Fight 2 Win kicked off 2021 with a banger of an event at F2W 160, capping the night off first with a co-main event featuring Jonnatas Gracie vs. Hugo Marques and then a main event with William Tackett vs. John Combs, the latter of whom replaced Vagner Rocha.
Jonnatas Gracie vs. Hugo Marques
Marques started the action by pulling guard, Gracie applying heavy top pressure as Marques tried to sweep him. As Marques scooped up a single-leg, Gracie opted to pull guard, eventually managing to come back up as Marques worked for single-leg X. After heading out of bounds, the competitors were reset, and Gracie again pulled guard. Gracie then went for an ankle lock following a brief scramble, and Marques kept a grip on the pants and Gracie’s leg wrapped up in his other arm.
Gracie then adjusted and went belly-down for the straight ankle lock while Marques tried to counter with the same. Eventually, though, Gracie gave up on the submission, though the competitors returned to the 50/50, staying there without much action until the final few seconds of the match when Gracie stood up and went for a toe hold. He didn’t finish the submission, but his efforts during the match were enough to earn him the split-decision victory.
John Combs vs. William Tackett
Tackett pulled guard, then reversed the position. Combs countered with a guillotine attempt, then a scramble led to Tackett trying a guillotine of his own. After going out of bounds, the competitors were reset, and Tackett returned to playing guard, digging for Combs’ leg. Combs, however, defended very well and started trying for a straight ankle lock, even as Tackett began working on a calf slicer. The athletes disentangled themselves, and Combs returned to trying to pass Tackett’s guard, avoiding a heel hook in the process.
Combs stayed low in his passing attempts, and Tackett was relentless with his leg locks. Combs was ready for him, though, and he again managed to clear his knee line to stay safe. As the clock wound down, Combs and Tackett tumbled across the stage, with Tackett ending up in the top position. Both competitors went for straight ankle locks in the final seconds of the match, but neither was able to finish.
Tackett was awarded the split decision victory by the judges.
Black Belt Results
William Tackett def John Combs split Dec
Jonnatas Gracie def Hugo Marques Dec
Pedro Marinho def Gabriel Almeida Dec
Gesias Cavalcante def Justin Renick dec FOTN
Junny E Ocasio def Adam Ferrrara Heel Hook SOTN
Alexandre Pimentel def Guilherme Neves Pulgaplata
Sean Joseph def Glauco Simim Lima Split Dec
Joaquin Torres def Kalil Nascimento Dec
Jason Valle def Forrest Moyano Heel Hook
Felipe Amarante def Gabriel Sacramento Injury
Alexandre Fernandes Dantas def Jeremy Diaz Dec
Yuri Villefort def Eric Alequin Dec
Kenny Berman def Alex Jutis Dec
Shawn Ambrosino def Justin Brunet dec
Daniel Fundora def Jim Alers Injury
Thalys Pontes def Kevin Granados Triangle SOTN
Thiago Alves def Joshua Da Silveria Decision
Colon Santana def Ben Trawinski Knee Bar
Daniel Cabrera-Martinez def Alberto Santos Knee Bar FOTN
Sebastian Serpa def Bernardo Delibero Split Dec FOTN
Ryan Conforti def Mohammad Shuman Guillotine
Abbi Tetterton def Christina Zynco decision
Anthony Molina def Chris Daniel Heel Hook SOTN
Edgar Vela def Josue Gonzales dec
Andres Castano def Mike Johnson split dec
Gabriel Barrocas def Phillip Jackson Dec
Daniel Wyatt def Julio Diaz dec
Felipe Porto Schiavon def Carlos Insignares dec
Marcelo Perea def Jonathan Yap Dec
Blue Belts and Teens
Kai Amarante def Dillon Americo Smith dec
Zachary Arias def Mauro Rousseau Ruiz Triangle Armbar SOTN
Juan Carlos Fleites def Alex Noa Dec
Lucas Codam Fontoura Silva def James E Smith Jr Dec
Marcus Vinicius Valeri def Calvin Carlson dec
Steven Mazariegos def Val Gonzalez Triangle
Albert Robleto def Daniel Goldsmith dec
Priam Shaffer def Frankie Ciprianni armbar FOTN
Garrett Fosdyck def Bryan Maldonado Split Dec
Thomas Russell Church def Gilberto Angelo Ayala Dec