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IFS54 Recap & Results – November 19, 2021

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IFS 54 kicked off as the final show of 2021 with 20 fights including one dual title bout between Isaac Delapaz from King Cobra MMA and Jake Ramirez of Muay Thai America. The five-rounder for the IFS and IKF Southern California Lightweight Title was awarded to Delapaz on split decision. The bout was so close, a rematch is scheduled for IFS 56 for Delapaz’s title defense. Mark your calendars for March 18th, 2022 —  you don’t want to miss this one.

Some of the KOs and TKOs of the night were: Andy Pena of Heart and Pride Muay Thai TKO over Giovanni Cruz 1:36 of the 3rd round. Referee Marc Reyes stopped the bout between Jim Truesdale of Heart and Pride Muay Thai for a TKO over Rudy Talavera of Muay Thai America in the 1st round. Jonathan O’Neill from Boxing Works TKO over Brian Tyler from the Boxing Club with Tyler’s corner stopping him before the start of Round Three. Superheavyweights Daniel Esparza at 296 pounds from Black Beard TKO’d 372-pounder Leonard Miller from Kings MMA at 1:38 of Round Two.  The KO of the night was Gooch Academy’s Raeshawn Roland who KO’d Aragon Trainer Center’s Frank Bautista 12 seconds in the 2nd round. 

Fans lined up outside the doors to get in the standing room capacity Grand Theatre as promoter Shawn Shilati hosted another exciting edition of the International Fight Showdown. Shilati says “As a promoter, I want to bring best experience to the fans. That’s why we use raised theatre seating, pyrotechnics, and top-notch stage and theatrical lighting to showcase the best of Muay Thai and Kickboxing action.”

IFS54 Results


  • Andy Pena TKO win at 1:36 of round 3 over Giovanni Cruz
  • Anthony Vardumyan unanimous decision win 30-27, 29-28, 30-27 over William Nave
  • Natalia Johnson 30-27 x 3 unanimous decision win over Tina Azizi


  • Michelle Ornelas unanimous decision win 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 over Rebecca Montes
  • Black De Courcy TKO win at 1:46 of round 1 over Alex Gavric
  • Hamzeh Trad 30-26 x 3 unanimous decision with over Michael Ensafian
  • Hannah Gomez unanimous decision win 29-28, 30-27, 30-27 over Isabel Diaz
  • Sergio Mendez split decision win 28-29, 29-28, 29-28 over Samuel Flores
  • Jim Truesdale TKO win at :53 of round 1 over Rudy Talavera
  • Daniel Saadeh split decision win 29-28, 30-27, 27-30 over Cameron Holmes
  • Edward Wimberly unanimous decision win 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 over Jose Madrigal
  • Lequan Jasmine TKO win at :38 of round 1 over Matthew Sanchez
  • Isaac Delapaz split decision win 48-27, 46-49, 48-47 win over Jake Ramirez (IKF & IFS Southern California Lightweight Title)
  • Michael Sanchez unanimous decision win 29-28, 30-27, 29-28 over Powers Pham
  • Jonathan O’Neill TKO win at end of round 2 over Brian Tyler
  • Curtis Candelaria unanimous decision win 29-28, 29-28, 30-27 over Ryan Allen
  • Jillian Wilms split decision win 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 over Sashanique Youngblood
  • Luis Campos unanimous decision win 30-26, 30-27, 29-27 over Cesar Buenrostro
  • Daniel Esparza TKO win at 1:38 of round 2 over Leonard Miller
  • Raeshawn Roland KO at :12 of round 2 over Frank Bautista