World Series Of Fighting 34 Results: 4 Title Fights Highlight This Card

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Main Card (4pm EST., NBC)

Justin Gaethje def. Luiz Firmino by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R3) to retain the WSOF Lightweight Title

Jon Fitch def. Jake Shields by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) to retain the WSOF Welterweight Title

Marlon Moraes def. Josenaldo Silva by TKO via injury (2:30, R1) to retain the WSOF Bantamweight Title

Preliminary Card (2:30pm EST., NBC Sports)

David Branch def. Louis Taylor by submission via rear naked choke (2:00, R5) to retain the WSOF Middleweight Title

Caio Alencar def. Jared Rosholt by KO via strikes (1:17, R1)

Smealinho Rama def. Jake Heun by TKO via strikes (3:30, R2)

Preliminary Card (1pm EST., WSOF.com)

Shane Krutchen def. Jeremy Mahon by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Bruno Santos def. Vagab Vagabov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Andre Harrison def. Bruce Boyington by submission via rear naked choke (1:54, R1)

Tom Marcellino def. Matt Denning by submission via guillotine choke (3:30, R1)


Round By Round Recap

Tom Marcellino vs. Matt Denning

Round One: The round begins with Marcellino scoring a takedown on Denning and he gets the open guard, Denning wall walks to his feet and Marcellino catches him in a standing arm triangle chokeMarcellino releases the hold and Denning nails him with a high kick, Denning also starts nailingMarcellino with leg kicks. Marcellino catches Denning with a two punch combination before scoring another takedown, Marcellino starts attacking Denning with some ground and pound. Marcellino transitions to back control and then to the half guard on Denning, Marcellino goes for the guillotine choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Tom Marcellino def. Matt Denning by submission via guillotine choke (3:30, R1)

Andre Harrison vs. Bruce Boyington

Round One: The round begins with Harrison attacking Boyington with a head kick attempt, Boyington starts attacking Harrison with some leg kicks. Harrison nails Boyington with a right before scoring a takedown, Harrison starts attacking Boyington with some ground and pound. Harrison gets back control on Boyington after landing some more strikes, Harrison locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Andre Harrison def. Bruce Boyington by submission via rear naked choke (1:54, R1)

Vagab Vagabov vs. Bruno Santos

Round One: The round begins with Vagabov peppering Santos with a few jabs, Vagabov then lands a head kick against Santos. Santos starts attacking Vagabov with a few leg kicks, Vagabov responds by catching Santos with a right to the midsection. Vagabov starts to just take some swings against a blocking Santos, Vagabov starts catching Santos with some leg kicks of his own. Vagabov eats more leg kicks as he cracks Santos with a right hook, Vagabov catches a kicking Santos with a counter punch combination. Vagabov nails Santos with a two punch combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Vagabov

Round Two: The round begins with Vagabov attacking Santos with punching combination, Vagabov then cracks Santos with a right to the midsection. Santos comes forward and swings away at Vagabov, Vagabov starts nailing Santos with some leg kicks as well. Santos continues charging at Vagabov before scoring a takedown, Santos settles in the half guard of Vagabov. Santos starts nailing Vagabov with some ground and pound, Santos transitions to the full mount on Vagabov. Santos goes right back to attacking Vagabov with some ground and pound, Vagabov scrambles at the right time and he shakes Santos off of him to get the fight standing. Vagabov quickly starts attacking Santos with combinations, Vagabov nails Santos with a flying knee strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Vagabov nailing Santos with a right hook to the midsection, Vagabov starts to just attack Santos with combinations. Santos goes right back to attacking Vagabov with leg kicks, Vagabov backs up Santos by throwing a variety of kicks. Vagabov then cracks an incoming Santos with a short right, Santos charges at Vagabov while throwing strikes. Vagabov then rocks Santos with a straight right to the face, Vagabov follows that up by nailing Santos with a left hook. Santos scores a takedown on Vagabov and he gets the open guard, Santos starts attacking Vagabov with some ground and pound. Vagabov gets back to his feet and Santos drags him back to the ground as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Bruno Santos def. Vagab Vagabov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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Shane Krutchen vs. Jeremy Mahon

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging strikes before Krutchen scores a takedown on Mahon, Krutchen starts attacking Mahon with some ground and pound. Mahon does his best to attack Krutchen with strikes while on his back, Krutchen stands up and he allows Mahon to stand up as well. The fighters start exchanging some leg kicks as well, Mahon backs up Krutchen and he rocks him with a kick to the midsection. Mahon scores a takedown on Krutchen and he gets back control, Krutchen finds a way back to his feet with Mahon holding onto him. Krutchen spins Mahon and now he puts him up against the cage wall before scoring another takedown, Mahon sweeps Krutchen and he gains top position. Mahon attacks Krutchen with ground and pound before gaining back control, Mahon nails Krutchen with more strikes as he stands back up. Mahon scores another takedown on Krutchen as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mahon

