Pride fighter takes main event

Jordan Knippelberg defeats Danny Davis at the Element's Caged Rage 6 on Saturday night.

Hundreds packed the Element in Castlegar to get their fix of mixed martial arts fighting at Caged Rage 6 on Saturday night.

In the main event, Jordan Knippleberg of Pride Gym in Trail made short work of  Las Vegas fighter Danny Davis at the one-minute mark of the first round with an arm triangle submission.

In the other pro bouts, Calgary’s Clay Davidson beat Tony King from Portland, Oregon via guillotine at 1:32 of the first round, and Pride’s C.J. Bagg lost to Tim Jensen of Kelowna by armbar submission at 3:07 of the first round.

However, Pride’s Sandy Bagg would take care of Lethbridge fighter Cornelius Krahn with a triangle choke hold at the four-minute mark of round 1, and Ray Palmer positively pummeled Calgarian Tyler Spencer into submission with a TKO at 3:17 of the first round.

Pride Gym’s James Wallace and Steve Mailey lost their fights as Castlegar’s Justin Lich won in the second round by getting Wallace to tap after guillotining him, and Adam Kaup did the same to Mailey at 2:27 of the first round.

In the other amateur bouts, Sukh Gill of Calgary defeated Lethbridge battler Ian Odland by the triangle choke at 2:57 of round 1, and Joe Pirrotta  beat Benjamin Fehr via rear naked choke at 2:10 of the second round.