Alaska Fighting Championships 128 Results: The Featherweight Title Is On The Line

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Nick Novelli def. Zach Zane by submission via rear naked choke (1:07, R3) to retain the AFC Featherweight Title

Julio Paulino def. Brian Ryan by unanimous decision (49-45, 50-47, 50-44)

Chris Bennett def. Clifford White by submission via rear naked choke (1:13, R1)

Jordan Wright def. John Stern by submission via arm triangle choke (1:32, R1)

Skyler Moore def. Aaron Ulron by submission via arm triangle choke (2:05, R3)

Andrew Garrett def. Kenny Hill by TKO via strikes (2:56, R1)

Dedrek Sanders def. Vedad Pezer by submission via rear naked choke (2:52, R2)


Round By Round Recap

Vedad Pezer vs. Dedrek Sanders

Round One: The round begins with Pezer attacking Sanders with some leg kicks, Sanders scores a takedown on Pezer and he gets side control. Pezer tries scrambling to get a submission while on his back, Sanders transitions to back control on Pezer. Sanders postures up and then both fighters get back to their feet, Sanders nails Pezer with a knee strike to the midsection before they battle for position along the cage wall. Pezer catches Sanders in a standing kimura and he drags him to the ground, Pezer goes for the kimura again as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pezer

Round Two: The round begins with Pezer nailing Sanders with a front kick, Sanders charges forward while throwing strikes. Sanders then cracks Pezer with a left hook before eating a knee strike, Sanders briefly drops Pezer with a straight left. Pezer attacks Sanders with a few leg kicks as well, Sanders scores a takedown on Pezer and he gets back control. Sanders gets up and Pezer scrambles to his feet as well, Pezer goes for a standing kimura to drag the fight to the ground. Sanders escapes and both fighters are standing up again, Pezer goes for a takedown and Sanders winds up getting back control. Sanders locks in the rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Dedrek Sanders def. Vedad Pezer by submission via rear naked choke (2:52, R2)

Aaron Ulron vs. Skyler Moore

Round One: The round begins with Ulron peppering Moore with a few jabs, Ulron attacks Moore with a few kick attempts as well. Moore puts Ulron against the cage wall while eating a punching combination, Moore attacks Ulron with a few knee strikes. The fighters break away from each other and Ulron catches Moore with a front kick, Ulron pops a kicking Moore with a counter right hook. Moore puts Ulron against the cage wall again and he lands a few knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ulron

Round Two: The round begins with Ulron popping Moore with a few jabs, Moore grabs Ulron and he holds him against the cage wall. Moore attacks Ulron with a few knee strikes to the midsection, Moore scores a takedown on Ulron and he gets side control. Moore transitions to the full mount on Ulron, Moore starts attacking Ulron with a lot of ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Moore grabs Ulron and he puts him against the cage wall. The fighters separate from each other and Moore scores a takedown on Ulron, Moore catches Ulron with an arm triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Skyler Moore def. Aaron Ulron by submission via arm triangle choke (2:05, R3)

John Stern vs. Jordan Wright

Round One: The round begins with Wright attacking Stern with a high kick that misses, Wright scores a takedown on Stern and he gets back control. Wright scrambles and he catches Stern in an arm triangle choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Jordan Wright def. John Stern by submission via arm triangle choke (1:32, R1)

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Kenny Hill vs. Andrew Garrett

Round One: The round begins with Garrett nailing Hill with a few kicks, Garrett scores a takedown on Hill and they both scramble to their feet. Hill charges and swings wildly at Garrett, Garrett scores another takedown on Hill and both men pop back up to their feet. Hill scores a takedown on Garrett and Garrett wall walks back to his feet, Garrett rocks Hill with a head kick followed by a right. Hill looks for the takedown as Garrett pummels him with strikes, Garrett nails a swinging Hill with a counter right hook. Garrett drops Hill twice with a few combinations and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Andrew Garrett def. Kenny Hill by TKO via strikes (2:56, R1)

Clifford White vs. Chris Bennett

Round One: The round begins with Bennett scoring a takedown on White and he gets side control, Bennett transitions to the full mount on White. Bennett starts attacking White with some ground and pound, Bennett transitions to back control on White. Bennett locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Chris Bennett def. Clifford White by submission via rear naked choke (1:13, R1)

Remaining fights will be covered on Page Three...

