There are times when you watch a show and although the fights are good, there is usually someone on the card who stands out as being something a little special. One such fighter competed at
Fighting in the middleweight division, Farid has always appeared in excellent shape and has vicious power to complement his aggressive nature in the cage. He has recently been working with
From the opening moments of his bout with
Round two started with Farid launching at Cubbit with a superman punch before stuffing the takedown and driving to the cage. Clinched up, there was further evidence of Daley's handiwork by virtue of two vicious elbows landing flush upon breaking and opening a cut in the eyebrow line of his tough opposition as he tumbled to the canvas. Farid wasted no time in following him down into side control before opening up a thunderous barrage of shots to record the knockout and leave Cubbit swimming in a pool of his own blood.
Farid has the tools and the attitude, as well as some notable holes in his game, but the potential is there and in six to nine months time those holes should be plugged and he will be one dangerous fighter to watch out for.
Buchannan just didn't seem to have an answer to Surtherland before the close of the bout. It may have been fatigue or just positioning, as he was defending his head well with his elbow to avoid direct contact, but regardless, the eventual victor knew the end was nigh and just kept plugging away until referee Grant Roberts had seen enough and stopped the bout.
Injuries were also sadly present with
-Denniston Sutherland def. Mark Buchannan by TKO (Strikes) at 4:21, R2