Eiko 4 Delivered A Great Night Of Fights
Eiko 4’s four man MMA tournament sponsored by Revgear (Who provided all the competitors with fight shorts and the amateur style MMA gloves.) Showcased 4 great fighters skills in a one night 4 man tournemant. The 4 fighters were competing to see who would leave with a Revgear sponsorship and a trip for a week’s training at Team Quest in Thailand.
4 amateur MMA fighters from Newcastle and the surrounding areas would go head to head to see who would win the first tournament of its kind in the UK in front of a packed crowd, full of local support for each contender.
In the opening fight of the night Zelimhan Musostov the 22 year old Chechnyan fighting out of Combat Sports Newcastle took on late notice replacement Tom Russell. Musostov would control large portions of the fight with his superior grappling to take a unanimous decision win and advance to the final later on in the evening.
On the other side of the tournament David Thompson of Felling Warriors would take on Steven Holmes of Viper MMA, the impressive top control of Holmes would see him secure the decision, the highlight of the fight came with a beautiful judo throw by Holmes which scored big and allowed him to enact his punishing top game.
After 2 decisions, it was the final that delivered the fireworks. It took under 60 seconds for Musostov to secure a Rear Naked Choke on Holmes and take home the impressive prize, whilst adding 2 fights to his win column in one night. Whilst securing a trip to train at an amazing facility in Thailand with world class coaches, and get a sponsorship from one of the best technical fight gear companies in the world in Revgear.
UFC star Ross Pearson was in attendance to watch the fights, showing his commitment to supporting the North Easts ever growing MMA scene, which is going from strength to strength with top promotions like Eiko.
A full list of the events results are below
Bobby Scott 77kg (Felling Warriors) vs John Henney (Tap Out Knock Out)
John Henney wins via Unanimous Decision
Chrissy Johnson (Vision) VS Mark Connell (Viper mma) 67k
Chrissy Johnson wins via Split Decision
Tom Davison(The Fish Tank) VS Jed Ramshaw (Viper MMA)77kg
Tom Davison wins via Decision
Liam Scott (The Fish Tank) Vs Johnny Mcgee Light Heavy Weight
Liam Scott Wins via Triangle Choke
Kerry Maserati (Carlson Gracie) VS Tania Lockhart (Spirit Dojo)
Chris Thorpe (Langham Gym?) Vs Simon Lofthouse (New Blood Martial Arts)
Chris Thorpe wins via Decision
Steven Roscoe 68kg (Core MMA) VS Carl Pervis 68kg (Felling warriors)
Steven Roscoe Wins Via Decision
Zelimhan Musostov (CSN) VS Tom Russel (Northern Free Fighters)
Zell Wins Via Unanimous Decision.
Steven Holmes(Viper MMA) VS David Thompson (Felling Warriors)
Steven Wins Via Unanimous Decision
Steven Holmes(Viper MMA) VS Zelimhan Musostov (CSN)
Zelimhan Musostov wins via submission from RNC – 1st round
Paul Gregson(Team Phoenix) 1-0 VS Lewis Monarch 2-0 (The Fish Tank) 70kg
Lewis Monarch Wins via TKO (Referee Stoppage) 1st Round
Andy Speirs (Tap out Knock Out) VS Yan Novako
Andy Speirs wins via TKO, (Referee stoppage) 1st Round