‘Green vs. Siler’ Play-by-Play: Titan FC 32 Results & Updates

By C.J. Tuttle Dec 19, 2014


Keep it locked to Sherdog.com on Friday for full play-by-play and results of Titan FC 32, with preliminary action kicking off at 8 p.m. ET.

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Wayne Ahlquist vs. Nathan Oses

Round 1

Oses catches Ahlquist early with a straight punch to the jaw, Oses follows up with a double-leg takedown. Ahlquist begins searching for an armbar in defense, but Oses slams his way out of it. Oses re-enters the guard of Ahlquist, picking his shots wisely. When he does throw, they are big powerful punches. Ahlquist staying quite active off of his back, attacking the limbs of oses at any opportunity. Oses stands but doesn’t allow his opponent to stand, again he re-enters the guard of Ahlquist, this time stepping over into side mount. Oses’ left hand is nullified by Ahlquist, but he is making up for this with right hands. Oses explodes, gains full mount but this quickly changes into taking the back of Ahlquist. Oses briefly looks for a rear-naked choke as the round expires. 10-9 Oses.

Round 2

Left high kick from Ahlquist to open the second round. Ahlquist follows up with a rushing punching combination. Oses not throwing much here, Ahlquist playing the role of aggressor. Ahlquist hits a big kick to the body of Oses that seems to take the wind out of the 22-year-old, but almost out of instinct, Oses shoots and scores his second takedown of the fight. As Ahlquist did in the first round, he continues attacking off his back with the armbar. Oses doing his best to maintain his position and stay busy enough to keep the fight on the floor. Oses postures up and drops two punches that land, Oses then passes guard and takes the back of Ahlquist, immediately locking in both underhooks. Ahlquist reverses, ending up in top position. Ahlquist starts his offense with left elbows to the scalp of Oses but the round comes to a close. 10-9 Ahlquist.

Round 3

Ahlquist’s body frame is doing him no favors in the cardio department at this stage in the fight. In between rounds, a bucket is spilled, giving Ahlquist a bit of extra time to get his breath. Ahlquist runs himself right into a jab to open the final round, Oses wastes no time scoring a third takedown, but Ahlquist reverses again and stands up. Oses shoots a fourth time and is successful. Oses takes the back again, this time throwing strikes instead of looking for a submission. Oses flattens Ahlquist out, alternating between right and left punches to the side of the head. Ahlquist turns over, Oses gains full mount from the movement. Ahlquist uses a hip escape and kicks Oses away, but the young fighter immediately pounces to stay on top. The remainder of the fight sees Oses throwing sporadic shots, all while working to pass the guard of Ahlquist. A dominant third round that should definitively earn Oses the win. 10-9 Oses (29-28 Oses).

The Official Result

Nathan Oses def. Wayne Ahlquist via Decision (Unanimous) [30-27, 30-26, 30-27] 5:00 R3

Johnny Campbell vs. John Santos

Round 1

Santos coming out quickly and often with the leg kick. Campbell checking the shots, getting a feel for the cage. Campbell narrowly misses with a head kick, then eats a two-punch combination for his efforts. Santos scores with a switch kick, now landing a straight right hand. Santos throws another kick but slips, Campbell tries to hold Santos down but is unable to do so. Santos shoots with a double-leg takedown, Campbell plays defense with a guillotine. Santos sense danger and stands back up. High frequency of kicks being thrown by both men, but Santos is landing more often. Campbell attempts a flying-knee to end the round, but it misses. 10-9 Santos.

Round 2

Campbell attempting to cut off the movement of Santos in the second. He times this well, grabbing ahold of Santos, lifting him up and slamming him to the mat for his first takedown of the fight. Campbell buries his head in the sternum of Santos, throwing small punches to the body of Santos. Campbell sustaining his output, but not putting Santos in any danger on his back. “Cupcake” is in control, but it isn’t the most exciting thing to watch. Campbell isn’t taking any chances of giving up his position. The round ends this way. 10-9 Campbell.

