PROMMA.INFO will be bringing you live play-by-play results and commentary for tonight’s “HDNet PRESENTS M-1 GLOBAL: BREAKTHROUGH.” Headlining tonight’s card is our buddy King Mo Lawal taking on “The Smashing Machine” Mark Kerr. Kerr will have the weight advantage weighing in at 263 lbs., while Mo weighed in at 219 lbs. Live from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Mo., this is M-1 Global’s first major card in the U.S.
Also on the card tonight will be a special sparring exhibition match between Gegard Mousasi and Fedor Emelianenko.
- Muhammed Lawal (5-0) def. Mark Kerr (15-11, 1 NC) by TKO (Punches) at 0:25 of Round 1
- Karl Amoussou (11-2-1) def. John Doyle (8-9, 1 NC) by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:15 of Round 1
- Lucio Linhares (13-4) def. Mikhail Zayats (9-4) by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:00 of Round 1
- Jessie Gibbs (9-2) def. Rob Broughton (10-5-1) by Unanimous Decision
- Michael Kita (6-3) def. Lloyd “Kadillac” Marshbanks (18-9) by Submission (Strikes) at 1:50 of Round 1
- Daisuke Nakamura (20-10) def. Ferrid “The Hurricane” Kheder (13-5) by Unanimous Decision
Undercard Results (untelevised)
- Alexey Oleinik (24-4-1) drew with Rogent Lloret (7-1-1, 1 NC)
- Eric Marriott (14-0) vs. Tim Bazer (9-7) by Unanimous Decision
- Sean “P-Town” Wilson (20-10) vs. Josh Arocho (3-7) by KO at 3:05 of Round 1
- Rudy Bears (10-3) def. Brendan Seguin (17-16-1) by TKO (Punches) at 1:01 of Round 2
- Mollie Ahlers-Estes (1-0) def. Andria Caplan (0-1) by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) at 3:00 of Round 1
Daisuke Nakamura vs. Ferrid Kheder
Round 1 – Nakamura starts with a leg kick then follows up with a few punches. Kheder throws a leg kick of his own. Nakamura with another leg kick. Nakamura is hanging back and shoots in with a couple of strikes then gets back out. The clinch against the ropes in the corner. Nakamura lands some knees to the body and legs. They separate and move to center ring. Nakamura lands a couple of punches. Kheder not throwing many strikes at all. Knee to the body by Nakamura. Kheder lands a left hook. Nakamura turns on the heat and lands some big shots. Kheder lands one of his own. Nakamura is picking him apart. Leg kick by Kheder., followed by a right hand. Right hand by Nakamura. PRO MMA gives that round to Nakamura 10-9.
Round 2 – Punch followed by a leg kick by Nakamura. Kheder throws a few punches. Lef hand by Nakamura connects. Left hook connects by Kheder, followed by a couple more shots. Nakamura’s hands down are hurting him now as Kheder lands a few. They start trading and Nakamura goes for a flying armbar but misses. Kheder lands a nice left. Kheder lands some more shots. Nakamura still getting the better of the round, but Kheder lands a big leg kick that drops Nakamura to the mat. Nakamura gets up they trade shots and Nakamura goes for a flying armbar again, but no dice. Nakamura is being more aggressive over all. Nakamura lands some jabs. Kheder’s face looks beat up. PRO MMA gives the round to Nakamura 10-9.
Round 3 – Stream cut out for a minute. Huge takedown by Kheder. Slammed him hard. But Nakamura is back up. Time out is called to fix Kheder’s glove. Nakamura lands a one-two shot. Kheder lands a couple of shots but Nakamura fires back with two good shots. Nakamura working a good left jab that he brings from his hips. Leg kick by Kheder. Flying armbar attempt again by Nakamura, but no dice. Kheder goes for an arm triangle but the bell sounds. PRO MMA scores the round 10-9 for Nakamura and scores the fight 30-27 for Nakamura. OFFICIAL RESULT: Daisuke Nakamura defeats Ferrid Kheder by unanimous decision (scores not given).
Lloyd Marshbanks vs. Michal Kita
Round 1 – Marshbanks catches a kick and tries to takes Kita down. They clinch up. Marshbanks gets the takedown and has side control. He mounts but Kita slips out and they are back to the feet. Marshbanks turtles up as Kita starts pounding Marshbanks. Marshbanks taps out on three separate occasions before the referee stops it. Michal Kita defeats Lloyd Marshbanks by submission (strikes) in round 1.
