The Golden Cage 3 debuted on UFC Fight Pass over the weekend and showcased some of the best of Italian MMA.
Taking place at the Heaven Fight Arena in Rome, Italy, on Saturday, February 6th, TGC 3 featured 10 professional fights as well as non-televised all-amateur undercard.
In the evening's main event. Leonardo Damiani improved to 10-2 with a second-round submission win over Marco Saccarro (6-3).
Michele Baiano (4-0) won the promotion's inaugural featherweight title with a first-round TKO win over the previously undefeated Nizar Ben Amara (4-1).
On the undercard, UFC veteran Danilo Belluardo (13-6) got back on track and top prospects Wisem Hammami (5-0), Walter Cogliando (10-1), Dylan Hazan (4-0), & Giuseppe Ruggeri (5-0) all went home with a victory.
Full results of the card can be seen below:
Leonardo Damiani def. Marco Saccarro by submission via rear-naked-choke (4:35, R2)
Wisem Hammami def. Franc Agalliu via TKO (2:44, R1)
Michele Baiano def. Nizar Ben Amara via TKO (3:10, R2)
Walter Cogliandro def. Greg Shestakov via split-decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Mohammed Walid def. Fabio De Luca by submission via guillotine (2:35, R1)
Danilo Belluardo def. Daniele Miceli via TKO (4:18, R3)
Dylan Hazan def. Carlo D’Ambrosio via TKO (0:52, R1)
Dumitru Girlean def. Simone Patrizi via KO (0:47, R1)
Emanuele Sabatino def. Enzo Tabbia via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Giuseppe Ruggeri def. Domenico Colucci by submission via rear-naked-choke (3:48, R1)