CES MMA 50 takes place at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., and the main card airs on AXS TV.
For the official results of the event you can go here. For the video replay of the highlights you can go here. Below you will find the play-by-play for the event.
June 15, 2018 ◙ Twin River Casino ◙ CES MMA
Bantamweight World Championship 5 x 5
DINIS “SWEETBREAD” PAIVA
Juniko / East Providence, RI.
11-7, 6 KO, 2 Submissions
Apex MMA / Riverside, CA.
13-4, 7 KO, 3 Submissions
The very anticipated main event is under way with a touch of the gloves. Right jab connects by Paiva to start. Left by blue connects as well. Hard jab by blue. Each land with a kick but no damage. Hard jabs by blue are landing at will on Paiva. Right high kick by red lands. Jabs are landing at will by blue, Paiva shoots and takes him down. Blue sins in the Choke. Pressure by Paiva in the clinch. Knees to the mid by Paiva, he takes him down to end the round.
Jabs by both. Left hook misses by Paiva. Right jab lands by Red. Hard right by blue lands to Paiva head. Paiva kicks and blue falls possibly by slip on the mat. Jabs to the mid by blue. The right eye got cut by a jab by blue on Paiva. Hard jabs by blue are landing. Paiva ends up on top after getting dropped. Paiva tries to pass but they are clinched on the cage. Blue switches up and tries and arm bar. Paiva gets out, wow. He’s is on top landing some jabs to blue. Hard right by Paiva on top. Paiva sinks in choke but they get back up. They get to the center and exchange jabs, Paiva takes him down. On top and Paiva takes his back and sinks in and RNC. Paiva is laying it on as the round comes to an end. What a good round.
Paiva shoots for the takedown and gets it but blue sinks in the guiotine and Paiva taps as quick as the choke sinks in the strong arm guiotine. Ref Kevon Macdonald steps in to stop the fight @.36 of the 3rd round by Darce choke. Kudos on Ewell becoming the new CES Bantamweight champ. Paiva will be back with a vengeance.
Welterweight 3 x 5
Renzo Gracie Philly / Philadelphia, PA.
5-1, 2 KO, 2 Submissions
Manley MMA / Ludlow, MA.
11-5, 2 KO, 4 Submission
Starts with a glove touch. Red drops blue right hand to the face. Red ends up on top. Manley has a great ground game especially from his back. Red is trying to pass guard. They stand up. Spinning kick by red lands. Hard left and right connect and drop Manley. Red pounces and takes mount immediately. They get up and Manly takes clinch control. They go to the matt and red throws bombs to the head and all connect. They go to the mat. Red is on top and throws a right to Manley’s dome. They stand as Manley takes control of Blue and ends up on top. They spin, and Manley ends up on top. Red turns the tables and throws hard hard punches to Manley and he falls as the round comes to and end with red on top.
Jabs to start the round by both fighters. Kicks misses by Manley, jab by red connects. Hard shots by Red land and stun Manley for a second. He retaliates with a few jabs. Spinning back fist lands by Red. Manley has a small mouse under his right eye. He ends up on top and has blue’s back. Red stands up, but Manley takes him down. He steps in and sinks in the RNC and its tight. He lets go for a body shot then again sinks in the RNC. Red spins and ends up on top and throws some elbows. Red gets mount as round 2 comes to an end. Red ends up on top.
Final round starts with both taking the center and tossing some jabs. Big left and right by red barley miss Manley. Red catches Manley and he pounces on top. They scramble around. Both guys seem a bit gassed as the jabs fly. Lazy hard shots fly by both with no real hard shots landing. Jabs is the story of the round. Red takes blue down by a single leg and ends up on top. Fight comes to an end. Decision 30-27, 30-26, 29-28 for Wells.
Flyweight 3 x 5
BST / Woonsocket, RI.
3-0, 1 KO, 1 Submission
Cortland MMA / Cortland, NY.
1-2, 1 KO
They start. Left by blue to start, doesn’t land. Blue catches red and he falls. Blue gets his back and sinks a the RNC. Lugo turns and ends up on top, wow. Blue with the Guillotine from his back. Lugo has his back as they stand up. Hard knee by Lugo. Both have each other neck, they go down. Lugo with control. They stand but Lugo takes him down immediately. Again, they stand with Lugo having the standing Guillotine sunk in and they got the mat. Jabs by blue as they stand in the clinch. Quick spin and Lugo end up on top on the mat. Mount by Lugo, hard elbows by Lugo from the top. Lugo sinks in the RNC and it looks tight. Hard shots from the back by Lugo as they spin. Lugo again ends up on top and drops some hard elbows to the head. He then sinks in the RNC as the round comes to an end.
