CFFC 85: Hill vs. Lee Play-by-Play

This article is the play-by-play to accompany the live coverage of CFFC 85. Live coverage of the event can be found here.

Quick Results:

Preliminary Card

Bout 1: Donny Ross vs. Lance Abera (Lightweight) (Amateur Bout)

Bout 2: Trinity Swint vs. Dakota Smith (Catchweight 130 lbs) (Amateur Bout)

Bout 3: Jordan Seufzer (2-7) vs. Marcelo Nunes (5-1) (Heavyweight)

Main Card (8:30PM EDT / 7:30PM CDT) (UFC Fight Pass)

Bout 4: Zulkarnaiyn Kamchybekov def. Mike Anderson via TKO, Strikes (RD 3, 2:17)

Bout 5: Montel Williams def. Chris Sorrell via TKO, Punches (RD 1, 2:02)

Bout 6: Eddy Torres def. Nathan Mitchell via Submission, Armbar (RD 1, 1:01)

Bout 7: Sean Soriano def. Jose Mariscal via Decision, Unanimous

Bout 8: Ramazan Kuramagomedov def Trevor Ollison via Submission, Arm Triangle Choke (RD 2, 3:22)

Bout 9: Bobby Lee def. Mike Hill via Decision, Unanimous (Interim CFFC Welterweight Championship)

Play-by-Play:

Bout 4: Mike Anderson (0-0) vs. Zulkarnaiyn Kamchybekov (2-1) (Lightweight)

Kamchybekov connected with leg kicks in the first round of the fight. Anderson started to throw kicks to the body in the second minute of the fight. Anderson clinched with Kamchybekov in the third minute of the fight, with both fighters landing knees to the body from the position. Anderson landed an elbow to the head while exiting the clinch. The fighters stayed on the feet until the round concluded.

Kamchybekov had a strong start to the second round, walking down Anderson and controlling the striking. Kamchybekov landed a right cross in the fourth minute of the bout that dropped Anderson. Kamchybekov landed a soccer kick to Anderson while he was on his stomach, which is an illegal kick. The fight resumed on the feet after Anderson was given some time to rest up.

Anderson tried for a takedown a minute into the final round that Kamchybekov blocked. Kamchybekov got a takedown from the clinch moments after. He got on the back of Anderson, getting to the feet for a moment before going back down due to a trip. Anderson was able to return to the feet with three minutes left in the fight. Kamchybekov pressed forward with punches that dropped Anderson, ending the fight.

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Anderson 9 9
Kamchybekov 10 10

Bout 5: Chris Sorrell (2-2) vs. Montel Williams (3-0) (Catchweight 175 lbs)

Sorrell went into a clinch with Williams immediately. Williams got a takedown from the clinch. Williams landed punches from full guard with his left hand while using his other hand to trap an arm of Sorrell. He kept with the punches until the fight concluded.

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Sorrell
Williams

Bout 6: Nathan Mitchell (0-0) vs. Eddy Torres (1-0) (Lightweight)

Mitchell caught a leg kick early for a takedown, getting full guard on top. Torres put in an armbar on the bottom that made Mitchell tap out.

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Mitchell
Torres

Bout 7: Jose Mariscal (10-5) vs. Sean Soriano (12-6) (Featherweight)

The fight started quick with both fighters throwing a high pace of kicks. The fast pace was stopped abruptly in the first minute after Soriano accidentally landed a knee to the groin of Mariscal in a clinch. Mariscal was explosive when they resumed, charging at Soriano with strikes. Soriano got a takedown from a clinch in the second minute of the fight. Mariscal tried for a leg lock from the bottom that Soriano was able to escape, moving into half guard after. Mariscal tried for the leg lock again, causing Soriano to get up and escape the hold. Mariscal took Soriano down to his knees before they stood up and returned to striking with a minute to go in the fight. Mariscal landed a double leg takedown, getting on the back of Soriano as they got up to their feet. Another pause came after Mariscal was hit in the groin with a knee. Soriano was deducted a point due to the second groin strike. The fight resumed after a few minutes of Mariscal recovering. 

