Valley Fight League MMA 20:
Caged Combat at the Capital

Washington, DC
August 22, 2009

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20001

 Fight Results:

Flyweight MMA Bout
Jaren Williams VS Justin Hess
Winner: Jaren Williams at 1:45 of round 1 by TKO.
Justin Hess was issued a 30 day suspension due to the TKO.

Bantamweight MMA Bout
Lewis Cassner VS Mark Belak
Winner: Mark Belak by Split Decision, 30-27, 30-27, 29-28.

Heavyweight MMA Bout
Dennis Marsh VS Chris Stanton
Winner: Chris Stanton at :27 of round 2 by TKO.

Welterweight MMA Bout
Roy Miller VS Charles Alexander
Winner: Charles Alexander at :27 of round 3 by TKO.

Lightweight MMA Bout
Daniel Merritt VS David Bates
Winner: Daniel Merritt at :15 of round 2 by TKO.

Lightweight MMA Bout
Matt Dean VS Mark Vorce
Winner: Matt Dean at 1:45 of round 1 by TKO

Middleweight MMA Bout
Josh Haskins VS Jerome Villaneuva
Winner: Josh Haskins at :30 of round 2 by submission (Armbar)

Welterweight MMA Bout
Blaine Thomas VS Nate Grebb
Winner: Blaine Thomas at 2:50 of round 2 by submission (Armbar)

Thad Benton VS Brent Hess
This was a great fight and the crowd was electrified and entertained by both fighters skills. It went back and forth, with Hess showing his stand up skills by landing his trademark spinning hook kick dropping Benton to the canvas. Both fighters exchanged great grappling techniques until Hess threw in his third guillotine choke to secure the submission and tap out Benton, the defending VFL Champion and two time National wrestling champion in the fourth round.
Winner: Brent Hess at 1:43 of round 4 by submission (Guillotine Choke)

Bantamweight MMA Bout
Robert Smith VS Adrian Belcarris
Winner: Adrian Belcarris at 2:07 of round 1 by TKO.
Robert Smith was issued a 30 day suspension due to the TKO.

Krissy Barrett VS Nicole Hess
Hess showed great skill and determination in overcoming Barrett's attacks. Fighting from the bottom on her back Hess secured an armbar and surprised Barrett. Her win gave both her and her brother ISCF Title bout wins as they and many others now prepare for November's 2009 ISCF MMA World Clasic Championships.
Winner: Nicole Hess at 1:55 of round 1 by submission (Armbar)