Gil de Freitas scored a first round submission victory over Chip Moraza-Pollard in the main event of CES MMA XXXI Friday night to become the new welterweight champion.
De Freitas earned the title with a knee-bar victory in 4:37 on AXS TV. The fight served as the main event.
In other action, Daniel Vizcaya submitted Chuck O’Neil and Kody Nordby did the same vs. Dinis Paiva.
Complete results, along with video highlights, can be found below:
Gil de Freitas (18-5) defeated Chip Moraza-Pollard (10-9) via submission (kneebar) at 4:37 in round one to become CES welterweight champion
Daniel Vizcaya (9-3) defeated Chuck O’Neil (15-8) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:19 in round one.
Kody Nordby (5-3) defeated Dinis Paiva (7-6) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:24 in round one.
Eric Spicely (8-0) defeated Aaron Johnson (13-10) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26).
Andre Soukhamthath (9-3) defeated Carlos Galindo (10-4-2) via TKO (elbows) at 3:46 in round two.
Greg Rebello (19-6) defeated Mike Mucitelli (7-3) via KO (punch) at 3:24 in round one.