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Vista, CA (3.21.15) – Archangel MMA World Wide Road2War3 went down in Rancho Santa Fe Motor Club on Saturday that featured some of the best amateur fighters from San Diego through the IE. It featured 2 title fights on the card Jamal Pogues took on Jared Vanderra for the vacant Heavyweight title it what was a rematch back from EPIC Fighting 27 and Alex Trinidad took on Joseph Williams for the vacant Featherweight title.
Before this card ever officially got underway the buzz for this event was very high as the fans started to fill in all the seats packing Rancho Santa Fe Motor Club. Team Arena came into Road2War3 with 8 fights on the card, but by start time they were down to 4 fighters. The crowd was very loud for Team Arena. As the night went on Cobra Kai lead by Joe Stevenson once again was on display as he lead his troops into battle and he continues to be active in the corner of his fighters who listen to every detail as he yells instructions through out he fights.
In the end the Fight of the Night was a toss up between Alex Trinidad vs Joseph Williams, which saw Trinidad’s new improved game plan or the raw strength of Dearmie Street vs Marcus Walston that saw 2 impressive moves from Street that included a suplex that sent Walston crashing to the mat that had everyone in there seats standing up saying “oh!!”. It was well put together show once again.
Make sure if your in the Vista area the next time Archangel MMA Worldwide puts on another show, make sure to head on down to Rancho Santa Fe Motor Club.
JoJo Marquez 0-0-0-0 from @joestevenson’s #CobraKai vs. Alberto Romo 0-1-0-0 from @GracieTemecula #Bantamweight
Both fighters come out aggressive and Romo hits a right, with a low leg kick that stops the bout for a moment. Fight resumes. Marquez scores with a brutal take down and goes to get on top, but Romo grabs him in a arm triangle attempt, but Marquez is able to pick him up an drop him to the ground on a brutal slam. Then Romo scores a upper cut that staggers Marquez.
Round 1: Romo
both fighters again come out as they both exchange, Romo was able to avoid the shots coming from Marquez. Romo scores a take down and then quickly transitions to arm bar attempt, He locks it in and pulls back The refs calls a stop to the fight.
Winner: Alberto Romo (1:22, via sub Arm Bar 2nd Round)
Carlos Cortez 0-1-0-0 from Team Quest vs. Christian Griffith 0-1-0-0 from @AllianceMMA #Bantamweight
Both fighters come out just throwing wildly and Griffith is able to push Cortez to the cage. Cortex is able to score the take down. Griffith from the bottom is working for a arm triangle, but Cortez is able to avoid the submission attempt and continue to work for positioning .
Round 1: Cortez (10-9)
Griffith comes out and connects with a left hook that staggers Cortez a little. Cortez comes back with a strong leg kick to Giffith right leg. Cortez is starting to find a zone with the inside leg kicks on Griffith. Both fighters exchange and Griffith lands a right hook. Cortez lands a right leg kick to the stomach of Griffith.
Round 2: Griffith (10-9)
Griffith comes in for a uppercut and is avoided by Corte who then scores a double for a take down. Cortez is able to push Griffith away from the cage and as Griffith then tried to scramble but ate some punches trying to get up. Ten Cortez was able to take Griffith back and hooked in a body triangle, then went to work on trying to secure the rear naked choke, Griffith rolls to the right and it allows Cortez to lock it in.
Winner: Carlos Cortez (1:41, via sub Rear Naked Choke 3rd Round)
Chris Owen 0-0-0-0 from @joestevenson’s #CobraKai vs. Addie Sann 0-0-0-0 from Combined Martial Science #Welterweight
Another fight where the fighters both come out aggressive. Sann pushes Owen to the cage, Owen is able to get back off the cage and then Owen rocks Sann. Sann then slams Owen. Both fighters back to there feet and exchange that saw Sann get rocked again. Then Owen lands some knees in the clinch and scores another take down towards the end.
Round 1: Owen
Owen went for a take down, but Sann is able to defend off and push him to the cage. Sann is able to reverse off the cage and lands a knee of his own. Owen lands a upper cut that lands, but it was Sann that scores the take down. Both fighters back to there feet, but Sann has the cage position. Owen lands a knee to the body and the a right.
Round 2: Owen
Owen his a right then a left. Then he gets Sann in the clinch again and nails 3 knees in the clinch and shoots for the take down, but it’s Sann that scores a take down. Owen from his back nearly locks in a arm triangle. Owen unleashes on a barrage of punches that he just landed at will, but then Sann is able to shoot for a take down, but Owen gets the guillotine choke in. Sann is able to slip out of it. Both fighters get back and Owen finishes strong.
Round 3: Owen
Winner: Chris Owen (30-27 All judges Unanimous Decision)
Andreu Mendoza 1-1-0-0 The Fight Academy vs. James Horoi Morohi 1-0-0-0 from @TheArenaMMA #Middleweight
Morohi comes out and hits a leg kick to the lead leg of Mendoza. Both fighters enter the clinch and Mendoza is able to score the first take down and pulls guard. Mendoza locks in the guillotine choke as Morohi taps.
