December 2, 2023
Miami, FL– There’s no stopping Mexico’s Cristian “Puas” Perez (13-1) as he viciously finished his latest opponent Sebastian Piedrahita (11-5) in the quick round.
Perez and Colombia’s Piedrahita were the main event of Saturday’s fight card. Perez defeated Piedrahita at 17 seconds of the second round by way of technical knockout.
Also, Anastasia Nikolakakos (5-0) defeated Ana Palacios (7-3) by way of technical knockout in the second round at .
And, Mexico’s Ernesto Ibarra (9-1) defeated Javier Valdebenito (5-4) by way of unanimous decision.
Puas vs Piedrahita
In the first round, Puas exchanged with sharp stand up landing his shots; however, the fight transitioned to the ground, where he displayed his excellence in jiu jitsu.
Piedrahita stood his ground transitioning on the ground. At one point, the fight went to the feet but quickly Puas was able to judo throw his opponent straight to the ground again where the first round finished.
Between rounds, Piedrahita’s corner advised him to box, but that wasn’t the right direction. Puas gave his opponent a stiff jab knocking him sraight to the canvass where Puas landed a few more shots forcing the referee to step in and put an end to the fight.
After the fight, Puas called out Enrique Gonzalez, the person to give his only defeat as a professional and requested to have a shot at a title.
Palacios vs Nikolakakos
Palacios knew this fight was important for her to bounce back and get herself on the win column. But Canada’s Nikolakakos power was too much for the Mexican.
Switching stances constantly was difficult for Palacios to figure out and once Nikolakakos took her to the ground Palacios did not have an answer.
The first and second round, were almost identical with Nikolakakos exchanging and later switching levels and taking the fight to the ground.
In the third, Palacios listened to her corner and introduced more of her fists, but Nikolakakos give her the chance to excel as she quickly took the fight to the ground.
The power on her ground and pound was too much. Palacios gave her back to Nikolakakos. The Canadian delivered heavy hands in te last chapter of the round forcing the referee to step in and call it a night.
Ibarra vs Valdebenito
Ibarra’s experience was too much for the 20-year-old from Chile. Ibarra’s speed and agility combined with his skill on the ground. He recently received his brown belt in jiu jistu and made a promise to himself that he would display more work on the ground.
CG 2023 December 2: Perez vs Piedrahita
Ibarra took the fight by way of decision.
Michel Martinez defeated Carlo Ricci by technical knockout in the first round at 1:25.
Kalya Hracho defeated Andrea Meneses by unanimous decision.
Anastasia Nikolakakos defeated Ana Palacios in the third round at 3:20 by way of technical knockout.
Cristian Perez defeated Sebastian Piedrahita by way of technical knockout at 17 seconds in the second round.
Ernesto Ibarra defeated Javier Valdebenito by unanimous decision.