Grapplers Collide in Head-To-Head Matchups
“Combat Sports Coverage” hosted their first submission-only grappling event of 2021 on Saturday. The event saw a number of grapplers competing for bragging rights.
The tournament based event consisted of grappling matches that lasted 6 minutes each. If neither competitor gained a submission during that period of time then the bout would head to overtime unless it was a super-fight.
Josh “Super Glue” Altum stole the show with a quick submission win over UFC veteran Melvin ” The Young Assasin” Guillard in the main event. Alum would also rack up two more quick submission victories to win the 165-pound open belt cash bracket.
Other highlights of the event included a super-fight card that saw Carlos Henriquez defeat Sijin Kurian in a 140-pound match. In the 155-pound bout, Ricky Peoples took home the $200 jackpot after a win over Ishiah Carson.
Two other matchups included Nate Garza and Jordan Plutin facing off at 165 pounds while Agnew Wafford and Dwight Gipson went head-to-head at heavyweight. Both matches ended in a draw after time expired.
Notably, Taylor Hickman won the 170-pound finals, Carlos Jimenez won at 155 pounds, and George Budz took 1st place in the 215-pound bracket.
Host Thomas Galdenzi expressed his satisfaction with the event.
“We had some really high-level competition,” Galdenzi said. “The competitors brought it today and it was action-packed.”
The next “Combat Sports Coverage” event is scheduled for March 6 in Tomball, Texas.