Year Review 2011

2011 Up- To- Date Information
79 local fighters and ex residents have fought in 22 different MMA organizations
Wins- 56
Loses- 54
Draw- 1
**(6 of the Wins and loses were by Locals fighting Locals)
Fighters: Kyle York, Bryan Baker, Daniel Marino, Eric Winston, Michael Sanchez, Ken Ocean, Melissa Edwards, Balentin Camargo, Nick Gambrell, Fred Williams, Justin Berg, Kasey Roberts, Max Kabir, Shawn Thurman, Jonathan Noriega, Kenosha Saunders, Brandon McKnight, Nelson Alvarado, Chloe Johnson, Tyson Johnson, Daniel Pinto, David Hernandez, Justin Hernandez, Cody Bollinger, Tim Lindsay, Jeremy Butler, John Flores, Paul Stone(Team Focus), Ramon Jauregui(Cobra Kai), Julien Reveles(Team Focus), Ethan Williams, Alex Rickard, Aaron Vanderlinden, John Morgan, Luis Cruz, Jeff Jones, Brad Arringdale, Brandon Lopez, Bakari McClain, Tom Gloudeman, Jose Lopez, Lucas Taber, Kenny Kilgore, Blake Phelps, Heath Cassol, Paul Karsky, Andrew McManus, David Reeder, Rudy Duran, Ronner Williams, Matthew Martinez, Seth Dikun, Palika Drummondo, Jason Walraven, Marcus Edwards, Joe Condon, Joe Calavitta, Jay Bennett, Jesus Reyes, Brandon Hastings, Alex Reyes, David Esquibel, Tom Wyatt, Aaron Williams, Nick Piecuch, Dustin Werner, Ralph Olivo, Clayton Vanbuskirk, Andrew Duarte, Josh Fry(Team Focus), Dan Henderson(Victor Valley alumni), Joe Stevenson, Jeremy Ramage, Thomas Denny(former resident & gym owner), Matt Hagge, Eric Johnson, Chris Culley, Sylvia Ruiz and Dale Breese

Organizations: Chaos in the Cage, King of the Cage, C3, U of MMA, Tuff-N-Uff, Strikeforce, Xplode Fight Series, Bellator, Kick Down, Fight Club OC, Art of Fighting, Ring of Fire, UFC, Invincible, Gladiator Challenge, Kansas Super Fights, All Star MMA & Boxing, Mohave Valley MMA, Cage vs Cons, National Fight Alliance, Rocky mt. Bad Boyz, and Maximum Fighting Championships
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FEBRUARY UPDATE
February 20 Gladiator Challenge(Soboba Casino):
Matt Hagge(Victorville) lost to Gabiel Lopez by Arm Triangle tapout, 2:47 into round 2.
Eric Johnson(Victorville) lost to Cody Huard by Guillotine Choke 2:35 into round 1.
Chris Culley(Barstow) lost to Aaron Neveu by 3 round unanimous decision.
Sylvia Ruiz(Victorville) lost to Francesca Lopez by 3 round split decision.
Dale Breese(Hesperia) defeated Mark Menzel by TKO, ref stoppage(Strikes) :39 into round 2

February 25 Maximum Fighting Championship(Canada):
Thomas Denny(Now lives in Denver area) and Sheldon Westcott (DRAW). one judge 28-27 for Denny, one judge sees it 29-28 for Westcott. Other judge has the fight 28-28. The fight is a draw.

MARCH UPDATE
March 3- UFC Live 3
Joe Stevenson(Victorville) lost to Danny Castillo by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 and 29-28)

March 5-Strikefore
Dan Henderson(Victor Valley High School Alumni) defeated Rafael Cavalcante by TKO(Punches) :50 into round three, at a Strikeforce event held at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

March 5-King of the Cage, Eastside Cannery Casino Las Vegas.
Shane Benbow def. Dustin Werner(Barstow) by TKO Ref Stoppage(Strikes) :17 into round one.
Tom Wyatt(Victorville) def. Ralph Olivo(Victorville) by Ref stoppage(Strikes) 1:57 into round one.
Clayton Vanbuskirk(Lucerne Valley) lost to Daniel Cuison by three round unanimous decision.
Andrew Duarte(Lucerne Valley) lost to Jared Lowe by Rear Naked Choke :50 into round 2.
Aaron Williams (Lucerne Valley) def. Efren Carrera by TKO ref stoppage(strikes) :38 into round two.
Josh Fry (Team Focus) lost to Walter Hayes by KO 1:02 into round one.

