559Fights 3.5 Tulare Results
559 Fights turned up the heat at the Tulare County Fairgrounds Saturday night July 28th, with 559 Fights 3.5 "Escobar vs Ramirez". Jeremy Luchau and Joey Perez treated the Central Valley fight fans to a sizzling hot 12 bout amateur MMA card, with match ups that had the crowd fired up.
Visalia's Sandor "Sandman" Escobar, fighting out of Team KO and Cameron Ramirez out of Elite Team Visalia met in the main event. Fighters came out swinging in the opening round, until Escobar took the fight to the ground where he landed some punches in Ramirez's guard.
Ramirez went for submissions throughout the fight with Escobar fighting off a armbar and triangle chokes as he controlled the ground game for three rounds. The fight went the distance with the "Sandman" Sandor Escobar getting the win by unanimous decision.
In the co main event Team KO's Edgar "The Assassin" Loza out of Exeter took on Dinuba's Hector "El Paisa" Contreras. Loza kept his distance, and used his reach in the fight. Loza took the fight to the ground in round one and worked the clinch with Contreras landing a couple of body shots in the second round, but it was Loza who continued with his game plan, out pointing Contreras to the final bell and getting the unanimous decision win.
Porterville's Michael Ruiz made quick work of Dale Jackson slamming him to the mat, where he landed a barrage of punches forcing the referee to stop the fight in round 1.
Visalia's Nate Saliem defeats Nick Griffin by ko, landing a left hand that dropped Griffin in round 1.
Team Ochoa's Nicholas Sierra defeats Kevin Rivera by tko, controlling the fight with his ground game. Sierra got full mount where he rained down punches forcing the referee to stop the fight in round 3.
Elite Team's Cisco Ortega defeats Devon Morris by tko using his ground and pound until the referee stopped the fight in round 2.
Josh Powell defeats Martin Gutierrez by tko in round 1, after stuffing a take down attempt Powell landed some heavy shots until the referee stopped the fight.
Edwin Godinho defeats Tulare's Tyrell Tucker by split decision after three rounds
Luis Lauregui defeats Gary Evans by unanimous decision.
Stephen Sandoval defeats Alfonzo Perez by submission with a rear naked choke in round 3.
Shaquil Gant defeats Joe Cisneros by tko, mixing it up with his head kicks and punches. Fight was stopped in round 3.
In the first fight of the night Anthony Torres defeats Julio Solorio by unanimous decision after three rounds of action