Valor 7 results: Callan Potter stops David Butt to retain welterweight title

Callan Potter

Callan Potter is still the Valor welterweight champion after stopping David Butt last night in the Valor 7 main event. The decisive win came in the second round for the Melbourne based fighter with a head-kick knockout.

Potter (pictured), who remains unbeaten in the promotion with 4 wins and no losses, is now also undefeated in his last 6 outings.

Former professional boxer Steven Maxwell made it 2 consecutive wins under MMA rules with a majority points decision win over Chris Drummond in the co-headliner. The clash was awarded Fight of the Night.

In other results from the night, Shaun Etchell scored a TKO victory over Henry Pollock, Shaw Dean submitted Nick Rundle and Christina Tatnell stopped late replacement Helen Malone to make it 4 wins on the trot.

Valor 7 took place at Albert Hall in Launceston, Tasmania. The next offering from the Tassie promotion will be Valor C Series 5 on April 12.

Title Fights (5×5 mins):

  • Callan Potter def David Butt via KO (Kick), Rd 2, 0:12 – Valor welterweight title

Main Card (3×5 mins):

  • Steven Maxwell def Chris Drummond via Decision (Majority)
  • Shaun Etchell def Henry Pollock via TKO (Punches), Rd 1, 1:27
  • Shaw Dean def Nick Rundle via Submission (Armbar), Rd 1, 4:55

Under-card (3×3 mins):

  • Christina Tatnell def Helen Malone via TKO, Rd 2, 0:54
  • Kahn Sandy def Adam Cook via Decision (Majority)
  • Jesse Gibbins def Hayden Bannister via TKO (Punches), Rd 1, 0:46
  • Jason Maluga def Brook Williamson via TKO, Rd 2, 2:22
  • Martin Kerr def Tyson Mallinson via Decision (Unanimous)
  • Corey Gesler def Shayden Brown via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd 2, 0:40
  • Richard Tuala def Dennis Markovic via TKO (Punches), Rd 1, 1:09
  • Josh Karst def  Ashley Brunskill via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd 1, 2:04

Promotional Awards:

  • Fight of the Night: Steven Maxwell vs Chris Drummond
  • KO of the Night: Callan Potter
  • Submission of the Night: Shaw Dean