Main Card | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA
Piotr Hallmann defeats Kevin Donnelly via Submission at 4:10 of Round 3
|8-1-0||Pro Record At Fight||8-4-0|
|Climbed to 9-1||Record After Fight||Fell to 8-5|
|Gdynia, Poland||Fighting out of||England|
|24 years, 7 months, 4 days||Age at Fight||28 years, 11 months, 1 day|
|154.8 lbs (70.2 kgs)||Weigh-In Result||154.0 lbs (69.9 kgs)|
|5'9" (176cm)||Height||5'8" (173cm)|
|Mighty Bulls Gdynia||Gym||Team Lionheart|
- Bout Information
- Event: Cage Warriors Fight Night 5
- Date: Thursday 04.12.2012 at 02:00 PM ET
- Referee: Rich Mitchell
- Venue: New Boxing Arena
- Enclosure: Cage
- Location: Amman, Capital Governorate, Jordan
- Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 11 of 16)
- Pro/Am: Professional
- Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
- TV Commentary: John Gooden, Josh Palmer
- Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
- Post-Fight Interviewer:
- Donnelly Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
- Hallmann Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
Donnelly vs. Hallmann Wiki Update Wiki
Donnelly and Hallmann took to the cage for a lightweight bout on the main card.
Hallmann landed first with a right hand then caught a body kick and got Donnelly to the mat. Hallmann landed some short strikes from Donnelly's guard then stacked him against the cage and threw some heavier leather. Donnelly took some big shots as he rolled to his knees but managed to stand and got a takedown of his own against the fence, although he took a series of elbows to the sides of the head. Some 12-6 elbows to Donnelly's shoulders prompted a momentary halt to the action and the fighters were restarted in the same position. Hallmann spun to Donnelly's back, threw some big punches and got a takedown.
Hallmann landed a stiff jab to start the second then shot in before the first minute expired and secured a takedown in the center of the cage. Hallmann solidified his position then postured up to land some big punches and hammer fists. Donnelly hung tough and eventually got a stand-up, landing a solid uppercut on the restart then shooting for a takedown of his own against the fence. Hallman wound up on top of Donnelly throwing punches at the bell after a failed hip toss from the Brit.
Donnelly shot in for a takedown early in the third, but Hallmann defended and landed some sharp elbows to the sides of Donnelly's head before hitting a wrestling pic and swiveling to Donnelly's back, throwing heavy punches to the temple. Donnelly got back to his feet but Hallmann scooped him up and deposited him right back down to absorb more steady punishment. Hallmann stacked Donnelly up and continued to T off with huge shots, but the Brit survived the assault. Hallmann flattened Donnelly out after taking his back in the final minute and drew a quick tap with the Rear Naked Choke.
The tap came 4:10 into the third round, giving Hallmann the submission victory.