On Friday, Feb. 2, Classic Entertainment and Sports hosted its 48th event from Lincoln, R.I..

In the main event of the evening, long-time CES hometown mainstay Greg Rebello took on UFC and Bellator veteran Travis “Diesel” Wiuff for the vacant heavyweight belt. Rebello returned to the win column with a first-round knockout against Derrick Brown at CES MMA 47 following a come-from-behind loss against Azunna Anyanwu on the first episode of the Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. Wiuff, 39, has fought all over the world and had produced 75 wins and 49 stoppages in his 17-year MMA career.

The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on AXS TV.

Greg Rebello def. Travis Wiuff by TKO. Round 1, 0:23 – heavyweight title
Dinis Paiva def. Kevin Barberena by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Tim Caron def. Timothy Woods by TKO. Round 1, 1:23
Brian Marino def. Jerome Mickle by unanimous decision
Shane Manely def. Dylan Lockard by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Rico DiSciullo def. Jamie Hernandez by TKO. Round 1, 3:21
Linsey Williams def. Hilarie Rose by TKO. Round 3, 4:01
Brandon Marotte def. Jhon Costa by TKO. Round 2, 1:26
Armus Guyton def. Tommy Davis by knockout. Round 1, 0:39
Fabio Cherant def. James Dysard by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:13

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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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