Weekend Recap: Hioki, Taylor Victorious

Hatsu Hioki. Photo courtesy of TKO Championship Fighting.

In recapping other events besides EliteXC and Strikeforce that took place this past weekend, Hatsu Hioki retained his TKO featherweight championship with a first-round submission of Thierry Quenneville at TKO 35 Saturday night in Montreal.

The win was Hioki’s first inside the confines of TKO since he earned a majority decision over Mark Hominick at TKO 28 back in February of last year. Also victorious on the main card were “Ultimate Fighter” contestant Noah Thomas who submitted Adrian Wooley to claim the vacant TKO bantamweight belt and former hockey enforcer Steve Bosse, who scored a first-round TKO of Sebastien Gauthier.

Just like Don King, boxing mainstay Sycuan Ringside Promotions co-promoted it’s first-ever mixed martial arts event Saturday night in San Diego along with local organization Total Combat. Jesse Taylor stopped fellow UFC veteran Drew Fickett in the first round with strikes in the show’s main attraction.

Complete results from both cards are after the jump.

TKO 35: Hioki vs. Quenneville

Josh Powell def. Harry Deley - TKO (Strikes)
Yannick Galipeau def. Joseph Paquet - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Rejean Groulx def. Greg Carpenter - Submission (Armbar)
Aaron Tregear def. Joel Powell - TKO (Strikes)
Remi Morvan def. Richard Ho - KO (Slam)
Daylin Logan def. Steve Alexopoulos - TKO (Strikes)
Mike Ricci def. Reza Kamali - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Jordan Mein def. Jeff Harrison - TKO (Strikes)
Sean Pierson def. Jacob MacDonald Submission (Strikes)
T.J. Grant def. Forrest Petz - Submission (Arm-Triangle)
Steve Bosse def. Sebastien Gauthier - TKO (Strikes)
Noah Thomas def. Adrian Wooley - Submission (Guillotine)
Hatsu Hioki def. Thierry Quenneville - Submission (Triangle)

Total Combat 32

John Macalooy def. Yosuke Koreeda - Unanimous Decision
Erin Beach def. David Reeder - KO (Punches)
Joey Beltran def. Wes Fenton - TKO (Strikes)
Herman Terrado def. John Mercurio - TKO (Strikes)
Molly Helsel def. Amber Tackett - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
David Galindo def. Matt Lagler - Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Rolando Perez def. Nick Alvarado - TKO (Corner Stoppage)
Ian McCall def. Kevin Dunsmor - Unanimous Decision
Jesse Taylor def. Drew Fickett - TKO (Strikes)


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