Chris Curtis (Will Paul/CES MMA)

CES MMA 42 Results: Curtis Stops Santiago to Retain Welterweight Belt

On Friday, March 31, CES MMA held its 42nd event from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.

In the night’s main event, CES welterweight champion Chris Curtis defended his title against Wilfredo Santiago

The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on AXS TV. Video highlights of the event appear above (courtesy of AXS TV).


Chris Curtis def. Wilfredo Santiago, Jr. by TKO (elbow). Round 2, 1:08 – for welterweight title
Luis Felix def. Dawond Pickney by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:31
Saul Almeida def. Josh LaBerge by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 4:50
Kody Nordby def. David Baxter by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:24
Kenny Foster def. Joe Pingitore by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Dirlei Broenstrup def. Patrick Walsh by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Kris Moutinho def. Lloyd Reyes by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Marquis Brewster def. Cody Hier by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Gary Balletto Jr. def. Chris Torres by submission (knee bar). Round 1, 1:42
Richard Santiago def. Chad Kelly by submission. Round 2, 1:34
Maria Rivera def. Jessica Sotack by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)