Cedric Bacuna from Curaçao won his farewell fight yesterday, Saturday, October 21, 2017 in the 6th edition of the Fighters of the Caribbean. After some hard punches and kicks in the first two rounds, his opponent Jonasky ‘La Maquina’ Sojo from Venezuela did not come out of his corner in the next round.
The promotors Angelo Rosalia and Stephanie Rosalia of Next Generation Warriors gave Curaçao a great international Muay Thai Kickbox & MMA event.
After the participants weighed on Friday, October 20, at ’27’ in Punda, they kicked it off at ISC (International School of Curaçao) in Emmastad.
In the main bout Cedric Bacuna who weighed 71.8 kg fought Jonasky Sojo, 71.5 kg. After two rounds the fighter from Venezuela did not come out of his corner in the third and abandoned the fight.
Till now Cedric Bacuna fought more than 80 Muay Thai and kickboxing fights and won many great fighters, like winning the world champion Wanlop Sitpholek from Thailand and winning multiple world champion L’houcine “Aussie” Ouzgni by TKO. One of his highlights was in 2011 by winning the Championship belt of the WMTA (World Muay Thai Association) in the A-class Middleweight (-72,5 kg).
The results of the fights in the 6th edition of the Fighters of the Caribbean:
MT-C Ginuwine Mercelina Kwidama (57.7 kg, 17 yr) Baas Sports Curacao lost by split decision against Joey Gogulski (58.3 kg, 16 yr) Pro-Fit Curacao.
MT-C Bob van Neutegem (62.5 kg, 17 yr) Pro-Fit Curacao also lost by split decision against Edinio Gijsberg (60.2 kg, 18 yr) Simson gym Suriname.
MT-C Jonathan de Wind (68.9 kg, 28 yr) Kamakura Gym Curacao lost by unanimous decision against Boisfer Bryan (69.8 kg, 19 yr) MUAY-THAÏ GYM LAMENTIN Martinique.
MT-C Chris Elliott (74.1 kg, 19 yr) Pro-Fit Curacao won by split decision againtst Joey Banai (74.6 kg, 21 yr) Simson gym Suriname
MT-C Arley Landburg (77.5 kg, 34 yr) Kamakura Curacao lost by unanimous decision against Raphinio Richaards (77.9 kg, 23 yr) Simson gym Suriname.
MMA-AM Robin Housen (79.0 kg, 25 yr) Pro-Fit Curacao won by walk over against Dave Sookhoo (79.0 kg, 30 yr) Curacao Fighting School.
MMA-PRO Grego Scharbaai (71.4 kg, 23 yr) De Vechters Baas Sports Curacao lost by unanimous decision against Antonio Castillo (72.9 kg, 23 yr) Violent Gi Venezuela.
MT-B Brandon Fos (67.7 kg, 23 yr) Curacao/ Days gym NL lost by split decision against Angel Leonardo Curvelo Ramos (68.2 kg, 23 yr) Violentgi Venezuela.
Main bout: MT-A Cedric Bacuna (71.8 kg, 40 yr) Curacao won by abandon in the third round against Jonasky Sojo La Maquina (71.5 kg, 30 yr) Violent Warriors Factory Venezuela.
Cedric Bacuna won his farewell fight last night.
Pictures: Jacinto de Jesus