Nate Andrews successfully defended his welterweight title in the main event of CES MMA 51 recently on AXS TV.
Andrews locked up a triangle choke, forcing the referee to call the bout when D’Juan Owens went out. The win moved the champion to 14-1 overall, with Owens falling to 16-13-1.
In the co-main event, Bryce Boyington upset UFC veteran Sean Soriano via submission to become the new featherweight champion.
Complete results are below:
Welterweight Title Fight – Nate Andrews (14-1) caught D’Juan Owens (16-13-1) in a triangle choke to win by technical submission at 1:34 in round one.
Featherweight Title Fight – Bruce Boyington (16-11) submitted Sean Soriano (11-6) with a rear-naked choke at 1:15 in round two.
Bantamweight Fight – Kris Moutinho (6-2) defeated Da’Mon Blackshear (5-2) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Featherweight Fight – Dylan Lockard (4-1) defeated Branden Seyler Sr. (8-7-1) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Lightweight Fight – Jacob Bohn (7-5) submitted Lewis Corapi (8-4) with a triangle choke at 3:14 in round one.
150-Pound Catchweight Fight – Blair Tugman (11-7) defeated Shane Manley (4-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).