Ajax loader

Completed MMA Bout

Jamie Yager vs. Willie Parks

Main Card | Middleweight · 185 lbs | MMA

Jamie Yager defeats Willie Parks via Submission at 0:21 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large Jamie "The Chosyn 1" Yager
"Slick" Willie Parks

Yager
Submission
Round 2

Jamie Yager Willie Parks

"The Chosyn 1" "Slick"

3-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   4-0-0
Climbed to 4-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 4-1
+350 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -550 (Heavy Favorite)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Huntington Beach, California   Fighting out of   Albuquerque, New Mexico
27 years, 8 months, 2 weeks, 1 day   Age at Fight   27 years, 9 months, 1 week, 2 days
185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   187.0 lbs (84.8 kgs)
6'1" (185cm)   Height   5'10" (178cm)
73.0" (185cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
Kings MMA   Gym   Jackson Wink MMA
MMA Fight Pit
  • Bout Information
  • Event: MMA Fight Pit: Genesis
  • Date: Saturday 08.13.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Richard Espinosa
  • Venue: The Pit
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 7 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Ron Kruck, Jason Chambers
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Karyn Bryant
  • Yager Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Parks Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Event Links:

Yager vs. Parks Wiki Update Wiki

The third bout to air on the pay per view portion of MMA Fight Pit: Genesis featured Jamie "The Chosyn 1" Yager taking on "Slick" Willie Parks. Yager, a former Ultimate Fighter reality show contestant, entered the bout with a 3-2 record and a 1-fight win streak. Parks came into the bout undefeated at 4-0.


Parks came out recklessly throwing huge bombs, connecting on Yager yet also leaving himself wide open to counters. Yager was able to threaten Parks enough to force the Jackson's product to clinch up and go for a takedown, slamming the taller Yager to the ground. Parks unloaded with some big ground and pound, though Yager defended effectively and began pushing off the wall to improve his position. Parks maintained top position and slowly positioned himself to go for an arm triangle submission. Yager was never in trouble and the round ended in favor of "Slick" Willie.


Round two saw Parks dive in for a quick takedown yet left his neck exposed to a Yager guillotine choke. Yager tightened the hold as the pair were pressed against the fence on the ground. Parks hesitated for a moment until realizing he was stuck, tapping out to give the upset victory to Yager.


The official end came at 0:21 into the second round due to a guillotine choke. Speaking to Karyn Bryant in the post-fight interview, Yager commented, "This dudes going to come in, shoot in, the heads going to be right there, snatch that sh*t up... he came in with a right hand, a fast right hand, that woke me up... I'm not slouch off my back... I was able to find a couple elbows, I knew I hurt him and could feel him breathing hard... If you look at the review online, everyone says that Yager is a 100% striker, but I'm out here to tell you that I'm well-rounded, that's two submissions in a row... this is probably my last fight at 185, 170 here we come."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:20 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Yager vs. Parks Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 197  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Yager
26%
Parks
74%
  • MMA Junkie : Despite emotional roller coaster, Irene Aldana enjoying the journey to first UFC main event
  • MMAFighting.com : Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier negotiate charity MMA match in Ireland, ‘zero to do with the UFC’
  • MMA Junkie : Conor McGregor offers to fight Dustin Poirier for charity; Poirier says 'let's do it'
  • MMA Junkie : Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones vacated title to avoid Dominick Reyes, probably returns to 205
  • MMA Junkie : Unimpressed by Derek Anderson, Paul Daley sees MVP title fight as possibility after Bellator 247
  • MMA Weekly : Kelvin Gastelum relies on his immigrant mentality: ‘Always grinding, always working’
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Fight Island Behind the Scenes: Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana
  • MMA Junkie : Jon Jones doubts Israel Adesanya wants fight: 'I would literally tear one of your arms off'
  • MMAFighting.com : Jon Jones to Israel Adesanya: ‘Right around now, I would literally tear one of your arms off’
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: Former Brave CF champ Carlston Harris scores brutal KO at Shooto Brasil 101
  • MMA Junkie : Video: Poland welcomes Jan Blachowicz home with massive hero's welcome following UFC title win
  • MMAFighting.com : Miles Johns vs. Kevin Natividad on tap for UFC event on Oct. 31
  • MMA Junkie : Paulo Costa calls Israel Adesanya 'human trash' for lewd post-fight celebration, demands rematch
  • MMA Junkie : Brad Riddell the entertainer has a plan to conquer the UFC
  • MMAFighting.com : Paulo Costa blasts ‘human trash’ Israel Adesanya for post-fight behavior, Adesanya responds
  • MMA Junkie : Ketlen Vieira on a big rebound against opponent who 'doesn't get rocked by anything'
  • MMA Junkie : Hakeem Dawodu wants to figure out how to 'catch all these guys running from me'
  • MMA Junkie : Jake Matthews wanted to say sorry to Diego Sanchez while punching him in the face
  • MMAFighting.com : Conor McGregor laments following the rules in Floyd Mayweather fight, sends a message to Disney CEO Bob Chapek
  • MMA Junkie : Kiefer Crosbie guns to finish Charlie Leary at Bellator Europe 9, then wants Myles Jury