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TKO 42 Results: Laramie Defends Featherweight Gold, Gordon Submits Graham Early

On Friday, March 16, TKO Major League held its 42nd event from the Place Bell in Laval, Québec, Canada.

In the night’s main event, 20-year-old Canadian prospect T.J. Laramie defended his featherweight title against Absolute Championship Berkut veteran João Luis Nogueira. Laramie out-grappled fellow prospect Charles Jourdain to win the title at TKO 41: Champions. Nogueira made a successful promotional debut against Alex Morgan at TKO 40: Dénouement.

Also, WXC flyweight titleholder Malcolm “X” Gordon met previously unbeaten Canadian Jordan Graham for the vacant TKO flyweight title.


The event aired live at 6:00 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.

T.J. Laramie def. João Luis Nogueira by TKO (punches). Round 5, 2:16 – featherweight title
Charles Jourdain def. Matar Lo by knockout (punches). Round 1, 2:19
Malcolm Gordon def. Jordan Graham by submission (kimura). Round 1, 3:26 – flyweight title
Brendan Kornberger def. Francis Charbonneau by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 2, 1:30
Joseph Maness def. Caio Machado by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Jo Vallée def. Ali Mokdad by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Michael Dufort def. Collin Baikie by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:43
James Mancini def. Cleveland McLean by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Frédérik Dupras def. Deven Mcintyre by submission (arm-in guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:34
Bobby Sullivan def. Blake Nash by knockout (right uppercut). Round 1, 1:14
Tariq Ismail def. Johnny Baldridge by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Mateo Alejandro Vogel def. James Clarke by submission (armbar). Round 1, 4:48
Alex O’Neil def. Alex Paul by split decision (29-28, 30-27, 28-29)