Matt Bessette retained his featherweight title Friday night in the main event of CES MMA 44, finishing Rey Trujillo.
The card aired live on AXS TV.
In the co-main event, Sean Soriano earned a second round TKO victory over Jacob Bohn.
Complete results are below:
Main Event – Featherweight Title Fight – Matt Bessette (22-7) defeated Rey Trujillo (20-19) via TKO due to doctor’s stoppage at 5:00 in round two.
Co-Main Event – Heavyweight Fight – Greg Rebello (22-7) submitted Kevin Ray Sears Jr. (6-4) at 4:47 in round three.
Featherweight Fight – Sean Soriano (10-5) stopped Jacob Bohn (5-4) via TKO due to leg kicks at 3:21 in round two.
Welterweight Fight – Manny Walo (12-2-1) outlasted Jon Manley (9-4) to win by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Light Heavyweight Fight – Mike Rodriguez (8-2) out-struck Alec Hooben (5-3) tow in by TKO at 4:46 in round one.
Flyweight Fight – Carlos Candelario (6-0) scored a first round TKO over Timothy Wheeler (2-2) 1:12 into the fight.
Middleweight Fight – Justin Sumter (4-1) defeated Brian Sparrow (2-1) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).