World Series Of Fighting 35 Results: 3 Title Fights Highlight This Card

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Main Card (11pm EST., NBC Sports Network)

Blagoy Ivanov def. #1Shawn Jordan by TKO via strikes (1:43, R1) to retain the WSOF Heavyweight Title

Andre Harrison def. Lance Palmer by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) to win the WSOF Featherweight Title

#1 Bekbulat Magomedov def. Donovan Frelow by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) to win the WSOF Bantamweight Title

Preliminary Card (8:15pm EST., Fite TV)

#5 Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Matt Secor by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

#4 Hakeem Dawodu def. Steven Siler by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 30-27)

Emmanuel Walo def. Andrews Nakahara by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) (Quick result only, stream started halfway through the fight)

Islam Mamedov def. Natan Schulte by submission via arm bar (4:56, R2)

Steven Rodriguez def. #1 Alexandre Almeida by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Tom Marcellino def. Bill Jones by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)


Round By Round Recap

#1 Alexander Almeida vs. Steven Rodriguez

Round One: The round begins with Rodriguez attacking Almeida with leg kicks, Almeida nails an incoming Rodriguez with a short right. Rodriguez responds by popping Almeida with a left hook, Almeida grabs Rodriguez and he holds him against the cage wall. Rodriguez spins Almeida and he puts him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Almeida scoring a takedown on Rodriguez and he gets the half guard. Almeida transitions to back control on Rodriguez, Almeida hunts for the rear naked choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Almeida

Round Two: The round begins with Rodriguez attacking Almeida with a punching combination, Rodriguez starts hitting Almeida with leg kicks as well. Almeida nails a kicking Rodriguez with a counter right hook, Rodriguez pops a swinging Almeida with a counter right hook. Almeida briefly drops a kicking Rodriguez with a counter right, Rodriguez continues hitting a swinging Almeida with counter rights. Rodriguez then hits Almeida with a left hook to the midsection, Rodriguez starts catching Almeida with some more rights. Rodriguez also nails Almeida with a few rights to the midsection, Rodriguez puts Almeida against the cage wall while looking for a takedown as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Almeida attacking Rodriguez with leg kicks, Almeida charges at Rodriguez while throwing strikes. Rodriguez then cracks Almeida with an overhand right, Rodriguez misses a spinning heel kick on Almeida. Rodriguez starts catching Almeida with some leg kicks of his own, Rodriguez rocks a swinging Almeida with a counter right to the midsection. Rodriguez again catches Almeida with an overhand right, Almeida accidentally kicks Rodriguez low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Rodriguez nailing Almeida with combinations, Almeida charges at Rodriguez while throwing a combination. Rodriguez grabs Almeida and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters break away from each other and Rodriguez nails a kicking Almeida with a counter left hook. Almeida goes back to attacking Rodriguez with leg kicks, Rodriguez scores a takedown on Almeida as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Steven Rodriguez def. #1 Alexandre Almeida by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Islam Mamedov vs. Natan Schulte

Round One: The round begins with Schulte attacking Mamedov with leg kicks, the fighters also take a few swings at each other. Mamedov cracks a moving Schulte with a right, Mamedov then assaults Schulte with a few knee strikes. Mamedov then cracks Schulte with a right uppercut, Mamedov attacks Schulte with a flying knee strike. Mamedov starts popping Schulte with single strike attempts, Mamedov catches a kicking Schulte with a counter left hook. Mamedov then lands a kick to the midsection of Schulte, Mamedov follows that up with a spinning heel kick to the midsection of Schulte. Schulte holds Mamedov against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mamedov

Round Two: The round begins with Mamedov nailing an incoming Schulte with a punching combination, Schulte tries attacking Mamedov with a series of kicks. Mamedov scores a takedown on Schulte and Schulte pops right back up, Mamedov scores another takedown on Schulte and he gets the half guard. Mamedov transitions to the full mount, Mamedov attacks Schulte with a lot of ground and pound. Mamedov postures up before transitioning to the half guard on Schulte, Mamedov transitions to side control on Schulte before regaining the full mount. Mamedov attacks Schulte with a lot more ground and pound, Schulte scrambles to his feet and Mamedov drags him back to the ground. Mamedov regains the full mount on Schulte, Mamedov goes for the arm bar and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Islam Mamedov def. Natan Schulte by submission via arm bar (4:56, R2)

#4 Hakeem Dawodu vs. Steven Siler

Round One: The round begins with Dawodu nailing Siler with a left to the midsection, Dawodu grabs Siler and the two exchange knee strikes. Dawodu drops Siler with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Siler gets up and Dawodu swings away at him. Siler recovers by catching Dawodu with a right hook, Dawodu cracks Siler with a punching combination before they clinch. The fighters separate and Siler scores a takedown on Dawodu, Siler quickly gains back control on Dawodu. Dawodu scrambles at the right time to get top position on Siler, the fighters scramble to their feet and Dawodu nails Siler with another spinning back kick. The fighters rock each other during a wild striking exchange, Siler attacks Dawodu with a flying knee strike. Siler scores a takedown on Dawodu and he gets back control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Siler

Round Two: The round begins with Dawodu taking some wild swings against Siler, Dawodu rocks Siler with a left hook to the midsection. Siler goes for a takedown and Dawodu winds up in top position, Dawodu starts attacking Siler with ground and pound. Dawodu stands up and he allows Siler to stand up as well, Dawodu again nails Siler with lefts to the midsection. Dawodu throws Siler to the ground and he allows him to stand up, Dawodu catches a swinging Siler with a counter right to the midsection. Dawodu holds Siler against the cage wall while landing knee strikes, Dawodu then clobbers a swinging Siler with a counter right hook. Dawodu places Siler against the cage wall while landing more knee strikes, the fighters separate and Dawodu attacks Siler with leg kicks. Siler nails Dawodu with knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Siler cracking Dawodu with a straight right, Dawodu then pops Siler with a three punch combination. Dawodu scores a takedown on Siler and he gets the half guard, Dawodu starts attacking Siler with ground and pound. Siler rolls for a knee bar and Dawodu escapes to get the fight standing again, Siler then holds Dawodu against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Dawodu scores a takedown on Siler, Dawodu attacks Siler with more ground and pound. Dawodu postures up and he slows Siler to stand up as well, Dawodu then cracks Siler with a two punch combination. Dawodu scores another takedown on Siler and he gets side control, Dawodu attacks Siler with some knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #4 Hakeem Dawodu def. Steven Siler by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 30-27)

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