Matyushenko Beats Lambert at “Call to Arms”

Vladimir Matyushenko. Photo by Esther Lin/

Seasoned veteran Vladimir Matyushenko used superior wrestling to earn a unanimous decision over fellow UFC alumnus Jason Lambert and snap a one-fight losing streak in the featured attraction of the first-ever “Call to Arms” show in Ontario, California on Saturday night.

With the win, Matyushenko rebounds from a disappointing knockout loss to rival Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at Affliction’s “Day of Reckoning” event in January. Meanwhile, Lambert has now lost his last four professional bouts.

A number of notable fighters were featured on the card. Tiki Ghosn earned a decision over former Strikeforce fighter Brian Warren in the night’s co-main event. Former WWE wrestler and American Kickboxing Academy product Daniel Puder was also victorious in his return to action, albeit via an injury to opponent Jeff Ford.

Complete results from the event:

Vladimir Matyushenko def. Jason Lambert - Unanimous Decision
Tiki Ghosn def. Brian Warren - Unanimous Decision
Daniel Puder def. Jeff Ford - TKO (Injury), R1
Chad George def. Alvin Cacdac - Split Decision
Toby Grear def. Mike Sandez - Unanimous Decision
Georgi Karakhanyan def. Albert Rios - Unanimous Decision
Karen Darabedyan def. Joe Camacho - TKO (Doctor’s Stoppage), R1
Matt Major def. Jaime Fletcher - Unanimous Decision
Brett Cooper def. Joe Cronin - TKO (Doctor’s Stoppage), R1
Jay Silva def. Reggie Orr - KO (Flying Knee), R2
Francisco Rivera def. Johnny Gomez - Unanimous Decision
Sevak Magakian def. Harold Lucambio - Submission (Kneebar), R1


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