Knee by Lugo, jab by Blue to start. They clinch briefly. Hard jabs to the body of Lugo. Red clinches on the cage. Lugo switches and takes control on the clinch. He takes blue down. Lugo gets mount and tosses some hard shots from top, blue gives up his back and Lugo sinks in the RNC. Ref Kevon Macdonald steps in to stop the fight. @ tap to RNC.
Middleweight 3 x 5
Regiment Training / Berkley, MA.
3-2, 2 KO
Team Link / Worcester, MA.
6-2, 3 KO, 1 Submission
Touch em up. Red is the aggressor. Hard jabs by red, kick by blue. Hard left to the mid by Red. Jabs by both at distance. Left kick to the solar plexus by Red. Blue kicks red, red catches it and takes him down. Lands in side control. They stand and red pushes on with jabs. Hard right by blue connects to the head. Blue sinks in the standing guillotine, red gets out after a struggle. round comes to an end.
Hard left kick by red to start the 3rd. Straight kick by blue. War to start the 3rd by both. Red shoots but blue gets out of the takedown. Legs kicks, and jabs seem to be the go to for both fighters. Red shoots and takes him down. Blue pulls him in from his back. Red tries to pass guard. Rib shots by Red on top. Elbows rain down from top by red, blue gets out and they stand up. Red ducks under a hard right by blue. Left and right connect by blue. Right shot knocks the mouth piece out of red, blue keeps throwing bombs and red takes one to the head and falls hard. Ref Bryan Minor steps in to stop the fight. @4:40 by TKO in round #2 for Felix.
Bantamweight 3 x 5
Tri-Force / Providence, RI.
3-1, 2 KO, 1 Submission
Syndicate MMA / Las Vegas, NV.
6-3, 1 KO, 2 Submissions
Starts with a touch of the gloves. Kicks by blue. Hard right by Douma connects. Trade jabs. Both are very quick in what choose to throw. Lots of jabs at distance by both, somewhat landing. Douma shoots but doesn’t take him down. Right lands for Douma. Douma kicks and gets takes him down. Blue is on top, trying to pass guard. Douma sinks in the guillotine but they get back up. Douma takes him down immediately. Lands on top, ground and pound. Hard hard shots on top by blue as they switch u. Blue has reds back on the mat. Red tries the RNC, but the round comes to an end.
They come to the center touch gloves. Hard jabs by blue landing to the head. Hard overhands are connecting for Blue. Jabs by Douma keeping him at distance. Hard leg kick to the mid of blue. Punches by both connect, jab to the chin of Douma. They clinch. Take down by blue, he’s on top. Still top control for red, he is not able to pass guard, Great game by Douma from his back, he switches and lands on top. Hard punches as blue tries to scramble out of it. Blue ties him up from his back. Elbow by Douma, blue takes top control, they scramble but blue still ends up on top as the round comes to an end.
Final round starts with some jabs by Douma, both miss. Douma takes blue down by guillotine. He sinks it in hard, blue works his way out. Douma is on top controlling blue, they wrestle around. As blue gets up, Douma takes him down again. Hard elbows on top by Blue, all landing on Douma. Hard elbows by blue from the top and ref Kevin Macdonald stops the fight @ 2:47 Round 2 by TKO for Adam.
Welterweight 3 x 5
Tri-Force / Milford, MA.
3-2, 1 KO, 1 Submission
Vamos BJJ / Long Island, NY
Fight starts as they touch gloves. They take the center. They clinch, and blue has control. Red has control in the clinch, both trying for to get the upper hand. Blue seems to be the stronger guy, as he is controlling Red. Elbow and mid shots by blue. They separate and heavy hands by blue, few connect but red throws his own. They clinch on the cage. They separate and take the center. Hard right kick is caught by Blue, they again clinch. Blue has control against the cage. Takedown by red, takes side control as the round comes to an end.
They tie up on the cage again, blue is the aggressor this time. They have been toed up and haven’t done much to start this 2nd round. Ref Kevin Macdonald stops the action, they resume in the center. Red takes control and knees him to the mid. Knee by blue to exit the clinch, they land but he they are still tied up. Blue trying for the single leg, they separate. As the round comes to an end they both toss heavy shots, fight ending shots that land but the bell rings.
