PRO MMA (promma.info) was on hand at the Grace Pavilion in Santa Rosa, CA for CCFC-10. Droves of fans packed the house to witness some of the Bay Area and Northern California’s up and coming young talent step inside the cage. The main card boasted eight bouts of 155 pounds or under and two main events featuring a middleweight title fight and a welterweight match up to decide who would become Cage Combat’s number one contender.
The first bout of the night showcased the featherweights as Eric Castile and Tomy Boyles squared off in the cage. Boyles wasted no time shooting in on Castile however, Boyles found himself locked inside a triangle choke after securing the take down. After a few punches to his head, Castile transitioned to an arm bar and scored the tap out victory at the 1:13 mark of the first round.
Lightweights Andy Miranda and Kyle Rideau started off exchanging blows on the feet but it didn’t last long. A right cross by Miranda sent Rideau to his back and Miranda started to work from Rideau’s guard. Miranda found himself underneath Rideau after an escaping an attempted arm bar. Miranda locked on a triangle choke and sank it in even deeper after Rideau lifted Miranda off the mat a few feet and slammed him down. Rideau tapped out with a little more than a minute to go in the first round.
One of the quickest fight of the night occurred after Daniel Mitchell slammed Osmar Delima after the two Lightweights clinched up in the center of the cage. Mitchell postured up after the drop and threw several devastating right hands, finishing the fight in thirty six seconds. Delima took some time to recover and the paramedics on sight almost had to step in with the stretcher. Luckily, Delima got up and motioned to the crowd that he was fine.
Former UFC middleweight Dave Terrell’s Nor-Cal Fighting Alliance made their presence felt on the card thanks to a arm bar victory for Jacob Hardgrove. After taking down Anthony Vidal in the center of cage, Hardgrove passed Vidal’s guard and moved from side control to mount with little resistance. Hardgrove softend up Vidal with a few strikes from the top before transitioning for the arm bar at 2:21 in the first round.
155 pounder Chris Quitiquit nabbed the first Knock Out of the night by dropping Zack Yngojo with a right upper cut at 2:34 in the first round. Quitiquit, a student of the Diaz brothers, was sent to the mat early in the first after Yngojo landed a left hook to Quitiquit’s temple. Yngojo couldn’t keep the Stockton resident down for long, Quitiquit worked back up to his feet and then forced Yngojo to the fence before ending the bout.
PRO MMA’s Matt De La Rosa took to the booth with Profightnetwork.com’s Lee Honish for the lone female bout of the evening. Katrina Alendal and Jamie Seaton stole the show with their fast paced styles and never ending gas tanks.
The two women were swinging for two full rounds and were deadlocked headed into the third. Alendal secured the take down with a minute thirty left to go in the third and passed to full mount. With the clock ticking down Alendal quickly transitioned for the arm bar. Seaton tried to fight it off; however, Alendal lifted her hips and extended Seaton’s arm earning the victory before the round came to a close.
Cassero and Boyles had a few nice exchanges on the feet before the fight hit the floor. Boyles opened up a cut over Cassero’s right eye after muscling the Santa Rosa resident to the ground and landing a few nice punches from the top. Cassero worked back up to the feet and scored a double leg take down against the fence. With his back against the cage, Cassero slid his left arm under Boyles neck and applied a D’Arce choke with a minute and two seconds left to go in the first.
Adam Antolin and Taylor “The Ninja” McCorstin went to the distance for the cards only decision. However, the two 135 pounders did not disappoint the crowd. Antolin, a Cung Le product, and McCorstin both showed off their competent stand up skills, including some high level wrestling ability. While Antolin worked well on the feet in the first, he couldn’t stop “The Ninja’s” take downs and ground game in the later rounds. The judges saw it 29-28 twice and 30-27, giving McCornstin his first victory as a pro.
The co-main event saw Pat Minihan and Ky Hollenbeck put their undefeated records, as well as a shot at Jeremiah Metcalfe’s 170 pound title, on the line. Minihan, an American Kickboxing Academy fighter, was able to push Hollenbeck against the fence and worked well in the clinch.
Hollenbeck broke away and started to show off his superior Muay-Thai skills and opened up a cut on Minihan’s forehead with a standing elbow. Although Hollenbeck looked to keep the fight on the feet, he jumped on Minhan’s back and brought down the AKA fighter with a rear naked choke. Minihan tapped at 4:24 in the first round.
David Mitchell put his 185 pound title on the line against Strikeforce veteran and Team Voodoo member; Josh Neal.
Mitchell shot in immediately and took Neal to the ground. The champion weathered a quick barrage of blows before grabbing Neal’s arm and forcing the challenger to tap out. Mitchell needed only twenty eight seconds to defend his Cage Combat Middleweight title and put the Nor-Cal Fighting Alliance’s record at 3-0 for the evening.
CCFC-10 Complete Results:
- David Mitchell def. Josh Neal by Arm Bar Rd. 1 – 1:28
- Ky Hollenbeck def. Pat Miniha by Rear Naked Choke Rd. 1 – 4:24
- Taylor McCorstin def. Adam Antolin by Unanimous Decision Rd. 3 – 3:00
- Marcello Cassero def. Tony Boyles by Brabo Choke Rd. 1 – 3:58
- Katrina Alendal def. Jamie Seaton by Arm Bar Rd. 3 – 1:07
- Chris Quitiquit def. Zack Yngojo by Knock Out Rd. 1 – 2:34
- Jacob Hardgrove def. Anthony Vidall by Arm Bar Rd. 1 -2:21
- Daniel Mitchell def. Osmar Delima by TKO Rd. 1 – 0:36
- Andy Miranda def. Kyle Rideau by Triangle Choke Rd. 1 – 2:59
- Eric Castile def. Tony Boyles by Arm Bar Rd. 1 – 1:13