Some big results for our team this past weekend. Tyler Edworthy picked up a silver medal at the IBJJF World Masters Championships in Las Vegas, while Tanner Boser gets a TKO victory over a UFC veteran.
On September 25/26 Hayabusa coach Tyler Edworthy competed at the IBJJF World Master Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyler beat several competitors on his way to a silver medal at the Championships at Purple Belt. Very impressive victory considering that this is the World Championships.
Unified MMA returned for their 24th event at the mirage Banquet Hall in Edmonton, Alberta. In the main event former Unified Heavyweight Champion Tanner “The Bulldozer” Boser fought UFC Veteran Victor “The Finnisher” Valimaki.
Here is the play by play from Top MMA news.
Victor Valimaki vs. Tanner Boser
Round 1: Boser opens with a leg kick and another. Boser slams another pair of hard leg kicks and continues to measure the range. Boser with another and Valimaki looks have hurt his knee as he steps gingerly on it. Boser continues to slam big leg kicks into Valimaki’s thigh and knee looking to chop him down. Valimaki has been largely shut out offensively for the first half of the round and Boser continues and Valimaki finally lands a one-two. Valimaki with a leg kick of his own and Boser right back. Valimaki looks to get a hold of his for a takedown but Boser stays out of reach. Boser flying knee and they tie up on the cage. Valimaki with an uppercut to the body and they separate and a leg kick for Valimaki. Boser high kick blocked and continues to attack the legs before ducking a looping right as time expires. Top MMA News scores round 10-9 Boser
Round 2: They exchange shots and Boser sticks with whats working and goes back to the legs. Boser connects with some solid shots and the leg kick exclamation. Boser with a hard right and teep to the knee. Boser keeps assaulting the knee and thigh with vicious kicks. Boser with a body kick and Valimaki uses it to get the fight to the mat and gets full mount. Valimaki postures up and lands hard shots. Valimaki’s leg looks like hamburger meat and Boser gets back to his feet and the crowd explodes as Boser unleashes a barrage of punches. Boser slips on a punch attempt but comes right back and keeps landing adding in an elbow. Boser with a teep to the knee and Valimaki winces, Boser follows up with one final vicious leg kick that finishes Valimaki off and referee Kyle Cardinal step in between giving Boser undoubtedly the biggest win of his career.
Tanner Boser defeats Victor Valimaki by TKO (Leg Kicks) in Round 2, 3:33
Fight of the Night: Tanner Boser vs. Victor Valimaki
Knockout of the Night: Tanner Boser