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Sunday, Sep 19, 2010

M-1 Global: Americas Champions Crowned

 By FCF Staff   The Selection 2010 Americas champions were crowned last night at Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City, as M-1 Global held the final round of the tourney. The winners from each weight division will move on to compete in the M-1 Challenge tourney later this year, which will also feature champions from the Western and Eastern Europe competitions.
Winners of the Americas tournament included heavyweight Kenny Garner, light-heavyweight Byron Byrd, middleweight Tyson Jeffries, welterweight Tom Gallichio and lightweight Jose Figuerora.
Here are the complete results from last night’s card:
Josh Thorpe def. Brendan Weafer via unanimous decision
Bristol Marunde def. Shane Primm via unanimous decision
Byron Byrd def. Daniel Vizcaya via triangle – 2:43 of R1 (Selections LHW Final)
Luigi Fioravanti def. Woody Weatherby via TKO – 2:51 of R1
Mike Winters def. Jose Rodriguez via unanimous decision
Tyson Jeffries def. Mike Geurin via triangle – 3:43 of R3 (Selections MW Final)
Kenny Garner def. Pat Bennett via TKO – 2:31 of R1 (Selections HW Final)
Jose Figueroa def. George Sheppard via verbal submission – :34 of R2 (Selections LW Final)
Tom Gallicchio def. Len Bentley via rear-naked-choke – 4:38 of R1 (Selections WW Final)      
posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 11:00 am
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