Utilizing a ten-year advantage in the age department and a paralyzing thigh kick, Pedro “The Rock” Rizzo handed the 46-year-old Ken Shamrock the sixth defeat in his last seven bouts during “Impact FC 2: The Uprising” from Sydney, Australia.
Rizzo utilized superior foot work on the feet to fire off a series of punishing leg kicks that ulimately collapsed Shamrock to the canvas before some good old fashioned ground-and-pound sealed the deal.
Also picking up wins in Australia were Paul Daley, Murilo “Ninja” Rua and Soa “The Hulk” Palelei, while Denis Kang and Paulo Filho fought to a draw.
A full list of results from the event are below:
Pedro Rizzo def. Ken Shamrock via TKO (strikes) – Round 1
Paul Daley def. Daniel Acacio via submission (strikes) – Round 3
Soa Palelei def. Brad Morris via submission (keylock) – Round 1
Denis Kang vs. Paulo Filho ruled a split draw (29-28 Filho, 27-30, 29-29)
Murilo “Ninja” Rua def. Jeremy May via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1
Jesse Taylor def. Murilo Bustamante via submission (dizziness) – Round 2
Jim York def. Peter Graham via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1
Glover Teixeira def. Marko Peselj via TKO (strikes) – Round 1
Richie Vaculik def. Glenn Taylor-Smith via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2
Manuel Rodriguez def. Shane Nix via submission (north-south choke) – Round 1