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Sunday, Jan 01, 2017

WSOF 34: Gaethje, Moraes, Branch & Fitch Defend Belts

Marlon Moraes (photo via WSOF)

By FCF Staff

World Series of Fighting held its 34th event on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and the card didn’t see any belts change hands, in four title fights.

Jon Fitch, David Branch, Justin Gaethje and Marlon Moraes all defended their respective titles.

According to a follow up report from MMA Junkie, Fitch reported after the bout that he needs to consult with his doctors and family, before determining if he’ll fight again.

The results for WSOF 34 are below.

Lightweight Championship

Justin Gaethje def. Luiz Firmino via TKO (doctor stoppage) R3, 5:00

Welterweight Championship

Jon Fitch def. Jake Shields via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)

Bantamweight Championship

Marlon Moraes def. Josenaldo Silva via verbal submission (injury) R1, 2:30

Middleweight Championship

David Branch def. Louis Taylor via submission (rear-naked choke) R5, 2:00

Yushin Okami def. Paul Bradley via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Caio Alencar def. Jared Rosholt via knockout (punches) R1, 1:17

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

Shane Kruchten def. Jeremy Mahon via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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

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


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posted by FCF Staff @ 9:36 am
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