March 25-Chaos in the Cage, Lancaster California
Brandon Hasting(Hesperia) lost to Rhoden Rodney by KO 2:35 into round 3.
JJ Williams(Palmdale) lost to Pete Sabala by 3 round split decision.
Jay Bennett(Hesperia) lost to Daniel Mancha by heel hook 1:12 into round two.
Ruben Rosas(Lancaster) defeated Mike Frazier by tapout armbar 1:07 into round two.
Daniel McWilliams(Palmdale) defeated David Mancha by rear naked choked :40 into round one.
Alex Reyes(Hesperia) defeated Darren Smith by TKO ref stoppage due to strikes 1:31 into round one.

March 25-All Star MMA & Boxing, Commerce California
David Esquibel(Hesperia) defeated Orlando Aspericueta by a unanimous decision 30-27 all 3 judges.
Joe Condon(Hesperia) lost to David Weber by 3 round unanimous decision.

March 26-Mohave Valley MMA, Laughlin Nevada
Jesus Reyes(Barstow) lost to Jeff Deutschmann by a 3 round split decision
Dustin Werner(Barstow) lost to Justin Clark by tapout 1:20 into round one.

March 27-King of the Cage-Tarzana, California
Jeremy Ramage(Lucerne Valley) lost to Daniel Clarke by KO(Punches) in round one.
Eric Winston(Barstow Grad) defeated Keenan Lewis by Heel Hook :30 into round one.

APRIL UPDATE
April 2-Art of Fighting-Jacksonville, Florida
Chris Culley(Barstow) lost to Jahmal McLennan via submission(rear naked choke) 4:07 into round two.

April 16-Ring of Fire-Colorado
Marcus Edwards(Granite Hills Alumni) defeated Nick Laney by armbar 1:22 into round one. Edwards improves to 7-0.

April 21-King of the Cage-San Manuel
Jason Walraven(Victorville) defeated by Kosetatino Sinoti TKO ref stoppage due to strikes 1:25 into round two.
Palika Drummondo(Joe Stevenson Cobra Kai) lost to Kris Armbrister by 3 round unanimous decision.

April 21-Fight Club OC
Seth Dikun(Victorville) defeated Tyler Weathers via triangle choke 2:00 left into round 2.

April 22-Gladiator Challenge-Soboba Casino
John Morgan(Apple Valley) defeated Richie Hall via TKO ref stoppage due to strikes 1:22 into round one.
Jeremy Butler(UGA) defeated Ronnie Potter via KO :12 into round one.
Tom Gloudeman(Lancaster) defeated Luis Iniguez by rear naked choke 1:46 into round 2.
Tim Lindsay(Hesperia) lost to James Moontasri by KO :56 into round 1.
Matt Hagge(Victorville) lost to Nick Barnes by rear naked choke 1:32 into round 2.
Cody Bollinger(Phelan) defeated Mike Christensen for the 145 title belt. Bollinger won by a 5 round unanimous decision.
Ethan Williams(Apple Valley) defeated Matthew Martinez (Apple Valley) in an amateur fight. Williams won by majority decision.
Aaron Vanderlinden(Hesperia) lost to David Salas via TKO ref stoppage due to strikes :57 into round 1.

MAY UPDATE
May 6: Kick Down 91- Denver, Colorado
David Hernandez(Apple Valley) lost to Cody Gomez via submission (armbar) at 0:22 of round one.

May 7: Bellator 43 – Newkirk, Oklahoma
Bryan Baker(Granite Hills Alumni) defeated Joe Riggs via TKO ref stoppage due to strikes 3:53 into round two.

May 21: At Cage vs Cons event in Los Angeles
Joe Calavitta(Ex-Victorville resident) lost to Anthony McDavitt by TKO (punches) at 3:32 mark of round two.

May 27: Tuff-N-Uff… Las Vegas, NV
Marcus Edwards(Granite Hills Alumni) defeated Joey Guevara by triangle choke 1:00 into round one.

JUNE UPDATE
June 4: King of the Cage event-Las Vegas, NV
Lights Out MMA and Fitness in Lucerne Valley went 3-0 on the night. Making his MMA Debut, Luis Cruz(Lucerne Valley) defeated Jerry Norris by TKO(ref stoppage due to strikes) :49 into round one.
Jose Lopez(Lucerne Valley) also making his MMA debut defeated Ross Bradshaw with a quick :08 KO in round one.
Aaron Williams(Luceren Valley) defeated Zack Grossman by a three round unanimous Decision. Williams improves to 2-0. The event was held at the Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel.

