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I was cageside in Plymouth, CA to shoot Rebel Fighters: Annihilation. This was my first time shooting an outdoors MMA event which was a new experience. The lighting was variable but the fights were consistently exciting.
Eloy Garza defeated Steven Gruber via armbar for the Rebel Fighter Amateur 135 pound Title.
Martin Sandoval defeated Randy Radoni via RNC retaining the Rebel Fighter Flyweight Title
Olympic silver medalist Stephan Abas defeated Clint Gerona via referee stoppage in between rounds 3 and 4, winning the Rebel Fighter Bantamweight Title
Derrick Burnsed defeated John Corstphine via armbar retaining the Rebel Fighter Lightweight Title
Jaime Jara defeated Josh Thornburg via KO for the vacant Rebel Fighter Welterweight Title
Eloy Garza defeats Steve Gruber via Submission (Armbar) R:1 @ 1:34 for the Rebel Fighter Amateur 135 pound Title.
J.R. Villanueva defeats Christian Rios via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) R:1 @ 1:27
Mike Persons defeats Micah Herbert via Submission (Armbar) R:2 @ 2:58
Randy Tambare defeats Dan Reyes via Decision (Unanimous) R:3 @ 3:00
C.J. Leveque defeats Eric Flood via TKO (Punches) R:2 @ 2:22
Phil Baldacci defeats Tony Boyles via Decision (Unanimous) R:3 @ 5:00
Ramoni Kuete defeats Mike Suarez via TKO (Punches) R1 @ 0:58
Anthony Perales defeats Javier Vargas via Submission (Armbar) R:1 @ 0:45
Martin Sandoval defeats Randy Rodoni via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) R:1 @ 2:22
Stephen Abas defeats Clint Gerona via TKO (Retirement) R3 @ 5:00
Derrick Burnsed defeats John Corstorphine via Submission (Armbar) R:3 @ 3:46
Jaime Jara defeats Josh Thornburg via KO (Punches) R:1 @ 4:45
Special thanks to M. Schneider of www.mmako.tv for help in getting the complete fight results that I neglected to write down.