On Saturday, Dec. 17, Final Fight Championship headed to Zagreb, Croatia FFC 27: Night of Champions. The mixed combat sports card featured five kickboxing and six MMA bouts.

All six MMA bouts and four of the five kickboxing bouts featured titles on the line. The card was stacked with veteran fighters including Strikeforce alum Dion Staring, who rematched Darko Stošić for the heavyweight belt, Bellator veteran Jeremy Kimball, and former UFC fighter David Mitchell.

In the kickboxing portion of the card, top-10 heavyweight Mladen Brestovac put his belt on the line against Daniel Lentie, and top-10 light heavyweight Pavel Zhuravlev took on Clyde Brunswijk.

The event aired live at 2 p.m. ET on Fight Channel TV.

MMA: Darko Stošić def. Dion Staring by unanimous decision – for heavyweight title
MMA: Jeremy Kimball def. Maro Perak by TKO. Round 3, 4:44 – for light heavyweight title
MMA: David Mitchell def. Pavel Doroftei by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 1:30 – for middleweight title
MMA: Roberto Soldić def. Ivica Trušček by knockout. Round 1, 1:47 – for welterweight title
MMA: Luka Jelčić def. Danilo Belluardo by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 1;25 – for lightweight title
MMA: Filip Pejić def. James Brum by unanimous decision – for featherweight title
Mladen Brestovac def. Daniel Lentie by unanimous decision – for heavyweight title
Andy Vrtačić def. Clyde Brunswijk by unanimous decision – for light heavyweight title
Denis Marjanović def. Rene Wimmer by unanimous decision – for middleweight title
Ivan Bilić def. Giorgi Bazanov by unanimous decision
Samo Petje vs. Tigran Movsisyan by majority decision (30-27, 29-29, 29-28)- for lightweight title

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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