World Series of Fighting 4 takes place this evening at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif., and features a light heavyweight main event between K-1 legend Tyrone Spong (1-0), in just his second pro MMA bout, taking on knockout artist Angel DeAnda (11-2).
ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) will provide LIVE results and play-by-play commentary throughout the evening.
WSOF 4 will broadcast LIVE on NBC Sports Network at at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT, with the prelims streaming LIVE on www.wsof.com starting at 8 p.m. ET.
World Series of Fighting 4 quick results:
- Tyrone Spong def. Angel DeAnda by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Marlon Moraes def. Brandon Hempleman by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Nick Newell def. Keon Caldwell by submission (Guillotine Choke) Rd 1 (2:07)
- Dave Huckaba def. Ray Sefo by TKO (punches) Rd 2 (4:32)
- Gesias Cavalcante def. Tyson Griffin by TKO (strikes) Rd 3 (1:37)
- Gerald Harris def. Jorge Santiago by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
- Lewis Gonzales def. Antonio McKee by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Jared Papazian def. John Robles by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Victor Valenzuela def. Isaac Gutierrez by submission (Rear Naked Choke) Rd 1 (2:41)
World Series of Fighting 4 play-by-play:
Gesias Cavalcante vs. Tyson Griffin
Round 1 – No touch of gloves. Left jab from JZ, front kick from Tyson. Right from Tyson, front kick. Leg kick. Left right combo counters a left hook from JZ. JZ ducks a head kick. Leg kick from Tyson. Nice left from Tyson, JZ ties him up against the cage, lands some knees. Right hook on the break from Tyson. JZ checks a leg kick. Body kick, left hook from JZ. Short uppercut from JZ in the clinch. Inside leg kick, again from Griffin. Head kick from JZ. Tyson returns same, blocked. Front kick from Tyson. JZ head hunting. Tyson circles on the outside, right hand. Right uppercut, right hook, leg kick from Tyson — after first faking a takedown. Right hook counter from JZ. Tyson shoots, stuffed, takes a knee to the gut. JZ checks an inside leg kick. Tyson gets a takedown before the bell, gets caught in a guillotine. PMN sees it 10-9 Tyson Griffin
Round 2 – They trade in the pocket showing some anger after shoving each other at the end of the last round. Tyson shoots, stuffed. Tyson on his knees. JZ holding a front headlock, lands some knees to the shoulders. Ref wants some improvement and separates them. Tyson circles on the outside. Head kick from JZ. Brief clinch, right hook from JZ. Big inside leg kick from Tyson. Left from JZ rocks Tyson. Body kick from JZ. Clinch. Break. Right from Tyson, JZ fires back and Tyson counters on the break. Leg kick from Tyson. Nice left from JZ. Right left follows. Leg kick from Tyson. JZ with a big leg kick. Big leg kick from Tyson, left hook. Right from JZ. Head kick from JZ blocked. JZ ducks a head kick attempt in return. Close round… Gotta give it to JZ for damage. PMN sees it 10-9 for JZ.
Round 3 – Leg kick from Tyson but JZ puts him on his back straight away. Inside full guard, body shots from JZ. Big left elbow from JZ. JZ passes to half guard. Now to full mount and Tyson gives up his back. Flattens him out and softening him up with punches. Ref stops it and Griffin is super pissed. He wasn’t hurt but was taking unaswered shots. It was a pretty ridiculous stoppage to be honest.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Gesias Cavalcante def. Tyson Griffin by TKO (strikes) Rd 3 (1:37)
Dave Huckaba vs. Ray Sefo
Round 1 – Touch gloves. Inside leg kick Huckaba. High kick from Sefo, blocked. Leg kick Sefo. Thigh kick from Huckaba. Sefo misses a spinning backfist. Leg kick from Sefo. Huckaba light on his feet, he eats a left from Sefo. Leg kick Sefo. Leg kick Sefo, left hook, big leg kick follows. Inside leg kick Sefo. Big leg kick from Sefo. Again. Again, clinch from Huckaba. Presses Ray to the cage. Sefo turns him around, Huckaba turns him back around. Knee from Sefo. They trade elbows. Huckaba tries for a takedown but ends up on the bottom with Ray in side mount crucifix position. Huckaba escapes the crucifix but Ray still in side mount. PMN has it 10-9 Sefo.
