Lion Fight 65 goes down tonight (Friday, April 9) airing exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. The five-bout Lion Fight on UFC Fight Pass event will stream live beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT from Topeka, Kansas, USA.
The main event will crown the inaugural Lion Fight Women’s North American Lightweight champion in a battle between Puerto Rico’s Angela “Riptide” Whitley and Canada’s Taylor “Tay-Tay” McClatchie. Whitley and McClatchie both weighed in at 131.6 lbs. / 59.7 kg.
In the co-main event, Lion Fight will see its first-ever North American Super Welterweight champion as fan favorite Jake “Lee” Peacock meets Kaleb Hunter. Peacock, who competes with only one fully developed arm, weighed in at 149.8 lbs. / 67.9 kg, and Hunter made the limit at 150.0 lbs. / 68.0 kg on his second attempt. Hunter was 152.2 lbs. / 69.0 kg on his first attempt and forfeited 10% of his purse.
Lion Fight 65 Main Card Results
Main Event – Women’s North American Lightweight Title (132 lbs. / 59.9 kg)
Taylor McClatchie defeated Angela Whitley via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
Co-Main Event – North American Super Welterweight Title (150 lbs. / 68.0 kg)
Jake Peacock defeated Kaleb Hunter via KO – Round 5
Heavyweight (235 + 1 lbs. / 107.1 kg)
Daniel Gallemore defeated Doug Holland via TKO – Round 4, 2:00
Middleweight (154 + 1 lbs. / 70.3 kg)
Jefferson Silva vs. Ian Greer ruled a no-contest (Greer sustained elbow injury)
Cruiserweight (180 + 1 lbs. / 82.1 kg)
Adrian Weathersby defeated Shahriar Zolfaghari via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)