“MMA Big Show: Onslaught” is taking place Saturday, Nov. 28, at Belterra Casino in Florence, Ind. Headlining the card is The Ultimate Fighter veteran Junie Allen Browning taking on Taekwondo black belt Scott Cornwell.
Several of the region’s top MMA academies are represented including Daddis, Hamilton TKD, Team Vision, Extreme MMA, Fairfield Gym, and G-Force.
ProMMA.info will be providing live real-time results throughout the night and a play-by-play of the main card.
•Ryan Stamper def. Josh Pratt by submission (armbar) Rd 1 (2:53)
•Nathan Campbell def. Josh Lobenstien by TKO (strikes) Rd 1
•Will Northern def. Mark Tucker by TKO (strikes) Rd 1 (2:28)
•Quinton Sampson def. Duprie Moon Jr. by submission (guillotine choke) Rd 2 (2:20)
•Jake Bello def. Dustin Howell by doctor stoppage Rd 1 (0:27)
•Leando “Tiger” Banks def. Tim Riffle by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
•Chris Potee def. Joe Cox by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (0:48)
•Joe Pegg def. Roger Hahn by TKO (strikes) Rd 2 (1:56 )
•Michael Dabe def. Brian Francisco by submission (arm triangle) Rd 2 (2:02)
•Dustin Center def. Corey Farell by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (1:59)
•Danny Surface draws Derek Gibson by unanimous decision (28-27, 28-29, 28-28)
•Chris Bennett def. Brian Karmolinski by TKO (punches) Rd 1 (0:49)
•Mojo Horne def. Kevin Barkdull by submission (Rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (4:01)
•Junie Browning def. Scott Cornwell by submission (triangle choke) Rd 1 (3:13)
Brian Francisco vs. Michael Dabe
Round 1 – Front kick by Dabe. They exchange shots, Francisco then gets a takedown. Dabe gets up briefly, but Francisco goes for a guillotine. This allows Dabe to get full mount and pound away. Francisco covers up and reverses as the round comes to an end. ProMMA.info scores that round 10-9 for Dabe.
Round 2 – Head kick barely misses for Dabe. Front kick by Dabe. Dabe shoots, pulls guard, and quickly reverses, then Francisco reverses to top position. Dabe immediately reverses back to top position. They scramble and Francisco ends up in Dabe’s full guard, where Dabe quickly locks in an arm triangle from the bottom and Francisco taps out.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Michael Dabe def. Brian Francisco by submission (arm triangle) Rd 2 (2:02)
Corey Farell vs. Dustin Center
Round 1 – Two kicks from Center, then he shoots, goes to side control. Farell has Center’s head locked up, lets it go. Center in side control, grinding his elbow in Farell’s face. Goes for an armbar but not able to get it. Center still in side control, takes Farell’s back and starts raining down shots. Goes for the choke and gets it. Dustin Center made that fight look elementary. His wrestling was too skillful.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Dustin Center def. Corey Farell by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (1:59)
Derek Gibson vs. Danny Surface
Round 1 – Danny Surface is a very stout 205 lbs. and looks to be the much stronger fighter. Gibson is 10-3. Surface gets his leg kick caught and gets taken down, but gets right up. Surface takes Gibson down and gets mount. Gibson reverses and is in Surface’s guard. Surface locks in an arm triangle from the bottom, Gibson trying to soften him up and does. Surface goes for an armbar but Gibson gets free. Gibson lands some elbows from inside Surface’s guard. Gibson rains down some punches as he postures up. ProMMA.info scores this round 10-9 for Gibson.
Round 2 – Gibson swings, then charges forward for a takedown. Surface goes for a guillotine but lets it go. Gibson sill looking for the takedown and gets it, however, Surface takes Gibson’s back and is landing shots. Referee Roger Bowling takes a point from Surface for repeatedly hitting Gibson in the back of the head. He said he told him three times to stop. Surface is bleeding from his nose. Gibson is given time to recover. They re-start. Gibson goes for the takedown, Surface trying to hold off the takedown. Gibson pressing him against the cage. Surface drops his weight on top of Gibson and puts him on the ground, where he takes his back and lands a slew of punches before Gibson rolls and the bell sounds. Due to the point deduction ProMMA.info gives that round a draw.
