M-1 Global: Americas Champions Crowned

Sunday, September 19, 2010

 By FCF Staff   The Selection 2010 Americas champions were crowned last night at Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City, as M-1 Global held the final round of the tourney. The winners from each weight division will move on to compete in the M-1 Challenge tourney later this year, which will also feature champions from the Western and Eastern Europe competitions.

Winners of the Americas tournament included heavyweight Kenny Garner, light-heavyweight Byron Byrd, middleweight Tyson Jeffries, welterweight Tom Gallichio and lightweight Jose Figuerora.

Here are the complete results from last night’s card:

Josh Thorpe def. Brendan Weafer via unanimous decision

Bristol Marunde def. Shane Primm via unanimous decision

Byron Byrd def. Daniel Vizcaya via triangle – 2:43 of R1 (Selections LHW Final)

Luigi Fioravanti def. Woody Weatherby via TKO – 2:51 of R1

Mike Winters def. Jose Rodriguez via unanimous decision

Tyson Jeffries def. Mike Geurin via triangle – 3:43 of R3 (Selections MW Final)

Kenny Garner def. Pat Bennett via TKO – 2:31 of R1 (Selections HW Final)

Jose Figueroa def. George Sheppard via verbal submission - :34 of R2 (Selections LW Final)

Tom Gallicchio def. Len Bentley via rear-naked-choke – 4:38 of R1 (Selections WW Final)