Daniel Kelly defeats Kym Robinson at MMA Downunder 3

Kym Robinson vs Daniel Kelly Weigh-in

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Four-time Australian Judo Olympian representative Daniel Kelly remained undefeated on Saturday night as his opponent Kym Robinson suffered an early injury and was forced to submit in the main event of MMA Downunder 3. Mixed reports coming in early from the event stating that the fight was either stopped due to the injury or Kelly locked up the rear-naked choke to get the tap. Robinson later advised via social media that he broke several ribs while attempting a throw and was taken to hospital for observation. (Update: This was later clarified by the promotion as a rear-naked choke submission)

Also on the card, late replacement Shane Mitchell proved no match to Muay-Thai specialist Charles August who scored a first round knock-out win while Tony Caruso secured a first-round armbar to submit David Gibb.

The event was held at the Adelaide Arena in South Australia.

Unofficial Results via Infinitemma.com Forums:

  • Daniel Kelly def Kym Robinson via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd 1, 1:17
  • Charles August def Shane Mitchell via TKO (Right Cross), Rd 2
  • Tony Caruso def David Gibb via Submission (Armbar), Rd 1
  • Dylan Opitz def Goran Olujic via Submission (Ankle-Lock), Rd 1
  • Anthony Bynoe def Eddie Alba via Decision (Split)
  • Mae-Lin Leow def Anna Hyvarinen via Submission (Injury), Rd 1
  • Sean Buckle def Steve Willment via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd 1
  • Geoff Cheeseman def Brad Murray via TKO (Punches), Rd 2
  • Mike Turner def Scott Walker via TKO (Punches), Rd 2
  • Krisztian Elmendorp def Hugo Mileusmic via TKO (Elbows), Rd 1
  • Yan Yurchenko def Tyson Van Den Ende via Decision (Unanimous)
  • David Deconte def Ivan Kretzschmar via TKO (Punches), Rd 3
  • Gavin Toyama def Dylan Orchard via Submission (Triangle), Rd 1