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Niko Gjoka vs. Olivier Pastor

Preliminary Card | Featherweight · 145 lbs

Olivier Pastor defeats Niko Gjoka via KO/TKO at 2:14 of Round 3

Olivier "Wide Eyed" Pastor
Niko Gjoka

Pastor
KO/TKO
Round 3

11-7-0   Pro Record At Fight   5-5-0
Climbed to 12-7   Record After Fight   Fell to 5-6
Fr France   Nationality   En England
France   Fighting out of   Huddersfield, England
145.6 lbs (66.0 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   143.5 lbs (65.1 kgs)
5'4" (163cm)   Height   5'5" (165cm)
Team Pythagore   Gym   Asylum Vale Tudo
Cage Warriors 43
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Cage Warriors 43
  • Date: Saturday 07.09.2011 at 12:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Rich Mitchell
  • Venue: HMV Forum
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Kentish Town, Northern London, England
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 6 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
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  • Post-Fight Interviewer:
  • Gjoka Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Pastor Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Gjoka vs. Pastor Wiki Update Wiki

Gjoka and Pastor kicked off the second professional bout of the evening in a featherweight tilt.


Pastor landed with an inside leg kick to start the first as both fighters exhibited a lot of movement. Gjoka struck an incoming Pastor with a knee to the body, but was hit with an outside leg kick. Gjoka landed a side kick to the body, but took yet another leg kick. Pastor landed a stinging combo with another leg kick at the end. Pastor landed a glancing knee to Gjoka's head before pushing his smaller opponent against the cage in the clinch. Pastor began to land consistently as the last seconds ticked away. Gjoka was bloodied at the close of the round.


Gjoka struggled to find his range to start the second as Pastor continued to stalk him, firing occasional leg kicks. Pastor landed a good left hook after a break in the clinch against the cage. Gjoka continued to slow down as Pastor poured on the offense with a variety of strikes. A lazy takedown attempt from Gjoka got him caught in a Pastor guillotine attempt from the half guard. Gjoka escaped the choke and found himself on top in Pastor's guard. Pastor managed to roll himself back to his feet before taking Gjoka down against the cage and landing some vicious ground and pound to close out the round.


Pastor came out aggressive with strikes in the final round, looking to put a flagging Gjoka away. After Gjoka slipped, Pastor swarmed from the guard with ground and pound. Gjoka kept an active guard, but was unable to threaten Pastor with any significant offense. After a few more Pastor strikes made their way through Gjoka's defenses, the referee called a halt to the contest.


The official end came 2:14 into the third round, giving Pastor the TKO victory.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:17 PM ET
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Gjoka vs. Pastor Fight Predictions

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