Tiger Schulmann’s MMA sent three fighters into the cage at the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem. None would hear the final bell. In fact two didn’t even make the end of the first. That was even better because all three were victorious!
Newcomer Tim Kunkle would enter first out of TSMMA Bethlehem to face off with Troy Clowes Swift out of Full Circle MMA. Swift was also making his debut. It would only last :43 seconds as Kunkle used straight punches to stagger Swift several times before referee Kevin Mulhall was forced to save Clowes from further punishment.
Craig “Casper” Alexander made his return to the cage after a three year hiatus. He would face off with Mike Serrano of Lancaster MMA. Serrano didn’t sport the greatest record at 4-10. What he did sport was an overhand right which he clipped Alexander with early. It simply motivated Caspar who dominated the rest of the round before landing a sick five punch combination. Alexander started with three straight body shots, finishing Serrano with two more shots to the head. Mulhall stopped the fight 1:46 of the first round. Alexander moves to 7-3 in MMA AND notches his first ever KO.
Last into the cage was Rachel Kendall. The longtime student of Sensei Paul Querido was making her cage debut. She would take on a former Golden Gloves boxer who trains with Gracie Jiu Jitsu. Janel Grim was also making her debut. Early on in the fight Kendall dominated the standup. Looking like her other North Plainfield Sensei, Munah Holland. Kendall continually beat Grims’ looping punches with straight right hands. Grim then tried to close the distance but Kendall answered with a slick single leg off the cage and eventually took Grims back before the end of Round 1. Round 2 featured a replica of Round 1 with Kendall continually scoring with straight punches. Eventually she would land another takedown and in a scramble took Grim’s back. This time she would flatten her belly down and applied the rear naked choke that would end it at 1:56 of Round 2.