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Ross Pointon Wins!(???)

Ross Pointon submits Ross Mason at Cage Rage
(Photo courtesy of MMAWeekly.)

Shocking, right? The Gladiator upped his record to 6-10 with a heel-hook submission of Ross Mason (12-9) at Cage Rage 26, which happened Saturday night in Birmingham, England. It was Pointon’s third win in his last 13 fights; though to be honest, every fight that doesn’t end with your head looking like this is a moral victory.

More importantly, 41-year-old UFC/Cage Rage vet Ian Freeman came back from a 20-month hiatus to capture the British Light Heavyweight Title for the second time, with a dominating decision victory over Paul Cahoon. Full results are below; videos to come.

Ian Freeman def. Paul Cahoon via decision
Che Mills def. Marios Zaromskis via TKO (cut) at 5:00 of round 1
James Zikic def. Rodney Faverus via submission (armbar) at 0:25 of round 3
Ross Pointon def. Ross Mason via submission (heel hook) at 1:36 of round 1
Mark Epstein def. Matt Ewin via decision
Marc Goddard and Henrique Nogueira fought to a draw
Brad Pickett def. Paul Reed via decision
Popek Rak def. Kev Simms via TKO (strikes) at 1:12 of round 1
Chris Rice def. Edgelson Lue via TKO (Strikes) at 1:35 of round 1
Harvey Harra def. Garry Kelly via submission (triangle choke) at 3:46 of round 1

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ryan- May 14, 2008 at 10:11 pm
ross is tuff, i will give him that. Hes one of those guys that might not be a great technical fighter, but i would hate to meet him in a streetfight.
Abidon- May 12, 2008 at 9:46 am
The silliest thing was that Pointon went around the cage and putting his hands around his waist wanting a title shot...
But props to him for winning, he seemed to have progressed since the last time I saw him!

The most impressive was Freeman's win though, he dominated the whole bout!
thisguy- May 11, 2008 at 6:03 pm
Ross Mason, go kill yourself now.
BIG CHRIS- May 11, 2008 at 2:48 pm
I thought for sure that guy was gonna reopen Ross's forhead vagina.....oh well....better luck next time...
Myles Kilometers- May 11, 2008 at 1:23 pm
I fully expected him to win by "banging, man"...but heel don't say...
Vrax- May 11, 2008 at 1:14 pm
Lies like this destroy your journalistic credibility. What's next? "UFC heavyweight division best in world!" yeah, c'mon guys.