On Saturday the Intensity MMA & Fitness Center hosted the latest (IKF) International Kickboxing Federation Muay Thai show at their South San Diego Gym. This was a first for Intensity to host such a tournament and with so many participants (52) coming from all over, from as far north as Los Angeles and as far south as Ensenada, B. C., Mexico representing 14 separate gyms.
In Bout #1, it was David Papa of the Valor Fight Club, Logan Heights, SD, CA getting the win over Odvan Vargas of the Mojac Gym, Tijuana.
In Bout #2, it was Joey Splock of Rolando, Encinitas, CA getting the win over Gael Rodriguez of the Reyes Gym, Tijuana, B. C., Mexico.
In Bout #3, it was Adrian Lopez of Intensity MMA getting the win over Gomy Regalado of the Mojac Gym.
In Bout #4, it was Kevin Meza of the Mojac Gym getting the win over Christopher Rivera of the Alliance Training Center, Chula Vista.
In Bout #5, it was Gustavo Regalado of the Mojac Gym getting a walkover victory over Stephen Hill of the Alliance Training Center.
In Bout #6, it was Ian Reyes of the Reyes Gym getting the victory over Roberto Diaz of the Valor Fight Club.
In Bout #7, it was Ricky Hernandez of the Mojac Gym getting the win over Osmar of the host gym, Intensity MMA.
In Bout #8, it was Gabriel Hernandez of Alliance Training Center getting the win over Victor Aguilar of Intensity MMA.
In Bout #9, it was Hachem Nessea of the Alliance Training Center getting the win over Randall Cattson of the King Tiger Gym, San Diego.
Bout #10 featured a match between Said Sanchez of the Valor Fight Club defeating Ruben Guzman of Intensity MMA.
In Bout #11, it was Ernesto Galan Tachiquin of the Mojac Gym, Tijuana getting the win over Chriss Moret of Intensity MMA.
In Bout #12, it was Juan Quintana of the Durepss Fight Team, Tijuana, B. C., Mexico dominating his foe Alejandro Hernandez of the Valor Fight Club, Logan Heights, San Diego, to get the win.
In Bout #13, the fight between Tiffany Ignacio of Intensity MMA and Azul Medina of the Valor Fight Club was declared a draw.
In Bout #14, it was Canelito Kristian of the Tostado Gym, Tecate, B. C., Mexico getting the win over Mike Casillas of Intensity MMA.
In Bout #15, it was Armando Arranaga of Intensity MMA dominating Zaid Aldama of the host gym Intensity MMA.
In Bout #16, it was Andrew Ramos of the Valor Fight Club getting the win over Evan Join of Team Rolando.
In Bout #17, it was Richard Hernandez of Intensity MMA getting the win over Eduardo Hernandez of the Entram Gym in Tijuana.
Bout #18 featured a match between Aaron Cisneros of Intensity MMA in a match declared a draw with Adrian Muron of Intensity MMA.
Bout #19 featured Hermes Pinu of the Pacific Training Center, La Jolla taking on Javier Rios of Intensity MMA. Since Rios was a last minute replacement and under weight, the match was deemed a draw and both received a trophy.
In round one of Bout #20, it was the big guy Sebastian Hernandez of the Pacific Training Center dominating Miguel Hernandez of the Valor Fight Club with powerful punches to the head and kicks to the thighs that had Miguel H. backing up.
In Bout #21, it was Terry Broker of the House of Discipline, Spring Valley, CA getting the nod over Joseph Hernandez of Intensity MMA.
In Bout #22 it was the youngsters, Aristeo Arranaga of Intensity MMA and Sergio Porras of the Alliance Training Center going nonstop for three hard rounds. The judges ruled their match a draw.
In Bout #23 it was Matt Rascon of American Boxing, Pacific Beach getting the unanimous decision win over Emmanuel Raines of the Alliance Training Center.
In Bout #24, it was Roy Vazquez of Alliance Training Center looking unstoppable in his beat down of Hector Bracamonte of the Durepss Fight Team. The 16 year-old dominated in his debut winning by knock out (a body shot) in round three.
In Bout #25, it was Ivy Chu of the Pacific Training Center going nonstop with combinations of hard kick, hard kick and then the wide, roundhouse punch to overwhelm Jen Lane of Intensity MMA and earn the early second round stoppage.
In Bout #26, it was Nahdia Barrientos, the outstanding USA Amateur boxer from Alliance Training Center, earning her first IKF Muay Thai TKO victory by stopping Raily Allen of Team Rolando after landing these on target kicks one to the face and a second just below the ribs.