Cage Fury Fighting Championships 81 Results: 3 Title Fights & CM Punk On Color Commentary

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CFFC Featherweight Championship
James Gonzalez def. Pat Sabatini by TKO via injury (0:46, R1) to win the title

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CFFC Middleweight Championship
Kyle Daukus (c) def. Nolan Norwood by submission via d’arce choke (4:36, R2) to retain the title

CFFC Bantamweight Championship
(Note: Only Alexander Keshtov can win the title since Herbeth Sousa missed weight for the fight.)
Herbeth Sousa def. Alexander Keshtov (c) by unanimous decision (40-36, 40-36, 40-36)

Nazim Sadykhov def. Elijah Harris by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)

Jasmine Jasudavicius def. Gabriella Gulfin by TKO via strikes (1:37, R1)

Taylor Pierce def. Christian Santos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Christian Santos vs. Taylor Pierce

Round One: The round begins with Santos attacking Pierce with a high kick attempt, Pierce charges at Santos while taking some swings at him. Pierce grabs Santos and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters taking a few swings at each other. Santos continues attempting some high kicks against Pierce, Santos and Pierce exchange some leg kicks. Pierce hits Santos with a right before getting him back against the cage wall, Pierce briefly separates from Santos to land a multiple punch combination. Santos spins Pierce into the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pierce

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some kicks, Pierce grabs Santos and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, Pierce accidentally nails Santos low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Pierce nailing a swinging Santos with a counter right, Pierce grabs Santos and he gets him back against the cage wall. Pierce nails Santos with a few strikes while in the clinch, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Pierce kicking Santos in the midsection, Pierce again gets Santos against the cage wall. Pierce attacks Santos with some knee strikes while in the clinch, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Pierce nailing Santos with a combination before getting him back against the cage wall, the referee again separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with a brief striking exchange until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Pierce attacking Santos with leg kicks, Pierce swings wildly at Santos while getting him against the cage wall. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Pierce attacking Santos with a head kick before getting him against the cage wall again. Pierce nails Santos with a few strikes while in the clinch, Pierce attacks Santos with multiple elbow strikes. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. Pierce backs up Santos by throwing kicks and he gets him back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Santos goes for a flying knee strike. Pierce stuns Santos with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pierce (Final Score: 30-27 for Pierce)

Official Result: Taylor Pierce def. Christian Santos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Gabriella Gulfin

Round One: The round begins with Gulfin swinging away at Jasudavicius, Gulfin charges at Jasudavicius while swinging wildly at her. Jasudavicius clinches with Gulfin while landing some knee strikes, the fighters separate and Gulfin swings away at Jasudavicius. Jasudavicius grabs Gulfin again while landing more knee strikes, Jasudavicius rocks Gulfin with an elbow strike to the head. Gulfin looks for a takedown and Jasudavicius gets her to the ground, Jasudavicius attacks Gulfin with knee strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Jasmine Jasudavicius def. Gabriella Gulfin by TKO via strikes (1:37, R1)

Elijah Harris vs. Nazim Sadykhov

Round One: The round begins with Sadykhov cracking Harris with an overhand left, Sadykhov charges at Harris while taking some swings at him. Harris grabs Sadykhov and he gets him against the cage wall, Harris attacks Sadykhov with some knee strikes while in the clinch. Sadykhov gets free and he charges at Harris while landing a multiple punch combination, Harris rocks Sadykhov with a left and he gets him to the ground while gaining back control. Harris starts looking for the rear naked choke and Sadykhov defends against it, Harris rolls for an arm bar and Sadykhov escapes to get top control. Sadykhov attacks Harris with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Harris

