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CES MMA 62 Results: Smith Chokes Paiva, Claims Bantamweight Belt

Rob Tatum Assistant Editor

On Friday, April 30, CES MMA returned from a six-month break to host CES MMA 62: Paiva vs. Smith from the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Fla.

In the night’s main event, bantamweights Dinis Paiva and Josh Smith battled for the bantamweight title.

The event aired live on UFC Fight Pass at 8 p.m. ET.


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FULL RESULTS
Josh Smith def. Dinis Paiva by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 4:01 – for bantamweight title
Gary Balletto Jr. def. Dahlen Wilson by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:26
Adriano Capitulino def. Hugh McKenna by submission (triangle choke). Round 3, 2:56
Da’Mon Blackshear def. Joe Penafiel by submission (guillotine choke). Round 3, 3:27
Carlos Espinosa def. Leonardo Carvalho by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Yuri Panferov def. Gregory Smith by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:24