Final round, they touch gloves. Hard right by red, side kick by red lands. They tie up on the cage, blue has red tied up. Knee by red on the clinch to the mid, lands. They separate and throw bombs. Right by Blue connects to the face. Red shoots in and takes Jeremy down. Ground and pound on the top against the cage. Reds neck is tied up in an odd spot. Red hits him with mid shots. Rob shots from the top. Heavy shots to the head of blue from the top. Hard shots to the ribs of blue as the fight comes to an end. Decision Two judges go 29-28, judge 3 30-27 for Oden.
Light Heavyweight 3 x 5
Juniko / Wrentham, MA.
2-0, 1 Submission
Wreck Room Athletics / Mansfield, OH.
1-1, 1 KO
They touch, fight on. They take the center, trying to feel each other out. Kicks by blue to the leg of Red. Left kick by Fabio, return kick by blue. Kicks by both to keep the other at distance. They clinch, now on the cage. Blue as him against the cage. Knee to the mid by Fabio. Takedown attempts by Red are not working. Knees to the leg of red, Fabio take blue down and immediately sinks in the guillotine and night night Irene. Ref Bryan Minor steps in @3:55 of the very first round by guillotine.
Featherweight 3 x 5
PMA / Hampstead, NH.
2-0, 1 KO
Renzo Gracie CT / West Haven, CT.
Touch gloves Red is the aggressor. Left kick by blue to the mid. Hard left and right punches by Red, all connect. Kicks to the legs by blue. High kick by red misses. Hard shots by blue land, they clinch. Blue has red against the cage. Clinch with knees by blue, they separate with shots just missing. Hard shots by Red all connect. He is unloading with punches and knees. Flying knee attempts by red. Clinch on the cage. Body shots by both fighters from the clinch, they have not separated yet. Switching who’s in control of the clinch. Hard shots by red to the body, knees and punches and that’s a rap. The body shot got to blue and he falls, and ref Bryan Minor stops the right @4:47 or Round 1 by TKO.
Bantamweight 3 x 5
BST / Milford, MA.
5-2, 1 KO
Long Island MMA / New York, NY.
3-4, 1 KO, 1 Submission
They touch, fight is on. Blue with a quick kick to the mid. Kicks by Kris land. Kris is the aggressor; hard shots and they tie up. Kris has him against the cage, they separate. Hard right by Blue. Dirty boxing by both in the clinch. Hard right by Kris lands and drops Blue. Kris pounces and that’s it. Ref Kevon Mac steps in to stop the fight. @1:58 of the very first round by KO.
Flyweight 3 x 5
USMMA / Norfolk, MA
American Top Team / Miami, FL.
Starts out Right kick by Rose, they clinch, and Blue has control. Knee by Rose. Sousa is controlling the clinch, they switch. Hard right by Sousa. They swap the clinch again. Knees to the mid by Rose, she takes her down. Rose in side mount. Rose sinks in the guillotine and that’s a rap. Ref Bryan Minor steps in to stop the fight @2:16 tap by guillotine.
Light Heavyweight 3 x 5
YORGAN DE CASTRO
Regiment Training Center / Fall River, MA.
2-0 1 Submission
Starts out with fists and kicks by both in the center. Red with a hard right. Right by red misses. Blue with some good D on the feet. Right kick by Red lands in the mid but blue take him down. Lands on top. Side guard, then mounts him. Back up with Blue taking his back, and they go down. Blue has control, sinks in his right, RNC try. Blue has the leg lock. Red turns around and ends up on top. He gets up and kicks blue while down, won’t let him up. Hard right kicks to the right leg of blue. Red pounces and lands some hard shots. Red still on top. Blue gets up but is immediate in a clinch. They stand up and trade in the middle. Blue with a single leg take down as the round comes to an end.
They touch gloves. Right kick to the mid, Red pounces and take him down. Hard rights. Yorgan has him tied up on the ground in a side mount. Hard rights connect to the head of blue. Blue has the leg tied up stopping from full mount by red. Red lands some more shots from top mount, hard rights. Blue is taking them, and they don’t seem to be making a difference. Red still on top, can’t pass fully. This is a ground game round for sure, both with some good defense and offence. DeCastro is still controlling the match from top. Round ends as the first did, red on top.
Quick action to start the round and Red takes blue down and the ref stops the fight. 2:20 TKO from the ground and pound