Round Two: The round begins with Mahon nailing Krutchen with several kicks to the midsection, Krutchen charges at Mahon while throwing strikes. Krutchen starts attacking Mahon with some leg kicks as well, Krutchen comes forward and Mahon kicks him in the midsection once more. Mahon backs up Krutchen after attempting a flying knee strike, Krutchen puts Mahon against the cage wall while looking for the takedown. Krutchen starts nailing Mahon with a few knee strikes as well, Krutchen scores a takedown on Mahon and he gets side control. Krutchen lands a few knee strikes to the rib cage of Mahon, Krutchen also catches Mahon with some shoulder thrusts as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Krutchen attacking Mahon with a few leg kicks, Mahon accidentally nails Krutchen low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Mahon scoring a takedown on Krutchen and getting back control, Mahon starts attacking Krutchen with some ground and pound. Krutchen finds a way to stand up with Mahon still on his back, Krutchen is able to shake Mahon off of him and put him on the ground while gaining top position. Krutchen starts attacking Mahon with some ground and pound, Mahon starts attacking Krutchenwith strikes while on his back. Mahon rolls for a kimura while on his back and Krutchen defends against it as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Shane Krutchen def. Jeremy Mahon by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Smealinho Rama vs. Jake Heun

Round One: The round begins with Heun attacking Rama with some leg kicks, Rama then cracks Heun with a right hook. Rama continues attacking Heun with right hooks, Rama grabs Heun and he holds him against the cage wall. Heun breaks free of Rama after throwing a combination, Rama then cracks Heun with a three punch combination. Heun responds by cracking Rama with a head kick, Rama recovers and he attacks Heun with a punching combination. Rama lands a side kick before cracking Heun with a left, Rama drops a swinging Heun with a counter right. Rama pounces on Heun with strikes as he stands up, Rama drags Heun back to the ground and Heun pops back up to his feet. Heun rolls back to the ground and Rama goes for the toe hold, Rama switches to a heel hook and he releases it to attack Heun with strikes. Heun scrambles to his feet and Rama catches him with some rights, Heun then lands a kick to the midsection of Rama. Rama levels Heun with a huge striking combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rama

Round Two: The round begins with Rama attacking Heun with a three punch combination, Rama backs up Heun after landing a two punch combination. Rama looks for a takedown and Heun cracks him with several rights and a knee strike, Rama puts Heun against the cage wall while eating some knee strikes. Rama tries keeping Heun at bay by throwing some jabs his way, Heun starts attacking Rama with a few leg kicks. Rama then cracks Heun with a combination that backs him into the cage wall, Rama scores a takedown on Heun and he gets back control. Rama quickly starts attacking Heun with ground and pound, Heun tries getting to his feet and Rama flattens him out while maintaining back control. Rama attacks Heun with more ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Smealinho Rama def. Jake Heun by TKO via strikes (3:30, R2)

WSOF Middleweight Title Fight: David Branch (Champion) vs. Louis Taylor

Round One: The round begins with Branch attacking Taylor with some leg kicks, Branch backs up Taylor with a head kick attempt before scoring a takedown. Taylor scrambles to his feet and he puts Branch against the cage wall, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Branch pops a kicking Taylor with a counter left, the fighters also start exchanging some jabs as well. Branch scores another takedown on Taylor and he gets the full guard, Branch transitions to back control on Taylor. Taylor scrambles at the right time to get the fight standing again, Branch drags Taylor back to the ground and he regains back control. Branch transitions to the full mount on Taylor before regaining back control, Taylor spins at the right time and he gets top position on Branch as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Branch

Round Two: The round begins with Taylor grabbing Branch and he puts him against the cage wall, the fighters break away from each other and Taylor hits Branch with a left. Taylor starts catching Branch with some jabs as well, Branch comes forward and he swings away at Taylor. Taylor puts Branch against the cage wall again before landing a knee strike, Branch tries separating from Taylor after landing a knee strike. The fighters separate and Branch attacks Taylor with leg kicks, Taylor again puts Branch against the cage wall. The fighters break away and Branch cracks Taylor with a right hook, Branch comes forward and he attacks Taylor with combinations. Taylor again decides to just put Branch against the cage wall, Taylor separates from Branch after landing an elbow strike. Taylor gets Branch against the cage wall again as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Taylor attacking Branch with a high kick, Taylor starts to take some single shot strike attempts at Branch. Taylor follows that up by cracking Branch with a left, Branch goes back to attacking Taylor with leg kicks. Branch scores a takedown on Taylor and he gets caught in a guillotine choke, Branch escapes to maintain top position. Branch starts attacking Taylor with ground and pound, Branch transitions to the full mount on Taylor and then he gains back control. Branch goes for the rear naked choke and Taylor scrambles to break free, Taylor then scrambles to his feet and he puts Branch against the cage wall. Taylor separates from Branch after landing an elbow strike, Taylor comes forward and Branch cracks him with a combination. Branch looks for the takedown and Taylor nearly catches him in a standing guillotine choke, Taylor holds Branch against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Taylor (Overall Score: 29-28 for Taylor)

