Shamrock FC 318 Recap: Ty Flores Earns Hard-Fought Victory

Friday night, everyone’s favorite Missouri-based promotion returned for another exhilarating night of combat sports action.

Shamrock FC 318 took place at the River City Casino in St. Louis, featuring 17 fights of top-notch professional and amateur action. The event aired live and exclusively on FloCombat.

A highly anticipated main event saw home state light heavyweight Ty Flores pick up a big victory against Nebraska’s Erick Murray Jr.

The first round largely consisted of Murray Jr. utilizing his versatile striking arsenal, especially his signature knees, to pick apart Flores. While Murray Jr. had some success in the takedown department, Flores was able to wear down “Dream Chaser” scoring a takedown of his own in Round 2. From there, Flores used his ground-and-pound to take out Murray Jr. via TKO.

In the co-main event, rising star Dustin Lampros continued his dominant ways, picking up yet another first-round finish. The 25-year-old bantamweight blitzed opponent Konner Shewmaker, pummeling his fellow Missourian until the referee jumped in.

“Scrappy” is undefeated in his professional career, currently sitting at 4-0. Each of Lampros’s victories has come inside of two minutes of the first round.

Earlier in the evening, NBC star Derik Scott picked up a victory in his first fight of 2019. Fresh off of winning runner-up on the hit athletic competition show, Titan Games, Scott’s strength proved to be the difference. After a pair of takedowns, Scott was able to get the back mount on opponent Trevon Crawford, get the neck, and clinch the submission via rear naked choke.

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Full Shamrock FC 318 Results:

Pro Light Heavyweight Bout: Ty Flores def. Erick Murray Jr. by TKO (ground and pound) 1:54 of Round 2 

Pro Lightweight Bout: Dustin Lampros def. Konner Shewmaker TKO (ground and pound) at 1:54 of Round 1

Pro Middleweight Bout: Shaun Scott vs. Derek Holly ends in majority draw

Pro Lightweight Bout: Dan Busch def. Trevon Crawford by unanimous decision

Pro Lightweight Bout: Derik Scott def. Calvin Glover by submission (rear naked choke) at 1:11 of Round 1

Pro Featherweight Bout: David Evans def. Sergio Robles by submission (arm triangle choke) 1:45 of Round1

Amateur Welterweight Interim Title Bout: Murodbek Choriev def. Peter Keepers by unanimous decision

Amateur Lightweight Bout: Irfan Mulabitinovic def. Tim Eschenfelder by submission (triangle choke) at 1:06 of Round 1

Amateur Super Heavyweight Kickboxing Bout: Vince Bantu def. Austin Blau by unanimous decision

Amateur Middleweight Bout: Tristan Overvig def. Scott Marler by submission (armbar) at 2:45 of Round 2

Amateur Cruiserweight Kickboxing Bout: Chuckie Brooks def. Jason Brown by unanimous decision

Amateur Women’s Flyweight Bout: Shannon Robinson def. Karen Simoncelli by submission (rear naked choke) at 1:29 of Round 1 

Amateur Kickboxing Bout: Bruce Ha def. Tyler Horton by unanimous decision

Amateur Lightweight Bout: Kenan Kapic def. Dalton Seafler by KO (head kick) at 1:45 of Round 1

Amateur Women’s Lightweight Kickboxing Bout: Melissa Lorber def. Liz Goodman by unanimous decision

Amateur Bantamweight Bout: Peter Lucitt def. Chris Lorenzo by unanimous decision

Amateur Welterweight Bout: David Frazier def. Tyree Davis by unanimous decision

Clash Of The Titans: Nick Rodriguez vs Victor Hugo

Titans take the stage as Fight to Win 135 makes its way to Sacramento, California, on Saturday, January 18, with a main event between No. 2-ranked +99kg grappler Nick Rodriguez (Renzo Gracie Academy) and 2019 No-Gi Absolute World Champion and No. 4-ranked +99kg grappler, Victor Hugo (Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu). 

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