Island Fights 53 Results: Robert Turnquest vs Arymarcel Santos Headlines, Plus Bellator MMA Veteran Carrington Banks

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Arymarcel Santos def. Robert Turnquest by submission via heel hook (3:59, R1)

Chase Gamble def. Marcel Stamps by submission via rear naked choke (1:54, R1)

Carrington Banks def. David Duarte by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R2)

Christian Lohsen def. Wesley Golden by submission via banana split (2:31, R1)

Phil Rowe def. Matt McKeon by submission via guillotine choke (2:34, R2)

Impa Kasanganay def. Dahlen Wilson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Phil Rowe vs Matt McKeon

Round One: The round begins with McKeon attacking Rowe with a few kicks, Rowe backs up with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Rowe backs up McKeon while landing a multiple punch combination, McKeon scores a takedown on Rowe and he gets the full guard. McKeon attacks Rowe with some ground and pound, Rowe scrambles to his feet as McKeon swings away at him. Rowe scores a takedown on McKeon as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for McKeon

Round Two: The round begins with Rowe nailing McKeon with a kick to the midsection, McKeon and Rowe start pop shotting each other. Rowe starts attacking McKeon with some leg kicks, Rowe backs McKeon into the ropes while landing punching combinations. Rowe drags McKeon to the ground and he applies a guillotine choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Phil Rowe def. Matt McKeon by submission via guillotine choke (2:34, R2)

Dahlen Wilson vs. Impa Kasanganay

Round One: The round begins with the fighters having a brief striking exchange, Wilson attacks Kasanganay with some leg kicks. Kasanganay grabs Wilson and he attacks him with knee strikes, Kasanganay and Wilson exchange punching combinations. The fighters clinch and battle for position along the ropes, Kasanganay separates from Wilson after landing a knee strike. Kasanganay starts attacking Wilson with some leg kicks of his own, the fighters clinch again and exchange strikes. Kasanganay pops Wilson with a short right uppercut, Kasanganay goes for a spinning back fist as the fighters separate. Wilson gets Kasanganay against the ropes after swinging away at him and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kasanganay

Round Two: The round begins with Wilson attacking Kasanganay with a combination, Kasanganay grabs Wilson and gets him up against the ropes. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, Kasanganay attacks Wilson with foot stomps while in the clinch. Wilson hits Kasanganay with a few lefts while staying in the clinch, Kasanganay nails Wilson with a few rights after a failed takedown attempt and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Kasanganay backing up Wilson while swinging away at him, Wilsonm grabs Kasanganay and they battle for position against the cage wall. The fighters exchange more strikes while in the clinch, Kasanganay attacks Wilson with a knee strike before they briefly separate. The fighters separate and Wilson attacks Kasanganay with some kicks to the midsection, Wilson grabs Kasanganay and they clinch along the cage wall. Kasanganay nails Wilson with more knee strikes while in the clinch and the round ends.

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

Official Result: Impa Kasanganay def. Dahlen Wilson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Christian Lohsen vs Wesley Golden

Round One: The round begins with Lohsen coming forward and attacking Golden with a high kick, Golden looks for a counter right on a swinging Lohsen. Lohsen scores a takedown on Golden and he gets back control, Lohsen attacks Golden with some ground and pound. Lohsen catches Golden in a banana split and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Christian Lohsen def. Wesley Golden by submission via banana split (2:31, R1)

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