Premier FC 26 Results
Premier FC 26 took place from the Sheraton in Springfield, Massachusetts. The card displayed a stacked lineup throughout the night. It began with a preliminary card which featured four amateur championship fights. Overall, the prelims held five fights, all amateur competition. The main card had six fights which were all held under the professional rule-set. While the main card held no championship bouts, it did host some of the east coasts best-emerging professional talent.
Hannah Goldy impressively dominated Lisa Blaine in a three-round contest which largely saw Goldy control range and pacing. Goldy left technical striking and fight IQ inside the cage as she won each of the three five minute rounds. She improved her record to 3-0, which includes a victory over current UFC flyweight, Gillian Robertson (the bout was the professional debut for both fighters).
Among those who impressed at last nights Premier FC 26, was Yi Ju. Ju earned a 0:27 second TKO victory over his opponent Holland Ahern in order to capture the promotions amateur light heavyweight strap. The win also elevated Ju to 3-0. The appearance was his third for promotion, it also marked his third consecutive Premier FC event the fighter appeared on.
Although 0:27 seconds is quite a quick finish, it was not the quickest of the night. Massachusetts fighter, Pat Casey defeated Jesus Cintron by submission in only 0:22 seconds. Coming in a close third was Alex Ortiz who defeated his opponent within 0:40 seconds of the opening round.
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Main Card (Fite TV, 9 pm est):
William Knight def. Terrance Jean Jacques via TKO (Strikes) at 2:35 of round 2
- Professional light heavyweight bout
Marisa Belenchia def. Grace Nowak via Submission (Kimura) at 4:58 of round 1
- Professional catchweight (108 lbs.) bout
Pat Casey def. Jesus Cintron via Submission (RNC) at 0:22 of round 1
- Professional middleweight bout
Alex Ortiz def. Mike Taylor via TKO at 0:32 of round 1
- Professional lightweight bout
Hannah Goldy def. Lisa Blaine via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25)
- Professional women’s flyweight bout
Jason Rine def. Jeremy Reipold via Submission (RNC) at 2:01 of round 1
- Professional featherweight bout
Preliminary Card (Fite TV, 7 pm est):
Billy Goff def. Chris Almestica via TKO at 1:48 of round 3
- Amateur lightweight championship bout
Yi Ju def. Holland Ahern via TKO (Punches) at 0:27 of round 1
- Amateur light heavyweight championship bout
Demetrios Plaza def. Angelo Richardson via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
- Amateur catchweight (175 lbs.) championship bout
Randy Francis (c) def. Omaree Alamo via TKO (Punches) at 2:05 of round 2
- Amateur featherweight championship bout
Harrison Adamo def. Jason Showers via Submission (RNC) at 2:41 of round 1
- Amateur lightweight bout