Glory 13: Joseph Valtellini vs. Raymond Daniels

  • Season 2013
  • Aired 12/21/2013
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The second semifinal in the Glory 13 welterweight tournament is a showdown between American Raymond Daniels and Canadian "Bazooka" Joe Valtellini.

>> IT IS TIME FOR THE SECOND

SEMI-FINAL WELTERWEIGHT

TOURNAMENT, THE NUMBER TWO

RANKED "BAZOOKA" JOE VALTELLINI

AGAINST RAYMOND DANIELS.

>> STATS ARE REAL SIMILAR HERE,

BUT THE ONE STAT WE DON'T SEE IS

THE EXPERIENCE OF THE KICKBOXING

OF JOE VALTELLINI AND AS WELL

THE KARATE EXPERIENCE OF RAYMOND

DANIELS.

>> BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE MAKERS

OF FIVE-HOUR ENERGY.

>> OUR SECOND SEMI-FINAL IN OUR

WELTERWEIGHT TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

FOR THREE THREE-MINUTE ROUNDS.

INTRODUCING FIRST, FIGHTING OUT

OF THE BLACK CORNER, THIS KARATE

BLACK BELT PUTS PERFECT 24-0

RECORD ON THE LINE TONIGHT IN

TOKYO.

HE STANDS 6-2, 1.88 METERS AND

WEIGHED IN 169 POUNDS, 76.7

KILOS, FIGHTING TONIGHT OUT OF

THE UNITED STATES, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, HERE IS RAYMOND "REAL

DEAL" DANIELS.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>> HERE HIS OPPONENT OUT OF THE

WHITE CORNER, WORLDWIDE

MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION, HIS

PROFESSIONAL RECORD 10 WINS AND

1 LOSS, 9 OF THE 10 WINS BY

KNOCKOUT.

5-11, 1.80 METERS, WEIGHING IN

169 POUNDS, 76.9 KILOS, FIGHTING

TONIGHT OUT OF CANADA AND RANKED

NUMBER 2 IN THE GLORY WORLD

RANKINGS, PLEASE WELCOME

"BAZOOKA" JOE VALTELLINI!

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>> THE REFEREE FOR THIS CONTEST

OSUGI ONARI.

>> OSUGI ONARI, THE REFEREE,

THIS FOR OUR SECOND SEMI-FINAL

MATCHUP.

THE BELL AND ROUND ONE.

"BAZOOKA" JOE, JOE VALTELLINI IN

THE WHITE GLOVES.

RAYMOND "THE REAL DEAL" DANIELS

IN THE BLACK GLOVES, COMING OFF

A VICTORY AT GLORY 11 CHICAGO

WITH FIRST ROUND TKO OF RYAN

FOSTER.

VALTELLINI HAS WON ALL HIS

APPEARANCES.

TKO WITH GLORY 11 CHICAGO BACK

IN OCTOBER.

>> DANIELS JUST FIVE YEARS OLD

WHEN HIS BLACK BELT FATHER FRANK

BEGAN TEACHING HIM KARATE.

LONG ROAD FOR DANIELS, HE EARNED

A BLACK BELT 17 YEARS LATER.

>> AMERICAN FANS MAY RECOGNIZE

DANIELS FOR HIS ROLE IN CHUCK

NORRIS' COMBAT LEAGUE.

AND THE KICK BY VALTELLINI,

AGGRESSIVE KNOCKOUT ARTIST.

>> OUTSIDE THE RING, HE WORKS AS

A P.E. TEACHER FOR YOUTHS WITH

SPECIAL NEEDS IN TORONTO.

>> DANIELS HAS UNIQUE STYLE, IT

COMES FROM POINT KARATE.

IN POINT KARATE, IT'S ALL ABOUT

SCOREING AND NOT GETTING HIT.

WHAT DANIELS IS DOING, THAT IS

CALLED LIFT NOTHING KARATE

TERMS.

SLIDE IN, SCORE QUICK AND MOVE.

HARD FOR PEEP TOLL DEAL WITH,

THEY ARE NOT USED TO FIGHTING

SOMEBODY LIKE THAT.

>> 2013, THE YEAR OF THE

UNDERDOG.

ELITE KICK FROM DANIELS AND BOY,

YOU ARE RIGHT, LOOK AT THE

TOURNAMENT WINNERS IN GLORY AND

WE HAVE JOE VALTELLINI AND RICO

VERHOEVEN, THEY WENT IN AS

UNDERDOGS AND ALL EMERGED

VICTORIOUS.

