Melvin Guillard weighs-in for UFC Fight Night 9. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
While there were only small organizations putting on shows last night in the world of mixed martial arts, quite a few of them had plenty of notable names competing. Here is a full list of results from a few shows that took place.
TFC 2: Feel the Pain
The Fight Club based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada put on their second-ever event last night at the Edmonton Event Centre. In the evening’s main event, Maximum Fighting Championship veteran Nick Penner made quick work of newcomer Bobby Kalmakoff, stopping him with strikes less than a minute and a half into the first round.
Nolan Clark def. Alex Bogle - Submission (Gogoplata)
Phil Wark def. Tony Bibby - Unanimous Decision
Curtis Demarce def. Tim Brown - Submission (Armbar)
Trevor Daley def. Kevin Logan - TKO (Strikes)
Larry Lytle def. Richard Menard - TKO (Strikes)
James McCutcheon def. Cody Graber - Submission (Armbar)
Tim Smith def. Dan Walders - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Jason Alexander def. Kevin Dolan - TKO (Cuts)
Markhaile Wedderburn def. Neil Berry - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Nick Penner def. Bobby Kalmakoff - TKO (Strikes)
RITC 105: Friday Night Fights
Melvin Guillard moved back up to the welterweight division and won a unanimous decision over Eric Regan at last night’s Rage in the Cage show in Phoenix, Arizona. The former cast member of the second season of “The Ultimate Fighter” is currently on a hiatus from the UFC, who has allowed him to fight in smaller shows before returning to the promotion.
J.T. Wells def. Logan Hopp - Submission (Ankle Lock)
Jesse Barrett def. Bill Blackwell - TKO (Strikes)
Cody Pearce def. Steve Renner - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Victor Meza def. Daniel Seaney - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Jade Porter def. Steve Maulstby - Unanimous Decision
Doug Moore def. Ray Robinson - Submission (Choke)
Gabriel Casillas def. Tushuma Nahiwawa - Submission (Armbar)
Luke Hodges def. Antoni Weeden - KO (Punch)
Joe Cronin def. Jason Trevino - Split Decision
Melvin Guillard def. Eric Regan - Unanimous Decision
Ring of Combat XVIII
Lightweight prospect Jim Miller earned his second straight Ring of Combat win over UFC veteran Chris Liguori, submitting him with a guillotine choke in the organization’s featured fight last night. Krzysztof Soszynski picked up a win over Alex Andrade after Andrade was disqualified for repeatedly hitting Soszynski below the belt.
Nabih Nabih def. Anthony Montanaro - Majority Decision
Ricardo Romero def. Randy Durant - TKO (Strikes)
Mike Medrano def. Rich Ashkar - KO (Punch)
James Jones def. Al Buck - Submission (Kimura)
Tom Gallicchio def. Igor Gracie - Unanimous Decision
John Howard def. Jose Rodriguez - KO (Punch)
Lyman Good def. Alex Aquino - Unanimous Decision
Dan Miller vs. Mike Guerin - No Contest
Doug Gordon def. Gregor Gracie - KO (Kick)
Krzysztof Soszynski def. Alex Andrade - DQ
Jim Miller def. Chris Liguori - Submission (Guillotine)
Diego Saraiva claimed the American Fight League lightweight title, submitting Joe Ammerman with a rear naked choke in the first round. Junior Assuncao also picked up a much-needed win by submitting opponent Steve Sharp.
Former UFC heavyweight contender Dan Christison stopped John LeBlance with strikes in his first fight of the year. Rory Singer fell to Chilo Gonzalez courtesy of a kneebar.
Douglas Lima def. Cody Senseney - TKO (Strikes)
George Lockhart def. TJ Cook - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Rafael Assuncao def. Aaron Williams - Submission (Armbar)
Allen Browning def. Dustin Walden - Submission (Armbar)
Dan Christison def. John LeBlanc - TKO (Strikes)
Chilo Gonzalez def. Rory Singer - Submission (Kneebar)
Junior Assuncao def. Steve Sharp - Submission (Guillotine)
Diego Saraiva def. Joe Ammerman - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)