MMAWeekly is on location from Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M. (just north of Albuquerque) bringing you live results of World Extreme Cagefighting 32 featuring three title bouts.
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WEC 32 will air at least four of its bouts live on the Versus network at 9pm EST/6pm PST.
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-Micah Miller vs. Chance Farrar
R1 – The first round starts off in a feeling out process, with Farrar landing a couple of good body kicks about a minute into the round. Then suddenly, at about a minute-and-a-half into the round, Miller drops Farrar with a straight right, follows him to the mat and lands a couple more to finish the fight by TKO.
Micah Miller def. Chance Farrar by KO (Punch) at 1:39, R1
-Yoshiro Maeda Vs. Charlie Valencia
R1 – Valencia starts things off with a solid body kick before they clinch along the cage, trading knees. Valencia spends the next couple of minutes edging ahead with some hard punch combinations before eating a kick to the body that drops him to the mat and out of the fight, earning Maeda the win.
Yoshiro Maeda def. Charlie Valencia by TKO (Body Kick) at 2:29, R1
-Scott Jorgensen vs. Damacio Page
R1 – Page starts out with some strong punching and drops Jorgensen with a body kick, but ends up in his guard before scrambling back to the feet. Jorgensen briefly fires back with his own combinations, but Page appears to be throwing harder and landing more. Page jumps to Jorgensen’s back, but they end up in a scramble on the ground and then Jorgensen starting to ground and pound from Page’s guard. They scramble out into an awkward north-south position with neither fighter gaining much advantage as the round closes out.
MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Page.
R2 – They start out the round in a clinch, Jorgensen edging ahead with strong knees to the body and a forearm to the head, before Page starts to fire back. They clinch and Page takes Jorgensen down and lands in his half guard, works to the back, but loses the position and gets takend down himself. Jorgensen spends the next minute grounding and pounding before Page makes a move for an unsuccessful kneebar. Jorgensen spends the last 45 seconds of the round grounding and pounding, securing the second round to his favor.
MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Jorgensen.
R3 – Jorgensen kicks of the round with a strong double-leg takedown. Page muscles his way up, but gets put back on the mat with Jorgensen in side control. Jorgensen goes for the back, but Page reverses into his guard. Page starts dropping some heavy forearms as Jorgensen searches for the armbar. Page keeps Jorgensen pinned to the fence dropping forearms, eluding a brief triangle attempt, before finishing with a strong barrage near the end of the round.
MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Page and the bout 29-28 for Page.
Damacio Page def. Scott Jorgensen by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27), R3
-Del Hawkins vs. Coty “Ox” Wheeler
R1 – Wheeler catches a kick and takes Hawkins down, but he pops back up quickly, then lands some damaging punches to Wheeler, the hometown favorite. They trade a few blows, then Wheeler wrestles Hawkins down and lands in Hawkins’ half guard. Wheeler stands up and goes for a kneebar, Hawkins defends, but eats a hard right to the face. Hawkins starts to reverse and Wheeler nearly misses with another submission attempt. Wheeler keeps working for a kneebar or ankle lock, but gets reversed by Hawkins, who moves to the top working from half guard. Wheeler then reverses. They finish the round in a scramble and Wheeler going for another submission.
MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Wheeler.
R2 – Round two starts with some solid exchanges before Wheeler suplexes Hawkins. Wheler dives onto Hawkins from standing in his guard nearly securing a guillotine. They scramble and Wheeler secures an armbar that has Hawkins tapping out and the growing hometown crowd ecstatic.
Coty “Ox” Wheeler def. Del Hawkins by Submission (Armbar) at 1:57, R2
-Josh Grispi vs. Mark Hominick
R1 – After a brief chase scene to open the fight, Grispi started scoring with various kicks and punches, but didn’t do much damage until about a minute-and-a-half into the round, connecting on a couple strong punches. That only seemed to awaken Hominick, who then started firing back with numerous punch combinations. Grispi, initially going after the takedown, wound up on Hominick’s back with the Canadian standing and falling to his back with a rear naked choke attached a la Matt Hughes scoring the infamous choke out of Frank Trigg.
Josh Grispi def. Mark Hominick by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:55, R1
-Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Leonard Garcia
R1 – Both fighters trade through the opening moments, scoring with leg kicks, but then Garcia lands with a hard body kick and a left-right combination that put Takaya on his back. The ref then stepped in to stop the bout.