Round Four: The round begins with Branch attacking Taylor with leg kicks, Taylor responds by landing a left on Branch. Taylor comes forward and he attacks Branch with a pair of lefts, Branch clinches with Taylor for a few moments. Taylor accidentally nails Branch low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Taylor jabbing away at Branch. Taylor then cracks a ducking Branch with a flying knee strike, Branch scores a takedown on Taylor and he gets the open guard. Branch quickly transitions to the half guard position on Taylor, Branch starts attacking Taylor with some ground and pound. Branch transitions to the back control position on Taylor as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Branch (Overall Score: 38-38 for Draw)

Round Five: The round begins with Taylor attacking Branch with a punching combination, Branch starts nailing Taylor with leg kicks. Branch scores a takedown on Taylor and he gets the half guard, Branch starts attacking Taylor with some ground and pound. Branch transitions to the full mount position on Taylor, Branch advances to back control on Taylor and he locks in the rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: David Branch def. Louis Taylor by submission via rear naked choke (2:00, R5) to retain the WSOF Middleweight Title

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Jared Rosholt vs. Caio Alencar

Round One: The round begins with Alencar attempting a flying knee strike against Rosholt, Alencar then cracks Rosholt with a kick to the midsection. Alencar then cracks an incoming Rosholt with a counter right, Alencar rocks Rosholt with a punching combination. Alencar continues pummeling Rosholt with a bunch of rights, Alencar drops Rosholt with a right and he pounces on him with a few more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Caio Alencar def. Jared Rosholt by KO via strikes (1:17, R1)

WSOF Bantamweight Title Fight: Marlon Moraes (Champion) vs. Josenaldo Silva

Round One: The round begins with Silva attacking Moraes with leg kicks, Moraes responds by popping Silva with a right. Moraes backs up before cracking Silva with another right to the face, Moraes charges at Silva while throwing a combination. Silva recovers and he attacks Moraes with a head kick attempt, Moraes drops Silva with a combination and he pounces on him with a ton of strikes. Silva scrambles to his feet and he drops Moraes with a combination, Silva suffered a knee injury during a flying knee strike attempt and the referee immediately stopped the fight.

Official Result: Marlon Moraes def. Josenaldo Silva by TKO via injury (2:30, R1) to retain the WSOF Bantamweight Title

WSOF Welterweight Title Fight: Jon Fitch (Champion) vs. Jake Shields

Round One: The round begins with Shields immediately attacking Fitch with a high kick, Shields goes for the takedown and Fitch winds up in top position. Fitch starts attacking Shields with a little ground and pound, Shields gets to the seated position as Fitch attacks him with more strikes. Shields briefly attempted a guillotine choke on Fitch and he let it go, the referee decides to stand up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Shields nailing Fitch with some leg kicks, Shields then nails a ducking Fitch with a kick to the head. Fitch recovers and he backs up Shields after landing a left, the fighters clinch up as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Fitch

Round Two: The round begins with Fitch coming forward and attacking Shields with combinations, Shields scores a takedown and Fitch pops back up to his feet. Shields then puts Fitch up against the cage wall while looking for another takedown, Shields scores another takedown on Fitch and he gets the half guard. Shields transitions to the full mount position on Fitch, Shields starts attacking Fitch with some ground and pound. Shields transitions to the back control position on Fitch, Shields peppers Fitch with a few more strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Fitch cracking Shields with a two punch combination, Shields goes for the takedown and Fitch counters with a combination. Fitch scores a takedown on Shields and he gets him in the seated position, Shields scrambles to his feet and Fitch holds him against the cage wall. Fitch attacks the back of Shields legs with some knee strikes, Shields clinches with Fitch and he attacks him with a few knee strikes of his own. Shields goes for another takedown and Fitch stuffs him, Shields sweeps Fitch and he gets top position for a short time as they both stand back up. Fitch scores a takedown on Shields and he gets the half guard, Fitch starts attacking Shields with some ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Fitch (Overall Score: 29-28 for Fitch)

