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Collin Van Ooyen / November 10, 2012 - 6:13pm
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The crowd is really behind Pereira as action gets under way in the main event. Pereira is throwing some heavy strikes as both men feel each other out. Wilnis seems content to just stand right in the pocket, utilizing very little foot work. Pereira is showing some very accurate boxing. Wilnis is answering back with some power punching of his own now. Pereira is setting up his strong punches with low kicks. Wilnis tags Pereira with a big right hook, but Pereira is unfazed. Pereira is counter punching well and landing more shots of the two.
Technical difficulties abound as the house lights go down to start the round and the entrance strobe lights and smoke machines start up. When action resumes, Pereira throws some very heavy bombs with his hands. Pereira's boxing looks very sharp as he is finding his way through Wilnis' guard at will. Out of nowhere, Wilnis drops Pereira with a huge left hook to the liver. Pereira makes his way back to the feet just in time to get dropped again with another body shot. Right as Pereira hits the mat, the house lights go down again. This fight could have been over if it weren't for these technical difficulties giving Pereira a chance to recover. When they come back up, Wilnis explodes all over Pereira with punches before dropping him with a pair of big leg kicks, bringing this fight to an abrupt end.
Winner: Wilnis via KO
Poort comes out of the gate with some strong kicks, and Michel answers with some of his own. Michel is backing him down now with creative combinations. Michel is showing his experience advantage with a calculated offensive attack. Michel lands a big spinning back kick. Michel grazes Poort's face with another spinning kick to the head. Poort tries to attack with low kicks but gets tagged with punches for his efforts.
Poort is the one pressing forward now but is eating punches in his attempts to get inside. Poort is landing some great punches and kicks to the body. Both men are maintaining a staggering offensive pace. Poort is landing some good punches, but eats a big spinning back kick to the jaw. Poort continues to push forward but is taking damage for every strike he throws. Michel is now tagging him with strike after strike. Poort is unafraid to engage though, as he continues to try to work his way inside, taking another spinning back kick to the body as time expires.
Both fighters come out of the gate with aggressive kicking. This is a close match and both men know they have a chance to win. Poort is doing a good job of going low to high, and high to low with his combinations, but Michel is the more accurate striker of the two. Poort lands a strong right knee that sees Michel slip and fall. Michel continues to throw a variety of flashy kicks. Michel is doing a good job of controlling the distance with his powerful body kicks. This is a very close fight to call, with both men engaging as time expires.
Winner: Michel wins via un. dec.
El Boustati comes in with some strong low kicks. Lopes is moving his way around the outside of the ring as he tries to change up the angles. El Boustati is throwing the more accurate strikes of the two. Lopes is answering with some creative combos of his own. Lopes connects with a big left hook that staggers El Boustati. El Boustati answers back with a big right hand that drops Lopes. El Boustati smells blood now as he lands some very busy combinations to end the round
10-9 El Boustati
Lopes is showing some respect for El Boustati's power as he is using his footwork to evade. El Boustati is pushing forward though staying very active with his offense. El Boustati is tagging Lopes as he pushes him into the corner with punches. Time is called as El Boustati has a cut opened up over his right eye from a looping left hook. When action resumes Lopes goes straight after the injured part of El Boustati's face, but very little time is left to finish out the round.
Lopes has him right where he wants him as he comes out very aggressive. Lopes is mixing it up with a combination followed by a spinning head kick. El Boustati knows he has some ground to make up as he now starts to turn up the intensity. El Boustati is now the aggressor as he presses forward and strikes relentlessly. Lopes is on the run as he continues to back up before stepping in with low kicks. El Boustati is starting to taunt Lopes as he chases him around the ring. El Boustati tags Lopes on the chin with a high kick. El Boustati raises his arms as time expires.
Winner: El Boustati via un. dec.
Neither man is backing down at all, and Wielzen drops Falcao briefly. Wielzen is throwing more stirkes but Falcao is answering with some powerful counter strikes. Falcao is displaying some smart footwork and head movement. Wielzen sends Falcao across the ring with a strong kick to the body. Wielzen lands a big head kick. Falcao seems to be unfazed as he continues to attack. Both men are throwing some very creative strikes as the pace is staggering.
Falcao drops Wielzen out of the gate with a strong punch. Falcao seems to have Wielzen second guessing himself. The Brazilian crowd is really getting behind Falcao now. Falcao throws Wielzen to the ground with a push. Falcao is working the body and following with leg and body kicks. Falcao smells blood, but is gassing himself out with his active offense. Wielzen is now answering with some very accurate counter striking. Wielzen is doing damage with some seemingly quiet leg kicks throughout the round as Falcao shows a bit of a limp.
Falcao continues to drop Wielzen with pushes and physically looks much stronger in doing it. Falcao is now backing Wielzen down with some accurate punching. Wielzen seems to have recovered as he lands a big knee to the head followed by a punching combination. Falcao looks gassed now but continues to push forward as he looks for a knockout blow. Falcao is setting up big looping uppercut attempts with his jab. The fight comes to an end as Falcao holds Wielzen in the corner with punching combinations.
Winner: Falcao via un. dec.
Bezerra comes out flying with a spin kick to the body. Bezerra is fighting very aggressively, landing combinations and throwing yet another spin kick to the body. Chen is unfazed as he continues to push forward. Chen is now turning the tide with some accurate punching followed by a big knee to the head. Chen is now the aggressor, pushing Bezerra against the ropes with creative combinations. Bezerra shows some great resiliancy coming forward with another spin kick
Chen is doing damage with more knees to the body, pushing forward relentlessly. Bezerra answers back with some strong body knees of his own, but Chen seems unfazed. Chen steps in with a big left hand and drops Bezerra cold. Bezerra makes his way back to his feet, but the ref calls it. This one is over.
Winner: Chen via KO
Vinicius comes out of the gate extremely aggressive, Sarkizjan seems somewhat overwhelmed by the pace. The fight begins to settle down a bit as Vinicius controls the middle of the ring. Sarkizjan misses with a big spinning back kick. Vinicius may have tired himself out a bit as his hands being to drop somewhat. Vinicius begins to back Sarkizjan down with some accurate punching. Vinicius is enjoying the hometown support with a smile.
Vinicius is coming out aggressive once again but Sarkizjan is counter punching well. The two chirp at one another after an accidental low blow. Sarkizjan is eating some strong punches and falls back into the ropes after a slip on an attempted head kick. Vinicius staggers him with a strong knee. Vinicius tags Sarkizjan on the chin with a front kick. Vinicius drops him again with some accurate punching as Sarkizjan looks very uncomfortable with getting hit so much.
Sarkizjan knows he's behind and is trying to make up ground with some creative strikes. Vinicius looks more tentative this round as he maintains distance with his kicks. Sarkizjan is really trying to steal points now with some aggressive combinations. Vinicius has slowed down considerably and could be gassed after a busy first two rounds. Sarkizjan is moving his feet well and changing up the angles as he mixes up low and high combinations.
Winner: Vinicius via un. dec.