Round 3 – They clinch up, Surface gets the takedown by scooping Gibson’s legs out from under him. Surface landing some big knees to Gibson’s ribs from the side. Surface in Gibson’s open guard, passes to side mount. Surface pours on the heat with a bunch of elbows. Gibson is cut up now. Surface gets full mount. Surface moves back to side mount and gets a school yard choke and pounds away with the other fist. Gibson tries to kick out but can’t get out. Roger Bowling (ref) says after the fight, “I would have stopped the fight but there was nothing on the punches.” ProMMA.info scores that round 10-9 for Surface and a draw for the fight. Whaddaya know – I called it perfect.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Danny Surface draws Derek Gibson (28-27, 28-29, 28-28)
Brian Karmolinski vs. Chris Bennett
–MMA Big Show Amateur Lightweight Title Fight–
Round 1 – Chris Bennett (15-1) is the LW Champ. Karmolinski (12-4) lands the first leg kick, then another. Bennett catches his leg kick and rains down punches on the downed Karmolinski. Brian gets back to his feet and takes a knee to the head. Bennett then drops him with a big right hand and finishes him off with a flurry. Chris Bennett the champ moves to 16-1 as an amateur. Bennett was extremely explosive and fast. — How many fights do you need to win before you go pro? — Bennett says he is only 19 and would like to win 25 before he turns pro. That’s a good number. If you don’t need the money… might as well wait, right?
OFFICIAL RESULT: Chris Bennett def. Brian Karmolinski by TKO (punches) Rd 1 (0:49)
Mojo Horne vs. Kevin Barkdull (pro)
Round 1 – They clinch, fight goes to the ground, Mojo ends up in side mount. Barkdull gets butterfly guard. Horne trains with Rich Franklin. Horne lands some shots from the top, still in butterfly guard. Horne moves to side mount, then north/south. Horne postures up, starts landing shots from standing position hovering over Barkdull. Barkdull looks for a leg lock, lets it go. Horne gets mount, then takes Barkdull’s back as he gives it up. Goes for the choke and locks in the rear-naked deep and it’s all over.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Mojo Horne def. Kevin Barkdull by submission (Rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (4:01)
Junie Allen Browning vs. Scott Cornwell (pro)
Round 1 – Junie gets a ton of boos as he comes out. He bows to the crowd as he enters. Shawn Tompkins is in his corner. Cornwell (1-0) vs. Browning (3-2) – Browning runs around the cage and slaps his opponent on the butt. A LOT of peoople are rooting for Cornwell in this fight and the applause for him is deafening. And the boos for Junie are just as loud. Junie grabs his crotch for the crowd and makes a face at the camera. Browning seems comfortable as the heel. — Junie drops Cornwell immediately with a right hand then jumps on top of him. Cornwell holding on from the bottom. Junie is in half guard. Junie tries to trap one of Cornwell’s arms, but Cornwell gets it free. Cornwell gives up his back, Browning rolls him over. Junie pulls rubber guard, looking for an gogoplata. Now Cornwell in Junie’s full guard. Junie locks in a triangle, adjusts it. It’s over. Cornwell taps. Cornwell was genuinely very disappointed. Junie’s turn to speak — He thanks everyone from Kentucky. He apologizes for not being “where he should be, in the UFC.” Then Junie says something to the effect of, “I try to come out here and put on a show, if you don’t like it then fuck ya’ll!” – Then Junie says, “LADIES, AFTER THIS I WANT TWO LINES, ONE FOR SUCKING AND ONE FOR FUCKING.” – Afterwards, you could hear one of the announcers say “What a moron.” Then you could hear the lady ring announcer say, “At least he didn’t touch me…”
OFFICIAL RESULT: Junie Browning def. Scott Cornwell by submission (triangle choke) Rd 1 (3:13)