Baroni steps up at Cage Rage 27
After baiting Jansen in with a jab, he shot in to score with a double-leg takedown from where he proceeded to work into side control. Clearly rattled, Jansen tried to escape only for Baroni to work a straight armbar, which looked like it was on. However, the game Jansen defended and locked his opponent down until the referee re-started the match. After a brief exchanged, Baroni landed with a massive counter right hook that floored Jansen and left him out cold for a number minutes after the fight had been stopped at 3:18 of round one.
In their heavyweight rematch
Grove came out in the second the fresher man, attacking Berry's lead leg and backing him up before unloading a thunderous combination that dropped his opponent. Following him to the mat, Grove landed further shots, forcing the referee to halt the match at 1:29.
In a real battle,
In the second, Economou scored with a number of takedowns from the clinch, but he was unable to keep Kusmierz down and though tired both stood and traded until the end. Economou had the aggression to keep coming forward and after fifteen minutes of toe to toe action it was that forward motion that earned him the win.
In an exciting match between
In the final round, a confident Young landed with punches and kicks. Heagney scored a takedown and began to ground and pound his opponent only to be reversed and punished with heavy shots.
In a barnstormer of a battle,
Phil Baroni def. Scott Jansen via KO at 3:18, R1