Vinicius de Jesus (Bellator MMA)

CES MMA 55 Results: de Jesus Captures Welterweight Title, Bessette Makes Successful Return

On Friday, March 29, CES MMA hosted its 55th event from the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s welterweight champion Jeremiah Wells couldn’t retain his title against Bellator MMA veteran Vinicius de Jesus.

The night’s main card streamed live on UFC Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET. Check back following the event for the full results.


Vinicius de Jesus def. Jeremiah Wells by unanimous decision ((49-46, 48-47, 49-46) – for welterweight title
Matt Bessette def. Tim Dooling by unanimous decision
Eric Spicely def. Caio Magalhaes by knockout (right hook). Round 1, 4:00
Dan Dubuque def. Antonio Castillo Jr. by unanimous decision (29-28×3)
Hilarie Rose def. Rosa Acevedo by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Tony Gravely def. Darren Mima by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 4:54
Parker Porter vs. Rakim Cleveland
William Knight vs. Carlton Little
Marquis Allen vs. Fabio Cherant