Round 3

Campbell scores a takedown that doesn’t last long. Santos looks for a submission, but Campbell backs out and stands up. Back on the feet the two men are really trading here. Campbell doesn’t feel as comfortable on the feet it seems and shoots for the takedown again successfully. Santos attempts a keylock from the bottom, as Campbell implores the same strategy as he did in the second, we will see if the judges give him the benefit of the doubt with his offense. 10-9 Campbell. (29-28 Campbell).

The Official Result

John Santos def. Johnny Campbell via Decision (Unanimous) [No Scores Read] 5:00 R3

Andre Harrison vs. Aaron Neveu

Round 1

Steve Rita will be the third man inside the cage. As soon as the fight starts, Harrison takes a kick to the stomach but manages to grab the leg that was used and throws Neveu to the mat. Neveu working a reverse armlock to slow the pace of Harrison, meanwhile, Rita asks both men to work. The fight makes its way up against the cage, not leaving much room for any strikes from Harrison. Neveu doing a magnificent job of neutralizing any offense from his opponent. Harrison postures up but Neveu pulls him right back down into his guard. Rita breaks both men up for the final 10 seconds, but Harrison takes the fight right back down as the bell sounds. 10-9 Harrison.

Round 2

Neveu comes out with a superman punch, backing Harrison up against the cage. Neveu changes levels and uses his weight to stall the fight against the mesh. Harrison pushes Neveu away with a push kick, Neveu comes right back with a second superman punch. Harrison shoots with a double-leg takedown but runs out of room against the cage. Harrison waits a moment then pulls Neveu’s legs out from under him and scores a takedown. Rita stands up the fighters with 90 seconds left in the round. Spinning back kick from Neveu backfires as he slips and Harrison enters into a Darce Choke submission. Neveu doesn’t seem to be in danger, but Harrison remains in control as he has been all fight. 10-9 Harrison.

Round 3

Dirty boxing to open the final round, Harrison seems uncomfortable in this scenario, so he pulls the legs out from underneath his opponent and winds up on top. Neveu using the cage to stand up, but Harrison uses the body lock he has in place to take the fight right back down to the floor. Neveu gets opened up with an elbow, the gash is situated under the right eye. Blood is pouring out, it seems to light a fire underneath Neveu, who stands up immediately. Neveu goes for an arm throw, but it fails and Harrison ends up in side mount. Instead of throwing elbows or getting offensive, Harrison remains content just staying on top as the fight ends. 10-9 Harrison (30-27 Harrison).

The Official Result

Andre Harrison def. Aaron Neveu via Decision (Unanimous) [30-26, 30-27, 30-27] 5:00 R3

Iliarde Santos vs. Nick Honstein

Round 1

Honstein scores a double-leg takedown right off the bat. Santos trying to prevent the pass from Honstein, Santos stands and slams Honstein to the mat. Honstein immediately puts his rubber guard into effect, nullifying the offense of Santos. In a beautiful jiu-jistu move, Santos manages to get out of the rubber guard and enters the half guard of Honstein. Santos ups his aggression in the final minute of the round, dropping elbows and throwing punches with his right hand, which is out of the grasp of Honstein. 10-9 Santos.

Round 2

Honstein again opens the round by taking the fight to the mat. Santos doesn’t go down all the way, but Honstein has one hook in and eventually successfully winds up on top. Once they reach this point, there is a period of calm before Santos sweeps Honstein and ends up in the rubber guard of Honstein. Making use of his elbows while on his back, Honstein staying active, but Santos remains on top. Santos passes into half guard much like the first round, postures up and drops powerful strikes with his right hand. Honstein in a bit of danger here, but reaches out and grabs ahold in an effort to survive. Santos looks for a head and arm choke, but Honstein defends it well by grabbing onto his leg in an effort to allow the blood to continue flowing to his brain. 10-9 Santos.

