TPF 2 "BRAWL IN THE HALL" RESULTS
Thursday, December 3rd, Tachi Palace Fights presented “The Brawl in the Hall.” The event featured a main event of Coarsegold, CA native and StrikeForce/Gladiator Challenge vet Anthony Ruiz (23-13) taking on Paris, France’s UFC veteran Xavier Foupa-Pokam (20-12)
in an all out war , after three hard fought rounds,
it was the " A train" Ruiz taking home the unanimous decision win.
The co-main event featured well-known featherweight Eddie Yagin (13-4-1) clashing with former UFC vet Diego Saraiva (14-8-1).
In a Toe- 2-Toe bout that had both fighters bleeding, the fight was stopped By the Dr. at 3:07 of round three, due to a cut over Yagin's eye. The win went to Saraiva by TKO.
Paris, France’s Cyrille Diabate (15-6-1), a former coach on Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter” and veteran of PRIDE, wasted little time taking veteran light heavyweight Rob Smith (20-14-1) to the ground and stopping him by submission ( rear naked choke) at 1:47 of round one.
while flyweight sensation and Ulysses Gomez (5-1) stopped Chino Nicholas (4-1) in 4:31 of round one by submission (Guillotine choke)
Santa Rosa, Calif.’s David Mitchell (9-0) over Bobby Green by submission ( toe hold) in :54 seconds of Rd1
Porterville, Calif.’s Shawn Klarcyk (9-5) loses to Merced, Calif.’s Jesse Bowen (7-3) by Tko ( strikes) in 2:08 Of Rd1
Oakland, Calif.’s Romulo Melo (3-0) over Cody Canterberry by Submission ( rear naked choke) in 2:17 of Rd1
Visalia, Calif.’s Cody Gibson (3-0) over. Bakersfield, Calif.’s Ray Cervera (2-1) by unanimous decision