Leonard Garcia def. Hiroyuki Takaya by KO (Punches) at 1:31, R1
MAIN CARD BOUTS:
-Manny Tapia vs. Antonio Banuelos
R1 – The fighters exchange punches to open the round with both landing big shots early on. As the fighters clinch, Tapia seems to exert his size, landing solid knees and working ground and pound. Back in the clinch, Banuelos gets on the offensive but Tapia works for a kimura but Banuelos escapes.
MMAWeekly scores Rd 1 10-9 for Manny Tapia
R2 – The fighters again open the round trading shots, and Tapia lands more effective punches putting Banuelos down but he’s unable to capitalize. Back on the feet, Banuelos works for the clinch and eventually lands a nice takedown working ground and pound. Tapia gets back to his feet and stays aggressive to end a closer round.
MMAWeekly scores Rd 2 10-9 for Manny Tapia
R3 – Banuelos lands a nice takedown to open the round and works to take Tapia’s back. Tapia is able to work out of the position and stand back on his feet. The fighters exchange punches throughout the round with neither getting the advantage as the fight closes out.
MMAWeekly scores Rd 3 10-9 for Antonio Banuelos
-Manny Tapia def. Antonio Banuelos by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28
-Miguel Torres vs. Chase Beebe (WEC Bantamweight Championship)
R1 – The fighters exchange leg kicks to open the fight. The bout makes its way to the ground where Torres goes for an armbar, but Beebe escapes. Beebe gets another takedown and Torres pulls guard. Beebe lands nice elbows, but Torres works from an armbar to an omaplata, then to an anaconda choke, which Beebe escapes but falls into a guillotine choke that forces the tap out from the champ
Miguel Torres def. Chase Beebe by submission (guillotine choke) at 3:59, R1
-Jamie Varner vs. Rob McCullough (WEC Lightweight Championship)
R1 – Varner starts strong working strikes and taking the champ to the ground early. McCullough works back to his feet and the fighters clinch, but Varner manages another takedown. Varner continues to work for takedowns, but McCullough defends. As the round wears on it seems that Varner is losing steam as McCullough continues to defend the takedown.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Jamie Varner
R2 – The fighters stay standing to open the round, with Varner landing crisper punches. McCullough stays tentative, but eventually throws a kick at Varner. Not much action in the remainder of the round, but Varner throws and lands more punches throughout.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for Jamie Varner
R3 – McCullough starts strong in the round, landing a big shot that puts Varner down, but as the fighters get back to their feet, the fight is paused to put Varner’s mouthpiece back in. Back on the feet, Varner punishes McCulloughs standing, and as the champion tries to recover, Varner stays relentless and finishes McCullough with strikes
Jamie Varner def. Rob McCullough by TKO (referee’s stoppage due to strikes) at 2:54, R3
-Carlo Prater vs. Carlos Condit (WEC Welterweight Championship)
R1 – Prater starts out with a nice takedown, but Condit is able to pull full guard. On the ground, Prater works ground and pound as Condit works for submissions and almost sinks in a guillotine choke, but Prater works out the first time. Condit continues to work from the bottom and locks in another guillotine choke and this time Prater is forced to tap out.
Carlos Condit def. Carlo Prater by submission (guillotine choke) at 3:58, R1
-Carlos Condit def. Carlo Prater by submission (guillotine choke) at 3:58, R1
-Jamie Varner def. Rob McCullough by TKO (referee’s stoppage due to strikes) at 2:54 R3
-Miguel Torres def. Chase Beebe by submission (guillotine choke) at 3:59, R1
-Manny Tapia def. Antonio Banuelos by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
-Leonard Garcia def. Hiroyuki Takaya by KO (Punches) at 1:31, R1
-Josh Grispi def. Mark Hominick by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:55, R1
-Coty “Ox” Wheeler def. Del Hawkins by Submission (Armbar) at 1:57, R2
-Damacio Page def. Scott Jorgensen by Unanimous Decision, R3
-Yoshiro Maeda def. Charlie Valencia by TKO (Body Kick) at 2:29, R1
-Micah Miller def. Chance Farrar by KO (Punch) at 1:39, R1