On Friday, April 6, Classic Entertainment and Sports held its 49th event from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.

In the night’s main event, welterweight champion Chris Curtis will defend his title against Bellator veteran Jason Norwood. Curtis has won four straight since losing to UFC veteran Nah-shon Burrell in a five-round, non-title bout.

Also, Nate Andrews puts his six-fight winning streak on the line against Chris Padilla for the vacant lightweight title.

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

Chris Curtis def. Jason Norwood by unanimous decision (50-44, 49-45, 48-46) – for welterweight title
Nate Andrews def. Chris Padilla by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:04 – for lightweight title
Jeremiah Wells def. Gary Balletto Jr. by knockout (strikes). Round 1, 0:57
Matt Almy def. Richie Santiago by submission (d’arce choke). Round 1, 0:55
Kaline Medeiros def. Jenna Serio by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Marquis Brewster def. Shawn Mack by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-28)
Sean Soriano def. Jonathan Gary by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 1:21
John Douma def. Zachary Burhans by TKO (punches). Round 2, 2:51
Jose Lugo def. Carlos Rodriguez by TKO (injury). Round 2, 2:07
Pat Casey def. Ryan Castro by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

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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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