TITLE BELTS CHANGE WAIST AT PXC 50

TITLE BELTS CHANGE WAIST AT PXC 50

📅04 December 2015
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By Robert Balajadia

Get the full fight recap of all PXC 50’s action with round-by-round action!

Josh Alvarez (125) def. Mike Sanchez (126) via 2nd round TKO

RD1: Sanchez opens with kicks that don’t connect. Sanchez quickly drags Alvarez to the ground and takes the back of Alvarez. Alvarez transitions, flips over Sanchez and works in side control. Sanchez works into full guard and lands elbows to the temple of Alvarez. Alvarez attempting blows from the guard. Sanchez excites crowd with triangle attempt. but Alvarez escapes. Alvarez in full guard pushing Sanchez towards the cage. Alvarez finds a small opening with elbows to the chin of Sanchez. Round ends with fighters Sanchez landing elbows from the bottom.

RD2: Sanchez lands a head kick and Alvarez responds with a brief flurry. Fighters wrestle to the ground after taking stand up damage. Alvarez in full guard pressing Sanchez to the cage. Alvarez working from side control after landing shots to the head of Sanchez. Alvarez stands up and calls Sanchez to fight on the feet. Sanchez shoots for a takedown but Alvarez sprawls. Alvarez once again invites Sanchez for a standup fight. Fighters wrestle tot he round with Alvarez in half guard. Alvarez finds an opening landing shots to the bleeding face of Sanchez. Alvarez kicking Sanchez who refuses to stand.  Sanchez lands kicks that tags Alvarez, but Alvarez powers through. Alvarez gains control in full mount and peppers away to end the fight.

The standup game of Josh Alvarez proved too much for Mike Sanchez. (photo by Andre Gadia)

The standup game of Josh Alvarez proved too much for Mike Sanchez. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Mark Abelardo (135) def. Roman Alvarez (133) via 2nd round TKO

RD1: Alvarez lands a hook that tags Abelardo. Alvarez attempts a combination, Abelardo responds by pushing Alvarez towards the cage with fighters working from the clinch. Dirty boxing and knees highlight the cage exchange. Abelardo scores a takedown to which Alvarez responds with a takedown of his own. Fighters work their way back up to the cage with Alvarez getting a groin shot on Abelardo that briefly suspends fight. Abelardo lands elbows and heavy hands to the face of Alvarez as both fighters exchange with Abelardo getting in more hits. Abelardo presses Alvarez agains the cage, but Alvarez flips the position and lands strong elbows that cause a separation. Abelardo lands on short hooks with Alvarez clinching up to avoid more damage. Abelardo lands elbows and a hook to a gassed Alvarez, but Alvarez throws jabs to push back Abelardo ending the round.

RD2: Fighters exchange on leg kicks. Alvarez lands a clean hook and follows up with a combination that is blocked. Abelardo the aggressor as both fighters look for an opening. Abelardo and Alvarez lock up in a clinch where Abelardo lands a vicious right elbow to the temple dropping Alvarez followed up by ground and pound to earn the TKO victory.

The clinch was working all fight long as Mark Abelardo tagged Roman Alvarez with an elbow that dropped him. (photo by Andre Gadia)

The clinch was working all fight long as Mark Abelardo tagged Roman Alvarez with an elbow that dropped him. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Kai Kara-France (126) def. Josh Duenas (125) via 1st round TKO

RD1: Kai lands a head kick as Duenas responds with a combination. Duenas shoots for a takedown that is successfully defended. Kai lands a body shot with fighters swinging but not connecting. Kai lands a combination that catches Duenas followed by a finishing right hook to drop Duenas. Kai finishes the fight with the follow up to earn the TKO victory.

Kai Kara-France rocked Josh Duenas with a two hit combination that led to the TKO finish. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Kai Kara-France rocked Josh Duenas with a two hit combination that led to the TKO finish. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Riley Dutro (125) def. Ricky Camp (126) via 1st round submission (triangle)

RD1: Camps first kick lands a to the groin of Dutro in the first five seconds of fight. Camp shoots in for a hook but misses. Camp grabs hold of Dutro and picks him up for a slam. Dutro quickly stands up and presses Camp against the cage. Dutro attempted a guillotine that appears to have Camp in trouble. Camp twists away and eventually gains ground. Camp attempts to land strikes from the top, but Dutro slips in the triangle that forces Camp to tap.