Mariscal caught a leg kick early in the second round, although he wasn’t able to get a takedown from it. Soriano landed a knee from the clinch in the second minute of the round before getting a takedown. Soriano threw punches from half guard while Mariscal threw open palm strikes from the bottom. Mariscal tried for a triangle choke from the bottom with 30 seconds left in the fight. Soriano escaped the position, getting on the back of Mariscal for a moment. Mariscal got on the back of Soriano and landed elbows until the round concluded.

Soriano landed a leg kick early in the round that dropped Mariscal. Soriano put Mariscal against the cage in a clinch for a moment. Mariscal tried for a takedown, although Soriano was able to overpower him and get top position on the ground. They got back to their feet with two minutes left in the round. Soriano was on the back of Mariscal while on the feet. Mariscal shot for a single leg takedown that Soriano stopped. Soriano was on the back of Mariscal in side control with a minute to go in the fight. Soriano got into full guard in the final moments of the round. Mariscal attempted an omoplata before the fight ran out of time. Soriano was given the win after three rounds of action (29-27, 29-27 & 29-27).

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Mariscal 9 9 9 27
Soriano 9 10 10 29

Bout 8: Ramazan Kuramagomedov (7-0) vs. Trevor Ollison (4-2) (Welterweight)

A pause came in the first minute of the fight after a kick clipped Ollison in the groin. Ollison landed a two-punch combination shortly after they resumed. Kuramagomedov got a takedown in the second minute of the fight. Kuramagomedov put a body lock on the back of Ollison as they got on their feet. They moved back to the ground with Kuramagomedov on the back still. Kuramagomedov attempt an arm triangle choke while on the back of Ollison. Kuramagomedov let go of the choke eventually, still on the back of Ollison. Ollison was able to flip around and take control on top. Kuramagomedov got back to his feet, getting a double leg takedown only moments after. Muramagomedov landed a few elbows before the round ran out of time.

The opening minute of the second round was competitive striking, as Ollison came forward with strikes. Kuramagomedov got a takedown a minute into the round. Kuramagomedov landed some punches from half guard before getting on the back of Ollison. Kuramagomedov moved into full mount in the fourth minute of the fight. He moved into side control after putting in an arm triangle choke. Ollison tapped out from the choke shortly after.

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Kuramagomedov 10
Ollison 9

Bout 9: Mike Hill (11-4-1) vs. Bobby Lee (11-4) (Interim CFFC Welterweight Championship)

Lee put Hill against the cage in a body lock early in the fight. He early a takedown from the position moments later, although Hill remained to his feet immediately. Hill pulled guard from a clinch in the second minute of the fight, attempting a guillotine choke from the bottom. Lee escaped the choke, taking half guard on top. Lee attempted a straight armbar from side control in the third minute of the fight. Hill was able to stay in control, moving into a north-south position for a north-south choke. Hill spun around on the mat until he escaped the choke. Lee kept on the pressure, getting on the back of Hill immediately. He stayed on the back of Hill until the round concluded.

Lee got a single leg takedown in the first minute of the second round, getting half guard on top after. Lee took the back of Hill for a moment before returning to half guard in the second minute of the bout. Hill was able to work back to his feet with two minutes to go in the fight. Like he did in the round before, Hill pulled guard in the fourth minute while trying for a guillotine choke. Lee took half guard on top after escaping the choke. They got back to the feet with a minute left in the fight. Hill pulled guard again with a guillotine after Lee tried for a takedown. Lee escaped it and took half guard on top after. Hill tried for a guillotine again before the round ran out of time.

Lee got a double leg takedown 30 seconds into the third round. Hill got back to the feet quickly, although Lee kept him in a clinch against the cage. Lee scored a takedown from the clinch, taking half guard on top. The fighters were stood back up, although Lee got a takedown seconds after. Hill tried a guillotine choke that allowed him to take full mount. Lee escaped the position, scoring a takedown on the feet right after. Lee landed some elbows from half guard. He kept in control on top until the round concluded.

Lee scored a single leg takedown a minute into the fourth round. Hill tried again for a guillotine, although Lee was able to escape quickly. Lee landed elbows and punches periodically from the ground. Hill started to bleed from the strikes. The referee stood them up with 30 seconds left to fight. Lee got a takedown, holding half guard until the fight ran out of time. Lee got a clean sweep on the scorecards after four rounds (40-36, 40-36 & 40-36).

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
Hill 9 9 9 9 36
Lee 10 10 10 10 40

 

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