Spartan Fighting Championship returns to the National Guard Armory in Ashland, Ky., this evening with “SFC 11: Destruction“. The card is headlined with four professional bouts, including an SFC bantamweight title bout between ProMMAnow.com’s 2009 Amateur Fighter of the Year, Thomas Campbell (3-1) and undefeated West Virginia fighter, Cornelius Godfrey (3-0) in the co-main event.
In the main event undefeated Jason Butcher (2-0) of Ground Zero in Huntington, W.V., will look to stay unbeaten against possibly his toughest opponent to date. Jared “Honey” Combs (6-1) hasn’t lost since 2009 and is riding a five-fight win streak. Both fighters are looking to establish themselves as the top middleweight in the Ohio Valley Region.
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“SFC 11: Destruction” quick results:
- B.J. Nelson def. Jason Renfro by submission (keylock) Rd 1 (1:08)
- Steve Scott def. Anthony Caudill by TKO (strikes) Rd 2 (1:03)
- Drew Cook def. Clayton Carpenter by knockout (slam) Rd 1 (1:00)
- Cody Harris def. Michael Napier by submission (strikes) Rd 1 (:52)
- Augusta Tindall def. Eric Jarvis by KO (strikes) Rd 2 (:16)
- Ben Cook def. Chris Dunn by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 2 (1:54)
- Michael Seals def. Michael West by submission (omoplata) Rd 1 (2:50)
- Chris Brown def. James Williams by unanimous decision Rd 5 (3:00)
- Donta Wade def. Jesse Stover by TKO (strikes) Rd 1 (2:15)
- Jesus “Huey” Contreras def. Zachary Odem by TKO (strikes) Rd 2 (4:39)
- Cornelius Godfrey def. Thomas Campbell by TKO (strikes) Rd 2 (3:56)
- Jason Butcher def. Jared Combs by submission (Triangle choke) Rd 1 (3:00)
“SFC 11: Destruction” LIVE updates:
Jason Renfro vs. BJ Nelson
Round 1 – Nelson gets a takedown and full mount early in the round. Renfro tries to get up, they scramble but Nelson returns to full mount and locks on a keylock submission at 1:08.
OFFICIAL RESULT: B.J. Nelson def. Jason Renfro by submission (keylock) Rd 1 (1:08)
Steve Scott vs. Anthony Caudill
Round 1 – Scott gets a takedown early, works from inside full guard. Scott postures up, lands a few nice punches. Caudill gets mounted and is trying to hold on. Scott locks on an arm triangle, moving to the side, but lets it go and returns to mount. Uses a one hand choke with punches, time is up. PMN scores Rd 1 10-9 for Scott.
Round 2 – Lights just went out. Leg kick from Caudill. Scott puts him on his back once again and starts with the ground and pound. Scott in half guard, holding Caudill down with a forearm on the neck. He gets full mount and pounds out Caudill who covers up and turns away. Completely domination.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Steve Scott def. Anthony Caudill by TKO (strikes) Rd 2 (1:03)
Clayton Carpenter vs. Drew Cook
Round 1 – Cook ties Carpenter up and pushes him to the cage. Carpenter gets a headlock on Cook but Cook picks him up for a hard slam that looks like it almost knocked him out. Cook finishes him off with several punches but this Dustin Ware student may have finished him with the slam alone. A big win for Cook in his MMA debut! And they rule it a KO due to slam.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Drew Cook def. Clayton Carpenter by knockout (slam) Rd 1 (1:00)
Michael Napier vs. Cody Harris
Round 1 – Harris gets Napier to the ground quickly with a judo throw. Napier gets up but after a suplex Cody gets mount and knocks Napier out with punches very quickly. They call it a submission due to strikes.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Cody Harris def. Michael Napier by submission (strikes) Rd 1 (:52)
Eric Jarvis vs. Augusta Tindall
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OFFICIAL RESULT: Augusta Tindall def. Eric Jarvis by KO (strikes) Rd 2 (:16)
Ben Cook vs. Chris Dunn (Champion) – 155 Amateur Title
Round 1 – Dunn gets an easy takedown right away. Dunn on top in half guard. Cook tries to sweep and succeeds, ending up on top in half guard. Dunn looking for a kimura, Cook is free of it and lands a few body shots. Cook gets full mount but Dunn recovers half guard, lands a few body shots and sweeps. Cook sweeps, ends up on top inside guard, picks Dunn up for a slam but Dunn hangs on as Cook lands body shots from top position in half guard. PMN scores the round 10-9 for Cook.
