Professional Fighter’s League 1 Results: Former WSOF Welterweight Champion Jon Fitch Headlines The Inaugural PFL Event

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Jon Fitch def. Brian Foster by submission via side choke (3:12, R2)

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Ronny Markes def. Smealinho Rama by unanmous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Herman Terrado def. Joao Zeferino by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Jason High def. Caros Fodor by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Round By Round Recap

Ronny Markes vs. Smealinho Rama

Round One: The round begins with Rama attacking Markes with some leg kicks, Markes responds by kicking Rama in the midsection a few times. Markes scores a takedown on Rama and Rama quickly sweeps him to get top position, Rama advances to the half guard against Markes. Markes scrambles to his feet and he holds Rama against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Markes attacks Rama with a high kick. Rama then cracks Markes with a few left hooks, Rama catches a swinging Markes with a counter right hook. Rama grabs Markes and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Markes attacks Rama with another high kick. Rama drops Markes after nailing him with a straight right, Rama stays in top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rama

Round Two: The round begins with Rama kicking Markes in the midsection, Rama then pops Markes with a few jabs. Rama then catches a backing Markes with a looping left, Markes grabs Rama and he holds him against the cage wall. Markes scores a takedown on Rama and he gets the full mount, Rama quickly traps Markes in the half guard. Markes regains the full mount position against Rama, Rama again traps Markes right back in his half guard. Markes starts attacking Rama with some ground and pound, Markes regains the full mount position against Rama until he goes back to half guard. Markes maintains top position against Rama until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Markes (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

(Note: Due to an editing error, I accidentally deleted the coverage of round three.)

Official Result: Ronny Markes def. Smealinho Rama by unanmous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Caros Fodor vs. Jason High

Round One: The round begins with High quickly nailing Fodor with a right hook, High scored a takedown and eventually got the full mount as the video feed briefly went out. High attacks Fodor with some ground and pound, Fodor eventually forces High into the half guard. High briefly postures up before attacking Fodor with more ground and pound, Fodor eats more strikes as he traps High in his full guard. High transitions to back control on a scrambling Fodor, High returns to the half guard on a scrambling Fodor, High catches Fodor in the guillotine choke and Fodor escapes to gain top position. High scrambles and he regains top control against Fodor, The fighters get back to their feet as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for High

Round Two: The round begins with High rocking Fodor with a high kick and then scoring a takedown, the fighters scramble to their feet and Fodor scores a takedown on High. Fodor quickly gains the full mount against High, High quickly scrambles and traps Fodor in his full guard. High shakes Fodor off of him and both fighters are standing again, High grabs Fodor and he holds him against the cage wall. High scores a takedown on Fodor and he gets the open guard, High attacks Fodor with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for High (Overall Score: 20-18 for High)

Round Three: The round begins with High quickly popping Fodor with a straight left, Fodor comes forward as High swings away at him. High looks for a takedown and Fodor stuffs him, Fodor gets on top of High while peppering him with a few strikes. High gets to his feet and he holds Fodor against the cage wall, High continues hunting for the takedown as Fodor pops him with some strikes. Fodor winds up getting the takedown against High and he gets the full guard, Fodor attacks High with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Fodor (Final Score: 29-28 for High)

Official Result: Jason High def. Caros Fodor by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Final fights are on Page Two...

Jon Fitch vs. Brian Foster

Round One: The round begins with Foster cracking Fitch with a few right hooks, Foster drops Fitch with a combination and he locks in the guillotine choke. Fitch escapes the choke to gain top position against Foster, Fitch starts attacking Foster with some ground and pound. Foster rolls for an arm bar and Fitch escapes to keep top position, Fitch goes back to attacking Foster with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Fitch

Round Two: The round begins with Foster nailing Fitch with a spinning heel kick to the midsection, Foster drops a swinging Fitch with a counter right hook. Foster goes for the guillotine choke and Fitch escapes, Foster pounces on a downed Fitch with more strikes. Foster winds up getting top position against Fitch, Foster stands up and Fitch stands back up as well. Foster drops Fitch again with an uppercut and he pounces on him with more strikes, Fitch somehow scrambles and gets top position against Foster. Fitch starts attacking Foster with some ground and pound, Foster rolls for an arm bar and Fitch escapes to keep top position. Fitch gets back control on a scrambling Foster, Fitch catches Foster in a side choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Jon Fitch def. Brian Foster by submission via side choke (3:12, R2)

Herman Terrado vs. Joao Zeferino

Round One: The round begins with Zeferino attacking Terrado with some leg kicks, Terrado attacs Zeferino with a two punch combination. Zeferino grabs Terrado and he holds him against the cage wall, Zeferino scores a takedown on Terrado and Terrado scrambles to his feet. Zeferino scores another takedown on Terrado and he gets him in the seated position, Terrado eventually forces Zeferino into his full guard. Zeferino starts attacking Terrado with some ground and pound, Zeferino transitions to the half guard against Terrado. Terrado causes a scramble that gets both fighters standing, Terrado rocks Zeferino with a multiple punch combination. Zeferino fails at a takedown attempt and Terrado gets back control on him as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Zeferino

Round Two: The round begins with Terrado coming forward and swinging away at Zeferino, Terrado cracks a swinging Zeferino with a few rights. Zeferino looks for a takedown as Terrado controls his head, Terrado gets Zeferino down and he gets the half guard against him. Zeferino eats a few strikes as he traps Terrado in his full guard, Terrado starts nailing Zeferino with some ground and pound. Terrado postures up and he swings away against Zeferino, Terrado nails Zeferino with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Terrado (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Terrado nailing Zeferino with a left hook, Zeferino responds by nailing Terrado with a few rights. Zeferino scores a takedown on Terrado and he gets the full guard, Terrado scrambles and both fighters wind up getting to their feet. Terrado rocks Zeferino with a few knee strikes to the midsection, Terrado grabs Zeferino and he holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Terrado again puts Zeferino against the cage wall, the fighters separate again and Terrado again holds Zeferino against the cage wall. The fighters break away from each other and Terrado nails Zeferino with a wild right, Terrado and Zeferino swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Terrado (Final Score: 29-28 for Terrado)

Final Score: Herman Terrado def. Joao Zeferino by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

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