URCC 26: Domination quick results

New flyweight and bantamweight champions were crowned while the featherweight title was successfully defended at URCC 26: Domination held at the Fontana Convention Center last July 25, 2015.

The first of three title fights on the card showed Zendokai Philippines fighter Hideo Morikawa claim the vacant flyweight title. A passing of the torch in the bantamweight division saw Jerson Estoro emerge victorious over Andrew Benibe. While in the main event, Red Romero successfully defended his belt against visiting contender Jian Kai Chee from Malaysia.

Red Romero throws vicious short elbows against his Malaysian foe.
Red Romero throws vicious short elbows against his Malaysian foe.

One of the most anticipated fights in the card was between CJ De Tomas and Carlo Laurel. The fight went three full rounds, with De Tomas winning via a unanimous decision. Here’s the rest of the results:

Bernard Soriano (Xtreme Gym) defeated Ruel Rio (Yaw-Yan Fervilleon Black Falcon) with a rear-naked choke in the first round.

Isiah Ordiz (Fight Works MMA) dominated Arvin Chan (Fight Factory) and won in the second round.

In the women’s flyweight division, Yang Xiao Nan from China showed a strong debut with a TKO victory over Dolores Meek (Catalan Fighting System).

Do Kyum Lee from South Korea got an upset victory over heavily favored fighter Drex Zamboanga (Tough Guys International).

The new flyweight champ, Hideo Morikawa, wears the strap for the first time.
The new flyweight champ, Hideo Morikawa, wears the strap for the first time.

Mark Palomar (Lomibao Hyper MMA) won via a devastating kick against his opponent Sam Mison (Xtreme Gym).

Jeremias Tan (Elorde Tandang Sora) fell short in his debut match against a dominant Chris Hoffman (Deftac) who won by knockout.

CJ de Tomas (De Tomas MMA) clashed with Carlo Laurel (Ronin BJJ) for three rounds and emerged victorious with a unanimous decision.

Hideo Morikawa (Zendokai Philippines) claimed the flyweight title over Alvin Ramirez (Yaw-Yan Buhawi).

Andrew Benibe (MAIC’s Gym/ Benibe MMA) lost his bantamweight title to Jerson Estoro (Prizefighter).

Jerson Estoro lands a kick to Andrew Benibe.
Jerson Estoro lands a kick to Andrew Benibe.

Red Romero (Deftac) successfully defended his featherweight strap against Malaysian Jian Kai Chee (Watcharachai).

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