Jessie Gibbs vs. Rob Broughton
Round 1 – Broughton starts by throwing some jabs. They clinch and Broughton backs him into a corner. Still clinched after nearly a minute. Ref separates them. Broughton goes back to the jab. Gibbs throws a head kick that is blocked. Leg kick by Gibbs. Gibbs’ leg kick is checked and he falls to the ground. Broughton pounces and is in half guard. Gibbs sinks in a kimura but rolls out and Gibbs is in side control. Gibbs moves to half guard. Gibbs trying to improve position but Broughton defending well. Close round. PRO MMA scores the round 10-9 for Gibbs because he had a deep kimura and had more control on the ground.
Round 2 – Gibbs has a loss to Aleksander Emelianenko. Gibbs lands a front kick to Broughton’s belly. Broughton clinches up and gets Gibbs in a body lock. Broughton looks for a single leg but can’t get it. Head kick by Gibbs partially blocked. Nice body kick by Gibbs. Leg kick by Gibbs and the favor is returned. they clinch, and the ref separates them. Leg kick by Broughton. Gibbs with a head kick that is partly blocked. Left hand by Broughton. Right hand by Gibbs barely misses. Front kick by Gibbs. Nice right hand connects by Gibbs, then he lands a nice head kick. Boo’s from the crowd start up because of the slow pace. They clinch. PRO MMA scores round 2 for Gibbs 10-9.
Round 3 – They exchange kicks then clinch up and exchange knees to the thighs. Broughton puts Gibbs in the corner and looks for a single leg. Referee brings them back to center ring. Leg kick by Gibbs. Body kick by Gibbs. Guy Metzger who is announcing said he is a little disappointed in the fight. It does remind one of a sparring match. Gibbs gets the takedown and has side control. Broughton tries to escape and manages half guard. Gibbs pretty content just to lay and pray. Heavy boo’s from the crowd force the ref to stand the fighters up. Left punch by Gibbs. They exchange a couple of shots as the bell sounds. The crowd boo’s. The announcers admit their disappointment in the fight. PRO MMA scores the round 10-9 for Gibbs and the fight 30-27 for Gibbs. OFFICIAL RESULT: Jessie Gibbs defeats Rob Broughton by unanimous decision (no scores given).
Lucio “The Spartan” Linhares vs. Mikhail Zayats
Round 1 – Here we go. These guys looked pumped. Zayats with a jab and a leg kick. Linhares starts swinging and winging shots, he lands a right hand that connects on the back of the head and and drops Zayats to the floor. Linhares immediately jumps on him and sinks in a rear-naked choke forcing Zayats to tap out. Lucio Linhares defeats Mikhail Zayats by Rear-Naked Choke submission in Round 1 (1:00).
Karl “Psycho” Amoussou vs. “The Iron Bull” John Doyle
Round 1 – Amoussou looks incredibly intense. “Psycho” looks to be in full effect. Doyle catches Karl’s leg and gets the takedown. Amoussou has full guard. Doyle with some ground and pound. Amoussou controlling Doyle’s arms, he gets the sweep and has full mount. Doyle grabs on to Amoussou but to no avail. Amoussou starts pounding on him. Doyle is flailing. Amoussou goes for a rear-naked choke. Doyle defends it well momentarily then he taps. Karl Amoussou defeats John Doyle by Rear-Naked Choke submission in Round 1. Wanderlei Silva is quoted as calling Karl Amoussou “the future of mixed martial arts.”
Sparring Exhibition: “The Last Emperor” Fedor Emelianenko vs. “The Dreamcatcher” Gegard Mousasi
Round 1 – Both fighters are wearing their Gi’s. Fedor in a blue Gi and Gegard in a white Gi. The announcer just said Brock Lesnar would not last one round with Fedor. Fedor just threw Mousasi with a sambo throw. Mousasi shoots and tries to slam Fedor. Fedor throws Mousasi down and does it again. Mousasi returns the favor. Mousasi goes for an armbar on Fedor. Fedor rolls out and stands. Oh my god. Fedor just did another judo throw fast and hard. Mousasi gets Fedor in an omoplata. Mousasi tries to take him down but Fedor lands on top. Fedor gets an armbar and Mousasi taps.
This horrific announcer keeps pronouncing debut as “day – boo.”
Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs. Mark “The Smashing Machine” Kerr
Round 1 – The announcer just said Kerr has looked more like the Human Vending Machine as of late. King Mo has a whole new set of gals. No Japanese chicks this time… it’s good looking American honeys. Mo’s walk in seemed a little toned down. Mo tore his ACL in March. It’s really amazing he’s even in the ring right now. Kerr looks in better shape than in quite some time.He’s got some of his muscle back. Here we go. I’m nervous — Mo has nothing really to gain from this fight except exposure. Kerr got more cheers than Mo. Hope Mo does not underestimate Kerr. Mo gets a single leg and slammed Kerr and knocked Mark Kerr out. The mouthpiece flew fifteen feet across the ring out of Mark’s mouth. King Mo defeats Mark Kerr by knockout in Round 1 (:25).