BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA — January 10th,2016 — World Fighting Championships and the Belle of Baton Rouge started the year with yet another sold out crowd. The night was full of finishes and energetic bouts.
The highlights of the night were, TJ Landry proving once again why he is the WFC’s 170lbs Champion by completely shutting down any hope Cavazos had of getting the belt with a 1st Round KO. Carlton Lofton was crowned as the new 135lbs WFC Champion after three entertaining rounds against Jonathan Eiland. JC Pennington submitted his opponent (after a heated face-off at weigh-ins) with a TRIANGLE CHOKE and gave him a taste of “El Diablo Rojo”. Brendan Allen dominated the cage, and improved to 2-0 with a first round TKO win over his opponent, Kory Moegenburg.
PRO MAIN EVENT: Kyle Bradley Vs Nolan Norwood 170lbs: NOLAN NORWOOD WINS! (2nd Round REAR NAKED CHOKE at 4:32).
PRO: Thomas Webb Vs Scott O’Shaughnessy 180lbs: THOMAS WEBB WINS! (Unanimous Decision) .
PRO: Kory Moegenburg Vs Brendan Allen 185lbs: BRENDAN ALLEN WINS! ( Referee stops the contest on the 1st Round due to strikes at 4:03).
PRO: JC Pennington Vs Andy Brossett 145lbs: JC PENNINGTON WINS! ( Referee stops the contest on the 2nd Round due to TRIANGLE CHOKE at :46).
PRO:Michel Batista Vs Russell Johnson HVY: MICHAEL BATISTA WINS! (1st Round KO at 1:40).
TITLE FIGHT: TJ Landry Vs Frankie Cavazos 170lbs: TJ LANDRY WINS! (1st Round KO at 0:36 secs) .
TITLE FIGHT: Jonathan Eiland Vs Carlton Lofton 135lbs: CARLTON LOFTON WINS! (Unanimous Decision).
AMMY:Jimmy Young Vs Lindsey Joyce 170lbs: JIMMY YOUNG WINS! (1st Round GUILLOTINE CHOKE at 1:10).
AMMY:Dakota Sanders Vs Tony Jenkins 185lbs: TONY JENKINS WINS! (Unanimous decision).
AMMY:Terrence Freeman Vs Eric Duhon 170lbs: ERIC DUHON WINS! (Referee stops contest on the 1st Round due to STRIKES at 1:07).
2016 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for World Fighting Championships, who returns to The Belle of Baton Rouge on Saturday, February 20th.Tickets for WFC 47 may be purchased at www.wfcfights.com