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CES MMA 37 Results and Video Highlights: Soukhamthath, Bessette Reign Supreme

On Friday, Aug. 12, CES MMA held its 37th event from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. The night’s main card aired live on AXS TV.

The event featured a trio of title fights as Andre Soukhamthath rematched Kin Moy with the bantamweight belt on the line, Bellator MMA veteran Matt Bessette squared off with Joe Pingitore for featherweight gold, and heavyweights Ashley Gooch battled Greg Rebello for the vacant title.

Below are the full results of the event, while video highlights (courtesy of AXS TV Fights) can be viewed above.


Andre Soukhamthath def. Kin Moy by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 2:32 – for bantamweight title
Matt Bessette def. Joe Pingitore by submission (heel hook). Round 2, 4:38 – for vacant featherweight title
Chuck O’Neil def. Roy Jones by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:24
Ruslan Melikov def. Pat McCrohan by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 4:44
Ashley Gooch def. Greg Rebello by knockout (punches). Round 3, 1:10 – for vacant heavyweight title
Marquis Brewster def. Roosevelt Archie by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 2, 2:17
Dylan Lockard def. Mak Kelleher by unanimous decision
Mike Rodriguez def. Stepford Ewings by knockout (flying knee). Round 1, 3:38