AFC Featherweight Title Decision Fight: Zach Zane vs. Nick Novelli

Round One: The round begins with the fighters attacking each other with a few kicks, Novelli puts Zane against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Novelli scores a takedown on Zane and he gets the half guard, Novelli transitions to the open guard of Zane before regaining the half guard. Novelli starts attacking Zane with some ground and pound, Zane scrambles to his knees and eventually back to his feet. Zane drops Novelli with a knee strike to the head, Zane gets back control on a downed Novelli and Novelli shakes him off to get top position. Novelli quickly gains back control on Zane, Novelli goes back to attacking Zane with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Novelli

Round Two: The round begins with Zane attacking Novelli with a pinning back kick, Novelli goes for a takedown and Zane catches him with a knee strike. Novelli scores a takedown on Zane and he gets side control, Zane forces Novelli back into his full guard. Novelli transitions to back control after escaping a triangle choke attempt from Zane, Novelli hits Zane with an illegal strike and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Novelli, the action resumes with Zane attacking Novelli with a few kicks. The fighters are exchanging some leg kicks as well, Novelli scores a takedown on Zane and he gets the half guard, Novelli transitions to side control on Zane while landing a few strikes and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 9-9 for Draw (Overall Score: 19-18 For Novelli)

Round Three: The round begins with Zane kicking Novelli in the midsection, Novelli nails a kicking Zane with a counter right. Novelli scores a takedown on Zane and he gets back control, Novelli locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Nick Novelli def. Zach Zane by submission via rear naked choke (1:07, R3) to retain the AFC Featherweight Title

Brian Ryan vs. Julio Paulino

Round One: The round begins with Paulino scoring a taledown on Ryan and he gets side control, Paulino starts attacking Ryan with some ground and pound. Ryan sweeps Paulino to get the fight standing again, Paulino forces Ryan against the cage wall before scoring another takedown. Ryan scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Ryan then lands a right to the midsection of Paulino. Paulino scores another takedown on Ryan and he gets the full guard, Paulino attacks Ryan with a lot of ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Paulino

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters attacking each other with jabs, Ryan backs up Paulino by landing a few right hooks. Paulino grabs Ryan and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Ryan swings wildly at Paulino. Paulino again holds Ryan up against the cage wall before scoring a takedown, Ryan goes for the guillotine choke and Paulino escapes to get side control. Paulino attacks Ryan with a plethora of elbow strikes to the face, Paulino transitions to the full mount on Ryan. Paulino rolls for an arm bar and Ryan escapes to regain top position as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Paulino grabs Ryan and he holds him against the cage wall. Paulino looks for the takedown and Ryan stuffs him, Ryan then cracks Paulino with an overhand right. Ryan follows that up by nailing Paulino with a left hook, Ryan swings wildly before nailing Paulino with another right. Paulino scores a takedown on Ryan and he gets side control, Paulino attacks Ryan with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Paulino (Overall Score: 30-27 for Paulino)

Round Four: The round begins with the fighters attacking each other with jabs, Ryan starts to swing wildly against Paulino. Paulino starts winning the jabbing war over Ryan, Paulino then cracks Ryan with a two punch combination. Paulino scores a takedown on Ryan and he gets side control, Paulino starts attacking Ryan with ground and pound. Paulino looks for the kimura before attacking Ryan with more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Paulino (Overall Score: 40-36 for Paulino)

Round Five: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some jabs, Paulino scores a takedown on Ryan and he gets side control. Paulino quickly transitions to the full mount on Ryan, Ryan sweeps Paulino and he winds up in top position. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters attacking the other with jabs. Paulino scores a takedown on Ryan and he allows him to stand up, the fighters take a few swings at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Paulino (Final Score: 50-45 for Paulino)

Official Result: Julio Paulino def. Brian Ryan by unanimous decision (49-45, 50-47, 50-44)

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