Hawaii's Riley Dutro had Guam's Ricky Camp in trouble with two different submission attempts before eventually slipping in a triangle. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Hawaii’s Riley Dutro had Guam’s Ricky Camp in trouble with two different submission attempts before eventually slipping in a triangle. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Yutaro Muramoto (124) def. Shane Alvarez (127) via split decision

RD1: Yutaro rushes in to try and tag Alvarez, but Shane was ready and for the counter. Alvarez defending Yutaro while trying a standing guillotine, Yutaro powers through the hold and puts Alvarez on the canvas with a takedown. Alvarez in full guard with Yutaro landing head shots. Alvarez kicking off against the cage to try and break free. Alvarez beginning to bleed from a cut to the nose. Alvarez trying to do damage from his back. Alvarez attempts a transition, but Yaturo denies the try. Alvarez breaks free briefly and grabs hold of Yatruo’s arm to a kimora attempt. Alvarez gets the full mount to excite the crowd, but Yaturo quickly flips Alvarez to full guard. Round ends with Yaturo landing shots from the top.

RD2: Yaturo lands a short combination then immediately shoots for the takedown which once again puts Alvarez on his back. Alvarez lands an elbow from the bottom to chin of Yaturo. Yaturo keeps the pressure on Alvarez with shots from full guard as Alvarez backs up to try and escape. Yatruo lands shots to the face of Alvarez. Alvarez kicks off Yaturo, Yaturo chases him back to the ground. Alvarez gets the takedown after a short exchange, Yaturo transitions once again to the guard of Alvarez. Yatruo now working form the back of Alvarez as both fighters are showing fatigue. Alvarez eats a knee from the side but flips over Yaturo and attempts a submission. Yaturo escapes the hold and works his way back to a standup. Eater lands a takedown but Alvarez shifts his way to the back of Yaturo. Yatruo once again escapes a dangerous position and ends the round on top of Alvarez.

RD3: Pace of fight has slow down. Alvarez lands a kick but eats an straight from Yaturo. Yaturo takes down Alvarez once more and works form the half guard. Yaturo pushing Alvarez against the cage from the ground while landing shots. Yaturo attempts a rear naked but Alvarez somehow escapes and gains side control on the reversal. Alvarez lands a shot but Yaturo escapes further damage. Alvarez scores a takedown but Yaturo transitions out of the hold and begins to land shots to Alvarez from the back. Yaturo ends round with a takedown on Alvarez.

Japan's Yaturo Muramoto used his wrestling to edge Shane Alvarez on the ground for the split decision win. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Japan’s Yaturo Muramoto used his wrestling to edge Shane Alvarez on the ground for the split decision win. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Brogan Walker, Guam (126) def. Emiko Raika, Japan (125) via Unanimous Decision 

RD1: Walker lands a straight chickened press forward as both fighters flurry in an exchange. Walker lands knees in the clinch forcing Raika back. Raika ducks a hook but misses on her attempt. Walker’s muay thai on full display with kicks and knees from the clinch. Walker fakes a knee and lands an uppercut that forces Raika back. Raika presses Walker against the cage but eats knees from the clinch. Walker using knees then opens up with a kick to the body. Walker dodges a hook while pressing Raika against the cage. Raika tags Walker with jabs. Walker ends round with a body kick.

RD2: Walker scores first with a leg kick. Raika lands a left hook that tags Walker. Walker lands a head kick that ignites the crowd but Raika shakes if off. Walker beginning to swell from the left hook from Raika. Walker landing shots but Raika isn’t backing down. Walker attempts a kick and misses as Raika shots in with a combination that forces Walker to the cage. Both fighters end round with body punches.

RD3: Walker uses kicks to create distance. Raika swinging away as Walker backs up. Walker slips and lands on her back as Raika rushes in to do some damage in the exchange. Raika and Walker clinch up against the cage. Walker still fresh bouncing around the cage. Walker stands against the cage with Raika pressing forward. Fight still against the cage as fans calling for referee separation. Ref separates clinch. Round ends with Raika swinging wildly as Walker evades.