Round 2 – Dunn slips on a front kick. Cook ties him up and puts Dunn down. Cook on top in half guard, moves to full mount rather easily. Cook softening Dunn up with some ground and pound, scoots him against the cage. Cook punches away until Dunn gives up his back. Cook locks on the choke and this fight si over — Cook is the new champ.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Ben Cook def. Chris Dunn by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 2 (1:54)
Michael West vs. Michael Seals – 170 Amateur Title (Vacant)
Round 1 – They tie up, Seals backs West into the cage. Seals looking for the trip as they struggle in the clinch. West with a couple body shots. Right hand from West, Seals dumps in with a big takedown and lands in side control where he then moves to mount. West sweeps but gets his arm caught in an omoplata. Seals cranks it and West taps out. Wow! Very impressive from the 4 Seasons fighter.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Michael Seals def. Michael West by submission (omoplata) Rd 1 (2:50)
Chris Brown vs James “Sugar Bear” Williams – 205 Amateur Title (Vacant)
Round 1 – Williams shoots, pushes Brown to the cage. Williams gets the takedown. Brown gets to his knees and feet. Clinched. Brown with a couple knees to the body. A couple more from the clinch, another one to the leg and some punches to Williams’ body. They remain in the clinch until the bell. Close round. PMN scores it 10-9 for Brown.
Round 2 – They come out swinging with Brown getting the better of it. Williams pushes him to the cage. Knee from Bown. Knee to the face and body from Brown. Williams backs up and squares off. Leg kick from Brown. Thai clinch and a big knee from Brown. Knee to the thigh, to the body. More knees. Williams doing nothing but holding on and taking knees and punches. Brown backs up and lands some shots. Williams initiates the clinch immediately, hanging on. More knees from Brown to the thighs and body. PMN scores the round 10-9 for Brown.
Round 3 – Williams shoots, stuffed. Clinch. Knees from Brown. Front kick from Brown after they separate briefly. Williams clinches up again. Big knee from Brown. Williams leaning on Brown. Brown backs out with a couple rights, knees to the thighs. Williams is not going to make it five rounds. He looks very tired, doubled over. PMN scores the round 10-9 for Brown.
Round 4 – Williams gets a takedown. Brown holding a front headlock. Williams just laying there not doing anything. Ref stands them up. Knee from Brown to the body, they trade big punches and Williams lands a couple nice ones before clinching up. Nice exchange, Williams got the better of it. Ref separates them. Nice right from Williams, knee from Brown. PMN scores the round 10-9 Williams.
Round 5 – They come out swinging and Williams lands a couple of nice rights. He pushes Brown to the cage. Knee from Brown. Williams leaning on Brown, turns him around and drives him across the cage for a takedown. Brown gets right up, clinched, knees from Brown and punches to the body. Brown hammerfisting Williams’ thighs and kneeing his thighs. Ref separates them. They throw a few punches before clinching and returning to the same position. PMN scores the round 10-9 for Brown and the fight 49-46 for Brown.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Chris Brown def. James Williams by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 50-45) Rd 5 (3:00)
Donta Wade vs. Jesse Stover
Round 1 – Stover gets his leg caught from a kick. Wade pushes him to the cage. Stover shoots, stuffed, but he has hold of one leg. After a stalemate Wade unleashes several hammerfists until the referee is forced to stop the fight.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Donta Wade def. Jesse Stover by TKO (strikes) Rd 1 (2:15)
Jesus “Huey” Contreras vs. Zachary Odem
Round 1 – Odem is from Clarksville, Tenn. Leg kick from Odem, shoots, gets a double leg on the first try. Contreras looking for a standing kimura as Odem hangs on, body blows from Odem before scoring a a takedown. Contreras bleeding from his eye, trying to get up. He gets to his feet and Odem is up as well. PMN scores the round 10-9 for Odem.
