Saturday, June 6, 2009
Liveblog: Caged Combat Part 5
Fight Factory's Zach Makovsky is up next to take on Midwest Elite fighter Nate Williams. Makovsky is another top local stud managed by Monte Cox, but now I won't talk about his future lest I jinx him. Anyway, Makovsky has zero trouble getting the takedown, and despite some expert scrambling by Williams the Fight Factory rep is always one step ahead, either stuck to his back hunting for the choke or dropping bombs from above. Round 2 is more of the same, and though it's clear Williams has got skills, whatever he's got pales in comparison to what Makovsky is bringing. Mercifully, Makovsky finds the rear naked choke in the last round, forcing the tapout at 2:33. Two unknowns in Sam Orapeza of Fight Factory and Mitch Filer of Motor City Boxing step up to the plate. Based on the crowd's reaction to his name, I'd guess that Orapeza is either the mayor of Philadelphia or he sold a quabillion tickets. Okay, that one doesn't last long. Orapeza pulls Filer to the ground, works his way onto Filer's back, and puts him to sleep with a rear naked choke. Ref Mullhall has to pull them apart at :47 of Round 1. Congrats to the mayor of Philly.