Round 3

Just like the first two rounds, Honstein takes the fight to the floor. Santos bides his time and again flips the script and winds up on top. Santos opens up with the offense, dropping leather from full mount. Again Honstein reaches out to try and weather the storm, but Santos is finding enough space to land these shots flush. Vicious shots from Santos here, Honstein just moving, trying to avoid damage, not doing anything to fight back. Honstein is finally opened up here, but Santos isn’t going full-bore for a finish. As dominant as he’s been, Santos is quite tired. 10-9 Santos (30-27 Santos).

The Official Result

Iliarde Santos def. Nick Honstein via Decision (Unanimous) [30-26, 30-26, 30-26] 5:00 R3

Milan Zerjal vs. Ryan Quinn

Round 1

Quinn comes out firing, winning the standup exchange and rocking Zerjal in the process. Quinn decides to try for the takedown, but is unsuccessful. The two battle for position along the cage, Quinn doing most of the controlling but Zerjal scores with some knees to the gut. The two come to the center of the cage, Zerjal absolutely rocks Quinn with a head kick, he then lands a pinpoint right hand that crumples Quinn to the mat. Zerjal looks for the finish, throwing tons of hammerfists hoping for a stoppage. Quinn grabbing on in desperation, but seems to have cleared the cobwebs and survived the finish. Quinn and Zerjal jostle for position along the cage, with Zerjal using his weight to keep Quinn’s back against the cage. 10-9 Zerjal.

Round 2

Quinn putting the pressure on again to open the five minute round. The fight stalls along the cage, Quinn looking for a takedown but Zerjal using the guillotine to even the score. Quinn secures a body lock and throws his Serbian foe to the floor. Zerjal has Quinn in a headlock, putting pressure on the neck of his foe. Quinn slowly but surely makes his way to his feet. This doesn’t last too long, as the fight again hits the mat. Zerjal imploring his gameplan of keeping Quinn within range grinding him out. Zerjal loses his mouthpiece, but the referee doesn’t stop the action. The two fight in the clinch to end the second round. 10-9 Zerjal.

Round 3

Third and final round in this lightweight clash. Both men trading kicks, Zerjal slips and Quinn pounces. Zerjal writhes around, giving up his back for a moment before muscling out and getting top position. Quinn again makes his way back to his feet, but faces relentless pressure from Zerjal, who just constantly looks for the takedown. Level change from Zerjal but it’s sprawled by Quinn. The American Top Team member throws three nice shots but then comes too close and winds up on his back. Zerjal locks in both underhooks and looks for the rear-naked choke. Quinn fights it, but there is too much time on the clock and Quinn is forced to tap out.

The Official Result

Milan Zerjal def. Ryan Quinn via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 4:34 R3

Rick Hawn vs. Carlo Prater

Round 1

Hawn pawing at Prater with his jab early. Prater tries to enter the clinch but Hawn punches his way out of it. Prater comes back with a flurry of jabs, which opens Hawn up with a cut. Two right hands from Hawn send Prater to the mat, more of a slip than anything. Prater throws a leg kick, Hawn throws an overhand right that sends Prater to the canvas. Head kick attempt from Hawn narrowly misses, Prater ties the Olympian up and looks to press Hawn against the cage. The two circle one another in the center of the cage, looking to draw the other into a conundrum. The round comes to a close with Prater walking Hawn down, but not throwing. 10-9 Hawn.

Round 2

Prater lands a hard jab to start the second round. Hawn answers with a stiff leg kick. Hawn throws a shot and Prater wags his finger at him as if to say “not so fast.” Prater seeming to grow in confidence as this fight progresses. Ax kick attempt from Hawn misses, Hawn bleeding more from the head. Hawn kicks the leg of Prater again, trying to enter a rhythm and string together some shots. The crowd growing a bit restless with the lack of viable action, but Hawn continues to pepper the outside leg of Prater. The intensity picks up in the final 20 seconds, Prater lands a good right hand that wobbles Hawn, who is saved by the bell. 10-9 Prater.

