Operation Octagon XVIII - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Event on January 28, 2012 in Richmond, Virginia USA

Operation Octagon is the DC area’s longest running and most successful Mixed Martial Arts fighting promotion. Since the first event in January 2008, Operation Octagon has sold out 17 consecutive fights and plans to bring another sold out show on January 28th to the Showplace in Richmond, VA. Combining some of the area’s top fighters, some of which have made it to the UFC, and top-notch production, Operation Octagon continues to set itself apart from its competitors. Operation Octagon XVIII will feature Mike Pope, our 5 time defending 155 lb champ, moving down a weight class to take on Nate Jaime for the 145 lb Title. In addition to these stellar matches, Operation Octagon XVIII will boast about 15 other fights w/ the area's top MMA fighters. *fight card subject to change.


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Event Information


Dashawn Boatwright
WINNER
Will Hull
3-2-0
Record
0-1-0
6′ 0″
Height
220 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Shawn Fraser
WINNER
Anthony Lawson
1-0-0
Record
0-1-0
Height
135 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Eric Wilson
WINNER
Ryan Lall
0-1-0
Record
2-4-0
5′ 8″
Height
5′ 10″
205 lbs.
Weight
235 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
JoJo Stringfield
WINNER
Roy Smith Jr.
1-2-0
Record
0-6-0
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 10″
135 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
Submission
(Ankle Lock) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Tony Dabbondanza
WINNER
Erich Schmidt
4-1-0
Record
1-1-0
6′ 0″
Height
5′ 8″
170 lbs.
Weight
140 lbs.
KO
in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
John Smith
WINNER
Shawn Boice
2-0-0
Record
2-3-0
Height
155 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Reed Miller
WINNER 
Jarrett Weston
1-0-0
Record
11-6-0
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 11″
135 lbs.
Weight
141 lbs.
Submission
in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (3x3x3x3x3)
Roberto Ford
WINNER
Dave Pulver
4-2-0
Record
0-1-0
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 7″
125 lbs.
Weight
140 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Willie Floyd III
WINNER 
Winston Tesi
4-4-0
Record
7-12-0
6′ 0″
Height
170 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
Submission
(Triangle Choke) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (3x3x3x3x3)
Donald Ooton
WINNER 
Kevin Taft
5-2-0
Record
0-1-0
5′ 10″
Height
160 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (3x3x3x3x3)