On Friday, Jan. 29, Lion Fight hosted its 27th event from the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif. The night’s main card aired live on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET.

In the main event of the evening, welterweight champion Fabio Pinca looked to defend his title against challenger Charlie Peters. The Frenchman Pinca held a significant experience advantage over the Brit Peters.

The co-main event also featured gold on the line as the promotion’s featherweight queen, Tiffany Van Soest, looked to add the super bantamweight title to her collection as she collided with Ashley Nichols.

Above are video highlights of the event (courtesy of AXS TV).

Fabio Pinca def. Charlie Peters by unanimous decision (49-44 x3) – for welterweight title
Tiffany Van Soest def. Ashley Nichols by unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46) – for women’s super bantamweight title
Kronphet Phetrachapet def. Gaston Bolanos by split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)
Brian Del Rosario def. Chris Culley by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)
Anvar Boynazarov def. Coke Chunhawat by unanimous decision (49-46 x3)
Travis Clay def. Jared Papazian by unanimous decision (48-46 x3)
Spenser Mix def. James Gregory by unanimous decision (a)
Bee Nguyen def. Gabi Maxwell by unanimous decision(a)
Carlos Dagieu def. J.J. Madrid by unanimous decision (a)
Susan Wallace def. Monica Teran by unanimous decision (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest

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