On a cold night in Caernafon, North Wales. Market Mayhem returned for a night of Kickboxing, K1 & MMA. Market Mayhem is a show brought to you by Kickboxing association W.U.M.A,Pritchards Martial arts and Edgehill martial Arts.
From top to bottom the card was stacked with local talent, and none of the bouts disappointed. There were submissions, knockouts and all out wars. From the first bout which was a back and forth grappling match between caernafon based PMA fighter Gethin Wavel and Headhunterz MMA’s David Jenkins, after the first round Jenkins looked to be upsetting the home town crowd, early in the second round however, Wavel latched onto a Guillotine causing a tap out from mount in my Submission of the night.
This set the tone with hometown fighters putting on thrilling performances. There were close decisions that had the judges divided, and some which were clear-cut throughout the night, everyone putting everything on the line, there was even Chris Miller who turned up in speedos and slapped his opppnent from the mounted position before armbarring him.
My KO of the night came from veteran MMA Fighter Danny Williams, fighting under K1 rules he came In and starched his opponent with a series of heavy hooks resulting in several knockdowns, including the final crumpling blow causing the referee Richard Oram to step in.
In the final few bouts of the night PMA & Headhunterz met again in another MMA about where again after a close exciting first round Tomos Ellis of PMA managed to put away Shane Jones of Headhunterz by Rear Naked Choke.
The final two Kickboxing bouts saw PMA take two titles home as Peris Tecwyn out pointed Darren Baker fighter Sean Morris. In the final bout Hometown favourite, Marvin Pritchard took on a very game Mark ‘iceman’ Smith. Over 5 rounds Pritchard battered Smith repeatedly with combinations, however every time he looked like getting the finish, Smith dug deep to fire back landing shots of his own. The score card read 50-45 for Pritchard, but this didn’t show the heart or chin of his opponent, clearly my fight of the night. Market Mayhem returns next year, if you can make it, grab a ticket!
Full Results below
1 MMA A CLASS 3X3 David Jenkins (AZI) V Gethin Wavel (PMA)
Result: Gethin Wavel by submission in round 1 – Mounted Guillotine(sub of night)
2 KB NOVICE 3X90 Chris Stuart (EMA) V Kev Donlevy (EMA)
Result: Chris Stuart by Decision
3 KB JNR 3×90 Sam Bernier (ema) V Joel Williamson (NWMA)
Result: Joel Williamson by Decision
4 KB 3X2 Gill Green (EMA) V Meg Summers (PMA)
Results: Megan Summers by Decision
5 MMA B CLASS 3X3 Connor Roach (AZI) V Jamie Hughes (PMA)
Results: Jamie Hughes by Submission Round 1 – Armbar
6 BOXING 3X2 Melissa Harianto V Leah Thomas (PMA)
Results: Leah Thomas by TKO in round 1
7 Boxing 3×2 Nathan Flint V Kane Rowlands
Results: Nathan Flint by split decision
8 MMA A CLASS 3X3 Sion Williams (AZI) V Philip Higgins (NWMA)
Results: Sion Williams by TKO round 1 – GNP
9 MMA B 3×3 CLASS Shaun Pomeroy (JC) V Dave Williamson (JC)
Results: Shaun Pomerpy by submission round 1 – Armbar
10 KB 3×2 Terry Lee (NWMA) V Cara Owen (PMA)
Results: Cara Owen by TKO in Round 1
11 KB 3×2 Kyle Ellis (ME) V Lewis Watson (PMA)
Results: Kyle Ellis by Decision
12 Boxing 3×2 Becky Ridings (AZI) V Sara Williams (PMA)
Results: Becky Ridings by TKO in round 1
13 KI 3×2 Shaun Sant V Lee Penith (Mike Thomos)
Results: Shaun Sant by Decision
14 MMA A Class 3 X 3 Chris Miller (RD) V raig Roberts (JC)
Results: Chris Miller by Submission in round 1 – armbar
15 KB 3×2 Lee Blundel(ME) V Steve Smith (JC)
Results: Lee Blundell by Decision
16 K1 3×2 Danny Williams (P MMA ) V Gareth Robinson (MT)
Results: Danny Williams by KO round 1 (KO of night)
17 MMA A CLASS 3X3 Shane Jones (AZI) V Tomos Ellis (PMA)
Results: Tomos Ellis by submission round 2 – Rear Naked Choke
18 KB title 4 X2 Dylan Williams (DB) V Peris Tecwyn (PMA)
Results: Peris Tecwyn by Decision (New Champion)
19 MMA B CLASS 3×3 Sean Morris (n g) V Steven Ben (JC)
20 KB TITLE 5X2 Mark Smith (WUMA) V Marvin Prichard (PMA)
Results: Marvin Pritchard by Decision (retains Belt) (Fight of the night)
Written by Steve Brigg