Former UFC welterweight Anthony Johnson made a successful debut at light heavyweight, scoring a first round TKO victory in the main event of Titan Fighting Championship: 24 Friday night over Esteves Jones. The card aired lived on AXS TV.
Johnson was released by the UFC after missing weight and falling to Vitor Belfort. He has won both his fights with Titan FC since signing with the promotion.
Also, Brazilian jiu-jitsu standout Braulio Estima earned a win in his MMA debut, topping Chris Holland. Estima made news earlier this year when Nick Diaz failed to show up for a jiu-jitsu match with him in California.
TITAN FC: 24 RESULTS
Anthony Johnson def. Esteves Jones via TKO (strikes) at :53 of Round 1
Braulio Estima def. Chris Holland via submission (arm triangle) at 3:23 of Round 1
Brian Davidson def. John Devall via TKO (strikes) at 3:32 of Round 1
Cody Gibson def. Andrew Whitney via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27)
Matthew Foster def. Matt Uhde via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Adam Stickley def. Jose Vega via submission (triangle choke) at 3:23 of Round 1