Alex Garcia, who last fought in October 2011, didn’t waste any time shaking off the rust. Garcia made quick work of journeyman Stephane Lamarche, securing a rear naked choke in just the first round. With the victory, Garcia raised his MMA record to an impressive 8-1.
Aiemann Zahabi, brother of Firas, was successful in his professional MMA debut pounding out Kyle Vivian in just under a round. Zahabi took Vivian to the canvas early and rained down a barrage of punches that forced the Ontario native to tap.
Complete results from the event are after the jump.
All of the participants for SLAMM 1, Canada’s newest MMA promotion, successful made weight in preparation for their bouts set for Friday at the Complexe Sportif Sportscene in Saint-Hilaire.
The card will be headlined by a welterweight bout featuring Alex Garcia (7-1) and Stephane Lamarche (8-12). The card will also feature the profession debut of Aiemann Zahabi, brother of Firas Zahabi, and lightweight prospect Olivier Aubin-Mercier.
The official weights can be found after the jump.