Elite 1: Bitter Rivals Quick Results: Savoie gets 2nd Belt with promotion


Its been almost a year since Elite 1 as held an event at Casino New Brunswick but that all changes tonight. The Moncton promotion will hold their 35th event tonight which is titled Bitter Rivals. The title actually has meaning as two of the promotions biggest draws, Alderic Keith and Middleweight champion Christen Savoie square off for the vacant Welterweight championship. For anyone who has followed either on social media, the two fighters have verbally sparing for the last couple of months so fireworks can be expected in the cage.

Also on the card feature two more pro fights and six on the amateur the side. All fighters were able to come with no issues at the weigh in yesterday but the fight with Ryan Atkens and Craig Kennedy has been taken off the card after a medical issue with Kennedy. While Top MMA News is not in the building tonight we will be able to keep you updated with results. Here is how tonight’s action has gone down

Pro Fights:

170lbs-Christen Savoie defeats Alderic Keith by Doctor’s Stoppage in the 1st round

Christen Savoie wins the vacant Welterweight championship

155lbs-Marc Hebert defeats Gary Brown by submission (Triangle Choke) at 2:56 in the 1st round

265lbs-Paul Melanson defeats Todd Henry by TKO (Ground and Pound) at 2:13 in the 3rd round

Amateur Fights

265lbs- Nick Coombes (3-1) vs. Joe Pilmer (1-1)***

***Fight was taken off the card apparently because they didn’t have gloves for the fighters

160lbs-Scott McKinnon defeats Mike Somerville by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)

145lbs-Justin Ley (0-1) defeats Cory Vern by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 X2)

185lbs-Kent Vienneau defeats Ryan Goguen by submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:08 in the 1st round

155lbs-Jesse Atkinson defeats Jacob Palmer by submission (armbar) at 2:08 in the 1st round

135lbs-Robbie Inness defeats Kealan Samson by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)P

One Response to “ Elite 1: Bitter Rivals Quick Results: Savoie gets 2nd Belt with promotion ”

  1. Chin Richalds says:

    They… they didn’t have gloves for the fighters?
    Good grief lol

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