Alaska Fighting Championships 135 Results: Niko Novelli vs. Dominick Meriweather Headlines & Interim LHW Champion Dennis Bryant In Action

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Niko Novelli def. Dominick Meriweather by submission via strikes (3:34, R1)

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Charlie Johnson def. Jared Foust by TKO via strikes (2:07, R2)

Dennis Bryant def. Onosai Moana by TKO via strikes (3:00, R1)

Cooper Stec def. Marv Alexie by submission via strikes (3:52, R1)

Kelly Offield def. Ethan Schneider by TKO via fighter retirement (5:00, R2)


Round By Round Recap

Cooper Stec vs. Marv Alexie

Round One: The round begins with Alexie attempting a front kick against Stec, Stec slips on a kick and Alexie pops him with a few punches. Stec scores a takedown on Alexie and he gets the open guard, Stec rolls for a head scissors and Alexie escapes after eating a few strikes. Stec continuously goes for the inverted triangle choke against Alexie, Alexie attacks Stec with some knee strikes to the midsection while on the ground. Stec sweeps Alexie and he winds up getting top position, Stec gets back control on Alexie and he peppers him with a few strikes. Stec attacks Alexie with ground and pound until Alexie taps out.

Official Result: Cooper Stec def. Marv Alexie by submission via strikes (3:52, R1)

Kelly Offield vs. Ethan Schneider

Round One: The round begins with Offield swinging away at a kicking Schneider, Offield starts attacking Schneider with leg kicks. Offield then cracks a swinging Schneider with a counter left hook, Schneider comes forward and he kicks Offield in the midsection. Offield charges at Schneider and he lands a left, Schneider scores a takedown on Offield and he gets the full guard. Schneider starts attacking Offield with some ground and pound, Schneider transitions to the half guard against Offield. Schneider then gets back control on a scrambling Offield as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Schneider

Round Two: The round begins with Offield immediately attempting a front kick against Schneider, Offield comes forward to swing away against Schneider. Offield keeps Schneider at range while popping away with jabs, Offield starts catching Schneider with some rights. Offield also starts attacking Schneider with some leg kicks, Schneider scores a takedown and Offield gets right back up. Offield grabs Schneider and he holds him against the cage wall, Offield attacks Schneider with strikes while holding him against the cage wall. Offield scores a takedown on Schneider and he allows him to get up, Offield attacks Schneider with a striking combination as the round ends.

In between rounds, Schneider says he cannot continue and the referee calls off the fight.

Official Result: Kelly Offield def. Ethan Schneider by TKO via fighter retirement (5:00, R2)

Onosai Moana vs. Dennis Bryant

Round One: The round begins with Bryant attacking Moana with leg kicks, Bryant grabs Moana and he holds him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Bryant starts attacking Moana with some ground and pound, Bryant transitions to back control on Moana after a brief scramble. Bryant attacks Moana with a lot of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Dennis Bryant def. Onosai Moana by TKO via strikes (3:00, R1)

Charlie Johnson vs. Jared Foust

Round One: The round begins with Foust attacking Johnson with some leg kicks, Foust then stuns a swinging with a counter right. Johnson scores a takedown on Foust and he gets the half guard, Foust scrambles to his feet before nailing Johnson with a knee strike. Foust scores a takedown on Johnson and Johnson gets right back up, Johnson then cracks a kicking Foust with a right. The fighters clinch and eventually separate, Foust scores a takedown on Johnson and he gets back control. Johnson scrambles and he gets top position on Foust before landing a few strikes, Johnson gets up and he allows Foust to stand as well. Johnson rocks a kicking Foust with a straight right, Foust charges at Johnson while clobbering him with rights. Foust follows that up by nailing Johnson with knee strikes to the head, Foust then hits Johnson with a four punch combination. Johnson scores a takedown on Foust as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Foust

Round Two: The round begins with Johnson swinging away against Foust, Foust goes back to attacking Johnson with leg kicks. Johnson nails a swinging Foust with a counter right hook, Foust scores a takedown on Johnson and he gets side control. Johnson scrambles to his feet and he holds Foust against the cage wall, Johnson scores a takedown on Foust and he gets the full mount. Johnson attacks Foust with a lot of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Charlie Johnson def. Jared Foust by TKO via strikes (2:07, R2)

Dominick Meriweather vs. Niko Novelli

Round One: The round begins with Meriweather briefly dropping a kicking Novelli with a leg kick, Novelli starts swinging wildly against Meriweather. Novelli grabs Meriweather and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Novelli nails Meriweather with a kick to the midsection. Novelli starts attacking Meriweather with lots of leg kicks, Novelli rocks Meriweather with a high kick followed by a right. Novelli scores a takedown on Meriweather and he gets back control, Novelli attacks Meriweather with lots of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Niko Novelli def. Dominick Meriweather by submission via strikes (3:34, R1)

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