MMAFrenzy’s coverage of WSOF 4 continues with our play-by-play of tonight’s NBC Sports Network main card. Be sure to tune in at 10:30PM ET and refresh often as MMAFrenzy brings you updates and live scoring of tonight’s card at the Citizen’s Bank Arena in Ontario, California.
WSOF 4 Play-by-Play:
Gesias Cavalcante vs. Tyson Griffin
- No touch of gloves here. Griffin is looking for a teep early but JZ keeps checking it. Small exchanges early. Griffin telegraphs a head kick and JZ ducks it easy. JZ grabs the clinch and lands a pair of hard knees. Wicked body kick and a left hook by JZ. A lot of movement in this round so far. Best combination of the night by Griffin with an uppercut and a hook. Griffin tries a takedown but it isn’t there. Griffin shoots another takedown as the round ends but ends up in a guillotine. Little skirmish as the round ends. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Griffin.
- Both guys come out angry as the second starts with JZ getting the better of it. Referee Jason McCoy stands up the fight after it stalls after JZ lands some knees from the modified front head.Nice backleg kick by Griffin but he gets staggered with a tough combination. Brief clinch and JZ lands some shots. Big shots after the exit by both men but JZ seems to be just ahead. JZ slips an uppercut and lands a nasty left hook. Big leg kick by Griffin. Another close round. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Cavalcante (19-19)
- Griffin comes out more active but JZ lands a big driving takedown. Griffin traps an arm but JZ works free with some big shots. JZ passes to half guard and now full mount. Griffin gives up his back and gets arched out. JZ with some punches and the referee calls the fight to the objection of Griffin.
Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante def. Tyson Griffin via TKO (strikes) at 1:37 of Round 3
Dave Huckaba vs. Ray Sefo
- Touch of gloves and we’re off. Quick headkick by Sefo glances off. Legkick by Sefo. A lot of movement from Huckaba early. Spinning back first from Sefo is blocked but Huckaba was moved by that strike. Huckaba swings big and eats a nasty left hook. Another big legkick. Nasty hook to a big legkick by Sefo. Another big legkick by Sefo. Right straight by Sefo and Huckaba wisely clinches. Huckaba seems to content to keep it on the cage and land small strikes. Huckaba tries to throw Sefo with a JV type headlock and ends up being stuck in side control with Sefo on top. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Sefo.
- Nasty spinning back kick to the body by Sefo.Huckaba with a combo. Nasty combo by Sefo catches Huckaba and Huckaba waves him on. Horrible takedown attempt by Huckaba is thrown off and another one. Accidental groin strike by Huckaba and after a short break we’re back. Huckaba is just swining and most are just getting blocked. Nice series of short elbows by Huckaba. Sefo with an elbow of his own. Sefo seizes control of the clinch. Huckaba tries another trip but is way too high. Huge legkicks by Sefo now. These guys are just having fun now. Another big legkick bu Sefo. These are adding up. Sefo throws a head kick that just misses and Huckaba catches Sefo with a punch after the pres is slow to reset. Big shots by Huckaba now and the referee calls the fight.
Dave Huckaba def. Ray Sefo via TKO (strikes) at 4:32 of Round 2
Keon Caldwell vs. Nick Newell
- Touch of gloves and we’re off. Newell goes down off a slip but transitions into a takedown. He slips again but Newell gets him down briefly. Newell with some nice shots including a spinning back elbow with his half arm. Throw by Newell but he cannot secure it and we’re back up. Nice takedown by Newell and he quickly passes to half guard. Newell jumps to a ninja choke and Caldwell tries to fight it but it is all over as he is forced to tap.
