Inside Cage Series 5: Epic Battles, Title Fights, and Rising Stars of MMA

Last night, the MMA community was treated to a spectacular display of martial prowess at the latest Rise of the Prospects event – Cage Series 5. With a total of 15 amateur bouts and three electrifying title fights, the evening was a testament to the skill and determination of these rising stars.

Unanimous Decisions, Submissions, and Knockouts Galore!

Featherweight Division (145 lbs)

The card kicked off with a strategic battle where Julian Samoy (@jiujewlz520) showcased his dominance with a clean sweep on the judges’ scorecards, defeating Gabe Elias by unanimous decision (30-27 x3).

Flyweight Division (125 lbs)

Austin Collins (@caustincmma) made quick work of Benaiah Reyna, securing an armbar that led to a submission victory at just 1:30 of the first round.

Bantamweight Division (135 lbs)

Submission specialist Josh Martinez (@j_j_l_3) executed a flawless triangle choke, forcing Matt Mejia to tap at 2:10 of the second round.

Catchweight Division (130 lbs)

In a closely contested bout, Ulises Valenzuela (@ulisesvalenzuela1) and Austin Wheeler (@theaustinwheeler) battled to a majority draw, leaving fans intrigued and debating the outcome.

Flyweight Division (125 lbs)

Tony Hernandez demonstrated a superb performance, earning a unanimous decision victory over Samuel Ortiz with scores of (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).

Bantamweight Division (135 lbs)

Adrian Munoz (@yani_dgaf) delivered a stunning knockout only 7 seconds into the first round against Julio Escamilla Jr, marking one of the fastest finishes of the night.

Atomweight Division (105 lbs)

Lexxi Moncada (@papas_chicas) showcased her technical skills, claiming a unanimous decision win over Melissa Sanabia.

Light Heavyweight Division (205 lbs)

Russell Thierry brought a swift conclusion to his bout with a TKO via referee stoppage at just 18 seconds of the first round against Christopher Tahbo.

Lightweight Division (155 lbs)

Derek Freda (@tatdaddy_1) impressed with powerful strikes, stopping Michael Lulling at 2:02 of the first round via TKO.

Catchweight Division (165 lbs)

Victor Santillan (@victorsantillan.mma) showed his striking prowess, earning a TKO victory over Mike Kennedy at 2:33 of the second round.

Bantamweight Division (135 lbs)

Calvin Dunning (@b1ack.fox) dominated Blake Listello, with the judges awarding him a unanimous decision (30-27 x3).

Welterweight Division (170 lbs)

Luke LA Vanway (@skywalker_rising) showcased his grappling skills with a rear naked choke submission win over Tristan Mordecai at 1:01 of the third round.

Title Fight Showdowns

Lightweight Title (155 lbs)

Adrian Galindo (@undeniable_the) claimed the 155-pound title with a TKO via strikes over Isaiah Figueroa at 2:01 of round 3.

Featherweight Title (145 lbs)

Kurt Tanael (@kourageeouskurt) earned the featherweight title with a unanimous decision victory (29-28, 30-27, 29-28) against Matthew Sabelhaus.

Welterweight Title (170 lbs)

In a gripping match, Sebastian Mordecai (@s_j_mordecai) secured the welterweight title with a submission via knee bar at 1:37 of the very first round against Jared Whittler.

A Visual Spectacle

The evening was not only about the triumphs and the skillful execution of martial arts techniques but also about the moments that make MMA a sport like no other. Our gallery captures these moments – the intensity, the passion, and the victory.
While we’ve shared a few snapshots from Cage Series 5, be sure to keep an eye out as we release more photos in the coming weeks. The full gallery will give you an even closer look at the night’s action.
Stay tuned to our social channels for updates and exclusive content as we continue to follow the journey of these remarkable fighters.
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