Round 2 – Big spinning back kick to the gut knocks Huckaba to the cage. Leg kick from Sefo. Nice left hook, right hand from Huckaba. Leg kick from Sefo, high kick. Right from Sefo. Huckaba likes it and wants to trade. Lands an uppercut and a right. Huckaba shoots, stuffed. Left hook from Huckaba. Shoots again, stuffed. Sefo takes a low blow. Time called. Front kick from Huckaba. Left hook follows. Looking light on his feet. Right hand. Leg kick from Sefo. Left hand, leg kick, couple right hands, leg kick from Huckaba. Sefo with a couple leg kicks. Both guys posturing. Couple nice rights against the cage from Huckaba. Clinched against the cage. Big elbow from Sefo. Huckaba pressing him to the cage. Sefo turns him around. Huckaba goes for a trip, no dice. Leg kick from Sefo. Again. Left hand. Leg kick. Left hook from Huckaba. Left hook from Sefo. Right from Huckaba. Great fight. Sefo shoots, stuffed. Big leg kick. Left jab. Huckaba ducks a high kick and follows up with a huge punch combo against the cage and the ref waves it off. Amazing performance by Dave Huckaba. Beautiful.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Dave Huckaba def. Ray Sefo by TKO (punches) Rd 2 (4:32)
Keon Caldwell vs. Nick Newell
Round 1 – Leg kick inside by Newell. High kick from Caldwell blocked. Inside leg kick from Nick. He shoots, stuffed, rolls to his back. Grabs a leg and gets to his feet looking for the takedown, pressing Caldwell to the cage, gets the single leg takedown. Elbow from Caldwell off his back, he gets to his feet. Newell with a right left. Knee from Caldwell but Newell lands a spinning elbow. Takedown from Nick. Caldwell back up. Left hook from Caldwell. Front kick. Leg kick from NIck. Takedown from Newell. Inside full guard. Nick passes to half. Hammerfist from Nick. Nick locks up a Nick Newell Guillotine choke and Caldwell taps out.The crowd is on their feet as Newell improves to 10-0.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Nick Newell def. Keon Caldwell by submission (Guillotine Choke) Rd 1 (2:07)
Brandon Hempleman vs. Marlon Moraes
Round 1 – Leg kick from Hempleman, high kick. LEg kick Moraes. Body shot from Moraes, then lands a head kick. Hempleman slips on a head kick and pops right up. Inside leg kick from Moraes. Leg kick Hempleman. Front kick Moraes. Right from Hempleman. Moraes with a right as Hempleman is retreating. Hempleman is quick though. Hempleman bleeding from his face. Leg kick from Moraes buckles Hempleman. Right counter drops Hempleman. Moraes lands some big bombs, moves to full mount. Hempleman gushing blood. Elbow from Moraes who is on top in half guard. Now in full guard. Moraes working the ground and pound. Ref finally stands them up. Touch gloves. Big leg kick from Hempleman. His face is completely read from blood. PMN has it 10-8 for Moraes.
