World number one on the various MMA rankings Jussier Formiga made his US debut on the right foot. The Shooto champion did battle against Danny Martinez at Tachi Palace Fights 7 was declared the victor by unanimous decision after three lively rounds. With the win Formiga brings his record to ten fights and remains unbeaten.
In the evening’s main event Jorge Oliveira needed just over a minute to submit James Irvin with a triangle lock and snatch the under 77kg belt, reports our collaborator Junior Samurai.
Check out the results:
Tachi Palaces 7
Tachi Hotel, Lemoore, California
December 2, 2010
Jorge Oliveira submitted James Irvin via triangle in R1
Jussier Formiga defeated Danny Martinez via unanimous decision
Micah Miller submitted Isaac DeJesus via rear-naked choke in R1
John Alessio defeated Phil Collins via TKO in R3
Seth Baczynski knocked out Tim McKenzie in R1
Jay Silva knocked out Jamie Jara in R1
Tommy Vargas defeated Martin Sandoval via unanimous decision
Tony Llamas submitted Sergio Quinones via armbar in R2
Jimmy Ambriz defeated Mike Guidry via TKO in R2
Nik Fekete defeated Chris Bostick via TKO in R2