DOUBLE LEFT HOOK BY VALTELINNI.

AGAIN, UP TO FIVE SECONDS TO

DELIVER EFFECTIVE STRIKES.

UNDER A MINUTE LEFT IN THE

OPENING ROUND.

>> VALTELLINI NEEDS TO GET BUSY.

YOU GOT TO THROW MORE, YOU NEED

OUTPOUT TO MAKE THINGS LAND.

>> BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR

DANIELS' KICKS.

BODY KICK BY VALTELLINI.

AGAIN, ATTACKING DANIELS.

RIGHT HAND THROUGH THE GUARD BY

VALTELLINI.

>> VALTELLINI NEEDS TO CUT THAT

RIGHT HAND OFF.

>> IT WAS NOT RULED A KNOCKDOWN

BY THE REFEREE.

>> HE NEEDS TO CUT THE RING OFF

ON A GUY LIKE RAYMOND DANIELS.

HE CAN'T CHASE HIM.

LET HIM GO THERE AND CUT THE

RING OFF.

>> AND OPENING THREE MINUTES FOR

RAYMOND "REAL DEAL" DANIELS, THE

LAST TWO GAIN ENTRY INTO THE

>> "BAZOOKA" JOE, AGGRESSIVE

START WITH THE WHITE GLOVES,

CONNECT WITHING INSIDE LOW KICK.

AGAIN, THAT SIDE KICK BY DANIELS

COMES AT YOU WITH ALL SIDES OF

ANGLES, LIKE A KICK.

VALTELLINI REMAINING FOCUSED.

>> WHAT JOSEPH NEEDS TO DO IS

BACK UP, IF HE DOESN'T, HE

DOESN'T GIVE DANIELS ROOM TO DO

THAT F. HE HOLDS HIS GROUND, HE

WILL CONTROL THE FIGHT.

>> THE 33-YEAR-OLD DANIELS WITH

DOUBLE THE PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCE, 28-YEAR-OLD

VALTELLINI, 11 PRO FIGHTS, 10

WINS, AND HIT TO THE LIVER BY

VALTELLINI.

>> AND --

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>> HE HAD A HARD TIME DEALING

WITH IT.

>> LOOKING --

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>> THAT IS VALTELLINI.

AND DOESN'T ALWAYS TELL THE FULL

STORY OF THE FIGHT.

COMPETITIVE AFFAIR THUS FAR,

KICK TO THE OUTSIDE OF THE LEFT

LEG OF DANIELS THERE IS JUMPING

KNEE BY DANIELS, ANOTHER KNEE TO

THE MID-SECTION, WOUNTER WITH

OUTSIDE LOW KICK BY VALTELLINI,

IN THE CORNER.

JUST PAST THE MIDWAY POINT OF

ROUND TWO.

>> CERTAINLY DOWN WITH A LOW

KICK.

DANIEL SYSTEM NOT MOVING QUICK,

HE IS MOVING GINGERLY.

THERE AGAIN, HE'S GOT --

>> AND OUTSIDE LOW KICK EXECUTED

BY VALTELLINI.

BETTER ROUND FOR THE CANADIAN.

TAKING IT TWO DANIELS IN THE

CORNER, UNLEASHING AND DANIELS

BACK WITH COUNTER RIGHT THAT

CONNECTS TO THE SIDE OF

VALTELLINI'S FACE.

UNDER A MINUTE LEFT IN THE

SECOND ROUND.

>> DAMAGE TO DANIELS WHEN HE

LANDS LIKE THAT OFF BALANCE,

VERY EASY FOR A GOOD LOW KICK.

HARD TO CHECK WHEN YOU ARE OFF

BALANCE.

>> MUCH DIFFERENT UNANIMOUS

JAPAN, MAYBE ACCUSTOMED TO.

IF YOU SAW OUR PREVIOUS EVENTS,

JAPANESE AUDIENCE VERY RESPECT

SXFL EDUCATED, VERY FOCUSED ON

THE ACTION INSIDE THE SQUARE

CIRCLE.

DANIELS BACKING AWAY, VALTELLINI

WANTING TO COME OFF THE RING.

OUTSIDE LOW KICK BY VALTELLINI,

FINAL 10 SECONDS IN WHAT HAS

BEEN A MUCH BETTER ROUND FOR

28-YEAR-OLD "BAZOOKA" JOE, JOE

VALTELLINI.

