Cedenblad, a Stockholm fighter, also enjoys a hero’s welcome.
Round 1: Both men gauging their range standing. Carmont lands a solid switch kick to the body before hitting a power double and planting Cedenblad on the mat. Carmont in half guard. Cedenblad doing well to keep Carmont from doing much in the position. Carmont lazily backs out of guard and Cedenblad uses the opportunity to chase for the takedown and end up on top. Carmont tries to sweep, but leaves himself open for the mount. Carmont gives up his back. Cedenblad riding him, landing some hard left hands as he works for the choke. Carmont doing his best to fight out, but Cedenblad is showing solid technique in constantly staying on him and in dominant position. Cedenblad working for the rear naked choke, but Carmont survives and turns into Cedenblad’s guard with a minute to go. Carmont trying to establish ground and pound, working in a few hard shots before passing to half guard. Carmont takes mount, but Cedenblad dumps Carmont off of him and ends the round on top.
FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Cedenblad
Round 2: Carmont goes for the takedown early, depositing Cedenblad on the canvas. Carmont with heavy ground and pound. Carmont moves to mount and continues his assault. Cedenblad is wilting. Carmont laying a beating on the Swede, occasionally looking for the choke. After a torrent of hard punches, Carmont flattens him out and sinks the rear naked choke. Cedenblad taps immediately.
Francis Carmont defeated Magnus Cedenblad via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:42 of round 2