On Friday, Feb. 22, Ring of Combat held its 67th event from the Tropicana in Atlantic City, N.J.

In the night’s main event, Bill Algeo defended his featherweight belt against John de Jesus. Algeo had won three straight, including two title defenses against James Gonzalez and Scott Heckman. De Jesus had won six of his past seven fights.

Also, undefeated prospect Phil Caracappa met John Sweeney for the bantamweight title.

The event aired live at 8:30 p.m. ET on FITE TV via Combat Press.

Bill Algeo def. John de Jesus by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 3:07 – featherweight title
Phil Caracappa def. John Sweeney by knockout. Round 3, 0:32 – bantamweight title
Andrew Salas vs. Giorgi Kudukhashvili by unanimous decision (29-28×3)
Thomas Powell def. Jeremy Puglia by TKO (strikes). Round 3, 1:08
Dennis Buzukia def. Shaquan Moore by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Paul Grant def. Mike Gonzalez by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Gabriella Gulfin def. Whittany Pyles by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Lirim Rufati def. Travis Foster by unanimous decision (29-28×3)
Mario Hernandez def. Dominick Biondo by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 1:06
Chris Disonell def. Matt Turnbull by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Troy Green def. David Meshkhoradze by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

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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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