Ron Stallings (Keith Mills/Sherdog)

CES MMA 52 Results: Wells Bests Norwood, Claims Vacant Title

On Friday, Aug. 17, CES MMA held its 52nd event from the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.

In the night’s main event, former Bellator fighter Jason Norwood fought for the vacant CES welterweight title against Jeremiah Wells, who had won back-to-back fights in the CES cage against Jon Manley and Gary Balletto Jr. Norwood, 34, had won six of his past eight fights.

In the co-main event, UFC veterans Nah-shon Burrell and Ronald Stallings threw down in the center of the cage.


The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on AXS TV.

Jeremiah Wells def. Jason Norwood by unanimous decision (49-45, 49-45, 49-46) – for vacant welterweight title
Ron Stallings def. Nah-Shon Burrell by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Pat Sabatini def. Boimah Karmo by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:19
Christopher Daukaus def. Jahsua Marsh by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 2:16
Eugene Aubry def. Edward Shupe by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 2:30
Joseph Pyfer def. DJ Wilson by unanimous decision
Trent Stump def. Lirim Rufati by unanimous decision
Jace Kendle def. Shawn Stefanelli by unanimous decision
Derrick Bradley def. Gavin Nickel by split decision
Thomas Majeski def. Danny Odom by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 1:07
John Garbarino def. Nick Bord by split decision
Eddie Torres def. Damir Bradley by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 0:33
Mark Khavinson def. Jon Naji by split decision