Jade Jordan made a successful return to MMA tonight when he defeated fellow Tasmanian Nathan Vincent in the main event of Valor 4. Jordan connected with a right head-kick to knock-down Vincent to force the referee stoppage and take the honours.
Christina Tatnell caused an upset in defeating Shauna Carew in the semi-main event womens bout. Tatnell who made her unsuccessful debut last year on a few hours notice to Bec Hyatt utilised her long limbs and reach to sink in the armbar in the third round to get the submission victory.
Valor 4 was held at the Albert Hall in Launceston, Tasmania.
Official Results – ‘A’ Class:
- Jade Jordan def Nathan Vincent via KO (Head-Kick), Rd 1
Official Results – ‘B’ Class:
- Christina Tatnell def Shauna Carew via Submission (Armbar), Rd 3
- Andrew Brumby def Nick Denholm via Submission (Modified Armbar), Rd 1
- Tom Cruz def Mark Brady via Decision (Unanimous)
- Damon Upton-Greer def David Butt via Submission (Armbar), Rd 2
- Fred Howe def Jason Maluga via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd 1
- Jordan Garcie def Ben Barrett via Decision (Unanimous)
- Troy Resic def Danny Monk via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd 1
- Mike Allen def Jesse Gibbins via TKO (Punches), Rd 2