Juliano Coutinho TKO's Ashley Gooch to Win CES MMA Heavyweight Title on AXS TV FIGHTS Tonight
JULIANO COUTINHO TKO'S ASHLEY GOOCH TO WIN CES MMA HEAYWEIGHT TITLE ON 'AXS TV FIGHTS' TONIGHT
In the main event battle for the CES MMA heavyweight title on AXS TV FIGHTS tonight, top contender Juliano Coutinho (8-3) took down Ashley Gooch (10-6) in the second round and used his ground and pound to win by TKO. Earlier in the night, Pedro Gonzelez (14-5) won the interim featherweight belt by unanimous decision over Saul Almeida (19-9).
Highlights from tonight's action are available here, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck.
Photos for media use are available to via dropbox here, credit Will Paul/CES MMA.
Official results for CES MMA 45 are as follows:
- Main Event - Heavyweight Title Fight - Juliano Coutinho (8-3) defeated Ashley Gooch (10-6) by TKO (punches) at 4:18 in round two.
- Co-Main Event - Interim Featherweight Title Fight - Pedro Gonzalez (14-5) defeated Saul Almeida (19-9) by unanimous decision (48-47, 50-45, 49-46).
- Lightweight Fight - Nate Andrews (11-1) submitted Bruce Boyington (14-11) with a triangle choke a 2:14 in round two.
- Bantamweight Fight - Branden Seyler (7-5-1) caught Kris Moutinho (4-1) in a guillotine choke at 3:08 in round one.
- Welterweight Fight - Gary Balletto Jr. (4-1) scored a TKO victory over Nick Alley (3-2) at 0:58 in round two.
- Bantamweight Fight - Richie Santiago (5-0) sunk a rear naked choke to submit Miguel Restrepo (4-4) at 3:42 in round two.