KTFO 15 Live Results – First Fully Sanctioned MMA event in NY since Ban
Tonight at The Space at Westbury, KTFO presents their 15th installment of Long Island MMA. Twelve fights are scheduled for this historic evening.
KTFO 15 will be the first fully-sanctioned mixed martial arts card since the ban in New York State has been lifted. The U.S.M.T.A, a third-party sanctioning body, has been granted permission by the New York State Athletic Commission to oversee this event.
Doors open at 6 PM EST. and fights begin at 8 PM. Three title fights are set for tonight’s event.
KTFO 15 Fight Card:
155 lbs.- Paul Thimote def. Ryan Castro via KO (head-kick), In Round 1, at 0:09.
170 lbs.- Matt Roman def. Clubber Creed via Unanimous Decision, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27.
135 lbs.- Mike Martinez def. Irvin Averbukh via Split Decision, 29-28, 29-28, 28-29.
185 lbs.- John Gotti def. Ruslan Volinchii via TKO in Round 1, at 2:38.
170 lbs.- Austin Wolfson def. Devin Dickens via Unanimous Decision, 30-26, 30-27, 30-27.
155 lbs.- Christian Acerbo def. Tyler Portelli via Unanimous Decision via 20-18, 20-18, 20-19. Due to blood and doctors stoppage, after two rounds they went to the judges score cards.
170- Johnny Pierro def. James Moore via referee stoppage, due to a submission (arm triangle), in Round 1 at 1:07.
HWT- Brandon Piscak def. Chris Zito via Unanimous Decision, 30-27, 30-27, 29-28.
135 lbs.- Mike Fitzroy def. Juan Peneloza via Submission (Arm bar), in Round 1 at 1:33.
CW-190- Darren Jehle def. Steve Taylor via Unanimous Decision – 30-26, 30-27, 30-27.
Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father coached high school wrestling over 35 years, passing on his strong knowledge. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage includes the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, 2013 & 2016 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (Bellator MMA, King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).