June 12: Gladiator Challenge event at the Soboba Casino
Heath Cassol(Victorville) lost to Jake Mylles by Rear naked choke 2:28 into round one.
Blake Phelps(Apple Valley) lost to Nick Barnes ref stoppage due to injury 1:43 into round one.
Kenny Kilgore(Victorville) defeated Mathew Marquez by rear naked choke :25 into round two.
Lucas Taber(Serrano Graduate) defeated Matt Anderson ref stoppage due to injury :57 into round three.
Paul Karsky(Victorville) defeated Hank Jobe by rear naked choke 1:40 into round one.
Andrew McManus(Phelan) lost to Eddy Yagin via TKO, ref stoppage due to strikes, 1:39 into round one.
Ronner Williams(Hesperia) lost to Deutisch Pu’u by KO 3:06 into round one.
Rudy Duran(Hesperia) lost to Ian Dela Cuesta by ref stoppage due to cut around eye 1:00 into round one.
David Reeder(Apple Valley) defeated Brock Carasez by a three round unanimous decision.

June 26: UFC Versus 4 in Pittsburgh, PA
Joe Stevenson(Victorville) lost to Javier Vazquez by a three round unanimous decision.

June 30: King of the Cage-Highland, CA
Chris Culley(Hesperia) defeated Kris Armbrister by TKO ‎2:51 into round one
Kyle York(Victorville) lost to Ryan Williams by a three round split decision.

JULY UPDATE

July 30: Respect in the Cage-Pomona, CA
Chris Culley(Hesperia) defeated Jeff Martin by a three round split decision.

July 30: Strikeforce-Hoffman Estates, IL
Dan Henderson defeated Fedor Emelianenko by TKO(punches) 4:12 into round one.

AUGUST UPDATE

Aug 6: Xplode Fight Series-San Deigo, CA
Joe Condon(Hesperia) lost to Saul Galindo by a three round decision in the co-main event.

Aug 12: Rocky Mt. Bad Boyz-Sheridan, CO
Justin Hernandez(Apple Valley High alumni) lost by rear naked choke 1:15 into round two.

Aug 21: Gladiator Challenge- San Jacinto, CA
Shawn Thurman(Apple Valley) defeated Chad Mcewen by rear naked choke 1:34 into round one.
Brandon McKnight(Hesperia) lost to Paul Webb by a three round unanimous decision. All three judges scored it 29-28.
Nelson Alvarado(Adelanto) lost to Zoran Janicijevic by TKO ref stoppage due to strikes 2:14 into round two.
Chloe Johnson(Victorville) defeated Desiree Bliss by double axe choke 1:24 into round one.
Tyson Johnson(Victorville) defeated Daryl Thompson by tapout due to strikes 1:30 into round one.
Daniel Pinto(Victorville) defeated Joseph Navas by rear naked choke 1:24 into round one.

Aug 28: Kansas Super Fights
Marcus Edwards(Apple Valley Graduate) won by armbar :25 into round one.

SEPTEMBER UPDATE

Sept 3: King of the Cage-Las Vegas
Ken Ocean(Hesperia) lost to David Mitchell verbal tapout end of the round one.
Melissa Edwards(Lucerne Valley) lost to Rebecca Main via 3 round unanimous decision.
Michael Sanchez(Victorville) defeated Bob Villueneva by TKO, ref stoppage, 2:06 into round one.
Jose Lopez(Lucerne Valley) defeated Rick Fell by rear naked choke 1:49 into round two.
Luis Cruz(Lucerne Valley) defeated Daniel Marino(Apple Valley) by KO, :04 into round one.
In the King of the Cage Amateur Lightweight Title, Aaron Williams(Lucerne Valley) lost to Jacob Malili by a three round Split decision.

Sept 10: at C3 fights in Newkirk, OK
Cody Bollinger(Phelan) defeated Cameron Dollar by a 3 round Unanimous Decision. All three Judges scored it 30-27.

Sept 15: at a King of the Cage event in Highland, CA
Lucas Taber(Serrano Grad) defeated Jimmy Stormo by armbar :42 into round one.
Alex Rickard(Hesperia) lost to Gabe Rivas by TKO, ref stoppage, 2:59 into round one.

Sept 17: at Bellator Fighting Championship in Hollywood, FL
Bryan Baker(Granite Hills graduate) defeated Jared Hess by TKO, ref stoppage due to strikes 2:52 of round three. Baker advances in the 185 pound tournament.

