Saturday, December 3, 2022

Luigi Fioravanti Back In The Win Column

By MATT MOLGAARD
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Luigi Fioravanti (18-8) entered the M-1 Selection 2010 ring on Saturday night in dire need of a victory. Luigi came into the bout just 2-3 in his previous five outings, and was currently employing the miseries of a two fight losing streak. All that changed however in less then three minutes. Fioravanti grounded his opponent and dealt a wealth of punishment to (8-4) Woody Weatherby, who succumbed to strikes at 2:51 of the very first frame.

Further results from M-1 Selection 2010 The American Finals:

Bristol Marunde defeated Shane Primm via unanimous decision. Byron Byrd stopped Daniel Vizcaya in the first round to win the light heavyweight tournament final. Tyson Jeffries submitted Mike Geurin to win the middleweight final, Kenny Garner took the heavyweight title stopping Patrick Bennett with strikes in the first round, Jose Figueroa captured the lightweight crown stopping George Sheppard in the second round and Tom Gallicchio took the welterweight title toppling Len Bentley in the first round.

Non tournament bouts saw Mike Winters defeat Jose Rodriguez by unanimous decision. Joshua Thorpe also earned the judges nod in his clash with Brendan Weafer.

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