Winner: Andreu Mendoza (56 secs via sub guillotine 1st round)
Michael Gallo 0-0-0-0 from @AllianceMMA vs. Tamahau MC COMB 1-0-0-0 @TheArenaMMA #Welterweight
McComb comes out and hits a right hook, but Gallo is able to corral MC COMB and score a take down. Gallo was able to get full mount and roll MC COMB to his back where he was able to almost score a RNC. But MC COMB is able to avoid and able to get back to his feet. Then from the standing position MC COMB is able to grab the guillotine, but Gallo is able to get out of it. However Gallo catches MC COMB in the anaconda choke and gator rolls with it, but MC COMB is able to reverse to avoid tapping at the end of the round.
Round 1: Gallo
Gallo scores the early take down and moves to full mount. Gallo tries to posture up an throws some punches from the mount. MC COMB is able to get back to his knees, but gives his head up to Gallo who again grabs a guillotine and turns it into yet another anaconda choke attempt as he gator rolls. This time MC COMB wasn’t able to avoid the submission.
Winner: Michael Gallo (:57 secs, via sub D’arce Choke 2nd round)
Louie De La Torre 1-0-0-0 Gonzalez Fighting System vs. Jefferson Creighton 2-1-0-0 from @TheArenaMMA #Lightweight
De La Torre is able to score the first take down and move to the back of Creighton. Creighton is able to avoid and roll to is back, but De La Torre is able to get full mount and he tries to throw short punches. Creighton is able to get back into his guard and back to his feet. De La Torre ties Creighton’s arm behind his back up against the cage and hits punches in the clinch.
Round 1: De La Torre
De La Torre shoots in for the take down, Creighton does his best to avoid the take down attempt. However De La Torre is able to score the take down and move to the d’arce choke, then he locks it in and rolls Creighton over and scores the submission.
Winner: Louie De La Torre ( :56 secs, via sub d’arce choke 2nd round)
Marcus Walston 0-0-0-0 from @AllianceMMA vs. Dearmie Street 0-0-0-0 from Smash Squad #LtHeavyweight
Street scores a big take down to start; but then Walston is able to make an attempt at a submission from a head triangle, but Street is able to get out and back to his feet. But Walston is landing shots. Walston is able to push Street to the cage and then Walston scores a knee to the chin. Street scores a take down and ends in side control raining down shots.
Round 1: Street
Walston comes out and hits a high leg kick. Then Street hits a “rock bottom” to Walston and starts ground and pound. Both fighters are back up and then Street with another take down, he gets Walstons back and locks in a RNC, but Walston doesn’t tap and Street starts punching away.
Round 2: Street
Street with a suplex to Walston halfway across the octagon. Walston gets back up and then Street takes him down again and finishes the fight with ground and pound.
Winner: Dearmie Street ( :59 secs, via TKO strikes 3rd Round)
Jared Vanderaa 4-3-0-0 from Head Hunter State Rank: 5 (+1) vs. Jamal Pogues 3-1-0-0 from @joestevenson’s #CobraKai State Rank: 3 #Heavyweight
Pogues lands a hard body kick and pushes Vanderaa to the cage and scores a take down. Pogues moves into side control and is trying to work Vanderaa is able to switch out and get back to his feet as he gets Pogues back. Pogues is able to reverse and attempt a Kimora. Both fighters back to there feet, then Pogues is able to score a take down. Pogues ends the round as he passes guard into full mount.
Round 1: Pogues
Pogues comes out fakes with the left and connects with a right. Pogues shoots in and scores the take down. Vanderaa is able to reverse the take down and get position, but Pogues is able to get up. Pogues gets cage control. Vanderaa changes it and gets cage control and is able to get Pogues back and connect with punches inside the clinch against the cage. Pogues is able to turn off the cage so that he faces each other and attempts a leg sweep, but is blocked by Vanderaa. Vanderra is able to avoid the take down and as Pogues goes for another take down attempt it’s blocked by Vanderra as he then throws punches to the ribs of Pogues.
Round 2: Vanderaa
Vanderra connects with a left hook. Pogues gets the under hooks in and pushes Vanderaa up against the cage as he attempts a single, however Vanderaa is doing a great job this round avoiding the take down. Pogues is able to get Vanderaa’s back and attempt at a RNC. The round ended with Vanderaa avoiding the take down
Round 3: Pogues
Winner: Jamal Pogues (29-28 Pogues, 29-28 Vanderaa, 29-28 Pogues via UD And New Archangel MMA World Wide Heavyweight Champion)
Alex Trinidad 3-1-0-0 from @TheArenaMMA vs. Joseph Williams 3-0-0-0 Excel Jiu Jitsu/Carlson Gracie Temecula/High Performance Training Center State Rank: 13 #Lightweight
Trinidad scores a nice body kick to the ribs of Williams and slips. Williams tries to attack quickly, but Trinidad gets the take down. Williams is able to grab Trinidad’s arm, Trinidad tries to power out of it with a slam; however Williams is able to hold onto the arm bar attempt. Trinidad is able to push out and get his arm free and lands some heavy strikes to Williams. Trinidad gets into side control and rains down some ground and pound. Trinidad connecting with short elbows to the ribs.
Round 1: Trinidad
Trinidad hits a right, then a low inside leg kick. Then Trinidad hits a body kick that lands flesh to the ribs of Williams and follows up by backing Williams up against the cage. Trinidad scores with a right hand that sends Williams down to the mat. Ref stops
Winner: Alex Trinidad (via TKO Strikes 2nd Round and New Archangel MMA Featherweight Champion)