Round Four: The round begins with Shields keeping Fitch at bay by throwing a few kicks, Shields also nails Fitch with a few leg kicks. Fitch comes forward and he cracks Shields with a right hook, Shields goes for a takedown and Fitch pops him with an uppercut. Shields goes for the takedown again and Fitch winds up in top position, Fitch starts attacking Shields with some ground and pound. Fitch transitions to the half guard position on Shields while landing more strikes, Shields briefly gets up and Fitch puts him back on the ground. Shields rolls for a knee bar and he releases it to get the fight standing, the fighters stay in the clinch until the referee separates them for inactivity. The action resumes with Fitch putting Shields against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Fitch (Overall Score: 39-37 for Fitch)

Round Five: The round begins with Fitch attacking Shields with punching combinations, Fitch backs Shields into the cage wall while throwing punches. Shields looks for the takedown and Fitch kicks him in the midsection, Shields looks for the takedown and Fitch winds up in top position. Fitch transitions to north/south position for a few moments while landing strikes, Shields scrambles to his feet and Fitch pops him with a right. Fitch comes forward and he cracks Shields with a pair of punches, Shields goes for the takedown again and Fitch gets top position again. Shields rolls for the heel hook and Fitch escapes to regain top position, Shields continues to look for the heel hook and Fitch escapes again. Fitch hits Shields with a few more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Fitch (Final Score: 49-46 for Fitch)

Official Result: Jon Fitch def. Jake Shields by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) to retain the WSOF Welterweight Title

WSOF Lightweight Title Fight: Justin Gaethje (Champion) vs. Luiz Firmino

Round One: The round begins with Firmino nailing Gaethje with a front kick before pulling guard, Gaethje settles in the half guard of Firmino. The referee decides to stand up the fighters for inactivity, Firmino and Gaethje both catch each other with rights. Firmino starts hunting for takdowns and Gaethje stuffs all of them, Gaethje then starts attacking Firmino with leg kicks. Firmino smashes a swinging Gaethje with a three punch combination, Firmino nails a swinging Gaethje with a counter right. Firmino scores a takedown and Gaethje pops right back up to his feet, Firmino holds Gaethje against the cage wall while landing a few knee strikes. Firmino jumps on the back of a standing Gaethje, Gaethje shakes Firmino off of him and they are both swinging at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Firmino

Round Two: The round begins with Firmino rocking Gaethje with a four strike combination, Firmino goes for the takedown and Gaethje winds up in top position. The fighters both scramble to their feet and Gaethje nails Firmino with an uppercut, Firmino responds by cracking gaethje with a left hook. Gaethje starts attacking Firmino with some leg kicks as well, Firmino backs up Gaethje after landing a pair of rights. Firmino follows that up by popping Gaethje with an uppercut, Firmino then rocks Gaethje with a flying knee strike and a follow up combination. Firmino again cracks a swinging Gaethje with an uppercut, Gaethje then cracks Firmino with a short right hook. Firmino starts attacking gaethje with some leg kicks of is own, Gaethje and Firmino both exchange rights to the head. Firmino chases Gaethje down while throwing strike after strike, Gaethje cracks a swinging Firmino with a counter right hook. Firmino and Gaethje exchange some uppercuts as well, Firmino nails Gaethje with a knee strike as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Firmino peppering Gaethje with a few jabs, Gaethje then cracks Firmino with a right hook to the midsection. Firmino also goes back to attacking Gaethje with leg kicks, Gaethje responds by nailing Firmino with leg kicks of his own. Gaethje briefly puts Firmino against the cage wall while landing a knee strike, Gaethje briefly puts Firmino on the ground before landing a left hook. Firmino nails Gaethje with a punching combo followed by a knee strike, Gaethje scores a takedown and both fighters get back to their feet. Gaethje then cracks a swinging Firmino with a counter right hook, Gaethje rocks Firmino with a combination and Firmino hunts for takedowns. Gaethje then hits Firmino with a knee strike to the midsection, Gaethje follows that up by clobbering Firmino with an uppercut. Firmino tries pulling guard and Gaethje settles in the half guard, the referee decides to stand up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Gaethje catching Firmino with a right, Firmino catches a kicking Gaethje with a counter strike combination. The fighters clinch and swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gaethje (Overall Score: 29-28 for Firmino)

In between rounds, the doctor checks the injured eye of Firmino and Firmino tells the doctor he cannot see, which forces the referee to end the fight.

Official Result: Justin Gaethje def. Luiz Firmino by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R3) to retain the WSOF Lightweight Title

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