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Bengal Bouts: Preliminaries, Heavyweight

Kevin Baldwin, Kaitlyn Murphy, Molly Sammon, Matt Robison, Chris Allen and Megan Finneran | Monday, February 15, 2010

Kyle “Chief” Roque def. Jeffrey “Broneill” O’Neill

Roque’s height advantage instantly proved to also be an overall advantage. A shot to O’Neill’s nose early in the first round ended the match with a victory for Roque.

Timothy “Silky Smooth” Latham def. Nolan “Keep On” Welsh

In a very close bout, the two heavyweights traded crushing blows for three rounds. Welsh used a bit of a size advantage to stay on the offensive, but ultimately the senior Latham used his experience and guile to land more punches and score the split decision victory by maintaining his poise on the defensive and landing strategic combinations.