2017 KOP 59

2017 KOP 59

Dec 16, 2017

KOP 59 went down Saturday, Dec. 16, live on FloCombat, featuring Keith Lee, Terry Martin vs. Erick Lozano and more. Here's what happened. 

KOP 59 went down Saturday, Dec. 16, live on FloCombat, featuring Keith Lee, Terry Martin vs. Erick Lozano and more. Here's what happened. 


Lozano Upsets Martin In The Main Event

Erick Lozano ended his year with a bang…..literally

The 35-year-old fighter needed just two minutes and 11 seconds into the first round to land a highlight-reel knee which sent UFC veteran Terry Martin crashing to the mat out cold. Speaking of Martin, the former UFC middleweight has now lost three of his last five fights by knockout. 

Lozano has certainly turned things around this year, winning his fourth fight in 2017 after coming off six straight losses last year. Tonight’s victory has earned him a shot at another UFC veteran in Joe Riggs, who he will face in the main event of KOP 60 in February.

'Bro-Town Phenom' Delivers

Keith Lee, brother of UFC lightweight Kevin “Mo-Town Phenom” Lee, lived up to his co-main event billing.

The 21-year-old bantamweight had a flawless performance against CES veteran Shawn Mack, finishing the nine-fight veteran in in the first round with ground and pound. Once Lee was able to get this fight to the canvas, he maintained control and landed shots at will to earn his third straight win. 

In his post-fight speech, Lee said he believes he’s a fight or two away from “the big show” and he certainly made a strong case in his promotional debut. 

Mack, meanwhile, has been finished in three of his last four fights. 

Full KOP 59 Results (*click on any fight to watch replay)

Erick Lozano def. Terry Martin via KO (Flying Knee) at 2:11, RD. 1 

Keith Lee def. Shawn Mack via TKO (Punches) at 4:09, RD. 1

Kalinn Williams def. Erick Lora via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Alexander Trevino def. Moe Williams via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 2:56, RD. 2

Jamahal Hill def. Mike Johnson via Knockout at 4:55, RD. 1 

Ruben Esparza def. Justin Overton via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Angie Jennings def. Courtney Martell via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 

Curran Jacobs def. Dillion Ankney via Unanimous Decision 

Andrew Livernois def. Zach Mendham via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1:45, RD. 3 

Coty Lopez def. Dejan Marcic via Knockout at 0:31, RD. 1 

Merijn Leerentveld def. Russell Frankhouser via TKO (Injury) at 3:00, RD. 1 

Dylan Kammerhaad def. Jesus Urena via TKO at 0:21, RD. 1 

Jesse Walthers def. Shane Rodenburg via Submission at 0:49, RD. 1 

Derek Bowen def. Jerade Murr via Unanimous Decision 

Devin Riggs def. Nate Williams via TKO (Injury) at RD. 1 

Adrian Lyons def. Xavier Smith via TKO at 1:27, RD. 1 

Event Info
KOP 59 brings the return of Keith Lee -- brother to UFC lightweight star Kevin Lee -- Alex Trevino, Erick Lozano, UFC vet Terry Martin, and much more live to your favorite device Saturday, Dec. 16. 
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