WSOF 24: Jon Fitch Decisions Yushin Okami, Nick Newell Wins, Announces Retirement
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from World Series of Fighting 24, which saw welterweight Jon Fitch work his way to a decision win over Yushin Okami in the main event.
The card also saw heavyweight champ Blagoi Ivanov stop Derrick Mehmen, and Magomed Bibulatov decision Donavon Frelow to win the promotion’s inaugural flyweight title.
Lightweight Nick Newell was rewarded a UD win over Tom Marcellino, and according to reports, announced his retirement afterwards.
WSOF 24 was hosted by the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
Jon Fitch def. Yushin Okami via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Blagoi Ivanov def. Derrick Mehmen via TKO (punches) R2, 4:33
Nick Newell def. Tom Marcellino via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-29)
Vinny Magalhaes def. Matt Hamill via submission (kneebar) R1, 1:08
Magomed Bibulatov def. Donavon Frelow via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
Rick Glenn def. Adam Ward via KO (punches) R2, 1:27
Alexandre de Almeida def. Saul Almeida via submission (rear-naked choke) R1, 1:23
Bruce Boyington def. Rodrigo Almeida via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Rex Harris def. Justin Torrey via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Colton Smith def. Washington Da Silva via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Pat Walsh def. Tyler King via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)