Cash and Spiritwolf pick up wins at The Warriors Cage 22
By:Daniel "BigTrip" Quintana
The Warriors Cage was back at it Friday night June 26th, 2015 from the Eagle Mountain Casino in Porterville, Ca.
In the main event two heavyweight Bellator vets faced of as Eric "The American Soldier" Prindle took on late replacement Brandon Cash out of Fresno.
Cash would make the most of the opportunity as he filled in for heavy hitter Lavar Johnson who had to pull out of the fight due to injury. Cash cut the distance quick and pressured Prindle along the cage, where he landed some knees. Cash continued to work the knees, eventually landing a hard one to the body that sent Prindle to the canvas where the referee stopped the fight at 2:18 in round 1.
In the co main event veteran Waachim Spiritwolf out pointed J.C Llamas out of Bakersfeild. After a lack luster first round, Spiritwolf was able to land the better shots and work a little ground game as the fight went the distance. Judges scored the fight a unanimous decision for Spiritwolf.
Tahachapi Ca's Micheal Lowder earned knockout of the Night. Landing a barrage of powerful hooks that put Tule River's Owen Rubio out cold in only :16 seconds in round 1.
Undefeated Paul Blancaflor out of San Diego picked up the Submission of the Night. Blancaflor was able to secure the rear naked choke that forced the tap at 1:55 in round 3 to pick up the win and move his record to 7-0.
Visalia's Blake Marshall out of Elite Team and Jeremy Garibay out of Team KO earned Fight of Night in their pro debuts. Marshall dominated round one, after Garibay got a take down. Marshall attacked from his back instantly, forcing Garibay to fight off a triangle, arm bar, and rear naked choke.
Marshall would end the round raining down punches from mount. As the fight went on Garibay began to score with his boxing landing some nice combos. Marshall worked some nice knees from the clinch in round 2. Garibay would pressure Marshall long the cage in round three with a few exchanges in between tying up along the cage. The fight went the distance and the judges scored the fight a split decision for Jeremy Garibay.
Visalia's Armando Perez out Elite Team made a successful pro debut stopping Chris Dick by tko. Perez finished the fight from full mount landing some hard punches until the referee stopped the fight at 1:25 in round 1.
Fresno's Grandson Clark defeated Vincent Zavala by ko landing a left hook that dropped Zavala. Ending the fight at 2:56 in round 1.
Jessica Birch defeats Kameron Perkins after three rounds of action. Judges scored the fight a split decision for Jessica Birch
Angel Hernandez defeats Matt Perez by split decision.
Cody Sons stops D.J Johnson by ko landing a head kick that ended the fight at 1:19 in round 2.