Birmingham, England: Following a tough first round, Shane Gunfield cameback to finish local lad Harry Marple via TKO midway through the second round.
BAMMA 23: Night of Champions was held on 14 November 2015, at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Harry Marple Vs. Shane Gunfield took place on the preliminary card that aired on MMAMad.com
The fighters touch gloves and we are under way. Marple lands a nice head kick which seems to anger Gunfield who lands a beautiful combination into a clinch against the cage. Gunfield manages to get the takedown toward the centre of the cage however Marple is quickly back to his feet. Big support here for local boy Marple. Marple with the takedown and as Gunfield gets back to his feet, Marple lands a couple of short left hands. Both fighters start winging punches however Marple is throwing with intent to the body then to the head, hurting Gunfield in the process forcing a clinch. Marple with a nice trip takedown to end the round. Great fight so far!
MMA Mad score the first round 10-9 Marple.
The left high kick is there is day for Marple however the fight goes to the ground and Gunfield lands in Marple’s half guard. Marple sweeps and lands in full mount. That was beautiful technique by Marple as the fight gets back to the feet. Gunfield has Marple in a crucifix and is pounding away, the referee is going to stop this is Marple doesn’t get out of this and its over! Upset win for Gunfield via TKO.
Watch the finish here! https://grabyo.com/g/v/f3k81jKPfVa
Shane Gunfield def. def Harry Marple via TKO at Round 2, 3:02