World Cagefighting Champions (WCC) X was held at the Econo Lodge Event Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Nov. 8.
In the main event dangerous striker Rex Harris defeated Tony Parker when the Ohio native tapped out due to strikes at 3:37 in the very first round.
WCC President Doug Yasinsky said it was extremely difficult finding Harris a suitable opponent after T-Rex literally stopped his previous opponent Lamont Lister in his tracks with a series of hammer fists at WCC IX earlier this year. Lister remained still on the canvas for several minutes before being carried out on a stretcher. Yasinsky said 11 opponents turned down a matchup with Harris before Parker stepped up.
In the co-main event Desmond ‘M-80’ Moore who trains out of American Top Team Hammer proved why he is the best 125-pounder in the Lehigh Valley after he stopped Mike Heffelfinger at 2:28 in the first round. Referee Bill Bookwalter called an end to the contest after Heffelfinger failed to defend himself from a series of explosive strikes delivered at the hands of M-80.
In the night’s first pro fight, Sharif ‘Bam Bam’ Jones submitted Dante Rivera BJJ student, Greg Quarantello of Freehold, N.J. at 4:31 of Round 1 via rear-naked choke.
In exciting amateur featherweight title fight, John Brennan would score a unanimous decision victory over a very tough, Wally Hess.
Brian Knarr earned the MyMMANews.com Submission of the Night with his technical submission win over Sean Behm. Referee Bill Bookwalter would call the fight after Knarr cranked in a very tight Kimura that would have eventually snapped Behm’s arm. Behm seemed displeased with the call and rightfully so being in the losing position, however, Bookwalter saved his arm and month’s of rehabilitation as there was no question the bone would have given out.
Full WCC X fight card results below:
Rex Harris defeated Tony Parker via Tapout due to Strikes at 3:37 in Round 1
Desmond Moore defeated Mike Heffelfinger via TKO at 2:38 in Round 1
Sharif Jones defeated Greg Quarantello via Rear-Naked-Choke Submission at 4:31 in Round 1
John Brennan defeated Wally Hess via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Brian Knarr defeated Sean Behm via Technical Submission (Kimura and referee stoppage) at 1:48 in Round 1
Devon Jacobus defeated Adrian Ramirez Ramos via TKO at 2:00 in Round 2 (Fighter received cut)
Richard Meriano defeated Josh Ortega via Rear-Naked-Choke Submission at 0:20 in Round 1
Keith Tharrington defeated Ricci Bass via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Kerry Harrison defeated Victor Ortega via Rear-Naked-Choke Submssion at 1:38 in Round 1
WCC XI will be held next Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
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