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DELOS REYES FALLS IN DEBUT

The much anticipated UFC debut of Guam’s Jon “The Heat” Delos Reyes (JDR) ended just minutes into the first round

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By Robert Balajadia

Dustin Kimura was able to force JDR to tap after working a great ground game. (GSPN photo)

Dustin Kimura was able to force JDR to tap after working a great ground game. (GSPN photo)

The much anticipated UFC debut of Guam’s Jon “The Heat” Delos Reyes (JDR) ended just minutes into the first round as the Guam native got trapped in an arm bar submission by the dangerous jiu-jitsu of Dustin Kimura.

JDR came out with heavy hands which gave him the edge in the beginning of the fight as he connected with a sneaky left hook that dropped Kimura. JDR quickly tried to pounce on the stunned Kimura, but it ultimately appeared to be exactly where Kimura wanted the fight to go, to the ground.

JDR was aiming to land shots while standing, but the anxious Guam star chased Kimura to the ground where Kimura began to work his game.

“Kimura is displaying a great jiu-jitsu game, look at the way he is transitioning!” said UFC announcer Brian Stann.

JDR got a couple of clean shots on Kimura that dropped Kimura to the canvas. (GSPN photo)

JDR (purple trunks) got a couple of clean shots on Kimura that dropped Kimura to the canvas. (GSPN photo)

Kimura grabbed hold of JDR and transitioned to at least three different positions before grabbing hold of JDR’s arm where he cranked out the arm bar forcing JDR to tap, which Kimura later said he had to work so hard to find because of the strength of JDR.

Both fighters had fought in the PXC, as did majority of the fighters on the UFC 34 Fight Night card. As reportered earlier in the week on Facebook: Guam’s connections to UFC Fight Night 34

Jon Delos Reyes – second Guam fighter in UFC, former PXC bantamweight

Lim Hyun Gyu – former PXC welterweight champion

Will Chope – former PXC featherweight

Tae Hyun Bang – former PXC lightweight

Dustin Kimura – former PXC featherweight

Russel Doane – former PXC bantamweight

Tatsuya Kawajiri – fought Guam’s Melchor Manibusan in Dream 11

Here’s how the entire card went down:

GSPN proudly sponsored JDR for his first UFC fight in Singapore.

GSPN proudly sponsored JDR for his first UFC fight in Singapore.

Tarec Saffiedine def. Hyun Gyu Lim via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)

Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Sean Soriano via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 0:50

Kiichi Kunimoto def. Luiz Dutra via disqualification (illegal elbows) – Round 1, 2:57

Kyung Ho Kang def. Shunichi Shimizu via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 3, 3:53

Max Holloway def. Will Chope via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:27

Katsunori Kikuno def. Quinn Mulhern via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Royston Wee def. David Galera via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Mairbek Taisumov def. Tae Hyun Bang via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Dustin Kimura def. Jon Delos Reyes via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:13

Russell Doane def Leandro Issa via submission (triangle choke) – Round 2, 4:59

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