Round 2 – Leg kick from Odem. They trade a few punches. Tw leg kicks from Odem. He throws a kick and slips to the ground. Conteras kicks to the legs and the ref lets Odem up. Odem shoots, stuffed. Odem with a leg kick. They trade some punches. Contreras backs him to the cage and lands a couple nice punches forcing Odem to shoot. Odem shoots, stffed. Odem puts his hands on his knees and Contreras unleashes a combo. Odem shoots, stuffed. Ref lets him up. Odem puts his hands on his knees, almost looks to be playing possum. Contreras picks him apart with a flurry of punches. He shoots, stuffed. Contreras lands more punches. Odem puts his hands on his legs again and Contreras lands about 100 punches before the ref finally saves him. Not sure what he was waiting for. Odem was doing pretty good until he completely gassed. Nice comeback by Contreras in his pro debut.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Jesus “Huey” Contreras def. Zachary Odem by TKO (strikes) Rd 2 (4:39)
Cornelius Godfrey vs Thomas Campbell (135 Pro Title Fight)
NOTE: First bantamweight pro title fight in Kentucky history.
Round 1 -Thomas with a nice Pro MMA Now patch on his shorts. Leg kick from Thomas, he pushes Godfrey to the cage. Looking for the takedown. Godfrey gets a body lock, muscles Campbell to the cage. Gets the takedown. Postures up as Thomas gets full guard. Thomas gets Godfrey’s arm in a scissors type lock. Godfrey escapes and Campbell has top position in half guard. Godfrey gets full guard. He throws his legs up as Thomas lands body shots. Godfrey looking for a kimura, uses it to sweep to full mount. Thomas gets half guard. Godfrey moves to side mount. Godfrey stands up. Ref lets Thomas up. Leg kick from Thomas. He shoots for a single. Nice reverse elbow from Thomas lands in the face of Godfrey. Thomas still holding the leg. Close round.
Round 2 – Touch gloves. Trade leg kicks. Right hand from Godfrey. Thomas shoots. Knee from Godfrey. Couple of elbows from Godfrey. Thomas gets Godfrey down but just barely as he gets right back to his feet. Thomas pushing Godfrey into the cage, still looking for the takedown. Godfrey defending well. Ref separates them. Godfrey lands a nice combo and Cambell dives in for a leg. Lets go and lays on his back. Godfrey calls him up. He lands an uppercut as Campbell shoots. Godfrey with some body shots then hammerfists to the face until the fight is over. Looks like the body shots may have hurt him.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Cornelius Godfrey def. Thomas Campbell by TKO (strikes) Rd 2 (3:56)
NOTE: Godfrey had already won several titles in several different weight classes. Very talented guy and a former West Virginia state champion wrestler.
Jason Butcher vs Jared Combs
Round 1 -Butcher comes out swinging. Combs with a spinning backfist, misses, Butcher pushes him to the cage but Combs gets a body lock takedown, inside Butcher’s full guard. Butcher sweeps as the crowd erupts. Combs makes it to his feet. Leg kick, eats a right, clinch. Combs pushes him to the cage. He backs out, misses a head kick. Butcher comes forward punching, gets dumped on his back with a slam. Combs inside full guard. Butcher throws up a triangle and Combs taps very quickly. Wow, very impressive win by Butcher who improves to 3-0 with three first round wins. The crowd erupts to the local hero’s win.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Jason Butcher def. Jared Combs by submission (Triangle choke) Rd 1 (3:00)