Brogan Walker's muay-thai was the difference in her unanimous decision win. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Brogan Walker’s muay-thai was the difference in her unanimous decision win. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Featherweight Title – Alex Volkanovski (144) def. Yusuke Yachi (144) via 4th round submission (triangle)

RD1: Alex lands a couple of lefts before wrestling Yachi to the cage. Yachi reverses cage position for a moment. Alex looking for the takedown, dragging Yachi to the floor. Yachi attempts a guillotine but Alex escapes and pushes Yachi back up against the cage. Fighters try and land straight rights but no damage is done. Alex lands a knee while standing up. Alex drags Yachi to the ground but Yachi springs right back up. Yachi attempting knees from the clinch. Yachi throws a flying knee that is partially blocked by Alex. Alex presses Yachi against the cage as both fighters swing wildly as the round ends.

RD2: Yachi opens with a body kick. A high knee attempt misses by Yachi as Alex shoots for a takedown. Alex presses Yachi against the cage that leads to trip. Yachi reverses with a guillotine attempt but Alex quickly escapes with Yachi working form half guard. Yachi gets to the back of Alex and works for the choke. Yachi sinks in the hooks but Alex escapes with both fighters springing up. Yachi lands a knee and kick to the body. Alex responds with a left hook. Both fighters attempt to land body kicks and hooks. Alex presses Yachi against the cage. Yachi trips up Alex for the takedown. Yachi working for the left arm of Alex for a possible arm bar. Alex escapes and lands a heavy shot to Yachi before the round ends.

RD3: Alex aggressively attacks with the left hand as Yachi begins to lead heavily from the cut over his left eye. Alex presses Yachi against the cage and lands a soiling elbow, but Yachi shakes it off. Yachi takes the back of Alex on the ground exchange. Alex escapes the back hold with blood now taking over the left side of Yachis face. Yachi scores on a double leg takedown. Yachi transitions to the back but Alex flips over Yachi as he presses him against the cage. Alex lands a body shot as he presses Yachi against the cage. Alex scores a takedown as Yachi defense in half guard. Alex scores on a double leg before the round ends.

RD4: Alex lands a front kick. Alex pressing forward and drags Yachi to the floor. Alex lands vicious elbows and briefly takes the back of the standing Yachi. Alex keeping the pressure on Yachi as blood trickles even more on the face of Yachi. Alex lands a combo that drops Yachi and Alex scrambles on the ground before eventually sinking the triangle choke.

Alex Volkanovski sunk in a submission after dropping Yachi in the standup. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Alex Volkanovski sunk in a submission after dropping Yachi in the standup. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Frank Camacho, Guam (158.9) def. Tyrone Jones, Guam (153) via 2nd round TKO

RD1: Jones lands leg kick for first contact. Frank attempts a hood and Jones responds to get the crowd excited. Jones lands a hook but Frank flips off Jones which leads to a wrestle to the canvas. Frank gets away from danger and presses on Jones. Frank holding on to the left arm of Jones but switches his attention to the right arm with Jones defending in half guard. A north south goes back to half guard with Frank once again picking on the right arm of Jones. Jones escapes but is having trouble getting out of half guard. Frank peppers Jones face with short jabs in the guard. Jones using his feet to get away from the cage. Frank attempting another submission on Jones right arm as the round ends.

RD2: Jones using kicks to get Frank from distance. Jones nearly scores on a double leg but Frank quickly recovers in the air. An exchange leads to a Frank takedown as Frank now pounds away from the back of Jones. Jones manages to get on his back in full guard. Both fighters exchange ground shots. Frank transitions into a full mount as Jones gives up his back trying to escape. Frank lands punishing blows to a defenseless Jones with the referee calling a stop to the fight. Jones springs up pleading to the ref that he was still in fighting condition.

Frank Camacho landed shots to Tyrone Jones head to force the referee stoppage. (photo by Andre Gadia)

Frank Camacho landed shots to Tyrone Jones head to force the referee stoppage. (photo by Andre Gadia)

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