Sunday, March 6, 2011

Journey Fight Series opening round results

The Journey Fight Series 140lb 8-man tournament kicked off tonight at The Century Casino in Calgary, Canada. The event provided a night of exciting Muay Thai action.

The four advancing fighters to second round of the tournament Josh Palmer, Coke Chunhawat, Justin Greskiewicz, and Matt Embree.

Josh Palmer bested Pittsburgh's Mark DeLuca, while Justin Greskiewicz got the nod over Nate Smandych. Matt Embree and Rami Ibrahim went the distance and Embree got the decision from the judges, and Coke Chunhawat stopped Parwez Ghulam in the third round.

In the nights main event Ben Case defeated Sean McKinnon.

The second round of the tournament will take place June 11th, and will feature Justin Greskiewicz vs. Josh Palmer, and a re-match between Coke Chunhawat and Matt Embree. Coke defeated Embree via split decision back in September of 2010.

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Full Results:

Noah Ali vs Bryn Marsh - Ali by TKO 0:57 of Rd 2 - KO of the Night
Nick Belgrave vs Tony Manoharan - Manoharan by Unanimous Decision
Dwain Soon vs Chris McMillan - McMillan by Unanimous Decision
Darren Robson vs 'Boom' Thanit Watthanaya - Boom by Unanimous Decision
Mark Deluca vs Josh Palmer - Palmer by Unanimous Decision
Nate Smandych vs Justin Greskiewicz - Greskiewicz by Unanimous Decision
Parwez Ghulman vs Coke Chunhawat - Coke by TKO 1:17 of Rd 3
Matt Embree vs Rami Ibrahim - Embree by Unanimous Decision - Won fight of the night
Sean McKinnon vs Ben Case - Case by Split Decision

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