Nick Newell def. Keon Caldwell via submission (ninja choke) at 2:07 of Round 1
Brandon Hempleman vs. Marlon Moraes
- Hempleman is active early but Moraes is landing more effectively early. Moraes just has so much power for a bantamweight. Legkick to a head kick by Moraes. Moraes counters a legkick with a big right and Hempleman is cut on his forehead now. Hempleman tries a superman punch but is literally stuffed by a right by Moraes. Moraes counters a Hempleman kick and blasts his opponent to the canvas. Big followup strikes by Moraes on the ground. Hempleman is bleeding horribly now after tying Moraes up. Hempleman recovers guard. Referee stands them up and calls the doctor in to check the cut. Doctor waves him on. Touch of gloves off the restart. Wheel kick as the round ends but it falls short. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Moraes
- Hempleman is also limping as the round starts. Canvas is a little slick after the TV crew wiped down the mats between rounds. Moraes drops Hempleman with a leg kick but gets stuck in his guard. Shots to the body by Moraes. Standup by the ref. Moraes is battering Hempleman’s leg and he may have just destroyed it as Hempleman can barely move now. Another leg kick cracks Hempleman to the canvas but he stays up and rolls for a leg lock but Moraes walks away. Ton of bruising on Hempleman now. Another nasty legkick by Moraes shortly before the round ends. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Moraes (20-18)
- Hug to start off Round 3. Nasty legkick again by Mroaes. Inside legkicks by Moraes now are damaging the inside of the leg. Moraes is being surgical in this fight, dominating the bout but picking his shots. Hempleman tries a spinning backfist but has no drive in his legs anymore. Hempleman eats another hard shot by Moraes. Another nasty legkick and a right hook by Moraes.Not sure how Hempleman is still standing. Headkick by Moraes is partially blocked but just barely. Spinning back kick by Moraes lands to the body. Spinning roundhouse kick by Moraes. Spinning backkick by Moraes. Hempleman catches a head kick and takes Moraes down but has to bail when Moraes attacks with a slick heel hook. Fighters stand as the round ends. MMAFrenzy scores the round and the fight for Moraes (30-27).
Marlon Moraes def. Brandon Hempleman via unanimous decision (30-27,30-27,30-27)
Angel DeAnda vs. Tyrone Spong
- Touch of gloves and we’re off. Legkick by Spong starts off the action and he follows with a straight. Spong slips but is back up. Teep to the body by Spong. Angel is firing off but Spong is blocking the shots with his gloves. Spong with a nasty knee in the thai clinch. Legkick by Spong. Body kick and a leg kick by Spong. Angel’s advance is stuffed by a Spong right.Hook to the body by Spong. Jab by Spong is starting to land. Wicked thigh kick to an inside legkick by Spong. Another brutal inside leg kick drops Angel Spong with a thai clinch and a knee, nasty punch on the exit. Wicked leg kick by Spong again. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Spong.
- Wicked legkick by Spong drops Angel as he tries to advance. Spong is putting the combos together and Angel is literally being spun around by them. Angel is throwing haymakers in desperation mode but Spong is blocking them Flying knee to the body by Spong. Angel tries a takedwon but Spong punishes him for it with legkicks. Nasty series of legkicks and Angel tries another takedown but is stuffed. Spong is battering Angel but the guy won’t go away. Angel catches a leg but Spong keeps fighting him off. Another brutal legkick lands from Spong as he is attacking the inside and outside of Angel’s lead leg. Angel is still throwing but then Spong lands one shot to knock his mouthpiece out. Another nasty outside legkick lands and Spong follows up with hooks to the body. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 (20-18)
- Spong drops Angel again with a leg kick to start the third. More legkicks by Spong and he is throwing them with anger. Spong with another outside and then inside legkick drops DeAnda. Angel is winging shots but Spong stops every advance with a leg kick. More of the same now, Angel tries to advance but gets battered by legkicks or a right hand. Spong telling DeAnda to bring it. Brutal body shot lands from Spong and he is looking for the kill with short time. MMAFrenzy has it 10-9 Spong (30-27).
Tyrone Spong def. Angel DeAnda via unanimous decision (30-27,30-27,29-28)