Pan Am champ Colquhoun defeats Turkish fighter in The Bahamas

By August 05, 2018
Matthew Colquhoun (centre) fighting with a broken hand, stopped Emre Orun of Turkey in the first round of their MMA fight in the Bahamas on Friday night. Matthew Colquhoun (centre) fighting with a broken hand, stopped Emre Orun of Turkey in the first round of their MMA fight in the Bahamas on Friday night.

Following his gold medal performance at the Pan American Sambo and Combat Sambo Championships in Mexico a fortnight ago, Jamaica’s Matthew Colquhoun unleashed clinical destruction of Turkey’s Emre Orun in the Bahamas on Friday night.

Fighting with a broken left hand sustained in Mexico, Colquhoun won his bout in just under two minutes on one of the premier fights of the BOMAC Cage Fights 4 “The Strikers Quest” that also featured a clash between Giovanni Johnson of the Bahamas against Pedro Cassoma of Angola.

“The fight was awesome. It was pretty short. I came out very strong, I didn’t wait on him to take the initiative. I wanted to end the fight very fast,” he told SportsMax. TV afterwards.

He said he broke Orun’s nose with his knee and eventually got him down and forced him to tap out quickly.

“It was a pretty short night. I wanted to make pretty short work of this. I didn’t want to risk injuring the hand any further. It was amazing. It was good.”

Colquhoun plans to get his fractured hand healed before he begins preparing for other bouts coming in his increasingly successful career.

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