HEADING TO THE TH

GIRLS HERE AT THE ARIAKE

COLISEUM, TOKYO JAPAN, GLORY 13.

THE BELL AND THE THIRD AND FINAL

ROUND BEGINS.

A SPOT IN THE FINAL AGAINST THE

NUMBER ONE RANKED NIEKY "THE

NATURAL" HOLZKEN HANGS IN THE

BALANCE.

>> LOOKS LIKE DANIELS' BELLS

WERE JINGLED THERE BY

VALTELLINI.

>> NOT THE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

HE WAS LOOKING FOR.

>> VALTELLINI ON THE ATTACK AND

RIGHT HAND OUTSIDE.

LOW KICK AND GOOD COMBINATION

THERE BY THE CANADIAN.

>> YOU SAW IN CHICAGO,

VALTELLINI GETS STRONGER AND

PICKS IT UP IN GLORY FIGHTING.

AGAIN, THE TOTAL, LANDED ALMOST

HALF OF HIS SHOTS, 47%, ALL

POWER SHOTS, TOO.

VALTELLINI VERY PROUD OF HIS

ITALIAN HERITAGE.

HIS FATHER WITH HIM AS A YOUNG

BOY, THEY USED TO WATCH "ROCKY"

TOGETHER AND EMELIO GAVE HIS SON

EVERY OPPORTUNITY TO SUCCEED IN

THE MARTIAL ARTS.

HE'S MADE THE TRIP TO JAPAN AS

HE WATCHES HIS SON DELIVER TO

THE BODY.

DANIELS GOES DOWN AND REFEREE

WAVES OFF THE FIGHT.

THE NUMBER TWO RANKED VALTELLINI

AGAINST HOLZKEN IN WHAT COULD BE

A SENSATIONAL FINAL LATER

TONIGHT.

>> THE ARIAKE COLISEUM IN TOKYO,

SITE OF GLORY 13.

LET'S GO TO TIM HUGHES WITH THE

OFFICIAL DECISION ANNOUNCEMENT

IN OUR SECOND SEMI-FINAL

MATCHUP.

>> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, OUR

WINNER MOVES ONE STEP CLOSER TO

BEING CROWNED TOURNAMENT WORLD

CHAMPION W. OFFICIAL TIME OF

1:20 OF THE THIRD AND FINAL

ROUND, THIS ONE RULED A

KNOCKOUT.

FOR YOUR WINNER, JOE VALTELLINI!

>> IMPRESSIVE.

>> GREAT PERFORMANCE.

AGAIN, HE WAS ON HIM LIKE WHITE

ON RICE AT THE END OF THAT

FIGHT.

USED LOW KICKS AND AGAIN STARTS

CUTTING THAT RING OFF AND MADE

THE TECHNICAL CHANGES THAT WON

THE FIGHT.

THAT IS WHAT HE HAS TO DO,

CHANGE AND ADAPT AND OVERCOME.

THE KID SHOWED AS THEY SAY IN

ITALIAN -- HE WAS STUBBORN,

TOUGH AND ABLE TO PULL OFF THE

VICTORY.

>> HE'LL GET TO ENJOY MAMA

SPECIALTY IN SICILY, AND ONE HE

WILL GET TO ENJOY WHEN HE GETS

HOME.

FIRST THING FIRST, HE HAS MORE

BUSINESS AHEAD, HE WILL FACE THE

NUMBER ONE RANKED NIEKY "THE

NATURAL" HOLZKEN.

THAT IS COMING UP IN THE

TOURNAMENT FINAL WITH $100,000

UP FOR GRABS.

>> SO NIEKY HOLZKEN RANKED

NUMBER ONE.

LOTS MORE EXPERIENCE THAN THE

NUMBER TWO RANKED "BAZOOKA" JOE,

JOE VALTELLINI, BUT THEY WILL

VIE FOR THE WELTERWEIGHT

TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE

MONEY THAT COMES WITH IT LATER

TONIGHT.

COMING UP AT GLORY 13 TOKYO,

MIXED MARTIAL ARTIST, NOW

KICKBOXER, JUSTIN JACOBI, SEEKS

FIFTH VICTORY IN GLORY AS HE

TAKES ON UAHARA, AS GLORY 13

ROLLS ON ON FOR THE LAND OF THE

RISING SUN.

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