Dominique Steele (Keith Mills/Sherdog)

CES MMA XXIX Results and Video Highlights: Steele Outlasts O’Neil, Bessette Stops Worthy

On Friday, June 12, CES MMA held its 29th event from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.

In the night’s main event, Bellator MMA and Strikeforce veteran Dominique Steele battled TUF alum Chuck O’Neil for the promotion’s welterweight title.

Also on the card, featherweight Matt Bessette took on Khama Worthy.


The main card aired live on AXS TV.

Dominique Steele def. Chuck O’Neil by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46) – for welterweight title
Matt Bessette def. Khama Worthy by knockout (punches). Round 2, 2:42
Eric Spicely def. Harley Beekman by submission (armbar). Round 1, 4:30
Dinis Paiva def. Bruno Marques by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:07
Greg Rebello def. Tyler King by TKO (punches). Round 3, 3:10
Nate Andrews def. Jay Bakanowski by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 2:50
Joe Pingitore def. James Murrin by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Evan Parker def. Pete Rogers Jr. by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 1, 1:55
Toby Oden def. Wayne Ahlquist by knockout (punches). Round 1, 2:35
Kody Nordby def. Jesse Gutierrez by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:03
Ricardo Scalissi def. Devin Pilkington by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 2, 2:43