PROVIDENCE, R.I.– CES MMA 51 took place on Friday, Aug. 3rd, 2018 at Twin River Casino. The main card aired live on AXS TV FIGHTS.
CES MMA Welterweight Champion Nate Andrews (14-1) won his first career title defense, catching challenger D’Juan Ownes (16-13-1) in a triangle choke to win by technical submission when the referee stopped the match in the first round of the main event on AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 51.
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In a battle for the vacant CES MMA featherweight title, Bruce Boyington (16-11) submitted UFC veteran Sean Soriano (11-6) in the second round.
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Full highlights from CES MMA 51 are available below with expert analysis by UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck.
CES MMA 51 Official Results:
Main Event – Welterweight Title Fight – Nate Andrews (14-1) caught D’Juan Owens (16-13-1) in a triangle choke to win by technical submission at 1:34 in round one.
Co-Main Event – Featherweight Title Fight – Bruce Boyington (16-11) submitted Sean Soriano (11-6) with a rear-naked choke at 1:15 in round two.
Bantamweight Fight – Kris Moutinho (6-2) defeated Da’Mon Blackshear (5-2) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Featherweight Fight – Dylan Lockard (4-1) defeated Branden Seyler Sr. (8-7-1) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Lightweight Fight – Jacob Bohn (7-5) submitted Lewis Corapi (8-4) with a triangle choke at 3:14 in round one.
150-Pound Catchweight Fight – Blair Tugman (11-7) defeated Shane Manley (4-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).