Sept 30: at Rocky Mt Bad Boys in Colorado
Marcus Edwards(Granite Hills Grad) defeated Brian Scoggins by TKO(strikes) 1:04 into round one. Edwards improves to 10-0. The won unifies the RMBB and Beatdown MMA 155 lbs. titles.

OCTOBER UPDATE

Oct 15: at Bellator Fighting Championship in Atlantic City, NJ
Granite Hills Graduate, Bryan Baker lost to Vitor Vienna by TKO, ref stoppage due to strike, :54 into round one.

Oct 16: at Gladiator Challenge event at Soboba Casino.
Fred Williams(Victorville) defeated Johnathan Elenberger by Guillotine Choke 2:15 into round one.
Balentin Camargo(Hesperia) defeated Matt Anderson by TKO ref stoppage due to cut on eye :44 into round one.
Justin Berg(Victorville) lost to Shane Krutchenson by a three round Unanimous Decision.
Max Kabir(Victorville) defeated Kasey Roberts(Barstow) by rear naked choke :45 into round one.

Oct 29: at National Fight Alliance event in Burbank, California.
Jeremy Ramage(Lucerne Valley) defeated Ako Harper by a three round split decision. 29-28, 28-29, 30-27.

NOVEMBER UPDATE

Nov 5: at U of MMA event in Lake Elsinore, CA
Luis Cruz(Lucerne Valley) defeated Julien Reveles(Team Focus) by KO :06 into round one.
Paul Stone(Team Focus) lost to Robert Precie by Rear Naked Choke :55 into round one.
Ramon Jauregui(Cobra Kai) lost to Andrew Detwiler by TKO ref stoppage due to strikes :37 into round three.
Ken Ocean(Hesperia) defeated Roman Rodriguez by three round unanimous decision.
Jed scores the fight 30-27 Ocean
Mike scores the fight 30-27 Ocean
John Flores(Victorville) lost to Larry Stroud by a three round unanimous decision
Jed scores the fight 30-27 Stroud
Mike scores the fight 29-28 Flores

Nov 19: at UFC 139 event in San Jose, CA
Dan Henderson (Victor Valley High School allumi) defeated Mauricio “Shogun” Rua by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 48-47.

Nov 19: at Xplode Fight Series in Valley Center, California
Bakari McClain (Victorville) lost to Nick Gambrell(Silverlakes) by Submission (Kimura) in round 2.

Nov 19: at Cage vs Cons in Pico Rivera, CA
Paul Karsky (Victorville) lost to Marcus Gaines by armbar :58 into round one.

DECEMBER UPDATE

Dec 4: Gladiator Challenge event at Soboba Casino
Local fighters go 5-0 on the night
Cody Bollinger (Phelan) regained the 145 pound title belt. Bollinger defeated Aaron Neveu by a three round unanimous decision.
Brandon Lopez (MMA-1 gym) defeated Matt Shorey by Guillotine choke 1:00 into round one.
Brad Arringdale (Victorville) defeated Chris Floyd by rear naked choke 1:21 into round one.
Jeff Jones (Universal Grappling Academy) defeated Joey Apadoca by Guillotine choke :18 into round one
Tom Gloudeman (MMA-1 gym) defeated Anthony More by rear naked choke :59 into round one.

Dec. 10: At a King of the Cage event in Las Vegas. Local fighters go 3-2 on the night
Jonathan Noriega(Joe Stevenson Cobra kai) lost to
Jon Loftin by a three round unanimous decision.
Marcus Edwards (Granite Hills graduate) defeated Milan Zerial by a three round unanimous decision.
David Hernandez (Apple Valley) defeated Dale Jackson by TKO 30 seconds into round one.
Justin Hernandez (Apple Valley) defeated Carlos Garcia by a three round split decision (30-27, 29-25, 30-27).
Kenosha Saunders(Hesperia High School Grad) lost to Greg Joiner by a three round unanimous decision.

Dec 15: at King of the Cage event in Highland, CA
Jason Walraven(Victorville) defeated Lucas Taber(Serrano Grad) by a three round unanimous decision. All three judges score the bout 30-27.
Chris Culley(Hesperia) defeated Vince Ortiz by a three round unanimous decision. All three judges scored the fight 29-28.

Dec 16: at Invincible MMA Event
Nick Piecuch(Victorville) lost by Guillatine Choke in the first round.