Round 3

Both fighters need to come out and lay claim to this victory in this third and final round. Hawn looks hesitant to throw, that shot he ate at the end of the second has made him a bit shy. Hawn catches Prater with a right hook to the chin. Hawn stutter steps and throws a lunging jab. Spinning back-fist from Prater narrowly misses its mark. Both me staying cautious, neither going for broke. Final minute of the fight -- Hawn catches Prater with a good right hand that will resonate with the judges. The scrap ends with both men not doing enough to lay claim to the bout, tough one to call. 10-9 Hawn (29-28 Hawn).

The Official Result

Rick Hawn def. Carlo Prater via Decision (Unanimous) [30-27, 30-27, 30-27] 5:00 R3

Desmond Green vs. Steven Siler

Round 1

Siler throws the first strike in the bout, a head kick. Green bumrushes Siler and emphatically throws him to the mat. Siler keeping Green close, then sweeps Green and winds up in mount. Green stands back up, enters the clinch and throws a knee on the way out. The fight hits the mat again and Siler attacks with a gogoplata but Green breaks free. Intense grappling battle on the mat, but Green manages to hold on. 10-9 Siler.

Round 2

Siler throws a kick that lands below the belt. Green immediately bends over feigning injury, but the replay doesn’t seem to be show too bad of a blow. On the restart the two shake hands and after separating Green scores another takedown. Siler throws Green off and makes his way to his feet. Siler lands knees to the body on the way out. When they re-engage, Green takes another low blow, this time the shot brings him to his knees. The replay shows that the shot did land solidly in the groin area. Green lands three lunging punches that score. The featherweights clinch, they fall to the mat and roll out right back up to their feet. Siler lands a big knee to the gut, but Green brushes it off. The round ends with Green briefly taking the fight to the floor. 10-9 Green.

Round 3

Green wildly swings at Siler to start the third. After a moment’s pause, Green throws again. The shots miss but open a window of opportunity for Green to grab a body lock and look for the takedown. He isn’t successful, but does have control of Siler and begins slamming his knee into the thigh of his opponent. They separate, Siler attempts an uppercut but it doesn’t connect. Wild overhand right from Green misses, but he scores a takedown. Siler looks for an armbar but Green holds on as the round comes to a close. 10-9 Green.

Round 4

We enter the championship rounds, Siler throwing lunging body shots that Green is able to avoid. Slapping leg kick from Siler makes a resounding sound through the arena. The two clinch, Green throws a right hand on the way out. Green goes right back for the body lock, taking Siler to the mat. “Super” works his way back up again, showing great resilience but not doing much to mount any offense. Green has the body lock and is just slamming the thigh of Siler with knees. This time around, Siler on the wrong side of a knee to the cup. This one is bad, Siler will definitely need some time. Siler looks at the clock as soon as they restart, he ups his striking, Green just focusing on staying out of range. Right before the round ends, Siler catches Green below the belt with a third low blow. A point is immediately taken. 10-8 Green.

Round 5

Green takes Siler down to start the fifth and final round. No strikes being thrown by Green as he is well aware he’s ahead on the scorecards and just needs to maintain control to be a champion. They are stood up, Siler should be going for broke here, but isn’t able to stay out of the grasp of Green’s body lock. 90 seconds remaining, Green circling along the outskirts of the hexagon, Siler frustratingly showing no sense of urgency. The fight coming to a close with Green smothering Siler, but now Siler eats another low blow. Siler collapses to the mat, showing pain. They restart with 30 seconds left, Siler throws six punches over the span and one kick, they all miss. 10-9 Green. (49-45 Green).

The Official Result

Desmond Green def. Steven Siler via Decision (Unanimous) [48-45, 48-45, 48-45] 5:00 R5

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