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Santiago Impresses in Post UFC Debut For FFC 37

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Final Fight Championships 37 Under Card Quick Results:

155 lb MMA Bout: Jake Albinio (4-4) def. Kris Berberich (2-5) via TKO of Rd. 1

205 lb MMA Bout: Ivan Erslan (7-1) def. Roger Carroll (18-18) via KO of Rd. 1

185 lb MMA Co-Main Event:
Anderson Gonvalves (11-3) vs Steve Montgomery (10-5)

Rd. 1: Anderson with a nice body kick and another then a right straight but eats two left hooks from steve. Anderson then lands a right cross followed by a left that wobbled Steve. Anderson followed up with another right to drop Montgomery and hammerfisted to get the knockout finish.

Anderson Goncalves (12-3) def. Steve Montgomery (10-6) via KO of Rd 1 

160 lb MMA Main Event:
Mike Santiago (21-12) v Alonzo Martinez (47-22-1)

Rd. 1 Alonzo eats a right hook but circles  out. Santiago lands 2 more hard right hooks then a left body kick. Mike lands a leg kick but eats a left hook. Another right hook lands for mike but he eats another left from Alonzo. Mike lands a right uppercut now that wobbles Alonzo then another right hook wobbles him again. Mike bullies Alonzo in the corner and the round ends but Martinez is visibly hurt. 

Rd. 2 Mike lands two right hooks early and a body kick then a leg kick. Santiago lands a right and left cross and takes Alonzo down and starts pounding on him from side control. Red threatens to stop it, Alonzo gets up but Mike immediately goes for a front Choke, secures it and gets the tap.

Mike Santiago (22-12) def. Alonzo Martinez (47-23-1) via Sub Rd. 2 (Front Choke)

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