Carneiro, Edwards Win at Shine Fights II


Roan Carneiro. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

UFC veterans Roan Carneiro and Yves Edwards were victorious in their respective featured bouts at Shine Fights’s second-ever event, dubbed “American Top Team vs. The World” at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, Florida on Friday night.

Carneiro used superior grappling to earn a three-round unanimous decision over Brazilian MMA pioneer Jorge Patino while Edwards submitted replacement opponent James Warfield with a triangle choke in the second round.

Other notable bouts included PRIDE Fighting Championships veteran Luiz Firmino winning a unanimous decision over Team Quest product Ryan Healy and Micah Miller, attempting to find his way back into World Extreme Cagefighting’s featherweight division, submitting Anthony Morrison.

Complete results from the event:

Roan Carneiro def. Jorge Patino - Unanimous Decision
Yves Edwards def. James Warfield - Submission (Triangle Choke), R2
Luiz Firmino def. Ryan Healy - Unanimous Decision
Micah Miller def. Anthony Morrison - Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke), R2
Junior Assuncao def. Pete Grimes - Split Decision
Flavio Alvaro def. Jean Silva - Majority Decision
Herbert Goodman def. James Brasco - TKO (Strikes), R3
Brian Fuery def. Phil Friedman - Submission (Neck Crank), R1

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