Round Two: The round begins with Harris cracking Sadykhov with a right, Sadykhov attacks Harris with a head kick followed by a left. Harris grabs Sadykhov and he gets him against the cage wall, Harris looks for the takedown and Sadykhov separates from him, Sadykhov comes forward and he attacks Harris with another combination. Sadykhov scores a takedown on Harris and he gets the full guard, Sadykhov gains the full mount on Harris after landing a few strikes. Sadykhov attacks Harris with ground and pound before getting back control, Sadykhov attacks Harris with more ground and pound. Harris scrambles and Sadykhov gets the full mount again, Sadykhov attacks Harris with more ground and pound before regaining back control. Sadykhov goes for the rear naked choke and Harris defends against it, Sadykhov lands more strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Harris attacking Sadykhov with a high kick, Harris then pops Sadykhov with a right. Sadykhov comes forward and he takes some swings at Harris, Harris then cracks a swinging Sadykhov with a counter right. Sadykhov responds by nailing Harris with a multiple punch combination, Sadykhov scores a takedown on Harris and he gets the open guard. Sadykhov attacks Harris with some ground and pound, Harris attacks Sadykhov with some strikes while on his back. Sadykhov lands a few more strikes on Harris as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Nazim Sadykhov def. Elijah Harris by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)

CFFC Bantamweight Championship
Alexander Keshtov (c) vs. Herbeth Sousa

Round One: The round begins with Keshtov attacking Sousa with a spinning back kick to the head, Sousa grabs Keshtov and he gets him against the cage wall. Sousa attacks Keshtov with some strikes while trying to get the takedown, Sousa scores a takedown on Keshtov and he gets back control while landing more strikes. Sousa starts hunting for the rear naked choke against Keshtov, Sousa attacks Keshtov with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sousa

Round Two: The round begins with Sousa getting Keshtov against the cage wall after swinging away at him, Sousa drags Keshtov to the ground and he gets him in a seated position. Keshtov scrambles to his feet and he drops for a guillotine choke on Sousa. Sousa escapes the choke and he gets top control against Keshtov, Sousa attacks Keshtov with some ground and pound. Keshtov scrambles to his feet and he takes a swing at Sousa as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters getting into a brief striking exchange, Sousa grabs Keshtov and he gets him against the cage wall. Sousa scores a takedown on Keshtov and he gets the open guard, Sousa gains the half guard while nailing Keshtov with some strikes. Sousa then advances to the side control position against Keshtov, Keshtov scrambles and Sousa gains back control on him. Sousa attacks Keshtov with some more ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Keshtov attacking Sousa with an uppercut and some spinning kicks, Sousa scores a takedown on Keshtov and he gets the full guard. Sousa attacks Keshtov with some ground and pound, Sousa gains back control on a scrambling Keshtov. Sousa attacks Keshtov with more strikes while keeping back control, Sousa keeps back control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sousa (Final Score: 40-36 for Sousa)

Official Result: Herbeth Sousa def. Alexander Keshtov by unanimous decision (40-36, 40-36, 40-36)

CFFC Middleweight Championship
Kyle Daukus (c) vs. Nolan Norwood

Round One: The round begins with Norwood attacking Daukus with a high kick, Daukus starts attacking Norwood with some leg kicks. Norwood swings at Norwood and Daukus drags him to the ground, Daukus attacks Norwood with some ground and pound. Daukus transitions to back control against Norwood, Norwood scrambles and he gets top control on Daukus. Daukus goes for an arm triangle choke while on his back and Norwood escapes, Daukus scrambles and Norwood gets back control on him. Daukus scrambles and he gets back control on Norwood, Daukus attacks Norwood with ground and pound. Norwood scrambles and he goes for a heel hook against Daukus, Norwood then goes for a guillotine choke on Daukus as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Daukus

Round Two: The round begins with Daukus scoring a takedown on Norwood and he gets back control, Daukus attacks Norwood with a lot of ground and pound. Daukus gains full mount on Norwood and he goes for an arm triangle choke, Daukus releases the choke to regain back control on Norwood. Daukus attacks Norwood with more ground and pound, Norwood scrambles and Daukus briefly looks for a d’arce choke. Daukus attacks Norwood with a lot more ground and pound, Daukus goes for another d’arce choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Kyle Daukus def. Nolan Norwood by submission via d’arce choke (4:36, R2) to retain the title

CFFC Featherweight Championship
Pat Sabatini (c) vs. James Gonzalez

Round One: The round begins with Gonzalez and Sabatini exchanging a few kicks, both fighters fall while throwing strikes. Gonzalez catches Sabatini in an arm bar and Sabatini’s arm breaks and the referee ends the fight.

Official Result: James Gonzalez def. Pat Sabatini by TKO via injury (0:46, R1) to win the title

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