Completed MMA Bout

Joey Kirwan vs. Lewis Rumsey

Preliminary Card | Catchweight · 187 lbs | MMA

Joey Kirwan defeats Lewis Rumsey via Submission at 1:40 of Round 1

Joey Kirwan
Lewis "The Beast" Rumsey

Round 1

7-5-0   Pro Record At Fight   6-6-0
Climbed to 8-5   Record After Fight   Fell to 6-7
United States   Nationality   United States
Somerset, Kentucky, United States   Fighting out of   Williamsport, Pennsylvania
27 years, 1 month, 4 weeks, 1 day   Age at Fight   21 years, 11 months, 3 days
186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   187.2 lbs (84.9 kgs)
5'11" (181cm)   Height   5'10" (178cm)
69.0" (175cm)   Reach   69.5" (177cm)
Clinch Academy   Gym   Team Vicious MMA
Bellator 54
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Bellator 54
  • Date: Saturday 10.15.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Gasper Oliver
  • Venue: Boardwalk Hall
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 3 of 9)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 187 lbs (84.8 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Sean Wheelock, Jimmy Smith
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jimmy Smith
  • Kirwan Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Rumsey Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Event Links:

Kirwan vs. Rumsey Wiki Update Wiki

Kirwan and Rumsey took to the cage for the second bout of the evening in a middleweight tilt.

Kirwan dropped for a takedown and got it at the start of the fight, but Rumsey got back to his feet with a front headlock before getting taken down again. Rumsey kept cranking on the neck and used it to stand, then pushed Kirwan into the cage and fired off some knees to the head and body. Kirwan got his head out of danger, reversed the position, got a takedown then got a suplex when Rumsey stood. Kirwan dove on a Guillotine, switched it to a D'Arce choke, then switched to a mounted Guillotine to draw the quick tap in the first round.

The official end came 1:40 into the first round, giving Kirwan the submission victory.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:22 PM ET
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