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Completed MMA Bout

Pavel Kusch vs. John Phillips

Main Card | Tournament Semi-Finals | 185 lbs | MMA

Pavel Kusch defeats John Phillips via Submission at 0:25 of Round 1

Pavel Kusch
John "The White Mike Tyson" Phillips

Round 1

Pavel Kusch John Phillips

"The White Mike Tyson"

12-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   15-4-0
Climbed to 13-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 15-5
+155 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -215 (Moderate Favorite)
Ua Ukraine   Nationality   Wa Wales
Makariv, Ukraine   Fighting out of   Swansea, Wales
23 years, 7 months   Age at Fight   26 years, 10 months, 3 days
184.8 lbs (83.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.2 lbs (84.0 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   5'11" (181cm)
75.5" (192cm)   Reach   75.0" (191cm)
Combat Dobro   Gym   Straight Blast Gym Ireland
Cage Warriors Fight Night 5
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Cage Warriors Fight Night 5
  • Date: Thursday 04.12.2012 at 02:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Neil Hall
  • Venue: New Boxing Arena
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Amman, Capital Governorate, Jordan
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 15 of 16)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: John Gooden, Josh Palmer
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer:
  • Kusch Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Phillips Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Tournament: Cage Warriors Middleweight
  • Tournament Round: Semi-Finals
  • Event Links:

Kusch vs. Phillips Wiki Update Wiki

Kusch and Phillips met in the second Middleweight Tournament Semi-Final.

Phillips pressed forward with punches, but Kusch took him down on a single leg and instantly dropped back for a heel hook and drew the tap early in the first. Phillips almost attacked Kusch after the stoppage, complaining that the Ukrainian cranked on his ankle after the stoppage, but the two quickly made up.

The official end came 25 seconds into the first round, giving Kusch the submission victory and a pass to the Middleweight Tournament Finals.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:31 PM ET
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