Tonight’s event took place from Las Vegas, Nevada and aired live on NBC Sports.
Two champions were crowned this evening. Palhares was able to take the belt from his opponent, Steve Carl, with a first round submission via heel hook to steal the welterweight strap. In bantamweight action, Marlon Moraes, earned a unanimous decision victory over Josh Rettinghouse to win the inaugural bantamweight title.
The full results are as follows:
Rousimar Palhares def. Steve Carl via submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 1:09 *won WSOF welterweight title
Marlon Moraes def. Josh Rettinghouse via unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-44) to claim inaugural WSOF bantamweight title.
Yushin Okami def. Svetlozar Savov via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 4:46
Josh Burkman def. Tyler Stinson via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 2:15
Johnny Nunez def. Ozzy Dugulubgov via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Mike Corey def. Shane Kruchten via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:59
Bryson Hansen def. Sean Cantor via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:46
Chris Gruetzemacher def. John Gunderson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Brenson Hansen def. Boostayre Nefarios via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Danny Davis def. Phil Dace via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jimmy Spicuzza def. Gil Guardado via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:14