Ground and Pound Promotions descended upon the Rivertown Sports Complex again this weekend for GPP-XV in Grandville, MI. Seventeen amazing Cheap Jerseys cagefights included two title fights, and stands full of eager MMA fans. FightMichigan was there to chronicle the wins and the losses. Also in attendance was FightMichigan’s good friend, Jeff “Shooter” Graham of Rings Radio. And, I’d also like to mention that this is the first time we’ve ever seen a female referee at an event in Michigan. Working alongside Keith Dozeman, was Jamie Lange, doing a fine job of keeping the fighters safe and keeping things fair in the cage! Jamie, you’re making women involved with MMA proud. Keep up the good work. And now, without further ado, here are your results:
Chad Dickson (171 lbs., 1-0) vs. Dan “The Bucketlist” Laidlaw (175 lbs., (0-0, GRMMA)
Winner: Chad Dickson very early in the first round by TKO – referee stoppage due to strikes.
Cody Blumberg (140 lbs., 2-1, Team Nightmare) vs. Brandon Fuller (146 lbs., 0-1, Team Cutthroat)
Winner: Brandon Fuller late in the third round by choke submission.
Jeremy Brzozowski (177 lbs., 1-1, GRMMA) vs. Michael Danials (177 lbs., 0-0, Powerhouse)
Winner: Jeremy Brzozowski at 1:50 in the first round by tap out.
Scott “The Grizz” Charter (309 lbs., 0-0, Team Cutthroat) vs. Jon Cipriani (312 lbs., 1-0, GRMMA)
Winner: Scott “The Grizz” Charter halfway through the first round by TKO – referee stoppage due to strikes.
Christian Chan (208 lbs., cheap football jerseys 0-0, GRMMA) vs. Colten Marlette (204 lbs., 0-0)
Winner: Colten Marlette in the middle of the first round by TKO – referee stoppage due to strikes.
Irvin Fulger (129 lbs., 2-0) vs. Shawn Shoop (139 lbs., 0-1)
Winner: Irvin Fulger late in the second round by TKO – referee stoppage due to strikes.
Zach “The Rage” Ryder (148 lbs., 1-3) vs. Andrew “The Pretty Boy” Chandler (139 lbs., 3-4, Outlaw MMA)
Winner: Andrew “The Pretty Boy” Chandler a few seconds into he first round by knock out.
Joe Torres (207 lbs., 0-0, GRMMA) vs. Mike Rearick (209 lbs., 0-1, Elm Street oakley outlet Garage)
Winner: Joe Torres in the middle of the first round by TKO.
Jon Hawthorn vs. Jacob “The Don” Heimstra (149 lbs., 0-2-1)
Winner: Jon Hawthorn early in the first round by tap out.
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Rob Yahrmarka (150 lbs., 1-0) vs. Shannon “The Headbanger” oakley sunglasses sale Schaeffer (145 lbs., 0-0)
Winner: Rob Yahrmarka. Shannon Schaeffer could not continue after the second round.
David “Demented” McClendon (150 lbs., 3-7) vs. Adam “The Real” Diehl (164 lbs., 1-4, Team Nightmare)
Winner: Adam “The Real” Diehl early in the first round by tap out.
Casey Schaeffer (189 lbs., 0-0) vs. Cotee Burns (190 lbs., 0-0, American Muscle Gym)
Winner: Casey Schaeffer in the first round by tap out due to rear naked choke.
Wendell Green vs. Wade Poland (172 lbs., 1-1, GRMMA)
Winner: Wendell Green in the first round.
Jon “The Jackhammer” Walker (139 lbs., 6-4, Soutshide Dojo) vs Travis Travesty (135 lbs., 14-5, GRMMA)
Winner: Jon “The Jackhammer” Walker after three tough rounds by unanimous decision.
Congratulations to Jon Walker and Travis Travesty for winning the Fight of the Night award.
John Roche vs. Riley “Bloodhound” Boomer (165 lbs.)
Winner: Riley Boomer by tap out due to rear naked choke in the second round.
Fight #16 – Title Fight
Challenger Grant “The Bull” Dull (165 lbs., 3-0, The Training Compound) vs. Champion Lance “Naptime” Thiele (165 lbs., 4-3, Southside Dojo)
Winner: Lance “Naptime” Thiele keeps his belt by verbal submission. Grant Dull was unable to answer the bell due to injury after the second round.
Fight #17 – Title Fight
Challenger Allen “The Prodigy Homminga (198 lbs., 1-0, Go Workout, Jackson) vs. Champion Jeremy Herrington (200 lbs., 3-0, Team Cutthroat)
Winner: Jeremy Herrington keeps his belt by tap out due to choke submission in the first round.
I apologize for the lack of information on a few of the fighters. If you happen to have stats for some of the guys, please leave it in the comments.