weekend of 2016 in MMA took place the last couple of days. From Indonesia to Utah, if you complained about there being no fights to watch, you obviously were not looking hard enough. Though the weekend was exciting, Bellator 149 was not the greatest way to kick it off. Light Heavyweight…
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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 2-7-16

While most sports fans were looking ahead to the Super Bowl, MMA fans were enjoying a pretty entertaining weekend of fights. Only two major fight cards took place, but both had their moments. Legacy FC 51 kicked things off. Dana White was in attendance, filming for his YouTube show "Looking for a Fight." Welterweight Jacob…
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