Round 2 – Leg kick Moraes. Big leg kick again. Hempleman’s leg is jacked. Limping on it. Front kick Hempleman. Leg kick drops Hempleman. Now inside Hempleman’s full guard. Hempleman gets his back to the cage. Body shots from Moraes. Ref stands them up. Leg kick Moraes. Jab from Hempleman. Leg kick Moraes. Again. Hempleman is almost done. He can’t put any weight on the left leg. Another leg kick from Moraes. Hempleman dives for a leglock but misses it. He’s got real heart. Hempleman switches stances now. Head kick from Moraes. PMN has it 10-9 Moraes (maybe 10-8)
Round 3 – Hempleman hobbling before the bell. They hug. High kick from Hempleman blocked. Leg kick from Moraes. Again, to the other leg. Inside leg kick from Moraes to the other leg now. Leg kick Hempleman. They trade rights. They trade head kicks. Leg kick from Moraes. Huge right hook from Moraes. Hempleman eats it and smiles. Right from Moraes. Nice body kick from Moraes. Hempleman pressing. Combo from Moraes. Head kick from Moraes. Hempleman smiles. Hempleman is tough as nails. Left straight. Spinning back kick from Moraes knocks Hempleman back. Moraes just misses a 360 roundhouse. Right hook. Front kick from Moraes, Hempleman catches it, dumps Moraes, they scramble to their feet at the bell. PMN has it 10-9 and 30-27 for Hempleman.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Marlon Moraes def. Brandon Hempleman by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Tyrone Spong vs. Angel DeAnda
Round 1 – Touch gloves. Feints from Spong. Right counter from DeAnda after taking a leg kick. Head kick from Spong, slips to the ground, gets right up. Right from DeAnda. Front kick Spong. They trade leg kicks. Nice right from DeAnda, left. Body kick. Spong stalking. Thai plum and knee from Spong but got caught with a one two. Leg kick inside from Spong. Big leg kick from Spong. Left jab, inside leg kick from Spong. Left hook from Spong, left hook to the body. Left jab. Right counter from DeAnda. Left hand. Huge leg kick from Spong. Jab. Big leg kick from Spong. Another, inside. DeAnda with a right. Right to the body from Spong. Leg kick Spong. Big one. Another. Right from DeAnda. Spong drops him with an inside leg kick. Thai plum and a knee, right hand, leg kick from Spong. He’s breaking him down. PMN has it 10-9 Spong.
Round 2 – Left hand from DeAnda. Leg kick drops DeAnda. Spong with more leg kicks. DeAnda trying to fight back. Big left, Thai plum and knee from Spong. One two from DeAnda. Leg kick Spong. Big knee to belly from Spong. One two three from DeAnda. Leg kick Spong. DeAnda shoots, stuffed. Big leg kick from Spong. Body kick Spong. Leg kick. DeAnda shoots, stuffed. Right left counter from Spong. DeAnda eats it. Nice left from DeAnda. Left right from DeAnda. Leg kick Spong. Knee from Spong. DeAnda catches a leg, kicks with the other. Right from Spong, leg kick. Inside leg kick buckles DeAnda. DeAnda shoots, goes for a high single against the cage. DeAnda lands a big right and Spong fires back. Both guys landing nice shots. DeAnda loses his mouthpiece with 30 seconds left. Right from DeAnda. Right from Spong, leg kick. Left jab. Huge right to the body from Spong. 10-9 Spong.
Round 3 – Leg kick from Spong buckles him to the ground. Right back up. Inside leg kick from Spong. Again. Outside leg kick. Again. Right hand. Right hand. Left counter from DeAnda. Leg kick Spong. Big inside leg kick Spong, again. Again and buckles DeAnda. Uppercut from DeAnda. Leg kick, left hook from Spong. Leg kick again. Big right hand. Inside leg kick. Man DeAnda is tough. Leg kick Spong. Another inside leg kick from Spong. Stalking. Outside leg kick. One minute to go. Left jab Spong. Left jab, leg kick, right hand. Big inside leg kick from Spong, liver punch. DeAnda looks hurt but he’s making it the distance. PMN sees it 10-9 and 30-27 for Spong.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Tyrone Spong def. Angel DeAnda by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
How in the hell could anyone give one of those rounds to DeAnda? My god.
Thanks to @Zprophet_MMA for the GIFS