Pictured: Adrenaline MMA skilled Mat Myers at Friday’s weigh-ins (Supply: Coastal Fight)
Adrenaline MMA athlete Mat Myers silenced the gang on Saturday evening as he captured the Coastal Fight welterweight strap with a stoppage of hometown fighter Ty Duncan at Coastal Fight 9.
Myers made his opponent know early that he wouldn’t be touching gloves after the preliminary pre-fight referee speak. Because the combat began, the Victorian got here in with a step-in elbow nevertheless Duncan labored in and took the combat to the bottom. There he attacked with a pair of tight guillotines, which Myers did properly to squeeze out of together with getting a takedown of his personal from the second guillotine. There he landed some quick strikes from contained in the guard earlier than Duncan escaped to his ft.
Myers lands one other step-in elbow, proper cross that rocked Duncan. The barrage shortly got here in and Myers landed heavy knees and a left dropped Duncan.
The referee instantly halted the combat to present Myers the win.
“His guillotine was depraved. He actually cranked it on,” Myers stated in his post-fight speech.
“I stated from the beginning, that ‘Ty was a really opportunistic grappler.’ He’s a tricky opponent however I might say his guillotines had been very shut.
“He [Ty Duncan] is a tough opponent to determine. His Jiu-Jitsu may be very harmful. My recreation plan is certainly to face and strike with these guys. I need to knock individuals out.
“I need to be generally known as placing powerful guys like Ty away.”
The 25-year-old strikes his file to 3-1 whereas Duncan drops to 5-3.
The semi-main occasion had two skilled interstate grapplers compete in a light-weight bout as newly awarded BJJ Black Belt, Aidan Aguilera went down the returning Jack Becker.
Becker made his intentions identified early, urgent the motion towards the cage the place he regarded for a takedown. It wasn’t till the ultimate 45-second when Becker efficiently acquired his palms round Aguilera’s again, picked him up and slammed him into the centre of the cage nevertheless completed the spherical defending an omoplata from Aguilera.
Becker, combating out of Western Australia, acquired the combat to the bottom early within the second spherical however with the expertise between the 2 on the bottom, neither fighter gave the opposite, a lot of a possibility to be energetic, throwing the occasional elbows whereas making an attempt to transition. Aguilera acquired opened up with an elbow contained in the guard and completed the spherical throwing heavy up-kicks that discovered their mark.
Aguilera wanted a stoppage or a really dominant spherical to face an opportunity in taking the competition as we entered the third spherical. An early low kick from Becker hit between the legs because the bout paused momentarily to permit Aguilera to recuperate. As soon as it recommenced, Becker closed the gap and right away took the combat to the bottom. Aguilera labored some area to flee, transitioned to a takedown of his personal as he picked Becker up, scrambled throughout the cage to slam his opponent on the opposite facet of the competition space. Becker instantly stood again to his ft and press towards the cage, with the double under-hooks making it laborious for Aguilera to defend. Aguilera attacked with a guillotine late within the combat however Becker was having none of it and handed to facet management simply earlier than the buzzer ended the competition.
The choice was unanimous as Beckers returned from a virtually three-year hiatus, to say the unanimous resolution nod.
Within the first pro-fight on the evening, Gregory Hearne from Cardio Flex scored what too many was a bit upset, as he stopped Wade Sclater within the second spherical. Sclater, returning to the cage after a protracted close to decade-long lay-off, began aggressively and had Hearne rocked within the opening seconds. Hearne, who was coming down from heavyweight to light-heavyweight for this contest, took the barrage and managed to show the tide by the halfway portion of the primary spherical. He pressed Sclater towards the cage and landed quick knees for the rest of the spherical
Within the second spherical, the 2 each threw a leg-kick which tripped Sclater to the canvas. Hearne adopted with heavy strikes from above and with Sclater not trying to enhance his place, the referee stepped in to halt the competition.
The official time got here 39-seconds into the second spherical.
The occasion befell on the Nambour Showgrounds on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.