Undefeated Prospects Gambino, Sterling Victorious at CFFC 11
stepped into the cage for the main event of Cage Fury
11 with a 7-0 record. The Tristar Gym
145-pound prospect walked away with his undefeated record intact
after stopping Eddie Fyvie
at 3:51 in round two via technical knockout to walk away with the
CFFC featherweight title.
“I hit him with a hard elbow and I felt him go a little limp,” said
Gambino. “He didn’t go unconscious but I knew it was time to go so
I unleashed everything I had.”
The first round saw Gambino use his strength in what became a
grappling bout early. He parlayed his advantage into a toss that
won him the first round and paid dividends later on.
“I think I might have taken the wind out of him,” Gambino said of
the slam. “I was using his force and it was a little bit of a mix
of a judo throw. I powered him over, felt the momentum and felt I
could toss him. I’m comfortable on the ground, knew he was a black
belt. But the ground-and-pound is a big factor against a jiu-jitsu
The promotion’s bantamweight title was also on the line as Aljamain
Sterling took on AMA Fight Club’s Sean
Santella. Sterling kept his record unblemished and took
Santella’s belt with scores of 50-45, 49-46, 49-46 after 25 minutes
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