Cage Fury Fighting Championships 36 did not disappoint this past Saturday in Morristown NJ. There were some all-out wars on this card and a showcasing of talent that excited fight fans of all ages.
The night of fights began with Noel Arcibal vs Melvis Figuereo, both debuting in professional MMA. This fight ended due to doctor stoppage in 2:59 of the first round. Figueroa suffered a laceration above his eye and Arcibal was declared winner by doctor stoppage.
The second fight of the night was a light heavy weight bout that also ended early between Tim Lutke (0-0) and Donta Wade (3-0). During the Second Round Lutke suffered several accidental blows to the back of the head via elbow. He was determined unable to continue and the fight resulted in a no contest.
The next bout of the night was between the flyweights Sergio Da Silva (3-5) and Drew Aguilar (2-3). This fight was defiantly a crowd pleaser. They went at it all three rounds with Da Silva ultimately taking the victory by Unanimous decision.
Next on the card was The Middleweight bout between Shedrick “Chocolate Thunder” Goodridge (6-7) Eric Roncoroni (3-1). Goodridge defeated Roncoroni by rear-naked choke at 4:39 of round one.
In the Lightwieght fight Corey Bleaken (2-1) defeated Diego Llamas (3-2). The win came via TKO when the referee had to stop the fury of strikes Bleaken was inflicting on Llamas. Stoppage came at 2:03 of the Second round.
In a second Lightwieght bout of the evening Justin Bonitatis and Jake Anderson both debut in the cage. Bonitatis earned a TKO at 3:40 of the first round.
The first featured Bout of the night was for the No. 1 contender spot in the flyweight division. Darren Mima (5-1) took on veteran fighter Claudio Ledesma (9-5). Mima held nothing back in this fight, not only was he on point with his grappling techniques but he also delivered devastating punches and kicks throughout the bout. Top prospect Darren Mima came home with the win via unanimous decision.
The next bout of the evening was between Welterweights Emmanuel Walo (7-1-1) and Diego Peclat (3-6-1). This did not disappoint as a grudge match. These two fought nearly nine months ago, resulting in a draw. Peclat came out swinning and within the first few seconds of the fight knocked Walo to the ground. Walo recovered but Peclat kept pushing forward with the takedowns. Again in the second round Peclat took down Walo with a right punch combination, dropping him to the ground, while walo landed some punches it was clear that Peclat had come for a war. In the third round Walo was able to exchange punches and a few takedowns wehich ended the fight in Split decision. Ultimately two of the judges scored the fight 29-28 for Walo, while the third judge had it 29-28 for Peclat.
In the co-main event was between featherweights Kenny “The Tooth Fairy” Foster(11-8) and Andy Main(8-2-1).
Foster was able to utilize his speed and ability to come in at different angles to strike against main. Maine began to try to distance himself from foster using jabs and his reach advantage. Main continued to try to keep the fight on the ground where he is strongest but was never able to maintain that for a period of time, which would ultimately be his downfall.
One Judge gave all three rounds to Main, while another saw Foster winning each round. The final judge had it 29-28 for Foster, who won via split decision.
The Main Event at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 36, held at Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown, N.J.night featured Lyman Good( 16-3) vs Matthew Secor (4-2).
Secor was able to take Good down within the first few seconds of the opening round. He took Good’s back and controlled much of the action before Good’s countered with punches. Good then rocked Secor with a right hand late in the round. His follow up punches forced Secor to the ground, where Good finished him with several short punches and some vicious left elbows. Secor was clearly knocked out and the referee stopped the fight.
The former world champion Lyman Good finished Matthew Secor in the opening round of the fight at 4:21. After the fight Lyman stated
“One of my strongest assets is my standup, so I’ve been training to go for the kill, like I used to in the old days. (This is) the old Lyman Good – Cyborg.”
Scifighting will be following up with some of these talented fighters so stay tuned for all your CFFC coverage.
For another great night of fights on the East Coast Cage Fury Fighting Championships is hosting another event this Saturday Night, June 28 at the 2300 Arena in Philladelphia.